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Wednesday, Jul 08, 2015

The Right Stuff

A politics blog by Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson's baseball card - if he had one - would report he throws left, writes right. In his columns and blog, "The Right Stuff," southpaw Jackson provides insight into the evolving human condition from a distinctly conservative point of view.

Drawing First Amendment conclusions

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On the morning after two disciples of Muhammad earned a righteous Texas rebuke over their scheme to put a violent end to a showing of cartoons depicting the founder of Islam, there is no shortage of opinion-slinging over where to draw the line on all...

Economic reality slams up against liberal fantasies

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Committed liberals are not buying the conservative narrative that emerged in the wake of Baltimore's descent into riots, looting and arson last week. That is, what we witnessed was the news-making manifestation of 50 almost unbroken years of Democrat...

San Francisco’s minimization actualization

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Committed liberals are not buying the conservative narrative that emerged in the wake of Baltimore's descent into riots, looting and arson last week. That is, what we witnessed was the news-making manifestation of 50 almost unbroken years of Democrat...

The Baltimore conflagration manifestation

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As smoldering Baltimore slips back into a - knock wood - restless peace, the one thing you are not allowed to do, apparently, is hint about the roots of what has gone wrong there, and that those roots might share their DNA with the troubles vexing so...

When “life-changing” means “slush fund”

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The more The Right Stuff hears about the Clinton Foundation, the more it likes Bill Schroder. C'mon, you know. Bill Schroder. The former Tampa-based Publix executive who, in retirement, has so thoroughly turned himself over to philanthropy, he doesn'...

Hillary’s problems go nuclear

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About that boast made on behalf of Clinton boosters and partisans defending the family's foundation during Hillary Clinton's years as secretary of state, and vice-versa. Remember: There couldn't possibly be any problems with donations and donors and ...

Hillary’s problems go nuclear

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About that boast made on behalf of Clinton boosters and partisans defending the family's foundation during Hillary Clinton's years as secretary of state, and vice-versa. Remember: There couldn't possibly be any problems with donations and donors and ...

All clicks are equal, but some clicks are more equal than others

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During the Q-and-A portion of my presentation to a Pasco County political group recently, I declared the primary reason I leaned toward favoring local government structural change is because an editorialist for a rival publication was against it....

False accusers amid the ‘rape culture’

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Without getting into the veracity of widely reported statistics regarding campus rape, or breaking down into a squabble about what percentage of the time women fudge their stories about unwanted sexual contact, can we agree this does not help?...

Fixing our annual taxation complication irritation

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