Opinion/Letters to the Editor
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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

Disappointing Veterans Day program coverage

I was disappointed in your coverage of the recent GISD Veterans Day Program. Other than a blurry picture, a picture of the cheerleaders and a photo of the back of an unidentified veteran, there was … more

Is treason OK for some?

My subject is treason, a dreadful word often reflecting bad consequences for our country. Way back in the dictionary it shows as a violation of allegiance to one’s state, i.e., our laws for sworn … more

Thanks for successful CTI

Another Come and Take It has come and gone. Hats off to all the city employees, the Come and Take It committee, the Chamber and all the volunteers who worked so hard to make this another great year. … more

Policing for profit

I’m writing this letter to the editor to inform people of the “Policing for Profit” policy that is going on in our community. How many people have been unfairly “targeted” and pulled over … more

An open letter to all Christian Voters

In a few months, the citizens of this country face the daunting responsibility of selecting those who will be making the decisions that will directly affect the lifestyles of our children and … more

Appreciation for police going above and beyond

The other night my son was broke down on Hwy 97 and 2292 and a policeman, Officer Heart, brought him home. My son and I went back out to where he broke down and we called the highway patrol to help … more
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