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Traditional early contest states are no way to pick our next president

On Monday, The Wall Street Journal published an article quoting a supporter of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on how unimportant winning the Iowa caucus was to the potential presidential candidate.
Published: 03/19/15
COLUMN

Negative council campaign raises more questions than answers

If Jackie Toledo wins a runoff to represent District 6 on the Tampa City Council, she may well prove to be an outstanding public servant. She seems to have most of the bases covered. On her website, she makes sure we know she is an engineer, business...
Published: 03/18/15
Buckshot the mullet man a disappearing breed
COLUMN

Buckshot the mullet man a disappearing breed

My buddy Bill Moore was going to get about 20 pounds of mullet from someone called Buckshot and figured he was somebody I might like to meet.
Published: 03/16/15
COLUMN

GOP should be wary about what it just unleashed

The once-august U.S. Senate has become a Romper Room filled with squabbling children 15 minutes overdue for a nap. It won’t be long before a cream pie in the face passes for statesmanship. Maybe it already does.
Published: 03/16/15
COLUMN

The complex draw of the Islamic State

Last fall, a team of researchers visited the MacDill Air Force Base headquarters of Special Operations Command Central, the command lead by Army Maj. Gen. Michael Nagata, to answer an important question about the popularity of the Islamic State.
Published: 03/15/15
Updated: 03/16/15
COLUMN

Tom Cotton’s #47professors posted a civics lesson, period

Anyone seeking evidence that our schools no longer effectively teach the Constitution need look no further than the hair-on-fire response to the open letter to Iran's leaders published last week above the signatures of 47 Republican senators....
Published: 03/15/15
Updated: 03/16/15
COLUMN

Hillary’s media briefing settled absolutely nothing

Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog updates throughout the week at TBO.com.
Published: 03/15/15
QBs should be asking questions
COLUMN

QBs should be asking questions

Marcus Mariota will visit the Bucs on Monday for some Face of the Franchise time.Martin Fennelly hopes his smile isn’t fake. Take it from Jameis: Bring your real one.
Published: 03/15/15
COLUMN

Agitated Nocco makes things interesting

Regarding how Pasco County should conduct its business going forward, it seems, suddenly, the last couple of months of tumult have been mere, and mild, prelude....
Published: 03/15/15
COLUMN

With Riverwalk completion near, Tampa’s stage will be fully set

A few years ago, I spent some time in San Antonio during a trip to Texas. It definitely is a fine city, but I have to be honest about one of its main attractions. When I saw its famed Riverwalk for the first time, I was under-whelmed.
Published: 03/15/15