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MY VIEW: Needed: immigration principles

MY VIEW: Needed: immigration principles

June 8, 2011

Immigration reform frustratingly died in the Florida Legislature last month. What is so difficult about making everyone play by the same rules?

OUR VIEW: The lesson from Ley

OUR VIEW: The lesson from Ley

June 2, 2011

In the totality of his tenure, you can easily argue Jim Ley performed well as Sarasota County administrator. So his resignation last week — or to be more precise, the circumstances that led to his departure — should not forever or indelibly blemish his 14-year record.

MY VIEW: Reforms, not money, working

MY VIEW: Reforms, not money, working

June 1, 2011

School reforms have led to dramatic education results in Florida, even in the face of budget cuts.

Our View: Benches, unfortunately, had to go

Our View: Benches, unfortunately, had to go

May 26, 2011

It is refreshing to see a serious Sarasota City Commission willing to take decisive action on behalf of productive law-abiding members of the community. It did so when voting to remove park benches from Selby Five Points Park for what should be obvious reasons.

MY VIEW: Redeeming North Trail

MY VIEW: Redeeming North Trail

May 26, 2011

As we have been working to help revitalize blighted areas in Sarasota (the Rosemary District, Gillespie Park and North Tamiami Trail) for the last 18 years, we share your editorial writer's frustration ("North Trail hypocrisy") in that no seated City Commission in the last 30 years has contributed anything really significant to the revitalization of the North Trail.

OUR VIEW: Keep the Promise for Israel

OUR VIEW: Keep the Promise for Israel

May 25, 2011

To understand why the Observer Group newspapers have always been strong supporters of Israel — and find deep fault with President Obama's Middle East speech last week — we have to go as far back into the written record of history as possible.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

May 19, 2011

Willie Shaw should heed editorial advice.

OUR VIEW: Fixing a broken system

OUR VIEW: Fixing a broken system

May 18, 2011

Florida's economic development system has long been a bust, plagued by excessive bureaucracy, ponderously slow and inefficient with multiple state departments involved.

MY VIEW: Turn off the TV. Quick!

MY VIEW: Turn off the TV. Quick!

May 18, 2011

TV and the rest of Digital Land that we use to watch videos are making us fat, lazy, dumb and horrible citizens.

Our View: Right turns in the Legislature

Our View: Right turns in the Legislature

May 12, 2011

Gov. Rick Scott, a Tallahassee outsider despised in the media and willing to take unpopular stands on principle, had a surprising amount of success during his first legislative session as governor.



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