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Do you agree with U.S. Rep. Salud Carbajal's (D-Santa Barbara) decision to attend Trump's inauguration?

Yes. He should definitely go and show respect for the new president.
I agree that he should attend to show Trump that Latinos have a strong voice in our government.
No. He should stand in solidarity with U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia) and other congressional members who aren't attending.
I don't care what he does on inauguration day, as long as he does a good job as a congressman.

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The following article was posted on July 10th, 2013, in the New Times - Volume 27, Issue 50 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 27, Issue 50

Thanks, Paul

San Luis Obispo

By Michelle Tasseff

After reading numerous letters to the editor attacking the Republicans or the Democrats, I believe that both parties share responsibility for our past and current situations. The recent election in San Luis Obispo made me realize that not everyone feels the need to promote their own political party agenda.

Sometimes candidates have only a desire to do what’s best for their community. City Council candidate Paul Brown refused to accept money from any special interest group; he refused to attack his opponents even when one of them waged a personal attack on him. While at times we had very different views, Paul was a candidate that always listened.

Paul Brown ran a clean campaign and unfortunately lost. It’s still nice to know the world still has good guys even if the good guy doesn’t always win. Paul, you will always be a good guy. Remember that this “former” Democrat will always be in your corner.