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Guest Commentary: The School District of Lee County Board Member message

October 16, 2019 As we begin our second full month of school, October is National Bullying Prevention month. Safety is a primary focus of our District. If students do not feel safe, they do not learn. more »»

 
 
 
Guest Commentary: Time to face the facts on energy and climate

October 16, 2019 Energy impacts all of us – all day, every day. more »»

Guest Commentary: Lee County is doing more with less

October 16, 2019 The headlines out of Washington DC are hard to miss. Congress is talking about impeachment, investigations, continuing resolutions and perpetually campaigning. more »»

Blame the politicians

October 9, 2019 To the editor: More comments on capitalism vs. socialism. My comments of last week were general comments. more »»

Money reigns

October 9, 2019 To the editor: Some four years ago the FDA warned of a crisis of addiction when it tried to ban flavored fluid for e-cigarettes. more »»

Political systems boil down to what motivates us

October 2, 2019 To the editor: How do you compare socialism and capitalism extolled by the presidential candidates especially Saunders and Warren? They propose taking our socialism much further paying for... more »»

Guest Commentary: A major step forward for environmental protection

September 18, 2019 On Wednesday, the House of Representatives took a big step forward in protecting Florida’s coastal environment and its econom. more »»

Stand your ground

September 18, 2019 To the editor: On Aug, 21st, the Lee County Commissioners approved the Troyer Brothers Lime Rock Mine. I ask those who have standing to appeal the actions taken on that date. Sept. more »»

Just asking...

September 18, 2019 To the editor: How can the children become honest, capable citizens in the presence of Donald Trump and Swarm??? Allen N. more »»

Cape Coral Elect a Democrat for fair redistricting

September 18, 2019 To the editor: Republicans were swept into power 2010 election (local and state) and manipulated maps in the 2011 redistricting process. more »»

Guest Commentary: Bedz for Kidz helps area children feel at home

September 4, 2019 When children are abused, abandoned or neglected, someone needs to step forward and provide compassionate, unwavering care in loco parentis. more »»

Many thanks to those who continue to support Conservation 20/20

September 4, 2019 To the editor: Our county’s land conservation program, known as 20/20, received a referendum vote of support of 84% of all county voters last year, clearly demonstrating the citizens’ concern for... more »»

Channeling children in need into the military is not the answer

August 28, 2019 To the editor: Although we hear a little about this problem, it is a national security issue. We have an all-voluntary military consisting primarily of poor, minorities and emigrants. more »»

Residents ill-represented at Commission meeting

August 28, 2019 To the editor: The Lee County Commissioners’ zoning and comprehensive plan meeting on Aug. 21 was a disaster. I want to thank Commissioner Frank Mann for representing the residents. more »»

Guest Commentary: On guns: Where do we go from here?

August 21, 2019 Like you, I watched in shock as news unfolded of the mass shooting in El Paso two weeks ago — the 250th so far this year. more »»

A world going crazy

August 14, 2019 To the editor: We went to bed with news of a horrific mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, and woke up with another mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio. more »»

Ban assault weapons!

August 14, 2019 To the editor: This phrase is bandied about through our most distrusted media. It says nothing. The wording is meaningless and unreasonabl. more »»

Guest Commentary: White House drug reform reversal leaves mental health patients pinching pennies

August 7, 2019 The White House just axed a proposal that would have made medicines more affordable for patients living with mental illness. more »»

Who are the real racists?

August 7, 2019 To the editor: Recently, Trump has called out the “Squad” and Congressman Cummings of Maryland. Trump called the Squad out for their (anti-Jewish) comments and socialis. more »»

Do figures lie, or do liars figure?

August 7, 2019 To the editor: It is more than a little disturbing to observe the sales tactics, and the source of the information being used by stock brokers to create dramatic fluctuations in the U.S. stock market. more »»

Guest Commentary: Comprehensive cancer coverage for firefighters a key first step

July 31, 2019 Discovering the fire profession and becoming a certified State of Florida firefighter in 2014 made the fight for cancer coverage very personal. more »»

 
 

Moose Lodge 2266 October 23, 2019

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