Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Editorial cartoons for Oct. 24

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.

     
       
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Column: What Democrats can learn from Emmanuel Macron

Column: What Democrats can learn from Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron and President Donald Trump donít agree on much. Macron is a globalist; Trump is a nationalist. Macron is a free-trader; Trump just imposed protectionist tariffs on steel and aluminum. Macron wants the United States to remain in Syria;...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Bret Stephens: Bush 41, Trump, and American decline

Bret Stephens: Bush 41, Trump, and American decline

George H.W. Bush once vomited on the prime minister of Japan. It was a mortifying but innocent incident, the result of a nasty stomach bug. Donald Trump has spent the past couple of days effectively doing likewise on Franceís Emmanuel Macron.Whatís T...
Updated: 8 hours ago

Editorial: Itís up to Floridaís voters to restore felonsí civil rights now

The disappointing ruling Wednesday by a federal appeals court should erase any doubt that the decision on restoring voting rights for felons rests solely on the conscience of Florida voters. A tortured ruling by the minimum majority of a three-judge ...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Romano: Is it still environmentally conscious if itís based on a sham?

Romano: Is it still environmentally conscious if itís based on a sham?

Letís discuss biosolids waste. I promise, it wonít be gross or boring.No, this is more of a how-did-we-lose-money-again bedtime story.Our tale begins around 2006 when St. Pete officials began exploring a biosolids project. The city was eventually goi...
Published: 04/26/18
Joe Henderson: Big plans for downtown towers put cart before the horse

Joe Henderson: Big plans for downtown towers put cart before the horse

There was a time when no one here could imagine a 52-story building in what passed for downtown Tampa. Structures like that were reserved for real cities, with actual skylines and lively downtowns."Remember when Tampa rolled up its sidewalks at 5 oíc...
Published: 04/26/18

A Chicago Tribune editorial: Airbag recall leaves more than 60,000 time bombs on our roads

If you were told you were driving a car with a bomb inside, would you pull over?The Washington Post reports that more than 60,000 Honda vehicles on the road today have defective airbags that experts have referred to as "ticking time bombs," an airbag...
Updated: 8 hours ago
PolitiFact: Understanding felon voting rights restoration

PolitiFact: Understanding felon voting rights restoration

When felons leave prison, should they regain the right to vote?Thatís a question that many states have grappled with in recent decades. Florida and New York made recent headlines for policies on restoration of voting rights, and those policies have b...
Published: 04/25/18
Updated: 04/26/18
Editorial: St. Petersburgís waste-to-energy to wastefulness project

Editorial: St. Petersburgís waste-to-energy to wastefulness project

A St. Petersburg waste-to-energy plant now under construction has been billed for years as an environmentally friendly money saver. Now it looks more like a boondoggle, with the cost and mission changing on the fly. Itís yet another example of a city...
Published: 04/25/18
Updated: 04/26/18

ĎHappy hourí tax cuts may result in hangovers

Evidence is mounting that the $1.5 trillion tax-cut package enacted in December by congressional Republicans and President Donald Trump was a bad idea, not only for the long-run health of the economy but for the short-term political prospects of the ...
Published: 04/25/18
Daniel Ruth: Gridlock or not, way will be paved for new homes in New Tampa

Daniel Ruth: Gridlock or not, way will be paved for new homes in New Tampa

Oh what a difference four decades makes.When I first arrived in Tampa in 1973, the city was a vastly different place. For example, there where actual stores in downtown where you could buy stuff that didnít involve a swizzle stick. Crazy, insane stu...
Published: 04/25/18