Tag: 9-11

Staff ReportsSeptember 10, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott ordered flags at half-staff on Tuesday “in honor and remembrance of the victims of 9/11.” The governor directed the U.S. and state flags to be flown at half-staff “at all local and state buildings, installations, and grounds throughout the state of Florida,” he said in a statement. The flags will remain at half-staff until […]

Scott PowersFebruary 21, 2018

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Board of Directors voted Wednesday to tell the federal Transportation Security Administration that if it does not start pleasing Orlando International Airport officials more the airport will seek to replace federal screeners with a private company. The board essentially is telling the federal agency that Orlando International Airport leaders are […]

Peter SchorschFebruary 15, 2018

Immediately following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Hollywood, reluctant to exploit terrorism plot lines, postponed the Arnold Schwarzenegger film “Collateral Damage” because it featured Colombian terrorists bent on attacking the U.S. A 2015 film about Islamic terrorists determined to attack Paris was shelved after shooters and suicide bombers targeted a concert hall, a major stadium, restaurants and bars, […]

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 24, 2018

The nascent race to replace Rep. Ron DeSantis in Florida’s 6th Congressional District took an unexpected turn Wednesday, when likely Democratic nominee Nancy Soderberg charged that one of her Republican opponents blamed her for the 9/11 attacks. In a fundraising email entitled “Dick Cheney‘s adviser is blaming me for 9/11,” Soderberg seemed to be targeting comments made by Mike […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 18, 2016

On Sunday morning, GOP VP nominee Mike Pence addressed the congregation at Jacksonville’s First Baptist Church. The downtown church has been a political institution for decades in Jacksonville, and is pushing the socially conservative agenda one might expect from a mainline Baptist church in the Sunbelt. Pence’s most interesting comments, beyond a discussion of his […]


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