Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.
Numerous Sarasotans began an email and telephone campaign last week, intended to persuade their friends and associates to discontinue supporting Observer advertisers and persuade the advertisers to discontinue advertising in the Observer newspapers and websites.
Vibrant press needed; Last chance to save U.S.; Look in the mirror; I hope you lose ads; You are 100% correct
What follows is a recapitulation of those posted messages leading up to the surprising appointment â€” over many of applicants â€” two weeks ago of Terry Gans to the Town Commission after the resignation of Hal Lenobel.
In 2008, the sum of all U.S. government, private and corporate debt was $31.7 trillion.
"He just leaves you breathless, dumbfounded â€¦ enraged." That was the opening sentence to last week's editorial on this page. And touche, several readers made the same statement about about us. We enraged them, really enraged them.
No more ads for you!; Offensive, disgraceful!; Have you no shame?; You are so hate filled; Just plain crazy; Praise to the paper; How Castro started