Allen West's entire four years in Washington were essentially a giant performance art piece aimed at Fox News viewers. The Republican rep would bluster at a Muslim constituent that "you attacked us," or claim that 80 sitting Democrats in Congress are secret communists or blabber about gays "breaking ... More >>
A Florida Republican volunteer has been caught on tape calling up senior citizen voters on behalf of Mitt Romney and telling them that President Barack Obama is a secret muslim who wants to take away their Medicare. The woman was making the call on behalf of the Clay County GOP, but the local party ... More >>
Crystal Rusaw, a New Port Richey woman, decided to leave her three young kids, all under the age of four, home alone while she snuck over to her neighbor's house for a bit of sex. The kids however decided they didn't want to wait around and went for a stroll and almost ended up walking along the hig ... More >>
See also "Obamacare Is American As Apple Pie and Free Speech" and "Obamacare Ruled Constitutional by Supreme Court; Sorry, Pam Bondi."This is nothing even close to Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) erupting into shrieks of joy upon learning of false reports that the individual mandate of the Affordable Car ... More >>
A new poll, commissioned by Fox News Latino, suggests that whichever Republican candidate emerges as the presidential nominee has very little hope of capturing the Hispanic vote. Seventy-three percent of Latino voters say they approve of Obama's job performance, and in head-to-head match ups ... More >>
What a difference four years make. Back in 2008, Charlie Crist played a crucial in the Republican primary by working to deliver Florida to John McCain. Now, in 2012, he's so fed up with shenanigans of this Primary season that according to Politico the now independent says he might just end up vot ... More >>
The first poll of Florida voters taken after Herman Cain's surprise win in the Florida Presidency 5 straw poll is out, and combined with his crazy straw loss and fumbling performances in two debates Texas Gov. Rick Perry's campaign seems to have hit a snag in the state. He's fallen to a distant t ... More >>
So, Marco Rubio is going around calling America "weakened." He blames it on Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare. Well, MSNBC host Ed Schultz takes exception to the claim, and ripped Rubio in a 16-minute segment aired last Friday."Rubio is stupid, he doesn't even know he's offensive," says Schu ... More >>
Rick Sanchez emerges from a meeting with Mega TV execsLast month, we reported on smoldering rumors that legendarily loquacious news anchor and fallen Hispanic hero Rick Sanchez was joining local Spanish-language channel Mega TV. Those rumors burst into flame days later when he revealed he would a ... More >>
Chef Michelle Bernstein fileted and prepared lionfish for the cameras of Good Morning America as part of a segment about the spread of the invasive species in Florida waters that airs tomorrow Wednesday. Lionfish is a colorful predatory fish native to Indo-Pacific waters that has been s ... More >>
Last time Sen. John Cornyn, head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, tried to recruit someone from Florida to run for U.S. Senate, he chose Charlie Crist, and we all know that didn't work out so well. Now, for 2012, he's going after another Republican with possible cross-pa ... More >>
Former-Governor Charlie Crist This morning was the first morning in four years when Floridians woke up to someone other than Charlie Crist as our governor. Florida's favorite flip-flopper passed up what would likely be an easy re-election for his doomed independent senate bid, and now he's out of ... More >>
For reasons no one quite understands, Fox News continues to air Red Eye, a somewhat satirical talk show, at 3 o'clock in the morning every day. Monday night host Greg Gutfield welcomed members of beloved Miami-based metal band Torche, and had a bit of a surprise for them. Apparently former Republ ... 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 revisits the ongoing saga of suspended Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones.Turns out Michelle Spence-Jones was telli ... More >>
Anytime people find themselves, or are believed to have found themselves, in awkward positions, cable news is there. MSNBC broadcast live images of two passengers stuck on a thrill ride at the Miami-Dade County Fair.The call came in to authorities that the pair was trapped around 1:54 p.m., two h ... More >>
If there was any doubt that Florida's Republican primary has become one of the marquee elections of 2010, it ought to be eliminated as Charlie Crist and Marco Rubio are now likely to face off in not one, but two nationally televised debates.The Buzz reports that not only has Crist agreed to face ... More >>
Next week CBS and its Super Bowl crew will invadeMiami and they're bringing their news shows along, and it's a homecoming of sorts for two of the eye network's biggest stars. The shows will also bring live performances to South Beach from Gloria Estefan, Justin Bieber and Wynnona Judd and Wyclef ... More >>
Just before midnight, the Pollo Tropical is empty, except for a couple of teenagers pointing toward the window and smirking. They've spotted a peculiar-looking 38-year-old who's crouching behind a bush outside in the darkness. He's clad in a Sesame Street T-shirt and a gold chain necklace, and his o ... More >>
photo by Ian WitlenTo view a slideshow of photos from the event, click here.CP Rocks Presents: Can I Say-Sunday II With Tongues of the Heartworm and AnchormanCinema Paradiso, Fort LauderdaleSunday, August 30, 2009Better Than: An hour-long sermon The Review:This past Sunday marked the second insta ... More >>
To read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here. Last Sunday I went to the Cinema Paradiso record swap that was put on by Mark Pollack of New Art School. Three local bands played: the first was No Class Action, the second was Band Number 12, and the third was the Shakers ... More >>
Kelly Craig has been on your TV set bringing you news for NBC6 (WTVJ) for nearly two decades, but reportedly she's been unceremoniously canned by the troubled station. SFLTV also reports WTVJ let go reporter Joe Carter and its only female sports anchor, Andrea Brody. Their bios h ... More >>
As you're probably aware Dr. George Tiller, the medical director of a Wichita, Kansas clinic that provided late-term abortions, was killed this weekend while attending a church ceremony. Scott Roeder, a far-right anti-tax nut with a history of mental illness and a taste for the fire and brimsto ... More >>
A former cult member crashed the UM rally.
He climbed. He saw. He hasn't yet conquered the mystery of his missing brother.
The BBC's man in Miami says the war for public opinion is as intense as the war for Baghdad
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Letters from the issue of June 8, 2000
And auto repair, and the occasional nephew. . . An edifying look at Miami City Commission candidates' financial statements
A young Larry King. A racist white enclave called Liberty City. A homophobic Anita Bryant taken seriously. South Florida's past is present at the Louis Wolfson II Media History Center.
Tropical paradise or violent hellhole? If you ask the wizards selected to design the city's publicity campaign, the answer is as clear as a bright summer day.
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