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Perceived unfairness

Perceived unfairness

The current opportunity to bury the utilities on GMD at a discount is one that residents can’t afford to let disappear.

June 23, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

Harmless as an enemy, treacherous as a friend

Harmless as an enemy, treacherous as a friend

If there was a word to describe Mr. Obama’s policy I think it would be “passivity.”

June 23, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Five years on

Five years on

Longboat Key take note. Gene’s modern approach might help Longboat Key.

June 23, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Women redefined

Women redefined

Bruce Jenner no sooner announced that he is now a she named Caitlyn when the politically correct police took over.

June 23, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Lessons for graduates

Lessons for graduates

The news is moving rather quickly, both here on our Key, nationally, and internationally.

June 23, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

The tar boy

The tar boy

Between the lights and the tar, I earned my credentials with the foreman, laborers and the various heavy equipment operators.

June 23, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

A burial we should all look forward to watching

A burial we should all look forward to watching

By divesting the methodology from property values, the smallest unit and the largest home pay the same. Even more troubling is the fact that the majority of Longboat Key taxpayers will pay nothing whatsoever toward undergrounding all of the side streets.

June 9, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Fractured forensics

Fractured forensics

Of the people wrongly convicted on the basis of hair samples, 32 were sentenced to death.

June 9, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »

It happened ­— we’ve gone crazy

It happened ­— we’ve gone crazy

The bet here is that Yankee Stadium is more likely to disappear behind a mushroom cloud than being washed away by rising sea levels.

June 9, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Let’s get on with it

Let’s get on with it

While I’m glad to see the much better voter participation, I continue to be perplexed by the continued difference between turnouts in our two counties.

June 9, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »