EDITORIAL CARTOONS

Robin Williams

Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Robin Williams

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Didn’t have time for Nixon’s pain

Published Saturday, August 9, 2014

Forty years was three lifetimes ago. Forty years ago in May, I graduated from high school on a warm, starry Friday night. My buddy Trip and I walked and drove around town the whole night, never settling anywhere, savoring every conversation, every hug, every look as though it might be the last.

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Fresh voices signal positive change at DHS

Published Saturday, August 9, 2014

The new school year always offers students and teachers a fresh start.

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Why government fails, and what we should do about it

Published Saturday, August 9, 2014

As election season approaches, I've been pondering a crucial issue about the role of government in our society.

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Hackers

Published Saturday, August 9, 2014

Hackers

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Let the information flow

Published Wednesday, August 6, 2014

What it really comes down to is osmosis. You remember osmosis from high school science, don't you? That's the process that lets stuff pass through the membrane around your cells.

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Texas deals with border as Congress departs

Published Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Congress left Washington, D.C., Aug. 1 for a month-long recess, without having passed an immigration bill addressing the porous U.S.-Mexico border and humanitarian crisis.

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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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