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    What would U.S. do?

    In response to “Time to say stop” (Letters, July 23): Consider these facts: Palestinians live in peace only in Israel. In 2005, Israel gave Palestine the Gaza Strip — people left homes and lives they had built. Since then, 11,000 rockets have been fired into Israel. Should Israel...

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    Split the land

    My name is Tia, and I’m 11 years old. I read the political comic July 27. After my mom explained that it meant Israel is fighting over land with Palestine, I said, “Why don’t they just share the land or split it down the middle?” She told me that is what the countries...

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    Gang causes

    As gangs and immigration occupy a large amount of today’s print, I thought I’d offer a few comments.

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    No campaign funds

    In response to a letter by Jerry Clay : A Better Atascadero does not fund candidate campaigns. We endorse candidates, including those currently serving, but do not fund them — our campaigns are completely separate.

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    Remember victims

    The 69th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is approaching. Nobel laureate in literature Kenzaburo Oe commented: “Like earthquakes, tsunamis, and other natural calamities, the experience of Hiroshima should be etched into human memory: It was even more dramatic a catastrophe...

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    Sweep-it-yourself

    I personally don’t think that street sweepers are very efficient or effective. Arresting a litterbug from time to time might be better.

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    Danger, bee crossing

    The Sacramento Bee editorial about bees in the June 28 paper triggered a memory.

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    SLO County must re-evaluate its oil projects

    North America’s shale oil boom that started this decade has been compared to the Gold Rush fever that swept the nation in 1849 — except that the California Gold Rush lured young men to a wild, lawless place in search of fame and fortune, while shale oil is luring corporate oil and gas...

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    Making a Declaration

    The Tribune’s tradition of publishing the The Declaration of Independence in your July 4 edition each year is much appreciated. I reread it every year.

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    Defend the children

    To those of you who are against any type of abortion because it kills an unborn fetus, where are you now that small, living children, seeking to escape from murder, drug wars and corruption, are seeking help from America?

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