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How espresso nearly destroyed a family

How espresso nearly destroyed a family

I saw my face reflected in the mirror that looms in the foyer by the kitchen. I was tired, unshaven and looked like a derelict George Clooney in the final scenes of The Perfect Storm before the boat goes under.

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Bring back our anger

Bring back our anger

Enough of just mourning our dead in the war against radical Islam. It’s time to get good and angry.

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Donald Trump: An extra candidate

Donald Trump: An extra candidate

Does Trump ask offensive questions OR are these the questions on immigration that we want to hear. I’m not so sure.

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

The nuclear arms race is on

The nuclear arms race is on

Whatever else this is, it is not anywhere anytime inspections.

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

The Castros’ new friend

The Castros’ new friend

Soon the Stars and Stripes will fly on the Male’con.

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Longboat peacock policy takes on reproductive prowess

Longboat peacock policy takes on reproductive prowess

The birds will not be able to fulfill any reproductive destiny unless a female crosses the bay at night stowed away on a Grady White or is smuggled in by a sympathetic peacock lover — an underground peacock railroad of sorts.

July 14, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Through the looking glass

Through the looking glass

As if the world beyond the looking glass isn’t crazy enough…

July 14, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Green theology

Green theology

PETER O’CONNOR Staff Columnist oconnor@lbknews.com A month or so ago I offered that I was considering a piece on the Pope’s apparent embrace of Raul Castro.  I wrote that this topic might be too hot to handle in these pages for this audience.  So far I have demurred. As usual the news moves faster than [...]

July 14, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Letter to LBK Commissioners…

Letter to LBK Commissioners…

Currently, not even the Commissioners seem to exhibit a solid understanding of the proposed non-ad valorem funding plan and its underlying rationale.

July 14, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

It’s 1984 in 2015

It’s 1984 in 2015

Orwell was more prophetic than even he might have imagined.

July 14, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »