The position of compact commissioner for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children might not flash across every Floridian's radar screen, but perhaps the man Gov. Rick Scott appointed for the job on Monday should.
Robert Buehn, 60, of Fleming Island, comes directly from the city of Jacksonville as its primary military liaison -- chief of military affairs.
Former Jacksonville Mayor John Peyton has said of Buehn, "His credentials and his competence should light up anybody's night sky."
On a hot day in mid-August, without so much as a press release to declare it, Gov. Rick Scott's office reached a considerable milestone.
Hasn't the Florida Everglades had about all it can stand of an egocentric governor looking to build a legacy on the back of the state's greatest natural treasure?
Liberal scribblers are fish out of water when they dive into GOP affairs all wet.
Few organizations have the guts to get in the face of the Sierra Club.
He's got one of those molasses-like drawls that rolls out soft and slow, but make no mistake, Haley Barbour is one shrewd, supercharged son of the South.
An aged but still vigorous Carlos Enrique from Miami trudged up the long steps to Presidency 5 wearing sandals and hefting a wooden cross.
The Teamsters of all people are accusing Rick Scott of having a conflict of interest in Florida's prison privatizaton.
Don't look now, but here comes another Democrat loser looking to choke off party competition in the 2014 election or at the very least grab a seat at the table.