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The War Against Zika Escalates

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 5:30pm 8/6/2016 at 5:30pm
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Some intriguing news has been reported that gives me hope that our bureaucrats are taking the public health threat related to the Zika virus seriously.

As you may recall, the last time I reported on the Zika epidemic, 4 Floridians had developed locally-acquired infections (probably from mosquito bites). Now, there are 16...

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Four Floridians Infected with Locally-contracted Zika

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 4:30pm 7/30/2016 at 4:30pm
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I predicted earlier this year that our country would start seeing cases of “home-grown” Zika sometime this summer.

Sure enough, Florida is reporting four cases of locally-contracted Zika.

Four individuals in Miami-Dade and Broward counties have been infected with the Zika virus by local mosquitoes, Florida health officials said Friday.

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Family of Boy Killed in Alligator Attack Won’t Sue Disney

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 22, 2016 at 8:30am 7/22/2016 at 8:30am
Family of Boy Killed in Alligator Attack Won't Sue Disney

Last month, we blogged about a 2-year-old who was killed by an alligator at the man-made Seven Seas Lagoon located across the lake from the Magic Kingdom in Disneyworld.

The family of the toddler, Lane Graves, has opted to build a foundation in their son’s name rather than sue Disney.

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Rep. Corrine “Go Gata” Brown to Face Federal Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 7:00am 7/9/2016 at 7:00am
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Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown (FL-5) of “Go Gata” Youtube fame was recently indicted on charges related to an unregistered charity in Virgina.

First Coast News reports:

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Rubio’s Running for Reelection

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 10:59am 6/22/2016 at 10:59am
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Florida Senator Marco Rubio has decided to run for reelection, he confirmed to Fox News’ Chris Wallace on Wednesday. Fox News posted a short clip on Twitter; the full interview will air at 6 pm Eastern Time.

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Naked Florida Man Poops Self During Home Invasion, Shot by Female Homeowner

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 1:00pm 6/21/2016 at 1:00pm
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A Floridian woman shot and wounded a naked, poop-covered home invader Sunday night.

27-year-old Victor Etherington, who, according to deputies was intoxicated, demanded entry to an Ocala residence. The homeowner (name still unknown), not recognizing him, told him to leave.

The poopetrator kicked in the door, prompting the woman to take...

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UPDATED: FBI Omitted ISIS From Orlando 911 Transcript, Caves, Releases Unredacted Version

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 20, 2016 at 12:30pm 6/20/2016 at 12:30pm
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The FBI kept in Omar Mateen’s pledge to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in the 911 transcript, but omitted the terrorist group’s name.

Mateen called 911 before he murdered 49 people at Pulse, a popular gay club in Orlando, FL. From the FBI news release:

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#ShootBack: Fallout from Orlando reaches California

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 17, 2016 at 6:00pm 6/17/2016 at 6:00pm
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The ISIS-inspired terror attack in Florida has impacted the entire nation.

From the American political outback called California, one of the most unexpected responses came from West Hollywood. The community woke up to find images of...

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Mateen Signed House to Brother-in-Law for $100

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 17, 2016 at 3:00pm 6/17/2016 at 3:00pm
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Orlando terrorist Omar Mateen “quit-claimed” his house to his brother-in-law with his wife Noor Salman as a witness in April. Initial reports showed $10 for consideration of the house, but a closer look at the document shows it at $100.

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Hackers Spam ISIS Twitter Accounts With Porn, Gay Pride

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 17, 2016 at 7:00am 6/17/2016 at 7:00am
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CNNMoney spoke with the person who has hacked Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) accounts with porn and gay pride.

WauchulaGhost started the campaign a month ago with only pornography, but added gay pride after Omar Mateen killed 49 people at Pulse, a gay club in Orlando, FL. He said:

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Why Sen. Manchin is Wrong on Due Process

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 7:00pm 6/16/2016 at 7:00pm
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Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) has blamed due process as the reason why the government cannot pass more gun control.

From The Washington Examiner:

“The problem we have, and really the firewall we have right now, is due process. It’s all due process,” he said Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

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What We Know So Far About the Orlando Terrorist Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 1:00pm 6/16/2016 at 1:00pm
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New developments keep popping up with the terrorist attack in Orlando, FL, that left 49 dead and over 50 injured. This is what we know so far.

Leslie wrote a post with the names of the victims and some stories about them. Our thoughts and prayers stay with them and their families...

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ISIS Celebrates Mateen, Orlando Terrorist Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 5:00pm 6/15/2016 at 5:00pm
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The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has released a video called “Orlando Attack” that celebrates Omar Mateen and the murder of 49 people at Pulse in Orlando, FL.

Mateen called 911 and pledged allegiance to the terrorist group before he opened fire at the popular gay club. ISIS praised the terrorist:

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Omar Mateen’s Wife Might Face Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 12:30pm 6/15/2016 at 12:30pm
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Sources have told NBC News that Omar Mateen’s wife may face charges because she knew he wanted to carry out a terrorist attack and never told authorities.

Noor Zahi Salman told the FBI that Mateen “assured her he was simply going to see friends, although she believed he was actually planning to...

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Help me solve the riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma of the Orlando terrorist’s motives

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 8:15pm 6/14/2016 at 8:15pm
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When the Newtown school shooting took place, I was making the long car trek from Ithaca to Rhode Island.

And so it was as reports came out on Sunday about the Orlando Pulse gay night club terror attack.

As with the Newtown shooting, for the first several hours I had to rely on...

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Orlando GoFundMe Sets Record With $3 Million

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 3:00pm 6/14/2016 at 3:00pm
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Equality Florida’s GoFundMe campaign has raised more than $3 million to help the victims and families from the pulse gay club massacre.

Over 69,000 people have contributed, including a $100,000 donation from the company:

“We are beyond moved by the support from all corners of the world and all walks of life,” Equality...

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Mateen Never Fired Because He Was Muslim, Claims Former Coworker

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 13, 2016 at 12:30pm 6/13/2016 at 12:30pm
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Omar Mateen’s former coworker has told the media that the murderer regularly made homophobic and racist remarks, but was never fired because he was Muslim.

Mateen murdered 49 people at a popular Orlando gay club on Saturday.

Daniel Gilroy worked with Mateen at “G4S Security at the PGA Village complex in Port St....

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