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October 31, 2014


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Insurance agents are also well compensated

When Sen. Larry Taylor questioned Judge Susan Criss’ judicial integrity (“Faircloth a trustworthy candidate,” The Daily News, Oct. 26), he was merely parroting the spin his bosses, the insurance industry, have furnished him.

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Friday 10/31/2014
What is GOP teaching young voters?
Posted: October 31, 2014

Darts — bars to polling locations ... wow (“Political darts thrown over GOP polling activity, offends local Democrats,” The Daily News, Oct. 28). Is it because the GOP doesn’t plan or doesn’t think ... we accept their apologies, but we understand the other party’s dismay.

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Do we need another attorney in the House?
Posted: October 31, 2014

The Texas Legislature was recently compared to a henhouse with two foxy insurance guys threatening the unprotected chickens (“We don’t need two foxes in the hen house,” The Daily News, Oct. 30).

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Criss out of touch on key issues
Posted: October 31, 2014

Susan Criss has been overcome with an apparent election year conversion to being our nonpartisan savior. 

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Beach projects are a sign of progress
Posted: October 31, 2014

For those of us who went through Hurricane Ike and were part of the rescue and recovery efforts afterward it was easy to think that things would never get back to normal. 

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Annual Greek Festival on Saturday and Sunday
Posted: October 31, 2014

The parishioners of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church welcome everyone to join us for our upcoming 31st annual Greek Festival from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 1 and noon to 7 p.m. Nov. 2.

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What about a simple registration?
Posted: October 31, 2014

The short-term rental business operated for years in Galveston without coming to the public’s attention. The only reason that business got onto the public agenda was because of a few bad actors.

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Thursday 10/30/2014
Is this retaliation against on judge or entire judiciary?
Posted: October 30, 2014

I recently read that Judge Kimberly Sullivan was forced to file a lawsuit against the commissioners court because her annual salary was reduced (“Meeting fails to take place, rift widens,” The Daily News, Oct. 24).

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College is expensive, what’s a parent to do?
Posted: October 30, 2014

When I was a senior in high school (and dinosaurs walked the earth) the in-state tuition for Texas universities was $12 per credit hour. 

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