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It’s Et tu, Brute Time

It’s Et tu, Brute Time

The last two decades feature some questionable political behavior.

August 16, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Of Senators and statesmen

Of Senators and statesmen

They say that Kerry covets a Nobel Peace Prize. I suspect he shan’t have one.

August 16, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Short Short Story Contest yields wave of entries!

Short Short Story Contest yields wave of entries!

We asked, and readers over the past two weeks responded with submissions of short stories of less than 25 words.  Below are the ones that came in. We will print any and all sent to us each week until the end of August. Readers are invited to send us a short story of up to [...]

August 11, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

Something evil this way comes

Something evil this way comes

Hamas, according to the American media, are winning the war for public opinion.

August 11, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

The tragedy of the Arabs

The tragedy of the Arabs

‘Outsiders cannot simply stamp out the jihadist cause or impose prosperity and democracy.’

August 11, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Harmless as an enemy, treacherous as a friend

Harmless as an enemy, treacherous as a friend

It is astounding that the administration hesitates to give full-throated support to Israel’s goal of degrading Hamas’ ability to wage war.

August 11, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Tigers, once again…

Tigers, once again…

The agenda was the four candidates in the coming elections, primary and general, for the Sarasota County Commission District Four – Alan Maio (R), John Minder (NPA), Ray Porter (D), Lourdes Ramirez (R). Commissioners Nora Patterson and Joe Barbetta are term-limited out this year opening the field.

August 11, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Democracy versus despotism

Democracy versus despotism

Israel has done everything possible to avoid civilian casualties, including the dropping of
warning leaflets and noise-making explosives on targeted roofs, but Hamas encourages “martyrdom” as a means of gaining world sympathy.

July 28, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »

Barack Obama’s America, six years later

Barack Obama’s America, six years later

America’s standing in the world and the international scene in general doesn’t seem to have improved.

July 28, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

America — later heritage

America — later heritage

Fifty years since the Civil Rights Act signed into law.

July 28, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »