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Key Rubio Everglades Restoration Amendments Pass with Minibus Appropriations Bill

June 25, 2018 - 7:00pm

By an 86-5 vote, the Senate passed the Minibus Appropriations bill, H.R. 5895 -- the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act of 2019 -- at 6 p.m. Monday. And with it are two of Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's amendments, both necessary to ensure the Everglades restoration plan will continue to be implemented, and implemented according to "the will of the Florida delegation."

Sunshine Summit Razzle-Dazzle Ready to Light Up Florida Republicans

June 23, 2018 - 9:45am
David Webb, Kayleigh McEnany, Dinesh D'Souza and Stephen Moore

Whoever said midterm elections lack enthusiasm hasn't been following the progress of the Florida Sunshine Summit. The Summit is the election season's main event -- its heart and soul, the excitement generator for Republican leadership across the state clear up until Aug. 28. And it all happens Thursday and Friday.

Even Hillary Was Bothered by the Money Pipeline from Russia to U.S. Environmentalists

June 22, 2018 - 6:00am
Hillary Clinton

An email I received Thursday pointed out a glaring omission in my Wednesday column, "Russians Are Using Florida Environmental Groups to Manipulate the Energy Market." I think it deserves a public reply.

Should this Brightline 'Conflict of Interest' Be Allowed to Stand?

June 21, 2018 - 6:00am

It sure helps when the board chairman of an agency charged with deciding whether your environmental impact plan meets muster is also your bought-and-paid-for consultant. So, approval worked out very nicely, thank you, for All Aboard Florida/Brightline.

Russians Are Using Florida Environmental Groups to Manipulate the Energy Market

June 20, 2018 - 6:00am
Vladimir Putin and Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller

There's a tangible money trail that links Vladimir Putin’s Russian government with U.S. environmental groups -- and, yes, some of those groups are in Florida. Why can't we find a word about it in the mainstream media?

Because the Left decrees environmentalists' motives are pure, they mustn't be questioned. And that's the truth of it. 

Yet, the Kremlin is, and has been for a long time, manipulating environmental groups to smash the oil and gas industries in the U.S. and return America to its dependency on foreign products.  

Could California's Longshot 3-State Proposal Be Good for the GOP?

June 16, 2018 - 6:00am

California, probably the only state whose cuckoo complex can rival Florida's, this week came up with the granddaddy of all OMG ballot proposals.

Philip Levine's Miami Beach 'Police Reform' Was a Dud -- Sorry, African-Americans

June 15, 2018 - 6:00am
An African-American woman arrested at Urban Beach Week, Miami Beach

Philip Levine really should stop touting his "successful" police reforms in Miami Beach. He doesn't have any.

Jeff Greene, Just a Self-Financing Billionaire Offering His Party a Bribe

June 14, 2018 - 6:00am
Jeff Greene

There has to be a better way to find good leaders for Florida than riding the checkbook of another self-financing, mouthy millionaire or -- in Jeff Greene's case -- billionaire.

Tampa Bay Times $100 Million in Debt with an Uncertain Future, Says Tell-All Story

June 12, 2018 - 4:30pm
Jim Bleyer labels the Times building "Mismanagement, Inc."

Jim Bleyer painted a grim picture of a debt-ridden, fast-sinking and wildly unethical Tampa Bay Times Tuesday on his blog site, Tampa Bay Beat.

Sen. Negron, Don't Fall for the Democrats' Ploy

June 12, 2018 - 6:00am
Linda Stewart. Adam Putnam and Kevin Rader

Right on schedule, state Sens. Linda Stewart, D-Orlando, and Kevin Rader, D-Delray Beach -- water carriers for a giddy Florida Democratic Party -- have called for a special Senate investigation of Concealed Carrygate. 




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