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How Many More Susan Bucher Sci-Fi Thrillers Can Palm Beach County Tolerate?

March 19, 2012 - 7:00pm

How does a computer, all on its own, give the wrong order of election results?

Conservatives Fear Foolhardy Barack Obama Will Release Oil Reserves

March 18, 2012 - 7:00pm

Conservative authorities claim President Barack Obama should not be entertaining ideas of releasing oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR).

And though the president says hes doing no such thing, a British official with knowledge of the discussion confirmed Obama raised the issue during a broad bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron last week.

In fact, Obama called for that solution as a candidate in 2008 when gasoline prices neared $4 per gallon.

Gov. Scott, Stay Consistent, Veto Flawed Medicaid Bill

March 15, 2012 - 7:00pm

Rick Scott is all about accountability and efficiency in government. Unfortunately, the Medicaid bill on his desk is about neither.

Voters Don't Give a Toss Who Uses a Teleprompter

March 13, 2012 - 7:00pm

Try to stay on the page, candidates. Who uses a teleprompter and who doesn't is not a campaign issue. America doesn't care.

Public Employees' Pensions Can Sink the Ship

March 11, 2012 - 7:00pm

Judge Jackie Fulford did more than dig a potential $2 billion hole in the Florida budget. She gave back to a redefined union movement in this state the two things it lacked most -- muscle and heart.

Sneak Attack Alert! Watch Out, Energy Bill!

March 7, 2012 - 6:00pm

Watch your wallet Thursday when the Senate is due to take up SB 2094, Adam Putnam's hard-fought-for energy bill.

Pam Bondi's Timeshare-Resale Fraud Bill Another Winner for Florida

March 4, 2012 - 6:00pm

Attorney General Pam Bondi turned her campaign against timeshare-resale fraud into some truly crackerjack legislation, but it hasn't gathered the accolades her pill mill bill did a year ago.

Everglades Proponents: Whining Is a Major Turn-Off

March 2, 2012 - 6:00pm

Kirk Fordham's column in the Tallahassee Democrat on Friday, "Restoration is about more than just the Everglades," is a superb example of how environmentalists in this country overreach, blow it, and end up preaching to the choir.

Farewell Speeches: Gotta Be a Better Way to Kiss Goodbye

February 29, 2012 - 6:00pm

OK, the door to power and prominence is about to close on Florida's term-limited legislators. It's a blow to the ego, I get it. But what's with the nauseating, never-ending farewell speeches?

Thank You, Readers

February 29, 2012 - 6:00pm


March 1, 2012

Pull out the streamers and raise the pita Its an exciting day in the world of Sunshine State News: March 1, 2012, marks our second anniversary delivering Floridas political news and insight to all of our dedicated readers. Thanks to so many of you who have written, phoned and emailed to give us your feedback and tell us you like what were doing!


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