On Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Rachel Maddow introduced him to a new discovery of hers -- the pickleback.
Maddow explained that the drink -- part whiskey, part pickle juice -- is a shot that cures what ails ya. She's not crazy -- she's got a point!
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Gov. Rick Scott doesn't always make appearances in Broward County, but when he does, the folks from "Pink Slip Rick" would prefer to be there.They're the ones who hand-delivered pink slips to the governor as he played doughnut salesman during one of his "Let's Get to Work" days, sent robocalls an ... More >>
msnbc.comRick Scott, happy to be here.When the subject of Rick Scott comes up on the typically left-leaning MSNBC network, it's typically to be berated on Rachel Maddow's nighttime show.Invite him onto Morning Joe with former Republican Florida Congressman Joe Scarborough, however, and the govern ... More >>
msnbc.comThe Pulp was checking out MSNBC last night to see what the liberals were up to when Rachel Maddow began a segment on Gov. Rick Scott's trip to the Koch brothers retreat in Colorado that seemed awfully similar to a story we wrote earlier in the day.Lo and behold, that was because she actu ... More >>
joycekaufman.comJoyce Kaufman -- Best Object of Political HatredNew Times Best of Broward-Palm Beach edition is here, folks.Even as Gov. Rick Scott continues to go lower and lower in the ranks of sanity every week, Joyce Kaufman is still the area's number-one object of political hatred.Kaufman, R ... More >>
aclufl.orgACLU of Florida's Howard SimonThe American Civil Liberties Union says Florida is "ground zero" in their fight for civil liberties -- which explains why it filed two lawsuits in three days against Gov. Rick Scott-approved legislation.The ACLU filed two federal lawsuits last week -- o ... More >>
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the DNC, has two big PR problems. The first is that she speaks almost exclusively in what sounds like focus-group-tested sound bites. The second is that she's no good at it, either because she lacks a certain common touch or because her sound bites are ... More >>
Poor Rick Scott. He had to sell his stake in Solantic for less than the $62 million he said it was worth. For weeks, Gov. Rick Scott hardly blinked at the conflict-of-interest speculation regarding whether the urgent-care clinic owned by his wife would benefit from policies that he supports. (Met ... More >>
OK, some new information on the threat that caused the Broward County lockdown, and it's coming from the original source, right-wing radio talker Joyce Kaufman.
Kaufman said on Lou Dobbs' radio program that:
-- The threat came from a woman, not a man, as has been reported.
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Flickr: ValentinaLWeisKaufman: Still talking."I would have been some quiet little chief-of-staff," Joyce Kaufman told listeners on her WFTL-AM (850) radio show. "It's gonna be your biggest nightmare that I didn't go quietly off to Washington."
Ah, yes. The woman who urged "bullets" over ballots w ... More >>
Right-wing radio talker Joyce Kaufman -- whose July 4 call for "bullets" in favor of ballots has been linked to yesterday's threat that led to the countywide lockdown on all Broward County schools -- is on the air now and promising a statement of explanation.
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Flickr: delusion256A baby performing its Crist impression.Anxious to break Marco Rubio's momentum in their Senate race, Charlie Crist gave one of those "wide-ranging" interviews to the St. Petersburg Times yesterday, during which he invoked the sacred ancient text of The Gipper:
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Flickr User: flsurfkarmaMarco RubioAfter Charlie Crist annihilated Marco Rubio in the most recent round fund-raising for the U.S. Senate campaign, the boyish former House Speaker needs a Gamechanger. You know, someone who can bolster his maverick persona. Maybe someone who, like Rubio, gives Republi ... More >>
All this talk on the news about the right-wing "teabagging" protests is cracking me up. In fact I'm starting to think that the evil liberal media talked the national frustrati into taking on that moniker for their movement as a juvenile prank. (Locally, our own Michael Mooney mixed it up w ... More >>