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Letting big bucks drive elections hurts everyone

September 7, 2016 To the editor: I question the long-term, overall positive outcome for unrestrained, unqualified Democracy, especially when, in effect, the Holy Dollar gets to vote, too. more »»

What do you have to lose?

September 7, 2016 To the editor: Just this last week, while speaking to a 95 percent white audience, King Trump was trying to appeal to our African-American brothers and sisters by asking the question “What do you... more »»

Guest Opinion: One veteran suicide is too many

September 7, 2016 Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs released results of the largest and most comprehensive analysis of veteran suicide ever conducted. more »»

A simple solution

August 31, 2016 To the editor: I was born and raised in Miami 69 years ago, while growing up, I fished Lake Okeechobee, snorkeled the flats around a barge in “Stiltsville” in Key Biscayne, and vacationed in the Key... more »»

Bug off!

August 31, 2016 To the editor: Recently the Florida Department of Health has identified Wynwood, a neighborhood in Miami, as an area where Zika is being spread by mosquitoes. Since Gov. more »»

Fight Zika at the source

August 31, 2016 To the editor: As we continue to read the news of the Zika virus spreading in Miami-Dade county, we would like to suggest an effective mosquito-eliminating measure that all residents should consider... more »»

Inhumane behavior

August 31, 2016 To the editor: A disgrace beyond belief: President Obama and Hillary Clinton ignoring the desperate plight of Americans in Louisiana. While good people struggle with devastating destruction. more »»

House, Senate should approve Trans-Pacific Partnership

August 31, 2016 To the editor: Even as our area is swept up in a heated Congressional race, we know there is still work to be done during this session of Congress — including on the issue of international trade. more »»

Walls

August 31, 2016 To the editor: So much is being made today about whether Donald Trump can build a wall along our Mexican border. His opponents say that it is impossible. more »»

Rooney will be the type of representative we need

August 24, 2016 To the editor: Our country is in dire need of change and real leadership. more »»

Kiker: A public servant who serves the public

August 24, 2016 To the editor: In this silly season of innuendo, half truths and outright lies, I would like to reintroduce you to my friend Larry Kiker. more »»

Vote for Jason Maughan

August 24, 2016 To the editor: Who would be the best Senate candidate to represent SW Florida citizens in the new District 27?? I have had a personal experience with Sen. more »»

Vote Morgan, School Board, District 7

August 24, 2016 To the editor: Last year the voters of Lee County approved the addition of two new school board seats (districts 6 & 7), each of which are “at large,” meaning all voters can vote to identify new... more »»

Vote Salome for Supervisor of Elections

August 24, 2016 To the editor: I have known Carmen Salome for several years. As a citizen and taxpayer I feel enormously appreciative she is running for the position of Lee County Supervisor of Elections. more »»

Vote Pam Keith for U.S. Senate

August 24, 2016 To the editor: I would like to remind your readers that there are five Democratic candidates for the U.S. Senate running in Florida. Pam Keith is often not included. more »»

Never forget

August 17, 2016 To the editor: How many of you seen any news, local or national, honoring those whose sacrifices throughout the years have afforded to all of us the freedoms we have been blessed with today here in... more »»

Goss: Our best and brightest hope

August 17, 2016 To the editor: I’ve lived in Southwest Florida for 44-years — first as a fishing guide, now the author of many Florida-based novels, and I urge you to consider a man who is among the smartest, most... more »»

Time for diversity and new leadership for Lee school board

August 17, 2016 To the editor: I believe that Charlie Flores should be endorsed for Lee County School Board District 2 mainly because he doesn’t want to limit public input; Yes!!! Also, no offense Mrs. more »»

Vote Salome in supervisor’s race

August 10, 2016 To the editor: I believe that a supervisor of elections needs to be in touch with the people. Elections are, after all, the most important way the people express their collective will. more »»

Yes, Anderson!

August 10, 2016 To the editor: Hundreds of Lee County volunteers from over the years packed the County Commission Chamber in 2014 to protest the budget cuts to the Lee County Extension Office. more »»

 
 

 

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