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Friday, Oct 31, 2014

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Jon Bayless: U.S. Navy a ready, flexible force

Jon Bayless: U.S. Navy a ready, flexible force

The U.S. Navy celebrated its 239th birthday this month.
Published: 10/26/14

What’s happen to our country’s resolve?

When this writer was 3 years old, the Empire of Japan devastated Battleship Row of the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor.
Published: 10/26/14

Troop removals not necessarily bad for MacDill

At first blush, removing American troops from Afghanistan and the Middle East might seem bad for MacDill Air Force Base and Tampa. MacDill houses the U.S. military’s Central Command (CENTCOM), which is responsible for Afghanistan and the Middl...
Published: 10/26/14

John McCarron: Go paperless? Spare me the pain

Automatic bill payment. Paperless billing. Easy and secure online transaction.
Published: 10/25/14

Richard Rende: A generation without chores

I recently moderated a talk for a colleague of mine, who was addressing a large group of parents. She asked me to hand out a time wheel, which listed a variety of activities that could comprise a typical day in the life of a kid today. She instructed...
Published: 10/25/14

Michael Barone: Does the end of history result in political decay?

Francis Fukuyama picked an auspicious publication date for his latest book, “Political Order and Political Decay.” The news is full of stories of political decay: the Centers for Disease Control and Ebola; the Department of Veterans Aff...
Published: 10/24/14

Michael Gerson: For the GOP, no victory lap

WASHINGTON — On the theory that chickens should not only be counted before they hatch but killed, let us consider the downsides for Republicans of winning both houses of Congress.
Published: 10/22/14

Mike Fasano: Under Gov. Scott, it’s ‘Utilities Gone Wild’

Elections matter. The outcome of the governor’s race will determine who’s on your side when it comes to keeping your electric bill low, advancing clean energy — such as solar power — and tackling the climate change challen...
Published: 10/22/14

Al Hutchison: Some good news in the Muslim world we should take note of

Having worked as a journalist all my adult life, I recognize that not every news event can be deemed worthy of coverage; editors have only so much space or time at their disposal.
Published: 10/22/14

Carl Levin and James Inhofe: Why Ukraine should have U.S. weapons

When Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke to a joint session of Congress last month, he thanked the United States for its assistance in confronting Russian aggression, and indeed, our country, along with our NATO allies, has done much. But Poro...
Published: 10/22/14