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Contra Costa Times editorial: Referendum drive on supervisors' greedy salaries exceeds needed signatures

On Friday, organizers will submit more than 35,000 signatures on referendum petitions seeking to overturn Contra Costa supervisors' exorbitant 33 percent pay raise. Board members should rescind their raises, pause and reflect, and then begin a reasoned dialog with the public about how much their salaries and benefits should be and how they should be set. 
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Real reason to open Cuba is not yet clearMight as well open Cuba, the U.S. has controlled facilities at Guantanamo Bay on the back side of Cuba since 1898 and, since 2002, has run an interrogation/torture facility there. 
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Thomas Sowell: Playing the race card is a very dangerous game

The cold-blooded murder of two New York City policemen as they sat in their car is not only an outrage but also a wake-up call. It shows, in the most painful way, the high cost of having demagogues, politicians, mobs and the media constantly taking cheap shots at the police. 
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