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    Brandau shows his biases

    In an interview with Bee reporter George Hostetter (Dec. 13) Fresno City Council President Steve Brandau explained that the public comment time regarding the General Plan was held on a separate night to avoid an all-nighter at a council meeting.

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    CIA report: If not now, when?

    Cal Thomas (article Dec. 12) thinks that releasing the CIA report on “advanced interrogation” or torture, during the war still in progress is wrong, and the U.S. will be compromised by doing so. If not now, when? In the war without end? Even without the CIA report, the beheadings will...

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    Handmaidens of atrocity

    Since 1979, my government’s incidental condemnation of theocratic-sponsored brutality occurring throughout the world makes us all handmaidens of atrocity. Thus the headline: “Terrorists hijacked a peaceful religion” is yet another condescending proclamation that demeans fact.

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    Watch what you say

    On Dec. 10, Congress passed a bill called the Intelligence Authorization Act for 2015. Not very many people have heard of this bill, much less its passage since the media’s main focus is on the CIA torture report. However, the act contains language that Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) “...

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    Revolution must come

    Is the revolution nearly upon us? Will it be violent or can we do it by peaceful consensus?

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    Let’s talk to Glaspie

    On July 25, 1990, Saddam Hussein met with the U.S. ambassador to Iraq, April Glaspie, to discuss his troops amassing along the Iraq-Kuwait border. Ambassador Glaspie stressed that President Bush wanted peace in the region, but that the U.S. would not interfere with any Arab-to-Arab conflict. Was...

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    Restore the big Clovis barn

    In response to The Bee story regarding Clovis buying the former Clovis Lumber site, the big wooden barn-looking building should be restored and used for public functions. There is enough room for a library and other uses.

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    Condescending to residents

    Concerning the Dec. 13 article “Home stretch gets rocky for Fresno’s 2035 general plan,” if the home stretch is rocky for the end of the general plan process, it will be on the Fresno City Council and mayor.

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    Three tips for safe holiday driving

    Nothing says season’s greetings like the sound of squealing tires and the sudden crunch of automotive sheet metal. I’ve seen the remnants of 11 vehicular accidents on the Fresno roadways since Thanksgiving and that’s just in my routine travels. This is the time to be at home...

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    Poor need a fighting chance

    Being homeless has got to be by far one of the hardest things anyone can go through. Sometimes I ask myself what has to happen for someone to get to that point? What has to happen for someone to end up on the streets? Whatever happened to family? Why are they not helping their loved ones?

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