LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Sign a petition for property rights

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Wise Citizens for Property Rights Inc.

Wise Citizens for Property Rights Inc. (WCPR) was born out of a forced annexation attempt by the city of Bridgeport.

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Disturbed by grammar mistake

Published Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By Gordon Hofstra

I read with interest the ghost articles in the Oct. 28 Messenger. Being a student of long-ago schooling where proper English usage was taught, I was disturbed by the improper wordage use in the articles.

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Story shares bigger message

Published Wednesday, October 25, 2017
By Larry Anthony Harris

Just recently, Brian Knox published a story Oct. 7 in the Wise County Messenger called "Escaping the shooting," about Slidell resident Cindy McCasland and her friend, Susan Schnieder, in where both ladies escaped the deadly shootings in Las Vegas at the Route 91 Harvest Festival.

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Minions dedicated to Trump

Published Wednesday, October 25, 2017
By Ken Hughes

When the U.S. Supreme Court altered the course of American history with its Citizens United decision, I predicted and wrote in this newspaper that from that day forward America's former and long-functioning great open election system was placed on the world's auction block.

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Vote ‘no’ on amendments

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By D.A. Sharpe

We have a series of seven amendments to the Texas Constitution proposed by the Texas State Legislature, to be on the ballot in the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017.

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Kudos to the Mess

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Skip Nichols

I count both D.A. Sharpe and Joe Duty among my many friends in Wise County.

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Research before voting

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Jackie Smith

This Tuesday, early voting begins Oct. 23 and ends Friday, Nov. 3. Election Day is Nov. 7. Texans are asked to vote on several amendments (etc.) The expected turnout is expected to be low, so please take the time to research these proposals.

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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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