Before Scott Rothstein sounded like he was about to soil himself over questions about the murder of Melissa Britt Lewis during the ninth day of his bankruptcy deposition, objections from Assistant U.S. District Attorney Lawrence LaVecchio made things interesting again.Attorney Mary Barzee Flores ... More >>
Ann Coulter is either cynical or crazy. I'm hoping for the latter, because I'd hate to think my home state contains anyone willing to dissemble as freely and viciously as she does in her latest column -- a hot mess of half-assertions and quarter-truths too sloppy to illuminate anything even in th ... More >>
In a U.S. Senate race that has already had so many spectacular plot twists, can anyone blame me for hoping that the biggest shocker is yet to come? But for the Crist-Comes-Outta-the-Closet meme to take hold, it will take some brave pundits besides me to give him a helpful nudge.So with that in mi ... More >>
The Crist-Rubio discussion comes in around the 1:45 mark. There really are similarities between the decision facing Charlie Crist and the one that Sen. Joe Lieberman faced in 2006 after he lost the Democrat primary. Of course, Lieberman opted to run as a third-party candidate, winning the general e ... More >>
It wasn't something in the water but maybe in the soil, the climate, the vines, the heads of winemakers... whatever and wherever, for some reason, the 2007 vintage of California sauvignon blancs generally, well, sucks. Or at least puckers up really, really hard. As thin as Ashley Olsen, as bland ... More >>
Chicago Cubune Watch Thought I'd alert you to an analysis of the Tribune Co. response to the harsh Columbia Journalism Review editorial calling for the end of the Tribune Co. It's from a blog in Chicago called "The Chicago Cubune Watch." When I first saw the title, being from South Florida, I natu ... More >>
Mehlman: So Many Lies, So Little Time The Republican Party is STILL propagating the screwed-up Sun-Sentinel story on the infamous speech by U.S. Rep. Jack Murtha at Florida International University in June. In a letter to supporters, Republican National Committee chairman Ken Mehlman writes that M ... More >>
A Vietnam vet wishes the VA would check its math
A time line chronicling the rise of the first Jewish president
Jim Stork has become the face of Broward's gay community. But is he ready for Capitol Hill?
Give me my job back or I'll call the Anti-Defamation League, you anti-Semite!
Charcuterie Too! at the library offers sandwiches and salads to digest with your words
For Bob Graham's troops, word that he was quitting the race came straight from Larry King
The left, turning right, was plain wrong
Talking war with dissident Jim Mullins is good for a battle-scarred psyche
Bush's war has sent the Democratic Party scurrying for cover
Florida's senator should get out before he gets in
Riding shotgun with Broward County's tiny but angry peace movement
Hawks versus doves versus free-weekly lovers versus anti-Semitic rag haters
South Florida reps push for war. But who are they pushing for?
Marilyn Manson resurrects the same ol' shtick
Andre Fladell doesn't change his clothes much, but he's made quite a splash in the national media
Letters for August 31, 2000
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