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OUR VIEW: Indoctrination by the state

OUR VIEW: Indoctrination by the state

July 22, 2010

Let's be blunt: Segments of Sarasota's political and intellectual elite — liberal and conservative alike — often regard Dr. Rich Swier (a doctor of education administration) as a conservative gadfly-extremist. And that's being polite.

MY VIEW: Obamacare taxes will destroy medical industry

MY VIEW: Obamacare taxes will destroy medical industry

July 22, 2010

The new excise tax on medical-device makers is a blatant strategy by the Obama administration to create a single-payer system.

OUR VIEW: Get rid of a dumb law; vote 'yes'

OUR VIEW: Get rid of a dumb law; vote 'yes'

July 15, 2010

The late Nobel economics laureate Milton Friedman once wrote in his famous book, "Free to Choose," that even though business executives espouse the virtues of free enterprise, when it comes to seeking favors from government, business interests are always the first in line.

MY VIEW: Bust the incentives addiction

MY VIEW: Bust the incentives addiction

July 15, 2010

There are cycles, there are vicious cycles and then there are local government incentives to attract businesses.

OUR VIEW: Rick Scott for governor

OUR VIEW: Rick Scott for governor

July 14, 2010

If you cut through all of the Bill McCollum and Alex Sink character-assassination attack ads; if you discard the standard operating procedure of the daily newspapers and their editorialists — which is to discredit anyone who has been a success in business; and if you judge Florida's gubernatorial candidates on their professional accomplishments, the choice for governor is overwhelmingly clear.

Scott explains what happened

Scott explains what happened

July 14, 2010

Florida’s daily newspapers and Rick Scott's gubernatorial opponents have rushed to paint him as an unethical profiteer. And everything they present you is through their filter. We're reprinting Scott's own explanation of the Medicare fines that his former company paid in 2000 and 2003.

OUR VIEW: The birth of Spirit of America

OUR VIEW: The birth of Spirit of America

June 30, 2010

To know where you're going, it helps to know from where you came.

OUR VIEW: Sarasota Power & Light? Ugh

OUR VIEW: Sarasota Power & Light? Ugh

June 24, 2010

Having the government of the city of Sarasota own and operate a not-for-profit electric company definitely does not make sense.

MY VIEW: Impervious to common sense

MY VIEW: Impervious to common sense

June 24, 2010

The decision to spend $250,000 extra on paver sidewalks in a rural area is to save us from the environmental threat of … a pond.

Let the Panhandle be a lesson

Let the Panhandle be a lesson

June 17, 2010

If local government officials haven’t tuned in to what occurred Monday in Destin and Okaloosa County, they better get on Google and on the phones and start researching. Be ready.



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