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The Galveston County Daily News : Opinion

July 23, 2014

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The Americas will be watching the border

People all across the Americas are going to be watching how poor women and children are treated when they reach the Texas border.

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Wednesday 07/23/2014
Should we send them all back there, Sen. Cruz?
Posted: July 23, 2014

Legislation passed in the 1950 to keep out displaced Eastern Europeans prompted Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower to say, “We should take reasonable steps to help these people to the extent that we share the obligation of the free world.”

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We have hungry children around us
Posted: July 23, 2014

In Galveston County alone, there are 48,967 students on the free or reduced lunch program. With school being out for the summer, how are those kids are being fed? 

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A Palestinian state comes with responsibilities
Posted: July 23, 2014

If the Afghan people were to democratically elect the Taliban or the Iraqis ISIS, the western world would abandon them to the sorry fate that they chose for themselves and certainly not give them money nor any moral support. So, why is it different for the Palestinians?

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U.S. support for Israel is hurting us
Posted: July 23, 2014

Every day the world is witnessing in horror the killing of innocent men, women and children by the closest ally of the United States of America.

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No “ill eagles?”
Posted: July 23, 2014

I have to take exception to the message sprayed on a brick wall somewhere in Maryland and recently pictured in the paper. The first line I can understand: “No ill eagles here.” I agree. Bringing in ill eagles could make the local eagles sick, too.

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Tuesday 07/22/2014
‘Sonny’ Hiskey on 1952 title team
Posted: July 22, 2014

A recent column blending Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons with North Texas State College golf brought questions to my mind and the minds of a few readers.

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Be a good visitor to hospital patients
Posted: July 22, 2014

Here he comes. You’ve all seen him. He is usually wearing a loud sport shirt, often a straw hat and flip flops. He is loud, boisterous and knows everything about everything. He also likes to tell you all about it as well.

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A better experience for tourists
Posted: July 22, 2014

The Galveston Park Board of Trustees had a good idea in launching its Certified Tourism Ambassador program.

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