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My View: More money is no answer

My View: More money is no answer

June 23, 2011

Rod Thomson's recent editorial, "Reforms, Not Money, Working," was spot-on. His argument that money hasn't led to increased test scores in our educational system is true both at the international level and at our local level.

My View: Setting the vote straight

My View: Setting the vote straight

June 23, 2011

There are some issues that have been so badly reported, where the bias is so entrenched and the media agenda so intertwined in news stories, that it is difficult to unravel things enough to make a cogent argument. Everyone's mind appears already made up with insufficient information.

Incorporation to be subject of summer news series

Incorporation to be subject of summer news series

June 22, 2011

By August, readers should have all the information they need to determine whether to support Lakewood Ranch becoming a city.

Our View: Safety is the priority

Our View: Safety is the priority

June 22, 2011

Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube made a persuasive case last week for increased spending, and it appears a majority of Manatee County commissioners are inclined to listen. So are we.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: 06.23.211

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: 06.23.211

June 22, 2011

East County readers respond to news and opinions in previous editions.

OUR VIEW: Valid straw poll imperative

OUR VIEW: Valid straw poll imperative

June 15, 2011

The two sides in the debate over Lakewood Ranch incorporation do not agree on much. But one thing they have in common is a tit-for-tat dance that is probably confusing the incorporation debate more than anything else.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 06.16.11

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 06.16.11

June 15, 2011

East County readers respond to news and opinions in previous editions.

OUR VIEW: Sheriff's request questionable

OUR VIEW: Sheriff's request questionable

June 8, 2011

Manatee County Commissioners have their hands full again creating a balanced budget in the fifth year of declining revenues from falling property values and a struggling economy.

MY VIEW: Needed: immigration principles

MY VIEW: Needed: immigration principles

June 8, 2011

Immigration reform frustratingly died in the Florida Legislature last month. What is so difficult about making everyone play by the same rules?

Delay incorporation vote

Delay incorporation vote

June 8, 2011

As chairman of the Friends of Lakewood Ranch, I write to respond to your editorial entitled, "Too soon for petitions."



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