Has President Barack Obama caught the absentee ballot fever that has corrupted Florida's electoral system? Yesterday, the Tampa Bay Tribune reported Barry's reelection campaign is launching an "unprecedented program to encourage supporters to vote by absentee ballot right away." Elections offices ac ... More >>
Given Florida's swing state importance, large population and Southern-but-not-quite status, you'd think that someone from this state would have been on a national presidential ticket by now, at least as a running mate.The media is currently rife with speculation that Senator Marco Rubio could be Mit ... More >>
Dubstep is officially one of those genres that started out as one thing, ended up another, and now nobody can tell if music (as a whole) is even good. Maybe it's great? But it's probably terrible. With Skrillex's pop canonization by the Grammys, there isn't a lone old-timey basshead who hasn't y ... More >>
Before Al Gore gave birth to the Internet, sex-crazed men frantically flipped through pages upon pages of Sears catalogs, lingerie ads, or Better Homes and Gardens in hopes of finding just the right images so they could spank the monkey, flog the dolphin, or shake the South Pole. Then God invent ... More >>
Ten years ago this past June 28, Elian Gonzalez was returned to his father in Cuba and Alex Penelas' rising political star imploded. Miami-Dade's then-county mayor dug his own grave in 2000. Sure he won a second term as mayor, but he double crossed Al Gore during the presidential election and the ... More >>
Who loves summer time? I know I do. Sure, it's hotter than hell in SoFla these days (next time they'll listen to you, Al Gore), and with a humidity index of, like, 975, opening the front door is practically like taking a shower, only in your own sweat. But it's that wonderful, magical time of yea ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke discusses Al Gore's sex scandal and his pending divorce from wife Tipper.I want to congratulate former Vice President ... More >>
Photo by AFP/GETTYThis could possibly be the weirdest sex scandal ever released. As you may have heard, according to the Washington Post, a police report has just been found which lists Al Gore (yes, that Al Gore) as the suspect in a complaint reporting unwanted sexual contact.Apparently, the for ... More >>
Photo by Kaitlin RobinsonEvery You isn't just taking this fundraising thing sitting downFor the uninitiated, Kickstarter.com is one of the smartest ideas for a website since Al Gore invented the Internet. Its goal would probably appeal to our former Vice President: helping creative people get the ... More >>
Al Gore, inventor of the Internet, founded Current TV. You might have heard of it, considering two journalists affiliated with the channel were held captive in North Korea until Gore's old boss Bill Clinton went to save them.So sometimes the channel is home to important, hard-hitting global journali ... More >>
via Ybor City Stogie Yeah it's all insider baseball type stuff that most voters don't care about, but I am pretty sure Floridians didn't elect Bill Nelson on a platform of Save our Liebermans. After the weird psychodrama that has been Joe Lieberman's political life of the past few years (lossing a ... More >>
Get off your butt, you lazy environmentalists!
And mama needs a massage, stat!
Meet a master documentarian
Cause good planets are hard to find
Even horny horse whisperers get off in Sundance docs
Al Gore takes on the other imminent threat to America
The ex-vice prez sure can talk. Who knew?
Letters from the Issue of July 21, 2005
Quit bitchin', it's finished
Ralph Nader looks at Florida and sees a decadent Democratic Party
From the issue of July 19, 2001
TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched
My big adventure inside the counting room
From the issue of November 30, 2000
Guess who's coming to vote? Guess again.
From the issue of November 23, 2000
On one side are politicians and influential business interests. On the other are environmentalists and some very wealthy private citizens. In the middle is Homestead Air Force Base. Dead ahead: An explosive confrontation.
Alex Penelas has gone AWOL, and the Democratic Party faithful are furious
Three scenes from a botched election
The Green Party stumbles toward election day
He billed himself as a reformer, but a close look at Alex Penelas's record reveals a politician more in tune with ambition than innovation
Miami-Dade's Democratic Party is a shambles. Blame Joe Geller, candidate and chairman.
A .22-Caliber Mayor with .357-Magnum Ambitions
One of South Florida's oldest families is nearing a come-from-behind victory in the battle for the Homestead Air Base
The race to develop Homestead Air Force Base could soon hit a major snag. It's called Mother Nature.