Kirk Fordham's column in the Tallahassee Democrat on Friday, "Restoration is about more than just the Everglades," is a superb example of how environmentalists in this country overreach, blow it, and end up preaching to the choir.
HBO has perhaps made Bill Maher America's nastiest talk-show host. He's also America's most prominent, militant atheist. Now he's made himself the most prominent million-dollar donor to Barack Obama's super-PAC, Priorities USA. He broke out a big check onstage in San Jose to advertise his magnanimous support.
I have long been puzzled by the enthusiasm with which many young liberal bloggers cheer on proposals to raise tax rates on high earners. I can understand why they might favor them, but not why they seem to invest so much psychic energy in the issue.
Pull out the streamers and raise the piñata … It’s an exciting day in the world of Sunshine State News: March 1, 2012, marks our second anniversary delivering Florida’s political news and insight to all of our dedicated readers. Thanks to so many of you who have written, phoned and emailed to give us your feedback and tell us you like what we’re doing!
The only good news for the Republicans coming out of the seemingly endless presidential candidate "debates" is that some Republican leaders are now belatedly thinking about how they can avoid a repetition of this debacle in future elections.
Presidents Day has passed again with not much more recognition than special sales at the malls of America. What an extra 20 percent off the latest fashions has to do with how important our history is to our present condition and how critical the form and structure of our government is to the well-being of all of us, I’ll never know.
Recently, two pieces of proposed legislation — Senate Bill, SB 1506 and SB 1316 — were amended to include dangerous provisions that would allow nonmedical doctors, specifically optometrists, to prescribe and administer systemic oral drugs for the first time in the state's history.
An examination of “administrative earmarks” around the time of congressional votes on key pieces of President Obama’s agenda suggests the White House used its power to fund local projects as a means to “buy” votes for major legislative efforts.
President Obama talked to students and other Floridians at the University of Miami on Thursday to reiterate a major item from his State of the Union address last month -- what he calls an “all-of-the-above” approach to energy.