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  1. Jim Lanzone:

    I don't see this as either/or, it's different content, and both can co-exist.

  2. Linda Hartke:

    This is not an either/or situation, the United States can continue to welcome refugees while continuing to ensure our own security.

  3. Kate Clinton:

    A friend told me that each morning when we get up we have to decide whether we are going to save or savor the world. I don't think that is the decision. It's not an either or, save or savor. We have to do both, save and savor the world.

  4. Traci Gregorski:

    It is fair to say that people still watch traditional TV, but streaming and online viewing is increasing very quickly, advertisers realize it’s not an ‘either/or’ but an ‘and’ if they want to increase their chances of capturing the attention of a wide audience by being everywhere they are.

  5. Cat Ellington:

    If God ever commands the spirit of wisdom to depart from me, well, I reckon that I'll never be able to compose the written word again. Not in music, and not in literature. If there is a blank page before me, it wouldn't matter if my right hand held a thousand dollar ink pen from the House of Montblanc, or an ink pen branded Paper Mate, not one word would be jotted from the ink of either or, and the page would remain blank.

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