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Speedy discharge

On Wednesday, a state appeals court ruled it shouldn't decide a challenge some groups launched against the redistricting job the Republican-led Florida Legislature has done. In a split vote, a three-judge panel of the First District Court of Appeal i...
Published: 10/06/14

Letters to the editor, Oct. 4

Great guys
Published: 10/06/14

Student visas and the domestic terrorism threat

Across the United States, nearly 58,000 foreign students have outstayed their student visas in just the past year alone. Of those 58,000, over 6,000 are now unaccounted for by the Department of Homeland Security. ...
Published: 10/06/14

Anti-climate-change march to nowhere

Anti-climate-change marchers took to the streets of Manhattan in the hundreds of thousands last weekend to demand international action to fight global warming. The throng would have been better advised to parade in downtown Beijing, assuming the Poli...
Published: 10/06/14

Half full

In the words of bluesman Albert King's classic “Born Under a Bad Sign,” for a while, if it weren't for bad luck, Tampa Bay Water wouldn't have “had no luck at all.” Fortunately for the regional water wholesaler, even nature is...
Published: 10/03/14

Heckler’s veto and elusive credibility

The idea that school administrators do and should have broad authority to set peacekeeping rules is self-evident. In this, I am generally in agreement with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. But, as the saying goes, with great authority comes gre...
Published: 10/03/14

Remain calm — we can handle ISIL

Dealing with the Islamic State, or ISIL, is tough enough without feverish rants like that from Sen. Lindsey Graham. The South Carolina Republican declared, “The president needs to rise to the occasion before we all get killed at home.” ...
Published: 10/03/14

Letters to the editor, Oct. 1

Realist’s view
Published: 10/03/14

Vote Yes on Greenlight for future of Pinellas

In less than two months, you will help decide the future of Pinellas County by voting on the Greenlight Pinellas plan. Greenlight Pinellas is a transformational transit plan that will positively impact the entire county. ...
Published: 10/03/14

Control problem

We have long been fascinated by the U.S. government's inability, with the fortunate exception of the Department of Defense, to use and upgrade technology. Last year's highly flawed introduction of the website under the Affordable Care ...
Published: 09/29/14

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