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So what’s new?

We tend to shy away from questioning our fellow journalists since we’re secure in the knowledge we are not perfect. But we have to admit that we were left a bit puzzled after reading a dispatch from Tallahassee by Gary Fineout, a longtime veter...
Published: 07/28/15

Letters to the editor, July 29

Merely human
Published: 07/28/15

More light and less heat

Two issues, immigration and Iran, could use more light and less heat. Although the immigration controversy has been simmering for months, Donald Trump’s shrill tantrum condemning Mexico and Mexicans has inflamed the debate. ...
Published: 07/28/15

Letters to the editor, July 22

Honor and privilege
Published: 07/21/15

Justice Thomas is firmly grounded

Who knew that inherent rights are a political bombshell?
Published: 07/21/15

Missing the point

Last week, the National Taxpayer Advocate, part of the National Taxpayer Service, which bills itself as “your voice at the IRS,” issued a report on its investigation of complaints from taxpayers about poor customer service during this y...
Published: 07/21/15

The defining down of ‘American’

Over the years I’ve read some repulsive emails but this one takes the cake. I’m reprinting it here, nearly unabridged. Whatever your political persuasion, the notions expressed by the writer should disgust anyone who really understands wh...
Updated one month ago

Letters to the editor, July 15

Still watching
Updated one month ago

Reality bites

A week after its voters gave a resounding no to a proposed bailout for its beleaguered financial system and economy, Greece, or at least the government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, apparently has been forced to take the deal — or something...
Updated one month ago

Clashing symbols

Things didn’t go well for NASCAR on Sunday — and early Monday. First, rain delayed the start of the Coke Zero 400 race at Daytona International Speedway. Then the race, which didn’t end until well after 2 a.m., was marred by a massi...
Updated one month ago