Newly minted Broward Sheriff Scott Israel isn't screwing around.
First he gets into office and starts firing people willy-nilly, and now this.
Israel has suspended Broward Sheriff's Officers Lt. Dave Benjamin and Det. Jeff Poole.
The reason for the suspensions: The Scott Rothstein effect.
For the first time, Egypt held a democratic election. Mohamed Morsi was named president-elect of the country, which ousted President Hosni Mubarak last February as part of the "Arab Spring" of democratic protests. Morsi is a former member of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood -- which worries some peop ... More >>
It's the perfect storm of Allen West talking points: His arguments for war with Iran combine his love of hyperbolic rhetoric (a "second holocaust" is coming), his ardent defense of Israel, his need to disagree with Barack Obama on every possible issue, and his insistence that diplomacy is fo ... More >>
flgov.comGov. Rick Scott, with gentlemen who may or may not be job creators.Going through the list of Florida's top 50 trading partners -- compiled by Enterprise Florida -- you may notice Israel sure isn't on the list.Apparently, Florida engages in more trade activity with countries like Guya ... More >>
D. Sharon Pruitt via FlickrThis proud burger represents our country. Here's something that should be shown in every history class in Junior High School - a video representing every war that America's been in from WWII to present day...using food.
In this video by Stefan Nadelman entitled Food Fig ... More >>
New Times: You've shown a strong interest in Israel and Israeli politics. My understanding is that you do not favor the two-state solution.
Allen West: You mean creation of a Palestinian state? When has there ever been a Palestinian state?
Well, if you don't favor the two-state solution, do you ... More >>
Rubio."As we work to reduce wasteful government spending," wrote Sen. Marco Rubio in a letter to Mitch McConnell on Thursday, "we recognize that providing for the national defense is a constitutional responsibility of the federal government. Therefore, we must continue to prioritize the security ... More >>
flickr.comWhile millions of Americans get ready to watch the biggest sporting event of the year, today's match up between the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers, more than a hundred South Floridians will be rallying outside the Federal building in Fort Lauderdale, showing their support ... More >>
FlickrMarco Rubio is correct in saying that Barack Obama's policy toward Israel is a departure from that of past U.S. presidents. But in his Friday speech at the Republican Jewish Coalition, Rubio neglected to describe the Golden Age of Israeli-Palestinian relations produced by American diplomats ... More >>
Flickr user: SEIU InternationalGuess who's not coming to dinner.Dennis Kucinich, the Ohio congressman known for his love of television cameras and his quixotic presidential bids, will no longer be the keynote speaker at this Saturday's Palm Beach County Democratic Party dinner. He canceled the gi ... 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 >>
WexlerIn 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 >>
New Times photo by Tara NieuwesteegWiley ThompsonIt sure sounds like a troubling bit of news: Former Broward Sheriff candidate Wiley Thompson has landed a sweet job with victorious Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti -- the same candidate Thompson had crossed party lines to endorse after he lost in the Augu ... More >>
Ali Elhajj, a 35-year-old software engineer who lives in Weston, grew up Muslim in Lebanon. Eight years ago, he converted to Christianity. He found peace in his new religion, but he was also alarmed by how American Christians spoke of circumstances in Palestine. "I find ... More >>
John de Groot supplies a quote regarding the conflict between Jews and Arabs and challenges Pulp readers to guess who uttered the words.
The Jews and the Arabs have been doing violence to each other for most of my life.
Just as generations of the wo ... More >>