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Targeted killings miss the mark

In the past four years, 326 reported U.S. drone strikes have occurred within Pakistan with an estimated 1,707 to 3,025 deaths – more than 400 of them reported to be civilian bystanders. All of this within a country that the United States is not at war with.

Let’s keep race out of election politics

Let's keep race out of election politics

John Sununu paid a visit to CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight” last week. During the interview with Morgan, Sununu suggested that former secretary of state Colin Powell is supporting President Barack Obama because they are of the same race.

Death penalty wastes resources

On the ballot for next week’s election is Proposition 34, to repeal the death penalty. Perspectives both for and against the death penalty are controversial and can’t help but involve people’s personal moral and religious views.

Vote ‘yes’ on 30: Fund public schools

Prop. 30 would increase the state sales tax from 7.25 percent to 7.5 percent for four years, even though most Los Angelinos are already paying a sales tax of 8.75 percent.

Put issues above appearance

As the presidential election is almost upon us, the people of the United States have been subjected to the petty slap attacks between our two major candidates over the course of the debates. Audiences have watched as the candidates have bounced insults and ideas off each other and reacted on-the-spot to criticism.

Proposition 32 would hurt unions

Proposition 32 would hurt unions

Proposition 32 is just another one-sided measure worded carefully by the wealthy trying to maintain their power.

Let’s keep Rock tradition

Tradition is now being tested as the grass around the Rock has been dying, due to paint runoff from the circular platform and being absorbed by the soil. Despite ecological damage, suspending action to further paint this Rock is now, well, untraditional.

Know what’s in your food

Know what’s in your food

People are starting to become more cautious about what they eat. Counting calories, reading nutrition facts and choosing healthier alternatives over a McDouble cheeseburger: they are taking every step to ensure a healthy diet and know what exactly is in the food they consume.

Free parking: Come and get it, ULV

Free parking: Come and get it, ULV

ULV has given students an option of using a shuttle to get to school but students and employees are not taking advantage of this marvelous, free option of transportation.

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