Karma -- the idea that what comes around goes around -- can sometimes come back to bite you in the derriere.
Florida Republicans must come to grips with a bill introduced by Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Shalimar, and Rep. Katie Edwards, D-Plantation, to legalize a strain of marijuana effective in helping children with certain conditions as well as a constitutional amendment placed on the ballot by Orlando lawyer John Morgan to legalize medicinal marijuana as prescribed by a doctor. Republicans should support both.
While the Florida Supreme Court voted 4-3 to place a medical marijuana constitutional amendment on the November ballot, the political impact of this decision and future treatment of marijuana in Florida are anything but clear.
"Pizza is like sex. Even when it's bad, it's pretty good." As a Connecticut boy, I was spoiled when it came to pizza.
Tampa superlawyer John Morgan has pledged to put a constitutional amendment on the 2014 ballot that would let doctors prescribe marijuana to patients who might derive some medicinal benefits from it.
On the eve of the presidential nomination of Barry Goldwater at the 1964 Republican National Convention, Pennsylvania Gov. William Scranton released a letter to the senator accusing him of "nuclear irresponsibility" and "supporting a whole crazy-quilt collection of absurd and dangerous positions."