A look at what happened over the weekend in South Florida;Neal Jacobson, the Wellington man who on Saturday admitted to murdering his wife and two sons, was still hospitalized Sunday, either from the complications of swallowing a bunch of pills or from the car crash that occurred after the murder ... More >>
And that's bad for Ben Graber, the former Broward mayor and county commissioner who tried to make hay with Robert Wexler's cocaine joke on The Colbert Report and who has a nasty batch of ads that he ran during a bitter primary campaign in 2008. Ads like the one below. With Graber already in the race ... More >>
Only one person had a signYesterday's Health Care Forum at the Palm Beach County Government Center, sponsored by the Republican Party of Palm Beach County, was a fairly subdued affair. A total of two protesters turned up outside the center in support of Progressive Democrats of America: The ... More >>
Yellow Cab czar Jesse Gaddis has been running the taxi dispatch system at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport for decades. But now the dispatch contract is being put out for bid -- and Broward County staff has effectively disqualified Gaddis from the job. In a request for ... More >>
Chicago Cubune Watch Thought I'd alert you to an analysis of the Tribune Co. response to the harsh Columbia Journalism Review editorial calling for the end of the Tribune Co. It's from a blog in Chicago called "The Chicago Cubune Watch." When I first saw the title, being from South Florida, I natu ... More >>
Alright, Davis beats Smith in a close race (which I thought would be even closer). That's what Smith gets for selling his soul to Big Sugar (B.S.) and using dirty political ploys to try to fool voters into thinking Davis was anti-Semitic and racist. The victory sets up what I think is going to be a ... More >>
Broward County Mayor Ben Graber just led a press conference from the emergency management building in Plantation. It was startling, not because of the blah-blah-blah that was uttered, but Graber's tremorous, almost breathless delivery. Graber was clearly nervous -- and that does nothing to instill c ... More >>
Fairway for Investors, Dead End for You
The Christian right tries to muscle a Pompano Beach Islamic congregation.
Here's to Ray McKinney. Who is Ray? He's just a retired fellow in Fort Lauderdale who doesn't like corruption. He called me after I wrote stories about Southwest Ranches last year and said he was going to do something about it. Based on the stuff I'd dug up, he filed an ethics complaint based on th ... More >>
The scam artists/malfeasants come at you in waves in South Florida
Vice Mayor Eggelletion's golfing and business buddy stands to profit from county land deal
(Or at least her pants are.) How Lori lied about her lust for land
It looks like Ben Graber is selling out the public for a high-rolling developer. He says he's making sausage.
Michael Satz's office clears Ilene Lieberman. Some might call it a travesty, but we call it transcendence.
Broward County Commissioner Ben Graber
Either Ilene Lieberman's timing is miraculous or...
The Politics of Profit
Joyce Tarnow is history
How cash-fueled politics and a grudge could cause another election fiasco
Build the Marlins' new home where it belongs. Forget that swampy wasteland to the south.
It wasn't Elections Supervisor Miriam Oliphant who done the county wrong but the County Commission itself
You press the screen. The machine tells you that your vote has been counted. But how can you be sure?
Bush's war has sent the Democratic Party scurrying for cover
You thought there was a problem with Broward credit cards? Get this.
Abortion clinics and counseling centers faced terrorism long before everyone else
When it comes to making deals, developer R. Donahue Peebles has no qualms about filing lawsuits -- or playing the race card
Broward commissioners are spending big bucks on an unlikely airport-growth scheme
A major miscalculation cost Broward County's taxi czar his monopoly
While negotiating a $21 million contract with Broward County, Unisys swept a $100 million health-insurance mess right under the rug.