LETTERS: Trump vs. the world’s elites

“A healthy government” by Erol A. Stone is probably the best and most perceptive letter ever written on this forum. Back in May 11,...

LETTERS: Collapse of morals and mass shootings

Did you know that before 1965, mass shootings were extremely rare in America? See Wikipedia, “List of mass shootings in the US,” and read up on the incidents and the...

Flores Brothers forgotten by Texas history

Texas history has long forgotten the four Flores Brothers who fought for Texas Independence in 1836.   According to the memoirs of Capt. Juan Seguin,...

LETTERS: Standing by POTUS comments

In all fairness, I find it difficult to write about the President’s stupidity, morality, and crimes. I think he has lost his mental state. But I...

COMMENTARY: Who are the greedy?

By JIM N. TAYLOR, Special to the Star First, we need to be on the same page of what greed is. Always wanting more is normal....

LETTERS: Bail out

With over a billion dollars in property value growth over the last 10 years in Harlingen, as reported in the VMS, and with those...

LETTERS: Be a role model with morals

We are the greatest nation on this earth, which everybody envies or wants to be part of. This accomplishment has not been easy. There...

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...

LETTERS: Hire golf course management professionals

Folks, we have been here before. When I was on the Harlingen Airport Board, now VIA, we had abudget problem. I suggested that we...

LETTERS: Let’s re-think our priorities: The proposed 4-cent tax hike

The proposed 4-cent tax hike is meant to close the gap of a $1.3 M shortfall for items within the City of Harlingen’s general...