Facebook Stimulates Political Punditry

Mar 7, 2013

Love it or hate it, social media provides an outlet for political opinions — some incendiary, some provocative...

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In Search of Civility in Our Political L...

Feb 28, 2013

– Ci-vil-ity (noun): politeness, courtesy. — Civ-i-lize (verb): to raise from a primitive state to an...

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Who Is Allen Cox and What Can We Learn F...

Feb 21, 2013

On Feb. 11, with the utterance of three words, “Guilty, Your Honor,” Jim Greer prematurely ended an ugly and...

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The Case for Two Legislative Sessions in...

Feb 14, 2013

One idea floating around the current legislative session is to turn Florida’s part-time Legislature into a full-time...

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Hey, Big Spender! How the Budget Process...

Feb 7, 2013

Much has been written since Gov. Rick Scott released his budget – that’s right, the $74.2 billion budget. You got it,...

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Voters Overrule Assault on Florida Court...

Jan 31, 2013

The last few years have been tough on Florida’s court system. While the judicial branch is to be separate but equal to...

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Campaign Finance Should be Local and Tra...

Jan 21, 2013

Florida’s legislature has started its committee meetings in advance of the 2013 legislative session. The big news out...

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Losing ‘Protection’ in Envir...

Dec 27, 2012

Some of the state’s strongest protectors of our natural resources were recently expelled from the Florida Department...

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