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The Little Trumps

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On August 12, 2020
Great…. Billy Woods, the sheriff of central Florida’s Marion County, banned masks for all deputies and visitors to the sheriff’s office starting Tuesday, according to a new report from the Ocala Star Banner—a strange decision to make in the middle of a pandemic that’s still wildly out of control. Sheriff Woods has instructed staff not […]

America, 2019

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On December 22, 2019

What a country: A Palm Beach County trailer park could be the site of a future Donald J. Trump presidential library – and the pitch may be made by Vanilla Ice, a close friend of Donald Trump Jr.

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On November 28, 1901, a strike among Cuban cigar workers in Tampa, Florida collapsed after workers inspired by the Cuban revolutionary Jose Martí sought to create a cross-racial organization to resist employer oppression and fight for Cuban nationalism. Tampa was a small town in the late nineteenth century. But a growing cigar industry began transforming […]

#FloridaMonkeys

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On November 13, 2018

I guess there’s no reason for Florida’s escaped monkeys to be any less disease ridden than Florida’s people: In the heart of central Florida lies Silver Spring State Park—a large p

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The Sky, It Continues to Fall

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On February 13, 2018
Since commenters need continual input that Democrats are likely to do well in 2018 if we work hard or they go into full Chicken Little mode, here’s another piece of good news from tonight’s special election in Florida: Democrats just flipped their 36th state legislative seat this cycle. Tuesday’s win in Florida House District 72 […]
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Another day, more police officers getting off scot free after the wanton murder of African-Americans. On June 23, 2012, Darren Rainey, a schizophrenic man serving time for cocaine possession, was thrown into a prison shower at the Dade Correctional Institution. The water was turned up top 180 degrees — hot enough to steep tea or […]

How to Do Something

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On December 12, 2016

People largely responded positively to my call to do something, anything, but something to fight Trump. Right now, there’s a lot of people who want to do nothing but relitigate the Democratic pr

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