Barack Obama's approval rating is pretty abysmal right now in Florida, at 44 percent. That number seems OK until you consider that Gov. Rick Scott is at 43 percent. Then you realize that number is terrible. But Floridians aren't so disenchanted with the president that they're seeing red. A Quinnipi ... More >>
Jeb! Bush is speaking in Texas on Wednesday. Hillary Clinton is also slated to speak in Texas on Wednesday at a different event. Also in Texas on Wednesday: 2016 Presidential Hopeful Speculation!
Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush have seemingly been jockeying for position under the proverbial basket for the proverbial rebound that is the run to the White House in 2016 -- particularly in Florida, which is not only a vital swing state but also has the potential to screw up every presidential election u ... More >>
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was admitted to New York Presbyterian Hospital Sunday after doctors found a blood clot related to a concussion she suffered ten days ago. Earlier this month, Clinton was sick with a stomach virus when she fainted and banged her head, causing a concussion and openi ... More >>
The local personalities, egos, and public figures who swung through the news cycle this week, ranked by New Times' crack research department using through a highly scientific algorithm (i.e. cocktail napkins and a Boggle board). 5. Congressman Allen West. The clock might be running out for Congress' ... More >>
Allen West appeared on Fox & Friends this morning to play the GOPers favorite new game: LET'S BEAT THE WHOLE BENGHAZI THING INTO THE GROUND BECAUSE THAT'S HOW WE ROLL! West, who should know a thing or two about military scandals and things of that nature, came out and basically said that Secret ... More >>
The nation just went through a long, arduous, heated election cycle that felt almost as endless as standing in line for eight hours to vote. And that means only one thing: TIME TO START TALKING ABOUT THE NEXT ELECTION HELL YEAH!See also: -Jeb Bush Favored Over Marco Rubio for President, Accordi ... More >>
saucesome.netFifty percent of Florida voters say otherwise.According to a poll released yesterday evening by Suffolk University, Florida voters like highly unlikely vice-presidential scenarios.If Sen. Marco Rubio were to be the selection on the GOP ticket, pollsters say Republicans would carry Fl ... More >>
The Broward Republican Party is holding its "Grand Old Party BBQ" at Ronald Bergeron's ranch next month. Bergeron, a developer, has become more and more involved with the GOP recently, sponsoring just about everything it's been doing, from the recent Lincoln dinner to the party's website. Li ... More >>
The Islam-hating preacher with a ridiculous 19th-century mustache, who threatened to host International Burn A Koran Day on the anniversary of 9/11 but then reneged, torched a copy of the Muslim holy book this past weekend. During Sunday service at the tiny Gainesville church, Pastor ... More >>
Robert Levinson's family says that the retired FBI agent was in Iran to investigate a cigarette-smuggling case when he disappeared in Iran in 2007. Since then, his family has urged the Iranian government to cooperate with an investigation, to little avail. No news of his whereabouts or whether he ... More >>
James Madison, the so-called Father of the Constitution and apparent dunce, neglected to write something in there about not spending too much money. But George LeMieux was not not elected to allow oversights like this. Besides, he's been a U.S. Senator for, like, 90 days and he has three children (a ... More >>
Is it the one that Rubio's campaign released yesterday, seen below? Or is it the more controversial one that Rubio has denounced as "offensive" and "grotesque." (He forgot, "hilarious.") I've posted that video after the jump.
With Job for a Cowboy and the Red Chord.
Photo by Flickr user mariannaFHomemade labneh just can't top Al-Salam's.Obama is speaking in Cairo, even quoting verses from the Qur'an, glad-handing Arab leaders, and no doubt settling down for intimate talks with King Abdullah II over a pot of Turkish coffee and some sticky pastries loaded with pi ... More >>
(Spoiler Alert: If you haven't seen the movie The Prestige, stop reading this post now, because I'm going to give away a crucial plot twist.)Remember that seemingly impossible trick in The Prestige by Christian Bale's character? On one side of the stage, he closes a door behind himself while in the ... More >>
Corruption-busting lawyer Bruce Udolf wants to be Broward sheriff. After the Ken Jenne experience, though, are voters too suspicious of lawyers turned cops?
Rev up your Swift Boats, boys. The Obama campaign is coming to town.
A rogue state meets presidential candidates who pine for its fickle heart
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Seniors Scorsese and the Stones together again
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What Now, Truth Seeker?
The big investigation among this week's Big Three newspapers was the Palm Beach Post's look at abuse of the federal government's food stamp program after Wilma. Good work by Kathleen Chapman, but I don't know about the headline "Real need or unchecked greed?" Anybody who would wait in ridiculous li ... More >>
Forget Joel Daves. Lois Frankel rules.
Florida House minority leader Lois Frankel is waging an impossible campaign for governor
Fort Lauderdale's mayor packs a pistol, opposes gay rights, and hopes to hang 'em high
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