Letters to the Editor

  1. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, right, said recently that the economy is growing at a healthy clip, and that has accelerated inflation.
  2. ProPublica obtained a vast trove of Internal Revenue Service data on the tax returns of thousands of the nation’s wealthiest people, covering more than 15 years, including Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.
  3. A policewoman stands at the Bregana border crossing between Croatia and Slovenia to scan QR codes on EU's digital COVID passports on June 2, 2021.
  4. Jun. 20• Letters to the Editor
    Supporters of then-President Donald Trump, from left, Barb Wiley, of Brooksville, Cindy Rhude, of Crossville, Tenn., Jean Jackson, of Stuart, and Shari Raymond, of Williston, settle into outdoor seating at The Villages Polo Club, a master-planned age-restricted community in Sumter County, Florida, before the arrival of President Donald Trump who was visiting for a Make America Great Again rally on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. The visit by the president kicks off one more sweep through the Sunshine State ahead of the election.
  5. Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Joe Biden meet for talks at the Villa La Grange in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 16, 2021.
  6. The Hillsborough County Public Schools' Instructional Service Center
  7. Gov. Ron DeSantis gestures as he speaks Monday at the Shul of Bal Harbour, a Jewish community center in Surfside.
  8. Jun. 16• Letters to the Editor
    Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan addresses people in the audience during a Citizens Review Board meeting at the Tampa Convention Center on June 23, 2020.
  9. Jun. 15• Letters to the Editor
    Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, speaks during a game of bridge following the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting in Omaha, Neb.  The richest 25 Americans pay less in tax — 15.8% of adjusted gross income — than many ordinary workers do, once you include taxes for Social Security and Medicare, the nonprofit investigative journalism organization ProPublica found this month.
  10. Jun. 14• Letters to the Editor
    In May 2020, farmworkers harvest beans during the coronavirus outbreak in Homestead. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
  11. Jun. 13• Letters to the Editor
    Vice President Kamala Harris participates in a roundtable with Guatemalan community and civil society leaders to continue conversations about how best to address the root causes of migration at Universidad del Valle de Guatemala in Guatemala City on June 7, 2021.
  12. The Florida State Board of Education discusses barring "critical race theory" from K-12 classrooms during a meeting June 10, 2021, in Jacksonville.
  13. A bald eagle grabs a fish from the Susquehanna River in Maryland. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
  14. Jun. 10• Letters to the Editor
    Liberated prisoners walk out of Buchenwald concentration camp after being freed by U.S. Army troops in April 1945. A New York Times dispatch from April 18, 1945, said: "German civilians, 1,200 of them, were brought from the neighboring city of Weimar today to see for themselves the horror, brutality and human indecency perpetrated against the ‘neighbors’ at the infamous Buchenwald concentration camp." From Times files.
  15. An AR-15 is like a pocket knife?
  16. A St. Petersburg voter enters the Lake Vista Recreation Center on the day of the Florida presidential primary, March 17, 2020.
  17. Shouldn't we be learning about our history good and bad? Isn't that a form of learning from our mistakes, of being "woke"?
  18. Deputy Cheryl Gimenez, left, and crisis response specialist Brittany DeFiore, with the expanded Mental Health Unit at the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, walk to the home of an 11-year-old girl who reported she was feeling suicidal over bullying she is receiving at school on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, in Clearwater. The unit, which pairs mental/behavioral health professionals with deputies to respond to certain calls. eventually took the girl to an area hospital on an involuntary Baker Act.
  19. Florida as seen from space.
  20. Tampa Mayor Jane Castor speaks at the Resilient Tampa press event on May 27 at the Sulphur Springs Pool Complex in Tampa.
  21. A marble statues of ancient Greek philosopher Plato is seen on a plinth in front of the Athens Academy, as the Greek flag flies. Greece's illustrious ancient thinkers built the foundations of Western scholarship. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
  22. The Declaration of Independence, painted in 1819 by John Trumbull.
  23. Tampa Mayor Jane Castor speaks at the Resilient Tampa press event on May 27 at the Sulphur Springs Pool Complex in Tampa where Castor and the city’s sustainability and resilience officer unveiled a “road map” to the city's future. The 58-point plan seeks to address climate change, poverty, racism, affordable housing, transportation and employment opportunities for residents.