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Guest Commentary: DeSantis is America’s Everglades governor

Since taking office, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has made a name for himself as America’s Everglades Governor. During his first inaugural address in 2019, Governor DeSantis said, “It now falls to me to build upon the foundation that has been laid, navigate the challenges — economic, ...

Dangerous intersection must be closed

To the editor: The intersection of Burnt Store Road and Tropicana has become a dangerous intersection and needs to be closed to cross traffic. Between Jan 1 and today, Jan 10 there have been five accidents, one involving 10 vehicles. I was a court recognized traffic expert for 20 years and ...

Scant benefit, no logic to Cape Coral’s over-reaching watering regulations

To the editor: Giving careful consideration to the recent decision to issue guidelines to local homeowners as to when they are allowed to water their lawns, I find such action a complete and unnecessary overreach of civil authority, one that places an undue hardship to home and property owners ...

More effort needed to save panthers

To the editor: The killing of Florida panthers on the highways is a travesty for their numbers in Florida.Twenty-four panthers a year, on average, are killed on Florida roads year after year. This says nothing for our law enforcement officers that should be protecting them. It shows that we ...

Another ‘rigged election,’ another insurrection

To the editor: Last week Mar-a-Lago didn’t offer to just host another fascist, but offered former Brazilian “strongman” Jair Bolsonaro an alibi. Bolsonaro, Steve Bannon’s other pal previously in high office, is also known as the Trump of the Tropics. As his treasonous mob set out ...

Ghosts of Christmas yet to come

To the editor: As 2023 begins, election results haunt me. The majority of voters voted for inflation, massive invasion of illegals including many criminals and even terrorists, crime rampant in our cities, $5 trillion of additional debt already spent and more committed, regulations against the ...

Combating ignorance

To the editor: Fortunately we live in a world of advanced technology that affords all readers the opportunity to dispel allegations of misinformation. In reading the many letters to the editor we see many wannabes that make claim of being true Americans in rhetoric, but not in action. My ...

Biden detractors are in the minority

To the editor: Last week instead of simply tossing your paper in the recycle bin I made the unfortunate decision to once again read your publication. What I read in the letters to the editor page however thoroughly disgusts me. Apparently Mr. Dick Kalfus is having a cow over the democratic ...

Republicans who supported Omnibus bill betrayed their party and taxpayers

To the editor: The Republicans who voted for the $1.7 trillion, 4,000-page Omnibus bill constitute a betrayal of the 118th Congress and past precedent: In each and all of the last five times the majority changed, the new Congress was allowed to craft a budget. Republicans are supposed to be ...