#UncleCharlie (aka @charliecristfl): @FLGovScott Is Laser Focused On #Jobs Creation
If you live in Florida, you know that Charlie Crist is thinking about running for Florida Governor again. This time, as a Democrat. On a plateform of …voter suppression? Charlie Crist has signaled for months that voter suppression by Florida Republican leaders in 2012 will be a key line of attack against Rick Scott should Crist run for governor as a Democrat. Of course, he | Read More »
Both @FLGovScott And @AGPamBondi Needs To Be Held Accountable For #ZimmermanTrial Debacle
Governor Rick Scott denies he appointed special prosecutor Angela Corey just to bring charges against Zimmerman. But if that was the case, why did he And Pam Bondi fire Norman Wolfinger and appoint Angela Corey? Governor Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi today worked together to appoint Angela B. Corey (of the 4th Judicial Circuit) as the newly Assigned State Attorney in the investigation | Read More »
To #TeamLetItBurn: Our Work Is Not Finish
First, a little primer on Let It Burn: [L]et us lay out some key principles of Let It Burn: 1- America isn’t a conservative country anymore and hasn’t been for a while. The fact is, a conservative country doesn’t “accidentally” elect Barack Obama twice. It doesn’t continue to send Democrats to the Senate who voted for ObamaCare and force the GOP to run as the | Read More »
Oakland PD Getting Sued Over It’s Own Dumb Policy
This is what happens when you lack a spine. When I first saw this article, I was outraged. Then I actually read said article:
The Cain Project: Opportunity To Volunteer For Herman Cain
Are you a Herman Cain supporter and are willing to help him win the early Florida Primary? Then you have come to the right blog post! Patricia Sullivan, on her own with the help of her campaign-for-congress-turn-grassroots-group The Patriot Army, has choosen to lunch a boots-on-the-ground precinct walking effort here in Central Florida.
Who’s Absorbing Who?
I would like to take this time to blast Brendan Steinhauser of Freedomworks for his comments resently: “I would just say that we are busy taking over the GOP,” said Brendan Steinhauser, director of federal and state campaigns for the national tea party network Freedomworks.
Who Here Regrets Endorsing Rick Scott?
NOT ME, I DIDN’T SUPPORT HIM!!! [N]o one has yet been able to answer WHY we should choose Rick Scott over Bill McCollum. Just because Rick Scott has never been in elected office, does not make him more of a good guy over McCollum. I mean, just look at Jesse Ventura’s tenure as Governor of Minnesota. The people hated him when he left office and | Read More »
Marco Rubio To Donald Trump: Stop The Birther Crap
Well he said it more diplomatically, but I’m glad he’s come out against Trump’s insanity:
(LIVEBLOGGING) No Joke: House GOP To Vote On “Deem And Pass” Budget
Holy Hell!! The GOP has brought up HR 1 with a little alteration: If the Senate doesn’t pass this, it becomes law anyway. Turn it to C-SPAN to check out the debate. In other words: A Deem And Pass Budget I’m conflicted, I don’t know whether to support this or not right now. However this is bold move to be sure.
Florida Redistricting (Part Two)
An important update on Florida’s Redistricting: Republican leaders in the Florida Legislature on Tuesday asked the federal government to sign off on a pair of voter-approved constitutional amendments requiring lawmakers to draw nonpartisan political districts. The move comes three months after Gov. Rick Scott drew partisan criticism – and was quickly sued – for quietly withdrawing the application submitted by former Gov. Charlie Crist.
Short Chat With Rep. Richard Nugent (R-FL-05)
Promoted from diaries. – Moe Lane Full disclosure. I did not support Richard Nugent during the primary of 2010. I spoke out against him and supported Jason Sager. However he won. The voters spoke. Half-way between the primary and general election, we got to meet face-to-face and we buried the hachet like two adult men (or at least I did). I knew he was going | Read More »
Tags: Congress Is Not A Career Act
, Fair Tax
, Offshore Oil Drilling
, Oil Drilling Moratorium
, Paul Ryan
, Richard Nugent
, Roadmap For America's Future
Gov. Rick Scott Will Sign Teacher Tenure Reform And Merit Pay Law
The law does not so much reform tenure, it just ends tenure: Florida lawmakers gave final legislative approval Wednesday to a bill aimed at replacing teacher tenure with a merit-based system, in the latest clash between a U.S. state government and public employee unions.
((UPDATE)) Marco Rubio: No More Short-Term Budget Fixes
((UPDATE: 3/17/2011 14:55)) Watching the vote and Senator Rubio does indeed walk the walk, votes “NO” on this three-week short term continuing resolution. Good for him. It still might pass, but at least he took a stand. I knew there was a reason I liked him:
Gov. Walker To Obama: Don’t You Have Your Own Problems?
Alternate Headline: The Backbone Tells The Backbreaker To Back-The-Hell-Off Asked if Obama should interject himself in the labor battle that has seen tens of thousands of protesters descend on the Wisconsin state capitol building, Walker replies: “No he shouldn’t, for a couple reasons. One, we’re doing this to balance our budget, and the president of the United States should be focused on the much, much | Read More »
Florida Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Gov. Rick Scott
Score one for the good guys: The Florida Supreme Court this morning unanimously rejected a lawsuit by state Sen. Thad Altman, R-Viera, who sought to make Gov. Rick Scott accept $2.4 billion in federal stimulus money for a high-speed rail route through Central Florida. [...]
Mike Haridopolos’ $152K Book Now Available Online
What is the difference between Mike Haridopolos and his book? One is overrated and the other is over priced: Finally, a few years and $152,000 [in taxpayer money] in the making, Senate President Mike Haridopolos controversial book Florida Legislative History and Processes, is available in e-print. Brevard Community College has put the book online for sale at Amazon.com for $9.99.
St. Joe And The School Bus
The board crisis at St. Joe, has ended: Fairholme Capital Management founder Bruce Berkowitz’s bid to replace the board of directors of Florida landowner St. Joe Co. ended Monday with the ouster of the company’s CEO and three other directors.
Obama Administration: What Do You Mean By Unconstitutional?
It would seem that the Obama Administration is taking a page out of Bill Clinton’s playbook when he wanted to play existential semantics with tense. “It depends on what the meaning of the words ‘is’ is.” –Bill Clinton Now the Obama Administration is also playing existential semantics with U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson’s unconstitutional ruling on ObamaCare:
Rep. Dennis Ross (R-FL-12): Hey, Let’s Do Zero-Based Budgeting
I knew there was a reason I liked Representative Dennis Ross (R-FL-12): Before I was honored by you, my fellow citizens, to serve in Congress, I spent the past 20 years owning and operating a small law firm in Lakeland. I met a payroll, provided health insurance and knew that every dollar of waste was a dollar too much.