It has been pretty well documented recently that, during slavery and into the 20th century, black babies were used as alligator bait in North and Central Florida. A guy in Sanford, near Orlando, told this story to a researcher. He said he had heard it from his grandfather. The slaves who had bab ... More >>
After 29 years of questionable first-round draft picks, the Miami Dolphins picked up Texas A&M Quarterback Ryan Tannehill at yesterday's NFL Draft. For fans and players alike, the day should've been a celebration, a glimmer of hope that the Dolphins' upcoming season wouldn't end miserably. ... More >>
A couple of Florida's GOP congressmen, lead by first term Rep. Sandy Adams, read some crazy conspiracy theories on the Internet about how Obama was going to enslave us all into military conscription and forced labor, and decided to file an actual resolution about it. Obviously Allen West is involved ... More >>
ThrasherTea Baggers have long been complaining about soon-to-be-former RPOF Chair Jim Greer, but the Republican establishment didn't get serious about showing Greer the door until a bunch of deep pocketed donors flaunted an open letter that it was time for a change in leadership.That hasn't stopp ... More >>
via "Adam Guillette was raised to believe in limited government. When other parents were telling their children stories of Hansel and Gretel, Adam's father would tell him stories about the great achievements of Reagan and Churchill."I am not kidding -- that is the first paragraph of Mr. Guillet ... More >>
Charlie Crist made some GOP eyes roll on Meet The Press this weekend when he declined to identify a national leader of the Republican Party. Instead he said that the people should lead the party, and that Obama is our only national leader. He's right. We wish some other Republicans would get the mem ... More >>
We imagine running the GOP looks exactly like this anyway: wearing a wizard's hat while leading a bunch of racially insensitive white people with children's brains. The Republican Party has become more or less a parody of itself. Chip Saltsman is running to chair that sinking ship, and as part of h ... More >>
Truth time: setting straight all the lies and misleading logic used in last night's debate. [Washington Times] Wachovia is selling itself to Wells Fargo. It seems like I don't need to make that bank run after all. [NY Times] There are all these nasty, nasty rumors (on the Internets? Yes, on the Inte ... More >>
Image from Archie McPhee via Buuuuurrrrning Hot The Cold War may have ended in the early '90s, but the relationship between Washington and Moscow remains strained. Russia's recent invasion of Georgia only made things worse. It's not quite another Cold War, but -- fittingly -- acolytes of Richard ... More >>
Does Barack Obama embroider his own history for political effect?
An Aventura minister pumps testosterone into the faith
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Well-traveled activist says Miami cops tormented her
They're calling the Asian snakehead "the Frankenfish"
Why is "airport security" such a maddeningly frustrating oxymoron?
Where can terrorists find safe harbor? If you're of the Cuban exile variety, right here.
The disastrous demise of Techworld raises questions about how we should navigate the uncharted waters of private-public education
A much ballyhooed petition supporting a commercial airport in Homestead appears to be a sham
Before heading off to Washington for confirmation as Secretary of the Air Force, State Sen. Daryl Jones got involved in one last bond deal. The money was very good, but the backwash could be very bad.
TV Marti's limp blimp sets sail once again for the halls of Congress
Who's watching TV Marti? No one. Who's paying for TV Marti? We are. At least for another few months.
Former Miami airline executive Ricardo Samitier, Sr. (not his penis-enlarging son, Ricardo, Jr.) was the would-be mad bomber who rattled the Washington Post
The Rev. Clennon King is unique. Period.
The Space Shuttle Is Still a Death Machine, Warns Engineer Ali AbuTaha
When Richard Griffin, of Public Enemy fame, was interviewed on May 9, 1989, he was quoted as saying, among other things, that "Jews have a grip on America" and that they "have a history of killing black men"