Articles in Category: 'Stand Your Ground'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: February 15, 2014 3:55 AM
 

U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Fla., came out swinging at Florida’s Stand Your Ground law this week. The First Coast congresswoman accompanied Lucia Davis McBeth, the mother of Jordan Davis, a teenager killed in an altercation in Jacksonville back in November 2012.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 22, 2014 3:55 AM
 

A CNN/ORC poll released early this week finds two potential Republican presidential candidates from Florida are in the single digits while there is no front-runner in the field. U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., leads the pack with 16 percent followed by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., right behind him with 15 percent. Gov. Rick Perry of Texas takes third with 11 percent followed by former Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas, who moved to Florida after his 2008 bid for the Republican presidential nomination, with 10 percent.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 16, 2013 3:55 AM
 

Could Florida's liberal media have done any more to teeny-tinyize last week's vote in Colorado recalling a pair of Democrats for supporting a gun-control package? Anybody else notice?

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: August 9, 2013 3:55 AM
 

The liberal website Examiner.com splashes its top story across the page: "ALEC holds its 40th Conference in Chicago under clouds of secrecy."  

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: August 2, 2013 3:55 AM
 

Nan Rich showed. She may have flip-flopped on her Stand Your Ground vote in 2005, but at least we saw her there among the protesters at the Capitol, so we know she's agin' the law now. Charlie Crist, on the other hand ...

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: July 25, 2013 3:55 AM
 

Not to pick on President Obama today of all days, when he's in Florida trying to reacquaint us with his economic policy ... but I'm still stuck in the I-was-like-Trayvon speech he gave at the White House last Friday.

 
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