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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Florida’s IQ Exam Fails Test Of Justice

Florida’s IQ Exam Fails Test Of Justice

For 35 years, Florida has been trying to execute Freddie Lee Hall, who is mentally disabled and has been his whole life. Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard the state's solici ...

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Justin Bieber Case — They’re Called ‘Private Parts’ For A Reason

Justin Bieber Case — They’re Called ‘Private Parts’ For A Reason

An open letter to Miami-Dade Judge William Altfield, who is presiding over the Justin Bieber DUI case: Your Honor, please accept our profound sympathies. When you decided to becom ...

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Welcome To Florida, Where The NRA Rules And We Proudly Stand Our Ground

Welcome To Florida, Where The NRA Rules And We Proudly Stand Our Ground

Don't hold your breath waiting for the state legislature to fix Florida's cockeyed Stand Your Ground law. The National Rifle Association owns too many of the Republican lawmakers ...

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Florida Pols Are Muddying The Waters Far From Home

Florida Pols Are Muddying The Waters Far From Home

Your tax dollars hard at work: The state of Florida has joined a lawsuit aimed at blocking a massive cleanup plan for Chesapeake Bay. The Chesapeake Bay. And, no, you can't make t ...

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The Story A-Rod Would Love To Tell

The Story A-Rod Would Love To Tell

An absolutely true news item: New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez was suspended for one season for routinely using banned substances, including injectable growth hormones, ski ...

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Let’s Put An End To The Executions

Let’s Put An End To The Executions

The execution of Thomas Knight last week is a textbook case for why Florida's dysfunctional death penalty should be scrapped. Here was a man whose guilt was never in doubt, whose ...

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