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She takes her kids out of public schools because of the experience of her 3rd grader with the new infusion of Common Core into the curriculum. She has been involved in the education of all of her 5 ...
by floridagal
Comment Count 165 comments on Sat Jul 05, 2014 at 03:40 PM PDT with 241 Recommends
Seminole County Judge Fred Schott orders no contact with Samantha Scheibe and no weapons while out on bond: George Zimmerman was ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 69 comments on Tue Nov 19, 2013 at 10:24 AM PST with 32 Recommends
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 75 comments on Wed Dec 11, 2013 at 01:22 PM PST with 24 Recommends
The county I live in here in Central Florida is funny (Seminole County). So funny that every now and again I share a local story that I report on in my blog here on DailyKos. This is one such time..
by SemDem
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri Apr 25, 2008 at 04:33 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
I think there is a definite place in education for online classes. I do not think there is a place for such a misuse and abuse of taxpayer money. K12 leaders appear to be squirming and trying to ...
by floridagal
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Sep 11, 2012 at 08:51 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
A lot could be said about the first week of jury selection in the George Zimmerman trial, but I will spare you most of the somewhat boring and quite tedious details. I must tell you that it's an ...
by Marinade Dave
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 04:10 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
When I was 23-years-old, I was arrested and charged with possession of a CDS and for being drunk and disorderly. I was with a good friend, who was also charged. CDS stands for Controlled Dangerous ...
by Marinade Dave
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri May 24, 2013 at 10:17 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
To say that Don West is less than brilliant would be a mistake. He's an extremely intelligent defense attorney and is highly regarded in the Central Florida area, but yesterday's opening statement ...
by Marinade Dave
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jun 25, 2013 at 07:07 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
The Prince and the Pea In his ORDER SETTING BAIL on July 5, 2012, Judge Kenneth Lester made several stipulations clear about what attorney Mark O'Mara's client, George Zimmerman, could and could ...
by Marinade Dave
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Aug 26, 2012 at 07:55 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Crossposted to Seminole Democrat Early Voting starts Saturday, October 27 thru Saturday, November 3, 7am-7pm For all Floridians: Find your early voting locations by visiting your respective SoE ...
by SemDem
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Oct 28, 2012 at 11:58 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
I distinctly recall voting in the 2004 March primary here in Seminole County. My wife and I were the only ones in the voting station. It’s not that people here didn’t care, it was the ...
by SemDem
Comment Count 41 comments on Fri Jan 12, 2007 at 12:31 PM PST with 10 Recommends
... And the Sanford Police Department was Duped Take a look at the results of George Zimmerman's CVSA Truth Verification test administered by SPD. It only takes a third grader to understand the ...
by Marinade Dave
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue Dec 04, 2012 at 02:03 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Right after Judge Lester was removed from the bench, Mark O’Mara said he would likely schedule a “stand your ground” hearing sometime next year. On August 31, Rene Stutzman of the Orlando ...
by Marinade Dave
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Sep 06, 2012 at 10:38 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Great news and bad news. The great news is that FL is now in the Obama column. The bad news is that I got an email from Karen Thurman, State Dem Chair. The GOP is particularly desperate this ...
by SemDem
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Oct 01, 2008 at 09:03 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Had a little help. I credit local pundit Howard Mass, twitter followers like @lb_holly and Le Chat Noire, and other readers who made comments on Seminole Democrat blog. I also researched online, ...
by SemDem
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Aug 20, 2014 at 10:26 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
LLMPapa has made quite a name for himself, particularly in video production, since the Trayvon Martin tragedy began making headlines. He’s got such a sharp eye and uniquely analytical mind that ...
by Marinade Dave
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 10:22 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Who are They? How many times have we heard the word they when someone makes a statement about an alleged factoid picked up from somewhere -- on the nightly news, perhaps? It could be true, it could ...
by Marinade Dave
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jun 23, 2013 at 01:39 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Once upon a time, Pudgie the Bear was skipping through the woods when Trigga the Tree Troll stopped him. “Why are you running in my forest?” Trigga demanded, as one of his giant tree limbs ...
by Marinade Dave
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Jul 20, 2013 at 12:55 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Natalie Jackson, Dave Knechel and Benjamin Crump The maelstrom that's surrounded George Zimmerman since February 26 of last year reached a crescendo in the courtroom last week. Sort of. Then it ...
by Marinade Dave
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 05:45 PM PST with 4 Recommends
This is a piece I wrote almost seven years ago, back in February, 2006, although I did edit it a little bit. My writing style was a little bit rougher around the edges, but my message is as clear ...
by Marinade Dave
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Dec 27, 2012 at 09:03 AM PST with 4 Recommends