"If the press won't come to us, we will go to them." Thus spake progressive activists who held a "die-in" yesterday outside of the Palm Beach Post to bring attention to the fact that the state legislature is likely to end this year's legislative session without expanding Medicaid, thus leaving tho ... More >>
How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.
The fratboy thug mentality runs deep on the political right, from the acned James O'Keefe to the buffoonish, belligerent Andrew Breitbart (may he rot in hell). Boca Raton conservative activist Jack Furnari is cut from the same crude cloth. Just yesterday, for instance, Furnari made an ass of himsel ... More >>
Florida may be one of the most generous states when it comes to giving, but the Sunshine State also happens to have the worst charities in the nation. According to a yearlong investigation by the Tampa Bay Times and the Center for Investigative Reporting, Florida has 11 of the 50 worst charities i ... More >>
When Hostess Brands declared bankruptcy and shut down all operations in November 2012, a collective tear was shed by the millions of children and adults who loved the company's snack cakes. Almost immediately, there was a run on Twinkies, HoHo's, and Cupcakes as people hoarded the treats to save an ... More >>
Pretty goddamned embarrassing when Palm Beach County's premier performing arts showcase chooses to break the law with impunity rather than do right by its employees. But for 12 years now Palm Beach's Kravis Center has engaged in an illegal campaign of union busting that's simmered like a b ... More >>
U.S. Senate candidate Congressman Kendrick Meek of Miami will be coming to Pompano Beach tomorrow morning to snag another labor endorsement.The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, AFL-CIO, with offices on South Andrews Boulevard, will officially back Meek's bid for the Democratic nomi ... More >>
Got this e-mail just now that the Broward County AFL-CIO will hold a rally tomorrow morning to show support for ... Sheriff Ken Jenne. That's right. S-U-P-P-O-R-T. To wit: June 6, 2006 To All Concerned: There will be a rally of support for Sheriff Ken Jenne on Thursday, June 8 From 7:30 A ... More >>
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The South Florida senator and presidential candidate wheels and doodles
Carol Roberts may not beat Clay Shaw, but don't count her out
Wisecracking Democrats in Tallahassee were steamrollered during the presidential contest. But they didn't take it lying down.
Musicians of the Florida Philharmonic were none too pleased by the settlement of this fall's strike
Union ringleaders hope to rally pugilists to fight for their rights