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Larry Thornberry
Larry Thornberry
Larry Thornberry is a writer in Tampa.
by | Aug 14, 2019

“Luuuu-cy, you have some esplainin’ to do!” Americans heard Ricky say this almost weekly back when the world and television were young. Folks at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan have some serious esplainin’ to do now, and we can…

by | Aug 3, 2019

Tin Cans and Greyhounds: The Destroyers That Won Two World Wars By Clint Johnson (Regnery History, 307 pages, $29.99) Let’s get this out of the way up front. Johnson’s subtitle — “The Destroyers That Won Two World Wars”— is an exaggeration….

by | Jul 13, 2019

Former Major League pitcher and author Jim Bouton died Wednesday at his home in Massachusetts after a long battle with vascular dementia. He was 80. Bouton had a couple of good seasons with the New York Yankees — 21-7 in…

by | Jul 8, 2019

Starbucks is in the news again. No, not for adding even more goofy and overpriced varieties of coffee to their already ridiculous menu. This time, it’s for asking a half-dozen Tempe, Arizona, police officers to leave a Starbucks because their…

by | Jul 5, 2019

Just watched a news clip of the chief of the Portland Police Department, a wholly owned subsidiary of Antifa, giving a non-explanation of her department’s non-response to the fascist thuggery of Antifa, of which there is plenty and about which…

by | Jun 27, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday refused to OK the citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census form on the basis that the reasons given by the Trump administration for including it are political and “contrived.” TAS readers are familiar with…

by | Jun 26, 2019

Tampa Stu Sternberg, principal owner of the Tampa Bay Rays of the American League East, held a press conference Tuesday afternoon, ostensibly to clarify and sell his idea of splitting his team’s home games between a new ballpark somewhere in…

by | Jun 24, 2019

Tampa Silliness, pretention, greed, mendacity, and guile stalk the land. No, no, no, I’m not talking about the reinforced platoon of Democrats who have announced their desire to be America’s next president, though this scrum is guilty of all of…

by | Jun 10, 2019

It’s rare but ever so refreshing when social justice warriors are told to shove it. It should happen more often. So hats off to the University of Alabama School of Law (its former and once again name) for returning a…

by | May 17, 2019

Word has reached me that the progressive souls who run the Santa Barbara, California public library have decided to quit charging a 25 cents per day fine for overdue books. Noozhawk, Santa Barbara’s informative daily news website, reports that the library system…

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