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Brown-Waite is part of problem, not solution

Same old boss, same big mistakes being made Feb. 20 guest column

Brown-Waite not part of solution

I have one thing to say to U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite: What selective memory you have. President George W. Bush and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson gave out the first TARP without stating there should be accountability.

How can Ms. Brown-Waite even mention President Obama and President Bush's spending? President Obama is trying to clean up the mess that Ms. Brown-Waite and the Bush administration left for America. She voted with the Bush administration almost 92 percent of the time. It was the policies of Ms. Brown-Waite and the Bush administration that got this nation into the economic disaster we now face.

This is called selective memory, to forget what caused the problem. I can only hope that as voters we remember this in 2010.

She makes statements concerning how the plan offered by President Obama will not work. However, she offers no plan, just the same old Republican talking points that we hear from Ms. Brown-Waite every time something occurs. There is an old saying, "If you are not be part of the solution, you are part of the problem.'' This is what comes to mind after reading her guest column.

I thank Gov. Charlie Crist for looking past partisan differences and doing what is best for the people of this state.

Ms. Brown-Waite may not have voted for him; however, he is still President Obama.

LaTreetha E. Sharpley, Spring Hill

Alexander not good for schools | Feb. 19 letter

Remove backers of superintendent

I agree with everything the letter writer said regarding superintendent Wayne Alexander.

Alexander was in breach of his contract, and our School Board can fire him without paying off his contract. Alexander had no experience as a superintendant. He was only a director of a human resources department.

If you want the School Board to wake up, then members like Nicholson, Sweeney and Bonfield need to be voted out. They are the ones who voted on hiring Alexander, so let's vote them out.

Laura Lipinski, Spring Hill

Alexander not good for schools | Feb. 19 letter

Alexander is no longer needed

I've had the displeasure of conversation with superintendent Wayne Alexander, and I learned that first and only time talking with him that he does not deserve the position of being in charge of our children.

I read all the baloney about him leaving, not realizing that he was in breach of contract and then the sob story he gave about loving his job and this county, but loving his kids and wife a lot more. Then, he said he changed his mind and wants to stay. I would like to see someone take charge and say that Alexander is too unstable for this job and needs to just keep packing his bags.

Whatever happened to saying, "We've already accepted your resignation"?

Mr. Alexander, please do us all a favor and be with your family. They need you more than we do.

Sharon Grimes, Brooksville

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