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Watching government at work mostly a wonder

August 6, 2014 To the editor: The number of U.S. companies that have shifted their tax domiciles out of the United States to other countries since 1983 to avoid U.S. corporate taxes now number 76. Walgreens, the U. more »»

Women’s League praises judge’s ruling on redistricting

August 6, 2014 To the editor: In response to last week’s ruling by Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis — this is a champagne moment for Florida voters, who have waited too long for fairly drawn congressional... more »»

Republican-lead House scores low

July 23, 2014 To the editor: It is difficult to understand why the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, John Boehner, is organizing a lawsuit against President Barack Obam. more »»

Unopposed candidate on ECWCD thanks citizens

July 2, 2014 To the editor: With the close of candidate qualifying for the 2014 election, it appears I will be unopposed in my re-election bi. more »»

Football equipment in dire need at Charleston Park

July 2, 2014 To the editor: Charleston Park youths are in dire need of football equipment to begin playing youth footbal. more »»

Looking for volunteers to help with car wash

June 25, 2014 To the editor: We will be holding a car wash to benefit the Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Acres. more »»

Obama’s trading of five Taliban leaders was wrong

June 18, 2014 To the editor: Some might think I am heartless! I am not! I have family in the military, retired and at the present time. I see the stress and health issues they deal with every day. more »»

If you’re eligible to vote on June 24, don’t forget

June 18, 2014 To the editor: As we approach the Special Election on June 24, 2014, we should examine our wishes for those we choose to be our voices in the Congress. more »»

Voters must take back country in November

June 11, 2014 To the editor: On Tuesday, June 3, 2014, the U.S. more »»

Thanks for helping after fall in Lehigh

June 4, 2014 To the editor: Last week I fell in front of Walgreens in Lehigh Acres. The employees rushed out to assist me, brought a chair and called EMS. Many others also stopped to help. more »»

Guest opinion: Ballot box is answer to America’s present crisis

May 21, 2014 Our country is in severe peril, not from the outside but from within. All great empires have fallen because of corruption within their leadership. more »»

Death files should be closed so criminals cannot use them

May 21, 2014 To the editor: Here’s a list you would be caught dead on — and it’s costing the federal government millions. more »»

Voters should not trade democracy for an oligarchy

May 21, 2014 To the editor: (By definition, oligarchy is all the economic and political power vested in the United States resting with the one percent billionaires. more »»

Guest opinion: 2014 Florida legislative session comes to a close

May 14, 2014 After meeting for 60 days, the 2014 legislative session came to its conclusion recently in Tallahassee. By passing a balanced budget, we successfully accomplished our most important jo. more »»

CAIT pledges to fight incorporation for Lehigh

May 14, 2014 To the editor: It appears that a new community group is recruiting to stop any movement to incorporate Lehigh Acres. more »»

Lack of passage of minimum wage bill hurts Lehigh residents

May 14, 2014 To the editor: On Friday May 2, some 41 Republican senators voted against increasing the minimum wage to an hourly rate of $10.10. ($404 weekly). more »»

No American troops should be left in Afghanistan

May 14, 2014 To the editor: The Obama Administration is currently engaged in the negotiation of a bilateral security agreement to retain an estimated 10,000 U.S. military personnel in Afghanista. more »»

2014: Women in politics; let’s make it happen

May 7, 2014 To the editor: Consider this: - 80 women representatives in the U.S. House - 20 women senators in the U.S. more »»

Here are some suggestions as to where to cut the U.S. budget

April 30, 2014 To the editor: The items listed below, by percentage, are how “We” the Government spends some of the discretionary money of We the People: - Defense/international security: 19 percent -... more »»

Modest increase in crimes reported; keep cars locked

April 30, 2014 To the editor: In the month defined between March 17 and April 14, the East District has experienced a modest increase in the overall totals of these crimes: burglaries, thefts and robberies. more »»



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