EDITORIAL CARTOONS

Ebola

Published Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Ebola

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Carried away with water

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014

Several features of this earth have captured my imagination for as long as I can remember. (A) Mountains. (B) Trees. (C) Water.

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Protecting property rights historically a basic job of government

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014

All of us who grew up on the land know how precious our American private property rights are.

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Family grateful for kindness in mother’s loss

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014

We lost our wife and mother, Sherry King, on July 10. Despite months in the hospital we still were not prepared for our loss; today and always, like so many, we wish we had just one more day.

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How About a Dollar for Everything?

Published Saturday, August 2, 2014

How About a Dollar for Everything?

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Living in the present tense

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014

I spent last weekend visiting family in east Tennessee. Friday night was a party celebrating my TCU graduation and new job as well as my brother's high school graduation, and Sunday was my grandparents' 50th wedding anniversary celebration.

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Governor orders deployment of guard to border

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Tensions continued last week concerning the tens of thousands of Central Americans - primarily unaccompanied minors and women with small children - who cross into the Lone Star State, without documentation, to escape violence and poverty in their own countries.

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People Put the Craziest Things on Sticks

Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014

People Put the Craziest Things on Sticks

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Park it right here, big guy

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014

It could be worse. For one thing, the parking lot at the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion grounds is grass.

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Why incumbents keep getting reelected

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014

It's not news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating.

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Will your family be remembered in history?

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014

People of wisdom are quoted as saying that history repeats itself and that we can estimate what the future will hold by knowledge of history.

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Lethal Injections

Published Saturday, July 26, 2014

Lethal Injections

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Confessions of a bad son

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Despite all my efforts, I've come to the realization this weekend that I'm a failure in one aspect. I try to eat right, exercise and do chores around the house. I give my best effort at earning an honest day's living and always leave a healthy tip for waiters and waitresses. I even pay my taxes and vote in most elections.

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Sam Blackwell: ‘I’m not a-givin’ up!’

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014

I made a visit to a local retirement facility two days ago to see a good friend.

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Dewhurst appoints Senate Finance chair

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on July 17 appointed Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, as chair of the powerful, state budget-writing Senate Finance Committee. The two-year state budget totals close to $200 billion.

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Rushin’ Separatists

Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Rushin' Separatists

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Sign, sign, everywhere a sign

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014

"NOW OPEN!" the signs scream, in capital letters the size of Stanley Marsh's Cadillacs, upended at a jaunty angle in the Panhandle dirt.

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Life in the fast lane: musings of a peanut butter-fueled college student

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014

A college student leaves Lubbock travelling east at 75 miles per hour. How long before he arrives in Decatur? I'll save you the math - my record is 3:57.

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The right way to immigrate

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014

There are a few people with whom you don't need to visit if you're talking about "political correctness." Ross Mueller is on the top of the list.

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Vote Britt for a refreshing change

Published Saturday, July 19, 2014

Thursday night, July 17, I was present for a surprisingly interesting experience when State Representative candidate Matthew Britt addressed a small group of supporters, followed by a question-and-answer session.

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