In February 2011 near Homestead, a Department of Transportation worker discovered an alligator with a man's body in its mouth, thrashing him back and forth. It didn't turn out to be a case of a man going for a swim in the wrong pond. After investigating, authorities determined the man had been ... More >>
Perhaps Rick Scott's biggest action during his first 100 days in office was the killing of Florida's federally-funded high speed rail project. It would have revolutionized our transit system and had an effect on the economy like no other project in recent Florida history. So, you would have hoped ... More >>
Kilbride's Facebook pictures shows him posing with Gov. Rick Scott.How far does the stench of corruption seep into Florida politics? Apparently, all the way down to the public university student government level.Impeachment papers have been filed against University of Central Florida Student Gove ... More >>
The City of Miami is suing Florida over keeping sex offender under the Julia Tuttle Causeway, but the Department of Transportation said the suit should have been filed on their home turf in Leon County. A judge ruled today that the lawsuit can continue in Miami-Dade. The city is alleging t ... More >>
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson withdrew from his commerce secretary appointment over the weekend owing to allegations that a company which donated to his presidential run was unfairly awarded a hefty state contract. Damn you, Rod Blagojevich, you've gone and made everyone extrasensitive about pol ... More >>
Not only did Barack Obama pass over Manny Diaz as secretary of HUD, but also he is widely expected to name Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion as head of his newly created Office of Urban Policy, another position Diaz was considered in the running for. But with the nasty habit our most powerful l ... More >>
Chuck Todd of MSNBC just broke news that Mayor Manny Diaz is being vetted for the cabinet positions as head of Housing and Urban Development or the Department of Transportation. The role at HUD is the most likely appointment.
Riptide first speculatedlast week on Diaz's chances for the HUD positi ... More >>