Breaking Pinellas and Pasco county news, local sports and events, and weather from Suncoast News | SuncoastNews.com | Suncoast News
Friday, Mar 27, 2015
  • Home

Opinion

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

The tide turns

There are many immutable truths. One is that the tide goes in and the tide goes out. Another is that the latest fad in the effort to #x201c;improve#x201d; public education is here one year and gone the next. It is with those ideas in mind that we not...
Updated: 1 months ago

Graduate medical education needs updating

America is suffering from a shortage of primary care physicians. And with the national patient population expanding and fewer doctors choosing to be generalists, the shortfall is only getting worse. By 2020, there will be a shortage of an estimated 4...
Updated: 1 months ago

Micromanaging student sexual conduct

The behavior nannies are at it again. California passed a law requiring all state colleges that receive public funds for student financial assistance to establish an "affirmative consent standard" for parties engaged in sexual activity. ...
Updated: 1 months ago

Still a mystery

The race for the most inexplicable solution in search of a problem is neck and neck. In one corner is the Federal Communications Commission's innovation-killing bid to turn the Internet into a government-regulated public utility. In the other corner ...
Updated: 1 months ago