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Jim RosicaSeptember 11, 2015

Gov. Rick Scott released a brief statement Friday saying news of a terrorist group sympathizer being from Florida was “infuriating.” Scott’s office said Joshua Ryne Goldberg of Orange Park was charged with “attempting to plant a bomb at a September 11th memorial ceremony in Kansas City, Missouri this weekend.” According to Fox News and CBS, Goldberg presented […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 7, 2015

If Republican primary politics are all about reaching out to the conservative base, then on paper, Jacksonville-area Congressman Ron DeSantis should be a strong contender as the GOP Senate nominee in 2016. The Sunshine State native (who grew up in the quaint Pinellas County town of Dunedin) has only been in elected office for three years, […]

Mitch PerryAugust 24, 2015

A new Quinnpiac poll of Floridians shows that despite the increasingly harsh rhetoric about immigration in the GOP presidential primary, a majority of Floridians (53 percent) support allowing most undocumented immigrants to stay in the country and eventually apply for U.S. citizenship. An additional 12 percent say the undocumented should be allowed to stay in the U.S., […]

Bill PrescottAugust 10, 2015

From the people determined to bring you Unplanned Parenthood, another fiesta of misogyny. On July 29, Rick Scott loudly announced investigations of Florida clinics that perform cancer screenings, HIV services, Pap tests, contraceptive care, stop-smoking programs, STD treatment, gynecological exams, and yes, abortions. The state Agency for Healthcare Administration cited four clinics: one for improper […]

Diane RobertsJuly 21, 2015

“He’s not a war hero. He was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.” — Donald J. Trump on Sen. John McCain’s military record “America’s id is running for president.” — Jon Stewart on Donald J. Trump Habitually clad in a navy suit with a headdress apparently fashioned from the shed fur of a street […]


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