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A merry season means safe decoratingThe holiday season is in full swing, and many families begin the festive tradition of lighting their homes and businesses.  
Misled protests over the top in their absurdityThoughts that trouble me some: if the physical and scientific evidence are not in dispute, if the stories of "hands up, don't shoot" have been recanted, if 12 people (with pressure to convict) decided a police officer followed the rules, if the  
Reasonable people must find an answerI've got friends who are police officers. I've got friends who are protesting.Cops feel that any traffic stop, domestic violence call or confrontation could result in their death.  
City ignored the sick tree for many yearsWe have a three-story-tall tree in front of our house. It belongs to the city of Oakland. Over the years, the tree has grown and has been neglected.  
Cameras would protect the police and othersI thoroughly agree with the idea that if police were required to wear cameras at all times, it would help their safety plus they would not be careless of the rights of others.  
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