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Friday, Dec 19, 2014

Tom Jackson Columns

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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...
Updated: 1 months ago
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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 ...
Updated: 1 months ago
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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: 2 months ago
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Tracking the Constitution’s philosophical headwaters

Paula O’Neil’s second annual essay contest for Pasco County fifth-graders — topic: “Why is the United States Constitution important?” — is all over except for the awards ceremony, which happens Oct. 21....
Updated: 2 months ago
BRT is a smarter, cheaper alternative to Greenlight railroads
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BRT is a smarter, cheaper alternative to Greenlight railroads

Trains are great. No, really. In many ways, they are the best form of transportation going, especially if you are going from London to Paris or from the Key Bridge Marriott to the Federal Triangle or from the Atlanta airport to the Enterprise Rent-A-...
Updated: 2 months ago
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Hall of fame helps Gators build legacy

Recent arrivals — let’s say anyone who’s shown up since Don Buck broke ground at Meadow Pointe — might have trouble believing Land O’ Lakes was once not much more than a wide place along State Road 54 on the drive ...
Updated: 2 months ago