Tag: Huffington Post

Darryl PaulsonAugust 17, 2017

We are all familiar with gobbledygook: Words that have no real meaning. We are now seeing Googledygook:  speech which says one thing, but really means something different. On June 29, 2017, Google employee James Damore posted a ten-page memo on a Google message board which was designed to solicit ideas and encourage debate. Damore’s post, […]

Jim RosicaJuly 19, 2016

It’s the one word that strikes fear — or at least puts heartburn — in the chests of corporate management: Union. And the new barons of journalism aren’t immune. The Ledger‘s newsroom workers now are moving to unionize, according to a Tuesday press release from the NewsGuild-CWA (Communications Workers of America). The Ledger, Lakeland’s newspaper of […]

Scott PowersJune 28, 2016

Orlando City Commissioner Patty Sheehan, the city’s political voice for the community’s LGBT community, blasted Gov. Rick Scott and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio Tuesday during a national satellite radio talk show, according to a report on Huffington Post. “You loaded those bullets with hatred,” Sheehan reportedly said of Rubio, Scott and other conservative Republicans. Her […]

Associated PressJune 15, 2016

Donald Trump‘s favorite nickname for the news media is the “dishonest press.” He swaps in “disgusting press” from time to time. And sometimes, he puts it all together: “disgusting, dishonest human beings.” The presumptive Republican presidential nominee has a whole menu of takedowns for individual reporters and news organizations. In recent weeks, he’s used his […]

Mitch PerryMay 17, 2016

Following the report over the weekend that Florida GOP senate candidate Carlos Beruff referred to President Obama as “an animal” over the weekend, every other major candidate in the Senate contest in Florida, both Republican and Democratic, criticized Beruff over the remark. Almost everyone. A request for comment sent to Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera’s campaign spokesperson was […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 7, 2016

James Tracy was fired last month, though the Florida Atlantic University communications professor still can file a grievance to maintain his job. Although he would certainly dispute being labeled a conspiracy theorist, that’s essentially how I learned about him when I wrote a story about conspiracy theories in Creative Loafing. Tracy claimed the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre […]

Jim RosicaDecember 21, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says Muslims need to “deal with the problem (of radicalism), the cancer within Islam,” but “most are not and that’s a problem.” Santorum appeared Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program. He was asked to elaborate on comments he made on the jihadist movement in the last candidates’ debate. “The bottom line is this: […]


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