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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.

Castaway

Castaway

August 1, 2013

Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.

Our View: Disservice to taxpayers

Our View: Disservice to taxpayers

August 1, 2013

Most everything legislators do is well intentioned. They get gold stars for that.

Our View: Disservice to taxpayers

Our View: Disservice to taxpayers

August 1, 2013

Most everything legislators do is well intentioned.

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

August 1, 2013

Although the "spin doctor" term is sometimes used by individuals less familiar with the profession, I would not expect our public officials to use it and certainly not in such a public way

OUR VIEW: 'Tis the season: for tax rates

OUR VIEW: 'Tis the season: for tax rates

July 25, 2013

It’s that time of year. It’s that time of year. All of our taxing authorities are in the midst of budgeting for next year. And for taxpayers, it’s easy to get a bad case of “MEGO” — “My Eyes Glaze Over” — when all of the news reports come out about proposed millage rates (aka property-tax rates).

Letters to the Editor: Patriotism is dying

Letters to the Editor: Patriotism is dying

July 25, 2013

To have the city of Sarasota art snobs turn down the Iwo Jima statue is a lesson in what really matters to this town’s leaders.

Castaway

Castaway

July 24, 2013

Read this week's Castaway cartoon.

FRIDAY FIVE: Places to bond with man's best friend

FRIDAY FIVE: Places to bond with man's best friend

July 19, 2013

Break free from the old routine, and take your dog (or dogs) for more than just a walk at these five fun places to play with fido.



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