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Echoes of the 1964 election still heard

Monday was the 50th anniversary of the 1964 presidential election, where Americans made a “choice, not an echo” between Sen. Barry Goldwater and President Lyndon B. Johnson. Voters had distinct political choices that are still relevant to...
Published: 11/07/14

Chuck vs. the conventional narrative

No one to this point had doubted that Super Bowl-winning Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is black. His great-great-grandfather was a slave emancipated after the Civil War. His grandfather was president of Norfolk State University, a histo...
Published: 11/07/14

How did ‘moderate” become a dirty word?

It's a big story every election cycle when people say how much they hate all the negative advertising on television, but it never stops. When it seemed politics couldn't get nastier, along came Rick Scott and Charlie Crist to hijack your TV sets with...
Published: 11/04/14

Letters to the editor, Nov. 5

More for Fasano
Published: 11/04/14

Vote, if you haven’t

We are taking this opportunity to remind everyone that the 2014 general election will take place Nov. 4. This is a bit hackneyed because by now many people have already cast their ballots, thanks to early voting and expanded use of absentee ballots. ...
Published: 11/04/14

The job ahead

One of the big headlines of the week was the announcement from the Federal Reserve that it is ending its program of buying government bonds, dubbed quantitative easing. The Fed initially employed QE as a tool to keep the economy afloat following the ...
Published: 11/04/14

Letters to the editor, Nov. 1

Fasano: Go and pro
Published: 11/04/14

The courage of Brittany Maynard

(Editor’s note: This column was written before Brittany Murphy carried out her wish to end her life.)
Published: 11/04/14

Voter ID complaints just a turnout tool

When the Supreme Court rejected a petition to stop a Texas voter-ID law from going into effect for the midterms, the left commenced its wailing and gnashing of teeth. In her dissent, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called the law “purposely discri...
Published: 11/04/14

So what’s the deal with Fasano?

With the 2014 general election looming, local Republicans almost can't help wondering what's gone wrong. Mike Fasano was once the image of the GOP in Pasco County, a 19-year member of the Legislature and, for the longest time, a fixture in the Republ...
Published: 11/04/14

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