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Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

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Jackson: Rededicated to honoring the greatest

Jackson: Rededicated to honoring the greatest

DADE CITY — While there is much to remark upon regarding the restored and vastly improved World War II Memorial on the northeast corner of Pasco County’s historic courthouse square, the project’s foreman is proudest of a detail f...
Updated: 1 months ago
Can anybody crawl inside shooter’s mind?

Can anybody crawl inside shooter’s mind?

Generally, I come down on the side that believes businesses that ban guns are asking for trouble. To paraphrase the bumper sticker, when business owners prohibit guns, only bad guys will bring them inside.
Updated: 1 months ago

Jackson: Most likely, you voted for this legal brawl

Regarding the big, fat legal fuss over design of Florida’s congressional districts wrapping up this week in Tallahassee, the first thing you need to know is this: The moment voters approved the so-called “Fair Districts” amendmen...
Updated: 1 months ago

Jackson: Welcome to the tea party evolution

Regarding the tea party, the moment seems appropriate to resurrect Mark Twain's legendary response to rumors of his death. Such reports are exaggerated, perhaps greatly. ...
Updated: 1 months ago
Jackson: Crist’s Cuba visit would send a message

Jackson: Crist’s Cuba visit would send a message

It’s traveling season once more for restless Americans, especially those sick to death of “staycations” and one-tank getaways. With a little more jingle in our pockets and wanderlust in our eyes, AAA says we’re ready to hi...
Updated: 1 months ago
Jackson: Weatherford still coy on what's next

Jackson: Weatherford still coy on what's next

WESLEY CHAPEL — Over scrambled eggs, turkey sausage and thin slices of broiled tomato — “That's breakfast when I'm thinking about trying to be fit,” says Will Weatherford — the ever-so-lame-duck speaker of the state Hous...
Updated: 2 months ago

Jackson: VA horrors: The Obama scandal even lefties recognize

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

Jackson: San Antonio must avoid Dade City’s bad example

Things rarely move rapidly, unexpectedly or with a sense of intrigue in San Antonio, which is among the little town’s estimable, enduring charms.
Updated: 2 months ago

Jackson: Legg sees how Legislature imitates hockey

Four weeks after the ceremonial handkerchief drop that marked the end of this year's legislative session, first-term (and second-year) state Sen. John Legg still is getting acclimated to his civilian legs. ...
Updated: 2 months ago

Jackson: Rubio’s artless dodge fogs pot debate

Getting the obligatory pun out of the way at the top, these are high times for marijuana, simultaneously the most praised and most vilified agricultural product on Planet Earth. Which is saying something at a moment in history when kudzu — cre...
Updated: 2 months ago