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Why incumbents keep getting re-elected

It’s no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating.
Updated: 1 months ago

Vote no on Amendment 2

On behalf of the Vote No on 2 Campaign, which is dedicated to defeating the so-called medical marijuana ballot initiative which Floridians will vote on this November, the campaign firmly believes that the dangerous loopholes contained in Amendment 2 ...
Updated: 1 months ago

My German BFF

I finally landed the interview of a lifetime. After following the career of acclaimed German psychologist Dubist Ein Esel for many years, I found him behind the drive-through window at a Dairy Queen in Clearwater. His hair remains as wiry as Einstein...
Updated: 1 months ago

Are we doomed to polarization?

We Americans are trapped in a political dilemma. We all like representative democracy, but we don’t much like the way it’s performing.
Updated: 1 months ago

Historic Harbor Oaks, 100 years and counting

Clearwater is known for modern hotels, homes and high-rise condos, but many historic buildings have survived to recall the story of earlier times and the people who lived here.
Updated: 1 months ago

Grieving doesn’t mean leaving

Where do people go after they die? We know their physical body is no longer with us, but is there more to the after death experience than we know? Each religion provides its believers with an answer. In Christianity, it is heaven or hell. In Judaism,...
Updated: 1 months ago

Florida is a top state for best college value

School’s out for summer, but education is generating plenty of public discussion.
Updated: 1 months ago

Don’t get fresh with me

I just formed a think tank called Kelly’s Klassics to provide catchy advertising slogans. I figure that if Wall Street PR firms can knock down millions for lame catchphrases like “Pizza! Pizza!” for Little Caesars, it’s wo...
Updated: 1 months ago

Beach traffic is the issue, not parking

The city of Clearwater and its City Council has signaled loud and clear that it doesn’t care and outright will not listen to its constituents in regards to the problems and needs of our beautiful barrier island. It’s a clear case of an ...
Updated: 1 months ago

Arts groups win state grants, still need our help

Seeing a recent list of arts, entertainment and cultural groups approved for Florida state grants reminds us of how many such organizations we are privileged to have in the Tampa Bay area.
Updated: 2 months ago

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