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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: January 20, 2015 3:55 AM
 

Gov. Rick Scott has managed to trump the liberal lobby for Big Education by proposing a record funding level for the public schools next year.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: January 6, 2015 3:55 AM
 

“I am excited to announce I will actively explore the possibility of running for president of the United States.” -- Jeb Bush

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: December 23, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Defending the indefensible is a job only a lame duck should undertake.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: December 9, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Law enforcement has been taking a beating, and it is getting worse. Police in New York City are being warned that a group of black militants is planning to murder police officers on duty.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: November 25, 2014 3:55 AM
 

One of the more delicious aspects of the recent election is that the biggest supporter of Democrats – the powerful teachers' union bosses – may have cost Democrats the election.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: November 11, 2014 3:55 PM
 

There's no need to rehash the election of last week -- or The Great Leap Forward, as we call it on the First Coast. It was what it was.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: October 28, 2014 3:55 AM
 

There's unrest in the left-wing world of South Florida. Some are so dissatisfied that they want to break away and form their own state.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: October 14, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Once in a while, government does something right.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: September 30, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Putting aside, for the moment, the incident in Ferguson, Mo., there is evidence that police work has changed dramatically and not always for the better.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: September 16, 2014 3:55 AM
 

The argument over funding of the public schools in Florida drones on, generating far more heat than light.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: September 2, 2014 3:55 AM
 

For all the angst over redistricting, the truth is, there is no way to have perfect voting districts.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: August 5, 2014 11:30 AM
 

Both of the leading candidates for governor are hammering away at each other over education funding.

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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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