When the Florida Water and Land Conservation Initiative first made it to the 2014 ballot, I would've bet my last dollar that by now it would be about as popular as earthquake insurance. But, boy, would I have lost that bet.
Technology might finally have outsmarted Maggy Hurchalla, one of the state's leading environmentalists -- a champion of Everglades restoration and the author of Martin County's controversial, often-litigious, comprehensive plan rewrites.
Don't think just because Democratic Congressman Patrick Murphy is running in a primarily Republican district, he's a dead man walking. Murphy might actually turn into one of the blue team's safest bets for re-election in 2014.
Allen West lost more than the election Tuesday night. He lost friends and he lost believers and he showed perhaps the most ardent among his Congressional District 18 faithful that he doesn't deserve them.
Digital Domain Media Group's collapse last week made victims of all Florida taxpayers. To the tune of $20 million. But few of those taxpayers will feel the pinch quite as directly as the long-suffering citizens of Port St. Lucie.