Tag Archives: Florida
Posted on10. Apr, 2013 by Stevie.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z have served their time in the political light for the time being. The U.S. Treasury Department has done its homework and found that the musical power couple did indeed have a government-issued license to visit Cuba earlier this month. So, the couple’s excursion was not technically a “wedding anniversary trip,” but rather an [...]
Posted on14. Mar, 2013 by Stevie.
Florida’s Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll, a Republican, has thrown up the deuces to her position as second-in-command of the Sunshine State. Her reasons for leaving, though, stem from questions a few years ago when she served in the state’s House of Representatives. Carroll submitted her resignation letter to Gov. Rick Scott (R) on Wednesday. She [...]
Posted on13. Feb, 2013 by Stevie.
Last night’s State of the Union Address was the usual interesting political theater. The legislators gather and mingle. President Obama arrives and they spazz out like teenage girls. Then, he gives a heady speech. From there, the president greets more people on the way out, signs autographs, and heads back to the White House. But, [...]
Posted on10. Nov, 2012 by Stevie.
Florida election officials ought to be ashamed of themselves. We are a full four days after the close of Election Day on Tuesday and the state is just now finalizing its presidential vote tally. President Obama won the state’s 29 electoral votes by just over 73,000 popular votes. He took 50 percent of the vote [...]
Posted on07. Nov, 2012 by Stevie.
One of my least favorite members of the House of Representatives received his much-need pink slip from voters on Tuesday. Allen West, the Republican incumbent in Florida’s 18th district, lost his seat to Democrat Patrick Murphy in a 50.4 to 49.6% margin. In his acceptance speech, Murphy alluded to West’s crazy nature. “Allen West was [...]