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  • Maynard Evans, take hikes, and immigration: Letters

    Who was Maynard Evans? Maynard Evans was my great uncle. I deeply regret his good name now being unfairly besmirched. Let me tell you more about him. He was born in 1891 on Parramore Street in what is now downtown Orlando. His father died when he...
  • Just Another Anonymous Fanatic

    I just received and read a four-page letter from "AN ANONYMOUS INFORMED CITIZEN" (his/her caps, not mine) spraying a litany of "facts" why gun control will not work. I'm sure this is in regard to a recent letter to the editor I had written, where I said...
  • A Different Election Message On Guns

    I read article on gun owners whose "Aim Is To Send An Election Message" this fall with a bad taste in my mouth [July 28, Page 1]. There is a group of people out there who love to keep bragging how they are simply "responsible gun owners" who wish to...
  • Charlie Crist talks polls, Rick Scott

    Charlie Crist talks polls, Rick Scott
    The topics this weekend for local public-affairs programs range from  Charlie Crist and conservation to tourism and gay marriage. Mike Holfeld talks to former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Crist, now a...
  • Walker For Lt. Gov. On Republican Ticket

    Walker For Lt. Gov. On Republican Ticket
    If you harbor the suspicion that state government could run more efficiently and less expensively, you might want to call in a no-nonsense accountant with a green eyeshade to poke around the bureaucratic labyrinth. Someone like David Walker. Mr....
  • Sandy Hook mother pushes mental health bill

    Dylan Hockley was a mischievous 6-year-old boy who loved chocolate, Superman and playing with his older brother. After he was gunned down Dec. 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., his mother, Nicole Hockley, made it her mission...
  • Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident

    Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident
    Amnesty International has sent monitors to the scene. Palestinians are tweeting advice on how to cope with tear gas. Tibetan monks have showed up to offer prayers. Russian officials, Iran’s official news agency and China’s state-run media...
  • Jim Jeffords dies at 80; Vermont senator who left the GOP in 2001

    Although he made his career in politics, Jim Jeffords was a modest man who disliked cameras and speeches. In May 2001, however, the three-term senator from Vermont found himself in the spotlight when he quit the Republican Party and tipped the Senate...
  • Build on the Brady law [Letter]

    Build on the Brady law [Letter]
    Former presidential press secretary James Brady responded to personal tragedy by becoming a tenacious advocate for common-sense gun laws aimed at preventing dangerous people from having easy access to guns ("Victim became symbol of fight for gun control,"...
  • Are abortion rights equal to gun rights? Yes, says a federal judge

    Last week, a federal court judge in Alabama produced a ruling that should bring joy to anyone alarmed by how Republican legislatures have been trying to regulate abortion clinics out of existence. They know they can't make abortion illegal, so they have...
  • A victory for public safety [Editorial]

    A victory for public safety  [Editorial]
    U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake's decision Tuesday upholding Maryland's ban on assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines almost certainly won't be the last word on the subject. The gun advocates who sued to overturn the ban won't be...