Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hillsborough

Editorial cartoons for Sept. 18

From Times wires
Published: 09/17/18
Joe Henderson: Lesson learned from six weeks of kitchen remodeling — never again!

Joe Henderson: Lesson learned from six weeks of kitchen remodeling — never again!

Two amazing events just took place at my house. I unloaded clean dishes from our dishwasher and rinsed my cereal bowl in the kitchen sink.Yeah, I know. So what, right?Well, when you’ve been without a kitchen for about six weeks, small things become b...
Published: 09/17/18
Editorial: Tampa council has another chance to show it takes Stovall House changes seriously

Editorial: Tampa council has another chance to show it takes Stovall House changes seriously

The Tampa City Council has yet to hear a compelling reason to allow a private social club in a residential neighborhood off Bayshore Boulevard, and a final meeting on the matter scheduled for Thursday offers the council a chance to show the diligence...
Published: 09/14/18
Daniel Ruth: Like a ball stuck in Trop’s rafters, much is up in the air on new Rays stadium

Daniel Ruth: Like a ball stuck in Trop’s rafters, much is up in the air on new Rays stadium

From the looks of it, all manner of potentates, captains of industry, major domos and perhaps an odd scion or two are tripping over themselves to pony up gazillions of dollars to assist the Tampa Bay Rays in making their dreams of relocating to Ybor ...
Published: 09/12/18
Editorial: A reminder of why a divisive debate ended in the removal of a Confederate memorial

Editorial: A reminder of why a divisive debate ended in the removal of a Confederate memorial

Had they set out to find a conspicuous spot to display Hillsborough County’s divisive Confederate memorial, members of the Judah P. Benjamin Camp #2210 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans couldn’t have chosen better. • Hard-by busy U.S. 60 in Valrico...
Published: 09/06/18
Updated: 09/10/18
Joe Henderson: Donate, don’t detonate, to show what you think of Nike apparel

Joe Henderson: Donate, don’t detonate, to show what you think of Nike apparel

The calculated decision by Nike to use former quarterback Colin Kaepernick to promote its product sparked predictable outrage, which I’d wager is exactly what the company was hoping would happen.The news broke the internet.Social media exploded with ...
Published: 09/06/18
Daniel Ruth: With measles in Pinellas, Hillsborough may be next. Stupid knows no bounds

Daniel Ruth: With measles in Pinellas, Hillsborough may be next. Stupid knows no bounds

If it can happen over there, it can happen here. After all, stupid knows no boundaries.In recent days, Pinellas County health officials have been alarmed over the discovery of four new cases of measles, raising the total number of infections to seven...
Published: 09/05/18
Editorial: For Southshore, this could be the start of a beautiful relationship with Congress

Editorial: For Southshore, this could be the start of a beautiful relationship with Congress

For years, Hillsborough County’s fast-growing Southshore area was represented in Congress by a man from the other side of Florida whose sprawling district took in all or parts of a dozen largely rural counties.That changed with the drawing of new dis...
Updated one month ago
Joe Henderson: When it comes to Hillsborough’s needs, t-a-x is not a four-letter word but g-r-o-w is

Joe Henderson: When it comes to Hillsborough’s needs, t-a-x is not a four-letter word but g-r-o-w is

Florida lawmakers – well, some of them – love to shout to the heavens that this is a low-tax state. If they could rewrite the rules of language to make "tax" a four-letter word, it would be mandatory to teach it that way in public school classrooms.A...
Updated one month ago
Daniel Ruth: George Sheldon was a reliable friend to Florida’s most vulnerable citizens

Daniel Ruth: George Sheldon was a reliable friend to Florida’s most vulnerable citizens

An unkind description of George Sheldon, who died a few days ago at 71, was that he ran the risk of becoming a Florida version of Minnesotan Harold Stassen, who unsuccessfully ran for president nine times.After serving in the Florida House, Sheldon, ...
Updated one month ago