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Marion County School Board Approves Transgender Bathroom Ban

Marion County dove headfirst into the transgender bathroom controversy, requiring transgender students to go to the bathroom of their birth sex rather than their identified gender.

May 2, 2016 - 5:15pm


Annette Taddeo opening her new campaign office
If I were a Democratic donor, I'd want to know why CD 26 candidate Annette Taddeo -- the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's chosen one -- is allowed to bulldoze her way through cash when
Donald Trump's damage to the Republican Party, although already extensive, has barely begun. Republican quislings will multiply, slinking into support of the most anti-conservative presidential aspirant in their party's history. These collaborationists will render themselves ineligible to participate in the party's reconstruction.
Last Thursday the trial court in Florida's Martin County let the infamous, anti-property-rights Martin County Commission members know that they can’t hide public emails behind private email addresses and think they will get away with it. One of those commission members -- a former judge, of all things -- failed to turn over emails regarding public matters to a property owner who requested them. The commissioner held the emails for years without turning them over, despite a legal requirement to do so.
A longtime Republican conservative emailed me after Donald Trump's Tuesday night romp through the "Acela corridor." "Is the GOP now the anti-trade, anti-immigrant party?" 
It was quite a week for Florida Congressman David Jolly. Until the last week in April, Jolly was one of five Republicans running to succeed Marco Rubio in the U.S. Senate.
The two most volatile issues in Martin County are the deterioration of its waterways and the looming, life-changing spectre of All Aboard Florida.
Foreign policy does not determine American elections. Indeed, of all Western countries, we are the least interested in the subject. The reason is simple: We haven't had to be. Our instinctive isolationism derives from our geographic exceptionalism. As Bismarck once explained (it is said), the United States is the most fortunate of all Great Powers, bordered on two sides by weak neighbors and on the other two by fish.
On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, held a hearing on “Advancing U.S.
Ethnicity still matters. That's one lesson I draw from the results so far of this year's Republican and Democratic primaries and caucuses.
Ted Cruz, Donald Trump and John Kasich
More than in any recent presidential campaign, the process of selecting the delegates that are unbound and will vote at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer has mov


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