State Rep. Anna Eskamani must have known what was going to happen when she posted on Facebook in support of an assault weapons ban in Florida.
Opponents came after her, keyboards blazing. The backlash was extr... Read More
I have a radical idea. Make marijuana illegal everywhere.
For those who will see no ill effects, plenty more will see adverse consequences if recreational marijuana is made legal in Florida one day.
Ten-yea... Read More
It is heartening to hear Gov. Ron DeSantis often speak about his commitment to Florida’s environment.
Those were some sweet-sounding words he spoke in his inauguration speech: “Our economic potential will be j... Read More
Mr. President, make America’s roads safe again.
The beginning of every year should be a time of hope, with the possibility of changing behavior for the better. Tragically, a traffic crash only t... Read More
During a recent chat about the prospects for incoming Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Tampa Republican activist Terry Castro made a point I hadn’t considered.
“One of the best tools he has going in his arsenal is C... Read More
How was it possible for Amendment 4, the amendment restoring the voting rights of former felons, to get 64.55 percent of the vote in Florida? All statewide partisan races were close.
Clearly, this vote was not... Read More
On Tuesday, I will raise my right hand on the steps of Florida’s Historic Capitol to take the oath of office in much the same tradition that 45 governors have before me. With my wife, Casey, and our two young c... Read More
We tend to think of human development as an unfolding of stages. As we mature from infancy through adulthood, we exhibit common developmental landmarks such as taking our first baby steps, saying our first word... Read More
For many Americans, the end of the year is a great opportunity to donate to charities and use our finances to do a little good in the world. However, a recent report reveals only 19 percent of people highly tru... Read More
It's not just the 1.4 million convicted felons whose rights were restored by Amendment 4 that need a review on voting. Given the political turmoil in the Sunshine State during the November election, we should a... Read More
I saw Christmas tree lights up this weekend. Why? It’s not December. This just seems manic in my opinion. Shouldn’t you wait until December?
Polling will take place on this matter soon. In other news, I was go... Read More
So far in the 2018 election cycle, we have seen record early and mail voting, as well as the usual mudslinging.
For about a month, my mailbox has been stuffed (like me at Thanksgiving) with flyers and mailers.... Read More