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Show us the money, let us see how tax dollars are spent

It’s quite simple, really.We Texans have a right to know how our taxpayer dollars are spent.It’s our money. We, the people, choose our government. Our elected public officials represent us. They … more

LETTER: Mr. Hahn gets it wrong in his letter

Dear Editor,I read with interest the letter printed in last week’s paper by Mr. David Hahn, responding to a column by Carl Golden about President Trump’s treatment of the media. Here are my … more

LETTER: Shriners should stop using animals in circuses

(This letter was submitted in response to the Hill Country News' publication of photos from a recent appearance of the Shrine Circus at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park)Dear Editor,It’s hard to … more

LETTER: Glad President Trump Calls the Media Out

Dear Editor,I read Mr. Golden's editorial ("Trump's war on the press won't end well). Here are my thoughts on the matter. The American media has, and has had for many decades, two major … more

LETTER: There's no Christianity in the Constitution

Guest columnist Michael Shannon's concern for our Constitution is one I share. But I puzzle over his claim that the left prefers a Constitution "shorn of Christianity." There is no Christianity in … more

LETTER: Vaccination opt-out rate concerning

Dear Editor,I was shocked to recently see the state health department reported over one percent of school-aged children are attending Texas schools without all their required vaccines. Even worse, … more

Mr. Trump's Good Friend Jeff

Along with his many other daily Tweet targets, President Trump can't stop beating up on Jeff Sessions for being a lousy attorney general.When it comes to Sessions, the president leaves no petty … more

Truth Will Out

"Things are seldom what they seem," the playful lyric in Gilbert & Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore," could well be an anthem for the Trump White House. Last Tuesday night the president crooned … more

Why Home Ownership Pressure Is Good

Younger generations buying fewer homes than prior generations is not good for America. A recent Urban Institute study found home ownership among millennials, ages 25 to 34, is about 8 percent … more

The Media's Trump Crisis of the Week

What's the mainstream liberal media's most overblown Trump crisis of the week?First, it was the president's tweet calling former staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog" for betraying him and his … more

TEA's school district grades provide little clarity

Just in time to cause parents to worry and wonder if the teachers and staff at their children's’ school are up to the task, the Texas Education Agency released its first round of A-F letter grades … more

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