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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Cosette Serabjit-Singh: Biology v. behavior

    The Ginger Rogers solution (make-up, high heels and backward) to the budget negotiations in the General Assembly implied by Rob Christensen in his July 13 column “Leave budget to women” resonates with my frustration with ineffective leadership by our elected body.

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    Mary Ann McCarthy: Time to sunset the Export-Import Bank

    Regarding the July 23 Point of View “A good-for-business bank”: Time for some facts about the little-known Export Import Bank. The embarrassing numbers are the crux of the matter. There were 10,653 export companies in North Carolina in 2012. Ex-Im assisted only 82 North Carolina companies...

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    Ned Gardner: Oh, the irony

    The July 29 column “Undermining school progress” led with the proclamation “Leaders of teacher unions are trying to discredit higher academic standards and weighing of student progress against them.”

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    Leslie Bryant: Crowder doing his job

    Regarding the July 28 news article “Crowder reports parking violators” about Councilman Thomas Crowder and front-yard parking violations: As a neighborhood leader in Southwest Raleigh, I appreciate having him as our city representative. We always try to enhance the livability of this...

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    Vincent M. DiSandro Sr.: President McCrory?

    Regarding the July 20 column “Too soon to talk of president”: Rob Christensen and liberals like him cannot stand to admit that Gov. Pat McCrory’s decision to stop paying people not to work is working. They scramble to find other reasons for the rapid drop in unemployment when...

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    Wanda Easley: GOP socialism

    Regarding the July 23 news article “Bill to limit sales tax worries local leaders”: I thought Republicans espoused local government. If so, why would they consider limiting local sales tax and local referendums? If Sen. Rick Gunn, a Burlington Republican, wants to “level the...

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    Jim Beckford: Accept children

    The ongoing news items picturing mean-spirited Americans blocking children from Latin America from entering the United States prompted me to write.

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    Louis Schlaufman: Don’t knock VA care

    I am bewildered by the avalanche of negative criticism, often insulting, by the media, many politicians and others against Veterans Affairs health care.

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    George J. Sharpley: Limit taxpayers’ money to entrepreneurs

    The July 12 business article “Startup delivers air filters to homes” was a perfect example of how entrepreneurs develop businesses. This is the way to develop entrepreneurs without throwing taxpayer money at a business “wannabee” that, more often than not, will fail.

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    Jimmy Holcomb: Vouchers’ real intent

    Your July 18 news story “Vouchers may flow before hearing” included references to families, as well as schools, as recipients of this taxpayer money.

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