Now that some time has passed since the Florida Legislature produced a state budget and the governor cut $461 million from it, we're starting to see the results.
There seems to be a lot more talk in Washington and in political operative circles around the country about the prospect of Vice President Joe Biden running for president in 2016. Interesting.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, never one to avoid a good fight, tried to undercut Justice Stephen Breyer by suggesting that federal judges don't face everyday violence.
But wait …
Perhaps former Tampa City Council member Mary Mulhern expected to arrive in Pinellas County with all the adoration and folderol of Elizabeth Taylor sitting upon a massive sedan chair atop the shoulders of slaves entering Rome in Cleopatra.
With the arrival of Janet Dougherty to lead the Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission, Ronald Reagan's famous axiom about "trust, but verify" was never more timely —or relevant.
One of the key functions of the Tax Collector's Office is to renew and provide related services for automobile tags. Each month, our office mails out renewal notices for tags that will expire on any given customer's date of birth in the following month. Customers have the option to renew tags either in person, online or …
Since I announced my candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination a few months ago, the groundswell of support has been overwhelming.
I proudly consider myself a child of the South. I've lived south of the Mason-Dixon Line nearly my entire life with a few exceptions, including a couple of months in Pennsylvania, where I was born. My parents were both born and reared in the South during the civil rights era. My father is from Jacksonville, and my …
In the dire prophecies of science fiction writers and the fevered warnings of left-wing activists, big corporations will soon rule the Earth — or already do.
Fine with me.
Is America giving up on our constitutional democracy?
As it turns out, the Greek crisis ends not with a bang, but with a referendum.
As time passes, we will see the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage as the moment when we started to embrace the court as a leader in social progress, not as an institution to be feared because of the backlashes its more progressive decisions could supposedly generate.
About 8:25 a.m. Tuesday, Gov. Rick Scott's office emailed to reporters his daily schedule, which is a public record.
Somehow it is fitting that one of the leading voices in support of declaring open season on bears is Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission chairman Richard Corbett, who happens to be a shopping mall developer.
In the aftermath of Charleston, as we all wring our hands over gun laws or the lack thereof, I've been watching a series of videos by a guy named Colion Noir.
A nearly 20-year-old plan to further expand Interstate 275 through historic Tampa Heights is the source of great upset for many Tampa residents.
Justice Antonin Scalia has revealed himself as a square, that arch-nemesis of the hippie. In his dissent to Friday's 5-4 decision overturning state bans on gay marriage, Scalia included what is probably the most prominent Supreme Court mention of "hippies" ever.
In 2001, after he had the Confederate flag removed from the state Capitol, then-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was besieged with criticism. In angry email after email, critics called the decision a cave-in to political correctness and an affront to Southern pride and history.
In 1965, the City College of New York student government received a telegram from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. — one of many he sent to allies around the country — urging that if they shared his vision and commitment to equality and racial justice, they join him in Alabama for a "peaceful, nonviolent march …
It was only a few days ago that the world saw white supremacist Dylann Roof posing stone-faced with Confederate flags and license plates. Sometime after the pictures were taken, Roof allegedly shot dead nine parishioners at a historically black church in Charleston, S.C., using a legally acquired .45-caliber Glock …