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America Is NOT Tops in Mass Shootings; Help Stop the Lie

June 1, 2018 - 6:00am

There it was again Thursday morning on National Public Radio -- the same old line we've heard repeated by CNN, CNBC, CBS, NBC, the BBC -- especially since Feb. 14: America has more deaths from mass shootings than anywhere else in the world.

Only, it doesn't.

Shame on Bill Nelson for Using NASA to Glorify His Accomplishments

May 30, 2018 - 6:00am
Frame from Nelson's new digital ad

Who convinced Sen. Bill Nelson he can ride his NASA experience to re-election? You want to vote for this three-term Democrat, do what you've got to do -- but, please, don't vote for him because you think he's some kind of hero for NASA and the Space Coast.

Florida Has Work to Do in Senior-Citizen Health Care, Report Says

May 24, 2018 - 6:00am

UPDATED at 11.21 a.m. to include a Florida Department of Health response. Florida does so much right, it's hard to believe it could fall down on something as important to its identity as senior-citizen health care. But, according to a new report, the Sunshine State, the nation's leading retirement magnet, ranks 31 among the 50 states in the health of its over-65 population.

Congressman Meadows on AAF Federal Funding: 'We Cannot Support ... Blank-Check Authority'

May 22, 2018 - 3:30pm

The chairman of a congressional committee important to the funding of All Aboard Florida's proposed Miami-Orlando passenger rail service has asked U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to suspend the allocation of AAF Private Activity Bonds (PABs) until his subcommittee gets answers to its questions.

Should Calder, Expanding in Miami Gardens, Still Have a Casino License?

May 22, 2018 - 6:00am
Calder grandstand demolished in 2017

You have to hand it to Calder Casino. The scruffed-up racetrack once called Calder comes under the gun Tuesday at a Department of Administration (DOA) hearing. Yet it found a way to divert that negative attention and rake in more money at the same time.

Texas School Shooting Leaves 10 Dead, Involves Dad's Guns, Pipe Bombs and an Accomplice

May 18, 2018 - 5:45pm
Junior Guadalupe Sanchez, 16, cries in her mother's arms

A quiet high school student whose only ostensible "oddity" was the trechcoat he wore to school every day has been arrested for killing 10 people and injuring 10 others in a shooting Friday morning at a high school in the southeastern Texas city of Santa Fe, some 20 miles outside of Galveston.

Florida Real Estate Is Booming

May 18, 2018 - 6:00am
Conference photo credit: Dean Saunders and Florida Trend

Here's news the mainstream media will ignore or shoo to the back pages ... shhh, Gov. Rick Scott might get some credit ... but facts are facts: The residential land market in Florida is "very strong as a result of the improving economy, combined with the continued influx of almost 1,000 people per day to the state."

James Harrell, Endearing Martin County Doctor, Part of a Matching Pair

May 15, 2018 - 8:30am

Anybody who served in or around the Florida Legislature while Rep. Gayle Harrell represented Stuart and Port St. Lucie knows Gayle’s husband, James.

California's Money-Pit of a Bullet Train Project Isn't Helping Brightline Proceed in Florida

May 10, 2018 - 6:00am
California's bullet train: Going where?

Congressmen assessing All Aboard Florida and Brightline in Florida might want to keep their eyes on California's deeply troubled high-speed rail project in California.

Belinda Keiser: What Makes this Former Democrat Carpetbag North to the Treasure Coast?

May 9, 2018 - 6:00am
Belinda and Arthur Keiser

Carpetbagger candidates leave me cold. You know the ones I mean. The politicians who move to a jurisdiction they've never lived in before for the express purpose of running for office.

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