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Don't Change Term Limits

January 13, 2011 - 6:00pm

Want a laugh? A couple of legislators are trying to tell us if we want better government, we have to keep them in office longer.

More good policies? More of them.

After the Pomp: Sobering Reality for Gov. Rick Scott

January 8, 2011 - 6:00pm

Rick Scott was little more than a speck in the distance, but Cole Mehone, 38, stood weighted down by his backpack at the far edge of the VIP section, straining to hear every word the newly sworn-in governor had to say. The out-of-work accountant had hitchhiked from Panama City to Tallahassee, without a ticket or money to buy one -- to see his first inauguration, yes, but more important, to honor the man he believes is going to jump-start his stalled life.

Letter to Charlie Crist

January 1, 2011 - 6:00pm

Dear Charlie,

I'm going to miss you in Florida politics. Well, eventually. When you really do leave for good, I'll be the first one burying my head in a hankie. Nobody -- not even the dour Bill McCollum -- has provided me with more column fodder. In the meantime, Charlie, as Gov.-elect Rick Scott takes his oath to replace you, I offer this little bit of parting advice:

25 Years of Florida Main Street: Look How It Boosts the State's Economy

December 29, 2010 - 6:00pm

Take a good look at the Florida Main Street program. It's sneaky clever. It's all about preserving the character and vitality of decaying downtowns -- and that would be reason enough to love it -- but here's the big bonus: It pumps cash like a wildcat well into all 50 Main Street communities.

Lavish Inauguration for Rick Scott? Says Who?

December 25, 2010 - 6:00pm

Let's put the so-called "extravagant" inauguration of Florida's 45th governor in a little perspective.

Charlie Crist's Lust for Labels

December 21, 2010 - 6:00pm

How did Charlie Crist get accepted into the national "No Labels" movement? He lost a high-profile election, that's how.

Attorney Richard Grosso's Enviro-Terrorist Game Busted! Thanks, 1st District COA

December 18, 2010 - 6:00pm

Forget their pricey new digs for a minute, let's look at something the judges of the 1st District Court of Appeal did right.

You Were Expecting What? Intelligence? Oh, Rick Scott, You Silly!

December 14, 2010 - 6:00pm

Take a look at Rick Scott's face as he listens to our lawmakers in Fort Lauderdale Tuesday. What do you imagine he's thinking?

High-Speed Rail Little Engine That Could Chug Florida Straight Over the Cliff

December 12, 2010 - 6:00pm

If-you-build-it-they-will-come worked for Kevin Costner in Iowa, but will it work for the growing gaggle of cheerleaders so intent on high-speed rail in Florida?

My Two Firsts: Loving a Lawsuit and Praising Bill McCollum

December 7, 2010 - 6:00pm

Taking it to the EPA. Now thats what I call leadership.

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