Monday, December 11, 2017
Opinion

Editorial cartoons for Dec. 7

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.

     
       
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Ruth: Legislation turns crime victims into criminals

Ruth: Legislation turns crime victims into criminals

We have entered into the period shortly before the start of the 2018 Florida legislative session that might be described as Daffy Time in Tallahassee.This is that golden moment when state legislators endeavor to file bills that are, well, plainly goo...
Updated: 8 hours ago
PolitiFact Florida: Does Andrew Gillum want to make Florida a sanctuary state?

PolitiFact Florida: Does Andrew Gillum want to make Florida a sanctuary state?

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is using the controversial topic of sanctuary cities to drum up Republican support in his bid for governor. At a campaign stop in Jacksonville, Putnam warned voters that one of his Democratic opponents wa...
Published: 12/11/17

Another voice: Privacy in the internet age

How much information about you is on your cellphone? Likely the most intimate details of your life: photographs, internet searches, text and email conversations with friends and colleagues. And though you might not know it, your phone is constantly c...
Updated: 8 hours ago

Romano: Fighting the man to the tune of $16 million

This is a story of lawsuits and precedents. Developers and politicians. It’s a story of one staggering court award, and one stupefying reversal.But we’re going to ignore all of that for a moment, and instead go to what the story is really about.To a ...
Published: 12/09/17
Editorial: Grand jury could force reforms of juvenile justice system

Editorial: Grand jury could force reforms of juvenile justice system

Confronted with documentation of sanctioned brutality and sexual abuse in Florida’s juvenile detention centers, the reaction from Gov. Rick Scott’s administration was defensive and obtuse. So it’s welcome news that Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Editorial cartoons for Dec. 12

Editorial cartoons for Dec. 12

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.
Updated: 8 hours ago

Column: There was no peace process for Trump to destroy

My New York Times colleagues captured well the Palestinian and Arab reaction to President Donald Trump’s official recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel: "An explosion of violence could still come," they wrote, "but so far there is somethi...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Column: Tiny Tim’s GoFundMe

Column: Tiny Tim’s GoFundMe

e_SSLqAt this festive season of the year, Mr. Scrooge," said the gentleman, taking up a pen, "it is more than usually desirable that we should make some slight provision for the poor and destitute, who suffer greatly at the present time. Many thousan...
Published: 12/08/17

Column: Why would we abandon Trump? He’s doing what he said he would do.

HILLSBORO, Ohio — A year removed from our newspaper’s endorsement of Donald Trump for president, the most frequent question I get is from Trump critics asking whether I regret the endorsement.The question is reflective of a similar theme often direct...
Published: 12/08/17
Dan Ruth: ‘Interpreter’ did Tampa no favors

Dan Ruth: ‘Interpreter’ did Tampa no favors

Let us be perfectly clear. Or perhaps not.This was supposed to be a sort of moment of triumph for Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan, who was given the top job full-time while in the tense investigation to solve the serial killer murders of four people i...
Published: 12/08/17