President Obama made a speech this morning to the General Assembly at the United Nations in which he condemned the anti-U.S. protests in the Middle East and North Africa in the wake of the attacks in Libya and urged world leaders to rally against extremism.
But Rep. Allen West, with his Communist ... More >>
Broward has been out in front of the rest of the state, maybe the country, in terms of preparing for climate change and rising sea levels. The county commissioned a report showing that large parts of Lauderdale could be underwater 50 years from now. Over and over, experts say our low-lying areas are ... More >>
The Portland Tribune recently wrote about a program in Portland public schools called "courageous conversations", where educators attend training sessions and meetings designed to understand their own 'white privilege' so that they can "change their teaching practices to boost minority students' per ... More >>
gatewaypundit.comManatees: Work of the devil.Jesus apparently hated manatees, according to a new Tea Party platform circulating around Florida.Originating from the Citrus County Tea Party Patriots group, teabaggers are crying about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's intent to place restrictions ... More >>
Candace WestRok: Brgr, maker of this fine burger, is one of 15 restaurants competing in the Riverwalk Trust Burger Battle.The Kansas City Barbeque Society -- the United Nations of barbecue contests -- has just three simple categories for its judges: taste, appearance, and tenderness/texture. Even ... More >>
2010 protest against Jones' Qur'an-burning.Rev. Terry Jones is an asshole.There will be a lot of talk in the coming weeks about Jones' culpability for the murder of ten U.N. workers, and not a few Afghan citizens, in a Friday riot protesting Jones' burning of a Qur'an. Those on what passes for th ... More >>
The Juice: Now frozen!There's a serious disconnect in how we Americans think about weather. On the one hand, we love crazy weather stories and the intense, irrational panic they cause. On the other hand, we're absolutely unwilling to consider that those extreme weather patterns are a result of ou ... More >>
It's no secret that bluefin tuna is endangered. Since 1970, stocks of bluefin have dropped by more than 80 percent, thanks in no small part to its status as a prized sushi fish. In fact, scientists predict that if the rate of consumption of the fish stays the same, it will face extinction within ... More >>
Thursday brings another chilly morning but warm weather is on the way. Let's look at the local headlines:A Boynton Beach man was at the Port Au Prince airport when the earthquake hit and says it felt like an airplane strike. [Palm Beach Post] Members of a united nations United Nations stabilizati ... More >>
Flickr: hans hendriksenIf it comes to an ethnic turf war in the Panhandle, bet on the Mongols.Who says the Florida Panhandle is not a culturally diverse place? Certainly not the 22-year-old Mongolian man who had the distinct cultural honor of being beaten by a pack of Ukrainians who then sped awa ... More >>
Try not to seem too drunk when you hand out your resume.
Job Fair Seeks Rare Dedicated, Sand-Free WorkersHundreds of desperate job-seekers got in line this morning outside The Diplomat in Hollywood for a job fair put on by Good Morning America. The show's website describes the event this way:Don't ... More >>