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Between having 2.4 million people living at six feet above sea level or less and a nuclear power plant ready to be inundated with sea water, watching the United States’ first climate refugee crisis is going to be incredibly depressing. Not that Florida politicians care.

Siting Factories

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On October 17, 2013

Why should a corporation be allowed to move its factories wherever it wants? Take General Electric, who is moving its Ford Edward, New York production to (ironically) Clearwater, Florida. In response

Purge

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On October 7, 2013
Naturally Rick Scott is apologizing not for purging Florida’s voting rolls of black people ineligible voters. He’s apologizing for not purging enough black people ineligible voters.

The End of Miami

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On July 14, 2013

If you haven’t read this Rolling Stone piece on the forthcoming erasure of Miami and all of south Florida from the face of the Earth because of rising sea levels, you should. It’s happenin

Florida Justice

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On July 13, 2013
As always in the Sunshine State, justice was served tonight. For another example: Marissa Alexander had never been arrested before she fired a bullet at a wall one day in 2010 to scare off her husband when she felt he was threatening her. Nobody got hurt, but this month a northeast Florida judge was bound […]
What happens when voters want to cast in-person absentee ballots in Miami-Dade County? Close the polls for no reason and start towing the cars of people waiting in line. Republicans will do anything to win this election, including shenanigans both on Tuesday and after to challenge voters, go to court, anything.

Brilliance

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On April 6, 2012

Hard to see the problem here….. Florida leads the pack in passing bills written by the gun lobby that block any sensible attempt to control the purchase and use of firearms. The dangerous folly

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