Though the GOP will hold the governor’s mansion and supermajorities in both chambers of the state legislature, the Miami Herald reports that policy differences among leaders of the two branches will ensure that Governor-elect Rick Scott’s campaign promises will be strongly debated.
The last high-profile item on Gov. Charlie Crist’s to-do list: consider posthumously pardoning Jim Morrison, front-man for The Doors, who was convicted of indecent exposure for actions during a Miami concert in 1969.
Despite their support for strong immigration policy, exit polls show both Marco Rubio and Governor-elect Rick Scott won the Hispanic vote. “Immigration is not a core issue for Florida Hispanics,” a strategist told the Miami Herald.
The Congressional Black Caucus, which is notorious for its left-leaning stances, will welcome newly elected black Republicans, should they wish to join. Congressman-elect Allen West, who beat out Rep. Ron Klein in the 22nd district, appears set to take them up on the offer.
A South Florida website is also reporting that West has named his chief of staff — Joyce Kaufman, a talk-radio host who interviewed and supported West during his campaign.
‘It has to stop,” says Representative Ilhan Omar. No, it does not. Representative Omar, the Jew-hating Minnesota Democrat, is engaged in one of her usual games of misdirection, a pattern of hers that by now is familiar enough to be predicted: She says something outrageously stupid, offensive, ... Read More
Over the weekend, American political discourse reached another one of its low moments — a moment of nearly record-level hypocrisy and absurdity. And once again, a low moment centered around one of the Democrats’ celebrity House freshmen, Ilhan Omar. The cycle went like this. First, Twitter discovered an ... Read More
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The greatest Western of all time . . . isn’t. Though The Searchers is regularly hailed as the finest exemplar of its genre and one of the best movies of any kind (seventh-best of all time, according to the decennial Sight & Sound poll), John Ford’s 1956 film is mediocre for most of its run time. Nearly ... Read More
When customers visit an Enterprise Rent-a-Car establishment for the first time, they are often pleasantly surprised to be waited on by a staff of young managers, typically in their 20s, well dressed, polite, and efficient. The situation is much in contrast to many operations that employ middle-aged managers and ... Read More