American greed is to blame, not Trump

The letter, “Peanuts for the poor” (1/14/18) was almost right on time.However, Mr. Perez does a good job ripping our President for things he’s...

Too compassionate?

It’s so flattering to be thought of as caring, compassionate and one loving all of humanity and it can also get you elected into...

LETTERS: County raises should be put to a vote

Reading about the Cameron County staff giving themselves ridiculously enormous pay raises was the most disturbing news ever. The Cameron County Appraisal District assesses...

Abortion ban

Last week, the governor of Alabama signed into law a bill that completely bans abortions except if a woman’s health is in serious danger. This...

EDITORIAL: Log in: Time spent self-sheltering useful for filling out census

Most people are spending more time at home than they ordinarily do. Surely many people welcome the additional homebound hours, as they offer a...

Still a nation of laws

I agree with most of the Valley Morning Star’s Antonio Garza’s commentary entitled “Are we still the home of the brave.”Many summers ago, 55...

District problems shouldn’t fall on taxpayers

During 2006, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 1 that dealt with the idea restricting some of a school district’s monies to pay for...

I miss Ernesto

Ernesto Gonzalez has been missing almost one year. I often think about him and his whereabouts.I miss him dearly because when I had a...

Response to another letter writer

To Gilbert Mendez, from Sebastian and from Stephen F. Austin State University, hello. I do not question your intent.Clearly, you have a good heart...

Time to listen elsewhere

Among his inaccurate statements in his short “Happy campers?” letter in the June 24 VMS, Santiago Perez wrote, “The irony is that (Trump’s) personal...