Monthly Archives: April 2012

Founding Fathers Endorse BOE Candidates- Updated on May 6, 2012

We’re just a week away from electing four of our seven school board members. With Bill Tatum not running for re-election, we already know that at least one of the five new challengers will get seated. The founding fathers also … Continue reading

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Renee, We Hardly Know Ye!

  Freshman Republican Congresswoman Renee Elmers has hit the airways with her reelection campaign radio ads.  Those ads are really good reminders to her constituents in the 2d Congressional District that she was a part of the conservative revolt in … Continue reading

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Can’t we all just get along?

  Can’t we all just get along? Why not? Answer- Compromise isn’t always a good thing!    Mr. Joe Wild lamented in a recent letter to the editor of the Herald that conservative commissioners don’t play well with others in … Continue reading

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Ron Hewett for Lee County Elected Office- Again?

  When Ron Hewett ran for a position on the Lee County School Board in 2002, he was the ‘darling candidate’ of the electorate that year.  He expressed sound fiscally conservative opinions, and yet was sufficiently progressive in his fundamental views … Continue reading

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Sadly, there has been a rash of illegal activity this election cycle, just as there has been in previous primary and general elections.  Reports abound about absentee ballots being purchased, a serious violation of state election law, and about campaign … Continue reading

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