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  • Poll: Trump holds narrow lead over Clinton in Florida

    08/24/2016 1:27:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Hill's Ballot Box Blog ^ | August 24, 2016 | Lisa Hagen
    Donald Trump has a 2-point lead over Hillary Clinton in the battleground state of Florida, a new poll finds. A new Florida Atlantic University survey released on Wednesday shows the Republican presidential nominee leading his Democratic counterpart 43 percent to 41 percent, which is within the survey’s margin of error. Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson captures 8 percent, and 5 percent are undecided. This is the first poll showing Trump leading Clinton in the Sunshine State since early July, according to RealClearPolitics polling....
  • Children found in Brevard home with feet 'caked' in dog feces

    08/24/2016 10:18:22 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 38 replies
    www.clickorlando.com ^ | Updated: 11:56 AM, August 24, 2016 | Staff
    PORT ST. JOHN, Fla. - A Central Florida woman has been charged after authorities say she kept her two children and 24 Chihuahuas in a home filled with dog feces, trash and bugs. Officials said the Port St. John home had dried, caked feces and urine, roaches and trash inside it, describing that the environment was in "no way safe for the animals, let alone the children who also were in the residence." Investigators said two children, who weren't enrolled in school, had dog feces "caked" to the bottom of their bare feet. The Department of Children and Families removed...
  • FAU Poll Finds Trump Edging Out Clinton in Florida

    08/24/2016 10:45:42 AM PDT · by usafa92 · 31 replies
    FAU ^ | 8/24/2016 | FAU
    BOCA RATON, Fla. (August 24, 2016) – Republican nominee Donald Trump leads Democrat Hillary Clinton in Florida 43 to 41 percent, with Libertarian Gary Johnson taking 8 percent and 5 percent undecided, according to a new survey by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI). For the presidential race, both candidates are underwater in terms of their favorability ratings in Florida. Trump scores a 41 percent favorable and 56 percent unfavorable rating, while Clinton has 40 percent favorable and 58 percent unfavorable rating. Clinton, meanwhile, has a loyalty score of 90 percent (those who have a...
  • Shock Poll: Trump Gets 20 Percent of Black Vote in Florida Poll; Leads Clinton Overall 43 to 41

    08/24/2016 11:11:30 AM PDT · by GilGil · 73 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/24/2016 | Kristinn Taylor
    Twenty percent of African-American voters in Florida support Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump according to a poll released Wednesday by Florida Atlantic University. The poll hit as Trump is visiting Tampa for a mid-day rally at the State Fairgrounds. The poll shows Trump with a two point lead of rival Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, 43 to 41 percent, within the poll’s 2.7 percent margin of error. Clinton has the support of 68 percent of African-American voters in Florida. 1200 registered Florida voters were surveyed from August 19-22.
  • LIVE:Trump Rallies 8/24/2016 Tampa, FL @ 1pm ET and Jackson, MS @ 7pm CT

    08/24/2016 2:20:20 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 1,270 replies
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016: LIVE streaming coverage of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Tampa, FL at Florida State Fairgrounds- Entertainment Hall. The event is scheduled to begin at 1:00 PM ET. Tampa, FL Watch the LIVE stream and FULL replay of the event below: Florida State Fairgrounds- Entertainment Hall Wednesday, August 24, 2016: Live stream coverage of the Donald Trump for President rally in Jackson, MS at the Mississippi Coliseum. Live coverage begins at 7:00 PM CT. Jackson, MS Watch the LIVE stream and FULL replay of the event below: Mississippi Coliseum
  • Elderly Florida Man Shoots Fleeing Thief And May Have Ruined His Own Life

    08/23/2016 9:24:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 67 replies
    bearingarms.com ^ | 8/22/2016 | Bob Owens
    The homeowner asked the suspect what he was doing and then the suspect ran across the street, officials said. The homeowner opened fire and shot the suspect several times, Kvalheim said, adding the injuries appeared non-life threatening.
  • Hmmm: GOP winning registration wars in battleground states

    08/22/2016 5:12:15 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 21 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 22 Aug 2016 | Ed Morrissey
    Is this a measure of enthusiasm for Donald Trump, or the effectiveness of the RNC’s extensive investment in ground operations? Despite polling that suggests — at the moment — that Republicans will experience a wipeout in swing states in the presidential election, voter registration data shows the GOP gaining momentum. In key swing states, Republican registrations and party-switching has outpaced Democrats, raising questions about enthusiasm and turnout models: Trump’s poll numbers remain dire, but he can point to at least one ray of hope for a turnaround: Republicans have continued gaining ground in recent months in voter registration in Florida,...
  • Is Florida About to Be Swamped With Capybara?

    08/22/2016 6:54:12 AM PDT · by C19fan · 67 replies
    Motherboard ^ | August 20, 2016 | Sarah Emerson
    Capybara are real damn cute. Look at this bugger. In fact, capybara are so endearing, that some people may have been importing them to own as pets. This might explain why the 100-pound rodents, which are native to South America’s marshlands, have been showing up in places where they don’t belong. According to biologist Elizabeth Congdon, an assistant professor at Bethune-Cookman University, the state of Florida could have a serious capybara problem—and it might be the fault of exotic pet owners.
  • The family that shoots together(Winter Haven FL)

    08/21/2016 10:48:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies
    sayuncle.com ^ | 8/20/2016 | Unknown
    Intruder Breaks Into Home; Shot By Entire Family
  • Trump's Top Black Republican in Florida Says State Campaign Doesn't Care About Black Voter Outreach

    08/20/2016 9:05:41 PM PDT · by saywhatagain · 67 replies
    Miami New Times ^ | August 19,2016 | By Tim Elfrink
    But the head of the Black Republican Caucus of Florida says Trump's state campaign doesn't seem to care much about Jackson's efforts to convert more African-Americans to the cause. In fact, he says Karen Giorno, Trump's Florida campaign manager, has disregarded his advice and all but frozen him out of Trump's efforts to win the Sunshine State.
  • Democrats fear hackers targeted tight Florida races for latest data leaks

    08/20/2016 4:13:35 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 24 replies
    Yahoo Reuters ^ | August 19, 2016
    Leading Democrats are growing increasingly worried that the hackers who made public leaked documents this week were trying to sabotage the Democratic candidates in several central Florida congressional races, the first time such leaks have been targeted so directly. Two sources familiar with Democratic Party investigations of recent cyber attacks said documents made public this week by the hacker known as Guccifer2 contained information that could damage Democratic candidates in competitive Florida contests for the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Donald Trump’s Florida Rally: Gay Speaker Slams Obama on Guns, Radical Islam

    08/18/2016 8:17:00 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    Big Government (Breitbart) ^ | August 17, 2016 | AWR Hawkins
    Former Orlando mayoral candidate Randy Ross lambasted President Barack Obama’s attempt to blame guns for the Orlando terror attack instead of blaming radical Islam. “While victims were in the hospital, families were grieving, funeral arrangement were being made for the victims, our city mourning, [Obama] turned the conversation into one of gun control” said Ross, a gay speaker who was speaking at Donald Trump’s Aug. 11 rally in Kissimmee, Florida. According to the Advocate, Ross said Obama’s speech wrongly switched the emphasis from the threat of radical Islam to a plea for more gun control for law-abiding citizens.
  • Fourth brain-eating amoeba case of the year being treated ( Florida )

    08/18/2016 11:54:23 AM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 9 replies
    CNN ^ | 8/18/2016 | Debra Goldschmidt
    An unidentified patient in Florida is being treated after being infected with a brain-eating amoeba last week, according to the Florida Department of Health. It is the fourth known case this year of infection by the parasite Naegleria fowleri. "We believe that the individual contracted the infection after swimming in unsanitary water on a single private property," said Mara Gambineri, the health department's communications director, noting that there is no risk to the general public. The parasite is almost always deadly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 1962 and 2015 there were 138 known cases of...
  • Trump to begin TV ads in Florida as campaign staff gets a jolt

    08/17/2016 10:46:25 AM PDT · by Brilliant · 20 replies
    The Tampa Bay Times ^ | August 17, 2016 | Alex Leary
    Donald Trump’s campaign got another shakeup this morning, part of a reset that includes the first TV advertising in Florida and other battlegrounds. Trump has brought on Breitbart News’ Stephen Bannon as CEO, a man the campaign heralded for his combative style, and elevated Kellyanne Conway to campaign manager. Paul Manafort will remain as chairman. Conway is a former pollster for the Tampa Bay Times. “I have known Steve and Kellyanne both for many years. They are extremely capable, highly qualified people who love to win and know how to win,” Trump said in a statement. “I believe we’re adding...
  • Trump to Air First TV Ads of General Election Campaign

    08/17/2016 5:43:30 AM PDT · by orchestra · 52 replies
    WSJ ^ | 8/16/2016 | Beth Reinhard
    As he continues to slip in the polls, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is poised to begin airing his first television ads of the general election starting Friday in Florida, Ohio, North Carolina and Pennsylvania, according to a campaign adviser. The upcoming ad buy was flagged with about 50 members of Congress in a conference call Tuesday afternoon with Mr. Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort and two other staffers. Members were told the campaign would begin buying advertising more widely after Sept. 1. Mr. Trump, who frequently boasts that he beat several primary challengers who spent far more money than...
  • At Least Six Swing States Face Double-Digit Premium Hikes under Obamacare

    08/16/2016 9:47:25 PM PDT · by HokieMom · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 August 2016 | Alex Swoyer
    Double-digit Obamacare premium hikes projected in 2017 may bode in Donald Trump’s favor, as several swing states are being impacted by double-digit increases under the law and consumers are expected to see the hikes around Nov. 1 — one week before heading to the polls. Trump has promised to repeal and replace Obamacare, but Hillary Clinton has vowed to make the Obamacare exchanges work. Some say the way she would do that is through raising taxes.
  • What Is Flakka and What Does it Do to You?

    08/16/2016 9:12:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 63 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 | Debbie Lord
    A horrific story out of Florida on Tuesday has shined a spotlight on a “designer drug” whose effects can be so extreme that some call it “the devil’s drug.” A man in Tequesta, Fla., was arrested and charged with two counts of murder in the stabbing death of couple there. When police arrived on scene, the man was found crouched over the body of a male victim, tearing the flesh from the man’s face with his teeth. Police say they believe the man was likely under the influence of a drug called αlpha-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone, or as it is more commonly known,...
  • Transgender prisoner sues Florida to get hormone treatments

    08/15/2016 1:31:13 PM PDT · by PROCON · 23 replies
    AP ^ | Aug. 15, 2016
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A transgender prisoner is suing the Florida Department of Corrections, claiming she is being denied hormone treatments that were promised when she pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree murder. The American Civil Liberties Union filed Reiyn Keohane's suit Monday to force the department to continue hormone treatments she began a month before her September 2013 arrest in Fort Myers.
  • Honors Students Forced to Repeat Grade for Opting Out of Common Core Tests; Parents Sue

    08/15/2016 11:58:03 AM PDT · by ResistanceMedia · 18 replies
    ResistanceMedia.org ^ | August 15, 2016
    In Florida, a group of parents are suing state education officials for coercing their children to repeat third grade because they were opted out of government standardized testing. The Orlando Sentinel reports: "One Orange County plaintiff had a daughter who was on the honor roll, the suit said, but "is being retained in the third grade because of no FSA scores and because her teacher was not informed of the criteria for developing a student portfolio during the school year." State law allows students who fail the FSA to be promoted through a portfolio of class work, but the Florida...
  • Trump to Open Up 24 Field Offices in Must-Win Florida (Trump gearing up)

    08/12/2016 2:44:26 PM PDT · by cba123 · 13 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Friday, 12 Aug 2016 05:10 PM
    A new field office for Donald Trump's campaign to win Florida has been quietly readied in Orlando. Breaking News at Newsmax.com http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/Trump-Open-Field-Offices/2016/08/12/id/743418/#ixzz4H9n0lBt7
  • AWESOME! DOZENS OF POLICE Show Up to Give ‘Law and Order’ Candidate Trump Escort in Florida

    08/12/2016 1:40:34 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 30 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 08/12/16 | Jim Hoft
    Donald Trump took pictures and shook hands with several of the Dallas police officers who met him on the tarmac in July. Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump received a massive police escort after his event in Florida last night. Clearly the police in Florida support Trump the ‘Law and Order” candidate. Police also respect Trump!  This is something you would never see at a Hillary event.  
  • Florida Republican: 'I think I'll write in the name Jeb Bush'

    08/11/2016 9:31:21 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 92 replies
    Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) said Tuesday that she will write in Jeb Bush’s name when voting for president in November, according to ABC News. "I think I'll write in the name Jeb Bush," she told the Miami Herald editorial board. "A candidate should espouse optimism." Ros-Lehtinen had endorsed the former Florida governor’s primary campaign before he dropped out of the race in February.
  • JESUS calls us Friend[Charismatic Caucus]

    08/12/2016 7:13:57 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles , Bible ^ | 8-12-16 | HolySpirit
    You see I am not just your God I AM your friend. I do things for you that others would not consider because of the cost but I have already laid down my life for you and that is why I send my angels to shut the mouth of the lions for you and turn impossible situations around even without your request at times for truly My name is Prince of Peace and Grace is the scepter I apply to the ones that call me Lord and Savior. John 15:15 15 I do not call you servants any longer, for...
  • War Of Words Between Christine Quinn and Kayleigh McEnany [LBTG Killer Mateen's Dad]

    08/11/2016 12:33:01 PM PDT · by kiryandil · 28 replies
    CNN - Anderson Cooper's 360 ^ | August 10, 2016 | Christine Quinn and Kayleigh McEnany
    click on the pic for the YouTube vid.
  • Florida 2016 General Election Poll

    08/11/2016 12:31:09 PM PDT · by Redmen4ever · 24 replies
    Fox 13 Tampa Bay ^ | 8/11/16 | Opinion Savvy
    If the election to determine the next President of the United States were held today and your choices were …
  • LIVE THREADS:Trump 8/11/2016 Miami, FL @ 10:30am and Kissimmee, FL @ 7pm ET

    08/11/2016 4:06:07 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 871 replies
    Thursday, August 11, 2016: Live stream coverage of Donald Trump’s address to the National Association of Home Builders Board of Directors Meeting. The event will take place in Miami, FL at the Sparkle Ballroom at Fontainebleau Miami. Live coverage begins at 10:30 AM ET Miami, FL Watch the live stream of the event below beginning at 10:30 AM ET: Sparkle Ballroom at Fontainebleau Miami Thursday, August 11, 2016: Live stream coverage of the Donald Trump for President rally in Kissimmee, FL at Silver Spurs Arena. Live coverage begins at 7:00 PM ET. Kissimmee, FL Watch the live stream of the...
  • Diamond & Silk Speak at Donald Trump Rally in Ft. Lauderdale, FL 8/10/16

    08/10/2016 9:51:09 PM PDT · by GilGil · 31 replies
    Wednesday, August 10, 2016: Diamond & Silk Speak at Donald Trump Rally in Ft. Lauderdale, FL 8/10/16 LIVE Stream: Donald Trump Rally in Ft. Lauderdale, FL 8/10/16
  • LIVE:Trump Rallies 8/10/2016 Abingdon, VA @ 3pm and Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ 7pm ET

    08/10/2016 3:49:32 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 933 replies
    Wednesday, August 10, 2016: Donald Trump will deliver remarks at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, VA. The live stream coverage will begin at 3:00 PM ET. Abingdon, VA Watch the live stream of the event below beginning at 3:00 PM ET: Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, VA Wednesday, August 10, 2016: Live streaming coverage of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Ft. Lauderdale, FL at the BB&T Center. The event is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM ET. Ft. Lauderdale, FL Watch the live stream of the event below beginning at 7:00 PM...
  • CLINTON TIED IN FLORIDA, UP IN OHIO, SURGING IN PENNSYLVANIA, QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY

    08/09/2016 1:46:13 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 48 replies
    QUINNIPIAC ^ | 8/9/2016
    FLORIDA: Clinton 46 – Trump 45 OHIO: Clinton 49 – Trump 45 PENNSYLVANIA: Clinton 52 – Trump 42 With huge gender gaps marking the presidential race, Democrat Hillary Clinton is in a virtual likely voter tie with Republican Donald Trump in Florida, but holds the slimmest of leads in Ohio and a 10-point advantage in Pennsylvania, according to a Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll released today
  • Florida woman dead after accidentally shot by officer during citizen police academy roleplay

    08/09/2016 9:02:24 PM PDT · by grundle · 121 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | August 9, 2016 | Keri Blakinger
    A woman is dead after she was accidentally shot by a Florida police officer in a citizen training academy roleplay scenario gone wrong. Mary Knowlton was one of two participants randomly selected from a group of 35 for a shoot-don’t shoot simulation during a two-hour training Tuesday at the Punta Gorda Police Department, Chief Tom Lewis told reporters at a press conference. “During the first scenario, in a horrible accident participant Mary Knowlton was mistakenly struck by a live round,” Lewis said. She was transported to the local hospital where she was pronounced dead. “I am asking that if you...
  • Youtube video of Hillary Clinton ignoring questions about Orlando shooter's father

    08/09/2016 12:44:41 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 23 replies
    Youtube ^ | 8/9/2016 | Youtube
    Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZl14P6fbV4
  • Gays seeing red: Hillary gives Taliban supporting ISIS dad VIP seating at FL speech

    08/09/2016 3:20:30 PM PDT · by orchestra · 47 replies
    Prntly ^ | 8/9/2016 | Connor Balough
    Hillary Clinton is facing a new scandal, after letting the father of the Orlando Mass Murdering ISIS father sit behind her and called him out for rounds of lavish praise. Voters are very concerned, and now there are demands for her to disavow terror: Redditors have explained: Gays furious at crooked Hitlery after she gives Taliban Terror Dad VIP seating at her FL rally near Orlando [–]from dlllk via /r/The_Donald sent 49 minutes ago Considering nobody goes to her rallies, shell take anyone willing to go. “Clinton is good for United States versus Donald Trump,” Seddique Mateen later told a...
  • FLORIDA NOW SPRAYING NEUROTOXIC PESTICIDE BANNED IN OTHER COUNTRIES TO COMBAT ZIKA

    08/09/2016 11:07:55 AM PDT · by dtroxx · 13 replies
    Areas of Miami, Florida, are now being sprayed with the insecticide naled in an attempt to eradicate the Aedes aegypti mosquito — carrier of the zika virus. Naled, a potent neurotoxin that kills mosquitoes on contact, is perfectly safe, or so the Environmental Protection Agency insists, despite Puerto Rico’s rejection of its use to combat the spread of zika there — due to concerns about its safety. To keep naled airborne where it would be most effective, the agent is sprayed in very fine aerosol droplets — about two tablespoons can be dispersed to cover an area the equivalent of...
  • Orlando shooter's father attends Hillary Clinton rally in Kissimmee

    08/08/2016 10:12:17 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 124 replies
    WPTV ^ | August 9, 2016 | Tony Dunnan
    Hillary Clinton spoke to a crowd in Kissimee, just south of Orlando. She was supposed to be talking jobs, but started the speech off paying tribute to those affected by the Pulse Nightclub shooting. "I know how many people, families, loved ones, and friends are still grieving, and we will be with you as you rebuild your lives." WPTV happened to notice the man, who has a mustache and was wearing a red hat, behind Secretary Clinton. That's Seddique Mateen. We asked Mateen what he was thinking about when Clinton spoke about the Orlando incident. "We've been cooperating with the...
  • Licenses To Build Guns Skyrocket In Florida

    08/08/2016 10:56:10 AM PDT · by Iron Munro · 20 replies
    Naples Daily News ^ | August 7, 2016 | Arek Sarkissian
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida has more gun manufacturers than any other state except Texas, after a surge of nearly 350 percent in licenses for gun makers fueled by the nation's growing demand for firearms. The increase in gun manufacturing licenses since 2009 has strained the resources of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives — the federal law enforcement agency that monitors the nation's gun sales and distribution. As the number of licenses to make firearms grew nationally by nearly 250 percent from 3,040 licenses in 2009 to 10,503 last year, the number of special agents watching manufacturers has increased...
  • OFFICER: Trump bought hundreds of pizzas for Jacksonville cops

    08/05/2016 7:52:20 AM PDT · by Kyle Olson · 45 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 8/5/2016 | Olaf Ekberg
    There’s only one presidential candidate who practices the “Blue Lives Matter” mantra. Jacksonville, Florida police officer John Hannaford told a story this week that the mainstream media seems to preoccupied to tell: Donald Trump bought some 400 pizza for the department prior to his visit to the city. “So yesterday I was working an offduty job and this message came across that 43 pizzas had been delivered to our zone’s substation,” Hannaford writes.
  • George Zimmerman punched for bragging about Trayvon Martin’s death: cops

    08/04/2016 4:02:45 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 41 replies
    The New York Post ^ | August 4, 2016 | Jackie Salo
    George Zimmerman — who was acquitted of killing an unarmed black teen — said he was punched in the face for allegedly bragging about the fatal shooting. Zimmerman called 911 to report that he was assaulted by a man at a restaurant in Sanford, Florida, over the weekend where he was discussing the 2012 death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman, 32, told authorities the man approached his table and said: “You’re bragging about that?” and punched him.
  • Black activist robbed; gains new appreciation for police

    08/03/2016 9:57:20 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 45 replies
    Fox 13 Tampa ^ | Crystal Clark
    A black rights advocate, often critical of Tampa police relations, was assisted by officers early Saturday morning after being robbed at gunpoint in Ybor City. Ali Muhammad is well known in the Bay Area community for calling attention to the need for police reform during the selection process of the police citizens review board. He also wants to put an end to black crime, encouraging community members to come forward after several deadly shootings. Muhammad became the victim of a black-on-black crime after a night of working as a DJ at a club in Ybor City. While walking down 8th...
  • Trump’s Jacksonville Rally Draws 15,000

    08/03/2016 9:58:03 PM PDT · by 867V309 · 35 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 3 Aug 2016 | Alex Swoyer
    “I wish the press would report the crowd like it is,” Trump stated as he looked out into the huge crowd at his campaign rally in Jacksonville, Florida.
  • Trump beats Clinton in Lakeland Hob Nob straw poll (Florida)

    08/03/2016 8:12:12 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Ledger ^ | August 2, 2016 | John Chambliss
    Donald Trump may have had a rough week campaigning nationally, but that didn't sway voters at a straw poll sponsored by the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton 161 votes to 98 at the Chamber's Political Hob Nob event at Sun 'n Fun. It was one of 17 straw polls 292 people voted in during the event, which featured brief speeches by local candidates running in the Aug. 30th primary and the Nov. 8 election. School Board District 2 candidate Ronnie Clark won the closest race, defeating incumbent Lori Cunningham, 101 to 99 in...
  • LIVE THREAD:Trump 8/03/2016 Town Hall @ Daytona Beach, FL 3pm and Rally @ Jacksonville, FL @ 7pm ET.

    08/03/2016 12:55:11 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 911 replies
    Wednesday, August 3, 2016: Live stream coverage of the Donald J. Trump for President town hall event in Daytona Beach, FL at the Ocean Center. Coverage begins at 3:00 PM ET. Daytona Beach, FL Watch the LIVE STREAM of the event below beginning at 3:00 PM ET: Daytona Beach, FL at the Ocean Center Wednesday, August 3, 2016: Live stream of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Jacksonville, FL at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Coverage begins at 7:00 PM ET. Jacksonville, FL Watch the LIVE STREAM of the event below beginning at 7:00 PM ET: Jacksonville Veterans Memorial...
  • ISIS: Orlando Was 'Hate Crime' and Terror, But Stop Calling Attacks 'Senseless Violence'

    08/02/2016 8:23:21 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | July 31, 2016 | Bridget Johnson
    In a new issue of their English-language Dabiq magazine, ISIS battles against the term "senseless violence" being used to describe their attacks, stressing that all of their crimes make perfect jihad sense.One of the articles in the 82-page "Break the Cross" issue, titled "Why We Hate You & Why We Fight You," notes that "shortly following the blessed attack on a sodomite, Crusader nightclub by the mujahid Omar Mateen, American politicians were quick to jump into the spotlight and denounce the shooting, declaring it a hate crime, an act of terrorism, and an act of senseless violence.""A hate crime? Yes....
  • Fla. woman shoots self while posing with gun for Snapchat

    08/02/2016 12:00:18 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 29 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | 8/2/2016 | Zach Dennis
    A Florida woman was taken to the hospital with injuries to her hand after deputies said she shot herself while posing with a gun and taking photos for Snapchat. Regina Powell, 22, was in her Deltona-area garage on taking pictures for Snapchat on Sunday evening when she decided to include her uncle’s .40-caliber pistol, WKMG reports. She pulled the trigger and shot her cellphone, which was in her right hand, and suffered lacerations on her thumb and index fingers due to the phone shattering. Deputies said her aunt heard the gunshot but did not see what happened. The aunt told...
  • Young family killed in I-80 crash was headed to Colorado for missionary training

    08/01/2016 12:33:51 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 15 replies
    Omaha News ^ | 8/1/2016 | Kevin Cole
    The five people killed Sunday in a crash on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska have been identified by relatives as a young family heading to Colorado for missionary training. Killed were Jamison Pals and his wife, Kathryne, both 29, and their three children: 3-year-old Ezra; Violet, who was almost 2; and 2-month-old Calvin, family members said. They were from St. Paul, Minnesota. “They were on their way to Littleton, Colorado, for a month of missionary training with WorldVenture,” said Karen Pals, a sister-in-law from Eau Claire, Wisconsin. “Then they were going to move to Japan to work, probably in October.”...
  • Believe it? Trump tied in Florida

    07/31/2016 7:14:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 66 replies
    The Tampa Bay Times The Buzz ^ | July 31, 2016 | Adam C. Smith, Political Editor
    Anybody who knows anything about politics in Florida knows to count on high-profile statewide races to be close. Barack Obama won Florida by less than three percentage points in 2008 and less than one in 2012. Rick Scott won by one percentage point in 2014 and just over that in 2010. That said, an awful lot of veteran Florida political pros for months have quietly been questioning whether Donald Trump can even come close here considering how he has antagonized nonwhite voters who make up 30 percent of the electorate. It's been a few weeks since the last credible Florida...
  • Citing Alleged Threats, FL Democrat Seeks to Ban ‘Hillary’s America’; Claims ‘Democrat Lives Matter

    07/31/2016 12:41:44 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 32 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/28/16 | Kristinn Taylor
    A Florida Democratic Party official is demanding the Central Florida town The Villages stop showing the Dinesh D’Souza film Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party because of alleged threats made to local residents who expressed support for the Democrats. The call to ban Hillary’s America was reported by the Daily Commercial: A top Democratic official in Sumter County has asked The Villages to stop playing a movie that he says portrays his party’s presidential nominee in a negative light and will incite violence against party members. Joseph Flynn, a Democratic state committeeman and a Sumter County resident...
  • Bernie Sanders Team Comes Up with a Cruel Way to Get 'Payback' on Debbie Wasserman Schultz

    07/30/2016 1:15:15 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 30 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | July 30, 2016 | Kyle Becker
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz probably thought she was all clear. Her resignation was tendered, the damage against the Sanders campaign done, and the presidential nomination in the books for Team Hillary. Wasserman Schultz had ridden off into the sunset, "honorary" chair of the Clinton campaign, nothing left for her to do but ensure that Hillary Clinton becomes the next President of the United States. Her reward for loyal servitude to the queen–extending back to time spent with the Clinton campaign prior to becoming DNC Chair–would in due time be delivered. Then came word from the Sanders campaign. Its staff would be...
  • Deputies detail Pulse nightclub massacre in report

    07/30/2016 9:48:09 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 18 replies
    Click Orlando ^ | 6-25-2016 | Erik von Ancken - Anchor/Reporter
    ORLANDO, Fla. - Eighteen deputies wrote about their involvement in the Pulse nightclub massacre in a 21-page report released over the weekend. According to the report, 127 deputies arrived at Pulse to assist Orlando Police beginning minutes after Omar Mateen opened fire at 2:02 a.m. Dispatchers sounded a "signal 43" - emergency backup. [READ: OCSO Pulse shooting incident reports] http://media.clickorlando.com/document_dev/2016/06/25/Scan16062511570_1466872698408_7194317_ver1.0.pdf "Prior to the arrival of OCSO deputies... we were informed through dispatch an OPD officer was not responding to their radio after calling 'shots fired'!" wrote Deputy Sergio Uribe. "Several OCSO units arrived on scene and they advised over the...
  • Doublespeak: Columnist Claims Protecting the Second Amendment Diminishes the First

    07/30/2016 6:04:04 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 22 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    In a column In the Tampa Bay Times, a writer makes the claim that a law to protect the Second Amendment diminishes the First Amendment.  It is a stretch.  The statute, passed by the Florida legislature in 2011, makes it illegal for local governments to pass regulations and ordinances dealing with guns, gun possession, anything to  do with guns. The law was passed because politicians in large urban centers persistently ignored the previous preemption law.  Local ordinances and regulations created a patchwork of firearms law to entrap any Floridians who exercised their Second Amendment rights. The columnist referred to...
  • 3 Walmart employees charged with manslaughter in death of shoplifter

    07/29/2016 8:42:26 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 29, 2016 | Fox staff
    Three Walmart workers in Florida have been charged with manslaughter in the February death of a shoplifter, police said Friday. They are accused of suffocating Kenneth Wisham, 64, after he tried to steal $380 worth of DVDs in a shopping cart from the Walmart on North Road 98 in Lakeland Feb. 7, Fox 13 Tampa reported. The station reported that the employees chased Wisham, who fell. They then held him on the ground. As he was being restrained, Wisham stopped breathing.