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Uncovering the Broward School System Coverup: Great Job, Sun Sentinel Team

December 4, 2018 - 6:00am

If you follow me regularly, you know how critical I can be of politically charged bias in Florida's mainstream media.

Final Galling Footnote about Brenda Snipes and How She Lasted as Long as She Did

December 1, 2018 - 6:00am
Brenda Snipes

Don't feel too sorry for Brenda Snipes. The already unlamented Broward County supervisor of elections, replaced Friday by Gov. Rick Scott, is leaving if not in a blaze of glory, certainly in possession of a fatter pension package than most career public servants will ever see.

Put the Still-Suffering Panhandle Hurricane Victims at the Top of Your Christmas List

November 30, 2018 - 6:00am
Will Weatherford and Allan Bense kicking off "Rebuild 850"

Among all the charities appealing to your spirit of giving this holiday season, you might want to consider putting the Panhandle homeless and still-hurting victims of Hurricane Michael at the top of the list.

Beleaguered Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes Resigns

November 19, 2018 - 1:45pm
Brenda Snipes

Brenda Snipes has resigned from her post as supervisor of elections for Broward County, effective Jan. 4, 2019.

Rick Scott, Florida's Next Senator, Held Strong in Election Recount

November 18, 2018 - 6:15pm

Nearly two weeks after Election Day, Republican Gov. Rick Scott's victory in Florida's U.S. Senate race is official. Scott was declared the winner Sunday afternoon by 10,033 votes.

Careful Who You Listen To: EAA Reservoir Is Going Nowhere Fast

November 17, 2018 - 6:00am
On Oct. 14 a bulldozer crew cleared 560 acres on the reservoir site

You have to hand it to Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg.  The man knows how to work a con. He could play Harold Hill in “The Music Man” without anyone ever seeing the band uniforms. 

Snipes Misses Her Deadline by 2 Minutes; It Costs Scott and Caldwell Hundreds of Votes

November 16, 2018 - 6:00am
Election workers in Broward County feed ballots into machines

Somebody might buy Brenda Snipes' latest tale of woe, but it won't be a Republican.

Democrats Called Voters and Told Them to Break the Law: Can We Finally Say 'Fraud'?

November 15, 2018 - 6:00am

Conspiracy theories are bad, but conspiracies are worse. 

VoteVets, Liberal Dark-Money PAC, Sues to Validate Post-Election Day Ballots

November 13, 2018 - 6:00am
Attorney Marc Elias maneuvered the VoteVets suit

It's been two years since we've seen them, but VoteVets, an influential liberal super PAC reliant on obscure funding sources, filed suit Monday in an effort to validate mail-in ballots received after Election Day. It's part of the Democrats’ ongoing effort to win the Florida gubernatorial and Senate victories in recounts.

The EAA Reservoir and the Endless Hypocrisy of the Everglades Foundation

November 10, 2018 - 6:00am
Gov. Charlie Crist stands as official witness as Shannon Estenoz, SFWMD vice chair, signs the U.S. Sugar deal's "Statement of Principles."


The fun and sometimes frustration of following the Everglades Foundation's shenanigans is this: It's all such a freaking hypocrisy factory.

After 25 years watching the Foundation with a notebook in my hand, I can smell one of their hypocrisies rising across the 'glades like a bloodhound sniffing out Pup-peroni in a garbage bin. It's a gift.


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