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You've seen the pattern in Broward: Bad people come here to plot their schemes, nobody cares, and they operate with impunity for years until some journalist finally stumbles upon them. Then everyone is outraged. This isn't true just of Ponzi schemers and fraudsters. Terrorists do it too. Bob No ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsDan Christensen lost his job in the Miami Herald's Broward bureau in 2009, a casualty of rampant cost-cutting in daily journalism. Rather than throw in the towel, Christensen started his own local news site, Broward Bulldog, and vowed to continue breaking stories. "This website w ... More >>
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 >>
America is jubilant today with the news of Osama bin Laden's death at the hands of American operatives, and the president's approval ratings are sure to take a leap after the one-two punch of decapitating the birthers and incapacitating the world's most wanted terrorist. Those two things are tota ... More >>
Jasen BruceNot to say that we don't appreciate the men and women who volunteer to serve their country in the War Against Terrorism, but maybe this Marine Reserve unit in West Palm has the soldiers a bit too keyed up. On November 11, a member of that unit, Jasen Bruce, was in Tampa, in the parking ... More >>
Last night, ABC's 20/20 aired a segment featuring an interview with Elie Assaad, the undercover operative who was working for the FBI to infiltrate a Miami-area mosque where agents believed terrorist plots were being hatched. In the interview (video hasn't been posted yet), Assaad tells of being ... More >>
Why will the right-wing crusader likely lose his license? Swastikas are just the start.
How Much Would You Pay for the Utensil That Fed the Devil?
E. Howard Hunt, who oddly once wrote me a letter of praise (for a story I'd done on the failures of the old INS to catch Mohammed Atta) that had me second-guessing my career choice for several weeks, has died at 88. Here's an interesting take on the criminal Hunt from the Pulp's blogging buddy in L ... More >>
The dashboard thing on the New Times' archaic blogging system shows me sites that link to the Pulp and one yesterday was the Florida, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Democratic Caucus. They ran the You Have the Right To Remain Absolutely Fabulous post in its entirety -- only with one major d ... More >>
Decaying cars, $300,000 in expenditures, and empty promises that's your new railroad museum.
Hollywood's Manny Ebaid struggles to rebound after the War on Terror made him collateral damage.
Would-be Edisons come up with new ways to whack and disarm the bad guys
No horse head in bed
The INS screwed up when it let in the September massacre's mastermind
A Miramar family gets the full suspect treatment
When doves (and hawks) cry
In spite of Max Schacknow's emphasis on quantity, some quality work can be found in his juried exhibition
The INS had two chances to nab Mohamed Atta. It failed both times.
When terrorists knock, the INS is more than likely to fall down on the job
Crabbing About Jen
The INS's Mary Schneider warned of the terrorist threat, but nobody listened
Florida INS director Dan Cadman fooled Congress; then his bosses promoted him
Jorge's surrogate strikes back, Bob's a beacon
Admitting Terror, Part 2
The immigration service's own describe how America failed to protect its borders from the September 11 terrorists
When bad things happen, SoFla newspapers react. Sometimes they overreact.
Terrorism on the East Coast: It was predicted