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Through the looking glass

Through the looking glass

As entertaining as the early stages of the crowded Republican campaign were, it is time now to get serious and have done with comic challenges to Constitutional requirements such as American ‘natural birth’.

February 8, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »

Discord, Oh my…

Discord, Oh my…

I think that we all here want to be known as residents of the class town we do have now. We are now embarking upon a new era, an era without elections.

February 8, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Chilly mornings

Chilly mornings

Our Key continues to be unscathed by nature. Our neighbors on Siesta Key were punished the other night.

January 31, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

‘First we’re going to cut it off, and then we’re going to kill it…’

‘First we’re going to cut it off, and then we’re going to kill it…’

PETER O’CONNOR Staff Columnist oconnor@lbknews.com General Colin Powell, USA (RET) Powell  Remembers  Desert Storm. Interview by Contributing Editor Tom Philpott, Military Officer,  January 2016 Where were you in the Summer of1990?  Some of you were likely right here on our Key. Certainly some were six months later when the attack on Hussein’s forces in Kuwait [...]

January 31, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Longboat’s Electric Kool Aid Power Line Plan

Longboat’s Electric Kool Aid Power Line Plan

Perhaps all of this Undergrounding the Utilities mess has to do with the wrath of the Peacock Gods. Villagers should take a more benevolent view of the birds who up to now kept large financial assessments off of their properties. Think of them as the equivalent of the cows in India.

January 19, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

American Navy declining

American Navy declining

This article sounds some serious alarms, especially just days after the two nations flanking the Persian Gulf broke diplomatic relations.

January 19, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

2015 was a lousy year

2015 was a lousy year

The concept of free speech suffered throughout the year.

January 19, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

The narrow pennisula

The narrow pennisula

Few of Florida’s tourists ever move more than ten miles from either coast,

January 19, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

It’s global cooling in 2016 — you fool

It’s global cooling in 2016 — you fool

German scientists want you to bundle up to get ready for a century of global cooling.

January 5, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Who benefits if the embargo is lifted?

Who benefits if the embargo is lifted?

Who will benefit when the embargo is lifted, if it is lifted. Of course there does not appear to be a vibrant enough middle class in Cuba to do business with all these waiting businesses.

January 5, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »