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Florida Leads Nation in Higher Ed Rankings for Third Year in a Row

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 10:00am 5/15/2019 at 10:00am

Nothing against Florida, but I never would have guessed this.

Florida Daily reports:

Florida Leads the Nation in Higher Ed Rankings for Third Year in a Row

For the third year in a row, Florida ranks as the top state in the nation for higher education, according to the U.S. News & World Report.

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Florida Supreme Court upholds suspension of Broward Sheriff Scott Israel by Gov. Ron DeSantis

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 5:00pm 4/24/2019 at 5:00pm
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In January, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel over his response to the Parkland School shooting in 2018.

Israel tried to get his job back through the courts, but Florida’s Supreme Court ruled DeSantis has the constitutional right to suspend Israel.

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Democrat Congresswoman “Offended by This Whole Conversation About Socialism”

Democrat Congresswoman "Offended by This Whole Conversation About Socialism"
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 8, 2019 at 7:00pm 4/8/2019 at 7:00pm
Democrat Congresswoman "Offended by This Whole Conversation About Socialism"

The serious contemplation on the virtues of socialism (SPOILER: there are none) invading broad culture speaks to rampant ignorance and a populace completely spoiled by modernity.

Individuals who have lived elsewhere, suffered under actual tyranny, or who have a basic understanding of varying systems of government understand that socialism is a scourge...

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Chinese National Arrested, Charged After Carrying ‘Malicious Software’ Into Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 9:00am 4/3/2019 at 9:00am
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Secret Service arrested a Chinese national identified as Yujing Zhang after she managed to get past past initial security at Mar-a-Lago over the weekend with President Donald Trump in town.

Zhang had four cell phones, laptop, external hard drive, and a thumb drive. The complaint against her stated the thumb drive had...

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Florida Republican Introduces Bill to Protect Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/24/2019 at 12:00pm

He started this process before Trump’s executive order, but it can’t hurt.

Campus Reform reports:

If colleges won’t protect free speech, this congressman will ‘do it for them’

Florida Republican Rep. Francis Rooney introduced a bill on March 12 aimed at protecting free speech on college campuses.

Campus Reform obtained a copy of the bill,...

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Sydney Aiello, Parkland School Shooting Survivor Takes Her Life

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 22, 2019 at 1:00pm 3/22/2019 at 1:00pm
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Absolutely heartbreaking.

Sydney Aiello, a survivor of the Parkland School Shooting took her own life Sunday.

Burdened with severe PTSD and survivor’s guilt, Aiello struggled to attend college classes, her fear of being in a classroom so overwhelming.
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Is This a Joke? CNN Wins Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism For Parkland Shooting Town Hall

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 5:00pm 3/19/2019 at 5:00pm
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I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised that one of the most juvenile and narcissistic professions continues its rapid descent into complete parody, but here I am.

Tuesday, winners of the Cronkite awards were announced and you would know that CNN won for “Excellence in Television Political Journalism,” specifically for their Parkland...

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Bad Omen for Dems’ 2020 Florida hopes: Pro-Trump Gov. DeSantis Approval Rating Soars

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 4:00pm 3/13/2019 at 4:00pm
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Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has only held the post for two months, but a Quinnipiac University poll shows that 59% of the citizens gave him their approval.

The Democrats? 42%! I know DeSantis has only served two months, but this could be trouble for the Democrats in 2020.

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Conservative Students’ ‘Build the Wall’ Banner Stolen at U. Florida

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 8:00am 3/13/2019 at 8:00am

Isn’t it fascinating how we almost never hear of this sort of thing happening to progressive students?

The Washington Examiner reports:

Conservative students file police reports after their ‘Build the Wall’ banners are stolen

Students with the Young Americans for Freedom chapter at the University of Florida recently called the police after students tore...

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School bus aide yells at 14-year-old over Trump hat, removes it from his head

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 4:00pm 3/10/2019 at 4:00pm
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Another day, another TDS-addled adult bullying a teenager over a Trump hat.  This time, it’s Palm City, Florida where a female bus aide repeatedly yelled at a 14-year-old male student to take off his hat before eventually physically removing it from his head.

The student was wearing the hat for “hat day,”...

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More Politically-motivated Attacks on Self-Defense Law

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/3/2019 at 12:00pm
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It’s become a standard propaganda technique of the modern racial grievance industrial complex to target self-defense law for particularly intense hate-based attacks. This is most notable in their attacks on “Stand-Your-Ground,” a term that they’ve sought to make, and with some success, synonymous with “RACIST!!!”

These efforts are not limited to “Stand-Your-Ground,”...

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Florida Gov. DeSantis Orders Removal of Common Core From Schools

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7:00pm 1/31/2019 at 7:00pm
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order to end Common Core standards in the schools. From WPTV:

“One of things we would constantly hear about on the campaign trail is frustration from parents with Common Core and the testing,” said Gov. DeSantis at a news conference at Ida S. Baker High...

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$80 Million in Misspending at U. Central Florida Results in Firing and Resignations

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/21/2019 at 1:00pm

The school was spending a fortune on construction with money that wasn’t intended for that.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports:

Florida university misspent $80M, president emeritus resigns, 4 top...

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College to Host Workshop on the ‘Violence of Gender Roles’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 14, 2019 at 8:00am 1/14/2019 at 8:00am

Do you ever get the feeling that gender studies departments are driving much of the agenda in higher education?

Campus Reform reports:

Masculinity mayhem? Fla. college tackles ‘violence of gender roles’

An Orlando, Fla. college recently announced a workshop predicated on spreading awareness about “The Visible and Invisible Violence of Gender Roles” as a...

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Governor DeSantis Suspends Broward County Sheriff Over Response to Deadly Parkland School Shooting

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/parkland/florida-school-shooting/fl-florida-shooting-sro-20180222-story.html
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 11, 2019 at 6:30pm 1/11/2019 at 6:30pm
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/parkland/florida-school-shooting/fl-florida-shooting-sro-20180222-story.html

Friday afternoon, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel via executive order.

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Broward County Sheriff Reportedly Expects to be Suspended for Response to Parkland School Shooting

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/parkland/florida-school-shooting/fl-florida-shooting-sro-20180222-story.html
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 7:00pm 1/8/2019 at 7:00pm
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/parkland/florida-school-shooting/fl-florida-shooting-sro-20180222-story.html

Almost a year after the Parkland school shooting massacre Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel told staff he will be suspended for the response to the shooting.
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Republican Files Bill to Allow Campus Carry in Florida

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 11:30am 1/6/2019 at 11:30am

We’ve seen quite an expansion of this in many states over the last few years.

Campus Reform reports:

Will Florida pull the trigger on campus carry?

A Republican lawmaker in Florida has filed a bill to allow legally owned firearms to be carried on college campuses.

Florida Rep. Anthony Sabatini filed...

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