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Monday, Feb 08, 2016

Tom Jackson Columns

Gun-free failure earns widow’s suit
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Gun-free failure earns widow’s suit

Cognitive dissonance — the ability to embrace two conflicting thoughts simultaneously — might appear to describe what I’m just now thinking about the latest twist in the sad saga of Chad Oulson, shot to death in a Wesley Chapel m...
Updated one month ago
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Finding the rainbow in Bolin’s execution

On the morning after — at long last, and, out of habit, after one more procedural delay — the state-induced demise of Oscar Ray Bolin, dawn broke metaphorically over the region where the three-time killer enacted his nightmare: chilly a...
Updated one month ago
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Adding hypocrisy to Hillary Cinton’s ‘record’

Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog updates throughout the week at TBO.com.
Updated one month ago
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Fixing what wasn’t broken in Zephyrhills

Two area head football coaches lost their situations this week, but only one of the firings is so undeserved to merit the term “shocking.” Hint: It wasn’t the Buccaneers dumping Lovie Smith.
Updated one month ago
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CCW thicket demands feds’ resolution

News accounts supported by robust anecdotal evidence indicates lots of you, probably a record number, found gifts of firearms wrapped and stashed beneath the tree this Christmas. Additionally, indications are the vast majority of new gun owners will ...
Updated one month ago
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Cartoonist confirms ugly truth about whose kids aren’t off-limits

Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog updates throughout the week at TBO.com.
Updated one month ago
Drone rules show feds’ ‘overkill’ fixes what isn’t broken
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Drone rules show feds’ ‘overkill’ fixes what isn’t broken

LAND O’ LAKES — Wednesday was an ideal day for flying. “Not at all like yesterday,” said Jim O’Brien, one of the regulars. “Yesterday was awful.” Indeed, the days could scarcely have been less alike: the firs...
Updated: 2 months ago
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We must crack down on ‘drexters’

Motorists who fiddle with their smartphones at the same time their foot is on the accelerator make me crazy. Unfortunately, there’s an awful lot of crazy-making happening on our roads these days.
Updated: 2 months ago
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Top cops bless Glock under your tree

So, we’re talking about guns again. Or maybe “still” is the correct word.
Updated: 2 months ago
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Benghazi intervention was ‘spinning up,’ according to Pentagon

Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog updates throughout the week at TBO.com.
Updated: 2 months ago