Texarkana, TX 63° Tue H 79° L 62° Wed H 78° L 63° Thu H 74° L 60° Weather Sponsored By:

Other Opinion Sections

Submit a Letter to the Editor

• Keep them topical, short (350 words or less), legible and not more often than one every 60 days. Letters may be edited for clarity and length.

• Must be signed with name, address and telephone number. Address and telephone number will not be published.

• Mail to Editorial page editor, 101 E. Broad St., Texarkana, AR 71854; fax to 870-330-7571; or email to opinion@texarkanagazette.com.

Submit a Cheer or Jeer

• Cheers & Jeers run Saturdays and must be submitted by Wednesday afternoon for the following Saturday. Submissions are limited to 100 words and are run with initials and city/state of residence.

• Must be signed with name, address and telephone number. Address and telephone number will not be published.

• Mail to Editorial page editor, 101 E. Broad St., Texarkana, AR 71854; fax to 870-330-7571; or email to opinion@texarkanagazette.com.

Gen Z is likely to temper aging socialist millennials

Published Apr. 16 2019

The 2020 election will be the first one in which members of Generation Z are casting their vote for president,...

The silver lining in Trump's homeland security purge

Published Apr. 16 2019

'They are decapitating the entire department,' a Department of Homeland Security official ominously told The Washington Post of this week's...

Robo-Rooting: Legislation could cut down on annoying calls

Published Apr. 15 2019

People have varying views of technology, It's safe to say that most of us take our cellphones everywhere and appreciate...

Congratulations, Bernie, on being rich

Published Apr. 15 2019

Kudos to Bernie Sanders for saying that he will celebrate tax day by releasing his tax returns for the last...

Let's look at the fake news 'surge' in hate crimes

Published Apr. 15 2019

According to the FBI, "hate crimes" are on the rise. The agency reported a 17% increase in such crimes in...

Hugs may be free, but they're not for everybody

Published Apr. 15 2019

I just got back from my weekly trip to the local supermarket. I usually count of the number of items...

#ShopTXK

Published Apr. 14 2019

Every year, usually in early December when the Christmas shopping season begins to really heat up, we use this space...

China, Russia dominating Mediterranean?

Published Apr. 14 2019

As NATO celebrated its 70th anniversary in Washington, one compelling security issue received insufficient attention: Chinese acquisitions of critical European...

Judges should give America a chance

Published Apr. 14 2019

If you can't trust the courts, who can you trust? Nobody. So don't trust anybody ever again, because if a...

Democrats' sweepstakes of frivolity

Published Apr. 14 2019

The Democrats' presidential aspirants seem determined to prove that their party's 2016 achievement—the election of the current president—was not a...

Premium ride with soul

Published Apr. 13 2019

CX-9, you had me at "Drive."

Ford Edge ST is fast and fun, until you hit corners

Published Apr. 13 2019

The 2019 Ford Edge ST is the leading edge of a wave of experimentation that will fill dealerships and American...

Advertisers increase use of marketing influencers

Published Apr. 13 2019

More people than ever before are using social media to connect with others and to create and share content. Facebook...

On Its Way

Published Apr. 13 2019

We are just a couple of days away from the deadline to get your federal income tax return finished, signed...

Democrats should tell what they'd do on asylum

Published Apr. 13 2019

Democrats have long railed at President Trump for an immigration crackdown they consider cruel and misguided. Now Trump has handed...

Charter schools helpful for minority students

Published Apr. 13 2019

The recent college-admissions scandal underscores the importance of having an application process that can't be gamed. But as high schools...

It's about time we recognized Iran's terrorism

Published Apr. 13 2019

President Trump has designated Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a foreign terrorist organization (FTO). It's about time. Other administrations...

Too Close For Comfort?

Published Apr. 12 2019

Last week Texarkana got the news that a medical marijuana dispensary set for Prescott, Ark., was moving to property where...

The Jussie Smollett case and race

Published Apr. 12 2019

Set aside, for a moment, the issue of race in the Jussie Smollett case. Think of it first as an...

Democratic capital-gains tax not worth it

Published Apr. 12 2019

Oregon U.S. Senator Ron Wyden recently proposed an interesting idea—taxing unrealized capital gains. There are advantages and disadvantages to this...

Science Spectacular

Published Apr. 11 2019

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away

Letter to the Editor: Justice served

Published Apr. 11 2019

For the past three or four months many Gazette readers have been following my fight with the local Bowie County...

Pro-lifers have momentum, but take it slowly

Published Apr. 11 2019

For roughly 25 years, the movement against abortion has been predominantly incrementalist. Its focus has been on restricting abortion in...