ron-desantis-proves-matt-bevin’s-conservatism-wasn’t-his-albatross

Outgoing Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Republican, just lost the governor’s house to Democrat Andy Beshear by a slim margin. But President Trump won Kentucky by almost 30 points in 2016. Most reports concluded that Bevin had pursued too conservative a path, even for Kentucky. Many others were quick to tie the election to President…

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report:-24k-voter-records-in-florida-county-contain-errors,-potential-fraud

An election integrity watchdog has found 24,000 instances of irregularities among the voter rolls in Palm Beach County, Fla., according to a new report. The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF), a group that litigates to protect election integrity, discovered double voting by the same registrants, double registrants across state lines, deceased voters on rolls, and…

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mississippi-food-stamp-work-requirements-save-state-taxpayers-$93-million-every-year

Reinstating work requirements for food stamp recipients in Mississippi reduced enrollment and led to higher wages among those weaned off government dependency, finds a new study released on Friday from the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA). The study from the Florida-based think tank found that after Mississippi reinstated work requirements for food stamps for able-bodied, childless…

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florida-senate-votes-to-permanently-remove-sheriff-criticized-for-parkland-shooting-response

 | October 24, 2019 01:15 PM The Florida Senate voted to permanently remove suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel from office after he was roundly criticized for his department’s response to the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The Senate on Wednesday voted 25-15 to oust Israel, who Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended…

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gillum-pac-spent-over-$46k-per-month-on-consulting-with-no-election-imminent

Andrew Gillum’s political action committee Forward Florida has spent over $373,500 on consulting since February—over $46,000 per month—even though the PAC is not backing any candidate and no major election will occur in the state until November 2020. While the spending is not illegal, several Florida-based political consultants and campaign finance attorneys who declined to…

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hosting-the-g7-at-his-doral-resort-gives-trump-the-home-field-advantage

Remember when you were a kid and your parents or grandparents hosted the holiday dinner? You had the run of the house, you could go wherever you wanted, and do whatever you wanted while your cousins sheepishly tried to figure out the rules and boundaries. At other times, you were that cousin, sitting on the…

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florida-dem-accuses-israel-of-bulldozing-palestinians-in-their-homes

A Democratic Florida congressional candidate has accused Israel of systematically eradicating Palestinian homes with civilians still inside them, an out-of-context claim that is routinely used by Israel’s detractors to inaccurately paint the Jewish state as committing acts of ethnic cleansing. Christine Olivo, a self-described “humanitarian” who is running for Congress in Florida’s 24th district, made…

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florida-man-stabbed-6-people-with-pocket-knife-on-anniversary-of-9/11

An employee at a construction materials distributor in Florida reportedly called his pastor asking for forgiveness before he went on a rampage, stabbing six people on the morning of the 18th anniversary of 9/11. Prior to the stabbing spree, 41-year-old Antwann Demetris Brown, reportedly received notice that he may get terminated from his job and confronted…

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former-canadian-pm-apologizes-for-‘rooting’-for-hurricane-to-hit-mar-a-lago

Former Canadian prime minister Kim Campbell apologized Friday for a tweet that made light of Hurricane Dorian and expressed hope that it would hit President Donald Trump’s Mar-A-Lago resort in Florida. On Wednesday, Florida governor Ron DeSantis issued a state of emergency in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian, which is expected to make landfall early next…

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florida-appeals-court-rules-in-favor-of-a-24-hour-abortion-waiting-period

Last week, a Florida appeals court reversed a ruling that declared a 24-hour waiting period for abortion unconstitutional. The appeals court found that the lower court’s decision in State of Florida v. Gainesville Woman Care should be reversed and remanded back to the lower court. The ruling comes nearly four years after former Republican governor…

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