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Saturday, Jul 26, 2014

Editorials

Editorial: Judge’s ruling confirms redistricting sham

Voters who supported the “Fair Districts” amendments in 2010 should feel violated by the Florida legislators who presided over a redistricting process that appears to have cast aside the will of the people to further selfish political i...
Published: 07/12/14

Editorial: Synthetic pot ordinance an effective tool

A county ordinance passed to curb the insidious spread of synthetic pot is proving to be an effective tool.
Published: 07/10/14

Editorial: Clearing the way for neighborhood revival

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and members of Tampa City Council are wise to want to tap the development potential of city land near the Hillsborough River in an urban neighborhood in need of revival.
Published: 07/10/14

Editorial: New law takes aim at data breaches that expose your personal information

Computer breaches put millions of Americans at risk every year to cyber thieves who hack into databases for passwords, PIN numbers, Social Security numbers and other personal information.
Published: 07/09/14

Editorial: Terrorism’s mystery man

For years, it seemed that we all knew everything we needed to know about Osama bin Laden, including, importantly, what he looked like. We want to know what our foe looks like.
Published: 07/08/14

Editorial: Put spending in deep freeze

Federal spending is always a target for those of us who believe Washington is too generous with other people’s money. But even the most liberal among us must look askance at some of our government’s spending practices.
Published: 07/07/14

Protect Tampa Bay and cruise ship industry

With the cruise ship industry now building massive megaships that won’t fit under the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, Port Tampa Bay officials rightly want to explore ways to keep from being squeezed out of the market.
Published: 07/06/14

Editorial: Don’t snuff out cigar industry

Arbitrary U.S. Food and Drug Administration rules may extinguish Tampa’s last cigar factory.
Published: 07/05/14

Editorial: Honor the Fourth by resolving to vote

For the people of any country, independence — that is, the freedom to control their own destiny — is an absolutely essential aspect of their national identity.
Published: 07/04/14

Editorial: By looking outside VA, Obama on right leadership path

Robert McDonald wasn’t on anyone’s radar as President Obama searched for someone to take command of the troubled U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Published: 07/03/14