Call it a match made in heaven.Rick Santorum is best-known (among 20-something alt-weekly types, at least) as the evangelical homophobe who likened gay relationships to "man-on-dog" sex and consequently suffered the wrath of Dan Savage's revolting Google bomb.Jim Naugle is known locally as the fo ... More >>
FEMA conducted an audit of Broward School Board spending of federal funds after hurricanes Katrina and Wilma and found the school board may have squandered millions of dollars, according to a report issued by the Department of Homeland Security this week.. "The School Board did not account for FEMA ... More >>
Flickr: Jeffrey BeallWaste Management has a strangle-hold on the Broward trash industry.Let's not get too carried away with the celebration for our soon-to-be cheaper trash bills.We had been paying $98.50/ton for trash. And now Broward residents will pay $61.75/ton. That's because we've finally p ... More >>
Classic Naugle: The mayor says he became aware of gay sex in his backyard. Revelers in Fort Lauderdale will be drinking rainbow-colored beer and wearing sexy Leprechaun outfits today to celebrate one thing: the day super anti-gay Mayor Jim Naugle leaves office. It's too easy, thought, to bash the g ... More >>
Are you as excited about the Fort Lauderdale City Commission election as I am? I thought so. Are you as excited as ex-commissioner Tim Smith? Fat chance.For the uninitiated, Smith's blog has a Pavlovian response to impolitic remarks by Mayor Jim Naugle, which keeps him plenty busy. For the longest t ... More >>
Does Mayor Jim Naugle still know Fort Lauderdale?
It's a Freakin' Show
Testing Naugle's fantasy
When There's This Much Money Involved, Feel Free to Scam
In Saturday's Sun-Sentinel, there were two 1B stories regarding a "commissioner." Each was about Carlton Moore, who has been in the news a little bit too much lately. In one the articles, Brittany Wallman (I don't have to do a disclaimer anymore, do I?) and Brian Haas detail how the police failed to ... More >>
Where would the Sun-Sentinel be without Mike Mayo? Today he finally gives the newspaper a whiff of credibility with his column about Ken Jenne's hiring of John Hanlon. Before, he was nailing the Hard Rock for stiffing the guy who won the $260,000 jackpot when the regular staff seemed suspiciously ab ... More >>
-- Good Jim reared his head in the Miami Herald today. Todd Wright quotes Mayor Jim Naugle: "I think the ugliest side of local politics are the developers and vendors give thousands of dollars to candidates. For that money they get access. If you got a major contributor, you are going to return th ... More >>
That's Naugle's Back With all due respect to Mike Mayo, all this hand-wringing over Mayor Jim Naugle's quotes about affordable housing is pretty dull. Anybody who has been paying attention to Naugle for the past decade or two knows that he's a right-wing provocateur. And the mayor's quote about his ... More >>
Before looking at the weekend highlights from the morning papers, let's quickly address the Help Team/Sun-Sentinel Watch. You know, where the so-called Help Team tries to fix little neighborhood problems like dim streetlights, debris, and, today, missing signs on Pompano "roundabouts." What, is Prin ... More >>
So I was interviewing Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle last night about a story and he starts going off about the media, specifically about the Sun-Sentinel. Here's a synopsis of what was said: Naugle: It's a national crisis. People have really lost faith in the media and the new media is saving t ... More >>
A modern-day visionary still shines brightly through his houses and his blind son
Greed, neglect, and the bulldozer's blade chew away at the work of Fort Lauderdale's master builder
Maybe the hurricane was just what we needed
The Nabes Bite Back
What exactly did the mayor say to the commissioner at City Hall?
The pros aren't impressed with candidate Clark's handlers
Jim Naugle, Fort Lauderdale mayor
Fort Lauderdale is hell-bent on becoming a rich boomer bore town
The political demise of mayoral candidate Tim Smith heralds a new age in Fort Lauderdale politics
Letters for November 16, 2000
Letters for November 2, 2000
Fort Lauderdale's mayor packs a pistol, opposes gay rights, and hopes to hang 'em high
When the Cleveland Clinic closes, who will save lives on the barrier island?
While his city is lauded as a leading destination for gay tourists, Fort Lauderdale mayor Jim Naugle continues to condemn the lifestyle as immoral
Rumored affairs with two underlings may have cost Pete Witschen the Fort Lauderdale city manager's job. Was it a political smear job?
Consultants Hazen and Sawyer oversaw one the biggest utility failures in Fort Lauderdale history. So why does the city keep hiring them?
Coming soon to a courtroom near you: dueling conspiracy theories that pit Fort Lauderdale's finest against their political bosses. One certain verdict: There's a price to pay for tangling with civic activist Sonny Irons.
The ACLU will file suit against Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle for his proposed prayer meeting in the city commission chambers.
The county's decision to spend big bucks on a shiny new federal post office has advocates of the poor hopping mad