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Our View: Smackdown. Vindication.

Our View: Smackdown. Vindication.

August 3, 2011

Reading and interpreting the rulings of federal judges in complex civil suits is often a scramblegram of Latin legalese, so much so that you … well … you need a law professor to translate what the judge is saying.

Our View: How to simplify budget talks

Our View: How to simplify budget talks

July 27, 2011

The Longboat Key budget process reminds us of nature's annual course with the Key's beloved swans.

Our View: Publix plan fuels optimism

Our View: Publix plan fuels optimism

July 20, 2011

It was good timing for Publix Super Markets Inc. to unveil its redevelopment plans for the Avenue of the Flowers shopping plaza in the middle of the summer. That will allow plenty of time for Longboaters — especially the "carpers" and "cranks" — to digest it.

Our View: The cusp of revitalization

Our View: The cusp of revitalization

July 13, 2011

At long last, Publix Super Markets Inc. has unveiled its plans to redevelop and revitalize the Avenue of the Flowers shopping center.

My View: Teacher lawsuit instructive

My View: Teacher lawsuit instructive

July 13, 2011

There is much to be learned from the lawsuit filed by the statewide teachers union and joined by others, including an entitlement mentality.

Our View: Trolley folly

Our View: Trolley folly

July 6, 2011

Prioritizing is never easy, particularly so for politicians when, for every government service, there is some sort of constituency, or special interest, wanting that service. That's true whether it is tennis courts, community rooms or kayak access.

My View: Debt causes direction of market to stay questionable

My View: Debt causes direction of market to stay questionable

July 6, 2011

Right now, even though the market has sold off recently, we remain in what is technically called a bull market.

My View: Reality check for schools

My View: Reality check for schools

July 6, 2011

To add insult to injury, schools spent their financial windfall in hard cash, while homeowners watched the equity of their property plummet as the housing bubble burst.

OUR VIEW: The crisis of our founding roots

OUR VIEW: The crisis of our founding roots

June 29, 2011

Despite naysayers in some of the highest offices in the land, the story of America may be the most compelling national story ever told in the history of the world, the story of men who fought and died for a universal desire — freedom — and then embodied that desire in a set of guiding principles that continues to this day.

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.



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