Daily Archives: April 20, 2011

Three things we’re learning as the Pentagon moves Bradley Manning **UPDATED

As we await what’s sure to be the coming hysterics from supporters of Army Pfc Bradley Manning over his “torture” at the hands of guards at Ft. Leavenworth, we’re learning a few things that really, weren’t all that hidden regarding … Continue reading

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Rick Scott puts crony firms on the state payroll

Who knew that when Rick Scott said “let’s get to work!” … he was only talking to his cronies?

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Stealing Florida: how lawmakers and their lobbyist bosses are turning the sunshine state into the Congo

  Genius of Despair over at Eye on Miami has written a wonkish, but thorough, account of how lobbyists from Associated Industries, Big Sugar and developer interests are stealing Florida’s birthright, and paving the way for a more polluted, uglier, … Continue reading

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