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    Mark Nance: New resolution to end gerrymandering

    As the year’s end approaches, it’s time to think about resolutions. I’ve often found it difficult to nail down the best one, so I have a rule of thumb: If over the course of the year I’ve come across the same idea a few times in different places, I resolve to act on it...

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    Gary K. Smith: Obama’s courage in helping Cuba

    Regarding the Dec. 18 news article “U.S. warms up to Cuba”: Thanks to President Obama for his move to begin normalizing relations with our neighbor Cuba. The announcement is a wonderful breath of fresh air in a troubled world.

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    W.E. Cockrell: Low price, no fracking in NC?

    Millions of households are helped in North Carolina by low oil prices. More generally, low oil prices should serve as a wake-up call for our state leaders who touted oil as an economic boon for our state as they passed the recent “fracking” law.

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    Phil Kirk: McCrory a man of honesty

    The front-page news story “Tree.com payouts to McCrory questioned” on a stock payout to Gov. Pat McCrory is a new all-time low and smacks of biased reporting by The Associated Press. The headline and questionable sources seek to raise questions about the governor’s integrity...

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    Robert L. Mitten: Burr can help

    I read U.S. Sen. Richard Burr’s Dec. 17 letter “Watergate vs. Feinstein.” He pointed out the differences between the Watergate hearings under former Sen. Sam Ervin and the Senate Intelligence Committee hearings under current Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

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    Joe Moran: The Benghazi duty

    In reference to Sen. Richard Burr’s Dec. 17 letter “Watergate vs. Feinsten” criticizing his colleague, Sen. Dianne Feinstein: Not too long ago, in his statement about the Benghazi report, Burr said, “It is our obligation and duty to continue to ask probing questions and...

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    Ann G. Mullin: Peaceful plan for Cuba

    Regarding the Dec. 18 news article “U.S. warms up to Cuba”: The collaboration of President Obama and Pope Francis to establish new relations between the United States and Cuba is a tribute to the ethic of peace.

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    Don Nonini: Racial violence must end

    Like many others across the United States and around the world, we are outraged by a criminal justice system that fails to hold to account the killers of unarmed residents such as Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Aiyanna Jones and many, many more.

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    Richard Benjamin: No ‘white privilege,’ just responsibility

    The recent crusade seems to be “white privilege.” I had two white parents, so I am white also. That’s not white privilege; that’s genetics.

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    Joe Burton: The job excuse

    Regarding the Dec. 16 Point of View “Torture and N.C. culpability”: The CIA’s extraordinary rendition of suspected terrorists reminded me of the trial in Jerusalem for war crimes of Adolf Eichmann, who managed the trains that took Jews to Nazi concentration camps. He denied ...

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