Many years ago, policymakers were concerned with managing a scarcity of energy resources following the energy crisis of the Carter administration.
July 27, 2015 - 7:00am
Current quibbling over what Jeb Bush meant when he said it's time to phase out and replace Medicare -- as opposed to "attacking the seniors," as one woman at a recent event bellowed out -- will soon seem quaint against the realities of our future.
July 25, 2015 - 7:00am
The end of the Supreme Court term was depressing for conservatives. The double-whammy of a 50-state mandate for gay marriage and the upholding of Obamacare sounded the alarms for religious freedom. All that unease is measurable.
July 23, 2015 - 11:30pm
Just when you thought nobody could make Chris Christie look tea party, who comes strolling into the room but Ohio Gov.
July 24, 2015 - 7:00am
The Trump bump tells us something about the state of American politics. Progressives are panting to interpret his surge as evidence of Republicans' black hearts. Some Donald Trump supporters have suggested that his success, such as it is/was (this is being written after the McCain flap and before polls have gauged its impact), is an indictment of the limp "Republican establishment." It's neither.
July 23, 2015 - 7:00am
There is no way to know what is going on in someone else's mind. But sometimes their behavior tells you more than their words.
July 22, 2015 - 8:00pm
The Florida Keys. Even if you live in this magical paradise, when you hear those words it is hard not to think about margaritas, shocking sunsets and Jimmy Buffett crooning on a bar stool.
July 22, 2015 - 8:00am
Here's a good example why I wish lawmakers would pause for a minute and think before they gouge out another exemption from Florida's Sunshine Law.
July 22, 2015 - 7:00am
The outrage over another multiple murder of American military personnel on American soil by another Islamic extremist has been exacerbated by the fact that these military people had been ordered to be unarmed -- and therefore sitting ducks.
July 21, 2015 - 8:45am
This week marks the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank). This 2,300-page law has imposed more than 400 new government mandate
July 20, 2015 - 8:00pm
The government giveth and the government taketh away.
July 20, 2015 - 3:30pm
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush returned to Tallahassee this morning, site of his greatest accomplishments during eight years in office.
July 20, 2015 - 8:00pm
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.
Carlos Curbelo Not Exactly 'Loser of the Week' After Moving Into Leadership; Annette Taddeo Struggling
July 20, 2015 - 9:45am
The Tampa Bay Times pegged Carlos Curbelo as one of its “Losers of the We
July 20, 2015 - 8:00am
Florida should think twice about following California's machiavelian anti-carbon regulation of petroleum products. The fact is, the rising cost of gasoline in the Golden State is straining an already choking economy, laying a world of hurt on families, businesses and individual quality of living. And it is directly related to the state's anti-global warming policies.