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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The-Coconut-Telegraph-w-CoconutsSince 2002. Published Tuesdays and Fridays
Letters to the Editor with pictures

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[Screwworm] The number of Key deer deaths from the New World screwworm infestation has remained stable at 132 for more than a week. The number of Key deer deaths has stabilized, Key deer population studies conducted during the infestation have put the estimated population at 875, compared to the previous estimate of between 800 and 1,000.

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[“Rumor: Billy’s Crab Shack is gone already”] Not a rumor. His successful mainland model did not work here. Now we get to watch his trucks haul our seafood away. Yeah, that’s better than getting to eat it ourselves, uh-huh. I was never in there when I didn’t see staff messing-up. Trays of food dropped, orders being sent out two and three times; or worse, not sent out at all. I say we make it a local’s bar, a friggin bar full of people who smell like fish, sweat and sunblock. Forget frou-frou food, TV’s and sports, go back to fishing, diving and drinking which is what made the Keys work.

Fresh seafood closes in the Keys and a buck-toothed bird opens on Big Pine. Oh, the irony of it all

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[Complaining About yourself] “Us old timers weren’t whining in the old days. That all started when you Yankee’s showed up.”  The reason you weren’t whining then is because you just moved here. You, unless you were born here, are the Yankees you are complaining about!

[Fake News] A new report suggests a “sophisticated” Russian propaganda campaign helped flood social media with fake news stories leading up to the presidential election.
jasmine-wildOur wild jasmine didn’t bloom this summer. We have them all over our property and not one bloomed. This is the first year out of forty that they didn’t bloom. They had the small, round, hard seed balls, but no blooms. Do any of you plant lovers know the reason? We did have one single flower bloom on the very day that a woman named Jasmine came by. But who believes in that stuff anyway? Probably just coincidence.
[Government Protecting Big Business] Is government crazy or what? The hotels told them they’re losing money from the missing tax from illegal rentals so they are paying a company $185,000–a year, to police the county for illegal rentals. This is to support the hotel industry, and nothing more! Big business runs the County, just try to do anything without a big checkbook and find out for yourself. They never say how much lost taxes are, but I doubt that it is much different than the $185,000 the County will be wasting on the rental detectives. The system is rigged. The ones complaining are the ones who made the silly laws that protect them. The common person doesn’t have a chance against the hotel lobby. Take back our county.
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The solar arrays at the new City Hall are up and running and expected to harness enough of the sun’s energy to power 10 average Florida homes annually. Each $343,300 array consists of 108 327-watt panels totaling approximately 1,900 square feet of surface area. The projected energy production of each structure is approximately 65,750 kilowatt hours annually.

FKAA continues the Cisterns in Paradise Rebate Program also called Appease The Peasants Program to offset any reprisals brewing in the Lower Keys over the sewer fiasco.
November 28, 2016 – The Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority is pleased (forced) to announce the continuation of its rebate program. The program provides a great opportunity for residential and commercial customers to receive up to $500 for eligible projects. Qualifying projects include new cistern installations, conversions of septic tanks into cisterns, and refurbishment of existing, non-functioning cisterns. Customers will be reimbursed at the rate of up to $1 per gallon of usable rainwater capacity, to a maximum of $500 for conversions and new installations. Rebates for refurbishment projects are calculated using slightly different criteria which take into account capacity and refurbishment expenses. One thing for sure, the FKAA sure has a great sense of humor! Now fix the f**king sewer and do it right!
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[Right is Still Right] I loved the post about most mass murderers being violent right wing extremists.  As with so much else, you obviously know so much that isn’t so.  Hard to tell if the poster is lying or simply uninformed.  Either way you look at it, the fact is that most mass murderers are extreme left wing. In fact, if the gun toting right was half as violent as you think they are, there would be no left wingers left.
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[Fidel Dead] In Miami, celebrations break out after Fidel Castro’s death. Video

Truth is like the sun; you can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t going away.   ~Elvis Presley
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[FTR Zika Files] Your health and the health of your loved ones is at risk. Our economy is at risk. As this is written there are at least 1205 reported cases of Zika in Florida. The number is growing by about 30 cases a week. There is no question but that Federal, State, and local health authorities continue to identify Zika to be a real and present danger to public health. Miami-Dade has the lions share of the Zika. Most of our tourism comes from south Florida, especially Miami-Dade. Local businesses in Zika active transmission zones have lost millions.

In Monroe, a small, but hard core group of activists have resisted the use of the Oxitec process. They claim to be environmentalists. I don’t believe it. At the heart of the resistance is a non-profit that calls protest-zika-mosquitoitself the Florida Keys Environmental Coalition. The FKEC funded a PAC “Citizens For Safe Science” which funded the ferocious push against the Oxitec referendum. It funded three losing mosquito control board candidates. It secured pledges or assurance from each to oppose the Oxitec project. The FKEC has joined with several national anti GMO organizations to fund a law suit in resistance to the Oxitec project. You and I will be paying for the defense of that suit. They claim the Oxitec process has the “potential” to harm the environment. It will not. The EPA has vetted the process and declared it to be safe for the environment. The process only harms the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the prime vector. The Aa mosquito is an invasive species.  The evidence makes it clear that the FKEC is not an environmental organization. It is nothing more than a cover for those who would ban the any use of GMO’s.

Ed Russo, Chairman of the Florida Keys Environmental Coalition today, and an Anti Oxitec activist, on Facebook admitted that he worries that the Oxitec process will harm property values. He joins others forclosure6local realtors in making that admission. The leadership of the Anti Oxitec program are nearly all in the real estate industry. It appears that Russo joins with many of them in placing property values above the health of our community. Russo is the Chair of the FKEC. On Facebook, he repeatedly refused my request for him to share with all of us the environmental accomplishments of the FKEC. He declined. A check of the FKEC Facebook record shows no environmental involvement since 2013. It appears that their only current interest is stopping the Florida Keys Mosquito Control Authority from protecting your health.

I placed a call to the FKEC Executive Director, Barry Wray, a real estate sales person, to ask him to share with all the story of the FKEC’s environmental endeavors. He has not returned the call. I suggest that you check out Ed Russo’s Facebook page. If you do you will see that he put forward a video of one Jeff Smith. In the vid Smith excoriates Oxitec. Smith’s bona fides are limited to being a dance instructor, a failed political candidate for the Maharishi cult’s natural-law party a transcendental meditation guru, and a Yogi instructor who taught avid Yogi students how to self levitate. It’s worth checking him out for yourself on the web. I suggest the search term “Jeff Smith yogi instructor.”

It is astonishing that the FKEC has put a Yogi levitation instructor and a failed politico of Maharishi cult forward as an expert on genetic engineering. Pure snake oil huckstering. One must wonder if the FKEC is misleading its contributors.

Genetic engineering is not science fiction. Right now, it is part of your everyday life. It is vital our vegatablesnations agriculture and our health care. If you’ve had a meal today, it’s a near certainty that your meal contained GE foods. Over 90% of our soy, corn and cotton are genetically engineered. In medicine, genetic engineering is used to mass-produce insulin, and many other drugs. If you are a diabetic, it’s probable that you are alive because of genetic engineering. My wife and many dear friends are diabetic. GE has been a vital tool to medicine since 1973.

Now the FKEC, and Smith’s own group, and other anti GMO activists are filling suit to block the Oxitec project. They are putting property values and fantastical theories before your health. Don’t believe me, check it out for yourself.

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[Castro Dead] Cuba was run by the elites for the elites and Castro put an end to that with his revolution against colonial rule. A similar thing exists in the USA today. A government run by elites for elites. The elites make the laws for other elites and let the middle and lower classed be damned.
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Well we survived Thanksgiving, now the nightmare before Christmas officially begins.

[“Right wing extremists”] The right-winger was wrong in his assumption that lefties are the killers. With few exceptions (Stalin, Castro), Lefties are the party of peace. The killers and those that take away freedoms are right-wing extremists, Pol Pot, Adolph Hitler, All Chinese leaders, ISIS, Religious fundamentalists, Alt Right, White supremacist, White separatists, American militia, Anti-abortion nuts, Anti-gay nuts, gun nuts. There’s a bunch of right-wing nuts with guns all over the country protesting government regulations while wasting time trying to regulate woman’s bodies where they have no business at all.
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I bought an expensive pair of jeans at the Gap and when I got them home I realized that the wrinkles at the tops of the legs were permanent. They were placed there intentionally. I though they got there from the way they were placed in the shelves and would come out when washed. How can it be fashion to have wrinkly pants? Am I that out of touch? I guess it’s back to cheap jeans for me. Why would anyone want to have pants with wrinkles in them?

[Stages of Grief]
1. Denial
2. Anger
3. Complaining online
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lure-tail-wags-spoon-flips[Shop Local, Buy Online] When I hear commercials for local businesses offering discounts like five cents off a gallon of gas, local discount, on this and that, all I hear is we rip the tourists off. Chamber of Commerce leaders saying “buy local, shop local”. I say screw local. Prices for things like fishing tackle I can get so cheap online it’s ridiculous. Local businesses that charge what they do should reap what they sow — which is low profits for being absolute rip offs.
I used to love the convenience of shopping local for fishing tackle. Last time I tried to buy terminal tackle in a local tackle shop I laughed at their prices and walked out. I hate shopping online but I’ll be damned if I’ll pay 3-4 times in town what I can get items online for.
[Citizen of the Day] Says “she enjoys exploring the island on her bicycle.” You can tell she just got here because Key West is only a little 2×4 island and it doesn’t take very long to explore its every bit.
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Come to the Big Pine Flea Market this weekend. Saturday and Sunday 8 am till 2 pm.
We have the best fresh produce on the island and so much more.
It’s time to get your fishing gear in order, we have it all.
Tropical dresses, reading glasses, sunscreen, housewares, tools and tarps. We have the coolest selection of Bali wood furniture, wind chimes and sea shells all for low prices.
Come see us. Support your local businesses and they support you.
See you this weekend!
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[“My favorite ocean treasure”] I have seen a cousin of one of these things growing out of the commode at a watering hole on Ramrod.  It sort of looked like that plant in Little Shop of Horrors.  And no, I didn’t feed it.

To the AT&T CEO (if anyone knows the address), I am 75 years old. I have had cable TV and Direct TV for many years, but lately I’d rather sit in a bar killing my liver than watch the junk and commercials you people are shoving down our throats and brainwashing the pubic public with. If I could find a way to get the Weather Channel free, I would drop all pay-up-the-giggie TV instantly!
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R.I.P. Fidel. He brought free education and free healthcare to the Island. Sadly, he was never able to bring prosperity with it.

Is it my imagination or are cool cups getting bigger or are beer bottles and cans getting skinnier? Bottles are too lose in the cool cups.
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Sandpiper Welding & Canvass, Ramrod Key Business Directory > Boats and Needs

Today in 1947, the United Nations approved the partition of Palestine between Arabs and Jews, but that didn’t work out too well.
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I’m sorry, I must have missed it. Where is FTR’s real name? I know where he proclaimed he didn’t hide behind organizations and that everyone knew his name. It might be a lot of fun making up names. Can we, can we please? I think everyone would rather know of what real name he is so proud. Obviously, reprisals are not a concern. Let me be clear, nothing, anything, FTR has ever printed justifies that. I just feel that if one is to criticize another for not giving their name, they should give theirs. For some odd reason people that have lived here for decades, like myself, don’t know it. For that I (we) apologize!
burning-turkeyThe nice Thanksgiving dinner I was invited to enjoy yesterday fell though, perhaps not entirely by chance, when the person who had invited me texted me yesterday morning that the dinner had been moved to Big Pine Key, and he was not going himself. I thought maybe it was not his dinner to begin with, although he sure had painted it that way in Jack Flats the night before. So I ate turkey and dressing and all the trimmings at Jack Flats sports bar and grill.
[Restaurant Succumbs to Keys Disease] Sorry to see that Billy’s Stone Crab’s is closed. Yes, he was only open for about a month. I ate there numerous times and found the food to be excellent. Billy told me that the reason he closed was that he couldn’t hire any good help. He paid a good salary. He went through numerous employees and found most, not all of them to be unreliable. If, and when, they showed up for work, they were either hung over, stoned, or drunk and were in no condition to work. They had no true work ethic. The labor pool in the Keys sucks. As to a locals’ discount, why do you think you deserve one? A business like Billy’s cannot survive catering to the cheap, locals that expect a discount that they don’t deserve. Billy certainly did have the finances to keep the business open, but with no good help what did you expect him to do? I have seen numerous businesses come and go for the same reason — lousy, unreliable help
dog-pee-on-hydrant[This Beer Tastes Like Piss] Know your brewery! The Water Environment Federation put an article in the Florida Water Resources Journal’s December 2016 edition about microbreweries that make brews from reclaimed water from the local poop plant! It is described as a demonstration of the achievable high quality of reclaimed water. That would be on a good day. I have seen what goes through on the bad days, and you would not want a frosted mug of it even with a shipload of hops to flavor it. It might have been an old 60 Minutes TV show that exposed that a Corona brewery in Mexico was brewing with reclaimed water, but this is the first I have seen it here. This article mentioned “New Water Brew” from Hillsborough County, FL, “Pure Water Brew” from Portland, OR, “Activated Sludge” beer from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, and a joint effort of CDM Smith in Boston with the Water Replenishment District of S. California called the “FAT Californian”. FAT in this case stands for “full advanced treatment”. There are reverse osmosis wastewater plants here and there that should produce better water than FKAA’s “best drink in town”, but “advanced wastewater treatment” like Cudjoe is a scam. They only test for 3 algae nutrients and only have to have monthly averages meet the numbers to get a gold star from DEP. A hell of a lot goes through the plant untouched, and researchers found that some pharmaceuticals came out at higher concentration than they went in! They surmised that the drugs reassembled themselves from the constituents that dissociated during metabolism in the patient. I think it was the FWPCOA that announced the discovery back in about 1991 that the AIDS virus is still viable at over 72 hours in water over 70 degrees and was found in wastewater effluent after it had been treated and chlorinated. What about hepatitis and other nasty bugs? What about the chemicals from meth labs and such? These breweries can keep their “reclaimed water” brews.
We’re looking for an out of the way, cool place to park our 40-foot bus, preferably on BPK. 305 395 8372, leave message.
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Nothing saves money like being antisocial.
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Rearrange these letters and see what comes of it.

[Handouts] I read somewhere that 45% of Americans are getting free stuff for doing nothing. I hope Trump starts cutting out all this crap and makes the freeloaders work for their living. Skip the grants, free housing, chow, education, medical, and anything else I pay for through my taxes. If you cannot earn it, you should not get it!
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Is there a company that sets up the old roof top TV antennas so I can drop this stinking cable?

[“The never-ending lost key saga”] To the person who found car keys in Ramrod: Can you post a picture of the keys you found on Ramrod Key? I can’t help but feel that since I lost my keys and you found keys that they may be the same. Can you at least do me the favor of posting a picture then I can at least see for myself? The coincidence is too much not to want to see if they are the same keys. My husband says the picture I used doesn’t look like my keys. Also, I had other keys on the fob.
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[Freeze Your Kid For Christmas] Here is a Christmas gift idea for the person who has everything. Chill out & read on: British teen, first frozen child is now among the 145 corpses and 125 dead pets at the Cryonics Institute. Video

[Kaput Eatery] Billy’s no more. I passed by Billy’s Stone Crab on Summerland Key and I see for rent signs already. That was fast! I didn’t even make it there yet, but I heard I didn’t miss much. Maybe they should’ve read the reviews and corrected the problems. I’ve never heard of a restaurant up-charging for blackened seasoning and then only telling the guests when the bill arrives. Bye-bye Billy.
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When the Keys real estate market failure occurs, an intervention is necessary to provide what the market does not provide.  Pay attention you leaders of the community:  Sheriff’s Dept., NOAA, Board of Education, Utility companies, Home Depot, Walgreens, etc.  In the context of a housing market failure, an intervention is necessary to provide the housing not provided by the market.  Do something for your community or the Middle/Lower Keys will be a chain of snowbird homes.
circus-fire-hoop-tigerI watched a program about homeless children who resort to prostitution and drug dealing to get money to food and for shelter. Society is going about dealing with this problem the wrong way. These kids need money now, today, not the one or two weeks it will take for them to get paid if they should get jobs. They need a place to sleep tonight not have to wait two weeks to receive a check that they can’t cash because they don’t have a bank account. They need cash today. They need food and a place to sleep tonight.

In the 1970s in California there was a company called Man Power where any person could show up in the morning and they’d get you a temporary job and even arrange transportation for you. It might be for just a few hours, but you got paid in cash. I don’t know what happened to them, probably over regulation, but that’s what these street urchins need–cash today. That would go a long way to protect these immature and vulnerable children.

All the support being offered right now contains so much red tape and conditions that the kids won’t even consider it. They don’t want to jump through societies bureaucratic hoops. They’re run-aways and are running from authority and abuse.

Before the internet, I just assumed that we all had a basic grasp of science.
tank26Someone has to look deeper into this sewer fiasco to see who will benefit if the FKAA fails and the sewer system fails. Who will grab the land, who will make instant profit from development, who will make more money from fixing the problems? Which politicos are shilling this scam? What mainlanders are pushing this mess? And most importantly, what properties will crash in value when the north wind blows the stench of the overflows down the Keys? It does not take a toilet scientist to design a disaster that will turn into a profiteering scheme. Remember these Keys are the last bit of US paradise and when they turn into gated compounds we peasants are history. Key West is half way there now. I will hook up when their frekin’ tank sticks its big gun through my window then I will make a Hotel de Haiti out of my property!
[Mystery Beer] I wish all beers had the alcohol content and ingredients printed on the label.
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I have to chuckle at the lemming-like recitation of the liberal talking points about the dangers posed by the political right.  As I recall, the leaders of the hit parade of mass murderers in history is topped by two leaders of far left regimes, Josef Stalin of the Soviet Union and Chairman Mao of the People’s Republic of China. (Ed: Let me add Fidel Castro of Cuba to your list.)
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Fonts matter.

[School Board] In today’s Keynoter, you are quoted with regard to the proposed Collegiate Middle School: “How can we be sure that this will not result in one more white-flight school?”  Very interesting comment that is likely to have the community talking and then some.

When you say “ONE MORE white-flight school” (emphasis added), I assume you are referencing Poinciana School, Montessori Charter School and Sigsbee Charter School as existing “white-flight” schools.  Correct?  Or, are you referencing other schools? You cannot be identifying HOB or Gerald Adams when you address “white-flight”.

Has a dirty little secret come to the surface?  It is most unfortunate that this issue was not discussed during the recent campaigns for seats on the School Board.  You learned at your Board meeting that Superintendent Porter was aware of the proposal for a charter middle school at FKCC sponsored by Academica.  However, Superintendent Porter did not inform the Board of the proposal prior to the expiration of the 60-day comment period.  I assume that the Board has properly chastised Superintendent Porter for that oversight and will include that in any decision to extend his contract.

Having failed to comment timely and appropriately, it appears that you are now using incendiary language to address an issue that presumably concerns you deeply.  I hope that you are able to calm the rhetoric before we have a local version of what transpired recently on a national level.   The new Collegiate Middle School is a done deal.  The Board needs to learn to deal with it, not lash out.

antenna tower signal beamsThe Monroe County Commission voted to allow two more cellular towers on Big Pine Key to blight the scenic view. The commission voted 3-2, with commissioners Danny Kolhage and Heather Carruthers dissenting.
[Crooks] FKAA is going to start charging us for sewers even if we are not connected. They only gave us 30 days to connect. I can’t get a plumber to connect until March or April, they said. How can FKAA do that? Isn’t that theft?
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Did Billy’s on Summerland close already? I hope not, I enjoyed the fresh seafood and even skipped the imported oyster fest at the Ramrod tiki and ate a bucket of “lights” for $10 last week at Billy’s. If he has closed, that means all his seafood will be taken north and will reduce our local seafood availability. All because of northerners paying more on the mainland.
I’d move but I don’t see myself retiring in Michigan’s U.P, eating lake perch and pickled pike
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Anne’s Beach” by Luis Nunez in oil.

[“Whining”] It’s odd how “y’all” helped put a “Yankee” as the main boss man for us all. “Y’all” hippocrits!
low rentKW is going to spend $185,000 every year to catch illegal rentals. The only reason for this, no matter what they say, is to protect the hotel industry. The hotel industry should pay this exorbitant cost not the taxpayer. What do we care if people are making a few bucks renting an extra room for a night or two? Good for them. If a business wants protection let them pay for it, not us, who couldn’t give a damn.
Put me in charge of food stamps. I’d get rid of Lone Star cards; no cash for Ding Dongs or Ho Ho’s, just money for 50-pound bags of rice and beans, blocks of cheese and all the powdered milk you can haul away. If you want steak and frozen pizza, then get a job.

Put me in charge of Medicaid. The first thing I’d do is to get women Norplant birth control implants or tubal ligations. Then, we’ll test recipients for drugs, alcohol, and nicotine. If you want to reproduce or use drugs, alcohol, or smoke, then get a job.

Put me in charge of government housing. Ever live in a military barracks? You will maintain the property in a clean and good state of repair. Your “home” will be subject to inspections anytime and possessions will be inventoried. If you want a plasma TV or Xbox 360, then get a job and your own place.

In addition, you will either present a check stub from a job each week or you will report to a government job. It may be cleaning the roadways of trash, painting and repairing public housing, whatever we find for you. We will sell your 22-inch rims and low profile tires and your blasting stereo and speakers and put that money toward the common good.

Before you write that I’ve violated someone’s rights, realize that all of the above is voluntary. If you want our money, accept our rules. Before you say that this would be demeaning and ruin your self-esteem, consider that it  wasn’t that long ago that taking someone else’s money for doing absolutely  nothing was demeaning and lowered self-esteem.

If we are expected to pay for other people’s mistakes we should at least attempt to make them learn  from their bad choices. The current system rewards them for continuing to make bad choices.

While you are on Gov’t subsistence, you no longer can vote! Yes, that is correct. For you to vote would be a conflict of interest.  You will voluntarily remove yourself from voting while you are receiving a Gov’t welfare check. If you want to vote, then get a job.

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It only takes one slow moving person in the grocery store to destroy the illusion that I’m a nice person.
mechanic wrenchFor four years, my son took Marine Mechanics classes at Marathon High School. We would like to thank Mr. Naclicky for teaching these skills our son learned from the class. After buying the engine manual plus the engine parts booklets, we never have to take our boats in for service. Our son drained the oil which was very dirty, along with the fuel filter and missing o-ring and it was not changed the last few years despite paying for this service. Mr. Naclicky, your class is the most useful one in school and we thank you for being such a great teacher! Do girls get to take Marine Mechanics too? It is a good thing to teach your daughters how to use a drill and how to D.I.Y. instead of relying on men to do the job.
With Sloan constantly advocating mercy killing homeless people, with that guy dead on Smathers Beach and another in the woods of Big Pine Key. Did anybody have eyes on Sloan around that time? He would be my first person of interest. I trust nobody that hears voices if they refuse treatment. That’s some serious mental ailment.
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Do you know where I can get this sailfish mounted? I don’t have room in my apartment for a big one.

Only the FDOT could think that reducing the number of lanes and adding bike paths would increase traffic efficiency. They seem to excel at inefficiency and incompetence.
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[Fake News] Is the guy who said Billy’s Crab Shack is gone, the same guy who said they were all Russians working there?
bad-info[Bad Septic Tank Information] Information I received from the Dept Of Health’s representative at the BPK sewer connection workshop, about keeping your septic tank for backup by simply filing a variance request, was without substance. Two people have independently verified that and reported that falsehood. We are getting used to misinformation from the various government entities profiting from forced central sewers. The only help you get is in transferring your money to them. What does DOH do to justify their forced permit fee? Scan your permit, log your payment, and update their database? Big deal. They were already on your tax payroll before you submitted the permit. You can keep your septic tank, but not by simply filing the variance request that was provided by DOH. More information later. Meanwhile, if you connect to central sewer, wait awhile to demolish your old on-site system. There is absolutely no question that the Cudjoe sewer system will fail in a big way. Already, neighborhood lift stations are sounding an alarm often enough that the alarm wire is being disconnected by FKAA to hide the problem from residents. Overflows and backups are next
[Genealogy] Why bother? We are all related to the same monkey in the tree, so why waste your time trying to see if you are important?
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A war within myself; One veteran’s struggle for a life after combat. “Being home, walking down the street, going shopping, staying at my house — that was well outside my comfort zone. I missed the battlefield more and more, and that consumed my mind.” Support the troops; they keep America great. Video

[“Noisy late night boat”] Well at least you realize it wasn’t at Dolphin Marina. Maybe Dolphin Marina didn’t want them there for the same reason you don’t want him there. I know they have the room if they did want to allow them to be there. How much noise does a blown engine make? Dolphin Marina, and Little Palm Island employ over 140 people. You know the people in our community that buy locally, and live here. They pay taxes. If you buy all Dolphin Marina’s assets then you can close it down, or do it your way. Until that happens maybe try moving. They have been there long before you, and deserve to do it their way.
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What happened at Billy’s Bar and Grill on Summerland Key? Are they still open or shut down? Seems people are saying the place is not per what the Keys Locals want to spend their money in. Why?
During this Thanksgiving season I think of all my relations, and my favorite one–sex!
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