Monthly Archives: May 2013
As we first reported over a week ago, the Florida Democratic Party has taken a bizarre and frankly indefensible decision to deny the only announced Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich the opportunity to speak. In recent days, the RPOF and its Chairman Lenny Curry has seized on this issue using it as just another issue […]
Shameless self-promotion but David Beckham potentially investing in Miami has been in the news lately and here is my opinion on the matter.
Excellent article from the Sun Sentinel.
By Brad Ashwell, Common Cause Florida The Tribune Company is currently considering the sale of eight newspapers, including the Orlando Sentinel and South Florida Sun-Sentinel to Charles and David Koch, two of the most politically controversial billionaires in the country. There is nothing particularly new or inherently wrong about a wealthy family owning a media […]
From the Gainesville Sun
Buddy MacKay is one of the most influential and underrated figures in Florida’s development from backwater to thriving mega-state. His impact has been under-appreciated by Democrats many of whom undercut his Gubernatorial campaign in 1998 in an attempt to selfishly preserve individual political influence both within a post Chiles/MacKay Democratic Party and in a Bush […]
The story from Adam Smith of the Tampa Bay Times.
From the Tampa Tribune, an excellent look at Speaker Weatherford’s session.
A brief update on the situation we reported on the other day regarding the Jefferson-Jackson dinner and Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich. Several leaders in the Democratic Party in southeast Florida as well as activists from other parts of the state have expressed disappointment to the FDP about this decision. Emails and phone calls were […]
Charlie Crist is assembling his team of advisers should he run for Governor.