EDITORIAL CARTOONS

Suicide Squad

Published Saturday, August 6, 2016

Suicide Squad

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Have I told this story before?

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016

I've discovered some things about getting/being old and spending a lot of time with my peers (old people). It's possible to tell the same story to the same old crowd and everyone is entertained. Half of the folks don't remember having heard it. The others are uncertain, thinking, "That story sounds familiar, but I'm not sure."

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State rolls out revised women’s health program

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016

A women's health program is in effect and ready to deliver more care to more women statewide who are 15 to 44 years old and whose income is up to 200 percent of federal poverty guidelines.

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What, me worry?

Published Wednesday, August 3, 2016

While looking for investments in late 1999, it became apparent that every asset class was overvalued.

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Maybe it’s Pleasantville after all

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016

Today is my birthday, and I had quite an experience this week. In order to tell the story, I need to provide some background information.

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August is the worst, especially this year

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016

We've got to be entering the worst time of the year. For starters, it's hot. Really hot.

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Two Views

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016

Two Views

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Finding life in the cemetery

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016

I live right down the street from a cemetery, and I love it. Any time I go for a walk, that's the route I take - up the hill, slight right through the gates.

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Appellate court strikes down Texas voter ID law

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Texas' voter photo identification law is racially discriminatory, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled July 20.

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That Was a Bit Dark

Published Wednesday, July 27, 2016

That Was a Bit Dark

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Would Chick-fil-A really improve our lives?

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016

You know what would make Decatur great again? Chick-fil-A. That is, according to the Messenger's Facebook page.

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Ask David: Etiquette tips from a 23-year-old

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016

Etiquette may be a really hard word to spell, but learning the ins and outs of proper behavior is easy. Here's my unsolicited advice.

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Cabin Fever

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016

Cabin Fever

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Be still my maternal heart; Teaching teen to drive is toughest task yet

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016

I thought the hardest thing in my parenting career was potty training. I was wrong. It's teaching my child to drive a car. Scariest. Thing. Ever.

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Texas baby is born with Zika-related microcephaly

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed a Zika virus infection in a baby recently born with microcephaly in Harris County.

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All lives matter

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016

On July 8, I awoke to several men standing around one of the TVs here in prison, giving praises to the people responsible for the shootings and killings of Dallas police officers.

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Rescued on a holiday weekend

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016

We wanted to take a minute to tell you about an exceptional member of your community.

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Trump Pence

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Trump Pence

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A journey into the affairs of men

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016

I love looking through Messenger archives. Advertisements are a particular favorite. I looked through the 1916 papers this week, curious to see what advertising was like 100 years ago. It was interesting.

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Let’s stop expecting cops to fix society

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016

The only absolutist statement that should be made about last week's killings is absolutely no one should ever target police to make demented points.

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