George Bennett

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    February 25, 2014

    Venezuelan Protesters Swarm Marco Rubio's Palm Beach County Office

    About 50 or so protesters showed up to Marco Rubio's offices in Palm Beach County to show the senator their support, and protest the Venezuelan government. On Monday, Rubio took to the floor and gave what is probably the best speech of his political career, as he condemned Venezuelan President Nic ... More >>

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    September 27, 2013

    Political Hitman Roger Stone Promotes Book About Kennedy Assassination

    Stone metaphors too numerous to name -- a landslide of them? -- came to mind when I learned that rightwing political hit man Roger Stone had joined Lotus land lefty director Oliver Stone in the JFK conspiracy corps. The rightwing Stone, a former Nixon confidante, has co-authored a new book on JFK's ... More >>

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    September 3, 2013

    Crude Right-Wing Blogger Jack Furnari Leers at Tax Collector Anne Gannon

    The fratboy thug mentality runs deep on the political right, from the acned James O'Keefe to the buffoonish, belligerent Andrew Breitbart (may he rot in hell). Boca Raton conservative activist Jack Furnari is cut from the same crude cloth. Just yesterday, for instance, Furnari made an ass of himsel ... More >>

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    March 26, 2011

    Burmese Pythons Not Going Anywhere

    Courtesy, AP/Everglades Nat'l Park‚ÄčAt left, you'll find the single most interesting picture taken in Florida in the last five years. (Other than this one, I mean.) Pictured is a 13-foot Burmese Python which has bitten off more than it can chew -- except the python has dispensed with the biting, an ... More >>

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    October 11, 2010

    Ron Klein Gives Obama Sloppy Seconds; West and Boehner in West Palm‚ÄčIt's a complicated ballet in South Florida today as politicians warily stump for one another, hedging bets all around. The Palm Beach Post's George Bennett minds the choreography: First off, it's Ron Klein, who's campaigning with the president in Coral Gables later today. Lest too much of ... More >>

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    April 3, 2008
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    June 21, 2007
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    March 29, 2007

    Crotch Rocketeer Killed On First Ride

    The Sentinel's Jerome Burdi tells us about Anthony Thompson, a 26-year-old man who picked up his brand new crotch rocket, a Yamaha YZF-R1 (pictured), last evening at about 7:15 p.m. On his first ride on the motorcycle, he lost control on North Federal Highway in Boynton Beach, slammed into a utility ... More >>

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    March 15, 2007

    Is Arthur Anderson Accountable?

    Remember those "glitches" from Election Night that had Al Zucaro thinking he'd beaten Lois Frankel to become the next mayor of West Palm Beach? Well, George Bennett reports in the Palm Beach Post today that it was the fault of an Internet company hired by the elections office to display the results ... More >>

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    January 22, 2007
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    October 30, 2006
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    August 9, 2006

    Beth Reinhard Adjusts Her Attitude

    Rod Smith, Sack O' Shit The Tribune Co.'s Tallahassee team, Linda Kleindienst and Jason Garcia, tell us of the shameless political smear being used against U.S. Rep. Jim Davis, who is vying against Rod Smith in the Democratic gubernatorial primary. Seems some unsavory folk are spreading the informat ... More >>

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    July 17, 2006

    Weekend News

    -- The Sun-Sentinel's Gregory Lewis had some strong stories over the weekend, starting with a look at some of the real issues involved in the fight over the mosque in Pompano Beach. It's not all religious bigotry, ala O'Neal Dozier, it also involves economic issues, namely Arabic ownership of conven ... More >>