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Letters to the Editor: 08.11.11

Letters to the Editor: 08.11.11

August 11, 2011

Approval ratings coverage for Scott and Obama; Observer should support Golden Apple’s switch

Our View: Value of bay already known

Our View: Value of bay already known

August 11, 2011

Sarasota Bay is part of what makes Sarasota, Sarasota.

My View: Recycling as religion

My View: Recycling as religion

August 11, 2011

Every week in Sarasota a green army fans out to pick up “recyclables.” Most residents never question the appropriateness of such an undertaking and work diligently to support the war against waste.

The Castaway

The Castaway

August 10, 2011

This week's Castaway cartoon.

My View: Government debt is a moral failure

My View: Government debt is a moral failure

August 10, 2011

The moral compass for the majority of our political leadership in both parties is what is right for re-election, not the country’s future.

Letters to the Editor: 08.04.11

Letters to the Editor: 08.04.11

August 4, 2011

We’re getting what we voted for; A 3% cut in pay is still a 3% cut in pay;Deep changes needed in Washington, D.C.

Our View: Institute yes, tax support no

Our View: Institute yes, tax support no

August 4, 2011

There is a lot to like in the Institute for the Ages. It draws on one of our area’s strengths that is not well-utilized.

My View: Give school boards more control

My View: Give school boards more control

August 3, 2011

The nearly 40-year-old, school-funding program de-links those who set tax rates with those who spend the money. This erases accountability.

Our View: A grand parking solution

Our View: A grand parking solution

July 28, 2011

Most rational people agree that parking is not free. Whether it is downtown Sarasota, St. Armands Circle or Westfield Southgate Mall.

My View: Schools: a vision renewed?

My View: Schools: a vision renewed?

July 28, 2011

Something went wrong with the promise to use the extra school tax Sarasota County voters approved to make the school district "world class." The money poured in, but the scores declined.



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