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Julie Delegal: Jeb Bush tacks right on child-refugee crisis

Two weeks ago Context Florida asked why former Gov. Jeb Bush remained silent...

Martin Dyckman: King Ranch scandal shows why you need newspapers

In one of Bill Mauldin’s many memorable World War II “Stars and...

Daniel Tilson: Florida needs its wealth taxes back

The 800-pound gorilla in the Tallahassee conference room with state...

Ben Pollara: Florida can show other states how to regulate medical marijuana

Florida has a long-standing rivalry with the other Sunshine State,...

Steve Kurlander: Israeli offensive in Gaza is justified warfare against terrorism

On July 12 Israeli troops entered the Gaza Strip and began their operation...

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Bruce Ritchie: If voters want new energy policy, they need to elect new legislators

Former Gov. Charlie Crist says if elected governor again in November, he...

Ben Pollara: Florida can show other states how to regulate medical marijuana

Florida has a long-standing rivalry with the other Sunshine State,...

Barney Bishop: Amendment 2 isn’t about medical marijuana; it’s about getting high

Proponents have argued that Amendment 2 is about providing compassionate...

Steve Kurlander: Israeli offensive in Gaza is justified warfare against terrorism

On July 12 Israeli troops entered the Gaza Strip and began their operation...

Marc Yacht: Dogs, they’re family

Over the years I have had many dogs.  They are pure spirits. An occasional...

Martin Dyckman: If the people of Gaza want peace, they need to get rid of Hamas.

It would be awkward to talk about a moral high ground in a context such as...

Peter Schorsch: Florida should be a leader in regulation of medical marijuana

Writers like Carl Hiaasen have made careers pointing to the corruption and...

Stephen Goldstein: Gambling is for losers; we should ban it in Florida

We need a state constitutional amendment to ban all wagering in Florida....

Martin Dyckman: King Ranch scandal shows why you need newspapers

In one of Bill Mauldin’s many memorable World War II “Stars and...

Julie Delegal: Jeb Bush tacks right on child-refugee crisis

Two weeks ago Context Florida asked why former Gov. Jeb Bush remained silent...

Rick Brunson: As migrant crisis grows, Texas town responds with class

It’s a sweltering summer Sunday night in El Paso, Texas, at the city’s...

Ed Moore: Compassion and security are not exclusive

Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced he is placing a contingent of the Texas...

David Jolly: Congress should spend more days in session

I believe in the radical notion that Congress should work. Congress should...

Jamie Miller: What does Crist’s LG pick say about the state of his campaign?

 Charlie Crist’s campaign is in trouble and his pick for lieutenant...

Christian Ulvert: Recent polling is good news for Democratic legislative candidates

Just 110 days away from Election Day, Florida Democrats are well-positioned...

Marion Hammer: Doctors’ warnings about guns are just part of a political agenda

Physicians interrogating and lecturing parents and children about guns is...

Peter Schorsch: Supporters of losing candidate lose trust in process, study says

While upsets in sports are generally enjoyed by the masses (some opponents...

Stephen Goldstein: Republicans publicly abandon failed Reaganomics

It’s as simple as 1+1=2. Every kindergartener knows that if you want...

Marc Yacht: Government should not be run like a business

Government is about essential services; business is about profit.  Business...

Steve Cona: Bill provides job-training grants to more non-union trainees

 While job growth has remained lackluster during the economic recovery, the...

Martin Dyckman: We should limit terms of U.S. Supreme Court justices to 18 years

Among the flock of on-line petitions I declined to sign last week was one...

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