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  • DeSantis derides 'failed Republican establishment' at CPAC

    02/26/2021 9:35:02 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/26/2021 | MAX GREENWOOD
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis rallied a crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to fight the “failed Republican establishment,” highlighting the ongoing battle over the direction of the GOP in the wake of former President Trump’s electoral defeat. In opening remarks on the second day of CPAC, DeSantis cast himself as an acolyte of Trump and his brand of conservative populism, echoing the former president’s attacks on “open borders,” foreign labor and “military adventurism.” In doing so, DeSantis previewed a fight to prevent the resurgence of the so-called establishment Republicans, who have challenged Trump’s vision for the party. “Florida’s...
  • DeSantis calls updated CDC guidance a 'disgrace' and blasts Democrats over teachers unions

    02/18/2021 11:37:28 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 16 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 16, 2021 01:43 PM | by Michael Lee
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis took aim at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a fiery speech in which he highlighted his state’s commitment to keeping schools open. “What the CDC put out, 5:00 p.m. on a Friday afternoon, I wonder why they would do it then, was quite frankly a disgrace. It would require, if you actually follow that, closing 90% of schools in the United States,” DeSantis said. “We are open, we remain open, and we are not turning back.” The updated CDC guidance features a color-coded system that recommends basing school opening decisions on the extent...

    02/18/2021 7:13:14 AM PST · by george76 · 85 replies
    Outkick Media ^ | 2/18/2021 | SAM AMICO
    Shirts and shoes are still required, but you don’t need masks to enter one Florida restaurant. Or “face diapers,” as the restaurant calls them. BeckyJack’s Food Shack in Spring Hill, Fla., shared a Facebook post Sunday that reminded potential patrons that the only things they need to bring are an appetite and a wallet. And if they decide to bring a smile, by golly, people would actually see it. “Howdy Folks! Happy Valentine’s Day A friendly reminder that we DO NOT require Face Masks,” the post read. BeckyJack’s also posted a sign in its window that garnered some attention. “Face...
  • These Shocking Graphs Show Florida’s Far Better COVID Outcomes With Far Milder Lockdown Than New York, California

    02/18/2021 7:39:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | February 18, 2021 | Elle Reynolds
    Gov. Ron DeSantis has put the leaders of locked-down blue states to shame, and Democrat politicians are ashamed to admit it.On a flight out of Orlando last month, I met a friendly Canadian family with three young children. We started chatting, and I asked what brought them all the way to Florida. “We wanted to be able to take our kids to the park,” they told me. They aren’t alone in flocking to Florida to find freedom, as other states and countries continue to keep their citizens locked down. Florida Is Open And People Are Voting With Their FeetFlorida Gov....
  • Sheriff: Father of 3 shoots, kills burglar at Polk County home

    02/15/2021 4:11:42 AM PST · by marktwain · 28 replies ^ | 8 February, 2021 | Staff
    POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A Polk County man shot and killed a suspected burglar outside his Frostproof home Sunday morning. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said Jory Plummer burglarized a home in his neighborhood where a husband, wife, and their three children were sleeping. Deputies said the wife heard banging on the front door and woke up her husband, who went to the front of the house to check on the noise. The husband found their front door had been forced open and immediately armed himself with a handgun. The man said he found the suspected burglar, Plummer, in...
  • Florida’s Governor Pushes Back on Possible CCP Virus-Related Travel Restrictions

    02/11/2021 7:35:43 PM PST · by lightman · 25 replies
    epoch times ^ | 11 February A.D. 2021 | Masooma Haq
    Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is pushing back against a report about a potential CCP Virus related domestic travel restriction for Floridians, calling the idea “unconstitutional.” “And I think it’s an absurd report that they would be doing that. I think it would be unconstitutional, it would be unwise and it would be unjust,” DeSantis said at a press conference on Thursday. The Miami Herald reported Wednesday that the Biden administration is considering whether to impose domestic travel restrictions, including on Florida, to stem the spread of the UK variant. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) says it is monitoring the...
  • Florida is a beacon of liberty in a nation hijacked by COVID tyranny

    02/11/2021 6:34:49 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 50 replies
    The Dossier ^ | 9 Feb, 2021 | Jordan Schachtel
    Gov DeSantis has remained steadfast in the face of relentless smears and challenges. President Reagan famously touted America as a “shining city upon a hill whose beacon light guides freedom-loving people everywhere.” However, today in 2021, that beacon light has dimmed significantly, and most of America has become entirely consumed by COVID Mania, while the masses have surrendered their liberties due to a virus with a recovery rate of 99.8+%. Although most Americans and their elected leaders have failed to uphold our sacred principles, there are still pockets of brave, freedom-loving Americans who seek to continue abiding by our founding...
  • Tuesday News Roundup: A UniParty Impeachment Deal, and Why Ron DeSantis Must Lead the GOP Resistance

    02/09/2021 5:13:21 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 11 replies
    dbdailyupdate ^ | David Blackmon
    BREAKING: The UniParty has reached a deal with itself! – The Democrats’ latest impeachment scam attacking Donald Trump is set to start today, as UniParty leaders Democan Chuck Schumer and Republicrat Mitch McConnell reached a deal on what the “rules” for the looming orgy of hyper-partisan slander will look like. What is shaping up here is exactly what everyone should have anticipated: Yet another act in the unending farce that is the DC Swamp Kabuki Theater. We already know the outcome – there will not be nearly enough votes to convict the former President of the fraudulent “incitement to insurrection”...
  • Ron DeSantis BLASTS Media and Big Tech Over Trump & Election Fraud Double Standard

    02/03/2021 12:44:27 PM PST · by euram · 16 replies
    Andrew Klavan Facebook ^ | Feb 3 2021 | video
    "You can whiz on my leg but don't tell me it's raining"
  • Ron DeSantis declares war on ‘big tech cartel’ Have Facebook and Twitter met their match in Florida’s Governor?

    02/03/2021 6:18:55 AM PST · by Red Badger · 16 replies ^ | February 2, 2021 | A.G. Gancarskion
    Flanked by legislators and Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez, Gov. Ron DeSantis declared war Tuesday on a “big tech cartel” that has played fast and loose with Florida’s “public square” for too long, and he issued a series of recommendations that seem destined for fast track legislation this year as the Transparency in Technology Act. “Today they may come after someone who looks like me. Tomorrow they may come after someone who looks like you,” DeSantis warned toward the end of long-form remarks decrying tech companies and vowing action. The Governor, addressing reporters at the State Capitol after Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting,...
  • Gov. Ron DeSantis takes aim at big tech companies, social media platforms

    02/02/2021 5:33:26 PM PST · by McGruff · 28 replies
    WPTV ^ | February 2, 2021 | Scott Sutton
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis held a news conference Tuesday to announce the support of legislation to protect social media users' privacy, saying "big tech has come to look more like big brother with each passing day." The governor said the legislation will seek a slew of changes that DeSantis says will protect privacy and censorship by social media platforms. He called out Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple and Amazon for being "nameless, faceless boards of censors." "Over the years, however, these platforms have changed from neutral platforms that provided Americans with the freedom to speak to enforcers of preferred narratives," DeSantis...
  • Videos: Biden Humiliated By Trump’s Florida Crowd

    01/20/2021 10:07:48 AM PST · by USA Conservative · 74 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 01.20.2020 | Alex Hall
    Donald Trump has vowed he will be “back in some form” after departing the White House for the final time as president. He told supporters as he prepared to fly to Florida that it had been “a great honor to be your president”. He is the first president to snub his successor’s inauguration since 1869 but did say: “I wish the new administration great luck and great success.” Joe Biden did take the oath a few moments ago in front of a small, socially distanced audience. Images below: Video below: LinkFor example, this was Trump’s crowd at his 2017 inauguration:...
  • Florida's New Assault Weapons Ban Bill Explained: Its Bad!

    01/17/2021 11:24:31 AM PST · by ShadowAce · 23 replies
    Youtube ^ | 14 January 2021 | Guns & Gadgets
    Florida's New Assault Weapons Ban Bill Explained: Its Bad! Florida Assault Weapon Ban Bill: Florida Senate President: King Farmer: Tallahassee Office 228 Senate Building 404 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100 (850) 487-5034 Senate VOIP: 5034 YOUR Florida Legislators: CHANNEL:
  • Florida college to fire professor accused of ‘racist’ tweets

    01/17/2021 6:52:37 AM PST · by Zhang Fei · 30 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 14, 2021 | 1:08pm | Joshua Rhett Miller
    A Florida college is seeking to fire a professor whose controversial tweets — including one claiming “black privilege is real” – led to widespread calls for his termination as protests raged in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death. An investigation by the University of Central Florida determined that associate psychology professor Charles Negy created a “hostile” classroom environment and tried to deter students from filing complaints, the Orlando Sentinel reported. The probe also found that Negy didn’t report a student’s claim that she was sexually assaulted by one of his teaching assistants and gave false information during the investigation, which...
  • DeSantis activates National Guard to protect Florida Capitol

    01/16/2021 2:20:11 AM PST · by hank ernade · 54 replies ^ | Jan.16,2021 | Roy Ramos, Ross Palombo
    FBI Special Agents arrested Daniel Alan Baker, 33, over an alleged plot to rally like-minded individuals to violently confront protesters on Sunday at the Florida Capitol. Baker claimed to have fought in Syria against ISIS and the Turkish government, according to a federal complaint.
  • Ron DeSantis for the win! — Florida to divest all state funds from Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google…

    01/12/2021 4:51:15 PM PST · by dragnet2 · 69 replies
    Florida to divest all state funds from Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google!
  • Horowitz: With no lockdown or mask mandate, Florida has roughly same hospitalization level as 2018 flu season

    01/06/2021 9:21:32 AM PST · by george76 · 29 replies
    Blaze ^ | JANUARY 05, 2021 | DANIEL HOROWITZ
    The entire pretext for shutting down our liberties is built upon misinformation.. We are being told that our liberties must be suspended in order to keep hospitals from reaching apocalyptic levels. But what if those levels are just above normal and not anywhere near apocalyptic levels? And what if these lockdown measures do nothing to keep the levels down anyway? Well, if there is anywhere we can cross-check this hypothesis, it would be in Florida, where there is no lockdown or mask mandate. In fact, people are flocking there from out of state to enjoy vacations and host conferences and...
  • Rep. Matt Gaetz: "We're not going back to the Bush's and the Cheney's ... I'm a Donald Trump Republican"

    01/03/2021 8:20:34 PM PST · by RandFan
    Rep. Matt Gaetz; ^ | Jan 3 | Rep. Matt Gaetz
    @ColumbiaBugle Congressman @mattgaetz: "We aren't going back to the old Republican party. We're not going back to losing politely with @MittRomney. We are not going back to the Bush's & the Cheney's. This is @realDonaldTrump's Party. I'm a Donald Trump Republican." Video...
  • Rep. Matt Gaetz: "We're not going back to the Bush's and the Cheney's ... I'm a Donald Trump Republican"

    01/03/2021 8:20:34 PM PST · by RandFan · 24 replies
    Rep. Matt Gaetz; ^ | Jan 3 | Rep. Matt Gaetz
    @ColumbiaBugle Congressman @mattgaetz: "We aren't going back to the old Republican party. We're not going back to losing politely with @MittRomney. We are not going back to the Bush's & the Cheney's. This is @realDonaldTrump's Party. I'm a Donald Trump Republican." Video...
  • Florida Woman Accused of Shooting Officer Serving Warrant

    01/02/2021 4:26:53 AM PST · by marktwain · 36 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 29 December, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    On 28 September 2020, a warrant was served in Jacksonville Florida, just before 8 a.m. The warrant was not a no-knock warrant. There is evidence the officers serving the warrant attempted to announce themselves with loudspeakers and by knocking. The warrant was served by a Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) team and the DEA. When they did not get an answer, they started to break in. They were not wearing body cameras. Diamonds Ford started shooting at them. She hit one officer in his vest, which saved him from a bullet wound. She called 911 and told the operator her...