Kings Point (New York)

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Tuesday Morning Bytes

    It just keeps happening to Gov Rick Scott. He makes a decision from his evil alien gut -- you know, like slashing funding for the developmentally disabled -- and then when masses of bona fide Earth-born human beings rise up to oppose it, he reverses course. Model Citizen​(Rick Scott is h ... More >>

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    April 18, 2011

    Democrats Honor Criminally Charged Politico With "Emeritus" Position

    The Kings Point Condos have long been a tumor on Broward County's body politic. The Democratic-voter-packed condo complex for the elderly is in the heart of Tamarac -- and Tamarac, of course, is a nest of bribe takers that has recently become the corruption capital of not only Broward but also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Bombshell: Stacy Ritter's Campaign Fund Fed Hubby's High Life

    Klenet and Ritter​A recently released report from the Florida Elections Commission shows that Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter's 2008 campaign was an utter mess, replete with bookkeeping errors, acceptance of excessive contributions from special interests, failure to report contribu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Carpetbagger Needs Home

    The Florida Ethics Commission received state Rep. Jim Waldman's financial disclosure form this past on July 1 listing his official district address as 4509 Carambola Circle. That's the little condo in Coconut Creek owned by Ronald Sherman where Waldman -- a millionaire (barely) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2010

    Fail Ceasar!

    Mitch Ceasar's political palace is falling apart. The Democratic Chairman lost big on Election Day. Broward laid down for the Republican push on Tuesday, with voter turnout in the supposed Democratic powerhouse county a meager 40 percent -- eight point under the state avera ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Little Guys Beat Wayne Huizenga

    If you seen Wayne Huizenga this weekend, be nice to the guy. Our local mogul took a bad beating on Election Day. ​No he wasn't backing Alex Sink -- he put a lot of money into helping to elect Rick Scott to the governor's mansion, including $100,000 into Scott's PAC, Let's Get To Work (I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Caught Red-Handed! (Also: Sultanof Booked)

    ​Well, this one is priceless. Sunrise City Commissioner Sheila Alu had noticed that her campaign signs were disappearing all around town. So she says she decided to drive around to try to catch the culprit. Caravella​And Alu, who is also a state prosecutor, found her man. Unbeliev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Sources: Another Corruption Arrest Coming on Election Day

    Former Tamarac Commissioner Marc Sultanof will turn himself in to the Broward County Jail tomorrow on state corruption charges regarding his involvement with dirty developers Bruce and Shawn Chait and possibly other matters, two informed and reliable sources tell me. Sultanof w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    [UPDATED] Election Was a Campaign Consultants' Battle Royal; So Who Are Winners and Losers?

    Flickr: eschipul​In the months before yesterday's election, Broward candidates lined up behind campaign rainmakers who possessed extraordinary powers for rounding up votes. Of course, they would share these powers only if the price was right. Since incumbents could outraise their challengers, incu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2010

    The Broward School Board Race That Will Decide Who's the Pied Piper of Condo Votes

    www.davidthomasforschoolboard.comDave Thomas has placed his trust in Democratic operative Barry Harris.​In Broward County elections, the condo vote is the most coveted, and for several election cycles, two figures have emerged as powerful mobilizers of that vote: Barry Harris and Norma Goldstein.I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2010

    Commissioner Ritter's Bunker Mentality

    Stacy Ritter seems to be retreating deeper and deeper into perhaps the only place that takes her seriously as a politician anymore. No it's not her bedroom closet, but a place even more suspended from the real world, a place where voter ignorance isn't a problem but a path to victory.  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Free Rider Problem: Will Tamarac Program Succeed Where Paris' Failed?

    Flickr: aptronymRental bikes in Paris​This Thursday, Tamarac residents will be able to hop on a bike for free, then take it for a spin, all at the expense of Humana, a health-care corporation that's out to encourage bicycle riding as an alternative to driving cars. But "Freewheelin," a program tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Forbes Mag: South Florida Now a Rotten Place to Retire

    Flickr: Alliance for Retired AmericansDear South Florida elderly: Forbes says you and all your ballot casting friends should head north.​Oh no! We've been dissed by a Forbes list! The magazine popular among rich old people is saying that South Florida is lousy place to be a rich old person. It ran ... More >>

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    July 9, 2009
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    April 13, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters for April 13, 2000

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    October 29, 1998

    The Reeducation of Ms. Kristin Jacobs

    Broward's leading reform candidate discovers that money really is the root of all influence

  • News

    November 13, 1997

    Blackboard Bungle

    In an era of overcrowded classrooms, who would build a school in a town with no children? The Palm Beach County School Board, that's who.