Sweetwater mayor touts fake endorsements he doesn’t have
05/21/19 20:03 from Political Cortadito
Sweetwater Mayor Orlando Lopez must be feeling the heat as the days get closer and closer to the runoff for his seat against former mayor and longtime nemesis Jose M. Diaz — and, perhaps, his ouster from City Hall. Because on Monda...

Daniella Levine Cava gets $230K in first mayoral campaign month
05/21/19 05:23 from Political Cortadito
In her first month of campaign fundraising after announcing her run for 2020 Miami-Dade mayor, Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava shows she will be a force to be reckoned with — if not the outright front runner from Day 1. Levine Ca...

Sweetwater mayoral runoff is a ‘shoot-out’ between arch enemies
05/20/19 23:36 from Political Cortadito
Attack campaign jingles, scantily clad women at polls and the alleged attempted murder of a campaign worker whose car was reportedly shot at Monday morning as he drove around with a loudspeaker urging voters to support one of the mayoral...

Two-faced Mayor Francis Suarez wants to kick kids off Melreese
04/25/19 01:00 from Political Cortadito
Looks like Miami Mayor Francis Suarez talks out of both sides of his mouth. Last summer, after he made a backroom deal with David Beckham and Jorge Mas to turn Melreese Golf Course into a $1 billion real estate/retail/office complex with...

Nasty race in Coral Gables ends in win for lawbreaker Jorge Fors
04/23/19 20:39 from Political Cortadito
Developing story: What is possibly the nastiest race ever in the city of Coral Gables ended Tuesday with the election of a lawbreaking newcomer who used a shadow Trojan political action committee to attack his opponent with lies. Attorne...

Hialeah’s Carlos Hernandez raises quarter mil to end term limits
04/23/19 00:27 from Political Cortadito
Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernández may be termed out, but his political action committee raised almost a quarter million since he was re-elected, including more than $200K was last month alone — most of it on a single day. What’s...

We can’t trust dishonest Jorge Fors
04/22/19 20:04 from Political Cortadito
When it comes down to it — and there are less than 24 hours to vote — we can’t trust Jorge Fors with the future of Coral Gables. This is a man who cheats on his property taxes for eight or nine years in a row — fi...

Secretly funded PAC attacks Ralph Cabrera with mystery mailers, lies
04/22/19 03:04 from Political Cortadito
The commission seat runoff in Coral Gables has gotten nasty with back-to-back hit mailers attacking former Commissioner Ralph Cabrera with lies and innuendo. They come from the same Jensen Beach political action committee that sent three...

Kudos to Robert Mueller!
04/20/19 19:40 from BlueBroward.org
I met Robert Mueller once.  Years ago, while I was on the State Board of the Florida ACLU, Mueller was head of the FBI and  came to speak to the organization to assure us that the FBI would never intentionally violate the const...

Video: How to Promote Your Regular Club Meetings on BlueBroward.org
04/18/19 22:43 from BlueBroward.org
BlueBroward encourages clubs that meet on a regular basis to establish an event template that defines your schedule (something like “First Tuesday of the month at 7 pm) and basic details like your regular meeting location and conta...

Video: How to Post a Special Event on BlueBroward
04/18/19 20:32 from BlueBroward.org
BlueBroward is not just for club meeting listings. You can also post campaign kickoffs, fundraising dinners, or any other event you would like to promote. Here’s how: If you don’t have time to watch the video, the short versi...

Coral Gables candidate Jorge Fors has it all wrong on annexation
04/18/19 05:23 from Political Cortadito
In what looks like yet another desperate attempt to gain votes through fear and misinformation, Coral Gables candidate Jorge Fors sent an email blast Wednesday vowing to fight annexation. But Jorgie-Come-Lately — who apparently has...

Alex Penelas comes out for Ralph Cabrera in Coral Gables runoff
04/18/19 00:09 from Political Cortadito
Add yet another big endorsement to Ralph Cabrera‘s bid to return to the Coral Gables city commission: Former Miami-Dade Mayor Alex Penelas endorsed the former commissioner in a web video released Wednesday. “As mayor of Miami...

Video: Eric Swalwell Town Hall on Gun Violence
04/13/19 18:04 from BlueBroward.org
A day after announcing his Presidential campaign, Congressman Eric Swalwell was in Sunrise for an event billed as a Town Hall on gun violence, with participation from survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas and their f...

The New, Improved, Simpler to Work With BlueBroward.org
04/10/19 23:22 from BlueBroward.org
Formed following the heartbreaking of re-election of President George W. Bush, BlueBroward has existed in one form or another since early 2005. A lot has changed in 14 years. Some of the most grandiose plans I and a cofounder had at the ...

No Sunday Calendar Email March 31 (Website Reboot)
03/29/19 19:43 from BlueBroward.org
This website is recovering from a series of technical problems, including the registration of accounts apparently belonging to Russians (based on their .ru email addresses) and website overload. While cleaning up after these issues, we&#...

Florida Lawmakers Want Accessible Liquefied Natural gas
03/20/19 15:14 from Shark Tank
“This bill makes American liquefied natural gas accessible and cost-effective to regional allies." The post Florida Lawmakers Want Accessible Liquefied Natural gas appeared first on Shark Tank .

President Trump pens $100K check to Homeland Security
03/19/19 11:20 from Shark Tank
President Trump and the congress are still light years away from coming to agreeing on funding the border wall, but now it appears as if Homeland Security is a little bit closer to finding the money it needs to secure the southern border...

Tomato Suspension Agreement Withdrawal Praised by FL Lawmakers
03/17/19 11:54 from Shark Tank
“Our domestic tomato industry has been harmed by Mexican producers dumping tomatoes in the U.S. market.” The post Tomato Suspension Agreement Withdrawal Praised by FL Lawmakers appeared first on Shark Tank .

Democratic Women’s Club of East Broward
03/16/19 15:42 from BlueBroward.org
Mod Sixties Wine: 1826 E Sunrise Blvd, Ft Lauderdale on Thursday April 18, 2019 Meet & Greet 6:30pm ~~ Meeting starts at 7:00pm Guest speaker: Teresa Williams, President of our sister club, Democratic Women’s Club of West Browa...

Patronis Questions DNA Testing Companies’ User Confidentiality
03/16/19 08:24 from Shark Tank
"Customers must be able to reevaluate their willingness to have their genome data shared outside the original intent.” The post Patronis Questions DNA Testing Companies’ User Confidentiality appeared first on Shark Tank .

Scott “Disappointed” with Everglades Restoration Budget
03/16/19 07:47 from Shark Tank
"We are certainly able to work with you on an ongoing basis.” The post Scott “Disappointed” with Everglades Restoration Budget appeared first on Shark Tank .

Steube’s Resolution Condemns rep. Omar’s Remarks
03/16/19 07:08 from Shark Tank
"Anti-Semitism belongs nowhere in the halls of Congress or its Members.” The post Steube’s Resolution Condemns rep. Omar’s Remarks appeared first on Shark Tank .

Rep. Waltz Honors Women’s History Month on House Floor
03/15/19 16:48 from Shark Tank
"I owe everything I am to this strong, independent American woman.” The post Rep. Waltz Honors Women’s History Month on House Floor appeared first on Shark Tank .

HILLS DEMOCRATIC CLUB
03/15/19 14:11 from BlueBroward.org
Sunday Brunch March 17th 11:30 A.M. How can we maximize the Hispanic Vote in 2020?  Special Guest–Professor Eduardo Gamarra, PHD, Full tenured professor of Political Science Florida International University’s Department of Po...

Now Here’s a Suggestion That You Almost Never Hear From Me
03/15/19 03:39 from BlueBroward.org
Good evening, everybody! Donald Trump wants to build a wall on our border with Mexico. Congress disagrees and refuses to give him the money to build that wall. So he exceeds his constitutional authority and declares a national emergency ...

Fmr. KKK boss David Duke supports Democrat Rep. Omar
03/13/19 07:31 from Shark Tank
"Eyes are on Congresswoman Omar to denounce the support of David Duke." The post Fmr. KKK boss David Duke supports Democrat Rep. Omar appeared first on Shark Tank .

Rooney Vows to Protect Free Speech on Campuses
03/12/19 16:36 from Shark Tank
“Learning occurs when one’s beliefs are challenged and defended." The post Rooney Vows to Protect Free Speech on Campuses appeared first on Shark Tank .

Ocasio-Cortez defends Omar’s Israel remarks, questions Democratic detractors
03/11/19 09:12 from Shark Tank
Ocasio-Cortez questioned Vargas condemnation of Omar’s remarks, suggesting that she “apologize for her offense comments.” The post Ocasio-Cortez defends Omar’s Israel remarks, questions Democratic detractors appeared first on Shark Tank .

Come and Vote on Tuesday Night!
03/11/19 01:17 from BlueBroward.org
Hello, everybody! It was another good week at the West Regional Courthouse. Along with our wonderful volunteers Lonnie Supnick, Beth Mumby, Marsha Eisenberg, Michael Goldfarb, Lauren Tate, and Debra Longberg, we registered 13 voters (inc...

The Midas Touch
11/19/18 00:56 from Pushing Rope

For People That Think White Supremacy Isn't A Problem
10/25/18 02:44 from Pushing Rope

Quote of the Day: Jared Kushner Edition.
10/23/18 21:49 from Pushing Rope

The Third Way researchers are trying to figure out what happened in 2016.
10/24/17 13:56 from Daily Kos
The Third Way researchers have been conducting research on why people voted the way they did in 2016 and their beliefs are being severely tested.  They thought people would stay in the middle ground of politics and in their way of thinki...

FL-Sen: New UNF Poll Has Bill Nelson (D) & Rick Scott (R) Virtually Tied at 37-36
10/24/17 10:49 from Daily Kos
Latest news out of Florida today courtesy of UNF’s latest poll : A newly released   statewide poll   conducted by the University of Florida finds Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson essentially tied with Republican Gov. Rick Scott, 37 perce...

Investigative reporting bombshell: Florida private schools taking $1 billion with no oversight
10/23/17 13:44 from Daily Kos
While Betsy DeVos does away with protections for our country’s children , and continues to push forward on her billionaire-life’s mission to leave the world a better place for herself when she dies, the Orlando-Sentinel has done an explo...

For stop #2 of his white supremacy tour, Richard Spencer sues Ohio State University
10/22/17 19:53 from Daily Kos
According to the Gainesville Police Department , Tyler Tenbrink, 28, of Richmond, Texas, and bothers William Fears, 30, and Colton Fears, 28, both of Pasadena, Texas were arrested about 20 miles north of Gainesville in connection to a sh...

White Supremacy tour at University of Florida begins with a whimper
10/19/17 18:12 from Daily Kos
We haven’t yet run out of yarn, as Richard Spencer kicks off his white supremacy tour at the University of Florida in Gainesville. At least one person was arrested — (an armed person with a press pass outside the venue). It now seems to ...

This Week in Statehouse Action: You Give Laws A Bad Name edition
10/19/17 15:53 from Daily Kos
It’s not as hot as Virginia’s election action this fall, but New Jersey is also home to gubernatorial and state legislative elections next month. And while political rock star Barack Obama is rallying Virginia Democrats for Northam this ...

Donald J Trump; Words have Consequences.
10/19/17 12:54 from Daily Kos
My grandfather, Homer Wilson Sr. was the greatest man I ever knew. He grew up during the great depression. He lost both his parents by the age of thirteen. He dropped out of school with a third grade education. He had to take care of his...

Richard 'don't call me Dick' Spencer's "state of emergency" tour will feature Nazi opening acts
10/18/17 17:39 from Daily Kos
Nazis marching this evening in Gainesville… because tiki torches x A group of about 15 protesters are holding a sign where the Old Joe statue used to be in downtown Gainesville. #SpenceratUF pic.twitter.com/pN1JC5DtBu — Jimena Tavel...

FL-Gov: Gwen Graham (D) Takes Aim At Scott (R), AG Pam Bondi (R) & Big Pharma On Opioid Crisis
10/18/17 15:36 from Daily Kos
Received this e-mail today from former Rep. Gwen Graham’s (D. FL) gubernatorial campaign: Gwen Graham (D. FL) We have a crisis on our hands in Florida -- and Rick Scott and his administration aren’t doing enough to stop it. The effects o...

Florida National Guard mobilized for Richard Spencer speech in Gainesville Florida
10/17/17 03:16 from Daily Kos
So Richard “don’t call me Dick” Spencer, fresh from declaring that women shouldn’t vote , has decided that getting military security for his speech represents flattery even if banana republics usually use their national guards to “overki...

Florida Republican candidate: “The aliens were dressed in party outfits”
10/16/17 15:35 from Daily Kos
Oh Florida, Is there anything you can’t outdo?  Is there is no event in these United States that Florida doesn’t take right to the edge and throw right over the side.  Gun nuts crazy in your state? They’re not shoot at the hurricane craz...

FL-Sen: Bill Nelson (D) Takes Aim At Trump & GOP's $500 Billion Medicare Cuts
10/14/17 16:25 from Daily Kos
Playing a little catch-up today. Received this e-mail yesterday from U.S. Senator Bill Nelson’s (D. FL) re-election campaign: It's unbelievable:   The new Republican budget cuts nearly $500 BILLION from Medicare, all to pay for tax cuts ...

Republican Congresswoman Calls Out Trump's Sabotage of the ACA
10/13/17 12:14 from Daily Kos
www.msn.com/… At least one Republican member of Congress has called out Trump’s sabotage of the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare") by eliminating the subsidies that keep the program alive and keep millions of Americans insured. In doing s...

A Lesson in Courage: Bob Graham's Vote Against the Iraq War 15 years Later
10/11/17 15:48 from Daily Kos
Devoting his life to public service, my father, Bob Graham, has countless accomplishments that have made me proud  — but I have never been more proud of him than 15 years ago, today, when he stood up to vote against authorizing the Iraq ...

The end for SaintPetersBlog
10/08/17 10:50 from Saint Petersblog
Ever since I acquired the rights to the perfect domain for my efforts — FloridaPolitics.com — I knew that one day, this website would have to be put out to pasture. Well, after more than 51,000 posts, this is the final one. Going forward...

Darden Rice on St. Pete’s campaign finance ordinance — it’s ‘by no means over’
10/08/17 07:00 from Saint Petersblog
Two days after the St. Petersburg City Council passed an ordinance limiting campaign contributions, which is expected to be legally challenged, Council Chair Darden Rice was still exulting. A former president of the League of Women Voter...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Oklahoma upset; Miami over FSU, finally
10/08/17 06:39 from Saint Petersblog
Four of the top five teams in the country kicked off their games at noon Eastern on Saturday, which suggests that all were expected to roll. No. 2 Clemson, No. 4 Penn State and No. 5 Georgia all did just that. Then there was No. 3 Oklaho...

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