It's a modern-day dilemma: You're in the middle of a fracas. Cops show up. You whip out your cellphone. You hit record. The cops -- worried that you might have caught them in an unflattering actions, afraid you may have gotten their "bad side," or just under lots of pressure in a dangerous job, in ... More >>
Zach Flamberg's prognosis is not good. Since 2009, the 57-year-old has been locked in a bloody cage match with large b-cell lymphoma, and his time is running out. "My fate is sealed, the doctors have told me," he says. "With me now, it's a day-to-day thing." But since losing his job as an IT tech a ... More >>
The Broward Commission unanimously voted down a draft ordinance proposed by County Administrator Bertha Henry to require people to apply for and obtain permits to engage in "expressive activities" at county facilities -- a mandate that many members of the public see as a stab at the First Ame ... More >>
Ron Gunzburger's Facebook PageThis is the fine work of Rob Negron at the Brew Urban Cafe on Himmarshee.Al Qaeda put out a statement on the internet today about Osama Bin Laden's death: "It [Bin Laden's blood] will remain, with permission from Allah the Almighty, a curse that chases the Ameri ... More >>
Bob WolfeWhat do the people in charge of your property taxes do in their free time? One Broward property appraiser likes to tweet right-wing talking points, including his love for Allen West and Ronald Reagan.Juice reader Seth Platt noticed that some of Deputy Property Appraiser Bob Wolfe's tweet ... More >>
Let's start with some fun. Last night's Heat game against the New Jersey Nets provided a real glimpse of the kind of high-flying show this team is going to be. Dunks galore. But none was better than the one above. While the Nets watch helplessly, the towel boy can't repress his ... More >>
Flickr: Ron GunzburgerLooking like an atomic mushroom cloud, a thunderstorm approaches Fort Lauderdale Beach.
Flickr: Ron GunzburgerThe Goodyear Blimp hovers over Fort Lauderdale, coming dangerously close to being ensnared in some huge seagrape leaves.
Flickr: Ron GunzburgerRiverwalk, empty on a recent Saturday morning.
Flickr: Ron GunzburgerYellow Tabebuia tree in Fort Lauderdale.
Flickr: Ron GunzburgerCanal bank in Fort Lauderdale.
Flickr: Ron GunzburgerWatch out, boaters. There are plenty of signs like the one to the left, warning you about those adorable manatees, who have a way of wrapping their fat asses around boat propellers. But if you're cruising near the Fort Lauderdale shore you may be faced with a choice between ... More >>
Does Mayor Jim Naugle still know Fort Lauderdale?
Broward Commission, lobbyists ooze coziness
A few things: -- The South Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is having a panel on blogging -- titled "The Incredible Blog" -- on the evening of October 19 at the Sun-Sentinel's Deerfield Beach office. I know this mainly because I'll be on the panel along with Politics1.c ... More >>
Working on deadline right now, so here's the news quickly: Boca Raton Congressman Mark Foley is a creep. The gay Republican, who is supposedly in a long-term committed relationship, has been sending weird e-mails from his private AOL account to a 16-year-old Congressional page, according to ABC ... More >>
It's a big headline on the Local front of the Sun-Sentinel: "BEATING ADVERSITY TO BE FIRST IN LINE." Bad headline (who knew that beating adversity could move up to the front of the line so quickly?) over a story written by Nicole T. Lesson, Community News diva. It's about a teenager named Nick Sprou ... More >>
Slow day so I thought I'd share a picture for you taken by NT photographer Colby Katz. It's Deerfield Beach Mayor Al Capellini at a recent city hall meeting. The gentleman in the blue shirt with outstetched hand at right is your peaceable Pulp host. I wonder why Cap doesn't seem happy to see me. It ... More >>
Rose Honored By Commissioners Gunzburger and Wasserman-Rubin In response to a bit of snark, State House candidate Amy Rose provides the Pulp a rather involved response to my suggestion that we keep the eye on her. Why? She's running for the District 95 seat against Jim Waldman at the same time she's ... More >>
Ron Gunzburger public employee, power blogger can't stay put, politically
For Rodstrom and Dunlap, all's fair in local electoral politics
Weston only the start of hospital district chicanery
The political demise of mayoral candidate Tim Smith heralds a new age in Fort Lauderdale politics
Hollywood lost last fall's referendum by siphoning cash to political cronies, sending out armed cops, and failing to win over the Broward sheriff
Lionel Stewart is honest, idealistic, and experienced. He doesn't stand a chance against the Jenne political machine.
After years of playing political hardball, Ron Gunzburger says he wants to take a softer approach with his nationally known Website
County Commissioner Scott Cowan paid his daughters $10,000 in campaign funds for not working on his campaign. Hey -- it's legal.