"I worry greatly that the rhetoric coming from the Republicans, particularly Donald Trump, is sending a message to Muslims here ... and ... around the world, that there is a 'clash of civilizations.'"
December 23, 2015 - 7:00am
December 22, 2015 - 7:00am
Some observations on the 2016 presidential race as we head into the dark period, i.e., the two weeks of Christmas and New Year's holidays in which no one has ever dared, at least in the past, to conduct any polls. Those of us who pick over poll results will have to fly blind until the week starting Jan. 4.
December 21, 2015 - 2:00pm
U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw, R-Fla., the chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, formally recognized 2015 Heisman Trophy Winner Derrick Henry, of Yulee, Florida, with the following statement in the official Congressional Record. The following is the full text of Crenshaw statement:
December 21, 2015 - 9:00pm
One of many goofy ideas held by liberals is that it is a bad thing to have “money in politics.” They want to regulate it, tax it, and otherwise control it -- all in the public interest, of course.
December 21, 2015 - 9:00pm
It was an off-election year, one you might have thought would be a sleeper for the political class in Florida. But 2015 turned out to be a noisy family food fight from beginning nearly to end, a year dominated by the courts and leaving a shortage of happy people in and around the Capitol. Here is our list of stories that topped the news in the Sunshine State this year.
December 21, 2015 - 7:00am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Although he is just 22, Andrew Zeller is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in mathematics at Purdue University. He is one reason the school is a rare exception to the rule of unreason on American campuses, where freedom of speech is under siege.
December 19, 2015 - 11:00pm
The three Democrats running for the presidency clashed in a debate Saturday night in New Hampshire, home of the first primary. While the fight for the Republican nomination has been receiving the most attention, in recent days the Democratic contest has been front and center after news broke that Bernie Sanders’ campaign tapped into unauthorized voter files housed by the DNC. That was expected to be a major bone of contention but the issue fizzled after the first minutes.
December 20, 2015 - 9:00pm
Some time ago I had an epiphany about climate change. I came to realize it's not so much that conservatives don't buy into it, it's that they don't trust a word out of the mouth of the Obama Administration's lawless, monster of an Environmental Protection Agency.
December 18, 2015 - 10:45pm
Scott Maxwell, veteran Orlando Sentinel reporter, has given taxpayers a powerful lesson in why they can't take their eye off the ball at city hall.
December 18, 2015 - 5:15pm
Debbie Wasserman Schultz finally blew it bigtime, threw a monkey wrench in Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, and all she can do now is hope it can all blow over fast.
December 18, 2015 - 7:00am
In December 2011, the candidate who led in the Iowa polls was not Rick Santorum (who ultimately squeaked out a victory there), nor Michelle Bachmann (who had driven Gov. Tim Pawlenty from the race by winning the Iowa straw poll earlier in the year), nor Mitt Romney. No, the leader was Ron Paul, with 23 percent.
December 17, 2015 - 2:30pm
When I was elected to represent our community in Congress I pledged to work and fight for solutions that will better our education system by empowering parents and teachers while equipping students with an education that will prepare them for success. Congress, along with the president, have united to make this pledge a reality.
One Year Later, President Obama’s Appeasement Policy Shows Results: Increased Repression of the Cuban People by the Castros
December 17, 2015 - 10:00am
Like his approach to dictators in other corners of the globe, President Obama’s policy toward Cuba has been one of coddling the oppressors while sidelining the oppressed pro-democracy and human rights activists struggling for change.
December 17, 2015 - 7:00am
Our news media are so overwhelmingly obsequious to the Democrats that Hillary Clinton can imply the relatives of the Americans killed in Benghazi are liars on national TV, and no one in the press blinks an eye or finds it newsworthy.
December 16, 2015 - 1:30pm
Did you know that although Florida Courts regularly enforce non-compete agreements, many employees still believe such agreements are not enforceable? The Washington Post recently reported that 1 in 4 workers have signed such agreements in their lifetime, and 12.3 percent are bound by one right now. Employers, here is what you need to know when considering a non-compete clause.