Beleagured FL Democratic Party Needs Real Leader

      By Jim Bleyer In four days the Florida Democratic Party will choose a new state chairman. The winner from a six-candidate field will have the Sisyphean task of overhauling a two-decades-old failed enterprise which culminated in twin 2018-2020 election disasters. Two candidates have emerged as clear frontrunners: …

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Diaz Means Groundhog Day—or Worse—for FL Dems

  By Jim Bleyer You’ll have to indulge key Republican operatives who are salivating and rubbing their hands in anticipation of a  Florida Democratic Party led by former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz. The FDP is in ashes following its 2020 debacle under the impotent leadership of Terrie Rizzo.  The Palm …

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Florida’s $15 Minimum Wage: Lifeline or Job Killer?

  By E. Eugene Webb PhD, from Bay Post Internet There are probably a lot of people in Florida, who think the battle for the minimum wage increasing to $15 an hour has been resolved by the passage of Amendment 2. The amendment increases the State’s current $8.56 minimum wage …

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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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Vinik Protegé DeMeulenaere Resurfaces Near Boston

    By Jim Bleyer   Molly Demeulenaere, who spent a rocky tenure as CEO of the Museum of Science and Industry, is now in Massachusetts still promoting the arts. She is billed as a Development Consultant at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, Inc., a ferry ride from Boston. …

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Stubborn Castor Perpetuates Tampa’s Racism Reputation

  By Jim Bleyer A three-dimensional black and white chess game continues to be played out in Tampa between city officials and the African-American community with no resolution in sight. As in the board game, the queen, Mayor Jane Castor, is going full throttle to protect the king, Police Chief …

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DeSantis Plays Defense as Presidential Hopes Fade

    By E. Eugene Webb PhD, from Bay Post Internet It seemed so very perfect. The first-term governor, Navy SEAL, handsome, young, replete with beautiful wife and lovely family, political experience as a member of the US House of Representatives and a charming personality to go with all of …

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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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