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Larry Thornberry
Larry Thornberry
Larry Thornberry is a writer in Tampa.

In a Monday morning grump, I took the University of Florida to task for the $65 million baseball yard it plans to build on campus. It certainly is extravagant, with amenities unknown to baseball players, coaches, and fans for most of…

Knowing of my love of baseball, including the college game, a friend kindly sent me a clip from the Gainesville Sun, a story about a new baseball yard being built on the campus of the University of Florida. The shocking datum in…

Later this month will mark the 75th anniversary of the biggest air battle — actually week of air battles — of World War II. Operation Argument, informally known to the flyers who had to execute it and the journalists who wrote about it as Big Week, is not as well-known as other turning point engagements in the war. But it should be. 

Our George Neumayr is right, of course, that the trajectory of leftist policy would eventually get us, in small but inevitable steps, to infanticide. We’re there. How long before we get to the point where a child has no right to…

My sources in New Orleans tell me, with justified bitterness and not entirely tongue-in-cheek, that the sign on the door of the officials’ dressing room at the Superdome next year will be in braille. It was pass interference. It was…

Will Rogers, long ago, had the most economical analysis and dismissal of the issue that currently worries wonks, swamp creatures, and those who take the mainstream media seriously. The insightful Will said, “It’s a good thing we don’t get all…

It’s not just me. My impression has been confirmed. There has been a flag-storm in the NFL this year where a record number of flags were thrown and penalties assessed over the regular season just ended. The new record is somewhere between 3,447…

It’s useful to know what the other side is up to. That’s why when I’m in my car — which is almost all local traffic such as the gym, the bank, the library, Publix, and the offices of the various…

I just put them all in the mail. OK, it may just be a Donald Segretti-like dirty trick. (Those who recognize the name are dating themselves.) But I have to admit, a bit juvenile or no, I enjoyed it. And…

Yesterday was a sad one for many who appreciate sound thinking expressed clearly with humor, courage, and humanity. When I read Charles Krauthammer’s moving letter of June 8, I hoped his physicians were wrong about his prospects. Alas, in fact…

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