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The Galveston County Daily News: Opinion

October 24, 2016


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Where is J. Edgar when you need him?

Reports surfaced last week that professional FBI agents are alarmed over the decision by FBI Director James Comey to recommend that presidential candidate Hillary Clinton not be prosecuted for her mishandling of classified information. According to reputable accounts, federal agents within the bureau are frustrated by the director’s leadership.

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Monday 10/24/2016
Why Trump is turning even Texas pink?
Posted: October 24, 2016

A telephone poll of 1,000 registered voters conducted by the University Of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs showed Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in a virtual tie in the red state of Texas. The poll conducted between Oct. 7-15, showed Trump leading by a margin of 41 to 38 percent with 11 percent undecided. The poll has a margin of error of plus/minus 3 percent.

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Early voting begins today
Posted: October 24, 2016

As early voting begins today, what is of equal, if not more, importance than the presidential race for Galveston County voters are the local races.

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Sunday 10/23/2016
Media has already decided the presidency
Posted: October 23, 2016

Why do we as taxpaying Americans even go to the polls and vote for our next president?

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Move forward with Mihovil on the navigation district board
Posted: October 23, 2016

The navigation district board has operated quietly while the Pelican Island Bridge, the link to Galveston's future economic development, has rusted away. Is there a strategic plan to address the rapid growth of the Texas A&M campus, commercial operations and potential economic growth?

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Daily News endorses Clinton for president
Posted: October 23, 2016

The Galveston County Daily News endorses Hillary R. Clinton for President of the United States.

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Just a simple request, please...
Posted: October 23, 2016

To the mayor and city council of Galveston, a request: For the love of God and for the love of the great Republic of Texas, can someone please sync the lights on Harborside Drive?

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A voter's apology to millenials
Posted: October 23, 2016

Last week I found myself apologizing to both my voting-age children for the state of today’s national election.

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Saturday 10/22/2016
We must keep Faircloth in office
Posted: October 22, 2016

In 2014, the voters of the 23rd District of the Texas House of Representatives sent a Republican to Austin for the first time since Reconstruction. The 85th Legislative Session begins Jan. 10 and I ‘m asking you to vote Nov. 8 to send Wayne Faircloth back to represent us.

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The students are doing the right thing
Posted: October 22, 2016

In the past month, students in Galveston County have done a few things that commendable. In fact, though, what they have done is more than than just commendable.

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