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  • UPDATE: Tropical disturbance has 40 percent chance of development

    05/22/2018 12:53:14 PM PDT · by BBell · 17 replies
    The National Hurricane Center increased the chances that a mass of clouds and storms in the Caribbean could become something tropical, designating it the first “invest” of the year. So called invest 90-L has a 40 percent chance of becoming a tropical or sub tropical system as it moves north into the Gulf of Mexico over the next five days.The word invest is short for investigation – an area to look more closely at for potential development. The hurricane center numbers them 90 to 99 with the letter L, which stands for Atlantic. Another update on invest 90-L will be...
  • Hunters bag 1,000 pythons in Florida Everglades

    05/22/2018 11:40:36 AM PDT · by dennisw · 68 replies
    www.orlandosentinel ^ | May 22 2018 | Brian Hargrove
    Python hunter Brian Hargrove, right, is helped by Marcos Fernandez, left, with the South Florida Water Management District, as they measure and weigh the 1,000th python caught in the Florida Everglades. HOMESTEAD — Florida is marking a milestone in its attempt to control an infestation of Burmese pythons in the Everglades. The state has been paying a select group of 25 hunters to catch and kill the invasive snakes on state lands in South Florida since March 2017. On Tuesday, the 1,000th python collected in that program was measured and weighed at the South Florida Water Management District's field office...
  • Amb. Faith Whittlesey, Reagan Revolutionary and Conservative Pioneer, Dead at 79

    05/21/2018 5:25:10 PM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 21, 2018 | Staff
    Faith Whittlesey, President Ronald Reagan’s ambassador to Switzerland, who helped popularize the message of the “Reagan Revolution” and advocated for a staunch, traditional conservatism for decades, passed away Monday at 79. Whittlesey, lately of Delray Beach, Florida, succumbed to a long bout with cancer in Washington, DC, surrounded by family and friends.
  • Naked neighborhood stroll in a rainstorm? Yeah, that will get you arrested

    05/21/2018 9:00:26 AM PDT · by dennisw · 50 replies
    north Florida deputy tasered a naked man who was wandering through a neighborhood during a rainstorm. The Pensacola News-Journal reports Joseph John Musso was arrested Thursday and charged with loitering and prowling, lewd and lascivious behavior, resisting an officer without violence and exposure of sexual organs. Authorities were called by a resident who said his security camera showed a naked man walking by the front door. A second person then called the Santa Rosa Sheriff's Office and said they saw a naked man with an erection. Amid heavy rainfall, a deputy tried to apprehend the man but he ran away....
  • Police: Florida couple steals motorized cart from Walmart, drives to bar

    05/21/2018 8:13:19 AM PDT · by bgill · 61 replies
    kxan ^ | May 21, 2018 | wfla
    Security cameras were rolling when Jeffrey Robert Sabiel, 50, and Santa Marie Walters, 32, stole a motorized shopping cart from a Walmart located on Missouri Avenue in Largo, according to an affidavit. Shortly after the theft was reported, the cart was spotted outside Jimmy's Sports Bar in Largo and an officer found the couple at the bar... After denying the theft, the couple admitted to taking the cart and was arrested on charges of grand theft. They were both booked into the Pinellas County Jail.
  • Florida judge rules ballots were illegally destroyed in Wasserman Schultz race

    05/20/2018 8:31:38 AM PDT · by Libloather · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/16/18 | Lukas Mikelionis
    **SNIP** Circuit Judge Raag Singhal decided that the records were wrongly destroyed because the laws require elections offices to keep the ballots in federal elections for 22 months. Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes destroyed the ballots just after 12 months, the Sun-Sentinel reported. The judge also noted that because the ballots were subject to a lawsuit, only a court order should have allowed their destruction. Snipes “has not presented any evidence refuting that the public records sought were destroyed while this case was pending before this court,” Singhal said.
  • Farm bill fails in House, amid conservative uprising over immigration

    05/18/2018 11:04:02 AM PDT · by xzins · 53 replies
    Fox ^ | 18 May 18 | Chad Pergam
    GOP seeks farm bill support amid immigration debate House Freedom Caucus members are trying to flex some muscle on immigration in exchange for support on the farm bill; A sprawling and subsidy-packed farm bill that also would have tightened food stamp rules failed in the House on Friday, in a dramatic defeat for GOP leaders who faced an uprising from conservatives over inaction on immigration. The farm bill, which was voted down 213-198, had been hanging in the balance as the conservative House Freedom Caucus threatened to withhold support without an agreement on an immigration bill vote. The GOP leadership,...
  • Anger over Irish decision to honor “mass murderer” Che Guevara with stamp

    10/10/2017 5:01:45 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Irish Central ^ | October 10, 2017 04:54 AM | Irish Central Staff
    A Cuban-American radio host and Irish politicians have called on An Post, Ireland’s postal service, to explain their decision to launch a €1 stamp featuring a portrait of Che Guevara by Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick. Ninoska Perez Castellón, a prominent member of the Cuban exile community in Miami and radio host, told RTE’s "Morning Ireland" show, the stamp honoring Che Guevara would “celebrate a man who slaughtered so many people.” An Post’s plan was announced on Friday to coincide with Monday’s 50th anniversary of Che Guevara’s execution (October 9). Castellón, who works at Miami 710 Radio, said regardless of the...
  • Police take down gunman yelling 'anti-Trump' rhetoric at Trump National Doral Golf Club

    05/18/2018 7:18:35 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 18, 2018 | Briana Montalvo and Morgan Winsor
    Florida police shot a man early this morning who opened fire at a Miami-area golf resort owned by President Donald Trump, authorities said. The man, armed with a handgun, was overheard yelling "anti-Trump" rhetoric and had draped a U.S. flag over a counter in the lobby of the Trump National Doral Golf Club, police said. He then fired shots into the ceiling and at chandeliers while apparently waiting for police to arrive, according to authorities. Four officers from the Doral Police Department and one officer from the Miami-Dade Police Department responded to the incident after receiving a 911 call around...
  • Person Arrested After Shots Fired at Trump Golf Club: Police

    05/18/2018 1:46:54 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    NBC MIAMI ^ | 5/18/18
    South Florida authorities say a person is in custody after police responded to a call of shots fired at the Trump National Doral Golf Club near Miami that's owned by President Donald Trump. The Doral Police Department...
  • Parkland schoolboard Promise policies

    05/17/2018 6:07:48 AM PDT · by mosesdapoet · 7 replies
    www.theusmat.com ^ | 5/17/2018 | L.J.Keslin
    Those Parkland Policy Failures WHAT THE MEDIA DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW Florida pols fear law suits if hearings do get held ? But legal action against the school is being filed WERE THE COPS SO FED UP WITH THE SCHOOL'S LENIENT POLICIES IT BECAME WHY BOTHER TO GO THERE ? While such questions raised by the above headlines remain to be answered through investigations and hearings by state and federal agencies.Which the media should be demanding . Instead failures of PROMISE are being slowly doled out. Which only reported students engaged in criminal activity after a 5th offense according...
  • David Hogg targets new company for boycott over GOP #FLGov candidate @AdamPutnam’s support [tr]

    05/16/2018 8:26:16 AM PDT · by C19fan · 66 replies
    Twitchy ^ | May 16, 2018 | Greg P.
    Down in Florida, there’s some talk among liberals to #BoycottPublix, the giant Florida grocery store chain, over its financial support of GOP gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam because Putnam is supporter of the NRA:
  • The RINO mayor's feel-good gun restriction (Orlando)

    05/15/2018 8:34:11 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 5/15/2018 | Carl Jackson
    Generally speaking, conservatives learn their lessons from tragedies like the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, while leftists figure out how to exploit them. For the second time, the “Republican” mayor of Orange County, Florida, Teresa Jacobs, is sticking her finger in the air to see which way the political winds are blowing on gun issues after the Parkland shooting. Due to term limits, the mayor has turned her attention to running for Orange County’s school board chairwoman. In hopes of winning the seat, the mayor has thrown law-abiding gun owners under the bus to appease Orlando’s left-wing anti-gun lobby. As...
  • Florida woman says she 'went blank' when fighting off gun-wielding intruders

    05/15/2018 3:24:21 PM PDT · by BBell · 22 replies
    https://abcnews.go.com/ ^ | 5/15/18 | KARMA ALLEN
    A Florida woman says she "went blank" when she decided to fight off a pair of home intruders who were armed with an assault rifle. The woman, who asked not to be identified by her real name, said she was thinking of her family's safety when two men, one with an AK-47 assault riffle, stormed into her home in Altamonte Springs, Florida, on Saturday and tried to rob her. "I went blank. I had no feeling. I wasn't scared. I wasn't brave. I was just -- it's go time. Do or die," the woman told Orlando ABC affiliate WFTV on...
  • Figures. Russian Bots Scooped US Media!… Broward County Democrats Were Destroying Ballots

    05/15/2018 1:17:34 PM PDT · by george76 · 28 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 15, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    You know your reporting sucks when you’re getting scooped by Russian bots! In early November 2016 the Gateway Pundit posted an article alleging voter fraud in Broward County Florida. ... These attempts by Florida Democrats to alter the election did not sway the election and Donald Trump won in an electoral landslide. ... Earlier today a Florida judge ruled that Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes violated state and federal laws by destroying ballots from a 2016 congressional race while they were the subject of a lawsuit against her office. It looks like the Russian bots were right. So was...
  • RINOs & Dems Working on MASS AMNESTY in the House Through “Discharge Petition”

    05/15/2018 8:34:57 AM PDT · by ethom · 30 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 14, 2018 | by Cristina Laila
    Fox News host Laura Ingraham fired off a warning shot to President Trump Monday evening about an effort in the House to push through mass amnesty all supported by Speaker Paul Ryan. Paul Ryan is on his way out so he’s on a kamikaze mission to push through mass amnesty. Laura Ingraham warned the President Monday. Ingraham tweeted: Warning to @realDonaldTrump: An effort is underway by liberal Repubs (+Dems) on a mass amnesty in the House thru a “discharge petition,” supported by @SpeakerRyan. Total travesty & mid-term turn-out killer. Warning to @realDonaldTrump: An effort is underway by liberal Repubs (+Dems)...
  • NYT Op-Ed: Liberals, You’re Not As Smart As You Think, And You’re Helping Trump Win A Second Term

    05/14/2018 6:02:48 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 61 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 14, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Well, someone finally said it: Liberals, you’re not as smart as you think—and you’re helping Donald J. Trump win a second term. Gerard Alexander, a political science professor at the University of Virginia, wrote this in The New York Times and he might have to change his name after this. He aptly noted how a) cultural centers are dominated by progressives; b) how they’re causing a backlash against liberalism; and c) how their inability to see that they are causing it will lead to a Trump victory in the next presidential election. The professor noted how the Left is overly...
  • REMINDER: FBI COVERED UP BERNIE SUPPORTER'S MASS SHOOTING OF REPUBLICANS

    05/14/2018 10:05:25 AM PDT · by george76 · 15 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | May 14, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    mass shooting of congressional Republicans... many lawmakers are mad, or frustrated, or saddened, at how quickly the story disappeared from the headlines given that the shooter, James T. Hodgkinson, targeted Republicans... Hodgkinson carried a list of names of lawmakers in his pocket: ... The list included their office numbers and short physical descriptions. He’d recorded video of the field in April of of that year — a sign, the prosecutor wrote in his official report, that Hodgkinson “had already selected Simpson field as a potential target as early as April 2017.” His social media was filled with Bernie and anti-Republican...
  • School district shuts down information after Stoneman Douglas shooting [Rare Media Honesty!]

    05/13/2018 11:08:34 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    Sun sentinel fort Lauderdale ^ | 5/13/18 | D Fleshler
    The he Broward school district’s repeated, emphatic — and it turns out, false — statements that Nikolas Cruz had not been in a controversial disciplinary program fit a pattern of an institution on the defensive and under siege. Facing significant legal and political exposure over the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the district has tried to keep information from the public and put out untrue and misleading statements, frustrating parents who say this is the time for maximum transparency.
  • California Bill Wants To Drop Washington/Lincoln’s Birthday And Replace It With Communist Holiday

    05/12/2018 8:00:15 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 40 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12 May 2018 | ROB SHIMSHOCK
    The California Assembly discussed Thursday a bill that would replace Abraham Lincoln or George Washington’s birthday with International Socialist Workers’ Day as a paid holiday. California Democrat Assemblyman Miguel Santiago introduced Bill AB-3042, which would allow schools to replace Washington Day and Lincoln Day with Presidents’ Day and install an “International Workers’ Day” — conventionally known as “May Day” — as a second holiday. “I’m aghast that a bill like this would be able to get through committee,” California Republican Assemblyman Matthew Harper said to the Assembly. “Are we in competition to be the laughing stock of the United States?”...