State action regarding VECO
By Lynette Clark
December 03, 2007
I must first write that this perspective is my own. It does,
however, adhere to my own political leanings as a long time Alaskan,
and a leader of the AIP.
U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens said Thursday he has no fear of a Democratic
opponent in next year's election, and he blamed overzealous reporters
for the continued interest in the federal investigation both
he and his son have been caught up in. Quoted from the November
16th, Anchorage Daily News, front page. Poor Uncle Ted, his sky
I can fully understand Ted wanting to divert attention to another
direction. I, for one, thank the press for its persistence in
bringing up the issue that Alaska s senior Senator is under a
continuing investigation by Federal authorities. I am in complete
wonderment as to why the Senator and his Baby Ben aren t under
investigation by the State of Alaska at this point! It s not
like the Stevens name was not mentioned in that Federal trial
evidence used to convict those who are now doing time . I also
cannot understand why our wonderful Governor first requests the
Senator to enlighten her regarding this investigation, then basically
accepts his reply to butt out . Amazing.
I think to do nothing is wrong. The Governor should inquire as
to what other malfeasance has occurred within Alaska s Congress
and its federal representation. The lack of ethics in our representative
system, from Washington, DC, to right here at home, is rising.
Alaska s faith in those officials is tanking, and, the citizen
s contract, our Constitution, has been sold out.
All in all, there s some pretty transparent proof, on record,
of poor judgement, absence of ethics, easy money changing hands,
breaches of Constitutional Oath of Offices, resulting in individuals
going to jail after being accused, tried and convicted. Conviction
based on hard evidence, evidence that named more names; two of
which are Ted and Ben Stevens.
Now, here s this elephant in our living rooms. We should start
shoveling the manure and get to the truth. Who else is involved
in this growing VECO scandal? This Federal investigation is the
tip of a global warming iceberg! Alaska s Attorney General should
be looking for any extension of those threads of deceit that
have entered the political bodies of those who represent. I am
sure the bad apples are few, but we need to know how many worms
For me, thinking about the two party politics is, like putting
one, and then the other, in my hands like a gold scale. I think,
Democrat / Republican. Doing that, I realized they are one in
the same, so I ve washed my hands of it, and decided that in
2008, I would vote for Alaska. If the Alaskan Independence Party
does not offer a candidate itself, I will vote for another qualified
Independent candidate for the U.S. Senate. .
My point is when this all starts to happen, Alaskans, as voters,
have to make different plans for where and with whom we place
the confidence of our votes. Many of us realize the political
paths some have been traveling need to be changed, also, at this
point in time, we can no longer trust the politics as usual
which has been practiced in Alaska since Statehood. Corporate
/ political corruption with VECO is not something new here. Their
name and kinds of trouble visited Alaskans in years past, leaving
dozens of unanswered questions then too.
In closing, to the Anchorage press and this Newspaper, please
ask more questions about this investigation and keep your readers
informed. As our Governor representing Alaskans, Mrs. Palin please
initiate an investigation, through the Attorney General s office
into VECO s orchestrations to rob Alaskans of their full measure
and value of our resources and representation. Alaska should
address any crimes committed on the State level, finding out
who were the other members of that Club, the Corrupt Bunch
of Cowards! Remember Mrs. Palin, those served Justice by the
Feds, do have a serving coming from our State.
An Alaskan first,
Alaskan Independence Party
Coalition Advisor, I Vote Alaska 2008
Delegate to the 2nd North American Secessionists Convention 2007
About: "I am a 33 resident
of Alaska, a goldminer by trade, and I work with the tourist
industry also. I am a founding member of the AIP and am currently
Chairman. I beleive in an informed public, and good neighbors."
Received December 02, 2007
- Published December 03, 2007
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