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Failed mayoral candidate Deveron Gibbons calls Marco Rubio’s speakership ‘a failure’

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From the Buzz: We just caught up with Republican former St. Petersburg mayoral candidate Deveron Gibbons awaiting the president’s arrival at the University of Tampa. Charlie Crist was a big Gibbons supporter, and Gibbons — along with Republican St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster — dismissed the idea that Crist could face more backlash for appearing with Obama at MacDill Air Force Base today. Gibbons also dismissed the notion that Marco Rubio will remain a serious threat to Crist. “Marco was…

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Failed mayoral candidate Deveron Gibbons calls Marco Rubio’s speakership ‘a failure’

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From the Buzz: We just caught up with Republican former St. Petersburg mayoral candidate Deveron Gibbons awaiting the president’s arrival at the University of Tampa. Charlie Crist was a big Gibbons supporter, and Gibbons — along with Republican St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster — dismissed the idea that Crist could face more backlash for appearing with Obama at MacDill Air Force Base today. Gibbons also dismissed the notion that Marco Rubio will remain a serious threat to Crist. “Marco was…

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Fathers Day poem: Failure by Phillip Schultz

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To pay for my father’s funeral I borrowed money from people he already owed money to. One called him a nobody. No, I said, he was a failure. You can’t remember a nobody’s name, that’s why they’re called nobodies. Failures are unforgettable. The rabbi who read a stock eulogy about a man who didn’t belong to or believe in anything was both a failure and a nobody. He failed to imagine the son and wife of the dead man being…

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