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Marco Rubio Works for Florida, Mike Bennett for Mike Bennett

March 6, 2011 - 6:00pm

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, Hero

No wonder Gov. Rick Scott spends so much time in Miami. Why wouldn't he want the state to spend $77 million to dredge a deeper Port of Miami? For a governor who promised 700,000 jobs in seven years, Miami is Paradise Found. It's a spark waiting for tinder.

Especially since last week when U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio upped Miami's stakes.

Sunshine State News Marks Breakthrough First Year

March 3, 2011 - 6:00pm

A year ago Charlie Crist was a Republican, Marco Rubio was lying in the weeds in Miami and Bill McCollum was so far ahead in the governor's race he struck a pose and fell asleep.

What fun 2010 was. Sunshine State News came along at just the right time.

We had no idea last March that a staunchly conservative, anti-establishment revolution was about to turn Florida government upside down.

We certainly fit right in -- if not in the Capitol press corps, at least in the temper and tumult of the day.

Florida Teachers, Beware Wisconsin Stinky-Cheese Effect

Sen. J.D. Alexander's Curious Plane Thing

Conservative News Web Site Born Out of Mainstream Media's Failure

Risky High-Speed Rail + Failed Stimulus Program = Bad Deal for Florida

February 20, 2011 - 6:00pm

Tallahassee or Washington, they both share the same nutty, inside-the-Beltway-logic:

When you're in a hole, keep digging.

The country is flat broke. It's borrowing money -- make that more money -- to pay for President Barack Obama's sea-to-shining-sea, high-speed rail fantasy. Just because the money "is out there anyway," just because if Florida doesn't take it someone else will, does that mean the governor and the principled leadership in the Florida Legislature should help him keep digging America in deeper?

Eric Buermann: Billions Wasted and He Dares to Whine?

February 13, 2011 - 6:00pm

For the first time in years, the South Florida Water Management District has a chance to get a grip on reality, and what does it do? Whine like a spoiled brat.

Tough Choices Ahead for Florida Local Governments

February 8, 2011 - 6:00pm

"California, here we come." Unless it's vacation you're talking about, you don't want to hear that and you don't want to go there.

Justin Sayfie, GWDSIL; Delusional Bill Nelson, Zero

February 5, 2011 - 6:00pm

Justin Sayfie, I apologize. I wanted to call you my hero in the headline, but I didn't get a chance to run it by Lucy Morgan first.

NFL's Super Clunker: Balmy Dallas

February 3, 2011 - 6:00pm

"No more about the beach weather in Florida," pleaded Steelers fan Monte Rafferty. "If you talk about that, I'm hanging up in your ear. ... My feet are frozen, I'm popping Alka Seltzer Cold Plus, I got cabin fever ...




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