Bob Norman is not a man to gloat, so we're doing it for him. During his 13 years as a writer at this periodical (four as feature writer, nine as a columnist, five of those nine as the Daily Pulp blogger), he has had a rash of successes -- especially if you count sending corrupt public officials to ... More >>
Ynot with son Max just days prior to his death UPDATED: The SAO just announced that it has filed charges in the case of graffiti artist Jonathan "Ynot" Corso. The release: The Broward State Attorney's Office has charged Reynaldo Rodriguez, 32, with vehicular homicide in ... More >>
FlickrLegal advisers to Broward governments should have a sharper eye for elected officials' conflicts.Broward County governments are each supposed to be protected by a single attorney who can advise them on how to steer clear of the kinds of conflicting interests that could land them in jail. So ... More >>
The local headlines this Monday morning:Hollywood's charter review committee has drafted a list of ethics reforms that would try to prevent incidents like the one that got former commissioner Keith Wasserstrom thrown in jail. But those reforms still need the support of the city seven commissioner ... More >>
The deadline for filing to run in the March election is January 9 -- and Deerfield Mayor Al Capellini, who has filed early and often during his two-plus decades in office -- has yet to open his campaign. This is highly unusual and rumors abound that ... More >>
The Wasserstrom conviction should have at least a few pols shaking in fear — but, hey, this is Broward
Judge Lazarus takes justice into his own hands in the Keith Wasserstrom trial
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The Sun-Sentinel's front-page feature on Hollywood Mayor Mara Giulianti left me wondering why the hell it had been written, other than to gross us all out with the information that the 62-year-old Giulianti and her husband like to "skinny-dip" in their backyard hot tub. That horrific image is not go ... More >>
Mara Wants "Transparency" Mayor Mara Giulianti, after decades of being against any type of ethics in government at all, has finally seen the light. In her "Facets of the Diamond" column in the puffy South Florida Sun-Times the Hollywood honchess breaks the news that she is now recommending a new "E ... More >>
While scandal rages in Hollywood, Whit Van Cott waits for his payday with a rod and reel.
It's never too late to clean up Broward County.
Even with a housing bust and bad court verdicts, the show goes on.
Here's what I'm tired of: America patting itself on the back for dumping the Republican Congress. Democracy works, they say. People were smart enough to see through the lies. America isn't really a dumb brute of a country. Ask Marilyn Ginsburg of Boynton Beach, who wrote a letter to the Sun-Sentinel ... More >>
I keed. Vote. It's important. Ralph De La Cruz has an inspirational column about it in the Sun-Sentinel today, but for some reason it's not on the newspaper's web site. So if you don't have the paper, you'll just have to take my word for it. But there's more than just voting happening today -- t ... More >>
Gov. Jeb Bush's office released e-mails exhanged between the gov and disgraced congressman Mark Foley yesterday and, thankfully, we are none the wiser on the size of Jeb's member. But Dara Kam of the Palm Beach Post reports that there were some interesting exchanges about Foley's concern about getti ... More >>
Okay, if you want to have some fun, go to Google, punch in hollywood florida and then see the top ad at the front of the page. You should get this. It's a Keith Wasserstrom google ad that says: "Father of 3, Husband, Get The Facts City Councilman NOT Guilty!" If you punch on ... More >>
-- Dan Abbott's days should be numbered as city attorney. He fought like hell to keep Keith Wasserstrom from being charged, even making a special trip downtown to plead with prosecutors to go easy on him. He's claiming all over the TV news that he knew every aspect of the deal and believes Wasserstr ... More >>
This following explanation of Keith Wasserstrom crime (as abetted by Mayor Mara Giulianti, his good friend and mother of his then-law partner) appeared in the New Times on May 20, 2004. Titled "Justice Revised," it breaks down the mayor's lame excuses and indicates that she knew full well what was g ... More >>
Wasserstrom Hollywood City Commissioner Keith Wasserstrom has been indicted on several felony counts for his involvement with Schwing Bioset, a waste treatment company that does business with his city, according to several sources. The State Attorney's Office's investigation of Wasserstrom was ... More >>
Broward's top prosecutor loves to protect corrupt public officials. He just struck again.
Sure, Hollywood's sewage plan is dirty. It pollutes the Everglades too.
Hollywood deceives the public. NBHD tries to stamp out the truth.
To follow the wrongdoing in Hollywood's sewage deal, just watch the drama unfold
Hollywood commish profits on biowaste
Lubavitchers try to open a shul in Hollywood, and the place goes meshuga