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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015

Letter of the Day

Letter of the Day: What I want to hear from the candidates

Many times the candidate who is the loudest and fastest talker wins the election. That doesn’t guarantee that we get the best candidate. Talk and slogans don’t produce a vibrant economy, battle Islamic State, solve immigration problems ...
Published: 07/28/15

Letter of the Day: The Ashley Madison lesson

The popular extramarital website Ashley Madison, which ranks Tampa third in the nation for affairs, was hacked last weekend. With a reported 37 million users, the hackers’ threat to release personal information that includes names, addresses, ...
Published: 07/27/15

Letter of the Day: Why is Hillsborough holding out on fertilizer ban?

Pinellas County has done it. St. Petersburg did it. Tampa did. And most of the communities along the Gulf Coast enacted a seasonal fertilizer ban.
Published: 07/26/15

Letter of the Day: Helping those trapped in the hell of their own minds

My son is a paranoid schizophrenic. His mother, sister, and I slowly watched a popular, happy, academically successful and extroverted teen turn into an individual who’s completely separated from reality, utterly delusional, suffering auditory...
Published: 07/25/15

Letters to the editor: World peace

World peace
Published: 07/24/15

Letter of the Day: We’re failing the mentally ill

Thank you for printing last week the tragic story of a gentleman, brilliant and educated in most exclusive schools and having a Supreme Court justice as one of his classmates, who is now homeless on the streets of Washington, D.C.
Published: 07/24/15

Letter of the Day: What recourse do citizens have?

I couldn’t agree more with Mark Ferrulo’s piece on Rick Scott’s blatant disregard for wildlife and environmental protections (“Speak up about Scott razing environmental, wildlife protections,” Other Views, July 16)....
Published: 07/23/15

Letter of the Day: Let military personnel protect themselves

I’m proud as an American to know that Gov. Rick Scott has taken the lead in protecting our men and women in the military by ordering recruiters from the National Guard to be placed at armories and to be armed in the wake of the shootings in Ch...
Published: 07/22/15

Letter of the Day: Stop the campaign rhetoric

I have no idea if the agreement reached with Iran is good or bad. The only way to know is to look back in 10 years and evaluate whether it worked.
Published: 07/21/15

Letter of the Day: Penny pinchers needed in Hillsborough government

A penny saved is a penny earned, right? That’s a life lesson your grandparents probably quipped at you more times than you care to recall. I am just wondering: Have Hillsborough’s commissioners ever heard it?
Published: 07/20/15