Daily Archives: July 8, 2010

Blam: Dan Ruth pastes Rick Scott

Two words sum up SP Times columnist Dan Ruth’s brutal assessment of would-be Florida governor/smoke monster Rick Scott: ignorant … and shady.

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Former Crist flak hits the ex-boss on drilling

One of these days, former Charlie Crist spokeswoman Amanda Henneberg is going to forward a hit piece on her former boss Charlie Crist that quotes Amanda Henneberg. Tick-tock…

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Rubio cancels on Univision, uses dad’s illness to dodge Rivera, Pereda questions

Marco Rubio would rather not discuss his disciple David Rivera — soon to be plastered across the media as a serial spousal abuser, Rivera’s ties to Cuba trade entrepreneur Ariel Pereda, or frankly, his own (see Six Degrees of Rubio-Pereda … Continue reading

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P.M. clicks: judge nixes redistricting poison pill, Crist calls special session, Greene’s Lohan connection

Just for the record: Michael Steele “ain’t going anywhere…” LeBron is expected to sign with Miami. And he’ll milk the hell out of the announcement tonight. (Personally, I think he should do the right thing by his home city and … Continue reading

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Angle tries to shove crazy back in the corner, walks back BP ‘slush fund’ comments **UPDATED**

Fresh from telling 13-year-old parental rape victims to “make lemonade” out of life’s lemons, Sharron Angle is walking back her latest wacky comments, this time echoing Rand Paul, Joe Barton and Michelle Bachman on BP… The truth of the matter … Continue reading

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(Video) Greene TV: new statewide ad focuses on jobs

The new Jeff Greene ad gets extra mileage out of his new print piece, and fixes on “jobs, jobs, jobs”. Watch:

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Rival says David Rivera should step down over domestic violence, Plus: six degrees of separation: Pereda and Rubio **UPDATED**

David Rivera got elected chairman of the Republican Party of Miami-Dade by one vote. Tonight, his rival for the Republican nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives, and other opponents in the party, will try to take him down. Paul … Continue reading

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Carrie Meek support presser: word from my spies **UPDATE**

I couldn’t make the press conference being held by the pastor of Mount Tabor Baptist Church to push back on what they call unfair attacks on former Congresswoman Carrie Meek, but I do have eyes on the ground. Here’s what … Continue reading

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Today’s column: a tale of two tea parties

Sharing the op-ed page with George Will again today (he inadvertently makes the perfect argument for legalizing marijuana in his review of a book sitting in my Amazon.com delivery box right now: “Last Call”…) In my column this week, I … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: the money hunt, CNN caves on Nasr, smokey sues **UPDATED**

In a world of turmoil, it’s good to know you can turn to CNN for an hour-long softball interview with Benjamin Netanyahu on “Larry King,” a former AIPAC flak on the air several hours a day, and no more Octavia … Continue reading

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