Hey lookit, everybody! The state Senate actually agreed on something! Unanimously, even. The Florida Legislature has passed the "Welcome Home" bill on Tuesday. The bill will make Florida veterans eligible for in-state tuition and will provide scholarships for members of the state's National Guard ... More >>
Few journeyman NBA ballers have come to the league packing as much braggadocio as Damon Jones. The Houston native played on 11 teams in as many years, earning a reputation as a deep three man... who came through occasionally (.407 lifetime field goal percentage). But meh stats can always be drowne ... More >>
The State Attorney's Office of Brevard and Seminole counties have announced that George Zimmerman will not be facing his domestic violence charges. And now that he's free to go, Zimmerman is also free to get back the arsenal of weapons seized from his home that could arm a small South American cou ... More >>
It looks like Fleet Week went kaput thanks to the government sequestration, meaning that Navy battleships and crazy aerobatic airplanes won't be coming to Port Everglades this year. However, local organizers are still planning to use local military personnel to have Fleet Week, so all is not lost. ... 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 >>
We're not under attack -- those fighter jets you heard making all that racket yesterday in the skies above Fort Lauderdale are F-16s from the Air Force's Thunderbirds demonstration team, and I'm sorry if the noise woke up your infant or whatever, but this is the coolest thing ever, and that kid need ... More >>
fark.comRocks and deadly missiles both qualify as "deadly missiles" in Florida.After allegedly tossing rocks at cops sitting inside their patrol cars, 18-year-old Sean Quinlan was hit with the most poorly named law in the Florida Statutes -- "throwing a deadly missile."Quinlan isn't even the firs ... More >>
Hunting and fishing trips are becoming more popular for vets.Stalking alligators in a swamp is not the only way veterans can bond and heal during outdoor adventures in Florida. In May, the Legislature passed a bill designating certain portions of state forests hunting areas for injured activ ... More >>
Wanna be my friend?Only six months into office, Gov. Rick Scott is running a little low on friends for his executive team.Mary Ann Carter -- the governor's policy adviser -- handed in her resignation letter today, saying she needed to spend more time with her family.Carter's announcement comes on ... More >>
New Times: You've shown a strong interest in Israel and Israeli politics. My understanding is that you do not favor the two-state solution. Allen West: You mean creation of a Palestinian state? When has there ever been a Palestinian state? Well, if you don't favor the two-state solution, do you ... More >>
Above you'll find Allen West, talking on Sunday at a the second anniversary picnic of Florida 9/12. He is speaking about President Barack Obama's weakness in the face of Muammar Gaddafi. "I don't care what anyone says -- you can't win a war from 30,000 feet," he says. Thank goodness we're not at war ... More >>
Palm Beach County is running so smoothly these days, what it really needs is a taste of Iraqi-style contracting. Private companies rake in billions of dollars supporting the military operations in that stunningly successful war, so why shouldn't they also earn a buck or two at home? That's where Ke ... More >>
America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp, and jihad looms.
PSP players, tonight you game in hell.
The elephant in Guantanamo's living room gets 4,200 calories a day and a Koran.
The Army's realistic first-person shooter bogs down under fire.
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Paul van Dyk returns to high-bpm righteousness
Proposed payment of millions to a wealthy clan amounts to nothing more than stealing from taxpayers for the Bush boys' political gain
Clint Eastwood directs a crew of veterans in his most engaging film in years
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