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Only Casino Interests Push Casinos in Florida

May 23, 2016 - 6:00am

As the president of No Casinos, I occasionally respond to the progambling missives of an industry that has the same interest in Florida that a tick has in a basset hound. 

Mandating Americans Out of a Job

May 19, 2016 - 1:00pm

Every week another job-killing, economy-stifling, Constitution-trampling regulation seems to come out from on high.

FDP Turning Back $10K Al-Rashid Donation ... but Look at Sneaky Patrick Murphy

May 18, 2016 - 5:00pm

Democrats across Florida are probably wishing they’d never heard the name Ibrahim Al-Rashid.

Voters Still Have Plenty of Choices Without Open Primaries

May 16, 2016 - 6:00am

Most Florida voters have some vitally important choices to make in this year’s primary election in late August. Republicans and Democrats have some key choices to make, but some want to expand the voter pool.

Floridians Should Look Beyond Orlando To Weigh Casinos' Benefits

May 12, 2016 - 3:15pm

John Sowinski, president of No Casinos, is paid to fight the expansion of gaming in Florida, and he is doing a good job. Organizations like Disney Corp. are probably big contributors, and that is also OK, because Disney sees casino gaming and family entertainment as incompatible. 

The Donald Trumps Hillary

May 11, 2016 - 9:15am

I agree with the recent op-ed by Mac Stipanovich about GOP presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump, to a point.

I Will Not Vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton

May 6, 2016 - 8:15pm

I congratulate Donald Trump on securing his place as the Republican party’s presumptive nominee. There is no doubt that he successfully tapped into the deep sense of anger and frustration so many Americans around the country rightfully feel today.

Holocaust Victims Remembered on Yom HaShoah

May 5, 2016 - 1:30pm

Today we remember the lives of the six million Jews and millions of others who perished under the Nazi regime during the Holocaust. We also honor those who survived, and the brave heroes who stood up against hatred and brutality, often risking their lives to save others. 

Reducing Taxes for Small Businesses

May 5, 2016 - 1:15pm

Small businesses create jobs and bolster our economy. But our tax code currently bases small business taxes on the income tax bracket of the small business owner, meaning some small businesses have a higher tax rate than big corporations, which have capped tax rates.

Martin County Commission Refused to Follow the Law, Judge Suggests

May 2, 2016 - 6:00am

Last Thursday the trial court in Florida's Martin County let the infamous, anti-property-rights Martin County Commission members know that they can’t hide public emails behind private email addresses and think they will get away with it. One of those commission members -- a former judge, of all things -- failed to turn over emails regarding public matters to a property owner who requested them. The commissioner held the emails for years without turning them over, despite a legal requirement to do so.



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