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Friday, Oct 31, 2014

Joe Henderson Columns

COLUMN

Elia is wrong to publicly pick sides in school board campaign

OK, really?
Updated: 14 hours ago
COLUMN

Better to over-react on Ebola than under-react

I think Gov. Rick Scott made a smart call when he ordered that anyone coming to Florida from an area where the Ebola virus is active has to be monitored 21 days for symptoms.
Published: 10/29/14
COLUMN

Maybe Florida learned its lesson from 2012 election debacle

Florida’s performance in the 2012 presidential election reinforced the notion nationwide that we could mess up a one-car parade.
Published: 10/26/14
Joe would say stay positive about Rays, but that’s hard to do
COLUMN

Joe would say stay positive about Rays, but that’s hard to do

The legacy Joe Maddon leaves us after nine seasons as manager of the Rays includes his relentless smile and witty quips.
Published: 10/24/14
COLUMN

Brave new world of college sports may not be utopia

I have long believed college athletes should receive more than the standard books, board and tuition allowed under NCAA rules. I also realize that is a position fraught with complication.
Published: 10/23/14
COLUMN

Goody Goody’s return is goody goody news for Tampa

I strongly believe no problem is so big that it can’t be solved over a well-prepared cheeseburger. I’m not talking about the kind of burger you get in a sack from the drive-up window. I’m talking about the kind they used to make ...
Published: 10/22/14
COLUMN

Once again, Florida politics raises ridiculous to an art form

We have serious issues in Florida.
Published: 10/17/14
COLUMN

Surely we can do better than this, can’t we?

Regular diners at Lenny’s restaurant in Clearwater understand their sausage omelet or Danish basket isn’t complete without a little political commentary from Dan Farrell.
Published: 10/15/14
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Crist’s record shows willingness to make tough choices

The worldwide economy was in free fall in early 2009, and Florida was among the places hardest hit.
Published: 10/05/14
COLUMN

Dunn case proves gun permit doesn’t come loaded with common sense

There are so many examples of gun-related stupidity in recent years, it’s hard to say a particular one best illustrates how nutty our world can be. The case of Michael Dunn comes close, though.
Published: 10/03/14