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Sending Letters to the Editor

Sending Letters to the Editor

Sometimes our readers ask how they can send an editorial to the Messenger. Readers cannot send editorials. Readers can send letters to the editor. Editorials are opinion pieces that reflect…

Liars Lie and Character Counts

Liars Lie and Character Counts

This week U. S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte lost his sponsorship from Speedo, Ralph Lauren   Airweave and Gentle Hair Removal for lying. “We cannot condone the behavior that is counter to…

Share the Wealth… Unless it is My Wealth

Share the Wealth… Unless it is My Wealth

I wrote six months ago that the “share the wealth” people only want to share the wealth with people who have more than they have. None of them wants to…

Small but Vocal Group Wins Grass Driveway

Small but Vocal Group Wins Grass Driveway

The small but vocal self-appointed group comprised mainly of PK Pettus and Kathy Liston won a victory in the new Charlotte County Courthouse saga. In the August meeting Charlotte’s board…

Who will Shape our Children?

Who will Shape our Children?

First Lady Michelle Obama gave a beautiful touching speech at the democratic convention last week. She made some great points and delivered them well. There was one line that should…

Enough is Enough

PK Pettus and Kathy Liston, self-appointed community representatives of the courthouse project, continue to attack and abuse anyone who disagrees with them.  It is unclear exactly who they represent, how…

Comply THEN Complain

Comply THEN Complain

On a regular basis when we are reporting on an accident or incident we watch someone talk the Officer into arresting them.  We call it “begging to be handcuffed.” On…

Democracy Loses

Democracy Loses

For the past four years Charlotte County has been addressing the issue of a new courthouse.  The battle is over. The new courthouse will be built at a cost to…

Outrage Should Result in Action

Outrage Should Result in Action

This week, like all weeks, someone somewhere is outraged at me. Sometimes it is just a one-day rage, others can keep up outrage for weeks.  I suppose I could work…

Criminal Democrats and Jackass Derbies

Criminal Democrats and Jackass Derbies

Please keep in mind while reading this that I strongly support restoring voting rights to convicted felons who complete their sentences.  I also strongly support providing a reasonable avenue for…