Opinion/Letters to the Editor
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Reader suggests Farenthold should resign

To the Editor:After reading Rob Ford's recent article on Congressman Blake Farenthold's sexual harassment suit, I felt compelled to comment.At the time of Farenthold's initial win in 2010, Cameron … more

Questions on the Gonzales Youth Center

Dear Editor,I want to say how great the staff at the Gonzales Youth Center is. The kids seem to really like them. I have some questions about the website information and the Board. Why does the … more

Passing the gravy

Where did the year go? Here it is just a few days from Thanksgiving and before you know it, Christmas and New Year’s Eve will be upon us. Along with the turkey dinner this Thursday, many of you … more

Disappointment in GISD

Dear Gonzales Inquirer,I have never written a letter to the editor but I felt like I should because other people feel the same way. I used to live in Gonzales and come here to visit my kinfolk and … more

Special election turnout

Editor:I sat as a clerk in Precinct 2 & 11 for the Constitutional Amendment Special Election. I am sorry to say that we only garnered 38 votes at our polling place. That is about the same as the … more

Preservation of history

Mr. Torres,Several weeks ago, I visited the Gonzales Archives to research some family history and spent some time reviewing documents which were available nowhere else. I also had the opportunity to … more

Important for all to vote

Editor:For all who are not informed, there is an election to adopt or reject amendments to the Texas constitution. It has not been well advertised but it is important that all go to the polls and … more

Reader disagrees with NNO column

Kat,I just finished reading your op-ed about NNO and I have to beg to differ with your facts on it. First, no one in Gonzales had ever put on a NNO until I put the first one on in front of the … more

Customer satisfaction at the core of NFL protests

Editor, Come on now, your editorial Tuesday, Sept. 26, starts about a sports issue “Can’t stick to sports,” and right off you jump into bashing President Trump. We already know how strongly … more

Respecting history

Respecting “history” Doesn’t mean everyone approves every facet of it.About removing monuments, that other citizens erected at another time and in their sentiments is a bit … more

Hats off to Gonzales’ hospitality

Dear Editor:Hats off to the city of Gonzales for their hospitality during our stay as evacuees from Hurricane Harvey.We stayed ten days at the BEST WESTERN and received above and beyond consideration … more

Alternative to tearing down Confederate statue

After reading Donald Hoffman's op-ed, as his former student, I feel the need to give my perspective. Mr. Hoffman's sentiments run deep concerning the civil war and the confederacy. So much so that we … more

Historic compromise

Due to recent events and the tragedy of a woman by the name of Heather Meyers that was murdered standing up to Nazis and white supremacists in Charlottesville, Va., the confederate monuments — to … more

Charity should not lead to personal reward

Accepting charity as compassion for others, most everyone is willing to help those seen to be in need. But our willingness can leave us vulnerable to misdirection. Whereas homegrown charity, … more

Reader gives thanks for ‘Russia Initiative’ story

Dear Editor: My thanks to you, Jose and Rob, for publishing my story, “The UMC's ‘Russia Initiative’” in Tuesday's issue. The law passed July 20, 2016, approved by President Putin despite … more

Reader enjoys Discover magazine

As a native of League City and a property owner and part time resident of Gonzales, I want to congratulate the Inquirer. Your recent high quality supplement featuring Gonzales life, attractions, … more

Reader gives props to local restaurant

I am writing this letter to thank the owners and staff of GG’s restaurant for their generosity, kindness and patriotism. My wife and I enjoyed a delicious lunch at GG’s on Armed Forces Day, at … more

Reader hopes council does right thing

It is highly disturbing to see the lack of fiscal responsibility being taken by our city council, city manager, mayor and other city officials. The position which they wish to re-create, was … more

Airport an essential requirement

It was welcome news in your Gonzales Inquirer that the airport was getting improvements. An airport is an essential requirement for tourism accommodations; fly-in folks need ground transport, taking … more

One shoe does not fit all in property taxes

Property tax appraisal time again in Gonzales County; a well-run system it seems. Everyone with real estate pays a fair share as the property appraisal systems works; it’s well-honed with pretty … more
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