John Countryman

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Time To Unmask The Political Operative Behind Online Extortion Attempt

    For those pining for arrests coming from the statewide grand jury investigation, all hope isn't lost. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement, which served as the investigative arm of the grand jury, has compiled all kinds of intelligence during the investigation and could produce charges in the ... More >>

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    January 3, 2011

    Grand Jury Report Another Exercise in Futility

    When ineffective governments lack the strength or wherewithal to act, there is only one thing left for them to do. They issue reports. After Rick Scott is sworn in as governor tomorrow, grand jury starter Crist will have more time to party‚ÄčI can't say that the statewide gran ... More >>

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    March 3, 2009

    Capellini "Not Guilty"? We'll Be The Judge Of That

    Yesterday, the Juice blog published one of the deceptive headlines from one of ex-Deerfield Beach Mayor's Al Capellini's newest propaganda rag, the Deerfield Beach Dispatch. In huge letters, the headline says, "Capellini Cleared." In small letters, between those words are the crucial ... More >>

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    November 18, 2008

    Michael Satz's $100,000 Club

    I was bored so I thought I'd compile the list of all the people at the State Attorney's Office who make $100,000 or more. In light of the recent pay cuts and furloughs, I thought it might be interesting. In all, 27 of Michael Satz's 487 employees have reached triple digits, with a quartet of trusted ... More >>

  • News

    November 15, 2007
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    February 12, 2004

    Stationhouse Capo

    Marano uses his union position to reward loyalists and manipulate the brass, critics say

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    January 23, 2003

    Corruption and Nothingness

    Are they crimes or simply matters for philosophical discourse? Our state attorney wrestles with the question.

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    August 8, 2002
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    April 4, 2002

    Marina Madness

    Like many an activist, Mike Horan challenged the City of Pompano Beach. And like many, he was pummeled.

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    March 14, 2002

    Activist, Interrupted

    Pompano Beach's top dog managed to gag his chief tormentor by playing politics

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    February 3, 2000

    Copping a Homophobic Attitude

    Broward deputy Linda Ashby says she was fired because she's a lesbian. And because she had an affair with a male officer's girlfriend.