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    Mirium Thompson: A wise choice for black caucus

    Thank you for featuring Renee Schoof’s Nov. 20 news article “Black caucus gets N.C. leader” on the Congressional Black Caucus’ election of U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield as chairman of the caucus.

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    Jack Clark: No profits for politics

    Regarding Newt Gingrich’s Nov. 22 column “Priority should be worker rights”: I’ll grant that workers have the right to say whether their labor union dues can be used to support political candidates, if shareholders are given the same right to say whether corporate profits...

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    Ralph Hester: Protect and serve?

    Regarding the Nov. 25 news article “No indictment in Ferguson”: Something is missing in the Ferguson, Mo. story. I am a Republican who does not agree with the outcome in the grand jury decision.

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    Maloey E. Jones: Rioters no better than Brown

    As a black male I am saddened by the death of Michael Brown and to see once again the polarized reactions. We’ve seen physical evidence of Brown’s bullying (in the video of him stealing cigars). That gives credence to the police officer’s claim that he fired his gun in fear ...

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    Gary Pellom: No-show painting

    Regarding the Nov. 25 sports article “UNC players paint more than bell at Duke”: I was surprised to read that UNC football coach Larry Fedora does not plan to discipline those responsible for the recent vandalism at Duke. It’s sad that lessons in personal responsibility will...

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    Mark Self: Clinton fanned Benghazi flame

    Regarding the Nov. 25 editorial “Benghazi mirage”: I am thinking that Republicans urged on by Fox News (thank you for telling us who is really running the country from the Republican side) and the disgraceful investigation into Benghazi would have never started if we had not had to...

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    Nancy Pauline Simpson: English not required

    Regarding the Nov. 22 letter “Too easy”: I wish some of the letter-writers who insist their grandparents “were required to learn English” before being permitted to enter the United States would give us specific times and places for those entries. Either they or the grandparents...

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    Everett E. Dodd Jr.: We’re not Hooterville

    I agree with the Nov. 7 letter “Nonlocal news important” that The N&O should not become an exclusively or predominantly local publication.

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    George Farthing: Odom fostered respect

    Regarding the Nov. 24 news article “Sense of duty drove Mary Odom”: In 1997 I was working for a Raleigh public relations firm when I had the opportunity to work with Mary Horne Odom. Our firm worked on a public policy issue of significant import to North Carolina seniors and low-income...

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    David Harscheid: Communist stretch

    The writer of the Nov. 14 letter “Action ahead” accuses columnist Harold Meyerson of quoting “a sentence right out of Karl Marx’s best writings: ‘They (Democrats) need to go where they haven’t been before – increasing workers’ power and incomes...

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