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Monday, May 04, 2015

Tom Jackson Columns

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Honesty’s encouraging resurgence

Honesty is enjoying a boomlet lately, which is both encouraging and, well, peculiar.
Updated: 3 months ago
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Reintroducing Jeb, exclamation-point worthy

The more we see of Florida’s 43rd governor — and we are seeing a lot of him lately — the more he gives every indication of getting his exclamation point back on. Jeb! Bush has in recent months done everything you’d expect ...
Updated: 3 months ago
New president was Saint Leo’s go-to guy
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New president was Saint Leo’s go-to guy

ST. LEO — Like the intricate hierarchy of any complicated institution, Saint Leo University has long maintained an emergency succession plan against the day Arthur Kirk, as he describes it, “step[s] in front of a bus.” For quite ...
Updated: 3 months ago
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Obama’s prayerful gibberish

I don’t know how it would fit, exactly, in this liturgical mushiness between Epiphany and the threshold of Lent, but in the aftermath of President Barack Obama’s eyebrow-arching remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, is t...
Updated: 3 months ago