Letter to the editor

Vote for Christian values

To the editor: “We must preserve Christian civilization.” Franklin D. Roosevelt said that. This is one of the reasons I will vote for Aaron Gibson for Fairbanks City Council and Jim Matherly for mayor.

Julie Smyth, who wants the council seat instead of our candidate, Aaron Gibson, gave testimony at one of the marijuana hearings. Listening to the tape I obtained from the city clerk’s office, I heard Julie begin by identifying herself as an atheist. Julie, a single mom, carried a sleeping baby in her arms, and two small children accompanied her. Her complaint was that rules from her landlord disallowed marijuana to be smoked. She further complained she could not take her children into the store or factory where she buys her cannabis, so she had to hire a babysitter and find a ride. She thought that if she is allowed to take her baby and children into a liquor store, then it should be the same for a marijuana factory.

Her worldview is against us. The union-endorsed borough and school board candidates are of another worldview, secular humanism, and against our stable American system that encourages traditional families. Julie and the “cliques” on the Borough Assembly and school board have plans for mayoral candidate Kathryn Dodge to revisit and enforce LGBTQ dominance over the rest of us. Julie and the other union-endorsed candidates support abortion, the LGBTQ lifestyle, and entry drugs like cannabis. Some on the assembly are now profiting from marijuana businesses.

I am voting for the men who respect Western civilization and Christian civilization. My candidates know about the unique American foundation designed by our Creator with the Ten Commandments applied to our laws. Our Declaration identifies our First Right: our protection from conception to natural death.

My candidates understand that government needs limits, human life is precious and people need a strong work ethic, not welfare. We need to budget rather than charge. My candidates are other-centered, not self-centered. For Borough Assembly: Frank Tomaszewski, Jeff Rentzel, Jimi Cash, Zachary Floyd. For school board: Matthew Sampson, Mike Kenna. And for Fairbanks city Mayor: Jim Matherly. And City Council: Aaron Gibson.

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