Daily Archives: October 12, 2010

Police chief who sent racist emails told: resign or be fired (but not over the emails)

The Wilton Manors police chief who sent racist, sexist and anti-Obama emails to colleagues using his police department email has been given until the end of the day to resign or be fired. But the reason has nothing to do … Continue reading

Posted in Florida, Local news, News and Current Affairs | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Billionaire candidate John Raese: abolish the minimum wage

The West Virginia heir to a coal mine fortune, whose wife lives (and votes) in toney Palm Beach County … Florida … and who says he made his money the old fashioned way: he inherited it … says the federal … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, News and Current Affairs, Political News, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

(Video) Jay Z to ‘forever young’: vote

Jay Z, one of the increasingly rare people in the hip-hop game with real talent, longevity and credibility as a conscious member of society (throw in John Legend, the Roots and a few others, too) appears in a new PSA … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrity news, Elections, Music, Politics | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Here we go … perception closing in on Team Meek **UPDATE

As I said earlier, campaigns are part psychology.  And right now, Charlie Crist is playing the psy-ops war better than Kendrick Meek. Three stories that will likely put a knot in the stomachs of Meek supporters…

Posted in Elections, Florida, Kendrick Meek, News and Current Affairs, People, Political News, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Rick Scott’s ‘cops’ include Sheriff accused of Hatch Act violation, veiled threat to prof

Not wanting to be outdone by Democratic candidate for governor Alex Sink, disgraced hospital CEO-turned champion of Republican fiscal conservatism Rick Scott rolled out his answer to Sink’s support from both of the major Florida police unions, plus a bunch … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, Florida, News and Current Affairs, People, Political News, Politics, Rick Scott | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

How effective was that Stephen Moore ‘Meek drop-out’ piece? Very

When you’re the official Democratic nominee for the United State Senate, who got more than 528,000 votes in a primary, while the guy poaching your base simply wrote a check to the Division of Elections, and you’re the one being … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, Florida, Kendrick Meek, News and Current Affairs, People, Political News, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Marco Rubio and the St. John Neumann School: unanswered questions

Two days after a TRR report regarding a check written from the Marco Rubio for U.S. Senate account to the St. John Neumann School in Miami in March, questions remain about what — or who — the payment was intended … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, Florida, Marco Rubio, News and Current Affairs, People, Political News, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments