J.C. Planas

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    State Stem Cell Funding Ban Upheld

    Last month President Obama repealed the ban on federal funding on stem cell research, but that doesn't necessarily open the door to state funding. Yesterday, the state house voted to keep language in a bill that would bar universities from using state money for embryonic stem cell research 68-46. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    'Apprentice' Reject Raking Up Campaign Cash

    Naked Politics reports that out of all candidates for the state house, Jose "Pepi" Diaz has raised the most money so far. Which is not only shocking because Diaz is not an incumbent, but also because he's a reality TV show wash out. Diaz appeared on Season 5 of Donald Trump's The Apprentice, and aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Sorry, Pervs, Looking up Skirts Will Soon Be Illegal

    In 2007, a Pensacola man decided to have a perv-y day and look up ladies' skirts at a Barnes & Noble. He got caught, but when the case went to court, he got off because Florida laws didn't specifically outlaw voyeurism in public spaces. It's only illegal in places where people can expect a reaso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    No One Wants To Watch Politicians Sing On YouTube, Let Alone Talk Politics

    Here is one of our local state House members, Republican J.C. Planas, belting out "Walking in Memphis" at Disney's new American Idol attraction, as first seen on Naked Politics about a week ago. So far it only has 898 views. Which by YouTube standards is paltry, but by politician standards is down ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Florida Lawmakers Argue over Novelty Lighters Ban

    In case you haven't noticed, we're in the middle of some serious stuff right now, politically speaking. Oh, you know, greatest economic downturn since the Great Depression, underfunded schools, a failing health-care system -- that kind of stuff. Which is why we're just so glad the Florida House spen ... More >>

  • News

    April 22, 2004

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