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Bad choices have consequences

To the editor: People describe politicians as corrupt, careless with the truth and selfish. I for one would never want to be one. I can’t imagine sitting in meetings all day, being harassed by voters regardless of how you vote and having a full-time job raising money for the next ...

Fair enough….

To the editor: I am writing in response to Lynn Hagedorn’s letter to the editor of Oct. 25, representing “The Blue States.” Just two points: First, take Zuckerberg with you, PLEASE, and I’ll keep the alligators; and Second, may I give you a lift to the airport?? Bob ...

For real?

To the editor: Regarding the recent letter from Lynn Hagedorn on people and politics in red and blue states: My suggestion is that those who are so unhappy move to a blue state, or better yet, move to North Korea, China, Cuba or the Middle East! Or pay less attention to the likely ...

Blue state blues: Hitting the high notes

To the editor: All that space to complain about red states while living in one — why not just move to a blue state instead of whining about it incessantly? Perhaps as much space should be devoted to singing the praises of this administration....ie., highest inflation in 13 years, ...

Political views should not turn us against each other

To the editor: I heard an ad that really saddened me this morning. The company was advertising their services and offering deals - but said “Don’t bother calling if you support (Indicated a specific government leader) or are a (Indicated a political view).” I have lots of great ...

Women’s rights assaulted in Supreme Court shadows

To the editor: The Supreme Court, often referred to as Nixon’s revenge, has long been a bulwark of economic aristocracy. Traditionally guardian of the prerogatives of privilege, few sitting Justices are educated outside an elite law school. The sorry history of the court has included ...

Patricca should resign

To the editor: Chris Patricca is a member of the Lee County School Board. In her capacity as such she described students in her charge from Guatemalan as “...fascinated by, ya know, plumbing.” In her apology she later swatted away concerns by assuring her colleagues she had “left a ...

You say you want your freedom…

To the editor: I would like to make the following open offer: Dear Texas Nationalist Movement and Red States, The Blue States have decided to reform the current dysfunctional USA government and form our own Democratically run country. We will finally set you free - as you have long ...

Cape Council passes largest tax increase since 2011

To the editor: On Sept. 29, 2021, the city council approved a millage rate of 6.250. This rate is 4% higher than the rolled back rate of 5.9962 (the equivalent rate of what the tax rate should be to current property owners as a comparison of last year’s taxes when considering the current ...