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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

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 7:00pm 1/8/2019 at 7:00pm
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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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Commission Investigating Parkland School Shooting Recommends Arming Teachers

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 6:00pm 1/2/2019 at 6:00pm

The 15-member commission who investigated the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School released a report Wednesday.

Unanimously approved, the 446-page report contained several recommendations, among which was arming teachers who volunteer to undergo training to carry a weapon.
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Young America’s Foundation Launches Lawsuit Against U. Florida

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 8:00am 12/27/2018 at 8:00am

After a speech given by Dinesh D’Souza, YAF alleges that the school took steps to make it harder to bring conservative speakers to campus.

Townhall reports:

Censoring Conservatives: Young America’s Foundation Sues University of Florida

Young America’s Foundation has issued a lawsuit against the University of Florida for violating students’ constitutionally protected rights.

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Brenda Snipes to get her day in court on January 7, 2019

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 21, 2018 at 5:00pm 12/21/2018 at 5:00pm
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You remember Brenda Snipes, the Broward County Elections Supervisor who provided plenty of drama in the Florida Governor and Senate races.

She came under such withering criticism that soon after the recount was done she submitted her resignation effective January 4, 2019, and seemed destined to ride off into the Florida sunset...

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Brenda Snipes sues for reinstatement as Broward Co. Elections Supervisor, seeks emergency injunction

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article222488620.html
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 4:08pm 12/18/2018 at 4:08pm
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Brenda Snipes, who resigned as Broward County Elections Supervisor effective January 4, 2019, then purported to rescind the resignation after Florida Governor and Senator-Elect Rick Scott removed her from office, has filed a lawsuit in federal court in the Northern District of Florida seeking reinstatement.

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Brenda Snipes legal fight takes a hit – Broward County Self-Evaluation reveals Elections Office unprepared

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 1:00pm 12/6/2018 at 1:00pm
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Outgoing Broward County Supervisor of Elections has vowed to fight in court after Gov. Rick Scott suspended her “due to misfeasance, incompetence and neglect of duty.”

A report from The Tampa Bay Times may not help Snipes since a Broward County self-evaluation shows during the election, the county had problem after problem...

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Student Arrested for Allegedly Threatening to Kill Prof Over 7 AM Exam

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 8:00am 12/5/2018 at 8:00am

Not everyone is a morning person, but this is a little extreme, don’t you think?

The Hill reports:

Florida student arrested for threatening to kill professor over 7 am exam

A student at Florida Atl...

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