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I wish I would choose wisely — even if it’s just my words. I cringe when writing each letter because I think of two English teachers reading them and “tsking” me.

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The sense of community that our community is known for shined again with the recent resolutions of concern for the protection of the lakes that are part of the identity of our community, and for the protection of the wellbeing of those who would be impacted and harmed.

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I just read the story about how Mr. Kiel presented the Heritage Museum with a Juan Seguin flag. When did he use that flag and why? It is a Mexican flag and is not one of the 10 flags that flew over the Republic like Mr. Gesick said.

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Has “news” reporting become merely sensationalism? I cringed when reading your Sunday headline of “Testicle Shot While Man Holstering Gun.”

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My name is Keith Strimple and I live on upper Lake Placid in Guadalupe County, Texas. Having started my engineering career with the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA) right out of college, I have a historical perspective that, I believe, is unique — working for GBRA from 1984-1998, havi…

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The beautiful lakes in our area are part of the identity of the community, because they have been in place for about 90 years. GBRA bought them around the 1960’s, according to the news.  

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In a prior letter to the editor, I wrote that columnist J.C. Dufresne’s charge that Trump supporters are “good little Nazis” is libelous. In response, reader Larry Spears suggests that it’s my comment that is libelous. Spears then joins Dufresne when he writes that an advisor to President Tr…

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“Most people are good.” I like that song/singer, but when I hear that line I wince and mumble “hmmm” because I’m just not that sure. No problem seeing good in people, but my Libra scales simply won’t tip when I hear “most.”

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There was a legal notice in the paper to condemn Mrs. Jacquline Crayton’s house that got me thinking. This is the same home that family and friends gathered in front of for a vigil after she was found dead on the floor from a non-life threatening fall three years earlier.

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The letter from Forrest Mims of Seguin and his comments about J.C. Dufresne’s column show that he is living in a fog enshrouded atmosphere.

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In the 1950s, six of us in the same family either enlisted or were drafted, four of us ended up in Korea, including this writer. There were many young men barely out of their teens, and included many U.S. reservists from WW2, and many other countries, who also served, fought and many died th…

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While it’s good to see diverse views and historical facts on the Seguin Gazette’s editorial page, self-described liberal activist and Democrat J.C. Dufresne broke new ground for the Gazette on Aug. 9, 2019, when he wrote that if Republican voters “don’t repudiate President Trump and his enab…

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I am rejoicing with the happy news that there will not be any cut in Library funding by Judge (Kyle) Kustscher and the County Commissioners Court. They made the decision to continue the funding to the Seguin Public Library at the same level as last year.

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In his response letter to J.C. Dufresne (July 21), Forrest Mims mentioned, “the Democratic Party’s lengthy advocacy of slavery, its role in the Civil War, its establishment of the Jim Crow policies that persecuted former slaves and their descendants for a century after the war, and its activ…

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The Seguin Public Library is a pillar of our community and has positively impacted thousands of citizens, including our youth and young adults. Current and future taxpayers reap the benefits of library services, particularly regarding literacy and life-long learning.

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In his latest column (July 19), far-left columnist JC Dufresne joined radical Democrats in calling President Trump a “fascist” and a “dictatorial leader.” He then claimed that Trump wants to deny illegal immigrants entry to the U.S. like the U.S. denied entry of 900 Jewish refugees in 1939. …

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Just as we are responsible for providing educational opportunities for our students and teachers, your Seguin ISD board of trustees also participates in and benefits from educational training opportunities.

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Shaking his head, Pat asked my daughter how she put up with me. Without missing a beat, she fired back at him, “I’ve had years of practice!” I, too, have had years of practice — at sinning. “Practice makes perfect.” Ergo, I do a bang up job of it. I don’t miss a beat either – i.e., I breathe…

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A photo on page 1 of the June 11 and 12 editions misidentified a harmless crane fly as a mosquito. While crane flies are harmless, mosquitoes like the one in the adjacent photo are vectors for serious diseases.

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I was sadly amused to see how Byron York’s column, where he asserted that there was a weakening of traditional standards of argument and proof, started with a lie. 

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Woohoo! I am very excited to read Floyd McKee’s new column in today’s Seguin Gazette. For many years, I would call members of my family who were living out of state, and I would read his column and we would enjoy learning the nuggets of Texas history.

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I read the article in the Sunday paper “Who Pays the Bill?” concerning the dams on the Guadalupe and GBRA’s inability to cover the costs to replace them.

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Seguin’s Main Street program can’t lead downtown revitalization efforts on a shoe string budget. Since moving to Seguin four years ago, my humble attempts to inspire some forward momentum at Main Street have met with a now familiar refrain.

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I am fazed by the last sentence in J.C. Dufresne’s column today, though for him it is just a phase.

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The Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea allows one to fully comprehend the true meaning of Memorial Day. It reinforces the important lesson that the blessings of liberty come at a great cost.

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As the proud owner of a “glorified double wide” I would like to speak up on behalf of the new home owners on Tomahawk.

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Kudos to Dalondo Moultrie and the Seguin Gazette for the coverage of the recent success of Seguin High School’s MatCast staff for winning first place in the TASB contest and being awarded a $5,000 check, hopefully for their department.

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Sitting empty on North Austin Street is an abandoned fire station that was built to keep (Seguin) Fire/EMS units from being delayed by trains crossing North Austin Street.

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As a member of the facilities committee I had the chance to see the needs for our School District from the inside out. Accordingly, we on that committee used our learning and best thinking to chart the three tiered plan that led to Bond 19.

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I support Seguin ISD’s Bond 2019. My perspective is that of a 40-plus year resident of Seguin and a former 20-year employee of the district. That perspective is reflective but my support is future focused.

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In the April 5 edition of the Gazette, the author of “From the Right,” while singing the praises of his Republican issues, took this shot at our local school trustees, citizens and staff, accusing them of “…digging around looking for ways to spend money.”

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Being a resident of New Braunfels, I thought Rep. Kuempel would have some sympathy for folks in adjoining Comal County, but I had it wrong! Rep. Kuempel voted FOR a House Bill (HB 3114) that takes away citizens’ rights by removing the SOAH (State Office of Administrative Hearings) independen…

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As a proud graduate of Seguin schools and as someone with keen interest in Seguin ISD, I am encouraged by the vision of SISD’s current superintendent and by the efforts of the SISD Board to build for the future.

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We have many in our wonderful community to thank for a very successful fun run/walk on Saturday, March 23. First, to the City Parks and Recreation Department for keeping our park system beautiful and available to the public. Seguin has a wonderful greenbelt connecting two great parks.

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Thank you Mr. Herrera Jr. for your search for the truth. Your letter in the Sunday , March 10, paper was excellent. I stopped reading “From the Right” because it was often filled with hate and lies. And after Mr. Mims last commentary, I decided to stop reading his. I wonder why some need to …

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About ten years ago, on November 22,2008 I was flown to the S. W. Texas Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. I was gravely ill and in a coma.

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Please HELP ME UNDERSTAND WHY OUR LOCAL GOVERNMENT WOULD PUT YELLOW STRIPS DOWN A NARROW ROAD. Guadalupe County IS DOING JUST THAT.

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