Helping the richest
I am writing because I am concerned about the U.S. House of Representatives recently passed legislation, HR 1105 Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015. This legislation, passed on April 16, is a terrible piece of legislation.
It completely eliminates the federal estate tax. Ostensibly the reason for this is to reduce the burden on ranchers and farmers, but the numbers tell another story.…
Former college basketball coach Nolan Richardson had an interesting comment recently when he was being inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
“If it is to be, it’s up to me,” Richardson said during his speech.
That’s a monumentally great sentiment, isn’t it?
It made me think of the people rioting in the streets of Baltimore earlier this week.…
Over the last couple of weeks I have seen tons of fire ant mounds pop up around my house.
Most have been on the outside of my yard where I did not treat last year, but a few big mounds are in the backyard.
If you were like me you may have thought that you had gotten rid of these pests over the last couple of years, but in reality they have just been hiding out due to dry conditions.…
In June of last year, the Hood County News published an editorial about some Granbury City Council members needing to do their homework.
Ten months later, we’re publishing an editorial on the same topic.
Where council member Tony Allen is concerned, there seems to have been no improvement in this area, despite the fact that council members are given council packets several days prior to regular City Council meetings.…
It really bites when your chosen profession is listed along with lumberjack at the bottom of the 200 worst jobs of 2014.
But that’s what happened.
The list in question was compiled by CareerCast, which publishes an annual jobs rated report.
According to the CareerCast website, these two jobs ranked so low due, in part, “to dwindling hiring prospects.”
The website also states that the U.S.…
Do you recall as a child your teachers and parents constantly bombarding you with warnings about talking to strangers?
Did you ever believe that when you became older and, theoretically wiser, that you would need to continue this trend into late adulthood?
The world of health care is blessed with people who have been called to serve on the health care front lines.…
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