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Ronald Reagan said the nine scariest words in the English language are “I'm from the government and I'm here to help.” The Gipper sprung to mind after President Barack Obama, before jetting off to an economic summit in China, urged the Fe...
Updated: 1 months ago

Out of focus

New Port Richey city officials have been making it known they are not happy. One of the city's sources of concern eventually will end — we think — but the other will prove more stubborn, given the demographic and economic realities at pla...
Updated: 1 months ago

Young GOP leaders ride the wave

You look like the sort of news consumer who’s read every analysis of the midterm elections in the book. So I guess one more won’t hurt.
Updated: 1 months ago

Letters to the editor, Nov. 12

Thanks, Marty
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Finally, the Ebola ‘crisis’ has ended

One good thing about the elections being over, I mean besides the negative ads, the infuriating robo-calls and the desperate politicians pitifully seeking employment, is that the Ebola crisis has ended. ...
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Letters to the editor, Nov. 8

Little vote fraud
Updated: 1 months ago

Negative lesson

As late as last Monday afternoon, CNN was rating Rick Scott's chances of being re-elected governor of Florida at 37 percent. Early Tuesday U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee, was confidently predicting Repu...
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OK, now let’s see their second act

Well, Republicans finally got what they've yearned for. A 2012 book by Robert Draper, “Do Not Ask What Good We Do: Inside the U.S. House of Representatives,” provides details of a dinner meeting on the evening of the 2009 Inaugural during...
Updated: 1 months ago

From all sides

Going into the final phase of balloting in the gubernatorial race between incumbent Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist, the outcome of which was not known when this was written, The Tampa Tribune estimates the race would cost around $150 m...
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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...
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