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  • ...HERMINE HEADED FOR THE FLORIDA GULF COAST...

    08/31/2016 2:42:57 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 24 replies
    National Hurricane Center ^ | 08-31-2016 | NOAA
  • Florida State's Travis Rudolph shows incredible gesture for boy with autism

    08/31/2016 12:43:27 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 15 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | Aug 31, 2016 | Aaron Torres
    * snip * But no matter what the Seminoles do on the field this season, it will pale in comparison to what receiver Travis Rudolph did off of it on Tuesday. That's because on Tuesday, Rudolph and several teammates were at Montford Middle School in Tallahassee, and just so happened to be in the cafeteria around lunch time. Rudolph saw a student sitting by himself eating lunch, and Rudolph decided to pull up a chair next to him.
  • Broward County Posts Election results before polls close

    08/31/2016 11:51:13 AM PDT · by M Kehoe · 15 replies
    Bing ^ | 08/31/2016 | Bing
    Broward county releases election results of 2016 primary before polls close
  • GOP Gets Higher Turnout Than Dems During Florida Primary

    08/31/2016 10:21:36 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 21 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 08-31-2016 | Kerry Picket
    The Republican Party attracted more voters to the polls Tuesday night than Democrats during Florida’s primary. With 99 percent of precincts called, Republicans attracted more than 1,429,000 voters to the polls for GOP candidates running for an open Senate seat, while Democrats attracted more than 1,127,000 voters to choose the party’s nominee for the Senate run. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio easily trounced his competition on the Republican side, garnering just over 70 percent of the GOP vote, while Florida Democratic Rep. Patrick Murphy won his primary with almost 60 percent of Democratic support. Florida is seen as a key state...
  • Pinellas County FL (voter registration statistics): 2012 vs 2016 (blue bellwether florida county)

    08/31/2016 9:06:00 AM PDT · by Ravi · 27 replies
    VotePinellas ^ | 8/31/16 | me
    8/31/16: R-226,235 active voters D-226,130 active voters 8/31/12: R-222,472 active voters D-225,583 active voters
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WOR AM,August 31,2016

    08/31/2016 8:55:46 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 24 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | August 31,2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    Call The Rush Limbaugh Show program line between 12 Noon & 3PM Eastern Time, at: 1-800-282-2882 E-mail Rush: ElRushbo@eibnet.com or Fax Rush at: 212-445-3963 Write a letter to Rush and mail it to: The Rush Limbaugh Show, 1270 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020. Join This Ping List Now! E-mail Rush: ElRushbo@eibnet.com Fax Rush at: 212-445-3963, Write a letter to Rush and mail it to: The Rush Limbaugh Show, 1270 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020.< Join This Ping List Now! Click Here To Join This Ping List! < AND NOW... amidst billowing clouds of...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz Wins Congressional Primary in Florida, According to A.P.

    08/30/2016 8:28:32 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 49 replies
    The New York Times ^ | August 30, 2016 | The New York Times
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz has won the Democratic primary for the 23rd Congressional District in Florida. Wasserman Schultz has 6,774 more votes than Tim Canova, with 99% reporting.
  • Lock-Em-Up Prosecutor Goes Down in FL

    08/30/2016 7:50:22 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 20 replies
    As establishment candidates cruised to victory across Florida, one upset came in the Republican primary race in Florida’s 4th circuit, which encompasses Duval County and the city of Jacksonville. Running for her third term as a tough, law-and-order prosecutor, State Attorney Angela Corey — who the Nation this year called “the cruelest prosecutor in America”—found herself suddenly out of step with voters’ changing attitudes about crime and punishment.
  • Marco Rubio wins Florida GOP nomination to seek second Senate term

    08/30/2016 5:14:01 PM PDT · by Kevin C · 49 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 8/30/2016
    MIAMI — Senator Marco Rubio of Florida was nominated for a second term by Republican voters on Tuesday, five months after suspending his presidential campaign. He will face Representative Patrick Murphy, a two-term House Democrat, in one of the crucial races for control of the Senate. The primary results appeared to point to a preference among voters in Florida, a pivotal swing state, to eschew more extreme candidates on the right and the left in favor of establishment lawmakers favored by national party leaders. In another important primary race, Senator John McCain of Arizona, a Republican seeking a sixth term,...
  • Vladimir Putin arrested at Publix

    08/30/2016 8:59:46 AM PDT · by Cementjungle · 36 replies
    CBS12.com ^ | 08/30/2016 | Gary Detman
    WEST PALM BEACH (CBS12) — Vladimir Putin is facing trespassing charges. Not Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia. But Vladimir Putin of West Palm Beach, according to the police report. Police responded to a Publix supermarket in downtown West Palm Beach following a report of a man screaming at employees. Managers tried to get Putin to leave but he refused. He told West Palm Beach Police officers he missed his ride. Putin appeared in court Monday morning. He's also facing a charge of resisting/obstructing officer without violence.
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WOR AM,August 30,2016

    08/30/2016 8:23:46 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 40 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | August 30,2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    Call The Rush Limbaugh Show program line between 12 Noon & 3PM Eastern Time, at: 1-800-282-2882 E-mail Rush: ElRushbo@eibnet.com or Fax Rush at: 212-445-3963 Write a letter to Rush and mail it to: The Rush Limbaugh Show, 1270 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020. Join This Ping List Now! E-mail Rush: ElRushbo@eibnet.com Fax Rush at: 212-445-3963, Write a letter to Rush and mail it to: The Rush Limbaugh Show, 1270 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020.< Join This Ping List Now! Click Here To Join This Ping List! < AND NOW... amidst billowing clouds of...
  • Rubio now open to campaigning alongside Trump

    08/30/2016 7:10:44 AM PDT · by DadOfFive · 87 replies
    Marco Rubio open to campaigning with Donald Trump
  • Ted Cruz Supporters Running Anti-Trump TV Ads in Swing States

    08/29/2016 6:47:35 PM PDT · by FR_addict · 272 replies
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com ^ | Aug 29th, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    On March 3, 2016 Senator Ted Cruz told the FOX News debate audience he would support Donald Trump if he was the Republican nominee. Bret Baier: Senator Cruz will you support Donald Trump if he is the nominee? Senator Ted Cruz: Yes, because I gave my word I would. And what I have endeavored to do every day in the senate is do what I said I would do. But Ted Cruz is not a man of integrity. LYIN TED CRUZ refused to endorse Donald Trump at the RNC Convention. And now his supporters are running anti-Trump ads in swing...
  • Anti-Trump Republicans To Run Ads Against Trump In Key States

    08/27/2016 9:59:54 PM PDT · by Innovative · 120 replies
    MSN ^ | Aug. 27, 2016 | Lauren Fox
    The ad is titled "Keep Your Promise," which is a throwback to a comment Trump made early in the campaign that he'd bow out of the presidential race if he was far behind in national polls. "Resign the nomination. Let the RNC replace you so we can beat Hillary," the ad read at the end.
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WOR AM,August 29,2016

    08/29/2016 8:45:28 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 106 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | August 29,2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    Call The Rush Limbaugh Show program line between 12 Noon & 3PM Eastern Time, at: 1-800-282-2882 E-mail Rush: ElRushbo@eibnet.com or Fax Rush at: 212-445-3963 Write a letter to Rush and mail it to: The Rush Limbaugh Show, 1270 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020. Join This Ping List Now! E-mail Rush: ElRushbo@eibnet.com Fax Rush at: 212-445-3963, Write a letter to Rush and mail it to: The Rush Limbaugh Show, 1270 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020.< Join This Ping List Now! Click Here To Join This Ping List! < AND NOW... amidst billowing clouds of...
  • Poll: Most Florida Jews support Clinton (Orthodox support Trump)

    08/29/2016 8:27:12 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    INN ^ | 08/29/16 05:42 | Ben Ariel
    The vast majority of Florida Jews will vote for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump in the presidential election in November, a new poll has found, according to JTA. Orthodox Jews were the only Florida Jewish demographic to support Trump in the poll, according to the news agency. The poll, conducted by GBA Strategies, found Clinton was beating Trump among Florida Jews, 66 percent to 23 percent. …
  • Media Report: 25% of Current Florida Primary Ballots Never Voted Before, EVER…

    08/28/2016 4:43:29 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 71 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | August 28, 2016 | sundance
    […] We’re in unprecedented, unchartered territory,” said Florida Chamber president and CEO Mark Wilson. “Nobody’s been polling these people, nobody’s been marketing to these people.”…. The “Monster Vote“ is the name attributed to the largest voting bloc in U.S. history. The voters who have/had given up on the political process because it seemed futile to vote for a rigged system where nothing ever changes. –Outlined Here– However, we first noted the surfacing of the Monster Vote in relation to the political outsider Donald Trump toward the end of 2015. It was, and is, a rather controversial theorem because the voting...
  • Tropical Storm Hermine (GOM) and TD 8 (Atlantic)

    08/28/2016 3:03:58 PM PDT · by NautiNurse · 125 replies
    NOAA/NHC ^ | 28 August 2016 | NOAA/NHC
    The 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season is heating up. Two tropical systems are taking aim at the United States. Tropical Depression Eight (Hermine) is expected to brush the Outer Banks of NC. Tropical Depression Nine (Ian) is in the Gulf of Mexico, anticipated to affect the Florida coast. Public Advisories: Ian(TD 9) Hermine (TD 8)Discussions: Ian (TD9) Hermine (TD 8)
  • Are Trump’s grass roots Jewish supporters the election’s dark horse?

    08/27/2016 11:02:03 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 25 replies
    jns.org ^ | August 26, 2016 | by Sean Savage/JNS.org
    (snips) “Trump is someone who’s worked with the Jewish community his entire life and has family, including his daughter (Ivanka Trump) and son-in-law (Jared Kushner), who are both observant Jews,” Greenwald said. “The smearing of Trump as anti-Semitic is just outrageous.” JewsChooseTrump.org has steadily grown with Jewish supporters of Trump from across the country signing up to express their solidarity and looking for ways to get involved. The website has had over 78,000 visitors and over 1,000 people have signed up to publish their names, Greenwald said. Out of the over 1,000 names registered on JewsChooseTrump.org, a significant portion of...
  • Mason-Dixon Central Florida Poll: Trump at 46 and Hillary 42

    08/27/2016 8:44:53 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 31 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Aug 27th, 2016 9:48 am | Jim Hoft
    Donald Trump is up 4 points on Hillary Clinton is the latest Mason-Dixon Florida poll. And, Donald Trump leads Hillary by 14 points with independent voters. Conservative Treehouse reported: A non-media poll by Mason Dixon of central Florida Voters (I-4 Corridor) finds Donald Trump leading overall: 46% Trump to 42% for Clinton. More interestingly, and many would say more importantly, Donald Trump is leading Hillary Clinton by 14 points with independent voters: Trump 44%, Clinton 30% This tracks with the previous outline we shared discussing voter registration, voter intent, voter engagement, and voter analysis within Florida. All of the previous...
  • Florida’s Not Blue Yet

    08/27/2016 5:19:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 27, 2016 | Bill Bunkley
    The 2016 Presidential race is about to turn into the final stretch run, and the Sunshine State is again going to be a major player in the final outcome. As a born and raised Floridian here in Tampa, I will explore some important nuisances I believe will determine the Florida vote. First, there is little motivation to put too much stock in any polling from here before the Labor Day break. Until we start receiving post-Labor Day numbers based on likely voters and not just registered voters, the picture is too broad to base any concrete conclusions. Since the Democratic...
  • Third poll of Florida in three days shows a close race again

    08/26/2016 5:22:06 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 6 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 26 Aug 2016 | Allahpundit
    The last two polls, from FAU and the Florida Chamber of Commerce, had Trump ahead narrowly. This new one from Mason-Dixon has Hillary ahead by two, but I think the actual margin is less important right now than the fact that it does appear to be tight in Florida. Remember, last week Monmouth had Hillary ahead by nine and a few days ago Saint Leo’s had her up by 14(!!). There were inklings that she was pulling away in a state that’s must-win for Trump. Now, suddenly, it looks like she isn’t. Many of the numbers here will look familiar:...
  • Math Shows Trump Can Still Win: All He Needs is a few Undecided Voters In Battleground States

    08/26/2016 1:50:50 PM PDT · by drewh · 45 replies
    CBS Marketwatch ^ | Published: Aug 26, 2016 7:39 a.m. ET | Brett Arends
    Donald Trump now needs a swing of only 3 to 4 percentage points in key battleground states to win this election. The rule is simple: Throw lots of mud and see what sticks. It works. For instance, Trump just called for a “special prosecutor” to investigate the Clinton Foundation: It made for a good headline . The key issue here is how Trump is polling in context. He has just gone through almost a month of terrible campaign news. Yet he remains within a 4-point swing of winning in battleground states. That should be terrifying for Team Clinton. No wonder...
  • TRUMP'S BLACK SUPPORT EXPLODES IN BIGGEST BATTLEGROUND STATE [overall T-43 C-41]

    08/26/2016 10:13:13 AM PDT · by xzins · 80 replies
    WND ^ | 25 Aug 16 | WND
    GOP nominee Donald Trump is experiencing an eye-popping surge in support among black Americans in Florida – the biggest prize of all the battleground states – according to a new poll. Trump has attracted the backing of a full 20 percent of black Americans in Florida, a poll by Florida Atlantic University and the Economics Polling Initiative found. The survey, conducted Aug. 19-22 and released Wednesday, shows Democrat Hillary Clinton winning the support of 68 percent of Florida’s black voters. Trump took an overall lead in the state, 43 to 41 percent, within the poll’s 2.7 percent margin of error....
  • Orlando Hospitals Say They Won't Bill Victims Of Pulse Nightclub Shooting

    08/25/2016 2:10:03 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 25 replies
    NPR ^ | August 25, 2016 | Camila Domonoske
    Two Orlando-area hospitals are waiving the medical bills of victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting, praising the community response and saying they want to contribute. [Snip] Orlando Regional Medical Center has treated 44 victims of the shooting - more than any other hospital. The center's parent company, Orlando Health, says it will not charge victims for their treatment, reports Abe Aboraya of member station WMFE. "Instead, the hospital will look at federal and state funds, victims' funds like the One Orlando fund, and private funds raised for victims," Aboraya reports for our Newscast unit. "The hospital will bill insurance if...
  • Florida AG Shuts Down Boynton Beach Tech Support Scam

    08/25/2016 10:31:45 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 13 replies
    CBS Miami ^ | August 24, 2016
    Florida AG Shuts Down Boynton Beach Tech Support Scam August 24, 2016 11:12 AM TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – A Boynton Beach tech support company which reportedly scammed its customers out of $25 million has been temporarily shut down again by court order, according to Florida’s Attorney General’s Office. The company Client Care Experts, formerly known as First Choice Tech Support, LLC, is owned by CEO Michael Seward and his partner Kevin McCormick. The state’s Attorney General’s Office said the operation was run out of a boiler room in Boynton Beach and employed more than 200 telemarketers at the location. The court...
  • In Miami, Recently Arrived Venezuelans Face Desperate Times

    08/25/2016 8:26:30 AM PDT · by Brilliant · 10 replies
    NBC News ^ | Aug 24 2016 | Carmen Sesin
    With no job, just 50 cents...having run out of acquaintances with whom to stay, 26-year-old Carlos is facing the grim reality that he may have to sleep on the street... Since he arrived to Miami... he has only managed to find a couple of temporary jobs... "I have been eating one meal a day," Carlos said... Like many Venezuelans, Carlos said he could no longer live in a country where the collapsed economy, soaring inflation, food shortages and rampant crime have erased the middle class life he and his family once had. In the past couple of years an increasing...
  • Fla Chamber Poll: Donald Trump 44%, Hillary Clinton 41%, Gary Johnson 9% (Shock Details)

    08/25/2016 7:28:40 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 26 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | August 24, 2016 | Adam C. Smith
    An Aug. 17-22 Florida Chamber Political Institute statewide poll Trump edging out Hillary Clinton in Florida, 44 percent to 43 percent, in a two-way match up, and 44 percent to 41 percent to 9 percent when Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson is included. The margin of error is plus or minus 4 percent. Trump is viewed favorably by 43 percent of likely voters, and unfavorably by 52 percent. Clinton's favorabile/unfavorable numbers are even worse: 39/56.
  • Brewing tropical storm may threaten Bahamas, Florida as a hurricane (Hermine)

    08/24/2016 6:36:37 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 47 replies
    AccuWeather ^ | August 24, 2016 | Alex Sosnowski
    A budding tropical disturbance has the potential to strengthen significantly and reach Florida and the Bahamas with strong winds, coastal flooding and torrential rainfall during Sunday and Monday. Only one of two active Atlantic tropical systems poses a significant threat to land during the next 10 days. That system, dubbed 99L, has the potential to become Tropical Depression Eight and Tropical Storm Hermine this week. The disturbance, currently located about 1,000 miles southeast of Miami, is forecast to take a general west to west-northwest path near Puerto Rico on Wednesday night and near Hispaniola on Thursday. "The exact track of...
  • Witnesses say Jacksonville dog attack victim was dismembered

    08/24/2016 1:36:53 PM PDT · by plain talk · 45 replies
    WFTV9 ABC ^ | August 23, 2016 | Lorena Incian
    The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has identified a man killed in a dog attack as 83-year-old Michael Downing. Downing was killed by his neighbor's dogs at about 4 p.m. Friday, officials said. The hole in the fence where witnesses said the dogs came through is now boarded up. Witnesses Mackenzie Partin and Eddie Edwards said Downing’s body may have been dragged into the dog’s yard because they saw his body on the other side of the fence. The Franklin Arms apartment community is mourning the loss of Downing, whom they described as a helpful neighbor and happy man. “He always had...
  • Shock Poll: Trump Gets 20 Percent of Black Vote in Florida Poll; Leads Clinton Overall 43 to 41

    08/24/2016 11:11:30 AM PDT · by GilGil · 73 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/24/2016 | Kristinn Taylor
    Twenty percent of African-American voters in Florida support Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump according to a poll released Wednesday by Florida Atlantic University. The poll hit as Trump is visiting Tampa for a mid-day rally at the State Fairgrounds. The poll shows Trump with a two point lead of rival Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, 43 to 41 percent, within the poll’s 2.7 percent margin of error. Clinton has the support of 68 percent of African-American voters in Florida. 1200 registered Florida voters were surveyed from August 19-22.
  • FAU Poll Finds Trump Edging Out Clinton in Florida

    08/24/2016 10:45:42 AM PDT · by usafa92 · 31 replies
    FAU ^ | 8/24/2016 | FAU
    BOCA RATON, Fla. (August 24, 2016) – Republican nominee Donald Trump leads Democrat Hillary Clinton in Florida 43 to 41 percent, with Libertarian Gary Johnson taking 8 percent and 5 percent undecided, according to a new survey by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI). For the presidential race, both candidates are underwater in terms of their favorability ratings in Florida. Trump scores a 41 percent favorable and 56 percent unfavorable rating, while Clinton has 40 percent favorable and 58 percent unfavorable rating. Clinton, meanwhile, has a loyalty score of 90 percent (those who have a...
  • Florida Atlantic University Poll Finds Trump Edging Out Clinton in Florida (43 to 41)

    08/24/2016 6:42:03 AM PDT · by Ravi · 18 replies
    FAU ^ | 8/24/16 | FAU
    BOCA RATON, Fla. (August 24, 2016) – Republican nominee Donald Trump leads Democrat Hillary Clinton in Florida 43 to 41 percent, with Libertarian Gary Johnson taking 8 percent and 5 percent undecided, according to a new survey by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI).
  • LIVE:Trump Rallies 8/24/2016 Tampa, FL @ 1pm ET and Jackson, MS @ 7pm CT

    08/24/2016 2:20:20 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 1,279 replies
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016: LIVE streaming coverage of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Tampa, FL at Florida State Fairgrounds- Entertainment Hall. The event is scheduled to begin at 1:00 PM ET. Tampa, FL Watch the LIVE stream and FULL replay of the event below: Florida State Fairgrounds- Entertainment Hall Wednesday, August 24, 2016: Live stream coverage of the Donald Trump for President rally in Jackson, MS at the Mississippi Coliseum. Live coverage begins at 7:00 PM CT. Jackson, MS Watch the LIVE stream and FULL replay of the event below: Mississippi Coliseum
  • Orlando Fl Dem. State Attorney Candidate’s Husband Is Convicted Felon, Drug Dealer !

    08/23/2016 7:45:08 PM PDT · by Strac6 · 9 replies
    Sorry I can't post text of story, but TV station only posted link to the TV/video of story. Synopsis: Dem Lib Amish candidate for State's Attorney's husband is a drug dealer with multiple felony convictions. Her funding is coming from out of state, New York. Increasingly Hispanic, mainly Puerto Rican, not Cuban, Dem voter registration may well get her elected. These are the people, who along with the AA bloc, have sent Corine Brown (now facing 80+ felony fraud charges,) to Congress for 20+ years. See story at link.
  • Rubio on Trump: First a Con Man, Now Better Than Clinton

    08/23/2016 2:01:46 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 37 replies
    ABC News ^ | 8/23/2016 | brendan farrington
    A dangerous, erratic, con man with the worst spray tan ever. That's how Sen. Marco Rubio described Donald Trump when they were both seeking the Republican presidential nomination. Now that Trump is the nominee and Rubio is running for re-election, his tone is different. He is no longer criticizing Trump, but he isn't exactly gushing praise. Democrats are trying to make him look like a hypocrite for backing the man he previously said shouldn't have access to nuclear weapon codes, and for jumping back into the Senate race after he said he wouldn't. "Sen. Rubio is actually the real con...
  • Man upset after niece brings home waiver to ‘be excused from reciting’ Pledge

    08/23/2016 10:45:40 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 42 replies
    A Florida man is upset after his niece brought home a Pledge of Allegiance waiver that asked parents to sign and return the form if they’d like their child to “be excused from reciting” it. It read: “I understand my rights as a parent and I request that my child, noted above, be excused from reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. This request includes standing and placing his/her right hand over his/her heart.” In frustration, Micah Brienen took to Facebook last Thursday. “My niece brought this home from school today…What is happening to our country?!?” he said in the post. Brienen’s...
  • Elderly Florida Man Shoots Fleeing Thief And May Have Ruined His Own Life

    08/23/2016 9:24:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 68 replies
    bearingarms.com ^ | 8/22/2016 | Bob Owens
    The homeowner asked the suspect what he was doing and then the suspect ran across the street, officials said. The homeowner opened fire and shot the suspect several times, Kvalheim said, adding the injuries appeared non-life threatening.
  • Rush Limbaugh Show, M-F, 12PM-3PM,EDT, WOR AM,August 22-26,2016

    08/22/2016 9:22:09 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 192 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | August 22,2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    Good Morning And Afternoon!
  • The family that shoots together(Winter Haven FL)

    08/21/2016 10:48:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies
    sayuncle.com ^ | 8/20/2016 | Unknown
    Intruder Breaks Into Home; Shot By Entire Family
  • Trump's Top Black Republican in Florida Says State Campaign Doesn't Care About Black Voter Outreach

    08/20/2016 9:05:41 PM PDT · by saywhatagain · 67 replies
    Miami New Times ^ | August 19,2016 | By Tim Elfrink
    But the head of the Black Republican Caucus of Florida says Trump's state campaign doesn't seem to care much about Jackson's efforts to convert more African-Americans to the cause. In fact, he says Karen Giorno, Trump's Florida campaign manager, has disregarded his advice and all but frozen him out of Trump's efforts to win the Sunshine State.
  • Man arrested for shooting alligator to protect livestock

    08/20/2016 10:16:26 AM PDT · by rktman · 49 replies
    fox13news.com ^ | 8/17/2016 | evan axlebank
    BUSHNELL (FOX 13) - A Sumter County man says he is unfairly being charged with violating the state's alligator poaching law after he tried to protect his livestock. Reginald Blanton of Bushnell said an alligator was in the field with his horses on the night of June 21. His son, Jack Hildreth, tried to scare it away, but that didn't work. So Blanton fired a shot at it, trying to get it to leave. But the state attorney in Sumter County said Blanton went too far.
  • Democrats fear hackers targeted tight Florida races for latest data leaks

    08/20/2016 4:13:35 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 24 replies
    Yahoo Reuters ^ | August 19, 2016
    Leading Democrats are growing increasingly worried that the hackers who made public leaked documents this week were trying to sabotage the Democratic candidates in several central Florida congressional races, the first time such leaks have been targeted so directly. Two sources familiar with Democratic Party investigations of recent cyber attacks said documents made public this week by the hacker known as Guccifer2 contained information that could damage Democratic candidates in competitive Florida contests for the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Zika Speads in Florida, Infects 5 in Miami Beach (new area)

    08/19/2016 12:44:40 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 9 replies
    NBC News ^ | 19 Aug 2016 | MAGGIE FOX and SAMUEL SARMIENTO, MD
    Zika is now spreading in two places in Florida — in Miami Beach as well as an area north of Miami, Governor Rick Scott confirmed Friday. He said five people have been infected by Zika locally in Miami Beach, including three tourists. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new travel warning, telling pregnant women to avoid the popular tourist area if at all possible. Florida health officials had earlier denied reports that Zika was spreading locally in Miami Beach. The local spread — meaning none of those infected had traveled to Zika-affected regions — strongly suggests that...
  • Donald Trump’s Florida Rally: Gay Speaker Slams Obama on Guns, Radical Islam

    08/18/2016 8:17:00 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    Big Government (Breitbart) ^ | August 17, 2016 | AWR Hawkins
    Former Orlando mayoral candidate Randy Ross lambasted President Barack Obama’s attempt to blame guns for the Orlando terror attack instead of blaming radical Islam. “While victims were in the hospital, families were grieving, funeral arrangement were being made for the victims, our city mourning, [Obama] turned the conversation into one of gun control” said Ross, a gay speaker who was speaking at Donald Trump’s Aug. 11 rally in Kissimmee, Florida. According to the Advocate, Ross said Obama’s speech wrongly switched the emphasis from the threat of radical Islam to a plea for more gun control for law-abiding citizens.
  • Are we watching the demise of the Solid South?

    08/17/2016 1:06:35 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 56 replies
    Election Projection ^ | August 17, 2016 | Scott Elliott
    Over the last 30 years or so, one aspect of presidential elections has been pretty consistent. The GOP nominee usually doesn’t have to break a sweat to carry the southern states. From 1980 through 2004, with two notable exceptions – Jimmy Carter’s home state of Georgia in 1980 and a few states during southern-boy Bill Clinton’s two runs – Republicans enjoyed complete dominance in the swath of states from Virginia to Texas That may be changing. This year’s battle between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is unusual to say the least. Not in my lifetime have two candidates with unfavorables...
  • Trump recruiting 'election observers' to scout for fraud

    08/17/2016 10:34:31 AM PDT · by Blue Turtle · 48 replies
    Donald Trump is getting pro-active about concerns the White House race could be “rigged” against him, by recruiting “election observers” to help monitor the vote, though details of the program are unclear -- and are raising concerns about potential Election Day confrontations.
  • Trump to begin TV ads in Florida as campaign staff gets a jolt

    08/17/2016 10:46:25 AM PDT · by Brilliant · 20 replies
    The Tampa Bay Times ^ | August 17, 2016 | Alex Leary
    Donald Trump’s campaign got another shakeup this morning, part of a reset that includes the first TV advertising in Florida and other battlegrounds. Trump has brought on Breitbart News’ Stephen Bannon as CEO, a man the campaign heralded for his combative style, and elevated Kellyanne Conway to campaign manager. Paul Manafort will remain as chairman. Conway is a former pollster for the Tampa Bay Times. “I have known Steve and Kellyanne both for many years. They are extremely capable, highly qualified people who love to win and know how to win,” Trump said in a statement. “I believe we’re adding...
  • St. Lucie County Active Registered Voters (FL): 2012 vs 2016 (Dems vs. GOP)

    08/17/2016 9:59:35 AM PDT · by Ravi · 36 replies
    St. Lucie County ^ | 8/17/16 | me
    9/18/2012: Dem Active Registered Voters (73,620); GOP Active Registered Voters (55,469). 8/17/2016: Dem Active Registered Voters (76,806); GOP Active Registered Voters (60,851). Obama beat Romney 53.5 to 45.7 in this county while winning Florida by less than 1%.
  • At Least Six Swing States Face Double-Digit Premium Hikes under Obamacare

    08/16/2016 9:47:25 PM PDT · by HokieMom · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 August 2016 | Alex Swoyer
    Double-digit Obamacare premium hikes projected in 2017 may bode in Donald Trump’s favor, as several swing states are being impacted by double-digit increases under the law and consumers are expected to see the hikes around Nov. 1 — one week before heading to the polls. Trump has promised to repeal and replace Obamacare, but Hillary Clinton has vowed to make the Obamacare exchanges work. Some say the way she would do that is through raising taxes.