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.
Let's put the so-called "extravagant" inauguration of Florida's 45th governor in a little perspective.
How did Charlie Crist get accepted into the national "No Labels" movement? He lost a high-profile election, that's how.
Forget their pricey new digs for a minute, let's look at something the judges of the 1st District Court of Appeal did right.
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?
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?
Taking it to the EPA. Now thats what I call leadership.
It must be killing Floridas media elite that Rick Scott doesnt give a blue blog what they write about him.
Could Everglades restoration get any more botched up?
This Weeks Heroes: Barney Bishop, Adam Putnam, et al.
Barney Bishop is a Mississippi gambler if ever I saw one and Ive seen a few. An EPA administrator overplays her hand, the Associated Industries of Florida president calls her bluff and bets the farm. EPA folds. Game over, Bishop triumphs.