EDITORIAL CARTOONS

Non-Voter ID

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Non-Voter ID

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Stories from the heart

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014

We are the questioners, the ones who scratch our heads and wonder why, or how, when or where. We see someone digging a hole and wonder what he's doing. Our job compels us to stop and ask.

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Oh, Canada

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014

This time last year, I was in Washington, D.C. for an internship. I got to witness some interesting parts of U.S. history while I was there.

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Decide your government for yourselves

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014

A friend asked me this week, at the beginning of early voting, where she could read all about each of the candidates on the ballot, so she could decide who to vote for.

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Candidate an advocate for labor

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014

I have served with James Stegall on the North Central Texas Workforce Development Board for the last couple of years. For those who may not be familiar with the board, we plan and oversee the services and programs facilitated by Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas.

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Stegall has experience to lead county

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014

As Wise County moves forward with the growth from the Metroplex, I would like to ask the voters to give a lot of thought to who we are electing as county judge.

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Social Security Cola

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014

Social Security Cola

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Great (short) stories from today’s visit to the coffee shop

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Regarding frugality: Years ago, a group of young men was riding mules on the prairie off the Old Greenwood Road. One of the boys was thrown from a mule. His leg was terribly fractured. A bone was protruding through one of his boot tops.

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High court allows voter ID law for current election

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014

With early voting in Texas only days away, the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 18 let stand a U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals order, thereby allowing Texas' 2011 voter identification law to remain in force for the time being.

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Britt will help Wise County solve problems

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Why would anyone in Wise or Parker counties want to vote for Phil King? He is strictly for the drilling and oil companies. They are his biggest contributers.

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Time to fire Texas’ current management

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014

This is the week to let our voices be heard with a clear vote to turn the Republican administration out of office.

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Help available with voter ID problems

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The United States Supreme Court ruled late last week that the Texas photo voter ID law can remain in effect for this election.

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Greene more in tune with Wise, Parker

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Wise and Parker County citizens might be feeling left out when the time comes to get back some of the money we pay in income tax.

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Where Did That Come From?

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Where Did That Come From?

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Effective complaining 101

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014

Our reporters who cover the Rhome City Council meetings generally come away wondering how anything gets accomplished in that atmosphere.

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When rights collide, come together

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014

Still images and videos of confrontations between police officers and citizens flashed on the large projector screen Thursday night in Dallas, perfectly illustrating what not to do as a citizen and as law enforcement.

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Viewing political corruption more broadly

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014

Earlier this year, veteran political writer Thomas Edsall reported an eyebrow-raising fact about Americans' views toward government.

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Recipe missing a critical ingredient

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014

Robert Williams' guest editorial in the Oct. 15 issue of the Wise County Messenger exhorts people to live to the highest standard in making our whole communities good and successful where we live.

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Which One Puts Most Americans At Risk?

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014

Which One Puts Most Americans At Risk?

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The foundation of vibrant communities

Published Wednesday, October 15, 2014

What do you care most about in life? Most of us would put family at, or near, the top of such a list. Friends would be there. So would our jobs or businesses, our livelihoods. Our homes. Maybe our pets. Our hobbies and pastimes. Add in those around us: Neighbors, the community, etc.

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