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The Commercial Dispatch
Leonard Pitts: Pragmatism don't know Bernieby knowledge, decency or dignity is closing in on the White House. We should pr
Leonard Pitts: Pragmatism don't know Bernie
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 18 hours ago
by knowledge, decency or dignity is closing in on the White House. We should probably take a little inspiration from that. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, Fla., 33132. Readers may contact him via e-mail at... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
For Sanders supporters, the greatest sin is pragmatisma reality show buffoon unburdened by knowledge, decency or dignity is closing i
For Sanders supporters, the greatest sin is pragmatism
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
a reality show buffoon unburdened by knowledge, decency or dignity is closing in on the White House. We should probably take a little inspiration from that. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. His email is lpitts@miamihe... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Column should be required readingin Opinion I thank The Dispatch for publishing the May 15 op-ed “US did what i
Column should be required reading
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
in Opinion I thank The Dispatch for publishing the May 15 op-ed “US did what it had to against a ruthless enemy,” by Leonard Pitts Jr. He wrote many things that readers should be reminded of on a regular basis about why the United States... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Pragmatism don’t know Bernieby knowledge, decency or dignity is closing in on the White House. We should pr
Pragmatism don’t know Bernie
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
by knowledge, decency or dignity is closing in on the White House. We should probably take a little inspiration from that. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald.E-mail at lpitts@miamiherald.com. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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The Mercury News
Pitts: Bernie Sanders and pragmatismAnd no, that's not an inspiring battle cry. But a reality show buffoon unburde
Pitts: Bernie Sanders and pragmatism
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
And no, that's not an inspiring battle cry. But a reality show buffoon unburdened by knowledge, decency or dignity is closing in on the White House. We should probably take a little inspiration from that. Leonard Pitts Jr. is Miami Herald columni... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Cameron TriplettMedia bias in Zimmerman gun sale "I hesitate to bring up the facts." With thes
Cameron Triplett
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Media bias in Zimmerman gun sale "I hesitate to bring up the facts." With these words Leonard Pitts began his column in Sunday's paper. How true! When the facts run afoul of his biased, racist, twisted agenda, damn them! Recently he wrote a piece... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Pitts: We'll all pay the price for Zimmerman's gun auctionis thereby — again — debased, and the nation, shamed. So when this thing is sol
Pitts: We'll all pay the price for Zimmerman's gun auction
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
is thereby — again — debased, and the nation, shamed. So when this thing is sold it really won’t matter who writes the check. We all will pay the price. Leonard Pitts Jr. is a columnist for the Miami Herald. Send email to lpitts@miamihera... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
No, Mr. Trump, Ferguson is not the most dangerous place on Earthaccess to the nuclear codes. So if you really want to know the most dangerous
No, Mr. Trump, Ferguson is not the most dangerous place on Earth
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
access to the nuclear codes. So if you really want to know the most dangerous place on Earth, it's simple. It's every polling place in America, come November. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. His e-mail is lpitts@miamiherald... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Letters to the editorsacrifices if this American experiment will prevail over evil. J P Was A hot
Letters to the editor
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
sacrifices if this American experiment will prevail over evil. J P Was A hot night in Cleveland DEAR EDITOR: Reading Leonard Pitts' opinion, I agree there will be disruption at the Cleveland convention. George Soros will bus in his "Obama... Read more
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OregonLive.com
George Zimmerman takes a victory lap on dead boy's grave: Leonard Pitts Jr.By Leonard Pitts Jr. It was not enough just to kill Sam Hose. No, they had to
George Zimmerman takes a victory lap on dead boy's grave: Leonard Pitts Jr.
OregonLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. It was not enough just to kill Sam Hose. No, they had to make souvenirs out of him. Hose was an African-American man lynched by a mob of some 2,000 white women and men in 1899 near the town of Newman, Ga. They did all the usual... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
George Zimmerman dances on Trayvon Martin's gravelife is thereby -- again -- debased, and the nation, shamed. So when this thing
George Zimmerman dances on Trayvon Martin's grave
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
life is thereby -- again -- debased, and the nation, shamed. So when this thing is sold it really won't matter who writes the check. We all will pay the price. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. His email is lpitts@miamiherald... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
George Zimmerman takes a victory lap on a dead boy’s gravethe nation, shamed. So when this thing is sold it really won’t matter who write
George Zimmerman takes a victory lap on a dead boy’s grave
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
the nation, shamed. So when this thing is sold it really won’t matter who writes the check. We all will pay the price. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. E-mail at lpitts@miamiherald.com. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Gun used to kill black teenager Trayvon Martin is sold at auctionof the winning bidder is not yet known due to the auction site's rules. The au
Gun used to kill black teenager Trayvon Martin is sold at auction
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
of the winning bidder is not yet known due to the auction site's rules. The auction was branded a "national shame" by Leonard Pitts, a Pulitzer-winning columnist for the Miami Herald. Trayvon Martin was killed at his Florida home in February... Read more
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Raw Story
George Zimmerman sells gun used to kill Trayvon Martin to ‘John Smith’ for $138,900efforts to sell the weapon, which he called “an American Firearm icon” in an ac
George Zimmerman sells gun used to kill Trayvon Martin to ‘John Smith’ for $138,900
Raw Story / Posted 8 days ago
efforts to sell the weapon, which he called “an American Firearm icon” in an accompanying description on the auction site. Leonard Pitts, a Pulitzer prize-winning columnist for the Miami Herald, wrote on Wednesday that the auction was “a national... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Leonard Pitts: George Zimmerman takes a victory lap on a dead boy's gravethe nation, shamed. So when this thing is sold it really won't matter who write
Leonard Pitts: George Zimmerman takes a victory lap on a dead boy's grave
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
the nation, shamed. So when this thing is sold it really won't matter who writes the check. We all will pay the price. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, Fla., 33132. Readers may contact him via e-mail at... Read more
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The Mercury News
Pitts: George Zimmerman, Travyon Martin and a debasing auctionin someone's den. African-American life is thereby -- again -- debased, and th
Pitts: George Zimmerman, Travyon Martin and a debasing auction
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
in someone's den. African-American life is thereby -- again -- debased, and the nation, shamed. So when this thing is sold it really won't matter who writes the check. We all will pay the price. Leonard Pitts Jr. is a Miami Herald... Read more
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Raw Story
Pulitzer Prize winner: Zimmerman’s gun sale echoes ‘trophies’ taken from lynched black menPulitzer Prize winning writer Leonard Pitts, Jr. argued this week that the auct
Pulitzer Prize winner: Zimmerman’s gun sale echoes ‘trophies’ taken from lynched black men
Raw Story / Posted 8 days ago
Pulitzer Prize winning writer Leonard Pitts, Jr. argued this week that the auction of a gun used to kill Trayvon Martin dates back to when body parts of lynched black men were traded as “trophies.” Over the past few weeks, the man who killed Martin,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pitts: Should America apologize for Hiroshima? Nofact, reverently whispered, with regard to Hiroshima and they are not 'I'm sorr
Pitts: Should America apologize for Hiroshima? No
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
fact, reverently whispered, with regard to Hiroshima and they are not 'I'm sorry.' No, the only words that matter are this promise and prayer: Never again. Leonard Pitts is a columnist with the Miami Herald. His email address is lpitts@herald.... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Letters in Brief: Trump's worrisome flipping and floppingchange this race for the White House! C.B. Roberts, Jacksonville PITTS ON HIR
Letters in Brief: Trump's worrisome flipping and flopping
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
change this race for the White House! C.B. Roberts, Jacksonville PITTS ON HIROHSIMA Usually when I read a column by Leonard Pitts, I am seething by the time I’m halfway through it —and burning by the time I’m finished it. But I will have to... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Should America apologize for Hiroshima?to Hiroshima and they are not “I’m sorry.” No, the only words that matter are t
Should America apologize for Hiroshima?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
to Hiroshima and they are not “I’m sorry.” No, the only words that matter are this promise and prayer: Never again. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. E-mail at lpitts@miamiherald.com. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Leonard Pitts' rants are shameful fantasyLeonard Pitts’ leftist rants a shameful fantasy Editor: Syndicated columnist L
Leonard Pitts' rants are shameful fantasy
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 10 days ago
Leonard Pitts’ leftist rants a shameful fantasy Editor: Syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts’ rant against Republicans was shameful. He claims 50 percent of the country’s voters are ignorant racists and liars, a deadly cancer in America that is... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Pitts: Right-wing fanatics may be issue on election dayreassurance. Maybe it’s time to take crazy at face value. Will there be blood?
Pitts: Right-wing fanatics may be issue on election day
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
reassurance. Maybe it’s time to take crazy at face value. Will there be blood? Here’s a better question: Will you honestly be surprised if there is? Leonard Pitts, Jr., is a columnist for the Miami Herald. Send email to lpitts@miamiher... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Catawba College celebrates commencement and honors retiring faculty membersDr. Corriher picked up responsibility for booking speakers for Catawba’s Commun
Catawba College celebrates commencement and honors retiring faculty members
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
Dr. Corriher picked up responsibility for booking speakers for Catawba’s Community Forums. He brought notable names like Leonard Pitts, a Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper columnist, and Dr. Jim Martin, a former N.C. Governor who had been one of... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
your opinonscientific age, so we need these exciting stories to entertain us. BOB SINGER
your opinon
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
scientific age, so we need these exciting stories to entertain us. BOB SINGER WILKES-BARRE Insecurities stoked Editor: Leonard Pitts’ commentary on Monday, with the headline, “Election as reckoning for national character,” contains one of the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
If Trump wins, will there be blood?to take crazy at face value. Will there be blood? Here’s a better question: Wi
If Trump wins, will there be blood?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
to take crazy at face value. Will there be blood? Here’s a better question: Will you honestly be surprised if there is? Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. E-mail him at lpitts@miamiherald.com. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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The Mercury News
Pitts: If Trump wins, will there be blood?been wrong. Maybe it's time to abandon baseless reassurance. Maybe it's time to
Pitts: If Trump wins, will there be blood?
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
been wrong. Maybe it's time to abandon baseless reassurance. Maybe it's time to take crazy at face value. Will there be blood? Here's a better question: Will you honestly be surprised if there is? Leonard Pitts Jr. is a Miami Herald co... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Leonard Pitts: If Trump wins, will there be blood?to take crazy at face value. Will there be blood? Here's a better question: W
Leonard Pitts: If Trump wins, will there be blood?
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
to take crazy at face value. Will there be blood? Here's a better question: Will you honestly be surprised if there is? Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, Fla., 33132. Readers may contact him via e-mail at... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Republicans are architects of their present misfortunetime we knew. So fine, let’s do this. What’s coming in November is not an elec
Republicans are architects of their present misfortune
Detroit Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
time we knew. So fine, let’s do this. What’s coming in November is not an election. No, it’s a reckoning, long overdue. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. E-mail him at lpitts@miamiherald.com. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Pitts: Politicians turning America into fiefdom of fearherself, grapple the fears to which other people surrender. She can reject the
Pitts: Politicians turning America into fiefdom of fear
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 18 days ago
herself, grapple the fears to which other people surrender. She can reject the false security of walls. And maybe even build a few bridges instead. Leonard Pitts, Jr., is a columnist for the Miami Herald. Send email to lpitts@miamih... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Republicans are architects of their present misfortunetime we knew. So fine, let’s do this. What’s coming in November is not an elec
Republicans are architects of their present misfortune
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 19 days ago
time we knew. So fine, let’s do this. What’s coming in November is not an election. No, it’s a reckoning, long overdue. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. Contact him at lpitts@miamiherald.com. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Leonard Pitts: Republicans are architects of their present misfortunetime we knew. So fine, let's do this. What's coming in November is not an elec
Leonard Pitts: Republicans are architects of their present misfortune
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
time we knew. So fine, let's do this. What's coming in November is not an election. No, it's a reckoning, long overdue. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, Fla., 33132. Readers may contact him via e-mail at... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Leonard Pitts: Bathroom bans -- part of the new American ethosto which other people surrender. She can reject the false security of walls. A
Leonard Pitts: Bathroom bans -- part of the new American ethos
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
to which other people surrender. She can reject the false security of walls. And maybe even build a few bridges instead. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, Fla., 33132. Readers may contact him via e-mail at... Read more
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The Mercury News
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Transsexuals in bathrooms is only America's latest fearcan choose to be better than that. She can challenge herself, grapple the fears
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Transsexuals in bathrooms is only America's latest fear
The Mercury News / Posted 22 days ago
can choose to be better than that. She can challenge herself, grapple the fears to which other people surrender. She can reject the false security of walls. And maybe even build a few bridges instead. Leonard Pitts Jr.,is a Miami Herald colum... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Pitts: Bernie Nation can't get behind Hillaryit, should be ashamed of themselves. One feels sorry for them. The nomination
Pitts: Bernie Nation can't get behind Hillary
Daily Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
it, should be ashamed of themselves. One feels sorry for them. The nomination is the least of what they’ve lost. • Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, Fla., 33132. Readers may contact him via e-mail at... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Bernie Nation just can't get behind Hillary Clinton: Leonard Pitts Jr.By Leonard Pitts Jr. "And now, the end is near, and so I face the final curtai
Bernie Nation just can't get behind Hillary Clinton: Leonard Pitts Jr.
OregonLive.com / Posted 24 days ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. "And now, the end is near, and so I face the final curtain." Those are, of course, the opening lyrics to Frank Sinatra's immortal recording of "My Way." They are also a succinct description of the state of Bernie Sanders'... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Pitts: Voting rights issue gets caught between dueling political agendasThis is an act of expedience for which, unfortunately, the only proper response
Pitts: Voting rights issue gets caught between dueling political agendas
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 25 days ago
This is an act of expedience for which, unfortunately, the only proper response is anatomically impossible. You cannot applaud while holding your nose. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. His e-mail address is lpitts@miamiherald.... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Leonard Pitts: Bernie Nation can't get behind Hillary Clintonsystem or take up arms against it, should be ashamed of themselves. One feels s
Leonard Pitts: Bernie Nation can't get behind Hillary Clinton
The Oklahoman / Posted 26 days ago
system or take up arms against it, should be ashamed of themselves. One feels sorry for them. The nomination is the least of what they've lost. Readers may contact Leonard Pitts via e-mail at lpitts@miamiherald.com. TRIBUNE CONTENT AGENCY Comm... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Virginia’s governor does right thing for wrong reasonwhich, unfortunately, the only proper response is anatomically impossible. You
Virginia’s governor does right thing for wrong reason
Detroit Free Press / Posted 29 days ago
which, unfortunately, the only proper response is anatomically impossible. You cannot applaud while holding your nose. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for the Miami Herald. Contct him: lpitts@miamiherald.com. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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The Mercury News
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Virginia governor does the right thing for wrong reasonand opportunism. This is no profile in courage. This is an act of expedience fo
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Virginia governor does the right thing for wrong reason
The Mercury News / Posted 29 days ago
and opportunism. This is no profile in courage. This is an act of expedience for which, unfortunately, the only proper response is anatomically impossible. You cannot applaud while holding your nose. Leonard Pitts Jr. is a Miami Herald colu... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
In Flint water crisis, race is more a distraction than explanationmarker of identity. After all, 37% of the people in Flint are white. But that’
In Flint water crisis, race is more a distraction than explanation
Detroit Free Press / Posted 30 days ago
marker of identity. After all, 37% of the people in Flint are white. But that’s done nothing to make their water clean. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. E-mail at lpitts@miamiherald.com. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Sometimes poverty, not race, is the underlying story: Leonard Pittsprimacy we assign this arbitrary marker of identity. After all, 37 percent of t
Sometimes poverty, not race, is the underlying story: Leonard Pitts
OregonLive.com / Posted a month ago
primacy we assign this arbitrary marker of identity. After all, 37 percent of the people in Flint are white. But that's done nothing to make their water clean. Readers can reach Leonard Pitts at lpitts@miamiherald.com (c) 2016 The Miam... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Pitts: Conservatives cloud history to clear consciencethe 1930s. He explained to his hosts that some “Negroes” were politically conse
Pitts: Conservatives cloud history to clear conscience
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
the 1930s. He explained to his hosts that some “Negroes” were politically conservative. They were astonished. “Why?” asked one. “What do they have to conserve?” Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald. Send email to lpitts@miamiherald.c... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Leonard Pitts: Sometimes, race is more distraction than explanationof identity. After all, 37 percent of the people in Flint are white. But that'
Leonard Pitts: Sometimes, race is more distraction than explanation
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
of identity. After all, 37 percent of the people in Flint are white. But that's done nothing to make their water clean. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, Fla., 33132. Contact him via e-mail at... Read more
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OregonLive.com
A day of reckoning for Duane Buck: Leonard Pitts Jr.By Leonard Pitts Jr. Friday is a day of reckoning for Duane Buck. That's the
A day of reckoning for Duane Buck: Leonard Pitts Jr.
OregonLive.com / Posted 1 months ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. Friday is a day of reckoning for Duane Buck. That's the day the Supreme Court will determine whether to hear his appeal for a new sentencing hearing. Buck is on Death Row in Texas. It is important to emphasize that he is not... Read more

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