by Tony Citarella A booming, ferocious, cacophony of protests erupted just off the floor of the Republican National Committee last week, protests one would never expect to hear at the RNC, because they were coming from Republicans, directed at Republicans. “Shame on Mitt Romney!!!” “This convention is a farce!!!” “Shame on the RNC for voter … Read more
by Kevin King, Political Writer 46 seconds. In his 37-minute acceptance speech to the Republican National Convention, the nation and the world, Mitt Romney spent just 46 seconds of it outlining his foreign policy agenda. Had there been no applause, the following would have consumed just 23 seconds of Thursday’s speech: “Under my presidency our friends … Read more
This article was originally published on Oct 5, 2008 Health Care Reform has been on the tip of everyone’s tongue since President Bill Clinton asked his wife, Hillary Rodham Clinton (not a Senator then) to spearhead the campaign to change the health insurance industry and enable access to coverage for all Americans – equally. Here we are, … Read more
So when I read an article written by a man who lives in my town and feels self-righteous enough to condone and justify hate crimes against our children, I am beside myself. And I do consider bullying in our schools a hate crime.
My last post here was January 7th, 2011. To say the least, I have been delinquent in keeping up with my posts, and yet I have been incredibly busy in keeping up with all that is happening in Sarasota and beyond. Since May 2, 2011, I have been broadcasting a new show on a new … Read more
Sarasota, FL: For the first time in three decades, elephants will stroll down Main Street in the annual Downtown Sarasota Holiday Parade tomorrow Saturday, December 4 at 7:00 p.m. The parade starts at U.S. 301 and Main Street and travels southwest along Main Street to Gulfstream Avenue. Two Indian elephants will participate in the parade. … Read more
November 16th, 2010 by Susan Nilon in News, Politics, Sarasota-Manatee Sarasota Mayor Kelly Kirschner has decided not to run for re-election. After serving just one term, he made history as the youngest mayor in Sarasota history. CL met with him what to discuss what led to his decision and what he will do next. CL: There has been a lot of speculation as … Read more
Sarasota Rally to Restore Sanity Open to all Island Park, downtown Sarasota near Marina Jack Saturday, October 30, 2010 10:30 a.m. This Saturday, October 30, when Jon Stewart of The Daily Show and tens of thousands of Americans gather in Washington, D.C. for a rally to restore civility to politics, a local, satellite event is … Read more