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Plan B

Suggestions - mainly from this space - that his commitment to the Ridge Road extension project has gone wobbly are incorrect, says Pasco Commissioner Jack Mariano. The District 5 commissioner says he has an idea to get the long-stalled project, which...
Published: 03/05/15

Letters to the editor, March 4

Empty deck
Published: 03/05/15

Votes do matter

In another graphic demonstration of the maxim that elections have consequences, the three Democrats on the five-member Federal Communications Commission went ahead and turned the Internet into a publicly regulated utility. The commission was followin...
Published: 03/05/15

The education of Scott Walker

Scott Walker belongs to an embattled minority that happens to be most of the population. The root of this paradox is that the Republican governor of Wisconsin is an outlier among the political class in not having graduated from college, at the same t...
Published: 03/05/15

Letters to the editor, Feb. 28

Misplaced blame
Published: 03/05/15

Local regulations can kill jobs

When high school seniors Matt Molinari and Eric Schnepf set out to post fliers in their hometown of Bridgewater, New Jersey, they didn't think of themselves as scofflaws. They thought they were offering a valuable service - shoveling snow from sidewa...
Published: 03/05/15

It’s really just black and white

Thelma and Louise should be appalled. Almost 25 years after their epic road movie attacked "conventional patterns of chauvinist male behavior toward females," in the words of one critic, here arrives "Fifty Shades of Grey," perhaps the most successfu...
Updated: 1 months ago

Tear down grocery store liquor wall

While I was shopping at my local Publix, there was one customer ahead of me at the lottery terminal when the machine went dead — probably a result of overheated Powerball demand.
Updated: 1 months ago

Letters to the editor, Feb. 25

Legal kidnapping
Updated: 1 months ago

Ridge Road flinch

For years, Pasco County officials, elected and otherwise, have shown commendable resolve when it comes to the Ridge Road extension. With the county about to launch, with the aid of a Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm, another attempt to win appr...
Updated: 1 months ago