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CDD 4 supervisors deserve praise for making tough-but-unpopular decision

The Community Development District 4 Board of Supervisors faced a tough situation this past Friday. Knowing that their district is dealing with a litany of...

A story for young grandkids  

Someone has suggested that I write a story for young grandkids.  I recognize that there are some people who prefer not to have a...

Trump’s undermining of America

“Our liberty depends on freedom of the press…” Thomas Jefferson The past 19 months have seen the erosion of trust in American institutions in ways only...

Burt Reynolds had athleticism and great looks but died a wasted and disheveled man

Burt Reynolds was a famous film and television star, producer, and director who had it all.  He was extremely good looking, incredibly popular with...

A lousy day at The Villages Regional Hospital

I decided to write my experience there last weekend after reading an article in the POA Bulletin about “What’s going on at The Villages...

Moderate Republicans should follow George Will’s advice and vote for Democrats

I am sickened by the fact that our grandkids have to go through active-shooter drills at their schools. Responsibility for the carnage that has...

Robin Leach’s rich and famous lifestyle led to death after second stroke

Robin Leach was best known as the host of the 1984-95 television series, Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, which featured palatial homes, yachts, expensive...

We salute everyone involved with Villages Honor Flight and its special mission

Wonderful things always happen when Villages Honor Flight takes veterans to our nation’s capital to see the memorials that are dedicated to them. Unbelievable stories...

Moving is part of life in The Villages

There is one thing that you can say about the folks in The Villages. That is, most of them like to move.  There is...

The real elephant in the room

The elephant in the room is no longer the Republican Party. Not anymore. The GOP is missing in action. When offered the choice of principle...

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