• Randall County homeowners will pay more in taxes, Aug. 7, amarillo.com. “Property owners in Randall County will soon pay more in taxes because of the rise in appraised property values.”
It’s easy to keep the tax rates the same when appraisals are going up. It is called the hidden property tax.
• Odd. No one is in denial of America’s Aug 21 total solar eclipse. Like Climate Change, methods & tools of science predict it.
Neil deGrasse Tyson - Astrophysicist. New York City.
• Letter: Amarillo Zoo needs help, Aug. 8, amarillo.com.
I love animals and sanctuaries. Zoos? not so much. The zoo in Albuquerque is wonderful, the animals there have room to roam.
Kathy K Whalen
I love the zoo. If we didn’t have them, we would not have the opportunity to see (the animals.)
• Our country & civilians are vulnerable today because @BarackObama did not believe in national missile defense. Let’s never forget that.
John Bolton - Former US Ambassador to the UN. Washington, DC
• Buffs’ new offensive coordinator ready to grind it out, Aug. 9, amarillo.com.
To fill up Kimbrough, the new head coach and offensive coordinator need to get local Panhandle high school players, and most schools here are air-attack teams. All high school teams do have a running back, but just to get a first down on a 1-yard play. I am pretty sure they are both great coaches, but have the wrong offensive ideas for WT football.
• Regarding the AGN editorial “Editorial: Amarillo influences state abortion bills, Aug. 5, amarillo.com.”
Kudos to Sen. @kseliger and Rep. @FourPriceTX from Amarillo for their unwavering support for pro-life bills.
Joe Pojman, Ph.D. - Exec Dir, @TXAlliance4Life. Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering. Wasn’t born in Texas, but neither was Sam Houston.