LAMBERTI: A real straight shooter.Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti was in Marion County earlier this week, singing the praises of his predecessor's decision to place countywide firefighting services under the auspices of the sheriff's office.Monday's two-hour session was the first time the panel heard ... More >>
I'll be writing more about the infamous crusher handshake later, but a few people have asked me who I'm voting for (or would vote for if in a certain district). I got it a lot in the primary too. So I thought I'd go ahead and spit it out. Don't call these endorsements. I wo ... More >>
The brains of the operation 8:31 Welcome to the Juice muni elections liveblog. I will be doing the play-by-play. At my left is the color commentator, a highly flatulent greyhound who somehow managed to cast a ballot (for Al Capellini, natch) and has been flaunting her "My Vote Counted" sticker to al ... More >>
Jackie Bueno Sousa is the new lying propagandist -- oh shit, I mean "conservative voice" -- for the Miami Herald and right off the bat some yahoo is claiming she basically committed plagiarism in herer first column . A little-known blog is calling for Sousa to leave journalism after ... More >>
I'm not sure why I feel the urge to communicate this. I didn't think I had particularly strong feelings about Davie Commons. One minute, I'm picking up my mail, which contained this lovely flyer from the Broward County Property Appraiser, and the next thing you know I'm running down the street, wavi ... More >>
-- Ralph De La Cruz impressed the hell out of me this weekend. Check out this courageous little column. -- The story by Thomas R. Collins and Tony Doris on West Palm Commissioner Jim Exline's conflict of interest shows that Palm Beach Post is still, pound-for-pound, the best watchdog of local poli ... More >>
Ron Gunzburger public employee, power blogger can't stay put, politically
If the Sun-Sentinel's Buddy Nevins has declared for Crist, why's he still covering the governor's race?
(Or at least her pants are.) How Lori lied about her lust for land
Swamp Gas Speaks
How cash-fueled politics and a grudge could cause another election fiasco
Here are the 12 Broward-Palm Beach newsmakers who will make you blush
Build the Marlins' new home where it belongs. Forget that swampy wasteland to the south.
Pompano's top man still needs to be flushed from office
It wasn't Elections Supervisor Miriam Oliphant who done the county wrong but the County Commission itself
The Oliphant in the Room
Listen up, lady; your attackers know whereof they speak
Does it matter to blacks which wealthy, middle-aged white guy is Florida's next governor?
After an errant duck killed a speeding jet skier, authorities began pondering really weird accidents.
Broward commissioners are spending big bucks on an unlikely airport-growth scheme
Broward County Commissioner Lori Parrish and her lobbyists
Letters for August 31, 2000
Letters for August 17, 2000
Broward County commissioner Lori Parrish claims she pays her cell phone bills herself. What she means is that her campaign contributors foot the bill.
Jenne and Oster Take the Tag-Team Approach
Broward County's strong mayor proposal
Letters for April 6, 2000
You call this damage control?
Commissioner Lori Parrish opposed a rent increase for small airlines. A major supporter is a lobbyist for the airlines. You figure it out.
How Jim Kane transformed himself from a special-interest lobbyist into a lobbyist who's also Florida's best-known political pollster
State wildlife officials say that amateur hotlines set up to help protect endangered manatees are putting the animals at risk
He's a hillbilly boor, a promotional genius, a political trickster, a lovable rogue, and a control freak. Preston Henn is also the owner of one of the biggest flea markets in the world.
Two Broward superpowers are squabbling over legal black eyes and personal vendettas. For taxpayers it's a $400,000 feud worth watching.
Commissioners are spending $300,000 on a political PR campaign handled by Big Sugar's hired guns.