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    Joe Wheelan: McCrory prolonged story

    Regarding the Dec. 19 news article “McCrory critical of news report”: The Associated Press deserves praise for its carefully written investigative story about Gov. Pat McCrory’s alleged conflict-of-interest problems at Tree.com.

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    Tom Benton: Grading system too simplistic

    Thanks for the Dec. 17 editorial “Grade deflation” rejecting the new state-imposed grading system.

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    Mike Morin: Scandal balance

    Regarding your paper’s joy at the release of the biased Senate Democratic report on torture (“Report: Torture by CIA wasn’t worth its cruelty,” Dec. 10 news article), I hope you will use the same font settings on your front-page headline to report the findings of the ...

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    David Fellerath: Pork business questions

    J. Andrew Curliss’ intriguing High on the Hog series raises questions that aren’t fully answered. Curliss portrays his two hog farmers as plucky innovators, but there’s little information about their relationship to Sumitomo, a giant Japanese consortium that, in its role as ...

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    Steve Hensen: Class divisions

    I often see letters in The People’s Forum riddled with confusion, half-truths and even occasional lies, but few as egregious as the Dec. 16 “Blame game” letter protesting a “one-sided” view of the rich in an editorial cartoon.

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    Amy Beshgetoorian: Make a lifestyle change

    Regarding the High on the Hog series: I am offended by seeing tightly penned pigs and their carcasses on the front page every day. Pigs have been proven to be more intelligent than dolphins, but I don’t believe we will see anyone glorifying the deliciousness of dolphin steak.

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    Doug Jennette: Making monsters

    Eugene Robinson’s Dec. 13 column “Answering evil with evil” on the use of torture eloquently speaks to the core of an issue we face as a nation: Will we adhere to our deepest principles even when we are afraid, vulnerable, hurt or confused?

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    Henrietta Jenrette: Take the high ground regarding torture

    Regarding the Dec. 10 news article “Report: Torture by CIA wasn’t worth its cruelty”: A reader replied in a Dec. 11 letter, “This is what a spy agency should be doing. Our enemies should be terrified of what may happen to them if they are captured.”

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    Michael Lindsay: Costly captivity

    In a Dec. 9 news story, we read that six Guantanamo Bay prisoners were recently released and sent to Uruguay. The six men were detained 12 years ago for alleged ties with al-Qaida but were never charged. According to a New Republic article in September, the cost per prisoner in Guantanamo is $2....

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    Gail S. Phares: Tarnishing U.S.

    Regarding the Dec. 11 news article “CIA, Senate Dems feud over torture report”: I have grave concerns about the report from the Senate Intelligence Committee on the use of torture by the CIA and contractors.

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