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Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

Tom Jackson Columns

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Yikes! Yuletide controversy dead ahead

On this Friday before Black Friday, still the official entry point to all that is or is implied by the Greater Holiday Cavalcade, this word of advice: Brace yourselves.
Published: 11/21/14
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Webcam users unwittingly broadcasting to the world

Here’s some of what I saw on the Internet Friday: Cluttered family rooms and tidy kitchens. Vacant pool decks. A dock looking out on sparkling blue water. Lonely front porches. A blue-and-gold striped tropical fish. Several empty cribs. And on...
Published: 11/16/14
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Obama’s big ‘if’ looms over GOP

With midterm elections all but settled and the historic Republican majority they produced preparing to command the levers of power on Capitol Hill, the only remaining issue of any importance between now and when the new Congress convenes in January h...
Published: 11/14/14
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On Obamacare, Supreme Court tees up a mulligan

Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog updates throughout the week at TBO.com.
Published: 11/09/14
Fasano: No gloating, Pasco GOP
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Fasano: No gloating, Pasco GOP

My cellphone jangled a little after 9:30 Wednesday morning, all-in-all a civilized hour given the late night from which most political junkies were just then waking. But the caller’s restraint in no way reflected an absence of urgency.
Published: 11/09/14
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Jackson: Still sorting Tuesday’s seismic event

You look like the sort of news consumer who’s read every analysis of the midterm elections in the book. So I guess one more won’t hurt.
Published: 11/07/14
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Voters know whose policies are on the ballot

Republicans could scarcely believe their ears when, a few weeks back, President Obama injected himself into the very heart of the midterm election skirmish, under the bizarre notion that he was just the adrenaline struggling Democratic candidates nee...
Published: 11/03/14
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Seeking JFK’s greater good this Election Day

Having been reared on a steady diet of, and reverence for, the all-American genius of John Wayne, Jimmy Stewart and Frank Capra, I was imbued early on with a sense of Election Day as the one moment on the calendar when our countrymen set aside person...
Published: 11/02/14
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Pasco misses neighborly caution on Greenlight

Having balked, initially, at supporters’ invitation to endorse Greenlight Pinellas, Pasco County commissioners got on board early this month. Whether this neighborly nudge proves pivotal is something for the postmortem, although one cherishes ...
Published: 10/31/14
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Origin of all that #Fangate commotion: Cheatin’ Charlie Crist

Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog updates throughout the week at TBO.com.
Updated: 1 months ago