David Simmons

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Eric Holder Slams Stand Your Ground Law, Al Sharpton Pledges Florida Fight

    If the Stevie Wonder boycott and the thousands signing MoveOn petitions didn't convince lawmakers they were going to face serious pressure to repeal the Stand Your Ground law after George Zimmerman's acquittal, last night's NAACP convention finale should do the trick. First U.S. Attorney General Er ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    The Florida Senate Did the Harlem Shake; It Did Not Go Well

    OK, meme over. The Harlem Shake officially died yesterday in the Florida Senate.Yes, our legislators took on the popular meme, but not everything went well. Apparently, Republican Sen. David Simmons decided not to partake and got yelled at by a colleague who shouted, "C'mon, Simmons! For God's sake, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Florida Lawmakers Seeking Millions to Lure Back Major League Soccer

    While the Miami Dolphins are asking for millions in state money to help upgrade Sun Life Stadium, some lawmakers are focusing on sports teams that don't even exist yet.A state Senate panel today approved a bill that would grant $2 million a year in order to build new soccer stadiums to lure Major Le ... More >>

  • News

    June 29, 1995

    No Comment, Part 2

    Finally, some well-chosen words about Metro-Dade Police Sgt. David Simmons' s incomprehensible transfer

  • News

    April 27, 1995

    No Comment

    Metro-Dade officials wouldn't let grudges and ego get in the way of exemplary police work, would they?

  • News

    April 7, 1993

    The Case from Hell Part 5

    The most notorious child-custody battle in memory heads for its bitter end