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John McCain and the Partisan Farce on “Health-care Reform”

August 9, 2017 - 6:00am

Senator John McCain of Arizona sequentially played the role of superhero, villainous traitor (to Republicans), and savior (to Obamacare) as the McConnell “skinny repeal” lost by one vote—his.

The Maduro Regime is Corrupt and Tyrannical

August 1, 2017 - 9:30am

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., appeared on Globovisión on Monday night to speak directly to the Venezuelan people, expressing his opposition to the Maduro regime. An English translation of his remarks are below:

U.S. Spends $10 Mil to Give Foreigners Seeking Citizenship Free English, History, Civics Classes

August 1, 2017 - 6:00am

The U.S. government just announced it’s spending $10 million to help foreigners seeking American citizenship by offering them free English, history and civics courses as well as naturalization legal services. The Obama administration dedicated north of $62 million to similar initiatives and there was tremendous hope that President Donald Trump would put a stop to the madness, or at least slash funding.

Time for Real Transparency in Tallahassee

July 31, 2017 - 8:45am

Our elections are supposed to be the greatest opportunity to make our voices heard in deciding who we send to Tallahassee. We expect that the people we elect will represent the voters that elected them to office. Unfortunately, the Florida Legislature has become a body that represents the special interest that contributes the most money to their election efforts.

Americans and Germans at Risk of Disease from Unscreened Migrants

July 26, 2017 - 6:00am

Since 2005, Americans have been warned about microscopic border crossers carried in with refugees and illegal immigrants, bringing diseases previously eradicated or rarely seen here. When not simply ignored by media and health officials, physicians and others sounding the alarm have been attacked as xenophobes.

Now we’re seeing these prescient predictions come true, most prominently in Germany, since 2015 when Angela Merkel began allowing more than two million migrants from Africa, Asia, and the Middle East to flood into her country.

The Internet Highway: What Will Tomorrow Bring?

July 26, 2017 - 8:30am

While perusing some educational statistics compiled by the National Center for Education Statistics, I began to think through just how we possibly got ourselves into many of the social, civic and political conundrums in which we now find ourselves. As always, education matters.

Jacksonville Needs to Keep Term Limits in Place

July 24, 2017 - 6:00am

The best way to measure the effectiveness of term limits is seeing how often politicians grumble about it. If they’re complaining a lot, then you’ve likely got a great term limit in place.

Skewed Education Funding Formula Favors 12 Big Florida Counties

July 20, 2017 - 3:30pm

It’s been said that education is "the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” But Tallahassee has transformed that golden door into lead when it comes to the finances of many school districts across Florida.

It’s Not about Health-Care—It’s about Control

July 19, 2017 - 6:00am

As Congress struggles to do something about the Obamacare disaster, senators may be getting calls pleading, “Don’t take my health-care away!” But the more influential voices will be whispering, “Don’t take my Obamacare dollars away!”

Conservativism Won in Tallahassee, no Thanks to the Florida Senate

July 17, 2017 - 12:30pm
Everett Wilkinson

Earlier this month, hundreds of laws enacted by the Florida Legislature went into effect. More notable than the laws that took effect were the laws that did not: policies championed by liberal special interests working hand in hand with some Republican members of the Florida Senate.

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