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Tribute to Bob Diamant

Tribute to Bob Diamant

Longboat Key has lost one of the primary heroes of the Town.

January 22, 2015 | Posted in Al Green, Opinion | Read More »

Military cuts need revisiting

Military cuts need revisiting

Making benefits a target, not wasteful acquisition programs, is unfair to those who serve.

January 22, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

What didn’t Longboat Key residents get for Christmas?

What didn’t Longboat Key residents get for Christmas?

Barring the calling of a special election, residents will have to wait for more than a year to vote for burying the utilities on Gulf of Mexico Drive.

January 12, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

Turning point in relations with Cuba

Turning point in relations with Cuba

Cuba enjoys access to money, commerce, and goods from many other nations. The Cuban people are obviously still not free.

January 12, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Deja-Vu again

Deja-Vu again

The ire and outrage currently being expressed in various sectors of the country arise from national efforts to second guess the grand juries in Missouri and New York that failed to indict the white police officers suspected of being responsible for the deaths of black citizens.

January 6, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »

Confession of an opinion writer

Confession of an opinion writer

I, and some others, feel that there is really no such thing as a non-partisan office or political contest.

January 6, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Do the wise men shop at the mall near Chick-fil-A?

Do the wise men shop at the mall near Chick-fil-A?

Has Christ has been stripped from Christmas and all that remains is an obese Santa fondling obese children at the mall?

January 5, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Christmas Spirit? Bah-Humbug

Christmas Spirit? Bah-Humbug

I have never known a man who even claimed to have the slightest idea of what to get his wife for Christmas.

January 5, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

A Christmas Prayer

A Christmas Prayer

PETER O’CONNOR Staff Columnist oconnor@lbknews.com This edition of our newspaper should hit the streets during Christmas week. In my attempt to present timely as well as thoughtful material I thought that a Christmas prayer might be useful for all of us, non-Christians as well as Christians. I trust that most of you will find this [...]

January 5, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

The gift of the Jews

The gift of the Jews

It is vitally important we recognize the importance of the Judeo-Christian gifts.

January 5, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »