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Presidential candor

We have to give President Barack Obama his due. In the annals of presidential candor, he set a new standard on honesty with his admission that he was delaying his planned executive order on immigration until after the 2014 midterm election out of a c...
Published: 09/11/14

Letters to the editor, Sept. 10

Sunshine wasted
Published: 09/11/14

A PC horror strory in South Yorkshire

There are no words for the horror of Rotherham. More than 1,400 young girls have been raped and brutally exploited in the South Yorkshire town of roughly 250,000 over the past 16 years, while nearly everyone in authority did all he or she could to lo...
Published: 09/11/14

Paying attention

Poor North Korea. With the Islamic State jihadist group beheading captured journalists on the Internet and Vladimir Putin sending Russian forces into Ukraine to grab territory — and in the process stoking fears among Western leaders he has his ...
Published: 09/05/14

Letters to the editor, Sept. 6

Marty’s drivel
Published: 09/05/14

Warren Buffett betrays America

It must have been a bitter moment for President Barack Obama when he got the news that his favorite economic guru not only doesn't like paying taxes but hates America. Warren Buffett, whose eponymous rule was a staple of Obama's 2012 re-election camp...
Published: 09/05/14

Name power

Last Tuesday, Pasco Commissioner Henry Wilson had a hard time explaining how he had lost his bid for another term on the County Commission. “Honestly, I'm not sure what happened,” he said. After a week to reflect, Wilson probably has real...
Published: 09/04/14

Don’t ignore black-on-black violence

Weekend before last, as I expected, there were marches in Tampa and St. Petersburg protesting the shooting death of a young black man, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri, by a white police officer. They were almost a copycat of hundreds of others n...
Published: 09/04/14

Letters to the editor, Sept. 3

Manatees still endangered
Published: 09/04/14

Racial lessons from Ferguson

People love to jump to conclusions, particularly if they reinforce their prejudices. Much of white America's response to any white-on-black shooting like the one in Ferguson, Missouri, is to blame the victim. That's just as presumptuous as many black...
Published: 09/04/14

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