Jolly and Murphy on Congressional Gridlock
03/17/18 11:12 from Shark Tank
"I think that speaks to the desire by people to see Republicans and Democrats work together." The post Jolly and Murphy on Congressional Gridlock appeared first on Shark Tank .

Rubio and Scott Tackle FIU Bridge Collapse
03/16/18 09:38 from Shark Tank
"We will hold anybody accountable if anybody has done anything wrong." The post Rubio and Scott Tackle FIU Bridge Collapse appeared first on Shark Tank .

Congressmen React to FIU Bridge Collapse
03/16/18 08:22 from Shark Tank
"There's going to be a lot of questions that are going to have to be answered." The post Congressmen React to FIU Bridge Collapse appeared first on Shark Tank .

Want Proof That Every Vote Counts?
03/16/18 00:29 from
    Good evening, everybody!     Did you watch the election returns on Tuesday night from the House district race between Conor Lamb and Rick Saccone?  If we ever needed confirmation that every single vote counts, we got it big time as w...

Nelson Sides With Republicans on “Dodd-Franklin”
03/15/18 11:44 from Shark Tank
"Many people are worried about the gridlock in Congress." The post Nelson Sides With Republicans on “Dodd-Franklin” appeared first on Shark Tank .

Nelson Sides With Republicans on “Dodd-Frank”
03/15/18 11:44 from Shark Tank
"Many people are worried about the gridlock in Congress." The post Nelson Sides With Republicans on “Dodd-Frank” appeared first on Shark Tank .

Curbelo Attacks Castro Regime Successor
03/15/18 08:34 from Shark Tank
"This sham election is yet another example of the regime’s dictatorial repression of fundamental freedoms." The post Curbelo Attacks Castro Regime Successor appeared first on Shark Tank .

Permanent Daylight Savings May Be Coming To Florida, U.S.
03/14/18 16:05 from Shark Tank
This idea of longer days is immensely popular across the state, especially in Florida where the tourism will surely benefit from having longer days with sunlight. The post Permanent Daylight Savings May Be Coming To Florida, U.S. appeare...

DeSantis Comments on “Russian Collusion”
03/14/18 11:15 from Shark Tank
"It’s time to move on.” The post DeSantis Comments on “Russian Collusion” appeared first on Shark Tank .

Clinton Blames Presidential Loss on ‘pressure’ from men
03/13/18 09:41 from Shark Tank
"His whole campaign, 'Make America Great Again,' was looking backwards." The post Clinton Blames Presidential Loss on ‘pressure’ from men appeared first on Shark Tank .

Pompeo Optioned to Replace Tillerson
03/13/18 09:24 from Shark Tank
"A great deal has been accomplished over the last fourteen months." The post Pompeo Optioned to Replace Tillerson appeared first on Shark Tank .

Congressional probe into Russian collusion shut down, but intelligence committee split
03/13/18 09:13 from Shark Tank
But are the committee's findings conclusive and the views of the entire body? The post Congressional probe into Russian collusion shut down, but intelligence committee split appeared first on Shark Tank .

Kim and Trump Meeting Develops
03/12/18 10:59 from Shark Tank
"President Trump deserves big credit for bringing about the inter-Korean talks." The post Kim and Trump Meeting Develops appeared first on Shark Tank .

Trump lashes out against obstructionist Democrats, “Fake News” pundits
03/12/18 08:50 from Shark Tank
Using is favorite form of "voter outreach," Trump took to Twitter to open up a can of political beat-down, calling those pundits 'liars.' The post Trump lashes out against obstructionist Democrats, “Fake News” pundits appeare...

Governor Scott Signs Education Bills
03/12/18 08:09 from Shark Tank
"This is an outstanding year for education." The post Governor Scott Signs Education Bills appeared first on Shark Tank .

Anonymous mailer hits Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber and commissioner
03/12/18 07:25 from Political Cortadito
Someone is at it again in Miami Beach — and everyone thinks it’s Michael Grieco. A campaign mailer arrived in mailboxes last week telling voters about the sweet deal $50,000 job that former Commissioner Joy Malakoff had gotte...

DeSantis believes new Florida gun law will be ‘shot down’
03/12/18 06:37 from Shark Tank
One thing is to ban a type of weapon used, another is to ban the rights of millions of 18 to 21-year-old Americans from being able to buy and own a weapon. The post DeSantis believes new Florida gun law will be ‘shot down’ ap...

Doral and Miami Lakes mayors face off in basketball game — with Shaq?
03/11/18 17:49 from Political Cortadito
Put my money on Doral in the 1st Annual Mayor’s Basketball Classic Cup between that city and the town of Miami Lakes. Mayor Manny Cid may be younger and faster than Mayor JC Bermudez, que se la esta jugando playing this basketball ...

Pets’ Trust beats Ron Book, squashes two puppy mill bills in Tallahassee
03/10/18 21:56 from Political Cortadito
Two sneaky attempts to stop the crack down on puppy mills have been thwarted, thanks mostly to animal rights activists who kept their eye on the bouncing ball and waged a campaign of complaints to get two amendments pulled from legislati...

Poll shmoll! UM’s Donna Shalala is not going to fool Democrats in CD 27
03/10/18 02:10 from Political Cortadito
So, Donna Shalala wants to be a congresswoman all of a sudden. Why? Because she’s “angry” at Donald Trump? Aren’t we all? Most of us are not just angry but enraged at the current administration’s fear mongering, lies and conflicts of int...

And then there were 16 candidates in CD 27 race to replace retiring Ileana
03/09/18 17:54 from Political Cortadito
We are going to need a  couple of clown cars this summer for the debates in both primaries for Congressional District 27. Add Spanish language journalist Maria Elena Salazar (Republican) and Donna Shalala (Democrat) to the other 15 candi...

Join Us at These 2 Meetings
03/09/18 13:13 from
    Good afternoon, everybody!     Another productive Wednesday at the West Regional Courthouse.  Despite the rain, Janet Thompson, Robin Adell, Norman Levy, Penny Cukier, and Ron McCoy came out and helped to collect 9 voter registration...

Hialeah mayor quietly moves to develop school property into housing
03/09/18 02:48 from Political Cortadito
Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernández may be on the verge of another backroom deal — unless the Miami-Dade School Board stops him. Last year, Hernández sent a letter to School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho with an idea: Let’s rezo...

New Carlos Gimenez mouthpiece is Myriam Marquez from El Nuevo
03/08/18 17:58 from Political Cortadito
The new Mike Hernández at County Hall will be, drum roll please, former El Nuevo Herald Editor and Vice President Myriam Márquez, who left the paper last summer. She will start in April and her salary will be the same $175,000. Ladra hop...

I Hereby Endorse Louis Reinstein!
03/07/18 18:23 from
    Good afternoon, everybody!     A couple of days ago, State Representative Katie Edwards announced that she would not run for re-election this year.     I am very happy to announce that my very good friend (and racquetball team member...

State candidates, South Miami pressure Youth Fair & Expo to evict gun shows
03/07/18 01:22 from Political Cortadito
While our electeds in Tallahassee mess up a perfectly starter gun control bill with their crazy school militia program and GOP House members repeatedly oppose amendments to close the gun show loophole, Democrat candidates in this year...

By putting guns in schools, Republicans send a clear message: Elect Democrats
03/06/18 02:50 from Political Cortadito
  Republicans have shot themselves in the foot. In just a few days, GOP legislators in Tallahassee. by forcing a program that puts guns in public schools, have done more for the Florida Democratic Party than anyone since Al Gore. Wh...

It Must Have Been a Slow News Day
03/04/18 16:40 from
    Hi, everybody!     So, after registering voters in Broward County for almost 20 years, the Sun-Sentinel decided it was time to put my picture in the paper.

Philip Levine, pals created slush fund disguised as a Miami Beach non profit
03/02/18 04:53 from Political Cortadito
For the past three years, select electeds in Miami Beach have used a city non-profit to “provide assistance to worthy and qualified community needs and projects.” But it looks like a slush fund of special interest money to do...

I Stand With Our Sheriff!
02/26/18 14:08 from
    Good afternoon, everybody!     I want to thank David Singer for sending out the message about Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel.  Like David, I stand with our Sheriff.  From the day he was elected as Broward county Sheriff, Scott I...

Will You Join the Kids in Washington?
02/23/18 03:14 from
    Hi, Friends!     Another great day at the West Regional Courthouse on Wednesday.  Janet Thompson and Elizabeth Mumby came out and helped to collect 14 voter registration forms and 20 vote-by-mail requests!     1.  This evening, there...

Have You Seen Thomas Friedman’s Op-Ed Yet?
02/20/18 17:01 from
    Good afternoon, everybody!     There is so much going on that I almost don’t know where to begin.     1.  I will be back at the West Regional Courthouse and Library (Pine Island & Broward) tomorrow (Wednesday) from 10 AM to...

Here’s an Op-Ed You Should Read
02/19/18 02:40 from
    Andrew Dolberg is a board member of the Broward Young Democrats and a member of the Plantation Democratic Club.  He is Broward County native and President of Champion Briefs, an education resources company helping students with publi...

One More Event Tomorrow
02/16/18 15:57 from
    Hi again!     Just wanted to let you know about the Rally which is also taking place tomorrow at the Federal Courthouse from 1 to 3 PM.  Cynthia Busch, Chair of the Broward Democratic Party, has sent out the following notice:     Dea...

Are You Horrified? Join Us on Saturday!
02/16/18 11:53 from
    In response to the horrific shooting in Parkland this week, a professional basketball player said this:  “It doesn’t seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death day after day in schools!” ...

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 — 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… 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 — — 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...

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