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Irony in extremists calling us crusadersI've been trying to make sense of the terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere. The Islamic militants can't seriously think that Europe, Russia and the Americas will give in and become good Muslims as a result of the violence against us.  
Don't commit funds to keep the RaidersThanks to the author of the Nov. 17 letter, "It's very good way to be a one-term mayor," for writing the letter I wish I'd written -- warning Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf that she will be a one-term mayor if she commits one of our tax dollars to keep the Raiders  
Should kill our 'war on drugs' industriesThe people are ready to legalize recreational marijuana.The question is whether our "war on drugs" industry proponents are ready.  
A disservice to print letters that distortWe are all entitled to our opinions but not to our own facts. When the newspaper publishes a letter claiming fact and supporting these so-called facts with ad hominem attack, the paper does readers a vast disservice.  
Editorial's language elicits bad responseAs a long-time subscriber to this paper, I was surprised and troubled by the use of the word "civilized" in Nov.  
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