Posted in Politics State & National News

Gov. Scott announces first state brand. Rejects Florida: The Upside of America

Press Release: Yesterday, Enterprise Florida (EFI) and Governor Rick Scott unveiled Florida’s first-ever business brand in front of EFI’s board of directors and key stakeholders….

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Posted in Pensacola State & National News

Taking Shame issue statewide with Florida Voices column. More lipstick to remove

My Florida Voices column today talks about how conservatives are looking at the wrong figures when they complain about Medicaid expansion. I figure that I…

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Posted in Education State & National News

Scott wants to double-down on education

Gov. Rick Scott called his pay raises for teachers “a double-down” on what he claims has been a billion-dollar investment on the state’s K-12 education…

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Posted in 2012 Presidential Race Politics State & National News

Stafford testifies on Florida election process (testimony)

As I reported last week, Escambia Supervisor of Elections David Stafford and nine other supervisors testified yesterday about their experiences during the 2012 General Election…

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Posted in Education Politics State & National News

Buzz: Scott wanted Board members who pledged no tuition increases

Florida Gov. Rick Scott appointed last Thursday five members to the Board of Governors of the State University System. Our sources are telling us that…

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Another Tea Party failure: Boehner still Speaker. Darn, the angry, old white coalition is losing power

For the last couple days, the Tea Party has been bragging that it had the votes to unseat Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) as the Speaker…

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Posted in Crime News Politics State & National News

Food for guns trade worked in LA. How much chicken can you buy for a rocket launcher?

The Los Angeles Police Department offered for one day only a buyback program. Turn in a gun, get a grocery store gift card. According to…

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Quote of the Day

NY Times published today an article on the decline of the Tea Party since the 2012 General Election. Florida Senate President Don Gaetz (R-Niceville) had…

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Guest Viewpoint: Universal Responsibility

By Winslow Myers— “O that there were some virtue in my tears . . .”—Shakespeare– One of the Dalai Lama’s first principles is something he…

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