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Jim Davis

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    Voters Done Pretty Good Tonight

    Hey, no pending felons were elected by the voters. In South Florida, that's called progress. Let's run this mf-er down: Davie: Tom Truex lost because Davie voters don't want developers to mess up the nature of the town with The Commons. I called Judy Paul as the winner two ... More >>

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    July 17, 2008

    Sugar Daddy

    For bailing out Big Sugar, Charlie Crist gets a hero's medal. Sweet!

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    July 4, 2008
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    July 19, 2007
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    January 23, 2007

    Jailhouse Interview Controversy

    Look, everybody's my friend as far as I'm concerned, so I don't have a problem with the student reporter who wrote down "friend" on the visitor card at the jail to get the interview with Michael Devlin, the newly infamous kidnapper from St. Louis. In fact when I was doing a story on serial rapist an ... More >>

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    November 13, 2006
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    November 8, 2006

    Down On Florida

    I've been goofing on the boys and girls who do the St. Petersburg Times Buzz blog the past couple days, but man I'm really starting to get addicted to that thing. It's definitely the best political blog in the state, easy, and not just because informed reporters are constantly updating it, but becau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2006

    A Bousquet Case

    Where's Pemble? So the St. Pete Times finally admits it: We don't know a damn thing about Charlie Crist. The newspaper's political editor, Adam C. Smith, writes in today's newspaper that Crist is a "mystery": "Who is Governor-elect Crist? He's a national figure without any real identity, a winne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2006

    Race Tightening?

    Polls are all over the place in the governor's race. The Miami Herald has Charlie Crist with a commanding ten-point lead (with a poll conducted by reputable Zogby International), but SurveyUSA has the race between Crist and Jim Davis in a virtual dead heat (via Taeg0n Goddard's PoliticWire): "In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2006

    Davis Speaks

    It's heating up. The Davis campaign today released this statement from Jim Davis and Florida Dem Chair Karen Thurman: --------------- Davis and Thurman Criticize Personal Attack on Crist TALLAHASSEE - Democratic nominee for governor Jim Davis and Florida Democratic Party Chair Karen Thurman ... More >>

  • News

    November 2, 2006

    Crist Denies Trysts II

    Sworn testimony backs up claims that Bruce Jordan boasted of his affair with Charlie Crist.

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2006

    For All You Political Junkies ...

    What follows is the full transcript of last night's gubernatorial debate between Charlie Crist, Jim Davis, and Max Linn. It's, um, really long. CHRIS MATTHEWS, MSNBC HOST: Florida, the state that carried George W. Bush into the White House and elected Jeb Bush twice for governor. A state on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2006

    Hardballed

    Tampa Tribune You have to love a debate that transcends the packaged messages and shakes a little truth from the rafters and moderator Chris Matthews and Reform Party candidate Max Linn delivered that last night in the nationally televised gubernatorial match-up. And guess who paid the price? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2006

    St. Pete Picks Up Crist Story -- And Drops It

    From Sunday's St. Pete Times: ------------------------ "NOT THAT THERE'S ANYTHING WRONG WITH THAT: He's denied it publicly, repeatedly, and clearly, but Republican gubernatorial nominee Charlie Crist has yet to shake the talk that he's gay. There is no evidence that it's hurting his campaign, but ... More >>

  • News

    October 26, 2006

    Crist Denies Trysts II

    Sworn testimony backs up claims that Bruce Jordan boasted of his affair with Charlie Crist.

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    October 26, 2006
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    October 19, 2006

    Charlie Crist Is NOT Gay

    And other things the Republican Party wants you to believe on Election Day.

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2006

    The Inscrutable Crist

    Sunday was a big day for Charlie Crist and Jim Davis stories. Both the Miami Herald and the Palm Beach Post had twin, front-pagep profiles on the gubernatorial candidates -- and all of them were interesting. One of the more interesting comparisons was the way the Herald and Post handled the gay ques ... More >>

  • News

    October 12, 2006

    Charlie Crist Is NOT Gay

    And other things the Republican Party wants you to believe on Election Day.

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    September 19, 2006

    Bad Government, Bad

    Had to comment on this column in The Miami Herald by Sam Terilli, a professor at the University of Miami's School of Communication and a former general counsel at the newspaper. He expounds on the Marti Ten and ultimately blames ... the government: [A] fair degree of the responsibility for ... More >>

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    September 14, 2006
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    September 5, 2006

    Vote the Bastards In

    It's Election Day. Here's a quick rundown of the races the Pulp is sort of interested in. I don't know if these are endorsements or predictions or a bit of both: -- Jim Davis over Rod Smith (stick it to Big Sugar). -- Jeremy Ring over Graber in Florida Senate District 32 (Graber's too mealy-mo ... More >>

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    August 25, 2006

    Gangs and Politics

    Gotta check out this story in the Palm Beach Post by Stephanie Slater and Dianna Smith about a deadly war going on between two Haitian gangs. It all stems, apparently, from a small-time music label called Top 6 Records. The B-Town Boys, one of the groups involved in Top 6, are breaking out -- and th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2006

    Sun-Sentinel Drops The Bag

    Pulp Reader Alert The Sun-Sentinel has its latest Help Team special today: A giant front-page package on ... what to do when an airline loses your bags. This follows yesterday's hard-hitting front-pager on the ever-controversial subject of contact lens care. Diane Lade's article, titled WHERE'S YO ... More >>

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    August 14, 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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2006

    Is Katherine Harris A Ruthless Soviet Dictator?

    Not much time this morning, so just a few South Florida media news gems to pass along: -- Scott Hiaasen's report on the continuing fallout of Arthur Teele Jr. A co-defendant in a criminal case is expected to go on trial soon and his lawyer, Richard Sharpstein, promises: "Even in death, we will vin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2006

    Miami Herald Rights Sentinel's Wrong

    -- I know this story from the Palm Beach Post's Brian E. Crowley is old, but Robert Wexler is such a boob. Stephen Colbert's interviews with congressional members are consistently the best part of the show and the Boca Democrat didn't disappoint him. Hey, he's a veteran politician. He knows how to p ... More >>

  • News

    February 16, 2006

    Red Dollars, Blue Pennies

    Show Us the Broward Money

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    January 26, 2006

    Firing Squad

    A whistleblower is gagged before he's offed in quaint Plantation Acres

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    December 29, 2005

    Business on the Edge

    If you want to get PAID, it helps to have friends on the board

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    July 10, 2003

    Relax -- We've Got Ideas

    The Graham campaign tries to show its mettle in Hollywood -- Grahamlessly

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    July 5, 2001

    Out of 'Toon

    A muddled mission, an overbuilt home, and the indifference of Boca's blue bloods have brought the International Museum of Cartoon Art to the brink of cancellation

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    April 29, 1999

    Hooray For Hollywood!

    Political battles in the city are making it hard for developments like Turtle Nest Suites to win approval. Enter Alan Koslow.

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