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Keep up the good work

To the editor: Wow! Congratulations Lee County citizens!! Good job getting your vote in. 67% vote is a great watershed of civic engagement, and we can all help those elected take this moment to make our world a better place. Please don’t disengage now. Think of what you wanted when you ...

The sky is not falling

To the editor: The great experiment that is called America has been and always will be a work in progress. We have held together through worse times than now. The Civil War, the market crash of 1929 and subsequent depression are two examples. Suffice it to say, there are dozens more. The ...

Kathy Bridge Liles deserves your vote

To the editor: Kathy Bridge Liles deserves your vote for Lee Health Board of Directors, District 5. As Chief Administrative Officer of Golisano Children’s Hospital (retired) she fought to bring comprehensive quality care for our children to Lee County. As a registered nurse she ...

Call it what it is — pollution

To the editor: The Army Corp of Engineers has been sending polluted waters down the Caloosahatchee River from the polluted Lake Okeechobee. For the last month, algae blooms have begun in Cape Coral canals. Cheerful chirping from James Evans of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation that ...

Trump will keep his promises

To the editor: I am responding to a letter from C.A. Hughes published in last week’s edition of the Cape Coral Breeze stating that President Trump did not take the COVID-19 pandemic seriously and that Joe Biden would have provided a better response. There are a number of facts to consider ...

Independent judiciary is being challenged

“The complete independence of the courts of justice is peculiarly essential in a limited Constitution. By a limited Constitution, I understand one which contains certain specified exceptions to the legislative authority; such, for instance, as that it shall pass no bills of attainder, no ...

Trump shut down the one agency meant to protect the U.S.

To the editor: I am a crisis social worker. In the past few months, I have had family friends get sick from COVID, friends die of COVID, co-workers get sick and clients die of COVID. I listen to our nurses and doctors and I wear my mask and wash my hands. I maintain social distance. It is my ...