Sunshine State News RSS Feed http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/admin/content/stories en Charlie Crist, Rick Scott Locked Tight in New Q-Poll as Adrian Wyllie Factors In http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-rick-scott-locked-tight-new-q-poll-libertarian-adrian-wyllie-becomes-factor <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: July 23, 2014 8:40 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/charlie-crist-rick-scott-locked-tight-new-q-poll-libertarian-adrian-wyllie-becomes-factor"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charliecristrickscottadrianwyllie-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="73" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-rick-scott-locked-tight-new-q-poll-libertarian-adrian-wyllie-becomes-factor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-rick-scott-locked-tight-new-q-poll-libertarian-adrian-wyllie-becomes-factor#comments 2014 Adrian Wyllie Charlie Crist Nan Rich News Peter Brown Q-Poll Quinnipiac Poll Rick Scott Politics Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:16:47 +0000 Kevin Derby 5909726 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Common Core Opponents Gather Nationwide, Bristle at Live Rally http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/common-core-opponents-gather-nationwide-bristle-live-rally <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: July 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/common-core-opponents-gather-nationwide-bristle-live-rally"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/wewillnotconform-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="130" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/common-core-opponents-gather-nationwide-bristle-live-rally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/common-core-opponents-gather-nationwide-bristle-live-rally#comments Common Core State Standards David Barton Debbie Mayfield Education Florida Standards Florida Stop Common Core Coalition Glenn Beck Karen Effrem Michelle Malkin News We Will Not Conform Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:06:06 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5909684 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Five Questions for Annette Taddeo http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/five-questions-annette-taddeo <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/margie-menzel-news-service-florida">Margie Menzel 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: July 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/five-questions-annette-taddeo"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/annettetaddeogoldstein-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="119" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/five-questions-annette-taddeo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/five-questions-annette-taddeo#comments News Politics Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:01:03 +0000 Nancy Smith 5909676 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Bordering on Madness http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bordering-madness <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/thomas-spwell">Thomas Sowell</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: July 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counterprotests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter group said angrily, "We are as good as you are!"<a href="/story/bordering-madness"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/thomas-sowell-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bordering-madness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bordering-madness#comments News Columns Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:32:12 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5909604 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Vern Buchanan Looks Strong Headed into November http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/vern-buchanan-looks-strong-headed-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: July 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/vern-buchanan-looks-strong-headed-november"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/vernbuchanan-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="108" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/vern-buchanan-looks-strong-headed-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/vern-buchanan-looks-strong-headed-november#comments Barack Obama Bill Nelson Christine Jennings Congress Henry Lawrence James Golden Keith Fitzgerald News NFL Oakland Raiders Vern Buchanan Ways and Means Committee Politics Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:21:43 +0000 Kevin Derby 5909528 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Bob Martinez Returns to Tallahassee to Focus on Civic Engagement http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bob-martinez-returns-tallahssee-focus-civic-engagement <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: July 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/bob-martinez-returns-tallahssee-focus-civic-engagement"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/bobmartinez-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="124" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bob-martinez-returns-tallahssee-focus-civic-engagement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bob-martinez-returns-tallahssee-focus-civic-engagement#comments Bob Martinez Brian Ballard Florida State University FSU George H.W. Bush Ken Detzner Lawton Chiles MAAAP News Robert Crew Steve Pajcic Politics Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:44:20 +0000 Kevin Derby 5909505 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com The Heat Is On in Increasingly Blistering Governor's Race http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/heat-increasingly-blistering-governors-race <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: July 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/heat-increasingly-blistering-governors-race"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charliecristrickscott-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="111" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/heat-increasingly-blistering-governors-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/heat-increasingly-blistering-governors-race#comments Adrian Wyllie Charlie Crist Florida Democrats Jessica Clark Joshua Karp Koch brothers Leslie Doughry Nan Rich News Rick Scott RPOF Politics Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:03:00 +0000 Kevin Derby 5909494 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Can-Do Now Can't-Do http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glenn-mccoy-cartoon-110 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/glenn-mccoy-cartoon-110"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/glennmccoycartoon-sunshinestatenews_42.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="221" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glenn-mccoy-cartoon-110" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glenn-mccoy-cartoon-110#comments Cartoons News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:22:29 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5909458 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Annette Taddeo, Why No African-American Consulting Firm? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/annette-taddeo-why-no-african-american-consulting-firm <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/leslie-wimes">Leslie Wimes</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: July 22, 2014 11:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Now that the story about a suspect contract Annette Taddeo, as chair of the Miami-Dade DEC, made with her executive director, Juan Cuba, is out, and while the likes of Pam Bondi, and whoever else, is looking into said contract (as well she should), I have a rather pressing question.</p><a href="/story/annette-taddeo-why-no-african-american-consulting-firm"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/leslie_wimes.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="270" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/annette-taddeo-why-no-african-american-consulting-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/annette-taddeo-why-no-african-american-consulting-firm#comments News Columns Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:49:18 +0000 Nancy Smith 5909420 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Do as Democrats Say, Apparently, Not as They Do http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/do-democrats-say-not-they-do <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: July 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Hypocrisy is the subplot to the <a href="/story/shouldnt-annette-taddeo-have-explain-537-consulting-llc" target="_self">537 Consulting LLC story</a>. Did anyone else notice?</p><a href="/story/do-democrats-say-not-they-do"><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/do-democrats-say-not-they-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/do-democrats-say-not-they-do#comments 537 Consulting LLC Annette Taddeo independent contractors Jim Greer Juan Cuba Miami-Dade DEC Miami-Dade Democratic Executive Committee minimum wage increase National Federation of Independent Business National Small Business Association News president Obama Rachel Johnson Victory Strategies Columns Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:29:28 +0000 Nancy Smith 5909305 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Obama Dragged Down by Chaos at Home and Abroad, not by the Economy http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/obama-dragged-down-chaos-home-and-abroad-not-economy <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: July 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> "Why do you think President Obama's job rating is falling, even though the economy is recovering?" the interviewer asked.<br /><br />It's a fair question, even though the economy declined 2.9 percent in the first quarter, even though most jobs created in June were part-time, and even though labor force participation remains low.<a href="/story/obama-dragged-down-chaos-home-and-abroad-not-economy"><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/obama-dragged-down-chaos-home-and-abroad-not-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/obama-dragged-down-chaos-home-and-abroad-not-economy#comments News Columns Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:02:18 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5909274 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com No Same-Sex Marriages in the Keys for now Despite Victory for Gay Couple http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-same-sex-marriages-keys-now-despite-victory-gay-couple <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: July 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/no-same-sex-marriages-keys-now-despite-victory-gay-couple"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/gaymarriage-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="130" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-same-sex-marriages-keys-now-despite-victory-gay-couple" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-same-sex-marriages-keys-now-despite-victory-gay-couple#comments News Politics Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:56:40 +0000 Chris Moran 5909271 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Evidence to the Contrary http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-103 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/holbert-cartoon-103"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/holbertcartoon-sunshinestatenews_114.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="173" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-103" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-103#comments Cartoons News Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:53:51 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5909263 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com National Parties Wade Into South Florida Congressional Race http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/national-parties-wade-south-florida-congressional-race <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: July 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/national-parties-wade-south-florida-congressional-race"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/carloscurbelojoegarcia-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="97" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/national-parties-wade-south-florida-congressional-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/national-parties-wade-south-florida-congressional-race#comments Carlos Curbelo Congress David Bergstein David Rivera DCCC Ed MacDougall Joe Garcia Joe Martinez Katie Prill Lorenzo Palomares-Starbuck News NRCC Politics Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:44:25 +0000 Kevin Derby 5909206 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Tom Steyer and Herb Sandler: Biggest Hypocrites in America http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/tom-steyer-and-herb-sandler-biggest-hypocrites-america <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/phil-kerpen">Phil Kerpen</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: July 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Liberal megadonor Tom Steyer, failing to raise any significant outside money for his global warming super-PAC, turned to one of his San Francisco neighbors for a million-dollar check. It was Herb Sandler, the subprime mortgage lender at the heart of the housing crisis, and like Steyer a huge hypocrite.</p><a href="/story/tom-steyer-and-herb-sandler-biggest-hypocrites-america"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/philkerpen-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="335" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/tom-steyer-and-herb-sandler-biggest-hypocrites-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/tom-steyer-and-herb-sandler-biggest-hypocrites-america#comments News Columns Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:32:21 +0000 Nancy Smith 5909184 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Rick Scott and Charlie Crist Turn Toward Economic Issues http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-and-charlie-crist-turn-towards-economic-issues <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: July 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/rick-scott-and-charlie-crist-turn-towards-economic-issues"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottcharliecrist-sunshinestatenews_3.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="99" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-and-charlie-crist-turn-towards-economic-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-and-charlie-crist-turn-towards-economic-issues#comments Carlos Lopez-Cantera Charlie Crist Coast to Coast Connector Economy FDOT Florida Department of Transportation jobs MAF manufacturers Manufacturers Association of Florida manufacturing sales tax Minimum Wage News Rick Scott Politics Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:43:01 +0000 Kevin Derby 5909165 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Nancy Pelosi Shouldn't Look to Florida to Flip the House http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/nancy-pelosi-shouldnt-look-florida-flip-house <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: July 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/nancy-pelosi-shouldnt-look-florida-flip-house"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stevesoutherlandnancypelosijoegarcia-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="71" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/nancy-pelosi-shouldnt-look-florida-flip-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/nancy-pelosi-shouldnt-look-florida-flip-house#comments Alan Grayson Alcee Hastings Allen West Ander Crenshaw Bill Posey Carlos Curbelo Congress Corrine Brown Curt Clawson Dan Webster David Jolly Debbie Wasserman Schultz Dennis Ross Frederica Wilson Gus Bilirakis Gwen Graham House Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Jeff Miller Joe Garica John Mica Kathy Castor Lois Frankel Mario Diaz-Balart Nancy Pelosi News Patrick Murphy Rich Nugent Ron DeSantis Steve Southerland Ted Deutch Ted Yoho Tom Rooney Vern Buchanan Politics Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:59:42 +0000 Kevin Derby 5909107 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Jeff Atwater Goes Toe to Toe With Andrew Cuomo on State Business Climates http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeff-atwater-goes-toe-toe-with-andrew-cuomo-state-business-climates <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: July 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/jeff-atwater-goes-toe-toe-with-andrew-cuomo-state-business-climates"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/jeffatwaterandrewcuomo-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="108" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeff-atwater-goes-toe-toe-with-andrew-cuomo-state-business-climates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeff-atwater-goes-toe-toe-with-andrew-cuomo-state-business-climates#comments Andrew Cuomo business climate Economy Florida Jeff Atwater New York News taxes Politics Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:43:03 +0000 Kevin Derby 5909068 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com More Divisive Talk from the Left Signals an Election in the Wind http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/more-divisive-talk-left-signals-election-wind <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/lloyd-brown">Lloyd Brown</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: July 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>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.</p><a href="/story/more-divisive-talk-left-signals-election-wind"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/right-coast.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="273" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/more-divisive-talk-left-signals-election-wind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/more-divisive-talk-left-signals-election-wind#comments Ann Coulter Barack Obama Jacksonville Community Council News Race racial discrimination Columns Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:31:37 +0000 Nancy Smith 5909055 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Cleveland Could Be Good for GOP, If ... http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/cleveland-could-be-good-gop-if <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: July 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> You needn't be clairvoyant to deduce what the Democratic Party wants to run on in 2016. It really doesn't matter whether their nominee is Hillary Clinton or someone else. Democrats won't be campaigning on the thriving economy under President Barack Obama, global stability under American leadership, the successful routing of al-Qaida or Obamacare. No, the Democratic Party is the ladies' party now -- dependent completely on the lopsided votes of single females for their electoral success. To the degree possible, 2016 will be about women's sex lives and who should pay for IUDs.<a href="/story/cleveland-could-be-good-gop-if"><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/cleveland-could-be-good-gop-if" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/cleveland-could-be-good-gop-if#comments News Columns Mon, 21 Jul 2014 02:49:57 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5908987 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Shouldn't Annette Taddeo Have to Explain 537 Consulting LLC? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/shouldnt-annette-taddeo-have-explain-537-consulting-llc <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: July 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-story-attachment"> <div class="field-label">Attachments:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/statutes_constitution_chapter_103_political_parties.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=280373" title="statutes_constitution_chapter_103_political_parties.pdf">Florida Statute 103: Political Parties</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/shouldnt-annette-taddeo-have-explain-537-consulting-llc"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/annettetaddeocharliecrist-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="113" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/shouldnt-annette-taddeo-have-explain-537-consulting-llc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/shouldnt-annette-taddeo-have-explain-537-consulting-llc#comments 537 Consulting LLC Annette Taddeo Charlie Crist Delmar Johnson Greenspoon Marder House District 116 Jim Greer Joe Geller Jose Felix Diaz Juan C. Cuba Miami-Dade DEC Miami-Dade Democratic Executive Committee Miami-Dade Democratic Party News Rachel Johnson Victory Strategies Columns Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:26:06 +0000 Nancy Smith 5908952 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Police Cutbacks Mean Citizens Pay Twice for Protection http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/police-cutbacks-mean-citizens-pay-twice-protection <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/marianela-toledo-floridawatchdogorg">Marianela Toledo FloridaWatchdog.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: July 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/police-cutbacks-mean-citizens-pay-twice-protection"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/policecar-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="107" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/police-cutbacks-mean-citizens-pay-twice-protection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/police-cutbacks-mean-citizens-pay-twice-protection#comments News Politics Sun, 20 Jul 2014 18:25:09 +0000 Nancy Smith 5908907 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com State of Their State http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-102 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/holbert-cartoon-102"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/holbertcartoon-sunshinestatenews_113.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="177" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-102" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-102#comments Cartoons News Sun, 20 Jul 2014 01:14:27 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5908831 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Rich Nugent Avoids a Firestorm on Immigration http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rich-nugent-avoids-firestorm-immigration <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: July 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/rich-nugent-avoids-firestorm-immigration"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/richnugent-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="99" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rich-nugent-avoids-firestorm-immigration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rich-nugent-avoids-firestorm-immigration#comments 2014 Congress Dave Koller DCCC Gangs immigrants Immigration MS-13 News Rich Nugent Politics Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:34:47 +0000 Kevin Derby 5908477 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com How Obama is Turning Liberalism Into an Instrument of Coercion http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/how-obama-turning-liberalism-instrument-coercion <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: July 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> Liberals just aren't very liberal these days. The word "liberal" comes from the Latin word meaning freedom, and in the 19th century, liberals in this country and abroad stood for free speech, free exercise of religion, free markets, free trade -- for minimal state interference in people's lives.<a href="/story/how-obama-turning-liberalism-instrument-coercion"><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/how-obama-turning-liberalism-instrument-coercion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/how-obama-turning-liberalism-instrument-coercion#comments News Columns Sat, 19 Jul 2014 02:03:48 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5908717 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Florida Orthodontist Braces for Oral Arguments in Obamacare Lawsuit http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-orthodontist-braces-oral-arguments-obamacare-lawsuit <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/william-patrick-floridawatchdogorg">William Patrick FloridaWatchdog.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: July 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/florida-orthodontist-braces-oral-arguments-obamacare-lawsuit"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/larrykawa-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="151" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-orthodontist-braces-oral-arguments-obamacare-lawsuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-orthodontist-braces-oral-arguments-obamacare-lawsuit#comments News Politics Fri, 18 Jul 2014 23:59:53 +0000 Nancy Smith 5908688 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Weekly Roundup: It's All About the Appeal http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-its-all-about-appeal <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: July 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/weekly-roundup-its-all-about-appeal"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/dongaetzwillweatherford-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="110" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-its-all-about-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-its-all-about-appeal#comments News Politics Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:26:00 +0000 Chris Moran 5908661 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com The Russian Reptile http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-68 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/stahler-cartoon-68"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stahlercartoon-sunshinestatenews_79.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-68" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-68#comments Cartoons News Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:50:08 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5908618 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Political Bits and Pieces http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-bits-and-pieces-111 <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: July 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div>News broke this week that <strong>former Gov. Jeb Bush</strong>, R-Fla., was involved in creating a Florida-based private equity investment firm, Britton Hill Holdings LLC, last year. Bush joined with former bankers to launch the company which has focused in part on energy investments.</div><a href="/story/political-bits-and-pieces-111"><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-111" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-bits-and-pieces-111#comments Adam Putnam Alvin Brown Ana Navarro Barack Obama Bill Bishop Brand USA Britton Hill Holdings LLC Carlos Lopez-Cantera Catholic University Charlie Crist Congress Gus Bilirakis Gwen Graham Jacksonville Jaguars Jeb Bush Jeff Brandes Judithanne McLauchlan Lenny Curry Marco Rubio Nan Rich News Pam Bondi Patrick Murphy Rick Scott RPOF Sarah Palin Shad Khan Steve Southerland Wayne Weaver Politics Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:22:26 +0000 Kevin Derby 5908601 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Charlie Crist's Gamble on Annette Taddeo Didn't Get Instant Payoff http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crists-gamble-annette-taddeo-didnt-get-instant-pay <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: July 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/charlie-crists-gamble-annette-taddeo-didnt-get-instant-pay"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charliecristannettetaddeo-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="111" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crists-gamble-annette-taddeo-didnt-get-instant-pay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crists-gamble-annette-taddeo-didnt-get-instant-pay#comments Adam Putnam Allie Braswell Allison Tant Annette Taddeo-Goldstein Charlie Crist David Jolly Economy Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Jeff Atwater Mario Diaz-Balart Miguel Diaz de la Portilla Nan Rich News Rene Garcia Rick Scott unemployment Politics Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:07:20 +0000 Kevin Derby 5908510 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com