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    March 17, 2014

    Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown Season Three Premieres April 13

    CNN has announced that Anthony Bourdain will return with season three of Parts Unknown, starting April 13 at 9 p.m. The cable news network is bullish on Bourdain, with rumors abounding that the celebrity chef is even on the short list of personalities to replace Piers Morgan, along with Rosie O'Don ... More >>

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    January 6, 2012

    Have You Ever Picklebacked?

    ​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! As an ultra marathon runner and past running ... More >>

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    October 10, 2011

    Rick Scott Adversary "Pink Slip Rick" Starting Broward County Task Force

    ​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 >>

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    September 14, 2011

    Rick Scott Hits 12 Minutes Worth of Softballs on MSNBC, Avoids "Ponzi Scheme" Question

    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 >>

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    September 1, 2011
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    June 29, 2011

    Rachel Maddow Takes on Rick Scott's Vanishing Act With New Times Cameo Appearance (Video)​The 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 >>

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    June 16, 2011

    Best Object of Political Hatred: Joyce Kaufman

    joycekaufman.comJoyce Kaufman -- Best Object of Political Hatred​New 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 >>

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    June 6, 2011

    ACLU To Florida: "Two Lawsuits. Three Days Apart. And It's Only The Beginning."

    aclufl.orgACLU of Florida's Howard Simon​The 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 >>

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    May 13, 2011

    Debbie Wasserman Schultz's Interview Problems

    ​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 >>

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    April 14, 2011

    Following an Ethics Complaint, Rick Scott Closes Deal to Sell Solantic

    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 >>

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    November 12, 2010

    More on Lockdown Threat, Allen West

    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. -- The woman lives in Ne ... More >>

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    November 12, 2010

    Joyce Kaufman Stays In Florida to be "Your Biggest Nightmare"

    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 >>

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    November 11, 2010

    Breaking: Joyce Kaufman Quits Allen West Job

    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. Kaufman and West ... More >>

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    November 24, 2009

    Note to Charlie Crist: In Making Case to Party's Right Wing, Best to Avoid Quoting Daily Kos

    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: I believe in Reag ... More >>

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    July 15, 2009

    A Maverick Match Made in Republican Heaven

    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 >>

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    April 16, 2009

    Teabag Gags And Other Important Democratic Functions

    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 >>

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    March 28, 2008