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Should oil companies be allowed to drill off the coast in SLO County?

Who are we to stand in the way of a company's profits? Drill away!
Yes but we should be sensitive to environmental concerns and only allow a few drilling operations.
No. It's environmentally destructive and the costs of a spill would be disastrous for SLO County.
No. I'd hate to see the view from our beaches spoiled by ugly oil platforms.

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The following article was posted on March 15th, 2017, in the New Times - Volume 31, Issue 34 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 31, Issue 34

A couple of things ...

By Charlee Smith - Templeton

Anna Plotkin's opinion piece ("At the crossroads," March 9) is a poignant and inspirational tale of legal immigration, which very few people oppose. Her last paragraph, however, has no relationship to her experience. She didn't take illegal shortcuts to become a resident of our great nation.

For two weeks in a row, the Shredder has called out the liberals who are displaying self-destructive behavior. Please stop doing that! As a conservative, I'm enjoying their rants, and they are shredding the respect I once had for most progressives.