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A vigil for the victims of a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Image via AP.

Janelle Irwin TaylorOctober 27, 2018

Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik brought his total contributions from his personal account and business interests to $600,000 for Hillsborough County’s transportation referendum, Supervisor of Elections reports show. Vinik’s Strategic Property Partners, which is behind the $3 billion Water Street Tampa development, contributed $150,000 during the most recent campaign fundraising period of Oct. 13-19. […]

Mitch PerryJuly 27, 2015

In the new hit comedy, Trainwreck, there’s a scene where a sports physician (played by Bill Hader) humblebrags to some guys at a party about some of the athletes he’s worked with: LeBron James (who co-stars in the film), Tom Brady and Chris Paul for starters. Those names all draw “ohhhs” from the sycophantic sports fans. […]

Mitch PerryMarch 26, 2015

With a Republican governor and overwhelmingly GOP-led Legislature, Florida is being well served by its legislators in Tallahassee, right? Not exactly. A new Public Policy Polling survey released Thursday shows that 58 percent of Florida voters want Medicaid expansion. Independents support it by 57 percent, while there is a 12-point difference among Republicans (33/45). Despite […]

Guest AuthorJanuary 7, 2014

In this election year, “progressives” have announced that they’re going to make a big issue of income inequality. President Obama has said so, and New York City’s new mayor, the ultraliberal Bill de Blasio, has announced that addressing income inequality will be his administration’s top priority.  However, a quick survey of the real world suggests […]


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