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Larry Clifton

Digital Journalist based in Tampa Bay area, Florida, United States. Joined on Sep 8, 2008
Expertise in Government, Health, Politics


A former newspaper reporter, Larry Clifton is a freelance writer reporting on politics and a wide variety of other topics. Clifton also contributes opinion pieces and columns.
After a successful career in an industry unrelated to journalism, Clifton returned to writing. He enjoys writing for Digital Journal because the publication has a diverse stable of international writers and audience.
The author is a Vietnam veteran who earned his BA degree from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL.

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Larry Clifton said:
... Democrats who voted for Obama twice to convince themselves that the polls are wrong and they're right. Typical.
In News: Op-Ed: Are pollsters out of touch?
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... all Jihadists want, why doesn't Iraq and Syria roll one out and everybody can relax. Who knew the Danes were so smart?
In News: Denmark rolls out the welcome mat for returning Jihadists
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... here and abroad. Mr. Obama doesn't seem to relate to the average American. He has his own agenda, he and his cohorts.
In News: NYC Ebola case raises more questions on U.S. preparedness
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... Denial is a convenient temporary escape, but unsafe. Islamic extremism knows no borders.
In News: Radicalized militant attacks Canadian soldiers, kills one
Someone liked Op-Ed: Will Canadians sacrifice liberty in the name of security?
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... Duh, it's a poll, Mr. Smedbol. A Boston Globe poll. Shesh!
In News: Republican Charlie Baker leads Martha Coakley by 9 points
Larry Clifton posted Republican Charlie Baker leads Martha Coakley by 9 points
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... leader, nor does he sound competent. "no silver bullet" means no actual plan when one drops the cloak of metaphor.
In News: Islamic State militants now world's richest
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