U.S. Unemployment Rate Woefully Understated

    By Scott Myers, Contributor The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported in a recent news release that the U.S. unemployment rate was 7.9% (12.6 million) for September, 2020.  The size of US workforce as of 9/2020 was 160.14 million. But there is more to the story if …

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Voter Turnout Initiatives Target Black, Jewish Communities

                By Jim Bleyer High-profile billionaires Tyler Perry and Michael Bloomberg  are bankrolling a final push in Florida to ensure two reliable Democratic constituencies cast their ballots Nov. 3. Their respective efforts are to motivate blacks and Jews to vote in what both …

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DeSantis Picks Vape Shops Over Kids’ Health

  by: E. Eugene Webb PhD, from Bay Post Internet In a  Sept. 8 video message Governor Ron DeSantis called raising the age to 21 to purchase tobacco products in Florida superfluous since it’s already mandated by federal law. The  bill which DeSantis vetoed Senate Bill 810 would have largely …

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An Accurate Census? Don’t Count on It!

  By Jim Bleyer Every ten years the public is reminded, through news reports, commentary, and public service announcements just how important census-inspired statistics are to our economic well being and representative government. Political districts at the federal, state, and local levels are drawn based on population data. Without an …

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Sports Worship Costing Hillsborough Taxpayers Million$

    By Scott Myers, Contributor On July 15, the Hillsborough Board of County Commissioners, by a vote of 6 to 1, approved a proposal from the Tampa Sports Authority (TSA) to spend $10.4 million of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act money to implement Corona Virus safety …

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Make Sure Your Vote Counts in November

    By Jim Bleyer If events leading up to 2020’s historic election tell Floridians anything, it is that voter suppression is highest on the agenda of powerful politicians, especially in presidential battleground states. Florida, with its 29 electoral votes, provides a rich, inviting target. From the ditching of sorting …

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If You Must Go…Here Are Some ER Strategies

      by E. Eugene Webb PhD, from Bay Post Internet You’ve probably noticed a lot of ads on TV, in the newspaper and even in the mail about coming to the hospital emergency room. All the ads are quick to point out if you are experiencing a serious …

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