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What good is an apology

An apology is saying the right thing after doing the wrong thing, and an unkind word cannot ever be retracted.
Published: 10/02/14

Just for Grins — Tricks with limericks

I just received a rejection letter from a top official at the University of Iowa’s Division of Imagination & Original Thought. It stated that my entries into their annual poetry competition had been summarily rejected due to a “severe r...
Updated: 1 months ago
Sheriff urges ‘No’ vote on Amendment 2

Sheriff urges ‘No’ vote on Amendment 2

This fall we will have an opportunity to vote on Amendment 2 – a proposal allowing for the open sale and smoking of marijuana throughout Florida via physician recommendation. Many residents have asked my position on this issue and I would like...
Updated: 1 months ago

Just for Grins -- A monopoly on monotony

I attended my first City of Clearwater council meeting last week. Accordingly, I have contacted Governor Scott with a recommendation for amending Florida's constitution to require those convicted of a capital crime to choose their punishment in one o...
Updated: 1 months ago

Why only two percent of people run for office?

When voters nationally are asked, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country today, the answer is disheartening. According to the Pew Research Center, 66 percent of respondents are dissatisfied, twice as many as t...
Updated: 1 months ago

LETTER TO EDITOR: CMA guilty of bait and switch

CMA guilty of bait and switch
Updated: 1 months ago

The summer of our discontent

Despite these last few months of hot and lazy days, it’s been hard not to notice a cold political wind blowing through the country. The magazine Foreign Affairs captured it with its latest cover, a mockup of a travel poster featuring a crumbli...
Updated: 1 months ago

Yes, it does cost less to live in Florida

When you spend $100 in Florida, your money goes a whole lot farther than in high-cost areas such as New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, the District of Columbia and northern Virginia.
Updated: 2 months ago

Put the law on your side

It’s extremely comforting that so many local law firms stand ready to aid us in troubled times.
Updated: 2 months ago

Cultivate your ignorance

In the most ambiguous sense, ignorance is defined as a lack of knowledge or information.
Updated: 2 months ago

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