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The Galveston County Daily News : Opinion

September 3, 2014

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Where to start after Robin Hood is gone

The judge in Austin was right, of course. The state’s system for financing public schools is inadequate. Just about everyone agrees. But there’s no consensus about the best place to start toward a solution.

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Wednesday 09/03/2014
Marching on Texas City Police Department because numbers don’t lie
Posted: September 03, 2014

Have you ever heard the phrase, “People lie, but numbers don’t?”

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Police brutality is a grave problem
Posted: September 03, 2014

The fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old black man, by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9 has outraged millions of people throughout the United States.

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Poverty another tragedy of Ferguson
Posted: September 03, 2014

People all across the country are shocked and horrified by the daily events they see in Ferguson, Mo., so they naturally want to know why they happened.

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Liberals are losing ground
Posted: September 03, 2014

Liberals expected Lyndon B. Johnson’s Great Society to provide permanent political dominance for them. His war on poverty — using tax money to concentrate welfare voters in liberal population centers — became a war on local taxpayers.

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Tuesday 09/02/2014
What kind of asset is a pool?
Posted: September 02, 2014

The discussion about College of the Mainland’s pool has been painful.

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Call it a case of ironic timing
Posted: September 02, 2014

A jury awarded Russell Washington, the former police chief for the La Marque Independent School District who claimed he was wrongfully terminated, $83,236, including $70,049 for mental anguish.

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The book on the Racing Commission’s decision
Posted: September 02, 2014

The Texas Racing Commission’s decision to allow “historical racing” was celebrated at Gulf Greyhound Park in La Marque.

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What to do when opinions differ?
Posted: September 02, 2014

Here is the scenario. You visit your doctor for an illness. He or she does a thorough examination, including tests and X-rays, makes a diagnosis and discusses a treatment plan with you.

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