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    October 27, 2011
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    October 26, 2011

    Allen West Blames Another Bush Policy He Doesn't Like on President Obama

    ​Rep. Allen West likes to play the blame game quite often, and sometimes, he'll let the facts stay at home.This time around, West explained how he's "very concerned" about President Obama's announcement that American troops in Iraq will be brought home before the end of the year, saying it was ano ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    Obama Banking on Florida Fundraisers, Including Eight From Broward and Palm Beach​President Obama's reelection campaign released its list of 351 volunteer fundraisers who have helped him rake in the big bucks -- more than $50,000 -- with 29 of them coming from Florida and eight of them from either Broward or Palm Beach counties.None of the GOP presidential ... More >>

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    August 10, 2011

    Koch Brothers' Advocacy Group Holding Rally in Jupiter Tomorrow; Tour Not Exactly a Success​Americans for Prosperity -- the right-wing funding machine created by the billionaire Koch brothers -- started a statewide tour yesterday to hold rallies blaming President Obama for high gas prices.The tour's first stop yesterday in Jacksonville drew a whopping 15 people -- ... More >>

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    August 5, 2011

    Allen West Proves The Onion Sometimes Gets it Right

    ​The Onion may be the world's greatest source of satirical news, but sometimes its hilarity actually yields more fact than fiction.For President Obama's birthday yesterday, The Onion ran a news brief with the headline "Obama Turns 50 Despite Republican Opposition.""After months of heated negot ... More >>

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    August 4, 2011

    President Obama Turns 50 Today; Let's Recount His Most Magical Moments

    via Photobucket user bluejessamine​President Barack Obama turns 50 years old today -- according to both his "Kenyan" birth certificate and the real one -- and policy decisions aside, it's been a magical ride.That's right, magical. The president has managed to invent a few new states, made fun of N ... More >>

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    July 29, 2011

    President Barack Obama: Demotivational Poster of the Day

    ​Over the next few days, the Pulp will be delivering some fresh demotivational posters featuring everyone's favorite our nation's politicians, just to put a damper on the day for you.First on our list of our collectable art is President Barack Obama, and how he's dealing with the debt-ceiling issu ... More >>

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    July 26, 2011

    President Obama Blamed for Stealing All of Marco Rubio's Internets

    ​Somebody call Al Gore.Sen. Marco Rubio's official website has been down for nearly an entire day, and the St. Petersburg Times thinks President Barack Obama is to blame.Obama asked last night that people call all of their legislators to ask them to find a compromise on all this debt-ceiling drama ... More >>

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    July 19, 2011

    Allen West, Amateur Biologist, Thinks Obama Supporters Are a Threat to Human Evolution

    Allen West: Out to save the human race.​Who knew Rep. Allen West practiced biology on the side? At least he's proven he believes in evolution.In West's column on Red County this week, he describes how upset he is with unemployment,  federal debt, and federal spending, as well as how it's all ... More >>

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    July 9, 2011

    Republicans Against Limiting Kids' Unhealthy Food Ads

    Mmm, tastes like diabetes.​Doctors along with the Obama administration have proposed a way to change childrens' diets in an effort to halt the obesity epidemic. The suggestion is to limit or ban fast-food or unhealthy ads from kids' TV shows.Republicans have responded with a resounding "no," feari ... More >>

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    May 21, 2011

    Four Thoughts For Islamophobes

    ​It's been a busy few weeks for Muslims, Muslim countries, and Islam in the news. Most of the coverage has not been favorable. Here, then, are four thoughts for readers who find themselves worrying about Muslims this Sunday. 1. Muslims serve in the military, too. Last week, the world learned that ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011

    Allen West On Gross Politicization (Speaking of Which: Why's His Daughter Using The "F" Word?)

    ​Allen West's opposition to Barack Obama's "draft executive order" continued in his Weekly Wrapup, in which he wrote this:However, an issue surfaced which could undermine the very fabric of who we are in this constitutional republic.This week a "draft" Executive Order was leaked that would force a ... More >>

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    May 3, 2011

    Rush Limbaugh Digs Obama

    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 >>

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    April 27, 2011

    Obama's Birth Certificate & The Unsinkable Donald

    ​It takes a special kind of person to be smug about conclusive proof of one's idiocy, but Donald Trump has practice. He was smug about the disastrous bankruptcy that resulted from his hubristic overreach; he was smug about refusing to pay unknown millions to European creditors after the real estat ... More >>

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    April 22, 2011

    Florida Republicans Crack Down On Voting

    Nothing but trouble.​The Florida House passed a highly controversial overhaul of election laws on Thursday, which critics say would grossly undermine the fabric of democracy and help ensure a Republican victory in the 2012 election.Supporters of the legislation say that the changes would prevent v ... More >>

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    April 1, 2011

    Obama Keeps Slight Edge in Florida

    via Fort Report​Despite resistance to federal health care reform and the governor's refusal of a federally funded high-speed rail project, President Barack Obama maintains slightly favorable approval ratings among Floridian voters. And the most formidable of his potential Republican opponents is a ... More >>

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    March 13, 2011

    Florida's Loss: Rick Scott's High-Speed Rail Shoot-Down

    Art Seitz Wild Art: Congressman Allen West joins a motley collection of local politicians (including fellow Republican Chip LaMarca, Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler, Charlotte Rodstrom, and Romney Rogers) in Fort Lauderdale for yesterday's St. Patrick's Day festivities. (Photo by Art  ... More >>

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    December 13, 2010

    Did Ritter Entertain Obama At The Diplomat With Campaign Money?

    Did Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter use her campaign fund to help her gain sway with the Obama Administration in the hopes of getting a plum job in the White House? People forget that once upon a time it was supposedly a done deal that Mrs. Ritter was headed to Washington. &n ... More >>

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    October 12, 2010

    Further Proof Obama is a Communist

    ​The photo above: President Obama, who was spotted yesterday taking a to-go order from Miami institution El Mago De Las Fritas. A Frita, by the way, is a Cuban version of a hamburger. Cuban hamburger! What's up Obama? American hamburgers aren't good enough for you? Is your socialist agenda impacti ... More >>

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    June 15, 2010

    Florida Politicians Scrambling to Take Credit for BP Cleanup Escrow Account Idea

    McCollum claims Obama's stealing his material.​It's not often that Republicans pounce on a Barack Obama idea to claim it as their own, but this oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has a way of creating strange bed partners. After reports surfaced Sunday that Barack Obama was preparing to demand t ... More >>

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    June 8, 2010

    Does George LeMieux Think Obama Is Moses?

    Sen. George LeMieux is beginning to doubt whether this Barack Obama fellow really is the Chosen One. Because if he were, Obama would be standing on the shore of the Gulf of Mexico, parting the sea. Oil to the left. Saltwater to the right. And his people (Americans) would be free.Seriously, what's w ... More >>

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    May 17, 2010

    Allen West Pins Oil Spill on Obama, Democrats

    FlickrThe Gulf oil spill suggests that Obama may not, in fact, be Superman.​President Barack Obama and the Democratic Congress failed to see into the future and prevent the April 20 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. What's more, it's apparent that the White House and Congress are not experts on how ... More >>

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    May 6, 2010

    Wilted Wall Street Protest Highlights Obama Fatigue

    Lisa Rab​The small crowd gathered outside the West Palm Beach courthouse at noon today was sweaty and subdued. Holding signs urging people to "Stand With the President: Support Wall Street Reform!" the ten protesters -- polite, mostly middle-aged, in shorts and sneakers -- drew mixed reactions."Ye ... More >>

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    April 19, 2010

    Video Highlights From Last Week's Broward Tea Party​It's almost impossible to describe the sights and sounds of last Thursday's Tax Day Tea Party without making it seem like it was a crowd of angry, government-hating, probably-racist religious nuts willing to exploit their children to convince people the federal government should stop sp ... More >>

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    March 31, 2010

    Two-Thirds of Florida Republican Voters Have Doubts About Obama's Citizenship

    FlickrA birther demonstrating outside the White House.​This poll by Daily Kos came out a few weeks ago, but there's a statistic buried near the bottom that deserves more attention: Roughly one-third of registered Republicans likely to vote in Florida's August primary believe that President Barack ... More >>

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    January 28, 2010

    All Eyes on Obama-Crist Greeting; Hands Above the Waist, Gentlemen!

    Flickr: pauldfullerObama and Crist: a political Romeo and Juliet​Let's be real. Charlie Crist isn't trailing in the Senate race because he's a weak leader who surrounds himself with a coterie of crooked businessmen and conflicted advisers. No, those would be legitimate reasons. Rather, he's traili ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009
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    October 14, 2009

    Did Wexler Have Falling Out With Obama?

    Wexler​In Barack Obama's presidential election, Robert Wexler was one of those linchpins. As an early supporter, he convinced a great many wary Jewish voters in South Florida that Obama would be a friend of Israel, as Obama himself promised. It was crucial to winning Florida.But since Obama won el ... More >>

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    September 12, 2009

    Your 912 Project Scavenger Hunt

    Pretending Obama is a Muslim might never get old. ​Here's a fun way to look at today's so-called 912 events. But first, some background: Eight years ago, this country was struck in the worst terrorist attack in our history. In the days and weeks following, Americans felt a sense o ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009

    Media Spins Survey to Find Racial Divide Between Obama, Whites

    Flickr: uncletony063​This past weekend, the major newspapers in the Tribune company chain, including the Sun-Sentinel, ran this article, originally from the Los Angeles Times, about how Obama is "fast losing white voters' support."And judging by the mostly white tea party types who've been hecklin ... More >>

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    September 9, 2009

    Morning Juice: Justice at a Snail's Pace

    ​On the day that Obama has chosen for his health-care miracle, let's look at what's happening on this rain-spattered peninsula.Opening arguments today in the trial of the week: Toby and Kerstin Fenn, accused of first-degree murder in the death of Elly Lorey -- Kerstin's 89-year-old mother, who had ... More >>

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    September 9, 2009

    Pretty Speech, Barack, But What Will You Do About the Robots Who Will Eat Our Pills?

    Seriously, that classic SNL sketch above is only slightly more absurd than the kind that are being circulated by Boca Raton's state legislator and House Leader Adam Hasner. In tonight's speech, Obama took on the "death panel" myth and the socialism myth and remembered to shave the Hitler mustache th ... More >>

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    August 20, 2009

    Ohmygod Grandma Do Not Rap When the NY Times Reporter Is Around!

    nytimes.comArtificial hip-hop and health care hysteria: all the rage at Sunrise Lakes​They've still working do on destroying Obama's health care plan but in the opening moments of this New York Times video,  Sunrise seniors dealt a death blow to hip-hop. Chilling video here.The accompanying a ... More >>

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    August 14, 2009

    For Cub Reporter, No Love From the Home Crowd

    Flickr: luvreforsale​It's a pity that not all commenters are as classy as those here at Juice. I'm reminded of this disparity after looking hopefully toward the comments field in this NBC6 Miami report about Damon Weaver, the 11-year-old African American boy from poverty-ravaged Pahokee who just m ... More >>

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    August 6, 2009

    Sotomayor Confirmed for Supreme Court

    As was widely expected (and dreaded, in conservative quarters) the U.S. Senate gave its approval to Barack Obama's appointment for U.S. Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor. Florida's Sen. Mel Martinez was one of just nine Republicans to cast a vote in favor of the appointment. That's because he fell head ... More >>

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    June 19, 2009

    Obama's Listening Tour Comes to Broward Monday

    Flickr user: fyunkieSure, President Obama's ears are big, but he's got a helluva lot of people competing for their attention. If you have a message you hope will make its way to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., your best bet may be to attend Monday's "Listening Tour" stop in Plantation.  The prez himsel ... More >>

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    June 18, 2009

    D-Wade Invited to D.C., May Play One-on-One With Obama Obama has game, but can he beat MV3? When the president says he wants you to come over to play some hoops, you go. Especially if you're a gold-medal-winning NBA champion who comes from the same neighborhood in Chicago. Dwyane Wade will meet with Obama in Washington, ... More >>

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    April 9, 2009

    From Plants to Panthers: Endangered Species News

    If you've got somethin' to say about the fragrant prickly-apple or the pygmy fringe-tree, now is your time.  The Fish and Wildlife Service is doing a five-year status review of these endangered species, as well as the Brooksville bellflower, snakeroot, Cooley's water-willow, scrub blazingstar, ... More >>

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    March 31, 2009

    New Perspective on How Obama Won Florida -- or not?

    Obama at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise this fallFreshly arrived election data, suggests that Barack Obama's defeat of John McCain in Florida was not the product of an energized Democratic base:Updated election data shows that Florida Republicans actually turned out at a greater rate than Democr ... More >>

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    March 30, 2009

    In Hallandale, National Review Writer Finds Liberals to Lampoon

    Doesn't really look like Obama, but he smiles. And he's black(ish).After eight years of watching Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Michael Moore crack wise over the dunderheadedness of a Republican president, the arrival of a Democrat in the Oval Office means the Republican humorists get their turn.B ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009

    Waste Reduction a Red-hot Political Trend

    With Americans stressing about the economy, politicians at every level are either skimping on the usual luxuries that come with elected office, or pillorying their rivals for failing to do so. But mostly, they're trying to do both.The Obama administration, which staged a bargain basement inauguratio ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    And Now, a Break From the Gloom and Doom in the South Florida Housing Market

    Maybe the worst days of this region's housing crisis are finally behind us.A day after President Barack Obama outlined a plan to help as many as 9 million families avoid foreclosures comes news that the number of foreclosure filings in South Florida fell 12 percent in January.

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    February 18, 2009

    Teflon Charlie Rules Lauderdale Stage

    The big punchline in Washington D.C. these days is "bipartisanship." Barack Obama wants to be friends with Republicans but they don't want to be friends with him. Of course, it's all politics. The Republicans have nothing to gain from jumping on the Obama bandwagon and everything to gain if that wag ... More >>

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    February 16, 2009

    Pembroke Pines Mayor Has Most Boring Stimulus Wish List Ever

    With its 150,000 population, Pembroke Pines stands to get a nice, fat slice of the $10-12 billion coming to Florida from the economic stimulus package Obama will sign into law today. How will Mayor Frank Ortis spend his Obama bills? Not on hookers nor cocaine. Not on a U2 performance at city hall. N ... More >>

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    February 13, 2009

    Koala Overdose

    The Australian bush fires that started on Saturday have racked up a devastating death toll, with 181 confirmed dead and it could total over 200. How does the world comfort itself? By oohing and ahhing over a rescued koala bear. Get outta the way, you un-cuddly human survivor with unsightly burn woun ... More >>

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    February 4, 2009

    Wasserman Schultz Pushing for Delay in Digital TV Switch

    Starting February 18, television signals are scheduled switch to digital, meaning that people with analog televisions (read: the elderly) who don't have converter boxes would lose their signal. But today the U.S. House of Representatives voted to push conversion back to June. President Obama is expe ... More >>

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    January 23, 2009

    Morning Juice: Fear Broward's New Child Teacher, Fidel Succumbs to Internets

    The president falls prey to the Vulcan mind meld. The newest teacher in Broward County schools is an 11-year-old child prodigy. Some might say that Adora Svitak is an inspiration to children everywhere because she has already taught college classes, appeared on CNN, published a book, taken over the ... More >>

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    January 23, 2009

    Talking With Chuck D About Obama

    Image via are few rap songs as important to modern culture as Public Enemy's "Fight the Power," a rallying cry against political indifference. Well, it's been 20 years since PE's frontman Chuck D helped scare the hell out of white America, and a black man now ... More >>

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    January 23, 2009

    Obama's BFF (Best Florida Friend) Embroiled In Home Renovation Scandal

    Sun-SentinelBroward County Mayor Stacy Ritter's involvement with a billion-dollar Ponzi scheme should finally wise Barack Obama up about his supporter, friend, and possible White House hire (that's the two of them pictured above at an Obama rally at the BankAtlantic Center la ... More >>

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    January 22, 2009

    If There's a Conspiracy, Florida Journalist's in on It

    No television cameras bore witness to President Barack Obama's second oath of office -- just a single photographer who snapped the shot above, of two people who vaguely resemble Obama and Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, their right hands raised and looking all oath-y. Or... it really happe ... More >>

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