George Lee

Attendance at the event was by invitation only.

Attendance at the event was by invitation only.

What's wrong with this picture - Galveston City Council rep Tarris Woods reports 20% unemployment in his district - only a few blocks from some of the restaurants in the article. Yet the restaurant owners are willing to bring employees from overseas to fill the jobs. This makes no sense to m…

If we had a dedicated hike, bike, jog, segway, etc. trail from one end of the Island to the other the issue of events (such as fun runs, competitions and fundraising events), closing streets would be moot. We have a potential funding mechanism - in 1% To Conserve Galveston Island dedicated …

georgelee commented on Getting to know The Great Storm

You left out the G.Lee Gallery where one can see the film "America's Deadliest Disaster: the Great Galveston Hurricane". It has been shown on the History Channel worldwide and on the Smithsonian Channel in the U.S. I am prominently featured in the documentary as an on camera narrat…

georgelee commented on All you have to do is ask

The program is voluntary for everyone

georgelee commented on All you have to do is ask

Customers may "opt out" and not contribute if they choose. However, when you consider that one percent of a $12.00 bill is 12 cents, it's hardly worth an argument or concern. To raise enough funding to buy large portions of land and maintain it, this is the only way to generate sub…

georgelee commented on Worner misguided, ridiculous

Should be "shared" and "same". My fingers can't feel the keys and it's worse on an iPad

georgelee commented on Worner misguided, ridiculous

The Confederacy inTexas died as a direct result of Lee's surrender on April 9, followed by Joe Johnston's surrender to Sherman not long afterward. Granger came to deliver five general orders for the western theater othe war. His troops were not needed. However, the final battle of the war wa…

georgelee commented on Worner misguided, ridiculous

Excellent! Certainly displays more tha a degree of hypocrisy. Sadly, juneteenth is more myth and legend than accurate, but nonetheless, a symbolic day of emancipation. The actual amendment wasn't passed till later