Commentary

Unfortunately for FL’s environment, the word ‘preserve’ doesn’t really mean ‘preserved’

Florida can be such an odd place.In the 1980s our tourism slogan bragged that “the rules are different here,” and that’s still the case....

Attorney Benjamin Crump: Following Thurgood Marshall’s path and taking on today’s most pressing legal...

Ben Crump was 10 years old in 1978 and living on the “wrong side of the tracks’’ in Lumberton, NC when he discovered how...

Our Gov is hiding in the Mansion trying to figure out how to talk...

The American Empire is disintegrating before our very eyes, but what the hell?This is Florida: The beaches are open, baby!Still, a little guidance, some...

Florida Forever becomes Florida never in the hands of the Legislature

Last week, at a time when we all needed a little good news, Florida’s governor and Cabinet held one of their rare meetings and...

All the gorgeous beaches that belong to Florida’s taxpayers face a great threat: climate...

Last week, Stephen Leatherman, aka “Dr. Beach,” announced his selection as the best beach in the United States -- one in the Florida Panhandle,...

Republicans can try to run from science, but they can’t hide

Donald Trump and his government minions don’t know nothing about no damn science and boy, are they proud of it.Rudy Giuliani went on Fox...

Florida’s state education officials have made civic literacy a joke

Andy Tuck, Marva Johnson, Ben Gibson, Tom Grady, Michael Olenick, Ryan Petty, and Joe York disgraced themselves two weeks ago.  And they disgraced the...

Searching for a Panacea amid a pandemic: ‘We’ve been in continuous operation for 56...

Usually, when you see Jack Rudloe in the spring, he’s surrounded by schoolchildren and sea life. Usually the parking lot of Gulf Specimen Marine...
Teacher in her classroom

Dear Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis: Stop forcing parents to be teachers

When I was growing up, my parents never helped me with my homework. I mean never.I grew up in a blue-collar Cleveland suburb and...

Latest ‘scandal’ a reminder of the Obama we know and the one in Trump’s...

We’ve known for a long time that former President Barack Obama lives rent-free inside Donald Trump’s brain.From trying to tear down the Affordable Care...

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