Posts tagged "Florida"

Ex-Florida GOP Head: the party is full of crazies, liars and 'whack-a-dos'

I’ll let him speak for himself (via Tampa Bay Times): In a wide-ranging deposition that spanned two days in late May, former Florida Republican Party chairman Jim Greer denounced some party officials as liars and “whack-a-do, right-wing crazies” as he described turmoil in the months before his resignation. He also spoke of party attempts at... Read more »

"Renounce and Repudiate": Will Republicans Hold Romney to Obama Standard?

Given deafening Republican silence during the national period of anxious disquiet regarding police and state response to the murder of  Trayvon Martin, an unease due in part to Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law signed by Romney supporter former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (and an equal silence from the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Willard “Mitt” Romney), a surveyed reflection of the Republicans and their presumptive standard bearer... Read more »

In Light of Trayvon: Do 2nd Amendment Advocates Negate "Founding Fathers'" Intent?

Amendment II A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. Either the founders were misguided, inept, and shortsighted and needed to be ”set straight” by latter-day activist jurists, or they were brilliant visionaries who have been egregiously, criminally, and traitorously misinterpreted. ... Read more »
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