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The Galveston County Daily News : Opinion

December 18, 2014

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You may know a Knight of the Legion of Honor

Congratulations are in order for Charles “Cliff” Burks and Ross Novelli, who both have received France’s highest military award, the Legion of Honour, for their service during the Invasion of Normandy.  

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Thursday 12/18/2014
Stop the assault on law officers
Posted: December 18, 2014

I am alarmed and angry about the rampant assault on law officers in our country. This is not a racial issue, but a criminal problem and lack of respect for others.

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Executive action was controversial, but practical
Posted: December 18, 2014

Very little had been occurring with immigration law since the spring of 2013 when the Senate passed Bill 744, the bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform legislation.

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Daily News shouldn’t publish those columns
Posted: December 18, 2014

Just a comment: I don’t much care what David Michael Smith thinks or says. I find his comments pretentious and wonder why this newspaper continues to publish his views, as if he represents the consensus of Galveston County. Smith does not speak for me or anyone else I know, for that matter.

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‘Best Money Ever Spent’ toy drive giveaway on Christmas Eve
Posted: December 18, 2014

I believe that giving back to the community is one of the most important things a person can do. Fierce Boutique (Carla Smith), Ebony and Ivory Salon (April Jones), G County Apparel (Robert Hockley) and Dueces Barbershop (Everett and Leosha Fields) have all come together for our second annual toy drive giveaway.

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Shelter dogs have potential to be great pets
Posted: December 18, 2014

We adopted a dog from Dog Dynasty some three months ago. He was thought to be a year-old black Lab mix that had been with them for nine months. My wife said she saw something in his eyes that said he would be right for us.

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Wednesday 12/17/2014
The public should know the details
Posted: December 17, 2014

College of the Mainland should disclose the amount of the settlement in the lawsuit filed by David Michael Smith.

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Look at it as a tribal concern
Posted: December 17, 2014

The Houston-area forecast of layoffs and drop in home sales is a symptom of unbridled short-term greed.

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Let’s talk some more about a living wage
Posted: December 17, 2014

Three of us met around my kitchen table on the morning of Sept. 8, 2012 to have a conversation about the wages and working conditions of low-wage workers in Galveston.

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