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  • Dave Chappelle Snaps Selfie With Reps. Boebert and Luna: ‘Just Three People Who Understand There’s Only Two Genders’

    12/01/2023 7:45:45 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/01/2023 | SIMON KENT
    Reps. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) and Anna Paulina Luna (R-FL) were strolling the halls of Congress on Thursday when they spied a familiar face. So familiar in fact that comedian Dave Chappelle happily stopped and obliged his lawmaker admirers with a selfie. “Just three people who understand that there’s only two genders,” Boebert wrote on X, including a photo of her and Luna with the Chappelle’s Show star framed in the Capitol Rotunda.
  • Jack Smith asks DC Judge Boasberg To Decide What Trump Classified Doc Evidence to Show Florida Judge

    03/03/2024 4:58:06 AM PST · by CFW · 42 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 3/1/24 | Sundance
    If you ever needed a good point to highlight the nature of political Lawfare, this is a great example. Julie Kelly essentially notes that Special Prosecutor Jack Smith is asking DC Judge James Boasberg to decide what evidence should be given to Florida Judge Aileen Cannon. Julie Kelly – “It appears that records related to the grand jury proceedings in DC on the classified docs case remain under seal and have not been transmitted to Judge Cannon or defense. Recall that almost the entire investigation into the classified docs matter took place in Washington DC–not southern FLA even though it...
  • University of Florida Has Fired All of Its DEI Staff

    03/02/2024 8:53:34 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/02/2024 | John Sexton
    A little over a year ago Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a plan to get rid of DEI at Florida Universities. But the University of Florida pushed back a little on that. Last July, Christopher Rufo accused the school of doing its best to hide just how extensive DEI had become.DeSantis, a Republican, late last year told Florida's public universities to disclose all government funds spent toward programs, classes and other initiatives related to DEI and the teaching of critical race theory.In its official reply, the Gainesville-based University of Florida, which has roughly 8,000 academics and 60,000 students, said it runs...
  • Kaplan Poll: Gaetz Leads Florida Republican Pack in 2026 Governor's Race to Succeed DeSantis

    03/02/2024 7:00:22 PM PST · by chickenlips · 3 replies
    RedState ^ | March 2, 2024 | Neil W. McCabe
    The Republican congressman representing the Florida Panhandle leads the pack of potential GOP 2026 gubernatorial primary rivals, according to a newly released Kaplan Strategies poll of 1,151 likely Florida Republican voters. Advertisement “Matt Gaetz is in the early lead with the support of 16 percent of Republicans going into 2026,” said Doug Kaplan, the Florida-based pollster, who famously nailed the 2016 percentages between former first lady Hillary R. Clinton and New York City developer Donald J. Trump, when Kaplan was running polls for Gravis Marketing. Following Gaetz in the top three were Rep. Byron Donalds at 13 percent, and state...
  • Family seeks answers after Miami-Dade officers fatally shot grandfather on his own property FDLE continues to investigate fatal November shooting

    03/01/2024 10:43:20 PM PST · by xxqqzz · 21 replies
    local10 ^ | February 19, 2024 | Christina Vazquez
    MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A family is seeking answers after they said just days after Thanksgiving, Miami-Dade police shot and killed a grandfather of three young children. Loved ones say it happened while he was with his teenage son, trying to protect their property from intruders. “We were on our property, trying to protect our property because someone was trying to rob us,” said Osvaldo Cueli III, the victim’s son. “They are covering up my dad’s death,” added Gabriela Cueli, the victim’s daughter. They are siblings gripped by the trauma of seeing their father, Osvaldo Cueli, shot dead in their...
  • Developing: Judge Cannon Admonishes Special Counsel’s Prosecutor, Says Jack Smith’s Proposed July 8 Trial Date in Classified Docs Case “Unrealistic”

    03/01/2024 6:08:48 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 7 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | March 1, 2024 | Cristina Laila
    In a blow to Jack Smith, Judge Aileen Cannon on Friday said his proposed July 8 trial date in the classified documents case against Trump is “unrealistic.” ....Snip.... Friday’s hearing in Florida was about possibly moving the classified documents trial back until late summer. Special Counsel Jack Smith on Thursday proposed a new trial date for the classified documents case playing out in a federal court in Southern Florida. The classified documents trial was scheduled to begin on May 20, however, Jack Smith asked for the trial to begin on July 8 in a court filing on Thursday. This new...
  • UF eliminates diversity, equity and inclusion offices

    03/01/2024 11:14:40 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 22 replies
    UF fired 13 full-time diversity, equity and inclusion positions and ended 15 administrative appointments Friday. It also eliminated the office of the Chief Diversity Officer and ended DEI contracts with outside vendors, according to a Friday memo. The memo follows a 2023 Florida statute prohibiting the university from spending state or federal funds on DEI initiatives, which was approved by the Florida Board of Governors in its final form Jan. 24. he about $5 million that was previously allocated to DEI expenses will now fund faculty recruitment. The office’s website listed it had three employees including CDO Marsha McGriff, Farrah...
  • Ilhan Omar's secret trip to CUBA: Democratic 'Squad' member joins Pramila Jayapal on visit to the communist nation drawing criticism over trip to 'country that supports Russia'

    02/29/2024 6:25:07 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/28/2024 | Dominic Yeatman
    Mystery surrounds a secret trip by Squad members Ilhan Omar and Pramila Japayal to Communist Cuba that coincided with a visit by Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov. The two leaders of the Democrats progressive caucus sparked fury when details of last week's trip emerged with top Republicans accusing them of a Communist 'pilgrimage.' -snip- 'No surprise that the Hamas Caucus made a pilgrimage to Cuba last week to get a refresher course on communism to bring back to DC,' tweeted Florida Congressman Mike Waltz.
  • Local nonprofits get big donation from Casey DeSantis

    02/28/2024 6:54:23 PM PST · by conservative98 · 9 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2.28.24 | WINK
    In a WINK News exclusive, she announced a $60,000 dollar donation to several nonprofits
  • Is Casey DeSantis setting the stage to run for governor of Florida?

    02/28/2024 4:28:16 PM PST · by conservative98 · 25 replies
    Sylvester Stallone recently announced that he and his wife Jennifer Flavin had decided to permanently move from California to Palm Beach, Florida. As he addressed his three daughters in a scene on the reality show “The Family Stallone,” the iconic actor said: “After long, hard consideration, your mother and I have decided, time to move on and leave the state of California permanently, and we’re going to go to Florida.” The likely reasons involve three main factors: a change of scenery, a less crime-infested environment and a lowering of their state tax burden. Whatever the real motivations, what was of...
  • Rep. Wasserman Schultz calls for replacement of Florida's surgeon general over measles outbreak handling

    02/27/2024 8:58:14 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 29 replies
    ....Debbie Wasserman Schultz held a press conference on school safety measures Tuesday and called for the replacement of Florida's surgeon general -- as the measles outbreak in South Florida continues to expand. She called for the termination of Dr. Joseph Ladapo and for Governor DeSantis to replace him...
  • JUST IN: Hazmat Team Arrives to Don Jr.’s Florida Home After He Receives Letter Containing White Power and Death Threat

    02/26/2024 5:55:36 PM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 1 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | February 26, 2024 | Cristina Laila
    A hazmat team and firefighters arrived to Donald Trump Jr.’s Jupiter, Florida home after the former president’s son received a letter containing white powder and a written death threat. “It’s just become a little bit too commonplace that this sort of stuff happens,” Donald Trump Jr. told the Daily Caller. “Clearly, if this happened to a prominent Democrat it wouldn’t be tolerated and would drive news coverage for weeks. The media would blame all Republicans and force them to answer for it, But since it’s me, radical haters on the left will largely get a free pass and the media...
  • Florida refuses to bar unvaccinated students from school suffering a measles outbreak

    02/26/2024 5:44:14 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 37 replies
    Florida's controversial surgeon general is drawing criticism for his handling of an elementary school's measles outbreak... ...Dr. Joseph Ladapo, nationally known for his outspoken skepticism toward the COVID-19 vaccine, sent a letter this week to parents at Manatee Bay Elementary School near Fort Lauderdale after six students contracted... The letter notes that when a school has a measles outbreak, it is “normally recommended” that unvaccinated kept home for three weeks “because of the high likelihood” they will be infected. But the letter then says the state won't turn that recommendation into a mandate, at least for now. The Broward...
  • Nikki Haley supporters in Michigan want her to CONTINUE her campaign after 20-point loss in her home state so she can 'pick up the pieces' if Trump implodes: 'It's going to be hard for him to run for president from jail'

    02/26/2024 11:24:06 AM PST · by knighthawk · 74 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 26 2024 | GEOFF EARLE
    It had been almost exactly 24 hours since Nikki Haley lost to Donald Trump in her home state of South Carolina by a 60-40 margin, and supporters who packed a Michigan hotel ballroom encouraged her to continue the fight so she can capitalize on any calamities that befall the frontrunner. ‘I think maybe she’s there in case something happens – she can pick up the pieces,’ said Dale Morgan, a retired chiropractor who came to see Haley after voting for Trump in 2020.
  • Real estate investor to 'immediately discontinue' working in NYC over Trump verdict, eyeing Florida, Texas

    02/25/2024 10:35:22 PM PST · by Libloather · 30 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 2/21/24 | Kristen Altus
    Some nationwide real estate investors, like Cardone Capital’s Grant Cardone, have started telling their teams to pack their bags and leave New York after the verdict in former President Trump’s fraud trial. "We thought this year was the opportunity to come into Chicago, California and New York City. I've been waiting for 40 years now to invest in that marketplace. I was completely confident this was the year to come," Cardone told Steve Doocy on "FOX & Friends" on Wednesday. "And when that ruling happened, it was like, pencils down. Don't touch it. Don't go there." The business leader gained...
  • Sylvester Stallone latest to leave California for Florida

    02/23/2024 10:08:40 PM PST · by libh8er · 41 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2.22.2024 | Jenny Goldsberry
    Actor Sylvester Stallone will be moving to Florida after decades of living in California with his wife, Jennifer Flavin Stallone. The pair made the announcement during the second season premiere of their reality television program The Family Stallone on Wednesday. After 25 years of marriage and three daughters, the Stallones nearly divorced in 2022 but have since reconciled and continued living together after their daughters all moved out. “It’s an empty nest. I need to change it up,” Jennifer Flavin Stallone, 55, explained during the episode. “We have a lot of roots in California, so it’s not an easy transition...
  • ‘God Heard Our Prayers!’: Hundreds Baptized in Florida Party School’s Fountain (Video)

    02/23/2024 5:41:17 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/20/2024 | Amy Furr
    Hundreds of college students at one of the largest party schools in America, Florida State University (FSU), dedicated their lives to God on Thursday.Christian author Jennie Allen shared news of the event on her social media pages. Photos and videos show the large group of young people gathered at Wescott Fountain on the school’s campus in Tallahassee, the Stream reported Saturday.“God keeps doing it!! They confessed their sin. They came forward in droves tonight to trust Jesus. We baptized hundreds in a fountain usually used for partying and worse. And it’s all just the beginning,” Allen wrote in a post...
  • DeSantis hires back Pushaw as he reassembles Florida government team (hires neverbackdown staff for Florida)

    02/21/2024 12:08:19 PM PST · by backpacker_c · 36 replies
    yahoo news ^ | Feb 20, 2024 | Ana Ceballos
    Christina Pushaw, will be serving as a senior analyst for the governor earning an annual salary of $155,000. Bryan Griffin, is back serving as the governor’s communications director earning $160,000, records show. And last month, James Uthmeier, who worked as the campaign manager for DeSantis’ failed bid for president, returned to his role of chief of staff. His annual salary is roughly $196,000.
  • Broward prosecutors drop charges against Ukrainian family accused of anti-gay attack

    02/21/2024 2:55:18 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 12 replies
    WPLG ^ | 2/20/2024 | Rosh Lowe
    Prosecutors in Broward County have dropped charges against a Ukrainian refugee family accused of an anti-gay hate crime in 2022. Five members of the Makarenko family had been implicated in the alleged homophobic beating in Pompano Beach. Authorities...
  • Florida Bill Could Help Left-Wing Groups Sue Conservative Media Into Oblivion

    02/21/2024 7:56:06 AM PST · by Twotone · 15 replies
    The Federalist ^ | February 20, 2024 | Samuel Mangold-Lenett
    Proposed Florida defamation legislation would make it easier for leftwing lawyers to sue conservative media into oblivion. It could also prevent vital anonymous sources from coming forward with information. If passed, HB 757, reports the Tallahassee Democrat, will “creat[e] a presumption that anyone publishing a false statement that relied on an anonymous source, acted with ‘actual malice,’ a key legal hurdle for public figures to win defamation lawsuits.” At the time of publication, the House bill’s sponsor, Pensacola Republican Rep. Alex Andrade, had not returned The Federalist’s request for comment. Actual malice is a legal hurdle public figures must over...