Honoring Susan Tilley

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

We are deeply saddened by the passing of our very dear friend and long-time collaborator Susan Tilley.

Doing their best

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Americans like to play the blame game, pointing fingers at each other.

More on Missouri

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Regarding, “Racial unrest again has U.S. on edge”: Every major riot has evolved from a police arrest that was escalated by premature and incomplete media reporting.

Leave it to the voters

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

In your editorial. “Indictment of Perry is not full legal case,” I disagree 100 percent with the comments by Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa, stating that Perry should resign as governor.

All Points: Vouchers and public education in Texas

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

With new interim charges from outgoing Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, The state Senate Committee on Education will look at creating tax credits and taxpayer savings grants — both voucher programs — as cornerstones of a new school choice plan that would offer parents an alternative to public education. Are vouchers, which can be used to pay tuition at private and parochial schools, the best way to improve education in Texas, or would they further erode funding for traditional public education?

Keep the ACA

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Everyone is bashing the Affordable Health Care Act. I for one am grateful for it.

Socialism in the U.S.

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

In your August 10 “Talkback,” Mr. Seth Davidson stated: “We do not hate President Obama. We hate socialism.”

Playing politics

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Ronnie Earle hasn’t been the Travis County DA there for over five years, but the stench of his politics still hovers over Austin.

Bush is to blame

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Columnist Richard Greene pleads that we stop blaming G.W. Bush for the Iraq war.

All Points: Vouchers and public education in Texas

Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

The state Senate Committee on Education will look at tax credits and taxpayer savings grants — voucher programs — as cornerstones of a new school choice plan that would offer parents an alternative to public education. Are vouchers to pay tuition at private and parochial schools the best way to improve education in Texas, or would they further erode funding for traditional public education? Send no more than 150 words with your name, address and phone number to letters@star-telegram.com. Deadline is Wednesday for publication next Monday.