Opinion

Still serving

As many already know, last week the owner of the Tampa Bay Times bought The Tampa Tribune, which has ceased publication, from the Los Angeles-based investment firm that has owned it since 2012. That deal included the Tampa Media Group, which since 20...
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Letters to the editor, May 11

Satisfied sailor
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Anti-Trump violence at rallies helping him

Donald Trump is lucky in his enemies. Every time leftist protesters disrupt one of his events or stage a riot outside, he benefits. The protests are catnip to cable TV news and provide the perfect framing for Trump’s message that only he has th...
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Letters to the editor, May 5

Deplorable
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Keep companies in health care insurance role

American workers are issuing a warning to their bosses — don’t take away our health insurance.
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Dubious record

Figures released last week by the federal government added further gloom to the post-recession economic saga. They should have, but, alas mostly didn’t, hammer home the point that much of what passes for issues and debate in the 2016 president...
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Big money leads to bad policies

The first efforts at stopping wanton pressure on politicians from wealthy self-servers came in 1832, when President Andrew Jackson, late of the $20 bill, took on the Second Bank of the United States, which spent $40,000 in an unsuccessful attempt to ...
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The outrageous AG attack on Exxon Mobil

It’s not easy to make one of the world’s biggest fossil-fuel companies a sympathetic victim, but a collection of state attorneys general, led by Eric Schneiderman of New York, has managed it.
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Medicare “test” would accelerate cancer clinic closings

For cancer patients, it’s getting harder to find access to quality, affordable care. More than 300 of the nation’s cancer clinics have closed since 2008, and roughly 400 are struggling to make ends meet, according to the Community Oncolog...
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Letters to the Editor, April 20

Gifts squandered
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