Many of us here in Florida have repeatedly tried to get the message across to the Florida legislators that there are many things wrong with Florida’s education. They were ask NOT to participate in Race To The Top (RTTT) and the Common Core Standards (CCS). We showed them the problems, but when we mentioned Jeb Bush and how his Foundation for Excellence is doing the state’s children no favors, we were immediately cut off. No Child Left Behind has been a failure from the beginning and the state’s own FCAT scores show that to be true for over a decade.Read more »
Democrat Rep. Ted Deutch [D-FL19] with Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who caucuses with the Democrats, has cosponsored an amendment that would be a drastic and fundamental change to the US Constitution. Last week in Washinton, several congressmen and senators held a forum to draw attention to their attempt to nullify constitutional right of entrepreneurs and corporations. The Sanders-Deutch Amendment says the government can ignore constitutional rights.Read more »
In the case of Florida vs DHHS; the Supreme Court and will answer three questions. Though, the court will essentially provide one of three decisions with the following outcomes.Read more »
South Florida became home to two 48 foot billboards urging the passage of medical marijuana legislation earlier this week. Both billboards are located in high traffic areas and highlight senior use of medical marijuana.Read more »
A woman disputes the police officers story after they kill her boyfriend of 15 years. There was no reason for the officers to make a kill shot, if you're that scared he's going for the gun shoot him in the foot and spare his life.
Two Lakeland police officers say they used lethal force when a man made a move for his gun in Thursday night's fatal shooting.
But the dead man's girlfriend says that's not how it happened and that her boyfriend shouldn't have been shot.Read more »
Undercover cops have been going into Florida high schools, making friends, Facebooking, and even flirting with kids — all with the aim of entrapping impressionable teens and nailing them for using pot.Read more »
Court fashion trend?
The man's white jacket looked like a how-to guide for making crack cocaine, with a series of little pictures of a white substance with a spoon, a carton of baking soda and a little pot over a fire. The end product was a "rock," slang for the drug.
The officer who was shot at was working an off-duty detail at the time, but police said she was in a marked cruiser and in uniform.
"He ordered two slices," said Sam Karia, a witness. "He was buggin' out on the phone. Actually someone heard him crying on the phone to somebody."Read more »
CLEARWATER, Fla. - The new law that requires proof of citizenship to get or renew your driver's license is an inconvenience to some of us, but one man in Pinellas County says it's a violation of his rights.
Adrian Wyllie, radio talk show host and chairman of the Libertarian Party of Florida refuses to provide the paperwork necessary to renew his expired license. He also refuses to stop driving.
"I believe I am in the position of right and the state needs to be correcte,d" said Wyllie.
raise awareness about Florida firearm laws, one of which allows a person to openly carry a gun if they are going fishing, camping or hunting.Read more »
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