Florida Taxpayers About To Be Railroaded

Florida Taxpayers About To Be Railroaded

Here's a really clever idea: Let's run express passenger trains 16 times round-trip every day between downtown Miami and the Orlando airport. That's right, the airport. Except the ...

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Anyone Here Miss Dick Cheney? Neither Do I

Anyone Here Miss Dick Cheney? Neither Do I

As Iraq ruptures into fragments, none other than Dick Cheney has shambled forth to blame Barack Obama. "Rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong so much at the expense of so many ...

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High Turnout (Wink, Wink) Could Hurt Florida’s Governor Scott

High Turnout (Wink, Wink) Could Hurt Florida’s Governor Scott

The geniuses running the Republican campaign effort in Florida have now decided that stirring opposition to medical marijuana will help Governor Rick Scott win. Casino billionaire ...

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Small Men With Ugly Thoughts, Expressed Aloud

Small Men With Ugly Thoughts, Expressed Aloud

Lonesome Racist of the Week: Robert Copeland of Wolfeboro, NH. He's not as wealthy or prominent as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, but the 82-year-old Copeland is no l ...

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Charlie, This Flip-Flop’s A Bad Idea

Charlie, This Flip-Flop’s A Bad Idea

Charlie Crist wants to go to Cuba this summer, in the middle of his campaign to get elected governor of Florida again. It would be a flaky thing to do, but that's Charlie. He thin ...

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Florida’s Governor Scott Takes Deep Dive Into Climate Change

Florida’s Governor Scott Takes Deep Dive Into Climate Change

(Rejected first draft of Gov. Rick Scott's position on climate change). My fellow Floridians, as you've all probably heard, a new National Climate Assessment report says that Flor ...

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Cruel And Unusual Ways Of Execution

Cruel And Unusual Ways Of Execution

No species in nature kills its own kind more often or more creatively than humans do, yet we cannot seem to devise a reliably swift, painless method of capital punishment. Oklahom ...

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Corps Deals Death Blow To ‘Glades Plan

Corps Deals Death Blow To ‘Glades Plan

Just when there seemed to be a glimmer of hope for the Everglades, along comes the lumbering U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to muck up the works. Last week, a review board of the Co ...

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First, Do No Harm — To Your Bank Account

First, Do No Harm — To Your Bank Account

After being sued by The Wall Street Journal, the government finally released its Medicare reimbursement data last week. It included the less-than-stunning revelation that 28 of th ...

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The Profound Urgency Of DCF Reform

The Profound Urgency Of DCF Reform

With much chest thumping, Florida governor Rick Scott last week signed a law clipping auto-tag fees by about $25 per vehicle in the state. He used the opportunity to blast former ...

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