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5 things I think I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times

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Surprise, the Times‘ editorial board likes Barack Obama’s nomination Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court.  No doubt this editorial was written by Robyn Blumner who, in Kagan, must see an ideological soul mate, in that is-she-straight-or-not sort of way. Sure to draw the ire of the freeloading public is a proposal, reported by David DeCamp, to charge $8 per car load to enter Fort DeSoto park, nationally popular for its beach.  It’s now free after paying a separate…

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5 things I think I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times

in The Bay and the 'Burg by

Surprise, the Times‘ editorial board likes Barack Obama’s nomination Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court.  No doubt this editorial was written by Robyn Blumner who, in Kagan, must see an ideological soul mate, in that is-she-straight-or-not sort of way. Sure to draw the ire of the freeloading public is a proposal, reported by David DeCamp, to charge $8 per car load to enter Fort DeSoto park, nationally popular for its beach.  It’s now free after paying a separate…

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How Tampa benefits from Arizona lawmakers’ passage of racist immigration law

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And just like that Tampa has emerged as the front runner to host the 2012 GOP convention. Politico’s Ben Smith writes: The new calls among immigrant advocates to boycott Arizona may not affect every convention, but it will be hard for the organizers of two politically charged events — the 2012 political conventions — to ignore them. A spokesman for the Republican National Commitee said his party has not — yet, at least — taken into account the new Arizona…

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