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Peace at last

We wish the headline above applied to the situation in Ukraine or the Middle East, but for now we're happy to see a war, of the legal variety, has come to an end. The battle, however, again underscored some of the peculiarity of modern health care fi...
Updated: 6 hours ago

Wrong approach

One thing that can be said about President Barack Obama is that he has a jeweler's eye for the populist political pitch and he seems convinced he has found another: U.S. companies using “inversion” deals to shelter their earnings from the...
Published: 07/29/14

When morality is of no consequence

This month, the Hamas terrorist organization has fired more than 2,500 rockets at Israeli cities. That's more than one rocket every 10 minutes. With such a statistic, we easily forget that even one rocket fired unprovoked and indiscriminately at an u...
Published: 07/29/14

Letters to the editor, July 30

On the level
Published: 07/29/14

The alleged leader of the free world

President Barack Obama must have missed his calling as head of the National Transportation Safety Board. In the wake of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Obama has been the nation's forensic investigator-in-chief. He has summoned all the mo...
Published: 07/29/14

Crist should stop ducking Rich debate

Nearly everyone believes Charlie Crist will be the Democratic nominee to oppose Gov. Rick Scott this fall, as long as he doesn't mess it up. So it may be smart politics for Crist to ignore Nan Rich's repeated requests for a debate. ...
Published: 07/25/14

Eye to eyes

We have no problem with elected officials being passionate advocates and rallying political forces to back those passions. At some point, however, high-pressure advocacy becomes pointless overkill. Judging from this week's Pasco County Commission mee...
Published: 07/25/14

Letters to the editor, July 26

Heat puzzle
Published: 07/25/14

‘Twilight of the Union Gods’ playing at the Met

The fat lady will sing — but only in strict keeping with the work rules set out by the American Guild of Musical Artists.
Published: 07/25/14

Calm down

A federal agency will allow the latest technology to be used to get an idea what oil and gas deposits might be along the continental shelf, from Delaware to Florida, which has pretty much the same folks we always hear from offering the same doom scen...
Published: 07/22/14

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