Sean Scully

Editor

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Sean has been editor of the Napa Valley Register since April of 2014. His previous credits include the Press Democrat, The Weekly Calistogan, The Washington Times and Time and People magazines.

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No, Freeport, it is not, but not for the reasons I suspect you mean. I had very gently tried to let the discussion flow freely, hoping we might have a reasonable conversation. But apparently no. So I am calling a halt to this thread and, sadly, I may have to add Climate Change to the growin…

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Sean Scully commented on You should thank Planned Parenthood

Just for the record, NapaGrrrl, both Marty and LB are women.

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Actually, Napken, I did something of an agenda in picking this, but not the partisan one you assume. For whatever it's worth, I don't normally like Jennifer Rubin's columns, but this one and the previous one about "scrapping the GOP" struck me as interesting and important. She i…

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Sean Scully commented on Let's scrap the GOP and start over

Except, of course, Napkin, this column was written by a well-known conservative writer, who before coming to the Washington Post worked at such pro-leftist rags as Human Events and The Weekly Standard:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jennifer-rubin

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This raises an interesting question, Skeptic. Who, in this case, is "We?" Would that be Mr. Skeptic, Mrs. Skeptic, and all the little Skeptics? Or perhaps you are some kind of collective intelligence, a Skeptical Hivemind, a hivemind that appears not to get out to eat much downtown?

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Sean Scully commented on An end to the drought?

Disagree all you like, STC, but "drought" is not defined locally, nor is it defined as "less than the mean." And the notion that Napa County has all the water it needs locally is not true unless you want to start tapping groundwater for municipal use, which is a poor idea…

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Sean Scully commented on Prudent, necessary action on the jail

Yes, you are correct, WC - this was prepared before Friday's discussion. I am not sure what the editorial board will make of it if the Supervisors somehow combine the jail with other issues. But the board has been quite clear that the jail must be dealt with as quickly and completely as possible.

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Sean Scully commented on Add some variety in editorial writers

Oh, I am sorry you had missed it, Freeport. Every day, we publish between 1,000 and 1,300 words of Letters to the Editor and Your Turn commentaries, almost all of which are written by The Residents. If you have difficulty finding them, please let me know,

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But Kevin, on Dec. 11, you observed the following:
"And remember, in WWII it was the Muslims that allied with Hitler..."

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Thanks. The accolades on this one belong to my Online Editor Samie Hartley and some very thoughtful tech design people behind the scenes. Glad you like it - we're pretty happy with the results too.