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Sept. 17, 2010 at 4:17 a.m.


THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to the Victoria Advocate.

Thank you for all the comments you print in the speak out section.

I must admit I was on the fence about this year's governor's race.

After reading all the nasty comments about Gov. Perry, I now know he must be doing a great job, and I will gladly vote for his re-election come November. Thanks readers.

Larry, Victoria

Thumbs-up to the lady named Irene who found my money clip in the H-E-B parking lot.

Irene turned the money clip and the attached money into H-E-B's lost and found.

Irene did the right thing. However, she made me do some self evaluation, "What would I have done if I had found a clip with money?" What would most people have done? I hope I, and most of us, would do the right thing and be as honest as Irene." Thank you Irene.

Del, Victoria

Thumbs-up to the much needed rain, but down to all the huge, blood-sucking mosquitoes.

Paul, Victoria

THUMBS-DOWN

Thumbs-down to those purchasing general admission tickets to our high school football games and then sitting in reserved seating.

Dale, Victoria

Thumbs-down to all the political signs up all over Victoria.

I can't count all the letters and speak out comments from people upset about the plastic bags and trash along the streets and curbs.

I have yet to see one letter about the political trash along those same streets.

One good thing the signs cover up the trash.

Larry, Victoria

FROM THE EDITORIAL BOARD

THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to the restored Lavaca County Courthouse

Thumbs-up to the return of Southern Field Maintenance after a fire destroyed the business nine months ago.

Thumbs-up to the return of the Fill the Boot campaign by the Victoria Firefighter Association. The program benefits victims of the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Thumbs-up to Lavaca County constable Joe Nieto for his 38 years of service upon retirement.

We want to make it easy for you to submit comments. Be sure to include contact information so we can verify you wrote the "thumbs." Only your first name will be used in the newspaper. You may e-mail them to letters@vicad.com, mail them to Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down, Victoria Advocate. P.O. Box 1518, Victoria, TX 77902, or drop them off at our offices at 311 E. Constitution St.

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