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An overreach and a land grab

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Well, it was a three hankie night when I read several letters supporting Measure C. It looked like most of them were written from some standard set of "talking points" designed to frighten voters - not help them. Writers, be careful that you are not co-opted by nefarious special interests.

Vote No on Measure C. It is a serious overreach and a land grab. Throw away your laborious "talking points" and remember that only 9 percent of Napa County's land is in grape vines. Nine percent of the county land just cannot have all the ills attached to it that caused my moist handkerchiefs.

In fact, ask St. Helena's Stuart Smith, a Boy Scout Leader, about "no on measure C." Boys Scouts are dedicated to the truth.

Bill Ryan

St. Helena

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