A state Senate bill mandating all Florida public schools teach students about the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, passed an education committee this morning.SB 1422 seeks to add "the events surrounding the terrorist attacks occurring on September 11, 2001, and the impact of those ev ... More >>
State Rep. Ari Porth agreed to speak this weekend at a convention of the Islamic Society of North America in Fort Lauderdale. Porth with CristBut Porth bailed out yesterday, canceling his speech. Why? Because of pressure from a local extremist named Joe Kaufm ... More >>
UPDATE: That was fast. Kaufman announced today she has declined the chief of staff post, after a threat emailed to her radio station led to a lockdown of Broward County schools. New Times columnist Bob Norman has the scoop.Flickr: ValentinaLWeisKaufman and West will make history together.Joyce Ka ... More >>
FlickrThe Gulf oil spill suggests that Obama may not, in fact, be Superman.President Barack Obama and the Democratic Congress failed to see into the future and prevent the April 20 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. What's more, it's apparent that the White House and Congress are not experts on how ... More >>
Note to Publix: Yeah, it's Islamic New Year. But it's also Tina's birthday.WFTL's Joyce Kaufman is getting pretty good at managing political stunts. A couple of years ago she collected thousands of shoes to take to Washington to protest illegal immigration. That same year she switched parties - ... More >>
Alex RodriguezIf baseball players like South Florida homeboy ARod can use banned substances to gain supernatural powers, it seems only fair that I should be able to call upon supernatural powers to reincarnate a group of the 20th Century's best: players who managed to post their sensational statisti ... More >>
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