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LETTERS: Black-eyed peas’ military history; Security wanted at ATM machines

Black-eyed peas’ military history American history has long forgotten the reason why southerners have black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day for good luck. This yearly tradition...

LETTERS: STRIDES featured in display at Capitol; State needs term limits

STRIDES featured in display at Capitol The holidays are upon us and the Texas House of Representatives recently unveiled the beautiful 26 foot tall Christmas...

LETTERS: Trump isn’t so innocent; Drug prices must be cut; Contributions are forgotten; Socialism...

Trump isn’t so innocent Mr. Jake Longoria claims nothing has ever been found on President Trump or his children (letters, Dec. 4), Then why was...

LETTERS: Helping others benefits many

Helping others benefits many With respect to the Nov. 29 article about a McAllen program that delivered 400 meals on Thanksgiving Day, the purpose of...

LETTERS: Migrants deserve better treatment; Black Friday difficulties; Trump moniker deemed offensive

Migrants deserve better treatment I am writing in regard to your article “Asylum seeker challenges removal,” published Nov. 24. Honduras has been at the top of...

LETTERS: Shameful practices

Shameful practices The following letter has been delivered to Texas U.S. Sen. John Cornyn by his Texas constituents, the Angry Tías and Abuelas of the...

LETTERS: Migrants aren’t huddled masses; President’s hypocrisy; Deep State against JFK

Migrants aren’t huddled masses I take offense to the presumption of ignorance you believe that Valleyites have. In the article titled “Huddled Masses” (Nov. 17),...

LETTERS: EPA rollback spurs criticism; We must fight sexual assault; Democrats are at fault;...

EPA rollback spurs criticism On Nov. 23, The Monitor announced that our governor has, as a member of Donald Trump’s flock of sheep, requested that...

LETTERS: Unsolved crimes garner comment; Actual goal: Communism

Unsolved crimes garner comment The Nov. 17 article about the lack of progress in the investigations of the murders in Rio Grande City was excellent....

LETTERS: Professionals help with sex education; Name names

Professionals help with sex education Sex is considered to be an inappropriate, sensitive or sometimes awkward topic to discuss; however, as one grows physically and...