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We live in a GOP world that blames Hillary Clinton

We live in a GOP world that blames Hillary Clinton

The Republican Party controls the state legislative chambers in most states. According to National Review Online, the GOP wave has left Democrats at their weakest point in state legislatures since the 1920s.. (Bottom line: 65 Republican, 23 Democrat, one tie, and four undecided.) How did this [...]

GOP turnout overwhelmed Crist

GOP turnout overwhelmed Crist

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Democrats' plans to take down Republican Gov. Rick Scott --- a hated figure on the left --- were relatively straightforward: Run charismatic former Gov. Charlie Crist, and fire up the turnout machine that helped President Barack Obama carry the [...]

Miller is only FL Congressman with a chairmanship. FL shunned by Boehner and crew

Miller is only FL Congressman with a chairmanship. FL shunned by Boehner and crew

With the exception of our Congressman Jeff Miller (R-Chumuckla), Florida's 27-member House delegation was shut out of chairmanships of any of the 21 permanent committees in the House. Miller chairs for a second term the House Veterans' Affairs Committee. Other key GOP state--Texas, California [...]

Mitt’s Pancake Pep Rally

Mitt’s Pancake Pep Rally

Most of the folks attending this morning’s Mitt Romney rally in Pensacola seemed a lot like Romney. They were polished and sharp and dashing. Flashing aggressively friendly smiles, the Saturday morning crowd flocked to the Fish House in their Sunday best. They brought signs and cameras and [...]

McCollum gets in a few licks, but Scott survives debate

Today's Spanish-language debate between GOP governor candidates had a few jabs, but no knockout punches. Bill McCollum took a swipe at his opponent Rick Scott's shady history with Columbia/HCA: "'Rick, let's get serious. You said you took responsibility, but the only thing you took was $300 [...]

News: Has BP disaster saved Crist?

The Daily Beast also reports: Once left for dead in his Senate campaign against Marco Rubio, Florida governor Charlie Crist has used the BP spill to show leadership and rise in the polls. ...It would be a painful irony for the GOP if the oil slick approaching the nation’s shores caused one of [...]

Holly does well in fundraising

Attorney General candidate Holly Benson raised $241,696 in the first quarter, just $30,000 shy of her GOP opponent and reigning Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp. Not too bad for a Pensacola girl.

Buzz: Rubio may have other issues

Buzz: Rubio may have other issues

The persistence buzz out of Tallahassee is that Republican U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio may have other issues to battle as investigative reporters dig deeper. The GOP credit card charges may only be the tip of the iceberg. Will post the information as I get it.

Buzz: State GOP leaders and their lavish spending

Conservative political analyst Roger Stone blasts State Republican Party chairman Jim Greer for his lavish spending. Former Florida House Speaker Ray Sansom was roasted in the news for his credit card - GOP AMEX card- spending on a lavish European vacation for himself and his family, expensive [...]

Fred Thompson coming to Pensacola

Fred Thompson coming to Pensacola

Mark your calendars. The Buzz is Fred Thompson will hold a campaign rally in Pensacola next Friday, November 16. It will be in Seville Square around 11:30 a.m. All the GOP muckity mucks will be there with checkbooks. Remember you read it here first. Be sure to bring your Die Hard II DVD to be [...]