So, Secretary of State John Kerry was traveling in Britain yesterday and when a reporter asked him at a news conference whether there was any way that Syria could now avoid being struck as retaliation for a chemical weapons attack on its own people. Kerry harrumphed, in a tone of yah, right, like it ... More >>
Born in Damascus, Dr. Hadi Yaziji has been a Miami resident and a U.S. citizen for some years now. He is a pathologist by training and, as conflict has consumed the land of his birth, he has turned his analytical skills from medical problems to the disease of war. Dr. Yaziji's conclusions, based o ... More >>
Look, it's always funny to see some backwoods Florida legislator publicly torch his or her credibility with an off-handed, unscripted remark. But then there are comments that are just whack, James Tracy-ish bullsh*t. State Rep Neil Combee stepped up to the plate and delivered the latter on Twitter y ... More >>
When last we heard from Marco Rubio concerning the situation with Syria, he was busy saying he was all for military action, but Obama is leading from behind, so now it's probably still a good time to strike, but if only Obama had done it sooner... er something. Well, Golden Boy is back to clarify h ... More >>
War is hell, everyone knows -- even if you're supposedly fighting it with unmanned drones, surgical strikes, and big-ass warships. If you're one of the many getting that icky feeling in your stomach about possible impending military action in Syria, you might want to grab some posterboard and a Sh ... More >>
As President Obama has weighed the decision on whether or not to use military force against Syria, and is looking to rally support from Congress, Florida polticos have been somewhat silent about the issue (except for Rep. Tom Rooney, who is none too fired up about the idea of military strike against ... More >>
Tom Rooney, your 17th congressional district rep, isn't too fired up about the U.S. possibly taking military action in Syria. Or, as the Palm Beach Post puts it, he's "apprehensive" and "wary" of any action. "I'm pretty against getting involved in a Sunni-Shia civil war," Rooney says. According t ... More >>
With the Great Python Purge Challenge Hunt Thing 2013 well under way, it seems all kinds of folks are joining in to try to win themselves some cash for killing a python. One of those folks is apparently Sen. Bill Nelson himself. And, like pretty much everyone else involved in the hunt, he's ending ... More >>
The Sun-Sentinel has come out and decided to endorse the candidate who thinks Syria is Iran's route to the sea. That's right. The paper that is owned by JP Morgan Chase and some hedge funds, thinks that child molesters are a riot and are run by a dude who declared bankruptcy has officially endorsed ... More >>
Round three of the presidential debates was last night. And people who went in expecting to have their asses blown off with the two candidates going at each other for a final climactic showdown were mildly disappointed. No asses were blown off here, unfortunately. The main take-aways from the deba ... More >>
A day after taking a horse to Mitt Romney (or was it a bayonet?) in the third and final presidential debate, President Obama hit up Delray Beach for a Romnesia party. Barry Barack held his rally at the Delray Beach Tennis Center where he harped on Romney's forgetfulness and flip-floppery in front o ... More >>
Odebrecht, the giant Brazilian company that has a $225 million contract to help build the new runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, is suing the state over a histrionic law that Rick Scott signed last month in Miami, banning state and local governments from doing major business ... More >>
Congressman Allen West has had enough of these half-assed wars in the Middle East.While West was focused mainly on Obama's spending policies at his town hall meeting in Deerfield Beach Wednesday afternoon, he was also very critical of cuts to military funding and foreign policy interactions that ... More >>
Gage SkidmoreWatching the right flank.When Marco Rubio talks foreign policy, it's hard not to get a little misty. The guy so obviously believes what he says and what he says are such good, noble, red-blooded and freedom-loving things that they could have been lifted from a fireside chat with Fran ... More >>
KaufmanAccording to the Palm Beach Post, about 50 protesters today demanded the resignation or firing of FAU professor Bassem alHalabi. Why? Because of his ties to terrorists, of course. The protest was led by Joe Kaufman, founder of Americans Against Hate. Kaufman has had run-ins with alHalabi i ... More >>
State Rep. Ari Porth agreed to speak this weekend at a convention of the Islamic Society of North America in Fort Lauderdale. Porth with CristBut Porth bailed out yesterday, canceling his speech. Why? Because of pressure from a local extremist named Joe Kaufm ... More >>
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