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Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015

Tom Jackson Columns

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Top-secret emails shine troublesome light on Clinton’s campaign

Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog updates throughout the week at TBO.com.
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Clerks also must render unto Caesar

There’s a tempest stirring the historically tranquil northeastern Kentucky town of Morehead, one that was most likely inevitable. After all, the storm system that provoked it — the U.S. Supreme Court’s June ruling in Obergefell v...
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Don’t wait for disaster to stock up

SAN ANTONIO — If recent events have taught us nothing else, it’s that it doesn’t take a hurricane, or even a particularly robust tropical storm, to create a meteorological disaster....
Updated one month ago
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What ‘choice’ crowd gets so very wrong

Here’s how you know a member of the oh-so-enlightened pro-“choice” caucus has both been cornered and also knows next to nothing about the horrific practice he defends: He accuses abortion opponents of being nothing but pro-birthe...
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Marco’s my ideological match, but he’s not my candidate

Last week, for grins, I clicked on one of those quizzes that pop up occasionally on Facebook, each claiming to disclose, based on a handful of carefully crafted questions (pause to laugh), some deep and compelling secret about the quiz-taker.
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Maximizing dash to full automation

Increasingly, and at a canter if not an outright gallop, America’s service economy is becoming a self-service economy. There’s scarcely a transaction remaining in our digital age that hasn’t been infected by the do-it-yourself bu...
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Swept away by internet intolerance

Your college experience needn’t have been enhanced by the late, legendary Knocky Parker’s “Classics of Silent Film” course at the University of South Florida to know that intolerance has been a part of the human drama for ...
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Preserve Charlie Hustle’s sad, earned fate

Another Baseball Hall of Fame ceremony has come and gone, and again Pete Rose’s name has not been called. Again, former players whose achievements pale by comparison have been enshrined. And again, fans have called for an end to the injustice....
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Tax hike shows who runs Pasco

Whatever else you want to say about last week’s decision by Pasco County commissioners to hike, ever so slightly, property taxes, begin here: It’s bold....
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Meet your new land-use commission

The best thing to be said for the latest menace to roll out of the White House — and this is stretching the aphorism about ill winds — is that many local governments will reap great savings in their planning departments....
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