‘State & National News’ Archives
It's embarrassing what the GOP presidential field has become: Perry, Bachmann and Cain are jokes and totally unfit to hold the job. Mitt Romney and maybe (big maybe) Newt Gingrich are the only ones that could handle the position.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is doing everything in his power to save his presidential campaign after his disastrous “oops” moment during Wednesday night’s debate. Having appeared on the David Letterman show Thursday night to make light of the incident, the Texas governor has now purchased nearly $1 [...]
Congressman Connie Mack is blowing away the Republican competition and is in the best shape to best Sen. Bill Nelson, the only Democrat elected to statewide office in Florida. according to the Miami Herald. Read more.
A preview of Diane Sawyer's exclusive interview with the congresswoman. Source: ABC
If you don't watch the candidate debates, you may not understand what's going on in the presidential race. Politilines, by Periscopic, lets you see what the candidates talked about each night. The left column lists top issues, the middle shows words used, and the right column shows [...]
FLORIDA: Obama 42 - Romney 45 OHIO: Obama 45 - Romney 42 PENNSYLVANIA: Obama 44 - Romney 43 One year before the presidential election, President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney are running neck and neck in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, the three states that for the [...]
"For every woman who says I harassed them, "thousands" say I didn't." -Herman Cain
Texas Governor Rick Perry has a major brain fart at Wednesday night's CNBC debate: "I will tell you, it is three agencies of government when I get there that are gone. Commerce, Education, and the—what's the third one there? Let's see." Then his opponents tried to help him remember. A few [...]
Obama Taxes Christmas. And everyone in Whoville is really upset. How come his people didn’t see that one coming? Read more.
Proposed bill would restrict local goverments’ ability to charge impact fees or collect for new schools, roads
HB 603 by Rep. Michael Weinstein, R-Orange Park, would prohibit cities and counties from applying impact fees until July 1, 2015 unless approved by a two-thirds commission vote. Likewise, proportionate share mitigation for transportation or school concurrency could not be applied during that period [...]
From St. Pete Times: As Florida faces legal obstacles in its plan to turn dozens of state prisons over to a private firm, a second privatization venture, a campaign pledge of Gov. Scott, faces harsh criticism. Read more.
Ohio's anti-union law was repealed yesterday. And Mississippi's weird personhood constitutional amendment failed. Money & Fox News doesn't always win. The voters are still in control. Ohio vote repeals union limit law from BBC News - Home A law limiting the collective bargaining powers [...]