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- Lee saw a guard let off warning shots and then open fire, killing two people on board.
- There wasn't another Alexei at the Shultz88 trial, so it must be he whom they let off scot-free.
- But the human rights lawyers complain that the message from the Chiquita deal is that if companies do transgress, they'll be let off lightly.
- What a party. It wasn't really a reason for celebration, more a reason to let off steam, but whatever the motivation for Wednesday's demonstration near the U.S. Capitol - it was welcome.on June 19, 2013 Source: Amarillo Globe-News
- Gov. Brown should veto the budget bill that would let official business escape scrutiny. Citizens' right to know what government is up to is paramount. SACRAMENTO — Given half a chance — any rationale at all — governments invariably will try to restrict the citizenry's access to public information. Especially if it might shine the light on official stupidity or misbehavior.on June 19, 2013 Source: Los Angeles Times