On March 11, all St. Pete Beach voters will choose a mayor and two districts will choose commissioners. See the six residents have thrown their names in the ring for public office.
After a month of not thinking about city council and elections and all the things that go with the title “weekly small town reporter,” I finally changed out of my sweatpants.
Democrats and Republicans reach a compromise. No more government shut downs. We have a budget for 2014 and 2015. And there is a bonus. The Republican leadership slapped down the Tea Party segment. Let the good times roll. Well, almost.
Dan Liedtke, who won the seat two years ago by nine votes, will keep the Ward One seat in Gulfport.
It’s not a new thought that the U. S. government might be too big to function properly. Even President Obama’s former advisor, David Axelrod commented that the government was too vast to expect the president to know what’s going on.
Candidates have until noon Monday to qualify for either the Ward One or the Ward Three seat in Gulfport.
If the only track to dealing with these problems is to approach them piecemeal, then get on with it. Whatever the approach, doing nothing doesn’t do the country or the people much good.
About Obamacare: there’s much more to come – maybe good and maybe bad or confusing depending upon your individual perspective (not political). A couple of things or more are certain. It’s here to stay.
The problem is flood insurance, specifically the price of it. The federal government has been subsidizing the insurance for years and the problem with that is that there is a reported $28 billion debt in the fund.
Since Washington, D.C. and all the political parties have gone to the dogs, I’ve decided to write about dogs…except I’m going to write about cats. Whatever.
“You’re going to lose your anonymity,” he said, and I nodded my head, although inside I was chortling. “Whatever,” I thought to myself, “a weekly probably no one reads. Man, this guy thinks highly of this little paper.”
The debt is well over 17 trillion, there is no plan to stop its growth, the government and factions within factions are still split, a budget has not been passed, and the process will all be repeated in a few months.