Schadenfreude is a dish best served hot. So it was with great relish we learned that one of our least favorite people, Nixon protege/apologist and political hitman Roger Stone, folded like a cheap suit on L.A. talk radio last week at the first sign of resistance to Stone's current scam, a book on th ... More >>
Stone metaphors too numerous to name -- a landslide of them? -- came to mind when I learned that rightwing political hit man Roger Stone had joined Lotus land lefty director Oliver Stone in the JFK conspiracy corps. The rightwing Stone, a former Nixon confidante, has co-authored a new book on JFK's ... More >>
Right Wing wild card Roger Stone may throw his hat in the ring of the 2014 Florida governor's race. The ace in his hole: marijuana. He wants to legalize it, and gay marriage. How serious is he? It's always a thin line with Stone, who so revels in outrage it's like he does things just because he ... More >>
Sometimes negative campaigning lives up to its bad name. The weekend attack on Florida Attorney General candidate Dan Gelber is a perfect example of the kind of sleazy negative campaigning that should make your skin crawl. In the ads sent out this week ... More >>
Another crazy day following shadowy leads on the political backstreets of Broward Town. Here's something interesting that a reader was kind enough to send me: Have you ever heard of a PAC called the "The Ritter Committee for Florida's Future"? Yes, it's that ... More >>
A glance at the local news: Josie Lou Ratley's mother talked to the media yesterday about her daughter's condition following the brutal beating that occurred last week at a bus stop on the campus of Deerfield Beach Middle School. [WPLG-10]The Broward County auditor says that if the Broward Sherif ... More >>
Flickr: The White HouseObama speaking at the Fontainebleau in Miami Beach last October.That's what former Rothstein business partner Roger Stone is reporting on his blog this morning. He says that former Heat center Alonzo Mourning played matchmaker in an encounter that took place in Miami Beach ... More >>
Flickr: Dr. Purp ThumbsWhen the state hired LeMieux to negotiate with Florida East Coast Railway, was he on the wrong side of the tracks?Young Andrew Perez is a bit like the canary in the coal mine. The Plantation native was hired three years ago, as an 18-year-old intern at Rothstein Rosenfeldt ... More >>
Remember how Charlie Crist emerged on the "short list" to become John McCain's running mate last year? Maloman Photographers Crist with the Rothsteins at Versace mansion wedding.Well, the behind-the-scenes money that helped make that happen came from, yes, of course, Scott Rothstein. Tho ... More >>
Flickr: estacey718Roger Stone, in a photo that ran with his profile in last year's New Yorker.Roger Stone, the battle-scarred political operative once employed by Scott Rothstein, told Juice today that Spencer Levine had been a regular at Rothstein parties before Levine received a coveted appoint ... More >>
It's Wednesday. Here's the local news:A bruising campaign for mayor of Lake Worth will go a few more rounds as Rene Varela didn't quite win enough votes to avoid a runoff with Laurence McNamara. In the Commission races, conservative Scott Maxwell beat Ron Exline and Jo-Ann Golden won reelection. ... More >>
If only we could fit all the bums in...
Famed Republican dirty trickster and Scott Rothstein partner Roger Stone told the Daily Beast that he has regrets for organizing a mob of GOP staffers to stage a coup at the Miami-Dade elections office in 2000 to stop the Bush-Gore vote recount. Said Stone: There have been many times I've regrette ... More >>
When someone cheap-shotted Fort Lauderdale lawyer Scott Rothstein in a comment on this story, he sent this "take-down" letter alleging the comments were defamatory and written by an imposter pretending to be Ron Cacciatore. You'll remember that Rothstein's political partner, dirty trickster Roger St ... More >>
Famed political hit man Roger Stone takes a special interest in would-be Broward Sheriff Scott Israel
Commissioners are spending $300,000 on a political PR campaign handled by Big Sugar's hired guns.