Home Commentary

Commentary

Lawyer up, animals!

Remember back when some Americans thought Barack Obama was the antichrist, hell-bent on wrecking everything from the oil industry to Christmas?Good times!Compared to Trump,...

Florida’s teacher shortage can be remedied by better pay

Back to school is my absolute favorite time of year. I spent a decade as a high school music teacher and band director, and...
early voting booth

Threats to our voting rights come from outside and within Florida

As the 2020 presidential election approaches, our state faces numerous challenges to a free and fair voting process. Some challenges may come from outside...

Your Florida news landscape might be about to change – a lot

UPDATE: GateHouse purchased Gannett on Monday, shortly after this column was published.Florida’s journalism picture may be about to change dramatically.A merger between America’s two...

A birthday wish for Medicaid

Today, July 30, is Medicaid’s 54th birthday and that should be a cause for celebration for all Americans. In Florida alone, Medicaid now provides...

Four awful new state laws that punish citizens

It’s never been more perilous for a Florida citizen or a local government to stand up for what they believe than it is right...

I don’t see any “white privilege,” do you?

Editor's note: This is satire.I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of all the haters.White people invented everything–Big Macs, sales tax, Spanx,...

Importing prescription drugs into Florida is more show than serious policy

During a visit to The Villages last month, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed SB 1528 into law, legislation that establishes a prescription drug importation program...

A newspaper helped victims get justice when it seemed impossible

If there’s ever any question why journalism matters, look no further than the case of Palm Beach multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein. Because of dogged investigative...

Wait, you’re not going to drink that, are you? (Or swim in it or...

The water is trying to kill you.The Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, plus Florida’s rivers and springs and lakes and streams and...

LATEST STORIES

POPULAR STORIES