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Certain advertisements should have limits

I have a problem. I don’t particularly care for some types of advertising, partly because the cost of some of that advertising raises the cost of the products too much, and partly because some of the advertising is absolutely stupid, or in poor taste.

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Wednesday 03/25/2015
History is repeating itself
Posted: March 25, 2015

Some liberal pundits are worried. Hillary Clinton’s falling poll numbers are raising questions about her role as the anointed one.

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Blinn decision's must be centered around students
Posted: March 25, 2015

Two months ago, I came to Blinn College as interim district president and discovered an institution with proud, deep roots in the communities it serves.

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Friday 03/20/2015
Author Harper Lee, now 88, due to release 'Bird' prequel
Posted: March 20, 2015

Nelle Harper Lee's one and only novel to date, "To Kill A Mockingbird" won the 1960 Pulitzer Prize for Literature and will forever be considered an American literary treasure.

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Wednesday 03/18/2015
Put your trust in Bernie
Posted: March 18, 2015

“Hi! I’m Bernie Madoff of the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities firm, and I have a great deal for you. Just send me $50,000 and I will guarantee to return it to you in six months with an increase of 18.75 percent.

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Thursday 03/12/2015
A 'slice of life' nobody wants to see
Posted: March 12, 2015

The picture above isn’t one of Washington County’s more “scenic destinations.”

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Wednesday 03/11/2015
Trust is a hard thing to get
Posted: March 11, 2015

Political cartoons frequently portray current events in a humorous or satirical manner. Both are apparent in the single panel by Deryl Skelton that is currently making the rounds on the Internet.

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Thursday 03/05/2015
Jack Hanna and friends needed in the Latium area
Posted: March 05, 2015

Jungle Jack Hanna, where are you? We need you here in Latium. We have a great assortment of wild animals for you to take to the David Letterman show, and you can have them. Free!

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Wednesday 03/04/2015
Attend a county meeting
Posted: March 04, 2015

“But everyone else is doing it.” Every parent who has told a child she could not do something has heard that protest.

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Friday 02/27/2015
Freedom comes with a price
Posted: February 27, 2015

Freedom as we know it is not free by any means.

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Thursday 02/26/2015
Kids violent behavior needs to be thwarted early
Posted: February 26, 2015

Garbage in! Garbage out! Or, violence watched, violence copied!

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Wednesday 02/25/2015
‘Piece of my Heart’ is powerful
Posted: February 25, 2015

Do you really like every play that you see at Unity Theatre and write about?

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History is repeated itself
Posted: February 25, 2015

Luck is a peculiar word defined as success or failure apparently brought by chance rather than through one’s own actions. As noted, it comes in two flavors — good and bad.

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Friday 02/20/2015
Help solve the Mystery of the Schoolyard Photograph
Posted: February 20, 2015

Let’s call this the Schoolyard Picture Mystery.

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Thursday 02/19/2015
Opinions matter and you're entitled to your own
Posted: February 19, 2015

Opinions matter. The reasons how and why opinions are formed are often as diverse as anyone can imagine. Sometimes, even the little things that might have happened to an individual as he or she progresses through life’s years have a profound and lasting effect upon that individual’s understanding of issues and outlook.

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Wednesday 02/18/2015
Let's give Common Core a shot
Posted: February 18, 2015

In Texas, local control is an oxymoron. Doubters of that characterization should visit meetings of local governing bodies.

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