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Why we fight: Liveblogging tonight’s AG debate between Pam Bondi and George Sheldon

October 6, 2014
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Why we fight: Liveblogging tonight’s AG debate between Pam Bondi and George Sheldon

  Hello and good evening and happy everything to you! Tonight we get to watch actual interaction between current Attorney General Pam Bondi – a Republican who says “nothing personal” about the fact that she’s fighting gay marriage, because, uh, some of her best friends are gay – and George Sheldon, her Democratic opponent...
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Florida legislators convene special session to redraw congressional maps

August 8, 2014
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Florida legislators convene special session to redraw congressional maps

SUPER-FAST SPECIAL SESSION By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA House Speaker Will Weatherford and Senate President Don Gaetz quickly ordered lawmakers into a special session this week to revise the congressional map struck down by Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis. Proving that the process is on hyper-speed, the chairmen of the committees...
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Enterprise Florida head gets $120,000 bonus

August 7, 2014
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Enterprise Florida head gets $120,000 bonus

Via THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The head of Gov. Rick Scott’s business-recruitment efforts received a $120,000 bonus on Aug. 7. The Enterprise Florida Board of Directors approved the bonus for President and Chief Executive Officer Gray Swoope, whose base salary received a $45,000 increase, to $275,000, last October. The bonus surpasses a $100,000...
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BREAKING (AGAIN!): Charlie Crist joins Orlando and Miami Beach in filing brief in support of marriage equality

June 27, 2014
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BREAKING (AGAIN!): Charlie Crist joins Orlando and Miami Beach in filing brief in support of marriage equality

This is all happening so fast! Within the last hour, Democratic gubernatorial candidate – and former Republican governor – Charlie Crist filed an amicus brief in the Pareto v. Ruvin case in Miami-Dade County. NOT SURPRISING! Crist has been pretty solid in his support for equality this go ’round, even speaking at a Pride...
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YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: unsweetened sugar, anti-vax racism, the curse of survival

June 16, 2014
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YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: unsweetened sugar, anti-vax racism, the curse of survival

HAHAHAHA, FLORIDA LEGISLATORS HAVE A SWEET TOOTH FOR CAMPAIGN DONATIONS, APPARENTLY (PART 3,489): “Florida taxpayers have been left shouldering most of the $2 billion Everglades water pollution cleanup cost, despite a constitutional amendment passed by nearly 70 percent of voters that calls for the sugar industry to pick up its share of the tab....
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YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: on liars, bungholes and dropouts

May 21, 2014
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YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: on liars, bungholes and dropouts

In today's Daily Weekly Reader: Charles Van Zant, common core, gay rights, Teresa Jacobs, Val Demings and more.
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Gov. Rick Scott does a Facebook Q&A, speaks only in campaign soundbites

April 18, 2014
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Gov. Rick Scott does a Facebook Q&A, speaks only in campaign soundbites

Gov. Rick Scott hosts live Q&A session on Facebook and refuses to answer the tough questions.
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YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: party fights get Rocky, ALEC gets sneaky

March 7, 2014
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YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: party fights get Rocky, ALEC gets sneaky

WAIT, WHICH ONE IS DOLPH LUNDGREN? YOUR MORNING ROCKY (IV!) REFERENCE ILLUSTRATING CRIST OUT-FUNDRAISING SCOTT IS HERE: “There is a scene in the iconic movie ‘Rocky IV’ (yes, ‘Rocky IV’ is iconic, after all, it was just referenced during the U.S.’s current showdown with Russia over that county’s invasion of Crimea) in which ‘The Italian...
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