Category: Opinion

OPINION: Publix is thwarting action on plastic pollution

Gainesville and several other cities in Florida recently rescinded bans on various throwaway plastics, reversing course after pressure and the threat of lawsuits from the Florida Retail Federation, which receives significant funding from Publix. This is a blow to communities in Florida, our oceans and waterways, and the marine animals that depend upon a healthy …

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Assault weapons ban in Florida? A.G. Moody wants to block voters from having a say | Commentary

Moody drew cheers from the NRA when she went to court to try to block Floridians from voting on a citizen-proposed amendment to ban high-capacity weapons. Keep in mind: Moody didn’t just take a stance against the amendment and urge Floridians to vote it down. She’s trying to stop you and every other Floridian from …

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Local Democrats state their views in Letters to the Editor

CharlotteDems.com Editor’s note: Two letters to the editor from local Democrats were published in Wednesday’s Sun. DEC member James Williams criticized Rep. Greg Steube’s record. And DEC Vice Chair Teresa Jenkins defended Democratic positions against Republican lies.   Steube not representing interests of district voters Editor: On July 25, the Sun published an article on …

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Letter to the Editor: Focus on the similarities

A letter writer to the Sun Newspaper cuts through the differences between the political parties.  The  writer states, ” Actually, Democrats have the same basic values as most Republicans and independents”. See the letter in the Charlotte Sun newspaper (July 26, 2019, pg C7): Focus On Similarities To Solve Issues

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EDITORIAL: As Trump’s reliable sycophant, Rubio drags us further into the president’s swamp

Witnessing Sen. Marco Rubio’s pathetic response last week to President Trump’s latest racist outrages, it is impossible now to believe that Florida’s senior senator was once hailed as “The Savior of the Republican Party” on the cover of Time magazine. He was supposed to be a rising star who would help shake the party up …

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Chair, Young Democrats’ Letter to the Editor

The Sun Newspaper recently published the following letter to the editor authored by Daniel Schwarz. There is a crisis at the border, but don’t be fooled by President Trump, it’s America’s fault, not the migrants. We treat people who are fleeing desperate circumstances like criminals just because they weren’t fortunate enough to be born in …

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Letter to the Editor: A lesson from Omar Bradley

CharlotteDems.com Editor’s Note: The following letter from Charlotte Democratic Executive Committee Secretary Jane Merriam was published in the Sun on Wednesday, June 5th. Editor: Last month I had the privilege of visiting France and touring the beaches of Normandy. I was struck by a quote attributed to General Omar Bradley on the eve of D- …

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