Opinion/Letters to the Editor
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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

Goal worthy of support

Editor American non-committed to a cooperative venture with Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Summit countries to wipe out extremists and to create an environment in the Middle East where future generations of … more

History with truth cannot be changed

Dear editor  The recently published letter about rebels demands a response. History with truth cannot be changed; old statues removed won’t change past events nor erase courageous acts by … more

Our heroes have always been...Rebels?

Dear Editor, This is probably a letter that doesn't need to be written, for it will cause more consternation amongst the white-haired class in Gonzales than is necessary. Besides, President Obama … more

Reflecting pool needs upgrade

May 29, 2017 another perfunctory ceremony day designated Memorial Day. A day to remember and honor those who offered up their lives for good of country. Too few realize the extent of military service … more

Legislators should focus on real problems

Gonzales Inquirer: Texas is a warm and welcoming state, but you wouldn't know it to look at what our legislators have been up to in Austin. This session legislators have proposed two dozen … more

Questions still unanswered over COOs

Dear Editor: In regards to your article “Council approves certificate of obligation sale to fund hydroelectric repairs”, I was intrigued in many ways. 1) You did not publicize the vote; who … more

Project Graduation Chair gives thanks for support

Dear Editor, In my last year as Chairperson for Project Graduation, I want to make sure some folks are recognized for their tremendous support of our students. First and foremost, I want to thank … more

Doing the right thing

Dear editor, I am writing this letter because I saw a former Gonzales police officer and former sheriff’s deputy on the news for breaking the law. This former officer who was currently working … more

Health care

Editor: We have just gone through another attempt to eliminate the ACA passed by Democrats many years ago. The repeal of ACA and Replace with a Trump promised health care bill was not good enough … more

Be good caretakers of the Earth

God states this in Genesis. But we are spitting in God’s face, wantonly destroying his creation. The state is putting “poison” on the side of roadways to kill off hogs but they also kill deer, … more

Thank you tree trimmers

To the citizens of Gonzales To whoever is trimming the trees in the Sarah DeWitt Drive median - Thank you. Your efforts, while noticed not only by those of us that live here, will also be noticed … more

Texas needs to stand up to NFL bullies

So now the liberal “geniuses” running the NFL have issued a thinly veiled warning to Texas about passing laws which those “geniuses” might deem "discriminatory." This after the NFL warned … more

Reader responds to poll question

My first response based on the intended audience is D (unchristian) however the correct response is also C (unconstitutional). I've had the opportunity to visit one of the organizations whose … more

Be wary of ‘school choice’

If you haven't noticed, our elected officials are taking public stances against our public schools. Rep. Blake Farenthold — the congressman for Gonzales — has come out in favor of school … more

Citizen pleads to keep city ‘affordable’

Dear Gonzales city council, We believe if you increase the electrical rates on the small businesses here in Gonzales, Texas, that will be just another nail in the coffin of struggling businesses … more

Health care for all

We citizens of the United States, regardless of political affiliation, have put up with more than eight years of back and forth on federal policy related to health care and health insurance. With the … more

Stolen honor

Congressman Vela’s decision to boycott the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States was disappointing, but not surprising. Citing objections to statements made by the president and … more

Reader dishes on recent world news

Editor Recent world news. The U.N. resolution chastising Israel for its land-grab policy and practices has us listening to the same old song and dance of anti-Semitic and anti-Jew. Now when any … more
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