Mitch Daniels Ends His Presidential Run
(Via AoSHQ & The Other McCain) You know how awesome Herman Cain is? This awesome. Herman Cain is so bloody awesome, that Mitch Daniels completely shoots himself in the foot and ends any hope of a presidential run:
I Stand Behind My Last SunRail Post…
I know what I wrote on my last SunRail post and I mean it. I was on my way out the door and I didn’t have time to clarify myself. Some people, like those who commented on Practical State, don’t understand that with the death of High Speed Rail, SunRail is as good as dead: It was supposed to be a done deal. The first | Read More »
BREAKING: SUNRAIL IS DEAD!!
YES!! WE DID IT!! SUNRAIL IS DEAD!! TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Fla. Gov. Rick Scott scraps Tampa-Orlando high-speed rail plan, rejects $2.8 billion from feds.
St. Joe And Charlie Crist
BOHICA. It means: “Bend Over Here It Comes Again” I have no idea what it means in this context, I just always wanted to say it here on RedState.
Mason-Dixon: Bill Nelson (INC-D-FL-SEN) Is In Trouble
(Via Hot Air) Ops, looks like that safe seat in Florida isn’t so safe after-all:
Andrew Sullivan: Obama Is Weak And A Coward
(Via Hot Air) Andrew Sullivan is coming to understand what we already know about the empty suit and so he has some strong words about the big disappointment:
Saad Hariri Not Giving Up
Saad Hariri has not yet began to fight: Addressing thousands of his supporters in Beirut, Hariri accused Hezbollah and its allies of “lies, betrayal and lack of loyalty.” He called for mass protests on March 14 and made clear he would not take part in a unity government.
And BigGator5′s Presidential Pick For 2012 Is…
I bet you have already seen the keywords below and know who I am backing 100%. However before I go into my pick, I first want to say that I was excited about a Mike Pence run. But he of course has choosen to run for Governor of Indiana. Milke Pence is a class act and he will be missed in the up-coming debate. Our | Read More »
Governor Rick Scott’s Job Budget
This will be a YouTube heavy post, as this was meant for those of you who couldn’t make it. Yesterday, Florida Governor Rick Scott choose to unroll his budget in my backyard. It took place during a Tea Party* rally in Eustis, where Rick Scott got a warm welcome (as you will see). I had to go to another meeting about the local school board | Read More »
Random Roundup Three
Random Roundup is going to my series of articles where there is a bunch of stuff I want to talk about, but don’t feel they belong in separate articles because of length. Stuff I will be talking about: Super Super Sunday, U.S. President Andrew Jackson and Barack Obama’s nonacquiescence, the upcoming Cambodian-Thai War, and a new Second Amendment bill introduce in the state of Florida.
Tags: Andrew Jackson
, Green Bay Packers
, Joe Negron
, Random Roundup
, Ronald Reagan
, Second Amendment
, Super Bowl
Gov. Scott’s Choice: Greatness Or Mediocre
Gov. Rick Scott is going to have to make a choice very soon: Does he want to be a Chris Christie or Arnold Schwarzenegger*? In other words, does he want to be known as a great governor or a mediocre governor? This, of course, is not really a choice. Hell, even Barack Obama said he rather be a great one-termer than a mediocre two-termer**.
EPA To Regulate Spills Of… Milk??
Ace Of Spades calls this mission creep*. That, my friends, is an understatement. Do you envision people fleeing their homes, as a flood of milk comes pouring down the mountainside, threatening to wipe out the village below?
Gov. Rick Scott Halts ObamaCare And Tackles State Pensions
So sure ObamaCare is going to be ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court or repealed, Governor Rick Scott isn’t waiting to pull the plug on it later: Gov. Rick Scott is stopping Florida from making preparations to implement the federal health care law. Scott makes that decision following the ruling from a federal judge in Pensacola that says the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | Read More »
(Update) Florida Redistricting Kicks Off New Website
I’ve been on the look-out for the website that will kick off Florida’s Redistricting efforts. About once a week, I would do a search for Florida Redistricting and kept getting the old 2002 website. The past site, was to say the least, not exciting. Then, being bored because of the Pro-Bowl blowout, I struck gold: Florida Redistricting
Impressionist David Frye, Dies
Comic David Frye, known for his very funny impressions of Richard Nixon, died. Comic David Frye, whose impressions of Presidents Richard Nixon, Lyndon Johnson and other prominent political figures vaulted him to popularity in the 1960s and 1970s, has died in Las Vegas, his family confirmed Saturday. He was 77.
Gov. Scott Fires Enterprise Florida President
In a late afternoon news dump, Governor Rick Scott thought it was time Enterprise Florida president John Adams needed to go: Gov. Rick Scott has quietly fired Enterprise Florida president John Adams, saying he wants a new leader to help promote his job-creation and economic development agenda.
Hezbollah Lebanon PM Wants To Be Our Friends
How sweet. Hezbollah’s Puppet Lebanon PM wants to be our friend: Mikati met with U.S. Ambassador Maura Connelly just days after Washington warned that the formation of a government dominated by Hezbollah would mean changes in relations with Lebanon.
CBO: Social Security In The Red Now
(Via Hot Air) A surprise everyone saw coming: The Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday that Social Security will pay out $45 billion more in benefits this year than it will collect in payroll taxes, further straining the nation’s finances. The deficits will continue until the Social Security trust funds are eventually drained, in about 2037.
AP: SOTU Math Doesn’t Add Up
President Barack Obama’s speech last night didn’t add up to the point where even the AP apologists couldn’t defend it:
Earmark Veto Vow? What Earmark Veto Vow?
(Via Ace Of Spades) Purple Avenger notes that the earmark veto was “kidnapped, murdered, and chucked into some Washington D.C. version of a shallow grave where anything showing a whiff of spine or honesty is summarily dumped.” It reminds me of a political cartoon that has a human spine in a corner of a room. A bunch of donkeys are look at it and are | Read More »