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District made for race, party cheats voters

Circuit Judge Terry P. Lewis ruled last week in Tallahassee that two Central Florida congressional districts were unconstitutional, “made a mockery” of the voter-approved “Fair Districts” amendment and must be redrawn. Thi...
Published: 07/15/14
Clinton, Obama are no life lines for Crist

Clinton, Obama are no life lines for Crist

Most voters who are paying attention know Charlie Crist has a Barack Obama problem. What they may not realize is that he has an emerging Hillary Clinton problem, too.
Published: 07/14/14
Updated: 07/15/14

A cynical, horrifying assault on the First Amendment

Tom Jackson's The Right Stuff blog updates throughout the week at TBO.com.
Published: 07/13/14
Updated: 07/14/14
Immense TopGolf megaplex underway in Brandon

Immense TopGolf megaplex underway in Brandon

Above all else, Drew Boatman thought business columnist Richard Mullins should remember one phrase after touring the massive TopGolf construction site: “Cryo-cooled beer circulation system.”
Published: 07/14/14
Immense TopGolf megaplex underway in Brandon

Immense TopGolf megaplex underway in Brandon

Above all else, Drew Boatman thought I should remember one phrase after touring the massive TopGolf construction site: “Cryo-cooled beer circulation system.”
Published: 07/13/14
Danke and auf wiedersehen

Danke and auf wiedersehen

In his last regularly scheduled column, Steve Otto takes time to thank the people most important to him -- including his readers.
Published: 07/13/14

New stadium not all a team needs

The 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be Tuesday at Target Field in Minneapolis. It follows the recent pattern of the MLB rewarding club owners who build new ballparks or renovate old ones. A national TV audience will get a chance to see ...
Published: 07/13/14
Noodling with a more buoyant plan

Noodling with a more buoyant plan

SAN ANTONIO — Everything Bill Schroder learned from three years as commissioner of a charity golf tournament with an unwieldy name fits, appropriately, in a mollusk shell. Which is appropriate, because, all in all, he’d rather go scallo...
Published: 07/11/14

Dockery: State lessons in accountability and transparency

Gov. Rick Scott created the Department of Economic Opportunity to symbolize his focus on job creation, attracting new industry and reducing unemployment.
Published: 07/10/14
Updated: 07/11/14

Governments grow; Pasco delivers proof

The first draft of the latest Pasco County budget, including appendices, stretches 327 eye-glazing pages, and it probes such topics as interfund transfers, contingencies and object codes. It is, in other words, not what anyone would mistake for a bea...
Published: 07/11/14