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The 2020 Red Wave Is Rising

April 17, 2019 - 9:00am

The majority of Americans don’t share the Left's hatred for America.  The Left hates President Trump, the American flag, unborn (now newly born) children, straight white men, the military, Jews (going back to the Obama days), a strong economy, legal immigrants, and ultimately they hate the U.S. Constitution. 

The Left’s blatant anti-American platform has moderate Democrats, Independents and even Never-Trumpers walking away feeling alienated, if not abandoned, at the center of the political spectrum, giving them more reason to vote for President Trump in 2020.  

Reducing the Stigma of Mental Health Key to Reducing Suicide Deaths

April 15, 2019 - 9:00am
Melanie Brown-Woofter

The recent suicide deaths of two students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas and a father who lost his daughter at Sandy Hook are heartbreaking reminders of the trauma that school or workplace violence can inflict on survivors. They also underscore the need for treatment and support, long after an incident occurs. 

We Cannot Let Evil Triumph in Venezuela

April 11, 2019 - 12:45pm

The crisis in Venezuela is a crisis in America. Senator Rubio, Congressman Diaz-Balart and I have been talking about this for years and have worked with the White House on a comprehensive strategy.

More than 200,000 Venezuelans live in Florida, and their concerns are our concerns.

And make no mistake; this is a crisis. It’s a humanitarian crisis that threatens the lives of the people of Venezuela and has created a flood of refugees numbering in the millions.

Audrey Gibson Couldn't Just Admit She Was Wrong and Apologize?

April 11, 2019 - 7:00am
Randy Fine

Senate Democratic Leader Audrey Gibson’s "press conference" Wednesday was a disingenuous attempt to deflect from two days of remarkable rhetoric that was both inappropriate and insensitive.  

Amendment 4: My Friend Barney Bishop Quoted Me Out of Context

April 9, 2019 - 7:00am

No reasonable person would think Florida voters approved Amendment 4 to make it harder for felons to regain the right to vote than it was under former Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet in their role as Florida’s Clemency Board. 

Despite other restrictions in the executive clemency process, that is where the Legislature is heading if it requires felons to pay all fines, fees and restitution before they could vote again.

No More Railroad Boondoggles!

April 4, 2019 - 9:00am
Susan Mehiel

Back in 2011, California's Republican Congressman Devin Nunes said about the now defunct California high speed rail project, "It is clear that high-speed rail is not about jobs. It is about corruption, public deception and bureaucratic experimentation.” 

And it took nine years to kill the monster.

Allowing APRNs to Practice Independently Better Serves Patients in Florida

April 3, 2019 - 3:30pm
Debra Diaz

I have been a certified registered nurse anesthetist, a type of advanced practice registered Nurse (APRN), for more than 20 years and am a retired Commander in the US Navy Nurse Corps, where I provided anesthesia care to service members and their families, U.S. Department of Defense employees, and members of Congress. While on active duty, I administered anesthesia care to service members who were injured during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and the Horn of Africa.  I have been the sole anesthesia provider on three aircraft carriers.

Homegrown Energy Production Funds Land and Water Conservation Fund

April 3, 2019 - 7:00am
Lauren Whritenour

President Trump recently signed into law the largest public lands bill to have been considered by Congress within the last 10 years. This bill will designate a total of 1.3 million acres of land to be preserved as wilderness. The bill also includes provision for the growth of several national parks and the creation of five new national monuments. In addition, this bill will permanently reauthorize the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, which has been expired since last fall.

Why Congress, Not the President, Should Lead on Environmental Protection

April 1, 2019 - 9:00am
Jonathan Wood

In February, Congress approved a massive, bipartisan federal lands bill, designating five new national monuments, 1.3 million acres of wilderness, 620 rivers as wild and scenic, and permanently reauthorizing the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

When It Comes to Climate Change, We All Have a Role to Play

March 28, 2019 - 9:30am

When it comes to running a business or getting things done in politics, it’s a tried and true lesson that working well with others is the best path to success. The ability to see other points of view, discover compromise, and pursue mutual benefit is a cornerstone principle of making the world and the economy better. That is certainly true when it comes to one of the biggest challenges our world faces: climate change. 

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