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  • Parkland parents warn against reinstating Scott Israel as sheriff

    10/15/2019 10:10:28 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 22 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | 10/15/19
    In a precursor to next week’s special Senate session to decide if Scott Israel should get his job back as Broward County sheriff, parents of the students murdered in the Parkland school shooting on Monday urged and warned state senators not to do it. “His lack of leadership and poor training of his rank and file played a role in the death of Nick and the injury of my other son,” Mitch Dworet said in front of an assembly of news cameras at the Parkland substation of the Broward Sheriff’s Office. “I say to any politician, 'Look to your conscience...
  • Florida’s Terror-Tied Sheriff Scott Israel Embraced...

    09/30/2019 4:55:55 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 7 replies
    Geller Report ^ | 9/30/19 | Pamela Geller
    ..Jihad Extremists to Secure His Own Political Future This is how it works in America now. There is no doubt the 9/11 Islamic attacks on America were a profound success. Speaking of which, this is but another bombshell news story censored and ignored by the jihad-aligned media. Sheriff Scott Israel Embraced Extremists to Secure His Own Political Future By Russell Di Perna September 30, 2019: When embattled Broward County, Florida Sheriff Scott Israel was removed from office in January 2019 by new Florida governor Ron DeSantis, Israel claimed that the decision was partisan, that it had nothing to do with...
  • There He Goes Again: Biden Claims He and Obama Didn't 'Lock People Up in Cages' (Yes, They Did)

    09/13/2019 8:44:45 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/13/2019 | Matt Margolis
    During the Democrat debate Thursday night, Jorge Ramos challenged Joe Biden on his immigration record, particularly his past support for a border wall, and the Obama-Biden administration's record on deportations. "Why should Latinos trust you?" Ramos asked."What Latinos should look at is ... comparing [Trump] to [Obama] is outrageous," Biden said. "Number one, we didn't lock up people up in cages, we didn't separate families... we didn't do all of those things."Umm, Joe... yes, you did. Seven Facts About Obama’s Immigration Record Liberals Refuse to Admit Back in June, Barack Obama’s former ICE chief, Thomas Homan, acknowledged at a conference...
  • Parkland dad: Massacre was avoidable, if district hadn’t enabled deranged student

    09/09/2019 2:01:43 AM PDT · by T-Bird45 · 56 replies
    NY Post ^ | 9/8/19 | Andrew Pollack & Max Eden
    When staff at Westglades Middle School heard that Nikolas Cruz had committed the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS, some couldn’t believe it. The fact that he was a mass murderer wasn’t what surprised them, but rather the fact that he had attended that school. “How is that possible?” one Westglades educator recalled thinking. “We did our jobs. It took forever, but we got him [to the specialized school] where he needed to go. We couldn’t believe they ever let him into [Stoneman].” Westglades students and staff had never seen anyone like Nikolas Cruz. One student, Paige, recalled the time...
  • Florida is within 5-day forecast cone of Tropical Storm Dorian, now expected to reach Puerto Rico...

    08/27/2019 5:52:52 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 43 replies
    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel ^ | August 27, 2019 (8:03 AM EDT) | BRETT CLARKSON and TONYA ALANEZ
    Although Tropical Storm Dorian’s five-day forecast cone now reaches South Florida, its effects will be felt by the time it nears Puerto Rico, where a hurricane watch and and tropical storm warning were issued early Tuesday. At 8 a.m. Tuesday, Dorian was located about 15 miles southeast of St. Lucia — or about 1,500 miles from South Florida — with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph and moving toward the northwest at 13 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. According to the latest update, Dorian is forecast to have winds close to, but below, hurricane strength during the next...
  • Drejka found guilty of manslaughter in . . .shooting that led to 'Stand Your Ground' trial (trunc)

    08/23/2019 8:49:31 PM PDT · by libstripper · 78 replies
    CNN via MSN ^ | Aug. 23, 2019 | John Couwels, Ray Sanchez, & Eric Lwevenson
    Full title of article: "Michael Drejka found guilty of manslaughter in parking lot shooting that led to 'Stand Your Ground' trial" Text of excerpt: Michael Drejka, who fatally shot an unarmed man, Markeis McGlockton, last summer in Florida during a dispute over a handicapped-accessible parking spot, was found guilty of manslaughter Friday night.
  • Harry Reid: 'Of Course' Medicare for All and Decriminalizing Border Crossings Are Bad Ideas

    08/20/2019 12:15:57 PM PDT · by mplc51 · 18 replies | vice
    WASHINGTON — Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) isn’t happy that some of his party’s presidential candidates are pushing for Medicare for All and decriminalizing border crossings, two hot-button issues in the Democratic primary. In a half-hour phone conversation with VICE News, Reid was blunt when asked if he thought supporting Medicare for All would be problematic in the 2020 general election.
  • Orlando, Tampa, St. Pete Mayors Urge Senate to Return to DC, Work on Gun Safety

    08/08/2019 2:56:13 PM PDT · by rarestia · 22 replies
    Spectrum BayNews 9 ^ | Aug. 08, 2019 | Spectrum News Staff
    Orlando and Tampa's mayors are among the more than 200 city leaders calling for the Senate to return to the Capitol and act on gun safety legislation in the wake of two mass shootings in one weekend. 214 mayors call for bipartisan legislation to end gun violenceOrlando, St. Pete, Tampa mayors among city leaders on letterMany mayors are from cities in which mass shootings happened The letter was sent to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer, from the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Thursday. Spectrum News confirmed that Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer is one of...
  • Please. ... Don't feed the fish. [Twitter Video]

    08/07/2019 6:16:29 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 17 replies
    Clint Eastwood Twitter ^ | 1:39 PM - 6 Aug 2019 | Clint Eastwood
    Please. ... Don't feed the fish. ======================================================= From Clint Eastwood's Twitter account! Funny! Shows one way to catch a fish..........or did the fish catch the man?..................
  • Democrat Legislator’s Bill Would Prohibit Male Lawmakers From Voting on Abortion (FL)

    08/06/2019 1:14:13 PM PDT · by Jacquerie · 28 replies ^ | August 5th 2019 | MICAIAH BILGER
    Florida lawmaker wants to stop men from voting on measures to protect unborn babies from abortion. Lauren Book, a pro-abortion Democrat and state senator, recently introduced a state constitutional amendment that would ban Florida lawmakers from restricting abortion unless at least half of the legislators are women, according to the New York Daily News. Because Book’s bill, state Senate Bill 60, is a constitutional amendment, it would have to be approved by state voters as well as the legislature. “No vote about us without us,” Book told the Tallahassee Democrat. “Seeing what state legislatures across the country have done, I...
  • EPIC FAIL: Anderson Cooper Tries to Convince Texas Women That Trump Is a Racist

    07/18/2019 8:28:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 07/18/2019 | Megan Fox
    In yet another CNN attempt to make people from south of D.C. look stupid and racist, Anderson Cooper and his crew gathered up eight Republican women from Texas and tried to harass them into agreeing that the president said a racist thing by telling AOC and her cronies to leave America if they don't like it.It went hilariously sideways. I especially like the part where the CNN "reporter" asks the leading question, "don't you think that's racist?" in a condescending and outraged tone. CNN tries to convince 8 Republican women that Trump is a racist All 8 say he's...
  • Hundreds of Crabs With 'Real Big Claws' Invade Florida Town After Heavy Rain Forces [tr]

    07/16/2019 4:09:24 AM PDT · by C19fan · 41 replies
    Newsweek ^ | July 16,2019 | Aristos Georgiou
    Dan Skowronski, a local resident in Port St. Lucie—a city on the Atlantic coast in the south of the state—captured footage of the invasion and posted it on social media. The video shows numerous crabs crawling around his yard and home while Skowronski describes what he is seeing. "The invasion of land crabs," he says in the video. "They must have got rained out of their holes. And they're everywhere. They're more scared of me than I am of them."
  • Summerfield [FL} homeowner injured, kills 2 intruders with AR-15

    07/12/2019 9:24:19 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 86 replies ^ | 11 JUL 19 | Austin L Miller
    SUMMERFIELD— Marion County sheriff’s officials say a homeowner armed with an AR-15 shot and killed two intruders and was injured himself during a home invasion robbery in Summerfield Wednesday night. Two other robbery suspects — Robert John Hamilton, 19, of Ocala, and Seth Adam Rodriguez, 22, of Belleview — were detained near the scene, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Nigel Doyle, 22, of Summerfield, and Keith Jackson Jr., 21, Ocala, were killed. The homeowner, whose name was not released by the Sheriff’s Office, was in stable condition at a hospital Thursday afternoon. Rodriguez was arrested on charges of...
  • MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Florida school removes principal who wouldn’t

    07/09/2019 7:09:06 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 11 replies
    Geller Report ^ | 7/9/19 | Pamela Geller
    describe the Holocaust as ‘factual’ Late last week, I reported on a Florida principal’s who could not saythat the Holocaust was a historical fact. I asked readers to sign the petition for the removal of the holocaust denying Florida principal. It worked. First and foremost, I applaud the parents, the mother, who refused to accept the left’s systematic academic antisemitism. One person can make a difference A high school in Boca Raton, Florida, removed a principal who told a parent that he needed to remain neutral on whether or not the Holocaust occurred. The Palm Beach County School District said...
  • Shooting between employer, former employee leaves one dead: Police

    07/09/2019 4:16:16 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies ^ | 4 July, 2019 | Lizandra Portal
    Jupiter Police Department says they responded to calls of a disturbance and possible shots fired along University Blvd. a little after 12 a.m. According to police, 32-year-old James Dorcilien stabbed his former employer, 65-year-old Louis Rivera, outside of Rivera's apartment during a confrontation. Rivera discharged his weapon in self-defense as Dorcilien fled on foot, police add. Officers later found Dorcilien's body at the apartment complex.
  • Florida Principal Declares: ‘I can’t say the Holocaust is a factual, historical event.’

    07/07/2019 8:25:54 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 58 replies
    Geller Report ^ | 7/7/19 | Pamela Geller
    There is a petition asking for the resignation of a Florida principal who wrote that he could not say the Holocaust was a “factual, historical event.” He should be fired. Period. But sign it anyway. SIGN PETITION HERE. The things I saw beggar description. While I was touring the camp I encountered three men who had been inmates and by one ruse or another had made their escape. I interviewed them through an interpreter. The visual evidence and the verbal testimony of starvation, cruelty and bestiality were so overpowering as to leave me sick. In one room, where they [there]...
  • Dem Rep. Frederica Wilson says people who mock members of Congress online ‘should be prosecuted’

    07/03/2019 8:08:58 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 86 replies ^ | Posted at 5:37 pm on July 2, 2019 | by Sarah D.
    Florida Democratic Congresswoman Frederica Wilson and her hat were at Homestead detention facility today, where she offered up a fun little policy proposal: shutting down and prosecuting people who make fun of members of Congress online. Watch: Democrat Rep. Frederica Wilson (FL) says that people who are “making fun of members of Congress” online “should be prosecuted” — Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) July 2, 2019 "Those people who are online, making fun of members of congress are a disgrace." "There is no need for anyone to think that is unacceptable." "We're going to shut them down and work with whoever...
  • Dem Rep. Torres: I Hope International Courts Will ‘File Humanitarian Crimes’ Over Border Conditions

    07/03/2019 6:27:14 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/02/0219 | Ian Hanchett
    On Tuesday’s broadcast of “CNN Tonight,” Representative Norma Torres (D-CA) discussed the conditions at the border and expressed hope that international courts will “file humanitarian crimes” against the U.S. government and the Trump administration. Torres said, “I pray to God that the international courts will get involved and file humanitarian crimes against this government, against this administration that has allowed this to happen.”
  • Poll: Support for Florida Gov. DeSantis Surges After Sanctuary City Ban

    06/22/2019 6:54:28 AM PDT · by Conserv · 40 replies
    Support for Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) is surging in recent weeks following a major legislative victory that banned sanctuary cities across the state. The latest Quinnipiac Poll reveals that across the board, more voters in every demographic group in Florida — except with Democrat voters and black Americans — approve of the job DeSantis is doing as governor than those who disapprove.
  • Orlando Sentinel already announces 2020 endorsement: Not Trump

    06/18/2019 7:48:17 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 54 replies
    POLITICO ^ | June 18, 2019 | Quint Forgey
    The principal newspaper in Orlando, Fla., where the president is set to kick off his reelection bid Tuesday, has already announced its 2020 White House endorsement: anyone but Donald Trump. “We’re here to announce our endorsement for president in 2020, or, at least, who we’re not endorsing: Donald Trump,” the editorial board of the Orlando Sentinel announced Tuesday, hours before Trump is set to appear in the city’s Amway Center to launch his campaign for a second term. “Some readers will wonder how we could possibly eliminate a candidate so far before an election, and before knowing the identity of...