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Thursday, Nov 27, 2014

Letter of the Day

Letter of the day: Obama sets dangerous precedent

The “Obama Precedent” is in place, and was set in all the waivers/exemptions to Obamacare. Suppose a future Congress passes a stringent environmental bill, and the president signs it. He could just waive any or all of its provisions, an...
Updated: 4 hours ago

Letter of the day: Support John F. Germany Library’s future

I’ve been following with interest the story about the recent release of the John F. Germany Library study and considerations about the future of Tampa’s main library branch. My husband and I led the design of the John F. Germany Public ...
Published: 11/25/14

Working together to help our children

In a time of divisive politics, it is refreshing to see Republicans and Democrats agree that we must take care of our nation’s children.
Published: 11/25/14

Letter of the Day: A must-read for all Americans

Regarding “Democracy no more” (Your Views, Nov. 17):
Published: 11/24/14

Letter of the day: Autumn in the Gulf of Mexico

It was a sunny late autumn afternoon, and we were paddling our kayak among the wild outer keys of the 10,000 Islands just off Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. We saw an odd shape coming toward us across the bay. It was not until it came closer ...
Published: 11/23/14

Letter of the Day: 12 things home appraisers won’t tell you

Regarding “10 things home appraisers won’t tell you” (The Wall Street Journal, Business, Nov. 16): Since I am a real estate agent in the Tampa Bay area, I was very interested in the article. However, there were two very important...
Published: 11/22/14

Letter of the Day: Don’t let powerful polluters win war on pollution

Regarding “Death by dirty water: Storm runoff a risk for fish” (Nov. 17):
Published: 11/21/14

Letter of the Day: The plight of Crimean Tatars

As we approach Dec. 10 — International Human Rights Day — the human rights of the Crimean Tatar people continue to be blatantly violated by the Russian authorities in occupied Crimea (part of Ukraine seized by Russia this year). On Nov....
Published: 11/20/14

Letter of the day: Zoo workers respond to despicable act

I generally keep my opinions to myself, but after reading “Zoo hospital’s first patient: Fla. panther” (Metro, Nov. 15) about the Lowry Park Zoo hospital I felt compelled to write. What an exceptional endeavor by all who work at ...
Published: 11/18/14

Letter of the day: State’s shaky sinkhole laws need repair

Last week we saw another devastating sinkhole strike our region. It becomes national news, it gains the attention of local and state government officials and resources are applied to study and fix the catastrophic problem. Fortunately, the majority o...
Published: 11/18/14