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All I want for Christmas is the new vaccine!

Now that we are well into the month of December, my three teenage daughters have provided me with their extensive Christmas lists — both electronic and hard copies — in triplicate. Full of the typical objects of adolescent desires like designer clothing, electronics, jewelry, and luxury vehicles, their lists read like the inventory of Elon Musk’s next yard sale.

Analysis: Leading by (bad) example

Hypocrisy can be embarrassing — and also politically disabling. Austin Mayor Steve Adler got a dose of that nasty medicine this week, when Tony Plohetski — a reporter for KVUE-TV and the Austin American-Statesman — revealed that the mayor was in Cabo San Lucas when he took to Facebook in early November to send a stay-at-home message to his constituents.

Lloyd Doggett

Lloyd Doggett

Open Enrollment soon to close: Don’t wait to get covered today

With the virus surging, now is especially not the time to be without health insurance. Open Enrollment is the short period during which you can enroll in health insurance, choose your plan, or switch to a better plan. Open Enrollment is underway right now, but you have only until Dec. 15 to sign up. Make the top priority on your holiday shopping list buying yourself and your loved ones health security.

Letters to the Editor

Jane Hughson, our current San Marcos mayor, deserves to be reelected for another term. She has served our community well with intelligence and dignity and attention to detail — a combination that is desirable but too often rare.


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