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  • Newspeak spoken here

    George Orwell's nightmarish vision of the future in his novel "1984" didn't end on its last page. For it left behind a whole language with its own rules, vocabulary, purpose, and still continuing relevance: Newspeak. Nor did "1984" begin as fiction,...
  • 'Florida's Greatest Rainy-Day Attraction!' -- St. Pete's Haslam's Book Store, an old-school heaven for readers

    'Florida's Greatest Rainy-Day Attraction!' -- St. Pete's Haslam's Book Store, an old-school heaven for readers
    There are two ways to buy books: For efficiency, there's always the click of a mouse on Amazon: convenient as an ATM transaction and almost as charming. For the more romantic among us, however, nothing compares with perusing the stacks at a fine...
  • Are city, activists ready to compromise on homeless feedings?

    Are city, activists ready to compromise on homeless feedings?
    We have many bits of tid in today's Friday Files. But first, an update on the battle between the city of Orlando and the activists atLake Eola. In Wednesday's column, I made a pitch for compromise in this long-running feud, which isn't helping anyone....
  • Free-market pols should go after taxes

    Free-market pols should go after taxes
    Florida's case against tax dodgers Expedia, Orbitz and other online-travel companies just got a lot easier. Recently released documents from a court case in Georgia help Florida make its case by showing that the companies knew as far back as 2003 that...
  • State must quickly clean up incentive data

    State must quickly clean up incentive data
    It turns out a virtual clown brigade has been minding the $1.7 billion Florida has promised to companies in exchange for creating jobs and investing in the state. How else do you explain the flow of wrong and misleading information out of the...
  • From the Age of Monarchs to the Age of Executives

    One of my sons and his wife returned from a trip to Paris a couple weeks ago. They came for dinner and showed us their pictures. Of the Palace at Versailles and its magnificence, he remarked, "No wonder there was a revolution." I had the same reaction...
  • Next year's Pocono IndyCar race to be televised by NBC Sports Network

     
    IndyCar just released its television schedule for next year and the race at Pocono Raceway on July 6 is set to be broadcast on the NBC Sports Network. IndyCar's return to Pocono this past July was televised by ABC, but perhaps the change in format to a...
  • A last look: St. Petersburg's Pier

     
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  • IndyCar 2013 schedule on NBC Sports Network and ABC

     
    IndyCar 2013 schedule on NBC Sports Network and ABC begins with the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Sunday, March 24. The IZOD IndyCar Series starts the engines on the 2013 season at the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg in Florida on Sunday, March...
  • Russian opposition leaders, hundreds of protesters arrested

     
    Dozens of Russian protesters who tried occupy an iconic Moscow square were arrested Monday after an impassioned rally against newly elected president Vladimir Putin. Hundreds of other protesters were arrested in St. Petersburg....
  • Beef O’Brady’s Bowl moves to Friday, Dec. 21

     
    Beef O'Brady's Bowl moves to Friday, Dec. 21...