Edward M. Kennedy

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Marco Rubio Nearly Dropped Out Of Senate Race Until Charlie Crist Pissed Him Off

    Early in his surprise Senate run against Charlie Crist, Marco Rubio was being badly out-raised and was this close to dropping out to run for attorney general. Then Crist made a strategic error: He really pissed off Rubio. After Crist's campaign leaked rumors that Rubio was soon to drop out of the ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Ted Nugent to Male CBS Reporter: "I'll Suck Your Dick"

    Yes, Ted Nugent may be "repulsed at the concept of man-on-man sex." But Uncle Ted offered to blow a male CBS reporter in return for a favor. "I'm an extremely loving and passionate man, and people who investigate me honestly, without the baggage of political correctness, ascertain the conclusion t ... More >>

  • News

    April 19, 2012
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    March 22, 2010

    Marco Rubio Launches "Petition" to Repeal Health Care

    ​Marco Rubio's stunning gains against Charlie Crist in the Republican Senate primary largely stems from the Tea Party movement, whose main focus over the past year has been to defeat the Democrat's health-care reform efforts. Well, it passed yesterday, so what's a politician like Rubio to do? Well ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Democrat Maurice Ferre Doesn't Back Democrat Health Plan One Day After Democrat Loss

    ​Former Mayor of Miami Maurice Ferre, who somehow thinks he is running for US Senate even though he is trailing in the primary race for the party that is trailing in the general election race, has announced that he doesn't support the Democratic healthcare plan.  "It is a special-interest pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Bill Nelson Is America's Most Googled Living Senator, Somehow

    ​Out of all the senators who served in Congress this year, our Bill Nelson was the second most Googled senator, according to the New York Times. He came in, understandably, just after the late Ted Kennedy. This means Nelson is America's most Googled serving senator.  No one is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    Ted Kennedy: A South Florida (Not So) Elegy

    ​Okay, I acknowledge Ted Kennedy did great things in the US Senate. He was a leader and a charmer.Health care would probably be done by now if he hadn't suffered, then died last night, from a brain tumor. But, like everybody else, he showed his dirty side down here in the subtropics. Back in 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2009

    United States Will Officially Have It's First Hispanic Justice

    Sonia Sotomayor was confirmed by the Senate today. No big surprise there. Every member of the Democratic caucus, save for Ted Kennedy who remains ill and could not attend, voted for Sotomayor. That would include, of course, Bill Nelson.While only nine republicans offered their "yays," including ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    How to Properly Name-Drop a Canine

    In business and politics, it's all about who you know. And connections are connections -- even if the power player in your Rolodex likes the taste of his own feces.Yesterday morning, Riptide experienced a first: In a post-interview chat with a prominent Miami businessman and former city politician w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    New Poll: 9% of Southerners Find Bernie Madoff Favorable

    This week poll magicians were out in full force collectively interrupting Americans' family dinners with long surveys. Both CBS and the Daily Kos have interesting polls out where we learn surprising things (Hillary Clinton has better approval ratings than Michelle Obama) and not so surprising things ... More >>

  • News

    October 30, 2008

    Why Can't Barack Obama Speak English?

    Um, because that's not him.

  • News

    September 20, 2007

    Pay off Your Loans

    Gabe Pendas wants to save college kids a bundle. And this brawler might just do it.

  • News

    March 30, 2006

    The Terrorist Who Wasn't

    Hollywood's Manny Ebaid struggles to rebound after the War on Terror made him collateral damage

  • News

    January 20, 2005

    The Camelot Legacy

    He may live in Miami Beach for now, but Anthony Kennedy Shriver has his eye on Tallahassee

  • Music

    April 5, 2001

    Sarah Vaughan

    Sarah Vaughan

  • Culture

    July 8, 1999
  • News

    February 20, 1997

    They Owe It All to Odio

    Miami's infamous ex-city manager hired more than 100 staffers entirely at his own discretion. Guess who's paying them.

  • News

    June 6, 1996


    Friends (and Money) in High Places

  • News

    July 20, 1995

    The Thrill of the Hunt

    Carlos Herrera leaped up from Hialeah, took aim, and got himself a beauty: Homestead Air Force Base

  • News

    August 10, 1994

    Road Show

    Want to know more about Jeb Bush? The machinations of Florida's Republican party? Vomiting? Get on the bus.

  • News

    May 18, 1994

    The Man and the Microphone

    In the turbulent and often virulent world of Spanish-language radio, two things are certain: Fidel will be the debate, and Tomas Garcia Fuste will prevail

  • News

    May 5, 1993

    Inside Little Haiti

    From an island in the sea to an island in the heart of Miami

  • News

    January 27, 1993

    Pistol Packin' Politicos

    It's a fair bet that your favorite Dade big shot is a sure shot, too

  • News

    August 26, 1992
  • News

    May 20, 1992
  • Music

    February 26, 1992