Veterans Day is this Monday, November 11 and many restaurants are thanking the people who protect our country with free meals and great deals. All of the deals require valid I.D. and most offers are open to both retired military, veterans, and active members of the U.S. military. Some are even exte ... More >>
Just because the U.S. military remains on high alert during the government shutdown, it doesn't mean they are less affected by it. Essential services for them -- including commissaries -- have been cut off until Congress gets its act together, putting a real crimp in military family budgets. The co ... More >>
A day without beer is a day not worth living, except that day could be spent finding more beer. Same with beer news. You got to stay on the up and up or else you'll be drinking swill your whole life. This was a good week for beer, as Bell's Brewery wins a battle against an oil company wanting to p ... More >>
Tom Rooney, your 17th congressional district rep, isn't too fired up about the U.S. possibly taking military action in Syria. Or, as the Palm Beach Post puts it, he's "apprehensive" and "wary" of any action. "I'm pretty against getting involved in a Sunni-Shia civil war," Rooney says. According t ... More >>
Fresh off their rejection of trying to get public funding for their stadium renovations, the Miami Dolphins' head honchos are preparing to make a bid to host a Super Bowl by presenting a winning idea: Having a football game played on a real-life Navy aircraft carrier! *high five!* According to th ... More >>
Didn't take conservative blowfish blowhard Rush Limbaugh long to jump into the Newtown fray and open his mouth hole to say things about how the media, the Left, Democrats, and all other Pee-On-the-American-Flag-and-Use-the-Constitution-to-Wipe-Their-Dicks Freedom-Hating Groups to come out and try to ... More >>
College students have a lot of sex. This much you already knew.But what you might not have known is that they're being smart about it. Especially here in Florida.Safe sex awwriiight!!Trojan Condoms did their annual rankings how healthy college students' sex life is on 141 U.S. colleges and universit ... More >>
The political entity that is Congressman Allen West would not exist without the military. It is his sole qualification for office, and he touts it at every opportunity. You would be hard-pressed to find any public statement from "the Colonel" that doesn't mention his military service, and he's justi ... More >>
It's a small bill, but we've finally got a hint of bipartisanship in Florida.Lawrence Davis was a World War II veteran who died without any family, any money -- or any casket. He was buried in a Florida national cemetery in 2004 in a cardboard box. His body was discovered years later by maintenance ... More >>
Last week we told you about Allen West's assertion that federal student loans are communist, something found "in a book written by Marx or Engels called The Communist Manifesto." He said in a video posted June 14 that "it's called the state control of education."Well, two days after that video was p ... More >>
The U.S. Department of Defense is conducting drone operations from at least four sites in Florida, and it plans to add three more sites in the future, according to data gathered and released by the nonprofit Public Intelligence. The group released this week an interactive Google map that shows ... More >>
Original post, 2:37 a.m.:Legislation was considered late Thursday night to specifically ban the indefinite detention of persons detained on American soil on suspicion of terrorism.It was an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013, and would settle the most controvers ... More >>
Assuming you, like most of our dear readers, are a lily-livered sissy who has never made it through a "Hell Night" or advanced Navy SEAL training, here are a couple of things you may not know.1. There are former Navy SEALs who teach classes on how to be like a Navy SEAL, like this guy:2. There are o ... More >>
Another GOP presidential debate in Florida last night apparently presented the opportunity for audience members to make asses of themselves on national television again, this time by booing a gay soldier stationed in Iraq.During the Fox News/Google debate in Orlando, a question was given to Rick ... More >>
gunslot.comDo you happen to need an AK-47, as well as a company to process your credit card transactions?If so, that would make today your lucky day, strangely enough.MerchantService.com -- a Sarasota-based company that provides the equipment and processing for credit-card transactions in busines ... More >>
activerain.comWest Palm Beach Veterans Affairs Medical CenterThe Palm Beach State Attorney's Office announced today that it has charged 19 people at the West Palm Beach Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center with running the place like a pill mill.According to State Attorney Michael McAuli ... More >>
More than 80 U.S. lawmakers are headed to Israel during Congress' vacation, but Rep. Allen West said yesterday he's more than ready to come back to the House floor and run the place by himself.Both chambers of Congress are in recess until September 5, which hasn't been sitting too well with sever ... More >>
His most devout fans insist it's sarcasm, but it's not: Palm Beach's loudest gazillionaire began his Monday radio broadcast with breathless, effusive, totally over-the-top and completely sincere praise of President Obama. (See the video after the jump.)Said Limbaugh:Ladies and gentlemen, we need to ... More >>
West: Don't get gay on me.It's April in the Year of Our Lord 2011, and most Floridians have reached an accommodation with Allen West. As summer looms and West's congressional career blossoms into maturity, he's almost begun to seem normal. He still hates Muslims, but at least he's polite about it ... More >>
Break ranks, soldier!"What a week," wrote Congressman-elect Allen West to his supporters yesterday, "as we draw closer to a very Merry Christmas." On the evidence, Allen West defines "merry" a bit differently from the rest of us, for he spends the next fifteen paragraphs explaining Barack Obama's ... More >>
Cal Thomas.Conservative columnist and over-syndicated radio blowhard Cal Thomas doesn't live around here, so he may not have seen our summary dismemberment of the suddenly-fashionable "chaplain's argument" against the repeal of don't ask, don't tell. But there he is, on the opinion page of our on ... More >>
Coulter: all-gay batallions would scare the extremism out of the enemy.Is there a Floridian more fun, more frisky, more flagrantly insane than Ann Coulter? Maybe! But if so, we don't know about it -- because that person, whoever s/he may be, doesn't do us the profound service of sharing his or h ... More >>
Three South Floridians made uncommon waves with their opinions on don't ask, don't tell this week. One worried about the military worrying about sex, one decided that male Lady Gaga fans must be gay (which is true, actually), and one worried about the free speech of chaplains. 1. Allen West Wants th ... More >>
SteinmanFor gays serving in the U.S. military the fear of exposure exists at every level of the chain of command. Just ask Dr. Alan Steinman. In the early Nineties, Steinman served the four final years of a 25-year career a rear admiral in the U.S. Coast Guard as its director of health and safety ... More >>
Approximately two weeks ago, the House of Representatives passed an amendment, introduced by Congressman Alcee Hastings, that would prohibit people affiliated with hate groups from joining the military. The amendment is one of dozens tacked on to the National Defense Authorization Act for 2010 -- th ... More >>
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