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Winning discord

Many years ago, a reporter interviewing Ted Williams — then Pasco County’s elected property appraiser and de facto leader of the Democratic Party in Pasco County — about an unrelated matter jokingly asked Williams why the countyR...
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Letters to the editor, May 9

Listen up
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Jihadi censorship comes to America

Terrorists assaulted a “Muhammad cartoon” event in Texas sponsored by activist Pamela Geller, and the response has been, in part, soul-searching over what’s wrong with Pamela Geller.
Updated: 2 months ago

Still rising

Prior to 2010, one of the main factors said to be driving health care spending upward was people without insurance turning to hospital emergency rooms because they did not have primary care physicians. The hospitals, in turn, passed along to paying p...
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Letters to the editor, May 6

I’ll take a panther
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Labor unions aren’t the problem

Republican governors and legislators are forever attempting to inhibit unions’ viability, claiming they harm the economic climate. Wisconsin has joined 24 other states in passing a “right–to-work” law. Far from guaranteeing ev...
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Big divide

Even its most ardent backers have to concede that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is one of the most polarizing bits of social policy in memory. With Democrats controlling the White House, holding a solid majority in the U.S. House and...
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The No Longer So Great Satan

When Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks, the world should listen. He has a much keener sense of the direction of negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program than the president of the United States.
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Letters to the editor, April 29

We overpay
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A way forward

There has been no more visible symbol of the collapse of the real estate boom in the early part of the previous decade than Main Street Landing. Main Street Landing, just across the Pithlachascotee River from downtown New Port Richey, was originally ...
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