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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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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Hillsborough Directs CARES $$ to Billionaires

    By Scott Myers, Contributor John Lewis, a true American hero, said “When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up.” You have to say something; you have to do something.” So I’m doing my little bit about something very wrong. …

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Clueless Trump Should Be Rooting For Sweden

    By Scott Myers, Guest Contributor Regarding “Donnie Bone Spurs,” here is the key consideration: Trump knows that when he is no longer POTUS, there is a very high probability that he will subsequently be going to prison.  Therefore, every move he makes is to keep his evil ass …

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Jim Davison to Challenge County Commissioner Pat Kemp

    By Jim Bleyer Jim Davison, a conservative activist and emergency room physician, is expected to file papers this week for the Hillsborough County Commission District 6 seat held by Pat Kemp. The heavyweight matchup promises to be a referendum on countywide transportation which has been a fiasco for …

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Corporate Con Artist Jeff Vinik Gets Tax Break Intended for Poor

  By Jim Bleyer When Congress approved the creation of “opportunity zones” as part of Donald Trump’s 2017 tax code overhaul, it didn’t have half-billionaire Jeff Vinik in mind as the legislation’s sole beneficiary in downtown Tampa. But a cabal of enablers—Senator Rick Scott, former Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, and …

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Hagan Only Tip of Iceberg in FBI Probe

  By Jim Bleyer The federal investigation into shady land deals in Hillsborough County includes several targets besides County Commissioner Ken Hagan and his family, Tampa Bay Beat has learned. Those being investigated include private citizens as well as other public officials, according to our source in Tallahassee.  No specific …

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Would Split Season, Move to Tampa Solve Rays Attendance Woes?

    By E. Eugene Webb PhD, from Bay Post Internet It seems like the proclamation of former baseball Commissioner Bud Selig still haunts Tampa Bay. At the height of St. Petersburg’s struggle to acquire a major-league  baseball franchise in the late 1980s Selig notably said, “St. Petersburg is not …

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