More citizens should be on the public comment committee

Smith County commissioners are showing respect for free speech by forming a committee to revise the county’s Rules of Decorum for public comment, but I’m very concerned that only one private citizen, Richard Blake, was assigned to the rules committee. …

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Cornyn: GOP must ensure voters have a say on appointees

In her March 26 letter to the Tyler Paper, Brenda McWilliams disagrees with the decision to wait and give voters a say this November in who fills the vacant seat on the Supreme Court. While the president has a Constitutional…

02 April 2016 [08:13 PM]
President should get Social Security like the rest of us

President Obama is asking for an 18 percent increase in his $200,000-plus annual pension after he leaves office, even after his family has spent millions of our money on vacations. Why doesn’t he just receive Social Security like the…

26 March 2016 [09:01 PM]
University of Texas system gives bonuses, hikes tuition

In the Tyler Paper on March 2, there was a front page article headlined, “UT Tyler to raise tuition by 3.4 percent.” If I was connected to UT Tyler, I would find this embarrassing. A day or so ago, there…

05 March 2016 [08:06 PM]
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