Forgetting healthcare

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

One of Greg Abbott’s priorities is passing the open-carry gun law. It must be truly vexing to be one of only seven states still missing out. Yet Texas being No. 1 in America for the highest number of uninsured is a total non-issue, not even worth a mention.

Something stinks in FW

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

It should be noted that the beneficial reuse/recycling of biosolids (sewage sludge) is mandated by the federal government under the Clean Water Act (“Fort Worth’s ‘sludge’ raises a stink,” Sunday).

‘No to the pipeline’

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Regarding Richard Greene’s Sunday column, he said the XL pipeline would be of economic benefit to the U.S.

Funding for all services

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

While Texas needs to be investing more to maintain and improve our physical infrastructure, Texas’ human infrastructure is also in need of some serious attention.

We are not amused

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

In his report from London on Thursday, Clarence Hill did a masterful job of working in every possible stereotype about England.

Silent majority

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

In the president’s post-election speech he said, “I heard the voters, but I also heard the two-thirds of you who did not vote.”

All Points: Renewed attention on the right-to-die debate

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman terminally ill with brain cancer, moved from Northern California to Portland, Ore., to take advantage of that state’s law allowing people the option of “death with dignity” — physician-assisted suicide. On Nov. 1, surrounded by her loved ones, she took the final step to end her life. Only five states have some form of euthanasia laws. Should that issue be on more states’ legislative agendas next year? How do you feel about the notion of an individual’s “right to die”?

Respectful designations

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

I am a proud Army veteran of 31 years and dutiful veterinarian of 67 years.

Let teens vote

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

So letting 16-year-olds vote is a bad thing because teens are not smart enough to handle the responsibility?

All Points: Renewed attention on the right-to-die debate

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman terminally ill with brain cancer, moved from Northern California to Portland, Ore., to take advantage of that state’s law allowing people the option of “death with dignity” — physician-assisted suicide. On Nov. 1, surrounded by her loved ones, she took the final step to end her life. Only five states have some form of euthanasia laws. Should that issue be on more states’ legislative agendas next year? How do you feel about the notion of an individual’s “right to die”?