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  • Armen Bacon: A gift from Horacio, paying life forward

    Horacio Lugo walked through my front door with little knowledge about what he was getting himself into. He mostly just knew I needed a contractor and a bid for a remodel job. He arrived early evening wearing jeans and a freshly ironed shirt, his ...

  • Victor Davis Hanson: Identity politics stalls immigration reform

    Solving the illegal immigration problem should not be hard. No one knows how many foreign nationals are residing illegally in the United States — estimates range from 11 million to 20 million. But everyone understands that it is an untenable situation...

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    More renewable energy

    Of the 17.2 tons of carbon dioxide that each American produces per year, about 4 tons comes from transportation and 5 tons from household gas and electricity. While some hybrid vehicles would cut transportation CO2 production in half, most of the household electricity comes from coal-fired plants.

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    EDITORIAL: Vaccinate your children

    Refusing vaccines places our community at risk from diseases.

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    Another hit to farming

    The gravitation toward groundwater management plans as addressed by The Bee is simply another pathway for more regulation and more fees without a solution to the state's surface water dilemma. Like water, the makers of water policy will gravitate toward the path of least resistance and what could...

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    Turkey is not our ally

    Central Valley residents show a deep appreciation for Congressman Jim Costa for shedding light on the recent deplorable attacks on the Christian Armenian community of Kessab. He has called on the State Department to do more with our allies to prevent such atrocities.

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    Send Crass to Congress

    At this critical time for our country and state, we have to send the most qualified people to Washington -- men and women who understand the foundational principles upon which our country was founded and which have made us great.

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    Respect the B-17 pilots

    My husband and I have a friend who flew in a B-17 during World War II. They have talked several times about touring the aircraft together if it ever came to Fresno. They were so excited as they made their plans for Sunday. We had heard that if you have documentation that you flew in a B-17 during...

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    Regulate petition gatherers

    I work in downtown Fresno, and in an effort to be more fit, I like to walk during my lunch hour. My strolls often take me through Courthouse Park. Day after day, there is a group of folks camped out near the FAX bus stop on Van Ness collecting signatures on petitions.

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    No more tax and spend

    Once again the state of California is going to pull a fast one on us. When Edmund G. Brown was governor, he signed into law our gasoline and license plate fees to solve two problems. The money was to go into controlling air pollution and for road maintenance.

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    No longer a democracy

    Our failed foreign policy based on "the alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics" is our most dangerous enemy.

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    Filler vs. breaking news

    Recently, a local news outlet led its evening edition with a flashy graphic of "breaking news," accompanied by a serious, symphonic noise. With such urgency, the "news" being reported was that America's darling, Miley Cyrus, had been hospitalized for a severe allergic reaction. Hard-hitting news...

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