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A different perspective from Bill Foster’s about St. Pete Pride

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Henry Boxlor was right in the middle of things last week at St. Pete Pride and reports back a much different perspective than that of Mayor Bill Foster.   His report: St. Pete Pride was fun, exciting, colorful and different. I have been at every St. Pete Pride event and have watched the event and the GLBT community grdaually morph into a new exciting and vibrant social movement. It seems to me that the Pride event has become more about…

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A different perspective from Bill Foster’s about St. Pete Pride

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Henry Boxlor was right in the middle of things last week at St. Pete Pride and reports back a much different perspective than that of Mayor Bill Foster.   His report: St. Pete Pride was fun, exciting, colorful and different. I have been at every St. Pete Pride event and have watched the event and the GLBT community grdaually morph into a new exciting and vibrant social movement. It seems to me that the Pride event has become more about…

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Guest op-ed: Sue Stu Sternberg if he moves

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Henry Boxlor weighs in on Stu Sternberg’s push for a new stadium outside of downtown St. Pete: There are some institutions that I universally dislike. Banks, Insurance companies, car salesmen, and professional sports organizations. Don’t get me wrong I like hockey, football and baseball. Basketball, not so much.  Just not the businesses that run them, like MLB, for example. I have watched the professional sports business manipulate states, counties and cities for years. Guys like Sternberg and his cohorts of…

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BP’s other big leak

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The latest guest op-ed from Henry Boxlor: Watching Tony Hayward  last week it became apparent to me that BP is turning its attention to its other big leak, the really important one… the money.  The people at BP have a real serious problem in the Gulf, but they have a much bigger leak world wide. As big as BP is, it is still finite. There is just so much money and then it’s over. Also as BP’s money and asset…

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The latest op-ed from Henry Boxlor: The oil is coming…the oil is coming!

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No matter how many walks along the Beach President Obama makes, or the many wishes of Governor Crist that the oil won’t come, or the consistent ignoring by County Administrator Lasalla, or the prayers of Mayor Foster…THE OIL IS COMING. You just can’t dump that much crap into the Gulf of Mexico, heat it up, stir it with a couple of tropical storms, turn it into a crude oil casserole and expect that none of it will wind up on…

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BP’s values don’t match its actions

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One of the most exciting aspects of running this website is hearing from a diversity of voices from the community, whether it be in the increasingly active comments section or via an anonymous e-mail (that’s how I get some of my best tips).  One such voice reached out to me last month.  He calls himself Henry Boxlor, an obvious play on the name of the St. Petersburg Times’ columnist.  After several e-mails back and forth, I met with “Henry” and…

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BP’s values don’t match its actions

in Peter by

One of the most exciting aspects of running this website is hearing from a diversity of voices from the community, whether it be in the increasingly active comments section or via an anonymous e-mail (that’s how I get some of my best tips).  One such voice reached out to me last month.  He calls himself Henry Boxlor, an obvious play on the name of the St. Petersburg Times’ columnist.  After several e-mails back and forth, I met with “Henry” and…

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