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My View: Sadly, Americans are apathetic again

My View: Sadly, Americans are apathetic again

September 5, 2013

Doesn’t anyone care anymore about our soldiers still fighting against a savage and determined enemy?

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

September 5, 2013

Opponents of the recent federal overhaul of the U.S. health-care industry should not call it "Obamacare." The passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was a longtime coming. There are two reasons why we should not refer to by its colloquial name. One is that it is wrong, and one is that it diverts valid opposition.

Our View: Common Core: Dump it

Our View: Common Core: Dump it

August 29, 2013

Common Core Standards. Put them in the same tin can as Obamacare.

My View: City's challenge paved the way

My View: City's challenge paved the way

August 29, 2013

Kudos on a well-written celebration of the Ringling Bridge’s 10th anniversary in last week’s edition.

Our view: Rowing with subsidies

Our view: Rowing with subsidies

August 22, 2013

Government subsidies, aka taxpayer funds, for economic development are bad business. Bad business for elected officials to practice.

FRIDAY FIVE: Shows that showcased Sarasota

FRIDAY FIVE: Shows that showcased Sarasota

August 16, 2013

The World Wrestling Entertainment royalty who will be featured on E! this weekend aren't the first famous pair to bring the cameras of the small screen to Sarasota.

Lowered Siesta Key speed limit could lead to 'assisted suicides'

Lowered Siesta Key speed limit could lead to 'assisted suicides'

August 15, 2013

According to the law, suicide is illegal. And assisting someone to take their own life is currently illegal, as well. 

FRIDAY FIVE: Celebrities born in Sarasota

FRIDAY FIVE: Celebrities born in Sarasota

August 9, 2013

Famous rock stars, actors and writers have chosen Sarasota as a retirement destination, but quite a few celebrities hail from the Gulf Coast region 'where urban amenities meet small-town living.'

My take on why the Iwo Jima statue effort had to be abandoned

My take on why the Iwo Jima statue effort had to be abandoned

August 8, 2013

I am the veteran of the Iwo campaign who proposed donating the Iwo Jima statue to Sarasota. And I want to thank the Observer newspapers for your generous and thoughtful coverage of that effort, and make clear why it had to be abandoned.

OUR VIEW: How districts compare

OUR VIEW: How districts compare

August 8, 2013

Everyone likes to see how he compares to his peers. That's especially so in education. It's no mystery, then, why consumers see so many publications produce national rankings of colleges and universities.



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