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Double Time for Bad Cops?

I believe all cops with the mind-set of [Anthony F.] Graffeo should be “retired” [Letters, May 4]. Only then will the taxpaying public have a police force that does not go to extremes to protect and cover up for their law-breaking coworkers [“Killed on Camera,” April 20]. When these cops feel they are above the […]

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Who’s Got the Agenda Here?

Re: Hot Type / “Wise Asses” (July 4, 2003): It was very observant of you–a heterosexual, I presume–to notice Antonin Scalia’s choice of the phrase “so-called homosexual agenda.” The “gay agenda” is actually a phrase that was coined by the radical religious right to expose homosexuals’ quest for “special rights” (another RRR-coined phrase). Around the […]

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Corporate Back Scratching

Re: Hot Type’s “Red Brigade” (February 21) R.J. Reynolds’s corporate spokesperson was “interested” but not too in the similarity between their Kamel Red logo and the Tribune’s RedEye minipaper. Have corporations gone soft on trademark infringement suddenly, or did the two giants look each other in the “Eye” and decide it would be too costly […]