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Democrats and Donald Trump Begin Outreach To Florida Latinos

June 24, 2019 - 7:00am

The Democratic Party, with a field of nearly two dozen announced candidates, is getting set to open its debate schedule for the 2020 presidential campaign. The first debate is set for Miami and in anticipation, Team Blue is placing a great deal of energy behind a very serious outreach effort -- appealing to the Hispanic/Latino voters.

Harvard Rescinds Admission of Parkland Survivor Kyle Kashuv

June 19, 2019 - 7:15am
Kyle Kashuv

In the growing tempest of our social battlefield -- and the growing intolerance of special interests who preach tolerance -- Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Kyle Kashuv has been caught in the cultural crossfire. 

Weeks following the announcement that he had been accepted to Harvard, a controversy erupted. Kyle found himself on the receiving end of that now-common practice among social activists (on both ends of the political spectrum), the social media proctology exam.

Marco Rubio Speaks against the Hypocrisy of Corporate Abortion Support

June 14, 2019 - 7:30am
Image for a broken and hypocritical Hollywood

The new abortion legislation taking hold in select states in recent months has caused an undertow among the backers of last November’s Blue Wave election, most demonstrably the gang of loudmouth Hollywood libs. 

And, in an unforeseeable result, the swell of Democratic Party gains in D.C. has led to staunchly conservative legislation regarding abortions to be passed. Not only legislation but some loud and curious reactions in some sectors of the country.

POINT: Felons' Voting Rights Bill Makes Consummate Sense

June 8, 2019 - 7:45am

After Florida voters last year approved a constitutional amendment restoring formerly incarcerated felons' voting rights, Republicans in both chambers passed a provision requiring they pay any outstanding court fees and fines before they can vote. The fate of the bill is in the hands of Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Another Sign of Dems Unraveling: Gaetz Assaulted with a Frozen Drink

June 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
Matt Gaetz

When U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz was finished speaking at a town hall he staged in Pensacola over the weekend, a crowd of protestors was waiting outside to greet him. In case you haven't noticed, voicing opposition no longer is enough for some political opponents. Gaetz was coated with a dairy smoothie delivered by a citizen who is more than a perturbed constituent. 

Hurling creamy projectiles at our politicians may become the trendy new version of the op-ed feature. Certainly liberals have the hang of it and their pals in the media get a giggle out of it.

Nikki Fried Investigating Florida Vet's Hot-Button Charity, 'We Build the Wall'

June 3, 2019 - 7:15am
Florida vet Brian Kolfage in New Mexico, near the Mexican border

If congressional Democrats won't pay for Donald Trump's border wall, Iraq war veteran and triple amputee Brian Kolfage reasoned that maybe the American people would pony up the money themselves. 

Tampa Bay Bucs' Trick Play to Score Millions from the BP Oil Spill

May 30, 2019 - 8:30am

They drew up a gadget play that was supposed to score big. But the courts threw a flag and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were foiled.

An appellate court recently handed down a decision rejecting the Florida football franchise's claim that it had been negatively impacted by the catastrophic Deepwater Horizon oil spill. 

The Florida Democrats' Big Calendar Clunker

May 29, 2019 - 6:30am

With an eye on next year’s hoped-for takeover of the White House, the Democrats are feeling a surge of pride and excitement. Many are convinced by their own press complex that Donald Trump is the most hated president since Frank Underwood, so defeating him should be a walkover. Which may be why a stampede has formed for the blue-party nomination.

And, yet, just as Leadership Blue 2019, the state’s biggest liberal event of the 2020 campaign season so far is taking place, no candidates will RSVP. Not a one.

Florida Democrats Aim to Reclaim the Hispanic Vote with a New Radio Program

May 25, 2019 - 7:15am
Hispanic voters go to the polls

As an indicator of how much traction the state Democratic Party lost with Hispanic voters last year, the party leadership has announced it will launch a statewide Spanish language radio program. The rollout will begin in the Miami market this weekend. 

The Tallahassee Corruption Scandal Expands ... Did Andrew Gillum Avoid It?

May 14, 2019 - 8:15am
Scott Maddox, Paige Carter-Smith and John T. Burnette

The sky is beginning to fall for a number of City of Tallahassee power players, at least the ones not named Andrew Gillum.

So, you might ask yourself, was the deal Gillum struck April 24 with the lightweight Florida Ethics Commission to pay a $5,000 fine in exchange for the commission dropping four of five corruption charges against him maybe the smartest move he'll make all year? 

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