Welcome to our Guest Page. Here we reprint
sample writings of a large variety of people engaged in contemporary political thought.
Whenever possible, we will give you links to their homepages or e-mail addresses. We
strive to print all sides of an issue and therefore the writers featured here do not
necessarily belong to, or even endorse our group. Come back often, as the documents
provided here are constantly changing. If you wish to comment (either agree or disagree)
with anything you read here, you are welcome to e-mail us your ideas - maybe you will see
your thoughts featured here one day! Editorials are listed with the most recent at the
The Purpose of the Permanent Fund: This is a brief summary of the purposes behind the Alaska
Permanent Fund, listing in particular its public purposes. Brought to you courtesy
of Jim Weidner, a local guardian of the Permanent Fund.
Sales Taxes Anyone? There is a move afoot to make another
try for sales taxes in Fairbanks. Here is one viewpoint on the strategy behind that.
Is This How They Reward a
from someone who tried to repair the yard signs for a political opponent. The philosophy
presented here is closely aligned with ITA's feelings on mud slinging. Presented by the
Advance Alaska Network.
Unification by Stealth: a cynical look at responses by Mayor candidates in the
September forums. Another essay by the Advance Alaska Network.
Who's Who: a closer look at the individual/group behind the ads. It is good
to get "the rest of the story"!
ITA Prints Reader Responses: Commentary (from Letters to the editor of the Fairbanks Daily
News-Miner) on a series of controversial ads appearing locally. While the issues are state
ones, they impact local taxes, and therefore, local taxpayers.
Taxes in Alaska: Alaskans don't pay taxes? From the Advance
Alaska Network, this essay gives insights into Alaska's true tax situation. From here you
can link to other essays at the website of the author, Kevin McGehee.
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