Well now. That was a bit rough. A depleted Chicago Bulls came into the American Airlines Arena for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, saw fans clad in white, watched LeBron James receive his MVP trophy, and then went on to systematically bludgeon the world champs by having Joakim Noah sw ... More >>
Donald Trump, devoid of any meaningful role in American culture outside of a television show in which he fires marginally famous people from imaginary jobs, has settled nicely into a new, strange role as a political commentator, a role with all the hubristic indulgences of his campaign for president ... More >>
After Rep. Allen West attributed one of Ronald Reagan's anti-abortion quotes to Abraham Lincoln earlier this week, you'll have to excuse us for being a bit skeptical when another politico comes to town attempting to channel Honest Abe.That said, we went straight to the experts at the Abraham Linc ... 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 >>
In this morning's post, I published a copy of a Stacy Ritter campaign check that the Florida Elections Commission believed was signed by the candidate herself. But it wasn't. It was almost surely signed by her lobbyist husband, Russell Klenet. In fact, it looks like Klenet, ... More >>
Coulter: all-gay batallions would scare the extremism out of the enemy.Is there a Floridian more fun, more frisky, more flagrantly insane than Ann Coulter? Maybe! But if so, we don't know about it -- because that person, whoever s/he may be, doesn't do us the profound service of sharing his or h ... More >>
Photo: Robert KlemmDavid BradyDon't call David Brady a "moderate" Republican. No, he prefers "extreme conservative." He's just not quite as extreme as his opponent in the primary, Allen West. Few are.Brady has never been accused of torturing an Iraqi detainee. He doesn't think it's appropriate to ... More >>
Sen. George LeMieux loves to invoke the future of his children among his reasons for wanting to slow down federal spending and shrink government. But if that really is what drives his political actions, doesn't the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico pose a far greater risk to his children's future? And ... More >>
Photo: Okaloosa County SheriffBrownIn this week's installment of Panning for Gold, we'll return to Fort Walton Beach to check in on Susan "Mimi" Brown, a 55-year-old woman who was an exotic dancer, at least as recently as the Reagan administration. The Northwest Florida Daily News reports that Ok ... More >>
Flickr User: marsdencartoonsMaybe Rush Limbaugh doesn't spend enough time in his Palm Beach home. Because clearly, there's no path back to political relevance for the Republican Party that does not include winning back Florida. And yet the two figures who have the most credibility on that front, gov ... More >>
Whew! Tinseltown's go-to graphic novel guy didn't ruin Watchmen. But he doesn't get it either.
OK, they cook up some zany ideas over there at the Florida Progressive Coalition Blog, but this one takes the cake: To challenge the otherwise-inevitable Charlie Crist victory in the 2010 U.S. Senate race, blogger Mark Weaver is casting Miami Beach resident celebrity Matt Damon in the role of Democr ... More >>
This is James Martin, but "they call me the mayor of Union Station," he says. Since retiring from the Bureau of Engraving, Martin has held various jobs at DC's historic train station. Martin was catching a lot of people's eyes because he was in a city of Obama-lovers wearing a button tha ... More >>
Famed political hit man Roger Stone takes a special interest in would-be Broward Sheriff Scott Israel
A changing music industry means business as usual for All That Remains frontman Phil Labonte
Planting Seeds of Hope
How two FBI mercenaries cashed in on the Liberty City Seven terrorism case
Or: Man, I wish I were Jewish
And why nearly all you'll see in 2007 is sequels, prequels, and threequels
Alex Gibney expertly captures the lies and fall of Enron
The charismatic lawyer and power broker took one last lap in a New River mansion during his run from the law
Shaq Ricky Quiles
Impeach the president? Yes. A well-documented case ties him to Abu Ghraib.
The old Gulfstream becomes a shopping mall
Oft-quoted USF Prof Susan MacManus is neutral. Yeah, right.
John Kerry should hit the decks for his running mate
In the Pines, Mr. Kerry, the BBQ is fine
For Jeffrey Hatcher's testy lovebirds, marriage is like a combat zone
Sugar leavened with enough spice makes tasty holiday fare
The folks who are "reclaiming America for Christ" are pushing an agenda for a Taliban-like state where Scripture is law
More Picking on Slick Rick
Proposed payment of millions to a wealthy clan amounts to nothing more than stealing from taxpayers for the Bush boys' political gain
A French licking
Lloyd Shank is a poster boy for free speech. The Jews are to blame.
When the City of Hollywood told an accountant he'd have to take a drug test, he told the city: See you in court.
Ever since advertisers began plastering their names on bus benches, Broward County has been overrun by unwanted places to sit