Commentary

The people you elected are not actually the key to making laws happen. Guess...

In journalism school, we got two directives to guide our reporting careers:If your mother says she loves you, check it out. Follow the...

What if U.S. Supreme Court overturns landmark Roe vs. Wade?

Let’s look ahead. What if the landmark Roe v. Wade decision is gutted or overturned? My first thoughts go to my teen daughter, Caroline;...

Now in Washington, multimillionaire Rick Scott still out there hustling for more cold cash

No doubt you’ve been wondering whatever became of Rick Scott, the fellow who wrested the title of Worst Governor Ever from Sidney J. Catts...
One Year Anniversary Parkland tragedy

Drug smuggling, organized crime and now, education: A statewide grand jury is a novel...

Once upon a time a Florida governor decided to create a Statewide Grand Jury so the good guys could eliminate drug smuggling.That governor was...
Madison County Courthouse

An unbelievable odyssey: Trying to access court records, for free and on the spot,...

For many years, Florida’s public records law made it easy to look at court files - in person, at the courthouse or online.Not any more.The...

It’s time to revive Florida’s African American History Task Force

Dear Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran:First, congrats on the gig. As you are by now aware, the job of education commissioner is far more...

Good luck with your plan to control Florida women, dude

Women are becoming CEOs, joining the military, voting, running for office, walking around like they’re as good as a dude! And some men just...

Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech

Here is the text of Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic "I have a dream" speech, which changed the conversation of our nation and inspired...
Voting

Messing with Amendment 4 — automatic voting rights for felons — is a “political...

On Tuesday, January 8, we registered 105 Florida felons who had served their sentences to vote at the Leon County Supervisor of Elections office...
rick scott

Thanks but no thanks, Rick Scott

On the same night Donald Trump got on national television to spew a pack of nonsense about the border “crisis,” Florida’s ultimate bottom-feeder, Rick...

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