Weatherford Democrat


  • The gift of education and much more

    December 9, 2011

  • Glad I’m not a Democrat

    December 9, 2011

  • Home of the brave, land of the free

    October 21, 2011

  • School finance: Questions and Answers

    October 10, 2011

  • 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.

    September 27, 2011

  • 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.

    September 26, 2011

  • 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.

    September 22, 2011

  • 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.

    September 22, 2011

  • 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.

    September 20, 2011

  • 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.

    September 19, 2011

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