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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: May 25, 2015 10:00 PM
 

Whatever the merits of Medicaid expansion and other low-income health-care programs in Florida, the recent kurfuffel illustrates one downside of getting “free” money from the federal government.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: May 20, 2015 8:30 PM
 

The question remaining after Jacksonville's city elections Tuesday is, was Alvin Brown a one-hit wonder?

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: May 11, 2015 7:00 PM
 

In virtually every state where reformers are trying to give children – especially poor, minority children – a better chance in life, the Education Blob is vigorously opposing that goal.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: April 27, 2015 5:30 PM
 

California's mismanagement of its water -- and government in general -- is benefiting Florida, but the Sunshine State needs to make sure it doesn't begin making the same errors.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: April 13, 2015 8:00 PM
 

When will Florida's elected politicians get the gumption to do something about public employee pensions that are eating the taxpayers alive?

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: March 30, 2015 7:00 PM
 

Florida legislators have a choice on a key piece of legislation this year: Do something that makes sense or do something supported by the left.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: March 16, 2015 6:00 PM
 

In 2002, Florida voters were assured by the liberal media that reducing the size of classes in the public schools would improve educational outcomes.

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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: February 2, 2015 9:50 PM
 

A liberal columnist at a South Florida newspaper doesn't like Fox News. Shocker, huh?

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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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