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Letters to the editor, April 23

Pay attention
Published: 04/22/14


The Pinellas County Commission last week showed County Administrator Robert LaSala the door, and then ordered its staff to pay the roughly $110,000 that Pasco County Tax Collector Mike Fasano has said Pinellas owes Pasco on the Crossbar Ranch propert...
Published: 04/22/14

The stupid hounding of Condi Rice

If Condoleezza Rice were as self-pitying and politically crass as Attorney General Eric Holder, she would be wondering aloud what it is about her race and gender that accounts for the hostility to her. Rice's speaking gigs on college campuses and her...
Published: 04/22/14

Big lobbying again beats small government

Last year, my Publix supermarket underwent extensive renovation, even closing its pharmacy for about a month. When it was all finished, there was a new deli, a coffee bar, and a liquor store next door.
Published: 04/22/14

Letters to the editor, April 19

Try New Port Richey
Published: 04/18/14

Circular logic

On Wednesday, in a speech before the 2014 National Hurricane Conference, in Orlando, Craig Fugate, the administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, told city and county officials they need to take disaster preparedness into account in re...
Published: 04/18/14

The left enforcing the new conformity

The Web browser company Mozilla prides itself on its commitment to openness on the Web, just not openness of thought.
Published: 04/18/14

Nice, but ...

In most instances, perseverance is a virtue. That certainly is the case with the Pasco County Commission's steadfast efforts to get the Ridge Road extension built, despite a decade-long regulatory slow-walk. Every so often, however, there can be virt...
Published: 04/18/14

Letters to the editor, April 16

Unusual partnership
Published: 04/18/14

Warning-shot bill has worrisome consequences

In the annals peculiar to the law of unintended consequences, the tale of Marissa Alexander ranks among the saddest, most harrowing and possibly least intended. Whether it merits a place in the uneven tradition of legislation-by-anecdote is, at this ...
Published: 04/18/14

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