Religious holidays

Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

I am surprised that state Rep. Jonathan Stickland is surprised and confused by state law (Bud Kennedy column Friday, “Stickland takes up new crusade”).

Committed candidate

Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Duff O’Dell has worked tirelessly for years for all things Grapevine.

Questions about guns

Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Every home should have a gun for protection, yessiree.

Lots of concerns

Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Death Row prisoners wanting to know the drugs used to put them to death should be reminded of the crimes they committed and given several injections of heroin — the same heroin recovered from drug busts.

Unreasonable response

Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Whenever I can, I ask my Republican friends these questions: Do you really want the government to force a woman carrying a terribly deformed fetus to take that pregnancy to term?

Discount the rhetoric

Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

As a former city manager, I have witnessed the political rhetoric that is currently being strewn around Keller as truth.

Questions of science

Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

A recent New York Times article stated: “Efforts to tackle climate change have repeatedly collided with politics in Washington, where Republicans question the science of global warming, and ties to the fossil fuel industry have made them resistant to change.”

Ignition problems

Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Ed Wallace noted (“Recall Scandal Reality,” April 12) that some car accidents appeared to be the result of mistakes by the drivers and not as a result of faulty ignition switches.

Rain, water, fracking

Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

People ask about the water levels in the lakes and, “When’s it gonna rain?”

Repaying old debts

Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Is it just me, or does anyone else find it unbelievable that our Treasury Department is seizing tax refunds to repay “old debts”? (See: “Social Security halts effort to collect old debts”)