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craigwiesner commented on Wiesner’s perspective

Thank you! I spoke at a church a few years ago about our congregation's (First Presbyterian Palo Alto) years of experience working with refugees and asylum seekers. During Q&A one of the attendees said "I just can't understand by a parent would uproot his children and take them thousa…

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craigwiesner commented on Stupid stuff people say

I loved your response! Thank you!

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craigwiesner commented on It's time to rethink government housing

I spent my first seven years of life in a New York housing project. Many buildings, most ten stories or higher, packed into around 12 blocks around train stations and main bus lines. We were incredibly diverse, people from all over the world, low-income but high morale and TONS of kids. I…

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craigwiesner commented on Stupid stuff people say

Thank you! There are folks who read this paper (print and online) who think that we shouldn't share the lens through which we see the world, just our opinions. I'm grateful whenever someone does share their history, their joys and wounds, because that helps me understand the stands they a…

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Thank you! This is one of the ways where each person truly does have an opportunity to make their voice heard in something that directly impacts how our government is structured.

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craigwiesner commented on My two sons: The conclusion

Thank you so much for sharing such an intimate portrait of your life and your children's lives. As folks read your future columns your personal stories really can help readers understand the lens through which you see the world.

I have to disagree with you on your statement that "th…

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Gosh, now I'll have to start my comment threads with you with "Sir!" Were you at the Naval Postgraduate School? I was at DLI for four years.

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As is often the case when I read your comments there is much I agree with, much that gives me pause, and a recognition that though we may see things in different ways there's legitimacy in the viewpoints. Yes, the changes to our military missions do make things much less clear for our tro…

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Fair point about the reason the crowd was dispersed. I will be more careful about where I place my commas so that there is no confusion about the facts. General Milley did, in fact, walk from the White House to the church with President Trump so that Trump could have that photo taken (fac…

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craigwiesner commented on County hospital

Dr. Levy - Thanks for sharing that bit of history! It shows the importance of reaching out to people in the community to help make decisions like that.