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Letters to the editor, June 28

Sheathe the knife
Published: 06/27/14

Letters to the editor, June 25

Fair trade
Published: 06/26/14

Deliberate speed

Florida has put out the welcome mat for private insurance companies that are willing to cover property in the state against flooding, but early on has only received a trickle of interest, the Tampa Tribune reported last week. Given the history of flo...
Published: 06/26/14

Please let me introduce myself

If real-life experience means anything, then I have had my fair share over the years. I grew up in abject poverty and was often homeless as a child, living in cars, tents and shelters. By the time I was 17, my family had been evicted 34 times. ...
Published: 06/26/14

‘Big Government’ has a proud history

A recent letter writer expressed amused shock that possibly I had “awoken from a protracted dormancy from reality” because I uttered some opinions on race that more closely fit with a conservative viewpoint. It's astonishing how astute an...
Published: 06/26/14

Letters to the editor, June 21

You can help
Updated: 1 months ago

Bad reviews

We are perfectly willing to concede there is a robust debate to be had over the question of whether the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq and the ouster of Saddam Hussein is the cause of the disorder in the Middle East, or it would be happening anyway. What...
Updated: 1 months ago

Judges can’t decide thorny social issues

Ever restive, Americans' opinions regarding most things have shifted radically over recent decades. I blame my self-absorbed, pig-through-a-python baby boomer generation — but none so much as our opinion about marriage. The results are mixed at...
Updated: 1 months ago

Thinking of ‘fixing’ Iraq again?

Jon Stewart reprised a segment of “The Daily Show” last week — “Mess O' Potamia” — the subject of which fans thought or at least hoped was long since shelved. It's not and their hopes were always futile. ...
Updated: 1 months ago

Mosquito coast

The Suncoast's traditional late spring-early summer dry season failed to materialize this year. That means the ground is not as arid as it can get this time of the year. So there soon could be plenty of standing stormwater all over the Suncoast now t...
Updated: 1 months ago

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