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My View: We have four branches of government

My View: We have four branches of government

June 19, 2013

The Founding Fathers of the United States of America created three equal branches of the government (that’s government with a lowercase “g”) — the executive, legislative and judicial branches.

Castaway

Castaway

June 13, 2013

Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.

Our View: The eroding of who we are?

Our View: The eroding of who we are?

June 12, 2013

To a great extent, none of us should be surprised by how far we’ve come. From the post-Revolutionary War, when there were large pockets of Americans who wanted absolutely no government, to today, when the IRS has become a political organization of tyrannical thugs and Big Brother is cataloging your every phone call.

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

June 12, 2013

Sign beautification needed; Progress cannot be denied

Our View: D-Day: Memorial Day cont'd

Our View: D-Day: Memorial Day cont'd

June 5, 2013

There are 25 million living American veterans. Since Gen. George Washington commanded the Continental Army, 42 million Americans have served the colors. A million have been killed in its defense. Another million and a half wounded.

Our View: Right ideas, faulty methods

Our View: Right ideas, faulty methods

May 29, 2013

Last week in this space, we presented the context for how and why the referendum question on the indigent-care, one-half-cent sales surtax came into being.

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

May 22, 2013

Revisit Mar Vista vote

Our View: Tax plan needs more vetting

Our View: Tax plan needs more vetting

May 22, 2013

On June 18, Manatee County voters will vote on two questions that are loaded with big tax consequences.

Our View: Let the vote stand

Our View: Let the vote stand

May 15, 2013

To one extent, it really doesn't come as a surprise. Longbeach Village residents flooded Longboat Key town commissioners with emails over the past weekend, begging commissioners to rescind their May 6 approval of the Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub’s site-plan amendment application.

My View: Seniors oppose nuclear plants? Not so fast

My View: Seniors oppose nuclear plants? Not so fast

May 15, 2013

Lately it seems every interest group and political candidate trying to win a public debate wants to claim that "senior citizens are on my side."



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