Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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Editorial cartoons for Oct. 17

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.

     
       
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Column: America is living under minority rule

Column: America is living under minority rule

Within the next few months, Brett Kavanaugh will get a vote in the Senate to determine whether he joins the Supreme Court. In all likelihood, that vote will be close but will work out in Kavanaugh’s favor. Republicans currently have a 51-to-49 majori...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Dan Ruth: Hulk Hogan and the Boys & Girls Clubs are curious bedfellows

Dan Ruth: Hulk Hogan and the Boys & Girls Clubs are curious bedfellows

F. Scott Fitzgerald was wrong. There are indeed second acts in life, even if it involves going from being a walking geek show to being welcomed back into the steroid-inflated bosom of the fake wrestling world. A few days ago World Wrestling Entertai...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Column: The Russia watcher’s dilemma

Column: The Russia watcher’s dilemma

Russia has been in the news a lot lately. You may have noticed. It invaded Ukraine, doped the Russian Olympic team, meddled in the American elections and apparently released a deadly nerve agent in the English countryside. On top of all that, it seem...
Published: 07/18/18
Editorial: Sacrificing two kayaks and a Toyota for free speech

Editorial: Sacrificing two kayaks and a Toyota for free speech

Maggy Hurchalla joked this spring that all she could offer a billionaire who won a $4.4 million judgment against her after she exercised her free speech rights were "two kayaks and an aging Toyota.’’ The billionaire didn’t laugh. This week, Martin Co...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Tash: Newsprint tariffs are hurting newspapers, local communities

Tash: Newsprint tariffs are hurting newspapers, local communities

Editor’s note: Paul Tash, chairman and CEO of the Tampa Bay Times and Times Publishing Co., spoke Tuesday before the U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington. The commission is considering whether to make permanent the recently imposed tarif...
Published: 07/17/18
Romano: Excuse me Gov. Scott, but you’re a hypocrite

Romano: Excuse me Gov. Scott, but you’re a hypocrite

Hypocrisy, thy name is Rick Scott.And, yes, I owe Shakespeare an apology.But I think Florida’s governor owes all of us an apology.This isn’t about one man’s opinion, and it isn’t about philosophical differences. This is about a politician who is publ...
Published: 07/17/18
Marco Rubio column: Congress needs long-term solution for flood insurance program

Marco Rubio column: Congress needs long-term solution for flood insurance program

If Congress fails to act, the National Flood Insurance Program will expire in two weeks, leaving those with coverage in limbo and forcing delays in real estate transactions. As Floridians continue to recover and rebuild our communities from last year...
Published: 07/16/18
Updated: 07/17/18
Editorial cartoons for July 18

Editorial cartoons for July 18

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.
Published: 07/16/18
Updated: 07/17/18
Editorial: Trump sides with Putin over America

Editorial: Trump sides with Putin over America

In one of the most surreal news conferences of our time, President Donald Trump actually stood next to Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday and called the federal investigation into Russia’s meddling into the 2016 election "a disaster for our coun...
Published: 07/16/18
Column: Trump is the ‘blame America first’ president

Column: Trump is the ‘blame America first’ president

President Donald Trump has turned the Republican Party into what Jeane J. Kirkpatrick once contemptuously branded the Democrats: "the blame America first crowd."Even by the upside-down standards of 2018, the sight of a U.S. president standing alongsi...
Published: 07/16/18