Governor Evil's Rick Scott's secretary of state, Ken Detzner, hit Ft. Lauderdale yesterday on the last stop of his "Project Integrity" road show, which the state describes as an effort to "[protect] the voting rights of eligible voters from those who may cast an illegal vote." Voter fraud is commo ... More >>
Back in July, we told you about transgender nursing student Alex Wilson, who was told by administrators at Pinellas Technical Education Centers that she could not use the ladies' restroom and was forced to walk across campus to use a single-person's restroom instead. The school also allegedly threat ... More >>
Florida is (again) scheduled to kill a man whom many say is too sick to die. John Errol Ferguson -- a 65-year-old paranoid schizophrenic who claims he is the "prince of God," has powers from the sun, and will be resurrected after death to foil a communist plot against America -- is scheduled to be ... More >>
Our favorite reformed pot smuggler and marijuana legalization activist, Bobby Platshorn, is at it again, with an ingenious scheme to bring the good word on maryjane to the attention of legislators and the general public. And once again he's drawing on support from an unexpected quarter of the popula ... More >>
Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw's counter-terror tattletale program C-PAT (Community Partners Against Terrorism) first drew widespread attention in late April, with news of a $1 million grant of state money for "Prevention Intervention" units to act preemptively on tips gathered from the prog ... More >>
In what can only be described as a rare bout of good sense, FAU administrators have decided to forgo disciplinary proceedings against seven students involved in a March 22 demonstration on the school's Jupiter campus. The seven were protesting the school's naming rights deal with global private pris ... More >>
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It was hard not to feel sorry for FAU President Mary Jane Saunders on Monday afternoon, confronted in her office with an impromptu occupation by some 40 students protesting the school's decision to grant naming rights for the FAU football stadium to the notorious private prison operator GEO Group.Se ... More >>
Out in Deerfield Beach, on a piece of government-owned property, an 8.5-foot-tall tower of beer cans is looming over baby Jesus. No, this isn't some rogue Art Basel installation that crossed the county line. It's Chaz Stevens' salute to the holiday season. Since the end of November, Steven ... More >>
There's been a bunch of news about the proposed immigration detention center in Southwest Ranches over the past week or so, but none of it has been substantive information about, say, whether the contract is actually going through after ICE's weird about-face last month.As a reminder, that's when IC ... More >>
Math classWe told you earlier this month about SB 98, a bill that passed the Florida Senate that would allow prayer in Florida's public schools. It would have to be approved by both the Florida House and Gov. Rick Scott to become a law, and at the time nothing had happened in the House to indicat ... More >>
The Broward Commission unanimously voted down a draft ordinance proposed by County Administrator Bertha Henry to require people to apply for and obtain permits to engage in "expressive activities" at county facilities -- a mandate that many members of the public see as a stab at the First Ame ... More >>
Scott can't even get his dirty deeds enforced.Four months ago, we brought you a sobering catalog of Rick Scott's dirtiest deeds as chief executive of this fair state. There were a dozen items on the list -- gems like outsourcing prisons to political donors, slashing funding for public educa ... More >>
inquisitr.comThe Florida Supreme Court will decide whether this is your First Amendment right.The issue of whether it's the First Amendment right of Florida drivers to blast obnoxious music from their cars way louder than anyone needs to will be heard before the Florida Supreme Court.The court sc ... More >>
UPDATE: As of 10:20 a.m., there are now 250 people who say they're showing up on Saturday.Occupy Fort Lauderdale appears to be picking up steam -- when we wrote Monday evening that the group announced its first meeting would be held on Saturday, there were about 20 or so people who confirmed on F ... More >>
mclovinidmaker.comHoward Simon, executive director of the ACLU of Florida, has sent a letter to Gov. Rick Scott asking that the state end the practice of selling driver's license information, saying that the sales violate Floridians' expectations of privacy.The sales of the information -- which i ... More >>
State lawmakers want to keep people from having sex with animals. U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson wants to keep lawmakers from screwing voters.Although it seems like Gov. Rick Scott will make the bold and progressive move of banning bestiality, he still plans to screw voters. The election overhaul bill, wh ... More >>
Screw the 15th Amendment. This is Florida.Florida's legislative attack on voter rights easily passed the House last week and looks like it will surely sail through the Senate to become law. We're not alone, though. Our state's attempt to disenfranchise a massive amount of its citizens is actuall ... More >>
flickr.comThis week the Transportation Security Administration announced that travelers who don't want strangers to see their naked form in a full-body scanner and also don't want a stranger groping them will not be fined $11,000 for their refusal to cooperate. (If you decline the searches and th ... More >>
A bizarre, disputed, cocaine-fueled mania is killing Floridians, especially when they're jolted with a Taser.
When it comes to electoral reform, you're the boss. Cast your mind back to your seventh-grade Civics class, when Mrs. Brown drew that sprawling chart on the blackboard detailing the branches of government. That's when you first found out you had something like a moral duty, as a citizen of this g ... More >>
John MarekOn August 19, 48-year-old John Marek will be put to death by the State of Florida unless there is a major last-minute intervention by the governor or the courts. In 1983, Marek and a friend, Raymond Wigley, drove to Florida from Texas. On June 16 of that year, the two men encountered t ... More >>
Full of itself and not half as funny as it thinks it is, Hamlet 2 is simply tragic
The new fad cities can't seem to resist keeping sex offenders out of every nook and cranny.
The music industry's ongoing problems continue to affect the local dance community
The left, turning right, was plain wrong
Talking war with dissident Jim Mullins is good for a battle-scarred psyche
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The weapon du jour of South Florida cops is the Sage SL-6, a gun that shoots big rubber bullets that hurt like hell but don't kill. They hope.