LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Duty is a treasure

Published Saturday, October 14, 2017
By D.A. Sharpe

It seems appropriate to pause and to recognize one of the most talented and prized possessions the Wise County Messenger has on its staff in the way of Mr. Joe Duty, photographer!

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We love guns

Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By Bob and Susan Lawson

You would probably be better off writing for the Dallas paper with a more liberal constituency.

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Listen to each other

Published Wednesday, October 4, 2017
By Jack Mann

Being a member of the senior crowd (over 65), I sometimes get to pondering different subjects and tend to become confused.

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We all have rights

Published Wednesday, October 4, 2017
By Randall O. Watson

Currently there is a ridiculous national discussion regarding a few multi-millionaires not showing respect for our flag or national anthem.

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Thanks to local VFDs

Published Saturday, September 30, 2017
By Madeline Snow-Lobaugh

My sincere gratitude goes out to Boyd and Cottondale volunteer fire departments for your quick response to a hay and pasture fire Labor Day on County Road 4680 and 4681 in Boyd.

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Global warming is pseudoscience

Published Saturday, September 23, 2017
By Jack Mann

This is an answer to the letter by Ken Hughes on global warming. It is all pseudoscience. Al Gore picked up on this and ran with it to get rich.

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Saving Social Security

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By D.A. Sharpe

Life expectancy in the United States in 1935, the year the Social Security Act was put into law, was 60 for men and 64 for women.

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Climate change visible now

Published Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Ken Hughes

It has been commonplace for some time for politicians, virtually all of them being of the Republican neocon persuasion, when asked about climate change to reply, "Well, I'm no scientist, but don't think global warming is real."

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Turned off by cartoon

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Carole Shaffer

Did the paper get bought out by the The Washington Post, The New York Times or Los Angeles Times or taken over by Antifa?

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Democrats fueled race issues

Published Saturday, August 26, 2017
By Karen Flesher

The Democratic Party is the home of slavery (Dixiecrats), segregation, Ku Klux Klan (a secret society organized in the South after the Civil War to reassert white supremacy through terrorism), and refusal to sign the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act.

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Offering heartfelt thanks

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017
By Cindy, Terry and Maddi Terry

The closest any of us will ever get to seeing God while still existing on this earth is by experiencing His love through others.

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Listen to the Master trimmer

Published Saturday, August 5, 2017
By Irene Wilson

No clouds to obscure the sun, temperature soared. The heat shimmered off the road in front of the house. And while I enjoy hot temperatures, manual labor and heat combined made me a hot, sweaty mess.

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Give Trump a chance

Published Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By Linda Goodwin

A few weeks ago there was a letter about this paper's disrespect for our president.

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Act of kindness appreciated

Published Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By Kay and Jimmy Waters

On Sunday, July 23, we were spending time with our grandson who is serving in the U.S. Army and is being deployed overseas this week.

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Growing number bewildered by Trump

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Ken Bateman

I am compelled to speak to the July 12 letter, "Discouraged by journalists" by Jo Ann Mann of Bridgeport.

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Bring back the garden club

Published Saturday, July 15, 2017
By Margaret Gettys Cude

As one of Decatur's older citizens, I can remember when we had an active garden club.

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Discouraged by journalists

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Jo Ann Mann

In your last article about President Trump, when you remarked about your gut reaction was that of bewilderment and (if you were truthful) anger, I now see how my president reacts to CNN and other journalists as we live in a sad time because we have some journalists and news people who are not truthful, especially those who do not want Trump as our president.

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Defending President Trump

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By Robert Shaffer

In response to "Trump cultivates juvenile, name-calling culture:"

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Shame on you for photo

Published Saturday, July 8, 2017
By Stacey Longacre

I am writing to let you know how disgusted I am about the picture of the wreck involving the teen from Paradise.

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Seeking better service

Published Wednesday, June 28, 2017
By William Phillips

Is there a way to get better phone and internet service in rural areas?

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