Monthly Archives: June 2011

In all fairness…

THIS POST HAS BEEN CLOSED FOR COMMENTING. ANSWERS:  https://leecountync.wordpress.com/2011/06/27/your-turn-chairman-of-boe-answered-questions/ …Shawn Williams, Lee County Board of Education chairman, has been openly willing to post on our blog.   Although this Founding Father generally does not agree with him, his opinion does deserve … Continue reading

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Ah, The Laptops Again.

  The Sanford Herald’s Billy Liggett dutifully addressed the LCSS laptop issue in his Fathers Day column, today.   See link below if you have a Herald Subscription: http://sanfordherald.com/view/full_story_paid/14374316/article-LIGGETT–Witnessing-those-laptops-at-work?instance=latest_articles   Billy, ever so keen on making his point, both hits one mark and … Continue reading

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Dead Patriots?

Memo to Bill Tatum and his School Board cronies: These patriots are alive and kicking! For those of you who read Tatum’s comments in today’s Herald about Superintendent Moss making gigantic sums of money at taxpayer expense, without legitimate cause, … Continue reading

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How do you know…

when you’re making a difference and getting under the opposition’s skin?  You know when the left despises you so much they can’t shut up about you.  How many times this week have we seen something in the Herald about this blog … Continue reading

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Charades

I searched for a metaphor to describe Dr. Jeffrey Moss and the Lee County school board’s actions this past budget cycle.  I mused for days about the unusual behaviors of Moss, Tatum, Williams, Smith, Smith, and Bonardi.  They demonstrated genuine disrespect and … Continue reading

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Winners and Losers

  People win and lose in the political world.  In the case of the LCSS budget discussions for the 2011-12 School Year, taxpayers lost.  No, there won’t be another forced property tax hike, but the people of this state and county … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Education, Election 2012, Lee County Politics, Taxes & Fees | 11 Comments

Slings Needed for Back Slapping and Arm Twisting

  Careful folks, arm slings are probably going to be in short supply around Sanford for the next several days.  There has been so much backslapping and arm-twisting over the school budget request debates that there just can be no … Continue reading

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