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The Galveston County Daily News: Columns

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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Sunday 10/23/2016
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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Friday 10/21/2016
SUPs are catching 'the wave' here on island
Posted: October 21, 2016

There are many ways to enjoy the water, but one of the fastest growing aquatic sports is stand-up paddle-boarding. A “stand-up board” is typically wider, thicker and longer than a surfboard. They’re designed for the rider to stand straight up and use a light paddle.

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Wednesday 10/19/2016
Park Board rolls out new website
Posted: October 19, 2016

Last week, the Galveston Park Board unveiled a new website design with the goal of making the organization’s information more accessible to the public. Whether you’re looking for information about board projects, meetings or parking passes, you’ll find it at the newly updated www.galvestonparkboard.org.

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Monday 10/17/2016
Johnson never met a bug he didn't like
Posted: October 17, 2016

Dr. William Johnson never met a bug he didn’t like.

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What do expiration dates really mean?
Posted: October 17, 2016

Q: How important are the expiration dates on foods and medications? Am I at risk if I take pills or eat foods that are out of date?

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Look at the issue difference, not the mud
Posted: October 17, 2016

The mainstream media has been all a “twitter” over the language used by Donald Trump 10 years ago, which he terms “locker room talk.” Unmentioned are the ways Hillary has treated the women who her husband forced himself upon.

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Mein Trumpf
Posted: October 17, 2016

Donald Trump’s campaign is imploding. He’s lashing out at friends and foes, real and imaginary. His vision is increasingly angry, dark and apocalyptic. His words and actions range from creepy to destructive, from delusional to dangerous.

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Sunday 10/16/2016
Skating down Memory Lane
Posted: October 16, 2016

“I don’t know what’s wrong with these kids today.”

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