- The gift of education and much more
- Glad I’m not a Democrat
- Home of the brave, land of the free
- School finance: Questions and Answers
Weatherford exemplifies a true ‘Tejas’ town
Some wonderful things have happened in my life, and getting to retire and move back to the Weatherford, Texas, area is one of the more significant ones.
Competence over ancestry is best
During the Sept. 12 Republican presidential debate, Governor Perry was sharply criticized for his support for the in-state college tuition rates charged the children of illegal workers that have been longtime residence of Texas and are graduates of Texas high schools. He was called un-American, unconstitutional and a panderer to the Hispanic vote.
Sons and daughters of encouragement
One afternoon last year, when we were in North Carolina visiting our friends, Ann and Robert, we toured the Billy Graham Museum in Charlotte. The impressive exhibits not only chronicled the life and achievements of the world famous evangelist, but also the lives of the other members of his team.
Health care bill a waste
When we get everybody covered by health insurance, cost of health care will be marvelous. Health care costs will go down because everybody will be sharing in the burden. Government can force you to buy health insurance. The argument is made that liability insurance is mandatory if you drive an automobile.
Don’t lose this thought
Last night during an event, I forgot a donor’s name and used some sleight-of-hand movements to sneak a peek at his name tag. I called my forgetfulness stress-related.
What are words worth?
In life’s literary waters, words are endangered, and half of the world’s languages are circling the drain. Caught up in digital overload, we are victims in the rush that favors speed over accuracy, as well as ever-shortening messages.
- More Columns Headlines