Ashamed

Dear Editor, I was ashamed as I drove through Monticello on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. Although the President and the Governor had ordered flags to be flown at half staff, there were many that were not at half staff, noticeably…

School Board Taxes

My wonderful mailman brought my Taxing Authority Tax Information aka TRIM last week. I am taxed by the County, the City, the Water Management District and the School Board. By far the most expensive tax among the four ironically is…

Civics & Econ 101

Unfortunately a number of our elected officials did not take, or did not pay attention in, an eighth (8th) grade civic class. This county is a “democratic republic”, not a pure democracy. The Electoral College is based on the number…