October 25, 2000
State and local ballot questions
For Pinellas voters
Vote Yes to appoint judges
On the question of whether to appoint trial judges in Florida, the lawyers and the politicians have been waxing theoretic. One group asserts judicial independence and the other argues voter rights.
Vote No on high-speed rail
To endure a typical hour in traffic on I-4 or aboard a Florida commuter aircraft is to wish, along with Lakeland businessman C. C. Dockery, for the speed, convenience, comfort and safety of a high-speed rail network.
Nader's wrongly imposed morality
My Sunday column arguing that a so-called "principled" vote for Green Party candidate Ralph Nader for president is a wasted vote is generating hot mail.
Americans are responsible for our candidates
Re: In presidential race, it's not so clear anymore, by Tim Nickens, and He has nobody but himself to blame, by Mary McGrory, Oct. 15.