The votes have been counted and Popcorn the turkey is a free bird. In his annual turkey pardon, President Obama stood outside the White House, accompanied by his daughters, Sasha and Malia, and told a group of press and invited guests that "the office of the presidency brings many awesome and solem ... More >>
On Wednesday, November 27th, President Obama will do his annual most solemn duty as leader of the free world. No, he won't bring the troops home or cut taxes. He'll announce the pardoning of the National Thanksgiving Turkey. Although stories have come out regarding the short life-span of these pa ... More >>
It took over 40 years, but the 1972 Miami Dolphins, the only NFL team to complete a perfect season (SUCK it, Patriots!), will finally get to do that thing that championship teams do -- visit the President at the White House and give him a silly jersey. The reason the '72 Fins didn't get their White ... More >>
Kionna Elliot, 18, and Payton Karr, 16, of Northeast High School in Broward unveiled their science-fair project in the East Garden of the White House on Wednesday afternoon.And the result was not only a display of pride from students repping our hometown but it also gave us a fantastic image of Pres ... More >>
The federal government's budget cuts are being felt everywhere these days -- including in the White House kitchen.In an interview with reporters, the White House's assistant chef and senior policy adviser for the healthy food initiative, Sam Kass, announced that he was being furloughed, according to ... More >>
As you may have heard, the Miami Heat are kind of a big deal. In that the team eradicates anyone and anything that gets in its way of winning basketball games. And, as you may have heard, the Miami Heat won the NBA title last year. So, as is custom in this great nation of ours, the President of th ... More >>
President Obama welcomed the Miami Heat to the White House on Monday afternoon to honor the team for kicking everyone's ass in the 2012 NBA Finals. Obama cited a pickup game some of the members of the Heat participated in with the president on his birthday as the real reason the Heat were able to g ... More >>
On paper Mavericks High School has all the makings a good charter school. Catchy name? Check. Celebrity endorsements? Hell yes. Political pull? Right into the White House. So what exactly is the problem? Well, there's the whole issue of proper usage of government funding, but does that really matter ... More >>
Politicians have to be All-Pro when it comes to shouldering hits from the sideline about job performance and bungled expectations. But it's still got to be a little bit embarrassing when the electorate decides to trash your term in office on the White House's front steps, electronically speaking.&nb ... More >>
A few weeks ago, we told you about a group of Floridans fed up with all that government interference (like roads and hospitals and police and stuff) and put together a petition on the White House's website to allow the state to "peacefully" secede from the United States LEST OBAMA INVITE THE WRATH O ... More >>
Time to get your swerve on just like the prez. After much begging and pleading from the nation's contingency of home brewers (and a popular online petition, to boot), the White House has released the top-secret recipes for President Obama's home brews. In an announcement made Saturday, the White H ... More >>
The biggest news this week in the craft beer world -- aside from the announcement that Goose Island will finally! hit Florida shelves this year -- is the concerted effort to get President Obama to release the super-top-secret recipe for his White House home brew Honey Ale. There's eve ... More >>
When choosing the next president of the United States, one has to weigh many issues. There's the economy, health care, beer appreciation...President Barack Obama, for instance, likes his beer so much that he's brewing and bottling his own private-label stash at the White House.For more than a year, ... More >>
The White House BoysThe White House at the Dozier SchoolThere probably are no real ghosts in this world, but some places are haunted anyway. One of them is the Arthur G. Dozier School For Boys, which has existed for a century just outside of a greasy mosquito-cloud of a town called Marianna, in a ... More >>
The White House Museum Was Sunday's operation too secret for the White House kitchen staff?As details are released about the operation that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden, one of the more interesting things to note is the food in situation room on Sunday. A detailed story in The Ne ... More >>
If you haven't yet heard, Osama bin Laden is dead! President Obama just spoke and confirmed that his body
What follows is a dramatic imagining of ABC journalist Jon Karl interviewing a blogger.
Surrounded by enemies, but smiling.Tuesday on Coulter Watch, I tried defending SoFla's sexiest pundit for her Q&A performance at last week's CPAC. I stand by my defense. In those twenty minutes, she seemed to honestly wrestle with issues of concern to both her and her audience. And if she cam ... More >>
The White House Setting up for the State DinnerLast night, President and Mrs. Obama hosted an official state dinner for President Hu of The People's Republic of China. 225 guests attended the dinner, held in The White House. Of those guests, only 20 were actually in the same r ... More >>
FlickrA birther demonstrating outside the White House.This poll by Daily Kos came out a few weeks ago, but there's a statistic buried near the bottom that deserves more attention: Roughly one-third of registered Republicans likely to vote in Florida's August primary believe that President Barack ... More >>
Photo from Flickr user Cap'n SurlyThe decade brought us many great meat products, like the Bacon Explosion.Growing up, I was always a fan of those ubiquitous "best of the year" stories that news outlets put together every December, so I thought it fitting that I give a little something back this ... More >>
Flickr: jamesos1Should the feds trust the guy with the biggest pile of gold in Florida?Jeffrey Aronson and his partner in Cash4Gold are mighty proud of themselves. They wrote a letter to Congress and the White House boasting of how their Pompano Beach-based company has turned a recession into a w ... More >>
Flickr user: fyunkieSure, President Obama's ears are big, but he's got a helluva lot of people competing for their attention. If you have a message you hope will make its way to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., your best bet may be to attend Monday's "Listening Tour" stop in Plantation. The prez himsel ... More >>
Just before the 2000 presidential election, Robert Watson, associate professor of American studies at Lynn University in Boca Raton, decided to rally his fellow presidential scholars and collaborate on The Report to the First Lady, a 200-page book of advice for the incoming woman in the White House. ... More >>
Should we be worrying, ya'll? Economy is going to shit. Let's hope Obama fixes things soon after he gives Bush the boot from the White House next week. Until then, there shall be more drinking and partying to forget we are on the verge of going broke.Here is what you'll want to check out this weeke ... More >>
When I was a wee college student at FSU, my best friend and I decided to road-trip to DC for President Clinton's inauguration. There we were, two unprepared, underdressed 18-year-olds waiting for hours upon hours in the freezing cold for little more than a nanosecond's glance at a speeding lim ... More >>
Corruption-busting lawyer Bruce Udolf wants to be Broward sheriff. After the Ken Jenne experience, though, are voters too suspicious of lawyers turned cops?
Capsule reviews of current area art exhibitions.
The elephant in Guantanamo's living room gets 4,200 calories a day and a Koran.
By digging into the great (and usually corny) American songbook, Linda Ronstadt opened the door for countless other to do so, too.
Impeach the president? Yes. A well-documented case ties him to Abu Ghraib.
... and listen to this 15-year-old
Earth to humans: Save me!
Yoo-hoo! Investigators! Check the president's pockets!
Fourth of July offers plenty of explosions and heaps of red, white, and blue
The Big Ka-Boom, Part One (Alternative Tentacles)
February 11 - 17, 1999
January 14 - 20,1999