Category: "Opinions"

From the Clocktower – Fake news at the worst of times

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   When the Nation is staring in the face of a tragedy, there are always hundreds of things that need to be said. Even in recent years, we’ve learned that many times: Waco. The University of Virginia. Aurora. Charleston. Orlando. And now, in the wake of the horror that broke loose […]

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From the Clocktower – Should we stand for ‘taking a knee?’

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Not two weeks before this NFL brouhaha erupted over “taking a knee,” I had a friend explain to me where the tradition of “taking a knee” actually started. The tradition itself started, I’m told, as a means to control toddlers in youth soccer games. That seems fitting, given the behavior currently […]

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Letters – Reader thanks police for protection

To the Editor: My family and I were traveling out of town on Thursday when we suffered a tire blowout. We were on Hwy 130 in Mustang Ridge above Evelyn Road. It was scary and dangerous and we were in a very precarious position with traffic whizzing by. You need to login to view the […]

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From the Clocktower – It’s a dirty job. We elected them to do it.

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   Every so often, someone asks me why I don’t run for City Council. I have many reasons for that, not the least of which being the glaring conflict of interest it would present to be the reporter responsible for covering the Council, in the chance I got elected. Also, I’d […]

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From the Clocktower – Stay Texas Strong – the right way

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER Woodsboro. Bonnie View. Refugio. Bayside. Lamar. Holiday Beach. Austwell. Tivoli. McFaddin. Seadrift. Long Mott. Indianola. Palacios. Collegeport. Matagorda. Wadsworth. Sargent. Hawkinsville. Cedar Lake. Freeport. Stowell. Winnie. Orange. Bridge City. Port Neches. Bloomington. Dozens of towns. Thousands of homes and families leveled. And while the national media focuses on the devastation in […]

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Letters – Readers thank community for Harvey relief efforts

To the Editor: I would like to thank Lockhart’s respective barbecue restaurants for donating to the Hurricane Relief efforts this past weekend. Thanks to Blacks, Chisholm Trail, Kreuz’s and Smitty’s, we passed out some 250 sausages. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

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From the Clocktower – Charlottesville could happen anywhere

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   For days, my social media feeds have been blowing up with many of my friends, both Liberal and Conservative, black and white alike, wondering, “How could Charlottesville have happened? How could that happen in America in 2017.” Naturally, people have laid the blame at the feet of everyone from You […]

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From the Clocktower – Big government, small potatoes

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER For most of my life, I was taught that the ACTUAL purpose of the government, be it at the Federal, State or local level, is to provide infrastructure, security and to provide rule of law to protect citizens from interior and exterior threats. That sounds pretty simple. It’s also a concept […]

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From the Clocktower – Oversight for balloon pilots: It’s time.

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER If you’ve read my stuff for more than a few weeks, you’re probably pretty well aware that I’m all about small government, personal responsibility and an abject lack of interference. I’m all about personal freedoms extending as far as they can, until those personal freedoms encroach into someone else’s You need […]

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From the Clocktower – The little things – what it’s all about

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   The Fourth of July has always been my favorite holiday. I’m all about Mom, Apple Pie and America. I blame my grandparents. They brought up an incredibly patriotic brood, none of whom were ever allowed to forget that we wouldn’t exist, if it weren’t for the US Marine Corps (true […]

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