For many parents, the realities of the Holocaust are so gruesome that we often wrestle with how early in our children's lives they should be exposed to the horrors that transpired across Europe's concentration camps and ghettos in the 1930s and 1940s.
As the late, great poet and author Maya Angelou said, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them; the first time.”
Hopefully, those most interested in the preponderance of algae blooms on the Treasure Coast take the time to actually read the results of the algae monitoring put out by the Department of Environmental Protection. The DEP provides a nice map and the sites that the samples were taken from are numbered on the map.
I recently read a column in Sunshine State News by Ed Dean, a statewide syndicated radio talk show host, in which he stated, “...since the announcement of the high-speed rail train project, All Aboard Florida (AAF) has been outflanked by its opponents when it comes to public relations (June 20, "AAF Gaining Steam, Opponents Losing It"). But on the legal front, AAF is winning the battle.”
The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is not the worst offender in Florida’s never-ending War on Open Government.
Has anyone even read the bill that had Democrats staging a sit-in on the floor of Congress?
"No district court of the United States or court of appeals of the United States shall have jurisdiction to consider the lawfulness or constitutionality of this section ..."
It gets worse.
Recently, League of Women Voters of Florida President Pamela Goodman submitted an article advocating a ban on “assault weapons.” In the article she suggests Florida legislators pass a bill on the first day of session. Even though I will not be in Tallahassee in the coming session, my advice for Florida legislators is not to fall prey to the pandering, anti-gun rhetoric of this partisan organization.
In politics, admitting you've changed your mind is not something most people like to do. But here it goes.
Idiotic: That’s the only word for the Obama administration’s move to scrub references to Islam or ISIS from the transcripts of Orlando terrorist Omar Mateen’s calls.
Zika Virus. The name is in headline news as the latest threat to our health. World Health Organization (WHO) officials declare it a “Public Health Emergency.”