Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Opinion

Editorial cartoons for May 10

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.

     
             
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Ernest Hooper: Goody Goody stars in latest documentary by Tampa’s video historian

Ernest Hooper: Goody Goody stars in latest documentary by Tampa’s video historian

I don’t know if she can outrace a giant boulder, navigate perilous pitfalls to capture a hidden idol or beat back Nazi soldiers intent on evil.I’m not even sure if she can deftly handle a whip, or fit a fedora over her salt-and-pepper hair.Yet in man...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Want to feel wealthy? It will take $2.4 million.

Want to feel wealthy? It will take $2.4 million.

What would make you feel wealthy?A lot of people struggle with that question. It’s hard to know how you would feel about something you’ve never had, like say a robust stock account or a mortgage-free house.To help, Charles Schwab has come out with a ...
Updated: 3 hours ago

Who’s afraid of Nancy Pelosi?

Normally, a party that gives away $2 trillion without worrying about where the money will come from can buy itself at least a few votes. But Donald Trump’s tax cut remains remarkably unpopular, and Republicans barely mention it on the campaign trail ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Stand your ground now means we must read the mind of an accused killer

Stand your ground now means we must read the mind of an accused killer

Today, the liberals are doing a victory dance. And the conservatives are resting easier. Pinellas-Pasco State Attorney Bernie McCabe has done them all a huge favor by bringing a manslaughter charge against convenience store shooter Michael Drejka. ...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Editorial: Why stand your ground has to go

Editorial: Why stand your ground has to go

Pinellas-Pasco State Attorney Bernie McCabe made a reasonable decision to charge Michael Drejka with manslaughter in last month’s deadly Clearwater convenience store parking lot confrontation. The shooting, which erupted over use of a handicap parkin...
Published: 08/13/18
PolitiFact Florida: Gwen Graham lacks proof that Florida Gov. Rick Scott covered up Mosaic sinkhole

PolitiFact Florida: Gwen Graham lacks proof that Florida Gov. Rick Scott covered up Mosaic sinkhole

Gwen Graham says Florida needs a governor who will fight to protect clean water, unlike, she said, Gov. Rick Scott."When a sinkhole began dumping toxic water in Florida’s aquifer, Rick Scott tried to cover it up. I worked with the press to expose the...
Published: 08/13/18
Romano: Two years later, politicians still ignoring Florida voters on medical marijuana

Romano: Two years later, politicians still ignoring Florida voters on medical marijuana

The war is over, except no one in Tallahassee has bothered to read the news.And so Florida continues its daft fight against medical marijuana. All of which means patients are being left behind, voters are getting ignored, and lawyers are buying fanci...
Published: 08/11/18
The US military’s no-good, very bad tweets

The US military’s no-good, very bad tweets

The U.S. military is extremely online.Most of the Twitter accounts for the armed forces’ branches boast followings in the millions, but that’s no surprise in a country whose military capabilities are national legend. What is surprising is the way the...
Published: 08/11/18
Satire: What really happened at that Trump Tower meeting

Satire: What really happened at that Trump Tower meeting

Everybody wants to know what was said in that Trump Tower meeting with the Russians in June 2016. Well, other than the people in the room, I, Steven Yablonsky, alone know exactly what was said because I worked as a janitor in the building and was hid...
Published: 08/10/18
Updated: 08/13/18
Uber and Lyft are making traffic jams worse, not better

Uber and Lyft are making traffic jams worse, not better

Have you heard that Uber and Lyft are helping alleviate traffic congestion by getting us to give up our personal cars?That reassuring notion, nurtured by the ride-hailing services, gets repeated often. I’ve heard various forms of the bromide three ti...
Published: 08/10/18