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Saturday, Apr 19, 2014

Tom Jackson

Jackson: Next toll road town hall, no delaying the best part

LAND O’ LAKES — Next time somebody gets the bright idea to hold a town hall meeting, Pasco County officials could save everybody a lot of heartache (and, if they decide to hold it in another high school gymnasium, butt-ache) if they...
Updated: 1 months ago

The Right Stuff: The fine print on that Social Security ‘guarantee’

Tom Jackson’s conservative opinion column is published each Sunday. The Right Stuff blog is updated throughout the week at tbo.com/tomjackson/
Updated: 1 months ago

Jackson: The simple joys of saving daylight

I like daylight saving time. There, I’ve said it.
Updated: 1 months ago

Jackson: Fake diploma shows hard lessons of corner-cutting

A long, long time ago, in a state far, far away, I learned the hard way that both the philosophers and Bruce Williams were right. Philosophers tell us that while its lessons are dearly won, experience is the only reliable teacher. Williams, the longt...
Updated: 1 months ago

Jackson: Weighing chump factor vs. red-light camera foes

Jeff Brandes, the woodshed candidate from a couple of election cycles ago, has had it with Florida’s red-light cameras. The GOP state senator from St. Petersburg says they’re sneaky, arbitrary, rife with abuse and don’t deliver o...
Updated: 1 months ago

The Right Stuff: Flags banned, ACA angst fanned, immigration policy– bland

Tom Jackson’s conservative opinion column is published each Sunday. The Right Stuff blog is updated throughout the week at tbo.com/tomjackson/
Updated: 1 months ago

Jackson: Lining up Speaker Weatherford’s last acts

WESLEY CHAPEL — It’s the first Sunday of March, and in 2014 that can mean only one thing: Speaker of the House Will Weatherford’s Parade of Last Acts is queued and ready to step off.
Updated: 1 months ago
Jackson: Legg seeks solutions, not headlines

Jackson: Legg seeks solutions, not headlines

ZEPHYRHILLS — Understand this about John Legg, the second-year Republican state senator from Trinity: At some point during any visit with him, he will stray into the tall grass. That, after all, is where the solutions lurk. ...
Updated: 1 months ago
Jackson: Still waiting for answers about unarmed motorist stopped in Maryland

Jackson: Still waiting for answers about unarmed motorist stopped in Maryland

More than a month ago, I promised to update the tale of the Filippidis family, the Hudson folks waylaid on Dec. 30 for the better part of two hours along southbound Interstate 95 in Maryland while transportation agency police officers searched their ...
Updated: 1 months ago

The Right Stuff: Beware well-meaning bureaucrats and cock-sure presidents

Tom Jackson’s conservative opinion column is published each Sunday. The Right Stuff blog is updated throughout the week on TBO.com at tbo.com/tomjackson/
Updated: 1 months ago