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High-Speed Rail Little Engine That Could Chug Florida Straight Over the Cliff

December 12, 2010 - 6:00pm

If-you-build-it-they-will-come worked for Kevin Costner in Iowa, but will it work for the growing gaggle of cheerleaders so intent on high-speed rail in Florida?

My Two Firsts: Loving a Lawsuit and Praising Bill McCollum

December 7, 2010 - 6:00pm

Taking it to the EPA. Now thats what I call leadership.

Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Media Elite? Not Rick Scott

December 5, 2010 - 6:00pm

It must be killing Floridas media elite that Rick Scott doesnt give a blue blog what they write about him.

Is Everglades Restoration a Dream Too Far?

November 28, 2010 - 6:00pm

Could Everglades restoration get any more botched up?

EPA Busters Barney Bishop, Adam Putnam, Heroes; Virtual Voyeur TSA, Zero

November 21, 2010 - 6:00pm

This Weeks Heroes: Barney Bishop, Adam Putnam, et al.

Barney Bishop is a Mississippi gambler if ever I saw one and Ive seen a few. An EPA administrator overplays her hand, the Associated Industries of Florida president calls her bluff and bets the farm. EPA folds. Game over, Bishop triumphs.

Florida Must Stop Unfunded Mandate Bully-Boy, EPA

November 17, 2010 - 6:00pm

Take no comfort in the Environmental Protection Agencys latest gift. Florida doesnt need another 15 months to comply with a monumentally bad decision, it needs to fight back.

$10 Million Awarded to 11 Universities to Retool Florida's Economic Future

November 15, 2010 - 6:00pm

Looking to help Florida slingshot out of this recession, State University System Chancellor Frank Brogan announced Monday the project winners from all 11 of Floridas public universities. Universities competed for a share of $10 million in the final phase of the New Florida Initiative.

Don Gaetz, Hero; Susan Bucher Down in Chad Central, Zero

November 13, 2010 - 6:00pm

This Weeks Hero: Sen. Don Gaetz

Too many headaches, too few early nights and glory? Dont even

Clever Boy, Mike Haridopolos! He Hogtied Senate Creep Mike Bennett Like a Rodeo Heifer

November 9, 2010 - 6:00pm

By appointing Mike Bennett his president pro tempore a mostly ceremonial jester of a job with a puffed-up title our incoming Senate president showed me hes one smart dude.

Classy Kendrick Meek, Hero; Karen 'It's Not My Fault' Thurman, Zero

November 7, 2010 - 6:00pm

This Weeks Hero: Kendrick Meek

Kendrick Meeks bid to become the next senator from Florida might have crashed on the rocks of a shrinking Democratic base, but wow didnt the Miami congressman show a lot of Floridians that political candidacy and human decency need not be mutually exclusive.



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