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Monday, Feb 08, 2016

Tom Jackson Columns

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Ginning up war on prosperity, liberty

Declaring whether human-induced climate change is Armageddon right around the corner or the most elaborate hoax in history is above my pay grade. I’m no scientist.
Updated: 2 months ago
Woman finding joy one day at a time after cancer battle
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Woman finding joy one day at a time after cancer battle

RIDGE MANOR — In her previous life, Debbie Ergle Arnold Harris was her marriage’s designated worrier. Husband Tony Harris was, and remains, all about big pictures. That may explain why he is happiest working in an office with the horizo...
Updated: 2 months ago
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New ending needed for old story

This might be the season for evergreen stories, but there are some that all of us probably can agree we’d just as soon see put to rest. But events, alas, dictate otherwise.
Updated: 2 months ago
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Leaping to power-grabbing conclusions in wake of Colorado Springs shootings

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

Thursday being the day officially set aside for giving thanks — to God or his other manifestations if you are a believer, otherwise to the inexplicable order that coalesced out of chaos — let me begin by extending gratitude for your sto...
Updated: 2 months ago
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Better commutes trump shared misery

Leave it to our friends on the left to decry as some sort of evil class-warfare plot a modest and obvious commuter-relief proposal that has experienced such success elsewhere, policy makers can’t wait to expand it.
Updated: 3 months ago
Family looks back on the remarkable life of Cathy Weatherford
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Family looks back on the remarkable life of Cathy Weatherford

WESLEY CHAPEL — Shoulder to shoulder and elbow to elbow with the evidence of a life well-lived spread before them, two familiar brothers fidgeted as a photographer triggered his camera.
Updated: 3 months ago
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Happier talk through perfect turkey

The world is just now very much with us, even more than usual. The atrocities in Paris. The displaced flooding out of Syria in biblical proportions. The possible connection between the two, and the implications for an America snared between conflicti...
Updated: 3 months ago
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Republicans dream of fair-and-balanced vetting

President Obama was having a good time the other week, summoning his inner Chris Rock to deride Republicans’ bedevilment over how their debate had gone over on CNBC....
Updated: 3 months ago
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Roundabout way to calm intersection

For the American amateur motoring enthusiast, few experiences rival that of driving in the Old World. This is largely because Western Europeans and their delightfully snobby British cousins revere the rules of the road in ways lost, ignored or otherw...
Updated: 3 months ago