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The color of hypocrisy is blue

To the editor: In response to the recent letter written by Paul Kiefner, “You can...” The conclusion “You can’t beat Blue” is wrong where the writer does not follow his own research or see the problem before his nose. The letter blames a lot of stuff on the Proud Boys or ...

A sorry mess

To the editor: Donald Trump supporters, you owe me and our country and the world a huge, sincere apology. In 2016 you voted for Donald Trump because you said that you wanted to see change in our government. You did that even knowing that he has lied and cheated his whole way through his ...

Guest Commentary: Strategic Plan a blueprint to academic excellence

The Strategic Plan for the School District of Lee County, Envision 2030, provides a blueprint through the next decade to ensure that every student achieves not only academic success but also social-emotional realization. A critical pillar of the plan is a pledge to Increase Kindergarten ...

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 ...

Guest Commentary: Severe storms underscore urgency to rein in climate change

Certain messages will haunt me until my dying day. An email from a friend in Fairbanks, Alaska crossed my desk on Aug. 13, 2004. My friend, a weather satellite tracker asked, “How close are you to Cape Coral and Punta Gorda?” “10 and 40 miles, respectively,” I answered. “WHOA!” ...

Guest Commentary: Fall migrations: You can save a manatee’s life

As fall brings chilly weather and cooler water temperatures, Save the Manatee Club reminds boaters and residents in coastal areas outside of Florida to watch for migrating manatees who may not be safe in colder waters. Manatees have little body fat despite their large size, and they cannot ...

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 ...