Small acts of defiance have sometimes sparked political infernos. December 1955: Seamstress Rosa Parks refuses to sit in the back of the bus and touches off the Montgomery bus boycott. August 1980: Electrician Lech Walesa hops a fence at the Gdansk shipyards and goes on to lead a strike that opens a ... More >>
Of course Florida is the hardest place to get unemployment benefits. Because that's how we roll!The U.S. Labor Department is investigating complaints from unemployed Floridians that Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature's labyrinthine gauntlet to receive unemployment compensation is one giant compl ... More >>
Mikel Jones, a former aide to Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings, was convicted for his role in a scheme to defraud a New York venture capital fund that financed the operation of his Philadelphia law firm.Jones, a 55-year-old Boynton Beach resident, was convicted of conspiracy, money laundering, 14 c ... More >>
Rep. Allen West's campaign submitted its quarterly report to the Federal Election Commission at the end of the week, and he scored a few grand from the political action committees of a few companies that think it's a good idea to keep West in office, including Bailout Bank of America and Hall ... More >>
joycekaufman.comJoyce Kaufman -- Best Object of Political HatredNew Times Best of Broward-Palm Beach edition is here, folks.Even as Gov. Rick Scott continues to go lower and lower in the ranks of sanity every week, Joyce Kaufman is still the area's number-one object of political hatred.Kaufman, R ... More >>
A Las Olas doctor provided a woman with a little Botox treatment the other day. She was pushy and rude -- you know the type. When it was time to pay up, she left a decoy purse at the office and skipped out, promising to hit an ATM and return. She didn't. You know the type -- you try to help ... More >>
Photo courtesy Ion Media NetworksDurham County's Det. Mike Sweeney and Ray Prager - two of the worst fathers / husbands in television history.Durham County has a sneaky way of getting under your skin. Maybe it's the familiar anytown where it's set. Or the way the characters line up along a moral ... More >>
Buggah D. Govannah (pronounced Governor) has been a fixture in Miami's hip-hop scene for a long time now. Here's an old picture of him with Wyclef. In this segment of Who's Haitian, Buggah gives you some black history, since it's February and all.
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