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Monday, Oct 20, 2014

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COLUMN

Time to stop cluttering constitution

Back in the spring, I suggested in this space that local residents attend a seminar at St. Petersburg College on the medical marijuana amendment on the ballot this coming election. I also suggested that I likely would vote in favor of it.
Published: 10/12/14
Devoid of discipline, Bucs looking to get it together
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Devoid of discipline, Bucs looking to get it together

TAMPA — It’s the kind of slop that helps make a football team 1-4. And 4-12.
Published: 10/11/14
COLUMN

What’s the point in voting? Someone, please show us

Other than the entrenched establishment on either side of the aisle and the sycophantic zombies who blindly support them, the upcoming elections are looked upon by almost every other American with pure dread.
Published: 10/11/14
Bolts will go where Bishop takes them
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Bolts will go where Bishop takes them

Yes, there’s Steven Stamkos, a true star, and all the smaller stars around him. There’s added help on the back line. There are new faces. But, Martin Fennelly writes, the Lightning will probably be only as good as goaltender Ben Bishop is.
Published: 10/10/14
COLUMN

Don’t bail on same-sex marriage law

No sooner did the U.S. Supreme Court decline to hear any of the appeals sought by states eager to settle, once and for all, the constitutionality of their traditional marriage provisions than the usual suspects hopped all over Rick Scott and Pam Bond...
Published: 10/10/14
Don't plan Lightning victory parade yet
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Don't plan Lightning victory parade yet

The Lightning are back, and fans can't wait to anoint Lightning coach Jon Cooper and his lads, including talk of the Stanley Cup. Martin Fennelly warns them to relax and stop planning parade routes.
Published: 10/09/14
COLUMN

‘No More Che Day’ a refreshing dose of reality

Be it in Tampa or just about anywhere in the country, it’s almost impossible to walk onto a college campus and not spot a student wearing a Che Guevara shirt in solidarity with the disenfranchised of the world. What is more troubling, pathetic...
Published: 10/09/14
COLUMN

Treon Harris suspension represents climate change

TAMPA — The story isn’t new, an athlete being investigated in connection with a sexual assault. We’ve said it before: Only the names change.
Published: 10/08/14
COLUMN

Bone up on the race before you vote for Jany

The political telephone calls coming to my house have gotten so bad that I hardly answer my phone these days. I usually wait until the end of the day and fast-forward through the messages.
Published: 10/08/14
COLUMN

Lessons learned from liberal throwdown over radical Islam

With all that is going on at the moment — from the Ebola media hype to the upcoming midterm elections — one of the most read stories and most watched clips in the country of late was the smack-down between liberal actor Ben Affleck and ...
Published: 10/06/14
Updated: 10/07/14