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I have a hard time after all these years understanding just how easily people can sit down and write such uninformed garbage in the paper. 

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Thanks for the open, insightful, and positive columns from Dr. Jessica Edwards (July 25th) and Dr. Eric Miller (July 30th). Many of us are trying to understand how to turn George Floyd’s and BLM demonstrators’ sacrifices into meaningful change in race relations to the benefit of our society.…

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The other day I heard someone complaining about having to wear a mask. They said they had the right not to wear a mask and then, added emphatically, “That’s what my husband fought for!”

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The most disturbing outcome of Mr. [Mark’s] Whittaker’s commentary was your shallow and timid apology in the Saturday edition. If the woman that called you was so distressed maybe you should have challenged her to write a rebuttal and let the readers weigh both points a view. I would like to…

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Presidential qualifications? I can recognize a picture of an elephant and I can drink a glass of water with one hand.  That means you should vote for me to be president, right?

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Comal County’s public health office is celebrating National Immunization Awareness Month in August by ensuring children head back to school with vaccinations to start the school year strong and healthy.

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America is sorely divided and declining. America’s division and decline are both decades old, not of recent origin as some say. The cause of this is the increase of rampant and widespread godlessness. Fewer and fewer people acknowledge divine authority, and now think that current human opini…

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Mark Whittaker’s column about Black Lives Matter was appalling and not based on facts. Black lives matter because they did not matter for over 300 years; African-Americans were second class citizens, had little or no rights and were poverty-stricken. When they were finally legally free, the …

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Thoughts on the dust-up over Mark Whittaker’s Black Lives Matter (BLM) column of Thursday, July 23, and Executive Editor Chris Lykins’ Saturday, July 25 response. 

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Thank you Dr. Edwards for so eloquently responding to the article Do Black Lives Matter to Blacks? (July 23) Your response was informative and executed with great composure while getting the point across. I was ready to write a response to the opinion piece and then read yours, realizing you…

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We are saddened to learn of the [Wurstfest] cancellation; however, it was expected.  With the many issues of COVID-19 we have realized for months there would be significant issues from our food preparation to just having enough consuming customers.  People are not traveling and it would have…

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Sixty-five years ago our high school commencement speaker gave us advice on how we might approach life’s challenges. 

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Recently, I read a letter to the editor which was critical of Ms. [Sue] Piners’ (Comal County Republican Party Chair) Facebook posts and a good example of Democratic attacks on conservatives. His comments followed a familiar theme by liberal Democrats, particularly ultra liberals. He wanted …

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On Thursday, July 9, I found to my surprise that I agreed with two statements in the local Republican newspaper ad. “Reject the hateful” and “Join the hopeful.” 

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I must disagree! with an uninformed opinion offered by someone who looks at a one dimensional pictures and makes a lot of assumptions based upon them. 

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The Comal County Health Dept is doing a great job trying to gather and report the COVID testing stats. Comal County is overrun with extensive community spread, lack of testing resources and slow lab turnaround time. The community spread and new daily cases need to be reduced significantly be…

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I’m sure Becky Stich and I are not the only ones to be treated as someone who is not worthy to live in Comal County because of our political views. 

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The agenda of the Democratic party and other left leaning partisans, as represented by Nancy Pelosi, demanding that statues displayed in the Halls of Congress be removed.  The removal of similar statues is happening in many cities and universities.  

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Something I have always appreciated about living in New Braunfels is that this is a politically active town. I believe that it is all of our responsibility to care about who our leaders are and vote, and from the display of the many signs, banners, and stickers that populate our town as elec…

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