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David Hogg’s Assault on Publix Not Exactly the Victory He Expected

May 29, 2018 - 6:00am
David Hogg's Publix Die-In

The local media have been in a delirious cycle of reporting regarding the teenage Parkland activist, David Hogg, and his latest target of activism -- Publix Supermarkets. Hogg’s overblown outrage at the Lakeland-based company was due to a very weak connection to his gun activism -- the company made donations to Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam, an avowed supporter of the Second Amendment and the NRA -- and Hogg went into full-throated outrage anyway.

Clean-up on Aisle 6: Hogg & Co. Staging a Publix 'Die-In'

May 25, 2018 - 6:00am

From the sublime to the ridiculous, David Hogg, Parkland's most prominent media fixture, has a doozie of a stunt planned for us on Friday.

Cell Phone Data Measures Impact of Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Exodus on Florida

May 16, 2018 - 6:00am

New data has come in to measure in certifiable amounts how many Puerto Rican residents have fled the nation in recent months. 

South Florida Representatives Who Opposed the Iran Deal Now Oppose Trump’s Withdrawal

May 14, 2018 - 6:00am
Ted Deutch, Alcee Hastings and Lois Frankel

When it comes to global politics, a number of Florida politicians have shown they may be better focused on local issues. As crucial as international issues can be, changing positions based solely on partisan positions effectively neutralizes one’s credibility on the matter.

Florida Democrats Attack Rick Scott With Ignorance Of Blind Trusts

May 11, 2018 - 9:45am
Rick Scott

With the campaign of Gov. Rick Scott just a few weeks old, the Florida Democratic Party has already begun its counter-offensive, and it looks to be rooted in the party's lack of knowledge concerning campaign law. 

Runcie Splits Hairs: Parkland Shooter WAS in Broward's PROMISE Program

May 8, 2018 - 12:30pm
Nikolas Cruz

Finally it's out in the open: Despite what you thought you heard from Broward Superintendent of Schools Robert Runcie, Nikolas Cruz had been assigned to the county's PROMISE program.

Broward Leads All Counties In Enforcement of 'Red Flag' Gun Law

May 2, 2018 - 2:00pm
Confiscated guns (from a re-enactment)

Broward County is leading the state in enforcement of the new gun restrictions Gov. Rick Scott signed into law in March. 

Deputies Hand Sheriff Scott Israel a Landslide 'No Confidence' Vote

April 26, 2018 - 6:30pm
Scott Israel

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel's image-rebuilding effort took a major hit Thursday when 85 percent of the deputies who voted in the International Union of Police Associations, Local IUPA 6020, electronic balloting used their votes to say they want Israel gone.

David Hogg, Accidental Champion of Gun Interests

April 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
David Hogg

Parkland shooting spokesperson David Hogg is not slowing down his media push. The ever-present Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student has become emboldened by the mainstream press lending its full support to his anti-gun activism. 

Cannabis Craft Beer? 'Beerijuana'? Feds Tell Florida Brewers, Don't You Dare

April 23, 2018 - 6:00am
Devour Brewing

They're not concocting what brewers in Colorado are, but a handful of craft brewers in South Florida are floating what they believe is an exciting new trend -- pot-tasting beer.

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