Sunshine State News RSS Feed http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/admin/content/stories en Presidential Malpractice http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/presidential-malpractice <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/mona-charen">Mona Charen</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 15, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> NBC's Chuck Todd got a good deal of attention for warning that "(Obama's) on the precipice of doing Jimmy Carter-like damage to the Democratic brand on foreign policy."<a href="/story/presidential-malpractice"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charen.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/presidential-malpractice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/presidential-malpractice#comments News Columns Mon, 15 Sep 2014 01:39:42 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5925064 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Free Speech, Due Process, and the Presidency at FSU: A Reply to Barney Bishop http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/free-speech-due-process-and-presidency-fsu-reply-barney-bishop <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/joseph-hellweg">Joseph Hellweg</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 15, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>No one’s perfect, least of all university professors -- at least I speak for myself. We do our best daily to encourage students to speak their minds, write and create well, and think critically. When we fail, we try again. Independent thought, evaluation of evidence, and open discussion are the core of our profession.<br /></p><a href="/story/free-speech-due-process-and-presidency-fsu-reply-barney-bishop"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/hellweg_photo_2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="290" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/free-speech-due-process-and-presidency-fsu-reply-barney-bishop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/free-speech-due-process-and-presidency-fsu-reply-barney-bishop#comments Alberto Pimentel Barney Bishop Florida State University FSU FSU faculty News Columns Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:49:21 +0000 Nancy Smith 5925058 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Boaters Distraught over All Aboard Florida: Tell the Coast Guard Now http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/boaters-distraught-over-all-aboard-florida-tell-coast-guard-now <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 15, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/boaters-distraught-over-all-aboard-florida-tell-coast-guard-now"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stuartrailwaybridge-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="118" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/boaters-distraught-over-all-aboard-florida-tell-coast-guard-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/boaters-distraught-over-all-aboard-florida-tell-coast-guard-now#comments AAF All Aboard Florida boaters cruisers FEC Florida East Coast railway Fort Lauderdale Jupiter Loxahatchee River Mike Ahart New River News railroad bridges South Florida waterways St. Lucie River Stuart U.S. Coast Guard USCG Waterway Guide Politics Sun, 14 Sep 2014 23:57:29 +0000 Nancy Smith 5925044 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Medical Marijuana Entrepreneur Taps Doctors, Including First in Florida http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-entrepreneur-taps-doctors-including-first-florida <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 15, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/medical-marijuana-entrepreneur-taps-doctors-including-first-florida"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/medicalmarijuana-sunshinestatenews_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="142" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-entrepreneur-taps-doctors-including-first-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-entrepreneur-taps-doctors-including-first-florida#comments Business cannabis Hialeah Hospital Israel Grinberg Jason Draizin John Nicolazzo MarijuanaDoctors.com Medical Cannabis Network medical marijuana News Pain Week physician software Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:15:14 +0000 Nancy Smith 5925029 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com 'President Not' http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glenn-mccoy-cartoon-115 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 15, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/glenn-mccoy-cartoon-115"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/glennmccoycartoon-sunshinestatenews_47.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="189" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glenn-mccoy-cartoon-115" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glenn-mccoy-cartoon-115#comments Cartoons News Sun, 14 Sep 2014 21:14:48 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5925011 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com GOP Optimism Growing as Election Approaches http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gop-optimism-growing-election-approaches <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/brandon-larrabee-news-service-florida-0">Brandon Larrabee News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 15, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/gop-optimism-growing-election-approaches"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/bobbyjindalrickscott-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="104" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gop-optimism-growing-election-approaches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gop-optimism-growing-election-approaches#comments News Politics Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:28:38 +0000 Chris Moran 5924975 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Adam Putnam Needs a Big Win Over Thad Hamilton in November http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/adam-putnam-hopes-big-win-over-thad-hamilton-november <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 15, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/adam-putnam-hopes-big-win-over-thad-hamilton-november"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/adamputnamthadaltman-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="114" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/adam-putnam-hopes-big-win-over-thad-hamilton-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/adam-putnam-hopes-big-win-over-thad-hamilton-november#comments 2014 Adam Putnam Alan Grayson Alliston Tant Carol Platt Charlie Crist George Sheldon Jeff Atwater News Pam Bondi Rick Scott Scott Maddox Thad Hamilton Will Weatherford William Rankin Politics Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:42:21 +0000 Kevin Derby 5924567 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Obama's Uncertain Trumpet, Again http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/obamas-uncertain-trumpet-again <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/charles-krauthhammer">Charles Krauthammer</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 13, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>WASHINGTON -- In his Islamic State speech, President Obama said many of the right things. Most importantly, he finally got the mission right: degrade and destroy the enemy. </p><a href="/story/obamas-uncertain-trumpet-again"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/Charles-Krauthammer-Mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/obamas-uncertain-trumpet-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/obamas-uncertain-trumpet-again#comments News Columns Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:11:28 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5924753 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com 'Nixon's Secrets': Compelling Reading from GOP Political Mastermind Roger Stone http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/nixons-secrets-compelling-reading-gop-political-mastermind-roger-stone <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 13, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/nixons-secrets-compelling-reading-gop-political-mastermind-roger-stone"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rogerstonerichardnixon-sunshinestatenews1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="156" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/nixons-secrets-compelling-reading-gop-political-mastermind-roger-stone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/nixons-secrets-compelling-reading-gop-political-mastermind-roger-stone#comments Adlai Stevenson Alexander Haig Bay of Pigs Bill Clinton Bob Woodward CIA Conrad Black Fidel Castro Gary Wills George H.W. Bush Gerald Ford Hillary Clinton Jackie Kennedy James Reston Jr. JFK John Dean Libertarian Party Maureen Dowd Mike Colapietro News Nixon's Secrets Republican National Committee Richard Nixon Roger Ailes Roger Stone Ronald Reagan Skyhorse Publishing The Man Who Killed Kennedy Vietnam Warren Commission Watergate White House tapes Columns Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00:42:56 +0000 Nancy Smith 5924748 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Weekly Roundup: Garnet, Gold and Green http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-garnet-gold-and-green <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/dara-kam-news-service-florida">Dara Kam News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 13, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/weekly-roundup-garnet-gold-and-green"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/2780095682_357948e65d_florida_state_university.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="126" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-garnet-gold-and-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-garnet-gold-and-green#comments News Politics Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:46:23 +0000 Chris Moran 5924691 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com I Can Do Anything ... http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-49 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 13, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/payne-cartoon-49"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/paynecartoon-sunshinestatenews_66.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="178" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-49" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-49#comments Cartoons News Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:39:59 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5924650 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Political Bits and Pieces http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-bits-and-pieces-117 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 13, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div>Looking ahead to a possible presidential bid in 2016, <strong>U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio</strong>, R-Fla., is playing up his foreign policy credentials. Rubio, a member of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, came out swinging at <strong>President Barack Obama</strong> and <strong>former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton</strong> on Friday in an op-ed published in the <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/marco-rubio-lets-reject-the-veiled-isolationism-of-obama-and-clinton/2014/09/12/b4e769c0-3780-11e4-8601-97ba88884ffd_story.html">Washington Post</a>.</div><a href="/story/political-bits-and-pieces-117"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/bits-and-pieces-logo-nowords.png" alt="" title="" width="270" height="274" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-bits-and-pieces-117" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-bits-and-pieces-117#comments 2016 Adam Putnam Alan Grayson Amendment 1 Barack Obama Bob Martinez Carlos Curbelo Carlos Lopez-Cantera Center for Florida Citizenship Charlie Crist Common Core Debbie Mayfield Dick Ramsay Don Gaetz Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Florida Retail Federation Florida TaxWatch Foreign Affairs Committee FRF. Daniel Diaz Levya FRLA Gus Bilirakis Hillary Clinton IS Islamic State Jeh Johnson Joe Garcia John Hay Initiative John Kerry Jose Javier Rodriguez Lois Frankel Marco Rubio Mike Sole News Obamacare Pam Bondi Rick Scott Senate Syria Politics Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:41:09 +0000 Kevin Derby 5924546 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Presidential Hopefuls Flock to Florida to Help Rick Scott and Charlie Crist http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/presidential-hopefuls-flock-florida-help-rick-scott-and-charlie-crist <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 13, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/presidential-hopefuls-flock-florida-help-rick-scott-and-charlie-crist"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/chrischristiedevalpatrickbobbyjindal-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="81" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/presidential-hopefuls-flock-florida-help-rick-scott-and-charlie-crist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/presidential-hopefuls-flock-florida-help-rick-scott-and-charlie-crist#comments 2016 Barack Obama Bill Clinton Bobby Jindal Charlie Crist Chris Christie Congress Deval Patrick Elizabeth Warren George W. Bush Hillary Clinton Jeb Bush Marco Rubio Martin O’Malley News Republican Governors Association RGA Rick Scott RPOF Politics Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:51:31 +0000 Kevin Derby 5924491 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com ‘Bumper Crop of Litigation’ Threatens School Choice in Florida http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/%E2%80%98bumper-crop-litigation%E2%80%99-threatens-school-choice-florida <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/mary-c-tillotson-watchdogorg-0">Mary C. Tillotson Watchdog.org</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 12, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/%E2%80%98bumper-crop-litigation%E2%80%99-threatens-school-choice-florida"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/studenttesting-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="144" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/%E2%80%98bumper-crop-litigation%E2%80%99-threatens-school-choice-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/%E2%80%98bumper-crop-litigation%E2%80%99-threatens-school-choice-florida#comments Education News Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:43:29 +0000 Nancy Smith 5924341 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Finally! Steve Southerland Lobs 'Beltway Background' at Gwen Graham http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/finally-steve-southerland-lobs-beltway-background-gwen-graham <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 12, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/finally-steve-southerland-lobs-beltway-background-gwen-graham"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stevesoutherlandgwengraham-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="103" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/finally-steve-southerland-lobs-beltway-background-gwen-graham" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/finally-steve-southerland-lobs-beltway-background-gwen-graham#comments Andrews & Kurth Bob Graham Congress DCCC Gwen Graham Howard Dean John Kerry Nancy Pelosi News Steve Southerland Politics Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:30:57 +0000 Kevin Derby 5924333 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Backroom Briefing: In Trouble with the Boss http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-trouble-boss <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/brandon-larrabee-and-jim-turner">Brandon Larrabee and Jim Turner</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 12, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/backroom-briefing-trouble-boss"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/johnmorgan-sunshinestatenews_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="118" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-trouble-boss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-trouble-boss#comments News Politics Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:25:52 +0000 Chris Moran 5924330 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Siemens Announcement: Real or Ruse? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/siemens-announcement-real-or-ruse <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 12, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Smart move by All Aboard Florida: Announce you've got a builder for billions of dollars in new "train sets," then watch how fast your business pals buddy-up and your opponents deflate like a Bazooka bubble. .</p><a href="/story/siemens-announcement-real-or-ruse"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/SSN_I-Beg-To-Differ_Logo_Final.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="311" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/siemens-announcement-real-or-ruse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/siemens-announcement-real-or-ruse#comments AAF All Aboard Florida American Coalition 4 Property Rights Bill Posey Florida East Coast railway News passenger rail service Patrick Murphy Phyllis Frey president Obama rail cars Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing program RRIF Siemens Columns Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:01:52 +0000 Nancy Smith 5924318 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Get Out of That! http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-120 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 12, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/holbert-cartoon-120"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/holbertcartoon-sunshinestatenews_131.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="180" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-120" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-120#comments Cartoons News Thu, 11 Sep 2014 21:25:37 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5924279 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Large Government Out of Place in a Society Based on Small Technology http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/large-government-out-place-society-based-small-technology <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/michael-barone">Michael Barone</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 12, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> "Twentieth-century technology," writes economic historian Joel Mokyr in the Manhattan Institute's excellent City Journal, "was primarily about 'large' things."<br /><br />Large in physical size, that is. Mokyr's examples include the diesel engine and the gas turbine, shipping containers, communications satellites launched by giant rockets, oil-drilling platforms, massive power stations, giant steel mills and huge airplanes.<a href="/story/large-government-out-place-society-based-small-technology"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/michael-barone-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/large-government-out-place-society-based-small-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/large-government-out-place-society-based-small-technology#comments News Columns Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:35:17 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5924142 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com All Aboard Florida Chugs Ahead, Announces Siemens Will Build Rail Cars http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/all-aboard-florida-chugs-ahead-announcing-siemens-will-build-rail-cars <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 11, 2014 5:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/all-aboard-florida-chugs-ahead-announcing-siemens-will-build-rail-cars"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/allaboardflorida-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="117" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/all-aboard-florida-chugs-ahead-announcing-siemens-will-build-rail-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/all-aboard-florida-chugs-ahead-announcing-siemens-will-build-rail-cars#comments All Aboard Florida American Coalition 4 Property Rights Business Florida East Coast railway locomotives Michael Cahill News passenger coaches Phyllis Frey Rick Scott Siemens Thu, 11 Sep 2014 21:15:31 +0000 Nancy Smith 5924274 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Remember Charlie Crist and Everglades History Correctly http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/remember-charlie-crist-and-everglades-history-correctly <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jp-sasser">J.P. Sasser</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 11, 2014 3:15 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>I read with great interest the story on the U.S. Sugar project in Hendry County in Thursday's edition of the Palm Beach Post.</p><a href="/story/remember-charlie-crist-and-everglades-history-correctly"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/jpsasser-sunshinestatenews_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="339" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/remember-charlie-crist-and-everglades-history-correctly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/remember-charlie-crist-and-everglades-history-correctly#comments Belle Glade Charlie Crist Clewiston Everglades Indian River Lagoon Lake Okeechobee Moore Haven News Pahokee Palm Beach County Rick Scott South Bay St. Lucie Estuary U.S. Sugar Corporation USSC Columns Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:20:07 +0000 Nancy Smith 5924224 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Lawmakers Approve Budget Report with Small Surplus http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/lawmakers-approve-budget-report-small-surplus <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/brandon-larrabee-news-service-florida">Brandon Larrabee News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 11, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/lawmakers-approve-budget-report-small-surplus"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/nsf.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="117" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/lawmakers-approve-budget-report-small-surplus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/lawmakers-approve-budget-report-small-surplus#comments budget Florida Legislature Joe Negron News Seth McKeel Politics Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:29:32 +0000 Nancy Smith 5923988 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Somebody Tell George Sheldon He's Misread the GOP: the '70s Are Over http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/somebody-tell-george-sheldon-hes-misread-gop-70s-are-over <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 11, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/somebody-tell-george-sheldon-hes-misread-gop-70s-are-over"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/georgesheldon-sunshinestatenews_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="103" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/somebody-tell-george-sheldon-hes-misread-gop-70s-are-over" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/somebody-tell-george-sheldon-hes-misread-gop-70s-are-over#comments Barack Obama Benton Becker Bill Weld Bill Wohlsifer Charlie Crist Dick Cheney Don Rumsfeld George Sheldon George W. Bush Gerald Ford Jim Leach John Anderson Larry Pressler Lowell Weicker Marco Rubio Mary Ann Stiles Nelson Rockefeller News Pam Bondi Reubin Askew Richard Nixon Rick Scott Ronald Reagan Politics Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:37:00 +0000 Kevin Derby 5923927 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Alan Grayson Goes National and Global, Carol Platt Stresses GOP Unity http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alan-grayson-goes-national-and-global-while-carol-platt-stresses-gop-unity-cd-9 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 11, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/alan-grayson-goes-national-and-global-while-carol-platt-stresses-gop-unity-cd-9"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/alangraysoncarolplatt-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="102" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alan-grayson-goes-national-and-global-while-carol-platt-stresses-gop-unity-cd-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alan-grayson-goes-national-and-global-while-carol-platt-stresses-gop-unity-cd-9#comments Alan Grayson Barack Obama Carol Platt Congress Henry Waxman IS Islamic State Jeb Bush Jorge Bonilla Peter Vivaldi Marco Rubio News Osceola County Realtors Association PDA Progressive Democrats of America Ted Lieu Politics Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:05:04 +0000 Kevin Derby 5923917 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com UF Stays at Top of Best Florida Colleges, FSU Falls Behind http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/uf-stays-top-best-florida-colleges-fsu-drops-several-spots <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/allison-nielsen">Allison Nielsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 11, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/uf-stays-top-best-florida-colleges-fsu-drops-several-spots"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/universityofflorida-sunshinestatenews_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="146" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/uf-stays-top-best-florida-colleges-fsu-drops-several-spots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/uf-stays-top-best-florida-colleges-fsu-drops-several-spots#comments Bernie Machen Education Florida State University Gainesville Garnett Stokes Gators News ranking Rollins College Seminoles Stetson University U.S. News & World Report University of Central Florida University of Florida University of South Florida Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:28:20 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5923884 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Time Evolves http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-83 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 11, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/stahler-cartoon-83"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stahlercartoon-sunshinestatenews_95.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-83" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-83#comments Cartoons News Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:18:11 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5923849 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Ivory Tower Professors' Opposition to John Thrasher Is Why He Must Be FSU’s Next President http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ivory-tower-professors-opposition-john-thrasher-why-he-must-be-fsu%E2%80%99s-next-president <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/barney-bishop">Barney Bishop</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 11, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Recently some FSU professors bought a full-page ad in the Tallahassee Democrat and another professor wrote an op-ed to slam Sen. John Thrasher for many perceived mistakes in the hope that he won’t become FSU’s next president.</p><a href="/story/ivory-tower-professors-opposition-john-thrasher-why-he-must-be-fsu%E2%80%99s-next-president"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/barney-bishop-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ivory-tower-professors-opposition-john-thrasher-why-he-must-be-fsu%E2%80%99s-next-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ivory-tower-professors-opposition-john-thrasher-why-he-must-be-fsu%E2%80%99s-next-president#comments Barney Bishop Florida State University John Thrasher News presidency Columns Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:03:27 +0000 Nancy Smith 5923831 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Extremism in Defense of Re-Election http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/extremism-defense-re-election <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/george-will-0">George Will</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 11, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>WASHINGTON -- Since Barry Goldwater, accepting the Republicans' 1964 presidential nomination, said "extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice," Democrats have been decrying Republican "extremism." Actually, although there is abundant foolishness and unseemliness in American politics, real extremism -- measures or movements that menace the Constitution's architecture of ordered liberty -- is rare. This week, however, extremism stained the Senate.</p><a href="/story/extremism-defense-re-election"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/george-will.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/extremism-defense-re-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/extremism-defense-re-election#comments News Columns Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:36:02 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5923764 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Apalachicola Oyster Harvest on Brink of Total Closure http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/apalachicola-oyster-harvest-brink-total-closure <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 10, 2014 2:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/apalachicola-oyster-harvest-brink-total-closure"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/oysters.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="122" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/apalachicola-oyster-harvest-brink-total-closure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/apalachicola-oyster-harvest-brink-total-closure#comments Apalachicola Bay Apalachicola River Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservatin Commission FWC News Nick Wiley Rick Scott Politics Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:18:15 +0000 Nancy Smith 5923850 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Journalists in Screech Advocacy Mode http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/journalists-screech-advocacy-mode <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/l-brent-bozell-and-tim-graham">L. Brent Bozell and Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 10, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> It is amazing the degree to which the media can politicize -- always from a leftist perspective -- just about anything in the news. No matter what the issue, there's the spin, always the spin, especially in the "analysis" reports where "journalists" go in screech advocacy mode while projecting a sober, dispassionate evaluation.<a href="/story/journalists-screech-advocacy-mode"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/l-brent-bozell-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/journalists-screech-advocacy-mode" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/journalists-screech-advocacy-mode#comments News Columns Wed, 10 Sep 2014 02:13:03 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5923687 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com