Letters to the Editor

TCU-Baylor; Report littering; Picking candidates; Road work delay



In reference to Randy Galloway’s Nov. 28 commentary (“TCU, Baylor fans can embrace the hate, but they can’t cross the line”):

When did a football game or any other sport require using the term “hate date” in the same sentence as church schools?

I’m sure TCU Coach Gary Patterson was offended by Baylor fans and players when he received that same treatment a year ago.

This year after TCU won, it was vice versa.

But we all know that two wrongs don’t make a right.

Patterson had nothing but good things to say about Baylor’s team before and after this year’s game.

Let’s all get back to the real meaning of sportsmanship.

The old saying, “It’s not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game,” speaks volumes.

Thanks to the Frogs, their leadership and the fans for an exceptional season. Go TCU!

Jan Mills, Fort Worth

Report littering

Recent accounts and opinion on the need for everyone to fight Fort Worth’s war on trash are admirable, but how about providing people the advice needed to turn in those they see throwing trash along the roadside?

If I see someone throw trash from a car and record the license plate number, time and place, to whom do I turn to submit this information?

And what about those who record the same on a dash cam? Whom do they call?

This kind of advice would be appreciated and might make a difference.

Cargill Hall, Arlington

Picking candidates

Elections are fast approaching.

Select your favorite candidates carefully. Base your vote solely on a candidate’s honesty and past performance of keeping promises to you, the voter.

Before you vote, consider this: It is fully as racist and/or sexist to vote for any candidate solely because of race or gender as it it to vote against that candidate for the same reason.

Larry McGuire, Crowley

Road work delay

Several weeks ago, the road section of Altamesa Boulevard/Dirks Road between Old Granbury Road and the new Chisholm Trail Parkway was reduced.

The road project now has moved as fast as Congress does.

They moved everyone to one side of a median and did “some” earth moving, but for the most part of several, several weeks nothing has moved.

Eastbound cars backed up, detour signs that suggest that a roller coaster is coming, potholes everywhere when first getting on, going east to west, and take your pick with the speed limits, as there are several to choose from.

To me, either one of two things is going on: Either this road company doesn’t have enough workers or they and/or the superintendent have no idea how to construct this type of roadway.

What’s the holdup, guys?

Jim Springer, Fort Worth