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Our view: Rowing with subsidies

Our view: Rowing with subsidies

August 22, 2013

Government subsidies, aka taxpayer funds, for economic development are bad business. Bad business for elected officials to practice.

Castaway

Castaway

August 1, 2013

Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.

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.

OUR VIEW: The high cost of police

OUR VIEW: The high cost of police

July 18, 2013

As of Tuesday and Wednesday, when the Sarasota City Commission resumed its budget discussions, commissioners faced a projected $2.54 million budget shortfall for the upcoming 2013-2014 fiscal year, beginning Oct. 1.

Our View: Down with DOMA

Our View: Down with DOMA

June 27, 2013

We are all likely to drown over the next few days in the news and commentaries on the U.S. Supreme Court's rejection of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act. The court said it was unconstitutional. This is likely to become our next Roe v. Wade.

Castaway

Castaway

June 19, 2013

Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.

Castaway

Castaway

June 13, 2013

Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.

Our View: Capitalize on the moment

Our View: Capitalize on the moment

June 13, 2013

The cloud of euphoria enveloping the Sarasota Ballet this week is well deserved. And it is not over the top to exclaim this tiny (in budget) but extraordinarily talented ballet company, Sarasota’s own, reached a historic high in its 26 years of existence this past weekend at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.



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