Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Letters To The Editor

Monday’s letters: Are we paying for the wrong kind of military today?

$1 trillion here and there | Letter, Sept. 16Are we buying the right defense?I am weary of politicians of all persuasions handing our military a blank check — in particular the conservatives who rail against budget deficits and want to cut discre...
Published: 09/14/18

Sunday’s letters: Many laws increase our liberty

‘General welfare’ includeshealth | Letter, Sept.15Someone will pay for itMany politicians are making Medicare for All the cornerstone of their campaign. Many think tanks even say the government will save money, but they neglect to say how.Medicar...
Published: 09/12/18
Updated: 09/14/18

Saturday’s letters: The Constitution’s promise to promote the ‘general welfare’ includes health

Medicare for All is a path to ruin | Letter, Sept. 14‘General welfare’ includes healthThe preamble of the U.S. Constitution states that in order to form a more perfect union, several things needed to be assured. One of those is to "promote the ge...
Published: 09/12/18
Updated: 09/14/18

Friday’s letters: Medicare for All might lead to Medicare for None

Nelson cautious on Gillum views | Sept. 12Medicare for All is a path to ruinThe utopian idea of Medicare for All being free health care with all the trimmings is a hoax. Sooner or later, the resources required to pay for this single-payer system ...
Published: 09/11/18
Updated: 09/13/18

Wednesday’s letters: Genshaft made USF a first choice for top students

Genshaft legacy isa stronger USF | Editorial, Sept. 11Genshaft made USF a first choiceTampa Bay is a significantly stronger business community due to the leadership of retiring USF President Judy Genshaft. With degrees from Davidson and Duke, I m...
Published: 09/07/18
Updated: 09/11/18

Pasco Letters to the Editor for Sept. 7

Re: Pedestrian deaths rising again | Sept. 7This is no surpriseIt is surprising that more people aren’t killed trying to cross U.S. 19 on foot.I often cross U.S. 19 at Flora to get to Home Depot or Holiday Mower. This involves first looking back...
Updated one month ago

Sunday’s letters: Bill Maxwell’s column reminds us how far we have yet to go

Updated one month ago

Saturday’s letters: The August letter of the month concerns the changed locked-down atmosphere at schools

August’s letter of the monthThe winning letter addressed changes in school security and atmosphereFirst day of school a scary time nowMonday morning we took our youngest child to start her school life proper. It was bittersweet and tugged on my heart...
Updated one month ago

Monday’s letters: What should happen to those who failed to keep Jordan safe?

Why was Jordan backwith mother? | Editorial, Sept. 7Why wasn’t guardian heeded?As a former guardian ad litem in Hillsborough County, I was hit hard by the death of Jordan Belliveau. Florida continues to have issues with children dying in the care...
Updated one month ago

Friday’s letters: This is not the way democracy is supposed to work

White House fires backat anonymous column | Sept. 6It’s not the way democracy worksIn the anonymous op-ed published by the New York Times, the writer claims, "We fully recognize what is happening. And we are trying to do what’s right even when Do...
Updated one month ago