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Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

Tom Jackson Columns

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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
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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: 1 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: 1 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
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‘Heckler’s veto’ affirmed; in search of credibility

The idea that school administrators do and should have broad authority to set peacekeeping rules strikes The Right Stuff as self-evident. In this, it finds itself generally in agreement with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. But, as the saying m...
Updated: 2 months ago
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Pasco plots put sheriff in spotlight

Never more than a “last call” announcement removed from reaffirming its reputation as Jerry Springer’s green room, Pasco County has in recent weeks presented a cavalcade of sinister human curiosities worthy of a greatest hits rev...
Updated: 2 months ago
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Plot twists find home in Pasco

Never more than a “last call” announcement removed from reaffirming its reputation as Jerry Springer’s green room, Pasco County has in recent weeks presented a cavalcade of sinister human curiosities worthy of a greatest hits rev...
Updated: 2 months ago
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Rescue Election Day from Cash-for-Clunkers status

You may read elsewhere that anyone nostalgic for the great coming-together that once was Election Day is a convenience-fearing Luddite trapped in the 19th century. Easy to charge. Harder to prove....
Updated: 2 months ago
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Strikers can’t repeal laws of economics

Organizers of noontime strikes against fast-food operators promised targeted demonstrations, and they didn’t disappoint.
Updated: 2 months ago