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Sunday, Feb 07, 2016

Opinion

Letter of the Day: Don’t forget about Gov. Bush’s success

I wish to acknowledge that a while back you did an article on what Gov. Jeb Bush expressed was his platform for his presidential campaign. I was happy that you did it, but disappointed that readers are not interested enough to take time out to read w...
Published: 02/04/16

Letters to the editor: The ‘consequences’ of electing Hillary Clinton

Clinton ‘consequences’
Published: 02/04/16

A nuclear cruise missile the U.S. doesn’t need

For a president who famously advocated for a world without nuclear weapons, Barack Obama has done a lot to keep the U.S. nuclear arsenal intact. That’s not a criticism — it was his promise that was naive, not his policy — but in ...
Published: 02/04/16
COLUMN

Legislators can learn from history — and former legislators

Many of my columns include blunt assessments of bills and budgets coming out of Tallahassee. So it was with some trepidation that I decided to attend the 2016 Legislative Reunion. And I’m glad I did.
Published: 02/04/16

Vote on the FDA nominee

Robert Califf, the deputy commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, was a cardiologist and researcher at Duke University. He also is President Barack Obama’s choice to head the FDA, the federal agency that regulates the industries that...
Published: 02/04/16
Editorial: A quiet and insidious threat

Editorial: A quiet and insidious threat

The Zika virus should be a concern to all Americans — not just those who travel to Central and South American nations where the mosquito-borne disease is spreading wildly.
Published: 02/03/16
Tampa’s finest await call to Hall in several sports
COLUMN

Tampa’s finest await call to Hall in several sports

TAMPA — Tony Dungy and John Lynch, Bucs pillars, are again finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. We’ll know on Saturday if they’re in or out.
Published: 02/03/16

Face up to paying down the debt

The omnibus budget deal and accompanying tax breaks for businesses and individuals that Congress agreed to in December will put a greater strain on the national debt, according to the Congressional Budget Office’s latest budget and economic ou...
Published: 02/03/16

Pope Francis has a chance to expose Trump

Pope Francis, who has made the plight of migrants one of the central themes of his papacy, should have no mercy with Republican hopeful Donald Trump when the pontiff visits Mexico in mid-February.
Published: 02/03/16

Letter of the day: Which came first: Obamacare or the disaster?

In my opinion, Bernie Sanders is correct; this country needs universal health insurance. What’s good for the older folks (Medicare) would be superb for all of us. The obvious problem with Sen. Sanders’ position is that too many people h...
Published: 02/03/16