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The Galveston County Daily News : Opinion

November 21, 2014

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‘Doc’ Paskowitz was a legend

As a wide-eyed 16-year-old surfer, I made my first pilgrimage to the West Coast in 1980.

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Friday 11/21/2014
Obamacare is indeed a takeover
Posted: November 21, 2014

I disagree with all of David Michael Smith’s arguments (“Are Americans really against health care?” The Daily News, Nov. 17) on the wonders of Obamacare, beginning with his opening statement that conservatives have labeled it a government takeover of health care even though the new law largely builds on the existing system of private insurance coverage.

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Planned Parenthood offers services at low cost
Posted: November 21, 2014

A recent United States Census reported that 14.7 percent of the residents living within Galveston County are living in poverty. The census also reported 26.6 percent of citizens living in the United States are uninsured.

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Here’s a sure way to improve education
Posted: November 21, 2014

Our education system is failing us.

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Talking trash at city hall
Posted: November 21, 2014

Officials at Galveston City Hall are talking about commercial sanitation service.

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‘Left-Wing Day’ at The Daily News
Posted: November 21, 2014

At 75, I don’t get overly excited by many things, but election night and the morning after I was as excited as a little kid in a candy shop. With the sweep and takeover of the Senate by Republicans and the major expansion of House seats and governors, it should be obvious that the voters, both Republicans and Democrats, have had enough of the President Barack Obama Administration and those who have supported his lawless antics and lies.

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Early childhood education is a good investment
Posted: November 21, 2014

Investing in early childhood education is, in a word, smart.

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Thursday 11/20/2014
H-E-B another bold victory for Texas City
Posted: November 20, 2014

What is in the water in Texas City? From a gigantic Buccee’s to the newly proposed H-E-B concept store, attractive and high-profile retail development is sure popping up in the area. 

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We need height limits on the beach front
Posted: November 20, 2014

The question we as Galvestonians have is what do we want our beach front to look like in 50 or 100 years?

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