EDITORIAL CARTOONS

Deniers

Published Saturday, October 11, 2014

Deniers

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Gadgets required to bring up baby

Published Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The last time I had a baby was 9 years, 10 months and 22 days ago. Obviously, we've been out of the baby stage for quite some time. It was only recently that I ventured back into the baby department, shopping for family members. It was like a whole new world.

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Frontrunning candidates appear in debate forums

Published Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Texans interested in who their next governor and lieutenant governor will be witnessed major party candidates for those offices engage in live, one-hour broadcast debates last week.

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‘Turned off’ by lack of compassion

Published Wednesday, October 8, 2014

I wish I could write a letter about the positive of things today. It is with a broken heart that I have to write about the negative - the down side.

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Ebola Flying

Published Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Ebola Flying

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Made at the Messenger

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to attend your own funeral? Maybe it's vain or a bit morbid, but I have. And I suspect it's a lot like leaving a job you love.

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What’s behind the curtain?

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014

My generation grew up in a world of curtains. We had the Iron Curtain that stretched across Eastern Europe, dividing countries and people and ideologies.

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5 public health threats in Texas scarier than Ebola

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014

There's no doubt about it: Ebola is scary. The disease has a high mortality rate and no known cure. No vaccine is available to halt its spread.

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Voter ID

Published Saturday, October 4, 2014

Voter ID

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Don’t forget, these are your rights, too

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014

There is a trend that has gone seemingly unnoticed by the American populace. It's scary, and it affects everyone, yet not only are some people oblivious, others are also enthusiastically in favor of this slow erosion of their rights.

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Top candidates debate with election on horizon

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014

A Monday debate pitted Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio, and Dan Patrick, R-Houston, two state senators who are vying to succeed David Dewhurst as lieutenant governor in 2015.

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Attack Ads

Published Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Attack Ads

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Politics vs. football: voters lose

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014

Few things in Texas are more romanticized than high school football on Friday nights. After barbecue, the Alamo and the cowboy on the plains, it's one of the primary state symbols.

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Membership in the ‘Old Coots’ is distinct honor for me

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014

There are a number of advantages to growing older. One, of course, is that you are indeed growing older. And, as I always say: "Beats the heck out of the alternative."

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Thanks, I Needed That

Published Saturday, September 27, 2014

Thanks, I Needed That

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Defending against the weapon of fear

Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014

"Daddy, I think there's monsters under my bed." Those words were softly spoken by my 3-year-old son well after he should have been asleep Monday night.

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Davis, Abbott answer questions in McAllen forum

Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014

With less than six weeks until election day on Nov. 4, the first of two scheduled gubernatorial debates was held in the Rio Grande Valley city of Edinburg on Sept. 19.

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Fence Hop

Published Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Fence Hop

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The NFL? It’s us

Published Saturday, September 20, 2014

Isn't it ironic that the NFL is suddenly taking such a - well, beating - over players beating up their wives, girlfriends and children? Isn't violence what the NFL is all about?

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Consider the call

Published Saturday, September 20, 2014

A mentoring program in the works at Boyd Middle School is open to everyone.

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