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JEERS: To the Louisiana State Republican Party for their censure of Sen. Bill Cassidy for his vote to convict Donald J. Trump in his impeachment trial. I guess truth and integrity doesn't count for much in the Republican party. Jeers also to Tom Cotton and John Boozman of my state of Arkansas for their acquittal vote. Shameful. — R.M., Texarkana, Arkansas

JEERS: To Democrats and their media enablers who demonize the 43 Republicans who voted to acquit Trump saying they put party and politics over country. In the four Presidential impeachments in history 15 Republicans have broken ranks and voted with Democrats. How many Democrats have broken ranks with their party in impeachment trials? The answer is none, not a damn one. The complaints against Republicans come across as self righteous and hypocritical. — L.O., Texarkana, Texas

CHEERS: To Rush Limbaugh, for the years that he dedicated his life to America — standing strong for his conservative convictions. Unlike many who have gone along with the PC crowd, lacking firm convictions to stand on what is right, prefer. People like Limbaugh are becoming fewer in numbers, while gut-less "men pleasers" — media personalities, politicians, and even religious leaders are growing in numbers. Rest in peace, Rush. — D.H.M., Texarkana, Arkansas

Cheers and Jeers are published each Saturday on the Opinion Page of the Texarkana Gazette.

Cheers and Jeers must be limited to 100 words or less, and may be edited for length and legal considerations. No personal attacks, business/commercial, or consumer complaint Cheers or Jeers will be printed.

You may submit your Cheers and Jeers to us at P.O. Box 621, Texarkana, TX 75504; by fax at (903) 794-3315; by e-mail at [email protected]; or by dropping it off at our office, 101 East Broad St, Texarkana, Ark. Deadline for Saturday publication is noon Wednesday.

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