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Voters could decide issues better than our representatives do: Letters

Voters could decide issues better than electeds do Re “Are voters asked to decide too much?” (Ques...

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    Is L.A.’s anti-homelessness effort helping or hurting?: Letters

    Anti-homelessness effort: Is it helping or hurting? In honor of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s pledge to spend $100 million over the next 10 years to alleviate the homeless problem in Los Angeles, may we update the terms “Hooverville” and “Hoover flag” to “Garcettivilles” for the homeless encampments that have sprung up all over the city, most noticeably the San Fernando Valley? And how about “Garcetti...

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    Harsh politics caused by more than GOP actions: Letters

    Harsh politics caused by more than GOP actions Re “Legislative, court actions have made politics harsh” (June 24): While I agree with most of what Kevin Modesti wrote, most of his examples are one-sided. Funny how he never discussed how Democrats gerrymandered districts when they controlled state legislatures (especially in California). He seems...

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    Rest of world is atwitter about Trump’s behavior: Letters

    World is atwitter about president’s behavior Once again, Americans have to endure the tweets and consequences of the latest day in the Trump administration. As a leader, President Trump is failing miserably. The example he sets is hard to explain to our children, let alone to ourselves. He whines and moans that he is not being treated nicely by a TV show, so he lashes out with a vicious attack on the hosts, calling them names. Especially cruel were the...

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    Is American still first on the Fourth? Readers respond: Letters

    Our Question of the Week asked readers, <URL destination="http://www.dailynews.com/opinion/20170626/is-america-still-first-on-this-july-4th-question-of-the-week">Is America still first on this July 4th? On its 241st birthday, U.S. is still the greatest On July 4, we celebrate and honor what 56 patriots did when they, with a firm reliance on divine providence, pledged to each other their lives, their fortunes and their...

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    Rep. Sherman will keep working for immigration reform: Letters

    Those ‘illegals’ are part of our communities Re “Congressman’s comment on Trump is a cheap shot” (Letters, June 21): Eric Dresser says, in his letter to the Daily News, that I shouldn’t spend time reading obstruction of justice statutes. Mr. Dresser says instead I should “support the president in enforcing...

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    DWP statement on San Fernando Valley water fails the smell test: Letters

    DWP statement on Valley water fails the smell test Re “What’s that smell? If you’re in the San Fernando Valley, it may be your water” (June 22): If you live in the San Fernando Valley, you might have noticed your water smells a lot like a fishy lake. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has...

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    Homeless could make new use of military land: Letters

    Homeless could make new use of military land There are a number of military installations in California that are not in use and could probably be rehabilitated to accommodate the homeless. Let’s not forget, in 1942 hundreds of thousands of citizens were sent to relocation camps, a majority of whom were U.S. citizens and relatives thereof. It took no time to create small “cities” to house these individuals, building inexpensive, durable and...

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    Sherman should support pro-Israel President Trump: Letters

    Sherman should support this pro-Israel president Congressman Brad Sherman, I am deeply disappointed in you. You easily win re-election because the people in our district fervently believe in you and what you stand for. You have always been a friend of the Jewish people and Israel. In this case, it doesn’t matter, but President Trump is the most Israel-friendly president we have had in a long time. Are you telling me that the previous president had...

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    Are voters asked to decide too much? Readers respond: Letters

    Our Question of the Week asked readers, Are California voters asked to decide too much, or too little? Founders didn’t intend for public to make laws If voters are asked to decide anything beyond which candidate should be their representative, then they are asked to decide too much. The United States is not a...

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    Education is getting better for California kids: Letters

    Education is getting better for California kids Re “Is big spending on needy students paying off?” (June 18): CALmatters reporter Jessica Calefati relies on faulty research, narrow metrics and insufficient data to make sweeping generalizations and unsubstantiated conclusions about the...

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