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So a guy buys a pellet gun at a pawn shop, is walking home with his unloaded purchase and gets gunned down by cops because of frightened 911 callers. Now his killer, who received a commendation ...
by annieli
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun May 31, 2015 at 02:37 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Standing your ground Now, on a previous trip to the Orlando swamp to see my great-aunt Flora, I came across a peculiar sight. There it was, unfolding right in front of me--I saw one of my ...
by Alligator Ed
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 09:36 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
While most Republicans think there is no role for government in job creation, some of our best Presidents have proven otherwise. FDR knew the importance of government when he created the New Deal ...
by GerryMyers
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 09:41 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
My heart goes out to the residents of the areas affected by tornadoes and flooding in Texas, Oklahoma, and Mexico. I have heard some heartbreaking stories of loss of lives and of destruction of ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 04:51 PM PDT with 111 Recommends
Justin Way in happier times Kaitlyn Christine Lyons arrived at her house to find her boyfriend drunk and distraught about losing his job and his sobriety. She called a non-emergency police number ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 155 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 08:29 AM PDT with 248 Recommends
This will not be well received by some at all. I am standing up for we liberals who are stuck with Rick Scott and Republican legislators. In all of the years I have been here I have never said ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 462 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 07:29 PM PDT with 200 Recommends
UPDATED 5/29 This intro focuses on a specific California solar program, then below the fold is information on an extraordinarily comprehensive and up-to-date dot-org website (run by N.C. State ...
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 06:40 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Florida's Senate President Andy Gardner ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 07:26 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
I've been paddling around the Kos pond for several days now. Quite friendly reception has been given me; thank you, fellow pond denizens. Well, in my travels, I happened to come across one of my ...
by Alligator Ed
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 06:55 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
The teaparty darling who hates all things Obama has allowed his hatred to go so far that he is parting with his core ideology. Florida's healthcare crisis is sinking us. Scott refuses to accept ...
by SemDem
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 04:14 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
The Obama administration has offered Florida Gov. Rick Scott a partial compromise in Scott'
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 07:44 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
    Daily Kos' own ObamaCare guru, Brainwrap, has recently highlighted the story of Luis Lang in a number of posts here , here , here , ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 04:32 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
Caesar: Who is it in the press that calls on me? I hear a tongue shriller than all the music Cry "Caesar!" Speak, Caesar is turn'd to hear. Soothsayer: Beware the ides of March. Caesar: What man ...
by lawsyl
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 10:18 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Valencia College now undergoing a probe of another sort. Students at Valencia College are suing, claiming they were forced to undergo transvaginal probes in ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 279 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 09:59 AM PDT with 258 Recommends
Sawgrass Lake is a wildlife refuge right in the middle of the city of St Petersburg FL. It is one of my favorite places to spend an afternoon, since it has a variety of wildlife and plants. Here are ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
This one is a doozy. http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/04/28/how-for-profit-prisons-have-become-the-biggest-lobby-no-one-is-talking-about/ "The demand for our facilities and ...
by intelink
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 11:19 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Florida is of course famous for its sandy sunny beaches. Most people assume that this sand comes from broken and crushed coral, and for a small portion of the state that is true. But for most of ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 43 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
Incumbent Democratic Mayor Alvin Brown (left) and his challenger, former RPOF Chairman Lenny Curry (right) Tuesday, May 19, is a big deal for Alvin Brown. Besides the fact that it's Hồ Chí Minh'...
by Tyler Yeargain
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 06:30 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
I'm writing to ask for help in a modest project. Some of you may have a laugh from time to time looking at the internet superhero 'Florida Man' feeds on twitter and reddit. I feel that between the ...
by cborgia
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 12:43 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Florida needs to prepare for a government shutdown, says Republican Gov. Rick Scott, because he and the Florida House continue to refuse the state Senate's budget solution of accepting Medicaid ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 117 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 10:32 AM PDT with 103 Recommends