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Index of some of the Columns
Written by "The Three Musketeers"
on issues of current interest


The Coastal Barrier System | Red Snapper Fishing | Honesty and Integrity
Legislative Leadership | Healthcare Reform

Galveston County Daily News Columns - Three Musketeeers
In May 2013 three former candidates who ran against each other in the 2012 Republican Primary for Texas Congressional District 14 [Bill Sargent, Mark Mansius, and John Gay] started to publish a weekly column in the Galveston County Daily News.   This is a topical index of some of the columns they have written.
The Coastal Barrier System
July 31, 2017 Building and Funding the Ike Dike (Getting it Done!)
Sep. 19, 2016 What are we doing about the next Hurricane?
Aug. 11, 2014 Funding the Coastal Barrier System: We have a solution!
Mar. 24, 2014 Hurricanes happen but will the Ike Dike?
The Red Snapper Issue
Jul. 24, 2017 "Environmentalist" want to end recreational red snapper fishing
Jun. 12, 2017 Red Snapper: Did you miss the 3-Day season this year?
Mar. 24, 2017 Fishing The Gulf Coast: Red Snapper [Concluding Thoughts]
Mar. 23, 2017 Fishing The Gulf Coast: Red Snapper [Premises and Goals]
Mar. 22, 2017 Fishing The Gulf Coast: Red Snapper [Part Three]
Mar. 21, 2017 Fishing The Gulf Coast: Red Snapper [Part Two]
Mar. 20, 2017 Fishing The Gulf Coast: Red Snapper [Part One]
Honesty and Integrity
Mar. 6, 2017 Ensuring Election Integrity -- Voter ID in Texas
Dec. 19, 2016 Are Non-Citizens Voting?  Election Integrity in Texas
Mar. 21, 2016 We the People are Demanding our Nation Back
June 10, 2013 How Rhetoric, Actions Match Up (continued)
June 3, 2013 How Rhetoric, Actions Match Up
May 27, 2013 Political Hype verses Actions
Legislative Leadership
May 8, 2017 Legislative Leadership (Election Legislation passes in Austin)
Apr. 27, 2017 Continuing Resolutions Continue Inefficient Government
Dec. 5, 2016 A Congressional Report Card (The Twelve Appropriation Bills)
Aug. 22, 2016 Elected Officials are Employees -- Get the Job Done!
Aug. 1, 2016 Who is in Charge of the U.S. Senate?
May 16, 2016 Fiscal Responsibility, Expect Nothing Less
Apr. 4, 2016 The Federal Budget, Getting it Right is Important
Healthcare Reform
July 10, 2017 Repealing Obamacare will be a Daunting Task
Apr. 17, 2017 The Federal Government and Healthcare
Aug. 19, 2013 Obamacare: What it will do for, and to, you.
Aug. 12, 2013 Obamacare keeps spinning out of control
Aug. 7, 2017 A fond farewell to our readers!