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Sarasota Orchestra needs to rethink plan to develop Payne Park

Sarasota Orchestra needs to rethink plan to develop Payne Park

When I heard of the plan for the Sarasota Orchestra to move to Payne Park, I wanted to shout out in joy. Instead, my heart ached.

March 9, 2019 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

Ortasio-Cortez heralds a New Political Era

Ortasio-Cortez heralds a New Political Era

‘Socialism may not become America’s dominant ideology, but it’s likely to be around for a while.’

March 9, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Medicare for all is a trap

Medicare for all is a trap

“Candidates who can’t win this debate should find another line of work, and a party that ends up on the wrong side of it could forfeit a winnable presidential campaign in 2020.”

February 24, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

City Bayfront Plan needs far more review

City Bayfront Plan needs far more review

Sarasota City commissioners are giving away control of an unparalleled asset, 53 acres — one of America’s prized waterfront parcels, for parking meter change.

February 24, 2019 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

The new Beijing — Moscow axis

The new Beijing — Moscow axis

China today is an export driven economic giant with ambitions for world leadership.

February 24, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

The path forward in the Lido Pool plan

The path forward in the Lido Pool plan

The path forward in the Lido debacle is rife with wrong turns. We need to pay the Daiquiri Deck duo to exit the stage, accept the gift from Mark Walsh and then keep it simple, really simple.

February 11, 2019 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Your wireless world is about to change

Your wireless world is about to change

It’s like oxygen: You take it for granted until it’s gone –and panic sets in.

February 11, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

U.S. Ship sails near disputed islands

U.S. Ship sails near disputed islands

The U.S. has responded by stepping up its patrols in the area and encouraging allies to exercise their right to freedom of navigation.”

February 11, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Baseball teams up with Castro

Baseball teams up with Castro

Cuba says the deal blocks players from signing with major-league teams if they defect. They remain the property of the regime.

January 14, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Reflections on impeachment, 20 years later

Reflections on impeachment, 20 years later

PETER O’CONNOR Staff Columnist oconnor@lbknews.com Declarations, By Peggy Noonan The Wall Street Journal (Saturday/Sunday, December 1-2, 2018) “A tragedy for Bill Clinton, Monica Lewinsky and America. He could have averted it by apologizing.” “December marks the 20th  anniversary of Bill Clinton’s impeachment.  There are many recent retrospectives on the scandal that led to it, including  Independent Counsel […]

January 13, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »