Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Letters

Saturday’s letters: Perils of self-driving cars

Law behind the wheel | April 2The perils of self-driving vehiclesThanks to the Times for warning us. "Autonomous vehicles" are robots that weigh about 2 tons, they are experimental in nature, and they are driving on our Florida roads. They could ...
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Friday’s letters: Bus service to airport falls short

Bus line will carry riders directly to TIA | March 14Bus service to airport falls shortThe Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority plans to establish direct bus service to Tampa International Airport "on the cheap" by adding a new TIA bus stop to the...
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Thursday’s letters: Securing an affordable water supply

March Letter of the MonthThe winning letter addressed gun legislation.Gun laws: a matter of proportion The debate is not about the right to bear arms. It is about which arms make sense to sell to and be owned by the general public — which arms (and w...
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Wednesday’s letters: Give veterans a choice of care

Veterans deserve reforms, not politics | March 31, commentaryGive veterans care choicesAs a disabled veteran eligible for VA health care, I have chosen private care covered by health insurance and out-of-pocket payments. I have been a patient at ...
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Tuesday’s letters: Congressmen say they listen, but don’t

Quiet caucus says focus is constituents | April 1Despite claim, they don’t listenFlorida’s GOP congressmen all sing from the same songbook in this report. They are only trying to "work for their constituents." Perhaps they should ask their consti...
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Letters to the Editor for April 6

Help for Pasco’s Hungry | March 30, C.T. Bowen columnC.T. Bowen’s column regarding "Help for Pasco’s Hungry" is much appreciated.Pasco County has approximately 500,000 residents, about 28 percent of them being senior citizens. Many of these senio...
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Monday’s letters: The problem with low teacher pay

Affordable living for teachersMarch 30, Miami Herald editorialThe problem of low teacher payThe fact that many teachers are paid too little to even acquire some kind of home near where they teach demonstrates the depth of the more basic problem: that...
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Sunday’s letters: Restoring felons’ rights should be rare

Florida’s shame is national punch line | March 29, John Romano columnRights restoration should be rareJohn Romano suggests that what is important is how Florida stacks up against other states vis-a-vis the percentage of felons who have their voti...
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Saturday’s letters: Affordable housing in short supply

Largo woman has housing voucher, but no place to call home | March 27 $500 million vision of Midtown Tampa | March 29Shortage of affordable housingTwo front-page articles this week starkly contrast the availability of housing in Tampa Bay. Th...
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Friday’s letters: Second Amendment is obsolete

The case for repealing the 2nd Amendment | March 29, commentarySecond Amendment is obsoleteI also support declaring the Second Amendment obsolete. The amendment allowed members of the militia to keep their weapons at home rather than require each...
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