Opinion/Letters to the Editor
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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

Citizen expresses grievances against city

I’m writing this letter to the editor in concern for our small town and the changes we’ve been experiencing. It seems the people running our city may be out of touch with the citizens it’s … more

Russia hacked elections?

EditorHere we go again, news talking heads all aglow with speculations Russia, cited by some intelligence reports to have hacked elections in some locations, did so to get Trump elected.Well, now the … more

Commentary on Jewish Passover

I enjoy reading Pastor Clint Lowery’s articles in this publication; however, concerning the article of Nov. 18 in regards to the reference to the Jewish Passover, I would like to offer some … more

Poor rationalizations are unacceptable

The arrogant of Mr. Torres is amazing! While his racism is clearly visiable, his grotesque socialist/elitist view expressed that if you did not vote as I did, you are guilty of white privilege, … more

Thanks for speaking up for minority vote

Thank you Jose Torres for speaking up for the minority vote in Gonzales County and the state of Texas including mine. The election of Donald Trump as the leader of America once again demonstrates the … more

Just saying

And that’s a wrap-up! May I present to you President Donald Trump. Amen, and a gain I say “Amen”. Or should I be saying Amen”? For the time being, well, satan has lost this battle! Or did he … more

Thanks for putting my thoughts into words

Dear Mr. Torres, First, I read your editorials because I think you’re a good writer. I like your honesty and directness. Friday, I read “Fear 2016.” Thank you for putting many of my thoughts … more

Standing back leaves you as an outsider

Disgusting misuse of position; a vicious abusive editorial mailing against our constitutional electoral system while inciting minorities to join the editor’s personal hate of white people in … more

Response to Fear 2016

The point of this editorial can be easily be turned exactly the opposite. Mr. Torres expressed being afraid to step on the toes of Trump supporters, but my wife and I had the same problem with … more
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