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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.

My View: The good news on jobs

My View: The good news on jobs

July 27, 2011

In the relentless trashing by the mainstream media of everything Gov. Rick Scott does, there has been some pretty great news ignored lately.

Our View: Put land buying on hold

Our View: Put land buying on hold

July 21, 2011

If the government buying up land in Sarasota County for environmental protection is not a low priority in this economy, nothing is. And it may be a growing risk.

My View: It's not a 'drain,' it's a wash

My View: It's not a 'drain,' it's a wash

July 20, 2011

A recent news story reveals a misunderstanding of how the economics work. Employees contributing to their pensions doesn't lessen the economy.

Our view: Poor decisions drive budget

Our view: Poor decisions drive budget

July 14, 2011

Sarasota’s new city commissioners knew they had some tough going ahead of them following the spending and promises of previous commissions. Residents also had a hint, electing at least two new commissioners bent on reining in spending and government scope.



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