Posted in State & National News

GOP Congress theme song: Undo it.

New York Times: Soon after the 112th Congress convenes Wednesday, Republicans in the House plan to make good on a campaign promise that helped vault…

Continue Reading
Posted in State & National News

Economist: Scott’s team misread his report

The problem with unemployment is not overly generous benefits, but the lack of jobs, according to Princeton University Prof. Alan Krueger. Gov-elect Rick Scott’s transition…

Continue Reading
Posted in State & National News

The Daily Beast 2010 Political Awards

From the tears of John Boehner and the resurrection of Harry Reid; Virginia Thomas’ voicemail and Eric Massa’s tickling, 2010 was a long, strange trip….

Continue Reading
Posted in State & National News

FRS one of the best state pensions

Gov.-elect Rick Scott attacked his opponent Florida CEO Alex Sink for mismanagement of the state pension fund, citing how it, like nearly all state pensions,…

Continue Reading
Posted in State & National News

Pritchard pension fund runs dry

New York Times reports Pritchard, Ala. was warned for years that if it did nothing, its pension fund would run out of money by 2009….

Continue Reading
Posted in State & National News

Scott’s transition teams make bold recommendations

….is Pensacola Mayor-elect Ashton Hayward’s team watching Gov-elect Rick Scott’s transition teams? Scott’s groups have made some bold recommendations: Education: Massive restructuring of education that…

Continue Reading
Posted in State & National News

The Daily Beast 2010 Political Awards

From the tears of John Boehner and the resurrection of Harry Reid; Virginia Thomas’ voicemail and Eric Massa’s tickling, 2010 was a long, strange trip….

Continue Reading
Posted in BP Disaster State & National News

Palast arrested

BP-controlled police arrested investigative reporter Greg Palast in Azerbaijan. I interview Greg Palast, who investigated BP’s ties to the Exxon-Valdez disaster, for my cover story:…

Continue Reading
Posted in State & National News

Scott’s advisors make recommendations

From Palm Beach News: Here are some suggestions from Scott’s advisers: Shut down A.G. Holley Hospital in Lantana. Privatize Florida’s three state mental health hospitals….

Continue Reading