SSN on Facebook
SSN on Twitter
SSN on YouTube
RSS Feed



June 17, 2016 - 12:30pm
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Debbie Wasserman Schultz is out as DNC chair. The only thing left  for her to do is relinquish the title, because as of now, she has no power.
June 17, 2016 - 9:30am
Over the past few months America -- and now, unfortunately, Florida -- has witnessed horrific mass killings by individuals who have adopted violence as a way to advertise their allegiance to ISIS or enshrine themselves in infamy.
June 17, 2016 - 7:00am
When in his 1964 GOP acceptance speech Barry Goldwater declared that "extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice," a reporter sitting near journalist/historian Theodore White famously exclaimed: "My God, he's going to run as Barry Goldwater!"
June 17, 2016 - 6:00am
Florida Institute of Technology scientist John Windsor raised eyebrows a week ago when he said the 5 million cubic yards of mayonnaise-like muck along the northern Indian River Lagoon is enough to build a 5-foot wall along all six lanes of Interstate 95, stretching the entire 70 miles of Brevard County.
June 17, 2016 - 6:00am
A top headline said, “Trump plans to insult his way to victory over Clinton.” While it is true that Donald Trump is a skilled insulter, in believing that he crushed sixteen of his GOP rivals by slapping a few labels on them, many observers fail to see the true source of his winning.
June 18, 2016 - 6:00am
The world has lost its way. The physical and political turmoil we face is symptomatic of a failed system of values unable to support our environmental, social, economic, and political security.
June 16, 2016 - 10:00am
Robert McClure
There's a lesson to be drawn from the announcement that South Florida will be hosting the 2020 Super Bowl.
June 16, 2016 - 9:45am
From her perch as chairwoman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, U.S. Rep.
June 16, 2016 - 7:00am
Mitch Daniels, former governor of Indiana and current president of Purdue University, knows that no one in the audience is there to hear a commencement speaker. When, however, he addressed his institution's class of 2016, it heard him distill into a few lapidary paragraphs a stance toward life that illuminates this political season.
June 16, 2016 - 6:00am
(Editor's Note: This is the acceptance address of Carol Marbin Miller, Miami Herald senior investigative reporter, delivered June 9  in Lake Mary, after she had been presented with the 2016 Paul Hansell Award for Distinguished Achievement in Florida Journalism. The Hansell is the highest award the Florida Society of News Editors gives. Marbin Miller won for a body of work, including "Bitter Pill," on how Florida rations care to children in need. What she said to Florida's editors and reporters hits home with arresting clarity this week. Read on:)
June 15, 2016 - 6:00am
Is anybody else as disgusted as I am, watching Democrats race to erect their political podiums in the blood of the Orlando nightclub victims?
June 14, 2016 - 7:00am
Of the fighting faiths that flourished during the ideologically drunk 20th century, anti-Semitism has been uniquely durable. It survives by mutating, even migrating across the political spectrum from the right to the left. Although most frequently found in European semi-fascist parties, anti-Semitism is growing in the fetid Petri dish of American academia, and is staining Britain's Labour Party.
June 14, 2016 - 6:00am
Decoupling currently is and has been a hotly contested subject and remains on the legislative menu for this coming year.  We expect the issue to quickly boil to the surface again during the next legislative session.
June 13, 2016 - 5:30pm
Diversity isn't the good word liberals would have you believe.
June 13, 2016 - 9:00am
This is our Paris. This is the week we mourn together. As one nation. This week we know no party, we know no prejudice. This is the week we all as Americans suffer loss together, come together, and resolve together that we will not fall to the architects of terror.

Opinion Poll

Should U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte be banned from competing with Team USA in the 2020 Olympics?
Older pollsResults