Miami Mayor Manny Diaz's time as head of the U.S. Conference of Mayors has come to an end, and usually the sitting American president sends administration officials to the conference -- this year held in Providence, Rhode Island -- but the Obama administration pulled out. The reason: Providence May ... More >>
We all know Miami Police Chief John Timoney likes to get out of town every chance he gets, so he couldn't pass up the opportunity to meet Vice President Joe Biden and talk up President Obama's Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor. "She's done all right for herself. She's the quintessential America ... More >>
We all know Miami Police Chief John Timoney likes to get out of town every chance he gets, so he couldn't pass up a chance to meet Vice President Joe Biden and talk up President Obama's Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor. "She's done all right for herself. She's the quintessential American s ... More >>
via The White HouseCertain wingnuts think President Obama was born in Africa? Have they ever thought he might actually be European? First he tries and brings small bits of "socialism" that have been hall mark of many healthy, European democracies for decade, then he tries to shove soccer down our th ... More >>
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 >>
2016 so, so far away. We're not even sure if human civilization as we know it will exist then, but it's never too soon to make outlandish presidential predictions. We're dreaming of a Crist vs. Clinton matchup. At this point, I don't see a Crist 2012 run as a reality. He's unpopular among ... More >>
When Barack Obama announced Joe Biden as his running mate, America responded with a resounding, "oh, ok." He's an experience, competent guy, don't get us wrong. And by all accounts he made some serious contributions to getting the cabinet together, but it seems that Mr. Biden has returned the Vice P ... More >>
The years coinciding with George W. Bush's Presidency were sort of like a 1-15 season for America. We got our asses handed to us repeatedly by teams like the Wall Street Crashers, the Saudi Oilers, the Heartland Morality Police, the Gulf Coast Hurricanes, the Main Street Mortgage Meltdowns, the Detr ... More >>
You've got to give Tricky Dick some credit. The man sticks to his guns (even when they're clearly shooting someone in the face).Amid the Bushie farewell tour over the past week, Cheney has time and again stuck up for his administration's use of, ahem, "questionable" tactics in treating prisoners at ... More >>
We were so very, very angry when former Miami Herald county reporter Matt Pinzur took a $115,000-per-year job as a special assistant to county manager George Burgess. So, if only out of consistency, we should be very, very angry that former Time magazine's Washington bureau chief Jay Carney ditched ... More >>
Katherine Cue, of course, isn't the only recent controversial appointment to an elected office. Yesterday, Delaware's Governor announced that she would appoint Vice President-elect Joe Biden's chief of staff Edward Kaufman to his soon to be vacated senate seat. The Governors of Illinois and p ... More >>
Coral Gables' Miracle Theatre dusts off a myth.
Put away those glow sticks -- rave culture needs electro-shock therapy
Why would a man sullied by Iran-contra and illegal propaganda campaigns be a Bush nominee? Good question.
It alters perceptions and skews the ability to tell right from wrong. Ultimately, it results in a dysfunctional society. But it's not a drug. It's the War on Drugs.