KELLY: What do you think XIV?
In the very old days people took their annual bath in May. Thus, the bride-to-be having her May bath smelled very nice. Those getting married set their wedding in June. However, by June the bride-to-be began to have a little body odor, so she carried a bouquet of flowers down the aisle to hide the odor. This happened in the 1500s but to this day all our brides carry a bouquet of flowers down the aisle. I think it also makes the brides look better! What do you think?
TISCIONE: Are men basically good?
As you look around at our world, do you find yourself asking, “Where are the good ones?”
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: EPCCC supports Proposition 6
More than 50 years ago, leaders in North Texas had the foresight and commitment to invest in water infrastructure that laid the foundation for the growth and economic prosperity we enjoy today. Unless the State of Texas fully implements its State Water Plan by 2060, 50 percent of Texans will lack an adequate supply of water during times of drought.
Texas voters will decide: should seniors have a new option for reverse mortgages?
AUSTIN – Proposition 5 on the November 5 Constitutional Amendment ballot would allow a Texas senior, age 62 or older, to purchase a new principal residence and obtain a reverse mortgage within a single transaction.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Contrasting opinions
In the Oct. 3 “Viewpoints” there were two contrasting thoughts. One was by Zan Prince, which was easy to follow, stressing the importance of strong families, businesses, national defense and personal accountability. She went on to say that smaller government is important and all life is precious.
NOW HEAR THIS: Being messed with by a machine
Just when you think you’ve seen or heard it all, new lessons in life still await.
Voters will decide if local governments should extend tax exemptions to the aircraft industry
AUSTIN – A decision on which of nine proposed amendments passed by the 2013 Texas Legislature will be added to the Texas Constitution is up to Texas voters on Nov. 5, according to LWV-Texas Education Fund Chair Linda Krefting.
TISCIONE: What is the Christian response to evil?
We have recently been given a glimpse of courage and of evil. Commendations are deserved for our Sen. Ted Cruz for his courage to stand upon constitutional principles.
Texas voters will decide whether two provisions should be removed from the Texas Constitution
AUSTIN – The Texas Constitution of 1876 has been amended 474 times by Texas voters and is one of the longest state constitutions.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: It’s fall, football and political season
There’s been a lot of focus on the Cruz filibuster, how to block Obamacare, who’s the real Republican and the government shut down. Maybe the discussion should be about how to govern in a way that blocks all bad legislation shoulder-to-shoulder with elected officials from all over the country, and maybe you can change the dialogue.
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