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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: July 22, 2014 3:55 AM
 

An election is coming. The indicator is not the number of robins or the actions of a groundhog, but the fact that liberals are dealing race cards right and left.

 
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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: July 8, 2014 3:55 AM
 

With the contest for the governor's seat looming, Florida is waiting with bated breath to find out what Charlie Crist will use for his campaign theme.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: June 24, 2014 3:55 AM
 

One of the joys of living in Florida is the diversity. We have every kind of exotic and invasive species imaginable, from the Burmese python to the liberal retiree.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: June 10, 2014 3:55 AM
 

The end of the world may be nigh: Uber-liberal politician Sandy D'Alemberte and I agree on something. It is that state Sen. John Thrasher would be a great president for Florida State University.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: May 27, 2014 3:55 AM
 

There are two strikes going against former Gov. Jeb Bush if he decides to run for president in 2016, according to what is termed conventional wisdom.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: May 13, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Florida is, once again, safe. The Florida Legislature has adjourned.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: April 29, 2014 3:55 AM
 

There's an old saying: When the horse dies, dismount. But despite the demise of a faithful old equine ridden by liberals for decades, the left refuses to stop flogging it unmercifully.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: April 15, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Legislators gotta legislate. But it would be nice if they would unlegislate more often.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: April 1, 2014 3:55 AM
 

In my lifelong study of the liberal mental process I've always been amazed at the ability some have to take a totally meaningless talking point or bumper sticker and run with it as if it were a showstopper.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: March 18, 2014 3:55 AM
 

In marshes somewhere south of Lake Helen Blazes, the St. Johns River is formed.

It slowly meanders north – one of only a few rivers in North America that flow in that direction. Near the end of its 300-mile journey it turns east, passes in a broad swath through the city of Jacksonville, and then merges into the Atlantic Ocean.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: March 4, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Anything can happen in politics but is it possible that conservatives in Florida will help depose a conservative governor?

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: February 18, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Big Environment is outraged over the fact that Florida is opposing Big Government's latest outrageous power grab.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: February 4, 2014 3:55 AM
 

School Choice Week this year gave more reason to celebrate than ever.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: January 21, 2014 3:55 AM
 

There's no question that Gov. Rick Scott's pro-business policies are producing results that benefit Florida families, but it is not a one-man show. The Florida Legislature deserves a share of the credit as well.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: January 7, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Media malpractice had become fairly rampant, but major change is in the air.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: December 24, 2013 3:55 AM
 

Most of what could be said about the "Duck Dynasty" flap has been said. My take is this: Liberals are all about rights, real and imaginary. Well, Phil Robertson had a right to express his religious beliefs. Liberals had a right to complain.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: December 10, 2013 3:55 AM
 

Ed Ball, the late head of the duPont trust, had a favorite toast: “Confusion to the enemy.”

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: December 3, 2013 3:55 AM
 

The state of Florida takes in a lot of money every year. Unfortunately, legislators can't spend most of it.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: November 13, 2013 3:55 AM
 

When it comes to socialism, you don't jump in the deep end, in most cases. You start in the shallow end and wade until you are under water.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: October 29, 2013 3:55 AM
 

When voters approved a nicely worded amendment to the state Constitution in 2010 they may have thought the constant squabbling over political districting would be over.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: October 15, 2013 3:55 AM
 

What appears to be just the next evolution of the successful use of standards and accountability that has improved public education in Florida has fostered rather strenuous opposition.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: October 1, 2013 3:55 AM
 

It is astonishing how admittance to the ruling class can change someone.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: September 17, 2013 3:55 AM
 

There is a major pushback brewing against public school reform.

Not unanticipated. The Education Blob has been steaming about efforts to change the status quo, which is money, money, money.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: September 3, 2013 3:55 AM

Conservatives have this in common with sharks and polar bears: They eat their own.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: August 20, 2013 3:55 AM
 

Attendance Thursday at the annual Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) meeting in Palm Beach should be mandatory for politicians.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: August 6, 2013 3:55 AM
 

 

So Tony Bennett gets the boot, and liberals get a gotcha. Hooray.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: July 27, 2013 3:55 AM
 

In his never-ending political campaign, President Obama chose a strange topic for a speech during a whistle-stop in Jacksonville. 

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: July 23, 2013 3:55 AM
 

It appeared that the George Zimmerman trial was over. Then Barack Obama emerged from his office Friday like Punxsutawney Phil, saw his shadow, and sure enough we are going to have another six weeks of the winter of our discontent. 

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: July 9, 2013 3:55 AM
 

Education is supposed to make people smarter. But the process itself is incredibly stupid.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: June 25, 2013 3:55 AM

Celebrity chef Paula Deen seems to have run into a spot of trouble because she admitted that many years ago she used the word “nigger.”

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