By: Ed Dean | Posted: May 26, 2015 12:15 PM

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. What you see here is strictly my opinion, not necessarily the editor's or the rest of the staff at Sunshine State News.

By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: May 26, 2015 7:00 AM
This is the season of college graduations, and many people may be wondering what kinds of gifts would be most appropriate for young people leaving the world of academia and heading out to face the challenges and opportunities of adulthood in the real world.
Guest Column
By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: May 25, 2015 10:00 PM

Whatever the merits of Medicaid expansion and other low-income health-care programs in Florida, the recent kurfuffel illustrates one downside of getting “free” money from the federal government.

View from the Other Side
By: Leslie Wimes | Posted: May 25, 2015 10:30 PM

... Or any other Republican-lites the Florida Democratic Party tries to shove down our throats.

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: May 27, 2015 3:00 AM

By: Michael Barone | Posted: May 27, 2015 7:00 AM
Over the past year, I've been reading books inspired by the centenary of World War I, a war with horrific casualties painful to contemplate. What helps in comprehending the scale of the slaughter is a book by one of Bill Gates' favorite authors, the Canadian academic Vaclav Smil, "Creating the Twentieth Century: Technical Innovations of 1867-1914 and Their Lasting Impact."
Posted: May 27, 2015 2:00 AM



Should Gov. Rick Scott veto the budget if it includes any expansion of Obamacare?