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

by | May 6, 2019

Let’s Play Two: The Legend of Mr. Cub, the Life of Ernie Banks By Ron Rapoport (Hachette Books, 454 pages, $28) For baseball fans of a certain age, especially those in and around Chicago, there has never been a cheerier…

by | May 5, 2019

It gets increasingly difficult with the reliably leftist Tampa Bay Times to sort opinion from news. In fact, it’s near impossible to find the latter uninfected by the former. Take this page one headline and story from Sunday’s edition (please): “Florida turns hard…

by | May 5, 2019

The Democrats’ latest scam (of many) is to threaten to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. Will the heavens fall? Be still my heart. But wait. Is this even a threat? Considering recent events, what sensible person…

by | Apr 29, 2019

Ever notice how we so often ask the wrong question? Which usually leads to the wrong and/or the irrelevant answer. Sometimes I think our public discourse is one long non-sequitur. We’re currently roiled by the question of whether or not…

by | Apr 5, 2019

My favorite Bidenism is, “When the stock market crashed, President Roosevelt got on television” and reassured the nation. Joe Biden, who was a Delaware senator then, dropped this jaw-dropper in 2008 during an interview conducted by the perky Katie (of…

by | Mar 24, 2019

The Democrat Party and its persons and policies have been more than a bit off-plumb for decades. But only over the last couple of years have they been moonbat barking mad. (Affirmative action is a policy misdemeanor next to the…

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