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Larry Thornberry
Larry Thornberry
Larry Thornberry is a writer in Tampa.
by | Oct 8, 2019

Perhaps we could have saved ourselves a lot of trouble, and NBA chief Adam Silver would not have had to spend time revising and extending his remarks, if someone had just told Adam up front that men cannot use the…

by | Oct 6, 2019

I see the Donald took off on the neo-puritan Mitt Romney for criticizing the Ukraine phone call. Mitt called the call “brazen.” Showing his ignorance of history, he also called it “unprecedented.” Anyone who believes American presidents have never sought…

by | Sep 24, 2019

“I said nothing improper or illegal in my conversations with any head of state, including with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine. “Conversations between the President of the United States and other heads of state must remain confidential for reasons that…

by | Sep 20, 2019

At a Wednesday event at the Carter Center in Atlanta, former president Jimmy Carter said there should be an age limit for American presidents. He went on to admit that at age 80 he could not have handled the duties of…

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…

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