Debates tied, showdown in Boca

Oct 18, 2012

With two of the three presidential debates behind us, the score is tied with Gov. Mitt Romney handily winning the first and President Barack Obama rebounding strongly in the second matchup Tuesday night. This...

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Addressing “Voter Fraud” or Causing It?...

Oct 11, 2012

We enjoy many freedoms in America because “we the people” choose our leaders though open and fair elections. Previous generations have battled for the right to vote due to their race or gender. And...

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About All Those Constitutional Amendments...

Oct 4, 2012

The Nov. 6 general election ballot is very lengthy. The culprit — 11 proposed constitutional amendments added by the Florida Legislature. So before heading to the polls, familiarize yourself with the proposed changes and...

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A Diamond in the Rough

Sep 27, 2012

Floridians are truly blessed with a state park system twice named the best in the nation. Our 160 state parks offer 18 million residents and 80 million tourists the opportunity to enjoy the “real...

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Robbed of Representation by a Rubber Stamp...

Sep 20, 2012

Just 10 of Florida’s 160 legislators voted recently on a $58-million budget amendment that carries large policy implications for citizens across the state. And although the change will affect constituents in my district, they...

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Charlie Crist: Man Without a Party

Sep 13, 2012

There was a lot of buzz about former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist speaking at the Democratic National Convention, given that he’s served in numerous elected offices over the past few decades as a Republican....

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Setting the Right Tone

Aug 30, 2012

Tonight marks the end of the Republican National Convention, featuring many of the party’s biggest political stars, including Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush, and most importantly, presidential nominee Mitt...

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Observations on the RNC from Monday

Aug 28, 2012

The Republican National Convention was scheduled to start in Tampa on Monday but in an abundance of caution, Gov. Rick Scott and RNC officials decided to postpone the start of the speaking events until...

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