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    Religion should center on kindness

    Two of my favorite Dalai Lama quotes are: "My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness." And: "All major religious traditions carry basically the same message: that is love, compassion and forgiveness."

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    Elect 'boomeranger' to city council

    I was born and raised in Fresno, like my parents and grandparents. After leaving for school, I returned with a law degree and commitment to Fresno. Fresno's greatest asset is the "boomerang" generation, comprised of people like me who grew up here and returned to do something worthy of the investment...

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    Curbing inmate drug use

    An April 8 article in The Fresno Bee stated that nearly 25% of California prison inmates are using some type of illegal drug. The article also included a recommendation from state prison officials that prisoners' pay be cut when they test positive for drugs. Of course, cutting prisoners' pennies...

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    Liberal bias of the media

    When addressing objectivity vs. liberal bias in the media, one issue deserving of focus is the selection and priority of news coverage. This morning as I opened Google News, the top story, reasonably I might add, was the sinking of the ship off the Korean coast. However, the other "top stories" ...

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    Boudreaux gets job done

    Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux is getting the job done. In his short time leading the department, he has shown his leadership ability and style, aggressively protecting the citizens of Tulare County. He has hired more deputies on the front lines, and they are patrolling the communities and...

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    Outsource this job

    At a time when there are city budget constraints, our mayor's timing and choice to hire a public relations spokesperson at the cost of $125,000 appears to be the mayor's entitlement on the backs of the taxpayers.

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    Painful reality of rodeos

    I do hope the 100th anniversary of the Clovis Rodeo will be an epiphany of sorts, to raise the veil on its true stripe of manufactured abuse inflicted on defenseless animals who are forced into painful gyrations and contortions for the sake of "gawkers" who find this "entertainment" so delightful.

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    Earth Day celebration

    Earth Day, the world's largest secular holiday and the only event celebrated by more than a half-billion people of all backgrounds, faiths and nationalities, is sponsored by many national and international organizations.

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    Wells is man of character

    I attended the Fresno City Council Forum in January and I heard Mike Wells express his values and concerns regarding the needs of District 7. Since the forum, I have had the opportunity to talk with Mike at several functions and have found him to be a man of character, closely tied to his community...

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    Smith serves community

    I would like to express my support for Steven Smith for Fresno County Superior Court judge. I met him as a young lawyer in 1993.

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