Letter of the Day
Sunday morning in the Trib was never be the same again after Leland Hawes folded his tent and retired from writing his History and Heritage page. I was always anxious to see what the topic was that week so I could sit back and soak up Tampa history from...
7 hours ago
Chronic intrusive noise, such as from loud car stereos, can cause increased blood pressure, hypertension, heart disease, chronic fatigue, hostility, depression and other serious health problems. Temporarily hearing car stereo booms while on the road is...
I have been reading all the articles in the recent daily news and find the targeted number of waiting days to receive VA benefits laughable if it were not so pathetic.
By far the most important issue in Benghazi is not the cover up. It is the failure to make any attempt to rescue those in the consulate calling for help and left to die at the hands of a known enemy.
We are teachers at Sickles High School. This year we had the privilege of being selected for a Mosaic Foundation gardening grant through the University of Florida Agriculture Department. This was a complete honor for us, as we teach special education. We...
Regarding “Toddler died after finding loaded gun” (front page, May 9):
I find recent letters concerning the so-called Internet sales tax to be lacking in facts and full of opinion portrayed as facts.
Regarding “PE cuts a tough call for Pinellas” (Joe Henderson, Metro, May 9): In today’s push-button society where people are so sedentary school administrators are cutting PE to three days a week. Children today are under great stress. We don’t seem to...
Recently, a noted columnist wrote a touching piece about the plight of professor Deandre Poole of Florida Atlantic University. Poole, a person of faith and a dedicated teacher, was placed on administrative leave because he had the moral courage to...
I read on the Internet the other day that in Pakistan the men have decided that women cannot vote in the upcoming national election. In Afghanistan women are not allowed to go to school and get an education. In Iraq, if a woman is raped, she is punished,...
Here is a possible approach to deter the identity theft tax refund fraud that is costing our government so much money.
Sen. Marco Rubio tells Floridians we need his amnesty bill to facilitate knowing who is in our country and that the current 11 million-plus illegals will not receive welfare or food stamps in the “current” bill before the Senate.
The Hillsborough County Commission’s bad decision to trap, neuter and release 2,000 non-native cats back into neighborhoods is fraught with serious financial legal liability for the county’s taxpayers.
Economics Professor Muhammad Yunus is now only the seventh person in history to receive the Congressional Medal of Freedom as well as the Nobel Peace Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The medal was awarded to honor Professor Yunus for his many...
In his May 2nd article Michael Sasso referred to progress in the University Area Community (UAC) as sluggish. I find the description a bit misleading. Over the past nine months 70 non-profits, government agencies and businesses have joined the University...