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Rod Smith

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Rick Scott Denies Request to Extend Early Voting by One Day

    During the 2008 elections, early voting lines went long. So then-Gov. Charlie Christ extended early voting, allowing more people the chance to vote. That was pretty much when the Republicans started to hate him because a lot of them blamed Obama winning Florida on that move. Because everyone being a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Democratic National Committee: Florida Would Lose 473,000 Jobs Under Tea Party Economics

    ​In advance of tonight's GOP presidential debate, the Democratic National Committee has released a report claiming that 9.5 million American jobs would be lost if a balanced-budget amendment to the Constitution were implemented by next year -- including the loss of 473,000 jobs in Florida.The reas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Democrats Call on Allen West Censure and Apology, Neither of Which Are Likely

    ​Patrick Murphy, the Democrat who wants to take over Rep. Allen West's seat in 2012, says West's attack on Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz shows he's "incapable of controlling himself," and says he should face a censure.Florida Democratic Party Chairman Rod Smith today demanded an apology from West, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Rod Smith Chin-Checks Rick Scott

    Scott tried to cover his ass. Smith said uncover your assets.​Florida Democratic Party Chairman Rod Smith didn't actually roll up on Gov. Rick Scott like some grimy guttersnipe and punch him in the face. He threw a literary left hook. A chin check in text, if you will. But in the same way that a p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Sheriff Al Bans Tats and Gold Teeth

    Dallas Morning News No more of this kind of thing.​New Florida Democratic Chairman Rod Smith wants to hear from people about what needs to be done to improve the party. "We need your help," Smith wrote on the party's website. "Please let us know your thoughts and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Mayor Ken Keechl's Parting Gift

    ​ Someone constructed a mock memorial wall for outgoing Mayor Ken Keechl that included, yes, a bag of poop. You can see it in the photo, it's the "suitable parting gift. The wall, located not far from his "campaign headquarters" in Wilton Manors, was removed yesterday but we have it here pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Florida AG's Race: Hot 'Nuff for Ya?

    Flickr User: banzainetsurfer"Self-immolation" may not be quite the right metaphor for the Dems' chances in the AG's race.You'll have to pardon Florida's Democratic voters if they're not as eager about the attorney general's race as Dan Gelber is. The state senator from Miami Beach announced his cand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    In 18 Months, Florida Voters To Stop Music; Pols to Look Feverishly for Seats

    This blog has neglected the 2010 mid-term elections that are only 18 (eighteen!!) months away. It is the longest game of musical chairs. Ever.In the race for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, Kendrick Meek has surged to frontrunner status, raising $1.8 million in the first quarter -- roughl ... More >>

  • News

    November 2, 2006

    Crist Denies Trysts II

    Sworn testimony backs up claims that Bruce Jordan boasted of his affair with Charlie Crist.

  • News

    October 26, 2006

    Crist Denies Trysts II

    Sworn testimony backs up claims that Bruce Jordan boasted of his affair with Charlie Crist.

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2006

    Vote the Bastards In

    It's Election Day. Here's a quick rundown of the races the Pulp is sort of interested in. I don't know if these are endorsements or predictions or a bit of both: -- Jim Davis over Rod Smith (stick it to Big Sugar). -- Jeremy Ring over Graber in Florida Senate District 32 (Graber's too mealy-mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2006

    Sun-Sentinel: Really, Really Bad

    A Real Front Page Okay, the newspapers had some 'splaining to do this morning for overhyping Ernesto -- and the Sun-Sentinel and Miami Herald had exactly the same idea. Blame the science -- and don't even mention that the newspapers and TV stations and governments behaved like this was a monster C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2006

    Gangs and Politics

    Gotta check out this story in the Palm Beach Post by Stephanie Slater and Dianna Smith about a deadly war going on between two Haitian gangs. It all stems, apparently, from a small-time music label called Top 6 Records. The B-Town Boys, one of the groups involved in Top 6, are breaking out -- and th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2006

    Sun-Sentinel Drops The Bag

    Pulp Reader Alert The Sun-Sentinel has its latest Help Team special today: A giant front-page package on ... what to do when an airline loses your bags. This follows yesterday's hard-hitting front-pager on the ever-controversial subject of contact lens care. Diane Lade's article, titled WHERE'S YO ... More >>

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    August 14, 2006
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    August 9, 2006

    Beth Reinhard Adjusts Her Attitude

    Rod Smith, Sack O' Shit The Tribune Co.'s Tallahassee team, Linda Kleindienst and Jason Garcia, tell us of the shameless political smear being used against U.S. Rep. Jim Davis, who is vying against Rod Smith in the Democratic gubernatorial primary. Seems some unsavory folk are spreading the informat ... More >>

  • News

    May 25, 2006

    Slots by a TKO

    Get ready for the era of Broward County, the Gambling Mecca.

  • News

    February 16, 2006

    Red Dollars, Blue Pennies

    Show Us the Broward Money

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