January 21, 2003
Editorial: Pewter pride
The Tampa Bay Bucs have brought our community together in ways that could pay dividends long after the excitement of Super Bowl XXXVII has passed.
Editorial: The rising voices against war
The antiwar rallies across the United States over the weekend were striking for their diversity. Besides the usual pacifists and aging hippies and Hollywood celebrities, the protesters cut across lines of class and race and included teenagers, parents, grandparents and veterans raising their voices against military action that to them would be as wrong as it is probable.
Lawmakers must be good stewards of all public funds
As a member of the Legislative Budget Commission, I want to respond to some of the opinions expressed in the articles and editorial (Tallahassee's fanatics, Jan. 17) written by the St. Petersburg Times regarding federal tax dollars being rejected by the commission
Ernest Hooper: Bright future for King Day speaker; pal of Jerry Rice
Kenneth Blackwell, the Ohio secretary of state, said he was somewhat surprised the Tampa Organization of Black Affairs tapped him to be the keynote speaker for Monday's 23rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Breakfast.
Jan Glidewell: Reality TV shows Fox might find tempting
Reality TV comes to Dade City?
Hubert Mizell: Buccaneer fans, this is your time
You've tuned to the conquering of Philadelphia, heard horns screaming in your neighborhood, seen Tampa Bay skies charged by fireworks and experienced an unprecedented gushing of community pride that gloriously spilled along Florida's left coast from the Keys to Cedar Key.
Gary Shelton: Raiders full of disdain for Chucky
SAN DIEGO -- Talk about our elections. Go ahead. Everyone else does.
John Romano: Dungy's fingerprints remain on team he sculpted
SAN DIEGO -- Forget about arguing. It is no longer necessary.
Taking jobs, alienating customers
For weeks Americans have been told that the outsourcing of high-tech jobs is good for our economy. So said Greg Mankiw, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers in a recent report signed by President Bush. So, too, writes Thomas Friedman of the New York Times in articles praising the rise of call centers in India used for everything from making airline reservations and reading medical X-ray films to providing tech support for American computer firms.
Philip Gailey: Democrats fall off campaign finance reform wagon
Well, what do you know. Soft money is back, and it's making hypocrites of all those Democrats who fervently championed the McCain-Feingold campaign reform law, not to mention those Republicans who objected to the law's restrictions on issue advocacy.
Bill Maxwell: Who is for the farm worker?
Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is touting legislation to improve the lives of Florida's 300,000-plus farm workers, who endure institutional and systemic injustices each day in our fields and groves and their personal lives.
Robyn E. Blumner: For some defendants, an American gulag
In Bernard Malamud's masterpiece The Fixer, inmate Yakov Bok was subjected to psychological torture in a Soviet gulag through the humiliations of constant shackling and repeated strip searches.
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