Letters on elections

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

As first assistant district attorney in the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office, I have had the opportunity to know and personally work with Tom Wilder on a regular basis for many years.

Message to coach

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Someone needs to tell TCU Coach Gary Patterson to lose the lady who’s attached to his hip with the water bottle and towel during televised games.

End to aid

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Someone please tell me why our U.S. government continues to provide aid (see: “U.S. pledges $212 million to help Gaza rebuild,” Monday, Oct. 13) to rebuild Gaza?

Obtaining ID

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

I do not understand why so many people, including the Corpus Christi federal judge, have such a low opinion of minorities that they don’t believe that minorities can or will obtain voter IDs.

Closing clinics

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Contrary to Joseph Ansley’s Oct. 12 letter, Sen. Wendy Davis was protesting a bill that would unnecessarily close clinics that provide cancer screenings and birth control.

Controlled borders

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

From 1346 to 1353, the “Black Death” ravaged Europe.

Humility needed

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

I’m watching the coverage for the brave healthcare worker who contracted Ebola.

One can only hope

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

What has happened to us? Our forebears faced down real problems like the Great Depression and the rise of fascism with more aplomb and true grit than we are now able to muster — with hyperventilating cable news and the Internet besieging us with one pseudo-hysteria after another.

Religion and marriage

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

In contrast to the current divisiveness regarding the issue of non-traditional marriage, anyone who is legally entitled to perform such ceremonies should not be legally obligated to perform such ceremonies if that person deems the couple unsuitable or incompatible or otherwise objects to the wedding.

Who’s trust is broken?

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Let’s talk numbers.