President Obama once joked about Speaker of the House John Boehner's perpetual “orange” tan.
It seems that every time there’s an event in the Tampa Bay area that draws a significant number of out-of-town visitors, the promoters stress the “economic impact” it will have on the local economy. The numbers, for the most part...
The interesting thing about being a columnist is the assumption that you can become somewhat of an expert on just about any topic. You are supposed to know a little bit about a lot of things but not necessarily much about anything.
For 10 days, the Rays played like they were supposed to play this season, that or they were master illusionists, enough to invoke “anything is possible.” That said, Martin Fennelly says, the Rays still face huge odds as they try to climb back into contention.
Clearing out the desk in my last full week is a slow process, largely because I keep finding things I’d forgotten.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Steve Otto's column on Sunday, July 13, will be his final offering as a full-time columnist following a remarkable 45-year run at what he calls “Mother Trib.” But Steve won't disappear from these pages. Rather than his curr...
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, which allows “closely held” businesses to deny paying for contraceptives through company-sponsored health coverage, is, depending on your political leanings, a victory for religio...
Among the best things about the modern world of social media is we no longer have to guess what our political opposites are thinking — using the term expansively, because in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court's aggressively misinterpreted ...
WESLEY CHAPEL — The problem with the movie “America” is not its rather long and somewhat misleading subtitle. No. The problem with “America: Imagine The World Without Her” is it's unlikely to be seen by those to whom the...
Independence was a core principle for the Founding Fathers, as we know from all of the Fourth of July celebrations this week. It's in that spirit of independence that I come this morning to praise your state legislators.