The idea of swallowing down morning coffee alongside some front-page libertarian bloviation courtesy of a Koch-owned Sun Sentinel isn't sitting too well with some. Last week, we sent out a smoke signal about the possible media sale everyone is talking about: The South Florida daily's parent -- the T ... More >>
[UPDATE 7:50 p.m. -- They did "levitate the Pentagon"! Though our initial post was about students playing an April Fools' joke, the GEO deal was indeed canceled, it was announced this evening. Details below.] Students opposed to FAU's decision to sell naming rights to the school's footbal ... More >>
When Congressman Allen West starts talking about Islam, people whose livelihoods depend on pageviews usually break out their camcorders, because the odds are pretty good someone's going to get really offended.But West has posted several Facebook messages about the recent uproar over the burning o ... More >>
democraticunderground.comHarry Sargeant III (center) in between his buddies Charlie Crist (left) and Jordan's King Abdullah II. (right)Harry Sargeant III -- the energy mogul, Delray Beach billionaire, and former Florida Republican Party finance chairman -- is under investigation by the Department ... More >>
He's trustworthy 'cuz somebody taught him to shoot things.What is it with with our Republican froshes? Can't they agree with the White House on anything?Two weeks ago, Marco Rubio made an ass of himself by using his weekly newsletter to oppose Barack Obama's "draft executive order" -- an order wh ... More >>
Imagine you are Jesus Christ and you're scuba diving. Somewhere in the mid-Atlantic, you come upon a submarine. With your famed omniscience, you divine its nature, its contents, and its capabilities. This is the USS Florida, an Ohio-class vessel, fresh from the Libyan coast. It's almost 600 feet ... More >>
King Abdullah IILast month, this blog reported that a Delray Beach oilman named Harry Sargeant III may have overcharged the U.S. government by more than $200 million while fulfilling military contracts. Now, according to MSNBC.com, Sargeant is being accused of bribing Jordanian government officia ... More >>
All of us belt-tightening, recession-hardened Americans love "fiscal responsibility" and "free markets." A politician merely says the words "free markets" or "fiscal responsibility" in a sufficiently grim tone and we go wild, like little Asian girls getting their first glimpse of a 22-year-old Pa ... More >>
This week, our favorite local virgin published her most vapid screed yet at Human Events, her "editorial home." Wondering why our nation's top "legal eagles" have yet to make a compelling case for the criminal prosecution of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, she draws on her lawyerly training to ... More >>
Construction permits on new gingerbread homes are not issued until the first week in December, after which the confectionary edifices spring up everywhere. Gingerbread houses were first built in Germany, Scandinavia, and Russia, and popularized in the 17th and 18th centuries. Gingerbread me ... 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 >>
FlickrAllen West addresses tea partiers at their July 2009 rally.Ha ha, just kidding about the tea party protest. Not likely these folks turn on one of their own "patriots," even if the recent revelations suggest that West has done exactly what he and his tea party allies have pilloried the gover ... More >>
It's a Monday in the summer, which means we have to learn about the crappy movie that was America's favorite this weekend. And today that task is more grim than usual. The big winner is G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.Despite the warnings of film reviewers around the nation, we still spent $56.2 million ... More >>
America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp, and jihad looms.
Indicted South Florida weapons dealer Efraim Diveroli keeps making millions from you and me.
I, for one, feel duped. This morning I received the itinerary for the J.P. Taravella High School Marching Band's trip to Washington DC, where they are to perform in president-elect Barack Obama's inuguration parade. Band director Neil Jenkins had told me that the youngsters would be doing ... More >>
From panty raids to war profiteering. Frat brothers grow up so fast, eh Charlie?What's a wedding without at least one war profiteer? That's the baggage that Harry Sargeant's been lugging around the last several months, ever since a congressional oversight committee took a close look at the deal Sarg ... More >>
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Remove the Bars
The people watching the airlines should have and could have taken action... but didn't
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Cut the bureaucrats some slack
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The Army and Hollywood join hands to wage virtual, bloodless battles
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Jack Shaheen crusades against cinema's depiction of Reel Bad Arabs
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When bad things happen, SoFla newspapers react. Sometimes they overreact.
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