EDITORIAL CARTOONS

You Need Help

Published Wednesday, October 26, 2016

You Need Help

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The evolution of embarrassing my kids

Published Saturday, October 22, 2016

I'm of the age that I embarrass my children. Or maybe they're at the age they find me embarrassing. Either way, it's a recent development in our household.

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Stay positive, we’re almost to Election Day

Published Saturday, October 22, 2016

Seventeen more days. We can do this, people.

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It’s Rigged

Published Saturday, October 22, 2016

It's Rigged

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Choices this November leave voters in a quandary

Published Wednesday, October 19, 2016

I have been convinced through columns and letters from my colleague Brian Knox and old friend D.A. Sharpe that I should not skip voting in the Nov. 8 general election. They have not convinced me, however, that I should not simply ignore the presidential race, and I plan to leave that ballot blank.

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Abbott, Patrick, Straus call for action by Child Protective Services

Published Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Texas' top three officeholders on Oct. 12 instructed the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to improve the protection of children at risk of abuse.

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Choosing between tyranny and charity

Published Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The presidential candidate at the top of the ticket doesn't really matter; the ideology behind the person determines the most likely path of governance for a minimum of four years.

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The Fat Lady

Published Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The Fat Lady

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Hey! Mr. Nobel Laureate, play a song for me

Published Saturday, October 15, 2016

Bob Dylan has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for having created poetic expressions within the great American song tradition." The reactions to this news, I've noticed, seem to fall into one of three camps.

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The plane crash that wasn’t

Published Saturday, October 15, 2016

In the Messenger newsroom, hearing about a potential plane wreck on scanner is a rare occurrence, which is a good thing.

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Bob Dylan

Published Saturday, October 15, 2016

Bob Dylan

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Piecing together a patchwork of memories

Published Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Fifteen years ago today my house in Lipsey Addition was destroyed by the F2 tornado that damaged several homes and buildings in Decatur and Paradise.

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High court refuses to rehear Texas immigration case

Published Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 3 denied the Obama administration's petition for a rehearing of United States v. Texas, a high-profile immigration case.

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Don’t neglect your duty

Published Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Brian Knox's "Think twice about sitting out the election" column was right on target about how important it is for every eligible adult to be registered and to cast their vote in all elections.

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Flags

Published Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Flags

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Think twice about sitting out the election

Published Saturday, October 8, 2016

Plenty of stories have been written about people planning on sitting out next month's election because they don't like either candidate for president. It's certainly their choice, and their right, to vote or not vote.

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What I’ve learned from my Fitbit

Published Saturday, October 8, 2016

Walking is harder than it looks. It's not that I don't know how or dislike it; my daily routine just doesn't present many opportunities to do it.

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Funding for Zika

Published Saturday, October 8, 2016

Funding for Zika

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Political drivel clutters little minds

Published Wednesday, October 5, 2016

I hesitate to approach the subject of the presidential election because of the polarized climate surrounding it. However, I feel compelled to point out one important fact. Our children are watching.

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State opts out of federal refugee resettlement program

Published Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Texas has acted on its threat to withdraw from the federal refugee resettlement program, Gov. Greg Abbott said on Sept. 30.

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