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October 30, 2014


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Is this retaliation against on judge or entire judiciary?

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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Thursday 10/30/2014
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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We don’t need two foxes in the hen house
Posted: October 30, 2014

I read Larry Taylor’s letter in the paper on Oct. 26 (“Faircloth a trustworthy candidate,” The Daily News). I can’t believe a preacher would write something like this. Taylor accused Susan Criss of lies about Wayne Faircloth. I went back and checked everything she had written and found no lies.

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Try to be civil and don’t throw darts
Posted: October 30, 2014

What do you make of the social media announcement, inviting people to come to a polling place for hot dogs and to throw darts at a photo of President Barack Obama? Was it a campaign stunt that went a step too far? Or was it one more example of the lack of respect that happens only to people who just happen to be minorities?

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A reminder on those election letters
Posted: October 30, 2014

Just a reminder: The deadline for submitting letters about the election is 11 a.m. today.

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That’s not how hotel occupancy tax works
Posted: October 30, 2014

Elizabeth Beeton’s latest opinion piece (“City should cut some of these funding requests,” The Daily News, Oct. 28) states, “Too often, the moms and pops who pay the bulk of taxes don’t get their share of improvements and services because of the diversion of resources to special interests.”

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Wednesday 10/29/2014
Criss won’t bend for special interest groups
Posted: October 29, 2014

In Sunday’s newspaper, Sen. Larry Taylor falsely accused Judge Susan Criss of letting trial lawyers walk away with hundreds of millions of dollars in attorney fees. 

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The synod, bishops and gay Catholics...what changed?
Posted: October 29, 2014

Catholic doctrine does not teach that being homosexual is immoral.

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The surprise was in the timing
Posted: October 29, 2014

It was not surprising that the Galveston City Council chose to elevate its interim city manager, Brian Maxwell, to the permanent post. 

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