Trying to Make Sense of How Voters Decide...

Dec 4, 2016

This presidential election has been mentally and emotionally exhausting. I’ve had to turn off cable news to regain my sanity. The news coverage focused almost solely on the horse race—incessantly going over the polls...

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What Are Voters Angry About?

Sep 18, 2016

During this long and bizarre campaign season we have been repeatedly told that voters are really angry, that they have no trust in government and want to throw the bums out. This was the...

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Gov. Scott’s Hits and Misses on Handling Zika...

Aug 21, 2016

Florida is ground zero for fighting Zika in the United States, with 470 cases—more than any other state. To his credit, Gov. Rick Scott is taking it seriously. He’s traveling the state to warn...

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Florida This Week for May 20, 2016

May 20, 2016

“This week: A growing internal war in the Democratic Party between Bernie Sanders supporters and South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz; Republican Senate candidate Carlos Beruff calls President Obama an animal and draws criticism;...

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Investing in Infrastructure Creates Jobs, Strengthens Economy...

Apr 3, 2016

There’s a simple way to create jobs and get our much-improved economy to shift into high gear. What would help the economy here in Florida and throughout America? Not throwing public resources at private...

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Where Is The Good Will To Men?

Dec 28, 2014

Instead of having a feeling of peace on earth and good will to men during this holiday season, I was deeply saddened to witness an exchange of accusations, insults and recriminations immediately following the...

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Cheer Up, America

Aug 16, 2014

It seems Americans are pretty cranky. Actually, more than just cranky. They are angry, fed up, discouraged and, yes, even depressed. In a national public opinion poll, conducted August 6 by The Wall Street...

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Florida’s Water Resources Are Looking for a Hero...

Jul 5, 2014

By PAULA DOCKERY Syndicated Columnist As Florida’s 2014 legislative session ended, the much-touted springs bill dried up as many predicted. The bipartisan bill pushed by several Senate co-sponsors couldn’t navigate through the man-made dam...

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