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Trump can’t be reelected without winning Florida

Trump can’t be reelected without winning Florida

BLAKE FLEETWOOD Guest Columnist blake@lbknews.com No Republican in 95 years has won a presidential election without winning Florida. In a poll released last week by Florida Atlantic University, President Trump trails Joe Biden by  six percentage points, 47 percent to 53 percent from May 8-12. This drop is a sharp reversal from the March FAU poll that […]

May 23, 2020 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

The mask is the wrong symbol for this pandemic

The mask is the wrong symbol for this pandemic

The damage done by our projection of fear will do permanent damage to our social connections. We cannot view our neighbor as a death threat and live peacefully in our society.

May 23, 2020 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

Sweden’s Human Sacrifice of 3,300 Has Not Worked

Sweden’s Human Sacrifice of 3,300 Has Not Worked

Until we have widespread, quick result testing and contact tracing and a vaccine is developed, this pandemic is going to hang around for years in waves.

May 23, 2020 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

A new beginning at the former Colony Resort on Longboat Key

A new beginning at the former Colony Resort on Longboat Key

Perhaps I am an optimist, but we have finally traveled through the looking glass and Klauber, Andy Adams and the Association of Unit Owners are quickly turning to images from a fantastical past.

May 2, 2020 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

Barwin’s world is paved with good intentions amid Coronavirus

Barwin’s world is paved with good intentions amid Coronavirus

Barwin is creating the exact opposite of helping social distancing. He is creating a defacto Covid funneling effect by encouraging City residents to recreate in other people’s back yard.

May 2, 2020 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

What will the new Longboat Key look like?

What will the new Longboat Key look like?

What was once strange will be the new normal, like wearing masks on planes and when shopping, and no more leaving salt shakers on tables in restaurants.

May 2, 2020 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Corona as seen from an historical and statistical perspective

Corona as seen from an historical and statistical perspective

Promoting fear is a way to motivate their citizens to suspend their lives and surrender their constitutional rights to obtain perceived security from the unknown.

May 2, 2020 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Let them eat cake…

Let them eat cake…

Fear, suspicion, distrust, in a living organism cultivates failure. The human has a gift to filter the virus of fear, suspicion or hate and prevent its growth.

May 2, 2020 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

Fact, fiction and fantasy spread faster than Coronavirus

Fact, fiction and fantasy spread faster than Coronavirus

The irony continued: all of Longboat Key toddled unprotected for weeks after the schools closed in and out of Publix touching the fruit, stroking the ATM machines and coughing at the deli counter.

April 19, 2020 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Several Hundred People on Longboat Key Are Going to Die

Several Hundred People on Longboat Key Are Going to Die

Longboat Key standards should be stricter than state standards, because we have so many old people, like me. We are essentially a retirement community.

April 19, 2020 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »