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So sure ObamaCare is going to be ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court or repealed, Governor Rick Scott isn’t waiting to pull the plug on it later: Gov.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 »