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Avoiding extremes

The left or right as political extremes are doing great harm to this wonderful country. It is like viewing through an unwashed window. We see only vague partial truths.

Michael Moore’s “Fahrenheit 9/11” does contain a message – a wake-up call for those who can see it. If any of it is accurate, we have a problem. The extremist always thinks they are right and all others are wrong. Very dangerous. If we lose the right to criticize, we then live in an oligarchy or worse. Step by step, this appears to be happening.

Mr. Moore is pointing out the myths which appear to be obvious, like it or not, with the present administration. This is true of all the administrations I remember.

I have found from my own experience that the center position allows a clear view of issues rather than a polarized point of view. Let’s all try to be sane and at least honest. None of us are privy to all of the facts. Most of what we think is true usually is reduced down to an opinion.

If possible, let us respect others point of views without going to extremes.

Don R. Spann

Nevada City

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