In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, President Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joined forces to help that state recover. Christie then made some news when he appeared on Fox & Friends and the Three Trogs that host that show asked him if he would pretty please have a photo op with Mittin ... More >>
Toward the end of Mitt Romney's speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa last month, the newly crowned candidate displayed in a single sentence his talent for sarcasm. "President Obama promised to slow the rise of the oceans and heal the planet," he said, then followed wi ... More >>
Fed-up with rampant voter fraud and not gonna take it any more? Tired of liberal activist judges playing footsie with the likes of ACORN and making a mockery of democracy? Here's a novel solution: "If you are a legal gun owner in the state of Florida and you suspect someone on Election Day is commi ... More >>
Emily CodikThe local honey spread at Honey Bee-Z-Ness at the Yellow Green Farmers Market in HollywoodHoney dominated TV ratings last week, with numbers that topped even the Republican National Convention. But it wasn't the sweet nectar causing a buzz all over social media and the news. It was T ... More >>
With the Republican National Convention all ready to kick off at the beginning of this week, many feared Tropical Storm Isaac would come and ruin all the fun, festivities, and chances to make old people scared of the black man, who may or may not be a Muslim and may or may not even be American, ... More >>
Update [5:30 p.m.]: Broward County has two shelters open for those living in low-lying areas and mobile homes.Update [2:50 p.m.]: Broward County schools will be closed on MondayUpdate [1:30 p.m.]: Miami-Dade schools will be closed on Monday. Palm Beach County schools remain openIsaac ain't ... More >>
Oh, hey, good news for those of you who didn't want a hurricane to come and screw up your week. Tropical Storm Isaac's path has nudged towards the west, once again justifying our total lack of concern whenever the news people tell us a giant compacted storm with 100 mph winds is heading right f ... More >>
Our neck of the woods will be a little more lawless than usual this weekend, thanks to the Republicans over in Tampa.At 10:30 this morning, nearly 100 deputies from the Broward Sheriff's Office will gather at a substation in Weston before piling in for the drive across Alligator Alley. They, like po ... More >>
See also: Dear Dems, Please Do Not Run Charlie Crist for GovernorIn probably what is the least-shocking news ever, former Governor Charlie Crist might be switching over to Democrat this week. Saint Petersblog's Peter Schorsch tweeted out that a rumor is going around the Republican National ... More >>
Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn says he'll cancel the Republican National Convention if Tropical Storm Isaac becomes a real threat.As of Wednesday morning, Isaac is becoming a real threat. "Well, absolutely, we're prepared to call it off," Buckhorn told CNN this morning. "I mean, safety and human life tru ... More >>
On Wednesday, First Lady Michelle Obama will visit Fort Lauderdale to rile up the masses and push the campaign's newly minted "It Takes One" voter registration strategy. She's slated to speak at the War Memorial Museum on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. It's a free event, but you'll need to ge ... More >>
The 2012 RNC is about to get faaaaabulous!The gay conservative group GOProud will hold its Homocon 2012 event following the Republican National Convention in Tampa."Homocon 2012 will be the must have ticket for the RNC," the executive director and cofounder of GOProud, Jimmy LaSalvia, says on t ... More >>
He wasn't picked to be Mitt Romney's running mate, but that doesn't mean Marco Rubio can't do his part, damn it. Rubio will be introducing Romney on the final day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa on August 30.Because Republicans and tea partiers love a good latherin' up via charismatic ... More >>
When Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus was asked last month about Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaking at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, he offered a less-than-welcoming indication of Scott's role:"I'm sure he's got, I'm sure he's got plenty, uh, you know, I'm sure there's ... More >>
La-dee-dah, Sen. Marco Rubio doesn't think the money Olympians get paid for winning should be taxed. As our colleagues in Miami point out this morning, Rubio has proposed that the prize money ($25,000 for gold, less for silver and bronze) given to winning athletes should be exempt from taxation. It ... More >>
Well, this is awkward. Gov. Rick Scott's state is playing host to the Republican National Convention in Tampa next month, and nobody can say whether they're going to let the guy speak at it.When RNC Chair Reince Priebus was asked about Scott and Sen. Marco Rubio's roles in the convention, he respond ... More >>
Wall Street and Washington conspire to destabilize the U.S.economy, one barrel of oil at a time.
An administrative assistant for convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's law firm pleaded guilty Friday to violations of federal election law. Prosecutors say 42-year-old Marybeth Feiss was integral in Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler's political power plays, helping Rothstein use part of his $1.2 bil ... More >>
Newt Gingrich's stump speech at Wings Plus in Coral Springs had a lot of meat to it -- he criticized President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech, made fun of the media, and was heckled mercilessly for the first half of the event by a protester who was eventually booted from the parking lot ... More >>
Scott Rothstein's scummy ways have now led to two more people being hit with felony charges, becoming the sixth and seventh of Rothstein's old pals to face felonies.Marybeth Feiss, an administrative assistant at the now-defunct Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler law firm, and William "Uncle Bill" Boockvo ... More >>
Americans for Prosperity Foundation Florida, part of the Koch brothers' political-funding machine, announced yesterday that it's going to be "providing essential educational tools to Floridians in advance of the upcoming 2012 elections."Among the "influential leaders" AFP Florida is bringing on t ... More >>
While he was a Republican Senate candidate, Charlie Crist didn't have an inner circle so much as a triangle. And all three points on that triangle were from Broward County. George LeMieux, the governor's former chief of staff, whom Crist appointed to the U.S. Senate last August; Eric Eikenberg, w ... More >>
Bob SmithBob Smith, who for 12 years served as New Hampshire's U.S. Senator, is betting that his brand of retro-Republicanism will carry him to victory in the 2010 race to be U.S. Senator from Florida. Smith retired in Sarasota six years ago and declared his candidacy this month. If elected, he woul ... More >>
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