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I registered and voted. I still have my vote. But hundreds of thousands remain...

On the night of November 6 last year, I was ecstatic.Floridians overwhelmingly voted to reinstate my right to vote. That’s because I am a...

Dear governor: Ignoring traditional public schools is a slap in the face

Gov. Ron DeSantis met with finance and aviation leaders last week in New York, to talk about Florida’s “business-friendly” environment.He touted the state’s “pro-business...

Gender equality and taxation: The situation becomes even more dire for Florida’s women

In Florida we often brag about being a low-tax state. This is grounded in the fact that Floridians do not pay a state income...

Of course there’s a Florida angle to the Ukraine scandal – that’s how we...

Last week, the feds arrested two “business associates” of Rudy Giuliani’s at Dulles International Airport. They had one-way tickets to Austria. Lev Parnas and...
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How do I scam thee? Let me count the ways…

The voice on the telephone belonged to a young woman.“Gramma,’’ she began. “I need help. I was in a car that got stopped for...
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Guess what: FL Gov. Ron DeSantis isn’t exactly a ‘Teddy Roosevelt conservationist’

You may be under the impression that Gov. Ron DeSantis is some kind of environmentalist, the Not-Rick Scott who really cares about Florida’s lands...

Homestead: Close the detention prison for good — it’s a human rights catastrophe and...

On Aug. 6, I and other representatives of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) toured the Temporary Emergency Influx Shelter in Homestead, where undocumented...
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Something is awry in the education world

Something is awry in the education world - I call it a disconnect. Your child has followed the grade school and high school curricula, taken...

From a small town to the heights of power and politics in FL, Don...

He was the frankest of Florida politicians, a force of nature in the Legislature, a dominant figure in the way Florida made laws and...

Ukraine debacle makes it clear: Trump’s only in it for himself

The explosive release of a federal whistleblower complaint alleging that President Donald Trump abused the power of his office, and that “unidentified White House...

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