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  • Cuomo's death marks the passing of a liberal lion

    Cuomo's death marks the passing of a liberal lion
    With former Gov. Mario Cuomo's death, liberals have lost one of their last, best champions, a proud populist who represented an older breed of Democrat. During his three terms as governor, the former minor league baseball player from Queens championed...
  • Letter: On the true form of the government

    Re: “The president's veto power is alarming,” Mailbag, Jan 24. First a history lesson for the writer. The only democratic government in history was ancient Greece. We live in a constitutional republic in which the federal Constitution is the...
  • Developers plan senior living in Longwood near SunRail

    Developers plan senior living in Longwood near SunRail
    Altamonte Springs developers are using federal housing tax credits to build senior apartments near the Longwood SunRail Station with the hope that older riders would use the transit service. Heritage Village Commons, as the project is called, is being...
  • Reusable diapers eliminate diaper expense

    To paraphrase Ronald Reagan, a baby is an alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other. No doubt, babies are messy. They are also expensive. According to the piece in the Feb. 7 issue of the Tribune (“...
  • Education Is The Business Of The States

    Education Is The Business Of The States
    In 1981, Tennessee's 41-year-old governor proposed to President Ronald Reagan a swap: Washington would fully fund Medicaid and the states would have complete responsibility for primary and secondary education. Reagan, a former governor, was receptive. But...
  • How the welfare state wages war on marriage

    How the welfare state wages war on marriage
    Fifty-one years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson launched the War on Poverty. Since then, taxpayers have spent more than $22 trillion fighting Johnson’s war, three times the cost of all military wars in U.S. history. Last year, taxpayers spent...
  • Mixed media, mixed messages at Oh Wow

    Mixed media, mixed messages at Oh Wow
    New York artist Kon Trubkovich’s exhibition at Oh Wow features a suite of large paintings of Ronald Reagan, based on a video of his 1987 Brandenburg Gate speech in Berlin. Having emigrated from the Soviet Union in 1990, Trubkovich sees this...
  • Dear GOP: Show, don't tell

    Dear GOP: Show, don't tell
    Hey, Jeb, Ted, Rand, Marco, Bobby, Chris and the dozen or more others I'm forgetting, here's something to write on your bathroom mirror in 2015 and beyond: The "P" in POTUS stands for "President," not "Pundit." I understand that the Seinfeldian faux-...
  • Golden State Freeway closures slated for this week

    Golden State Freeway closures slated for this week
    Closures on the northbound and southbound Golden State (5) Freeway are scheduled for the Burbank area early this week, according to the California Department of Transportation. A full closure of the northbound lanes and all ramps between Lankershim...
  • A one-man revolution

    Until now there were two types of peaceful American change. One was a president, like Franklin D. Roosevelt or Ronald Reagan, working with Congress to alter American life from the top down by passing a new agenda. The other was popular reform pressure, as...
  • Electric power restored in Lake Mary

    Electric power restored in Lake Mary
    Power has been restored to about 850 Duke Energy customers in Lake Mary who lost their electricity on Christmas Even when a storm rolled through their area. The outages were near U.S. Highway 17-92 and County Road 427, also known as Ronald Reagan...