advertisement

SSN on Facebook
SSN on Twitter
SSN on YouTube
RSS Feed

Donald Trump

It's Donald Trump's Ego Republicans Should Fear

Republicans shouldn't worry about the longevity of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's popularity. There won't be any.

It's the longevity of his ego that's the real problem.

Stay with me for a minute.

August 4, 2015 - 8:00pm

Columns

Donald Trump
Republicans shouldn't worry about the longevity of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's popularity. There won't be any. It's the longevity of his ego that's the real problem.
Gov. Rick Scott tipped a few of his cards on Tuesday as the crowded field of Republican presidential candidates gets ready for their first debate on Thursday. Scott didn’t offer an endorsement on Tuesday but he did offer some insights on who he might eventually back. 
If ever there was a ferociously fishy foregone conclusion, it's Florida Development Finance Corp.'s impending decision to approve $1.75 billion in tax-exempt, private activity bonds so All Aboard Florida can get funding. FDC has already gleefully included its share in its draft budget for the current fiscal year. Check out the $1.8 million under "pending revenue." (All Aboard Florida on June 19 received a six-month extension to sell the tax-exempt bonds.)
"Faute de mieux." That means "for want of something better" in Secretary of State John Kerry's second language. It's also the best case made by its journalistic defenders for approval of the nuclear weapons deal Kerry negotiated with Iran. Or to be more exact, for rallying 34 votes in the Senate or 146 votes in the House to uphold a presidential veto of a congressional vote to disapprove. 
Recently there was a big news story in Oklahoma: lobbyists spent $300,000 on legislators. Is that too much? Too little? We don't know from the story.
Welcome to The Dean's List -- an Ed Dean-style look at who Florida's political achievers were (and weren't) in the last seven days.
With the recent Florida Supreme Court decision on congressional redistricting requiring lawmakers to return to Tallahassee, it seemed inevitable that the Senate would likewise want a “do over” on i
Executives of Planned Parenthood's federally subsidized meat markets -- your tax dollars at work -- lack the courage of their convictions. They should drop the pretense of conducting a complex moral calculus about the organs they harvest from the babies they kill.
U.S. Congressman Patrick Murphy should be congratulated for urging the Coast Guard to continue its search for Palm Beach County teenagers Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen. Though the search has officially been called off, urging authorities to go the extra mile to save children is the right thing to do.
In November of 2002, Washington Post reporter-editor Bob Woodward unveiled excerpts of his latest book, "Bush at War," and created a big stir by revealing that Fox News boss Roger Ailes had sent a "back-channel message" to the Bush White House shortly after 9/11. He had insisted the president talk tough against the terrorists.

State

August 30, 2015 - 3:00am
Orlando Sentinel
August 3, 2015 - 9:20pm
The Gainesville Sun
August 3, 2015 - 6:07pm
Orlando Sentinel
August 3, 2015 - 5:29pm
Orlando Sentinel
August 3, 2015 - 4:42pm
Orlando Sentinel
August 3, 2015 - 4:18pm
Orlando Sentinel
August 3, 2015 - 2:04pm
Orlando Sentinel
advertisement
advertisement

Chatterbox

Opinion Poll

Should Planned Parenthood be defunded?
Older pollsResults

Instagram

 
advertisement
advertisement