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Economic libertarianism is this decade’s Republican meme. And it’s just as flawed as last decade’s thoroughly discredited neo-conservatism. It’s one of those ideas like Marxism, the Kama Sutra or invading Iraq that looks bette...
The nation’s gross domestic product grew at an anemic 0.2 percent in the first quarter of 2015, far less than the 1 percent rate most economists had been predicting. Then there is the job situation. While the unemployment rate is down to 5.4 p...
Manicures and pedicures aren’t usually news or fodder for commentary, but a blockbuster report in The New York Times has made them a compelling issue. Under the headline “The Price of Nice Nails,” the story cataloged the abusive tre...
We weren’t surprised that the inaugural meeting of the Pasco charter advisory board got off to a rough start that included attacks on the board’s somewhat homogeneous makeup. The advisory board has the dubious task of coming up with a cha...
Florida’s 2016 fiscal year begins July 1, but the state does not yet have a budget signed by Gov. Rick Scott. The Legislature is scheduled to go into special session in a bit to hammer out a budget on which both of its chambers can agree. ...
In light of the past year’s conflicts between police and black communities, numerous voices are calling for a “national conversation on race.” Problem is the conversation that needs to be had is not the one they want to hear. They &...
Many years ago, a reporter interviewing Ted Williams — then Pasco County’s elected property appraiser and de facto leader of the Democratic Party in Pasco County — about an unrelated matter jokingly asked Williams why the countyR...
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