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  • Prominent Republican Donor: I Will Only Fund Pro-Gun Control GOP Candidates

    02/19/2018 9:58:52 AM PST · by Simon Green · 40 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 02/19/18 | Luis Valdes
    Al Hoffman Jr. is a Palm Beach County Real Estate Developer and prominent (i.e., deep pocketed) GOP donor. Mr. Hoffman has issued a public ultimatum on the Florida Republican Party . . . “For how many years now have we been doing this — having these experiences of terrorism, mass killings — and how many years has it been that nothing’s been done?” “It’s the end of the road for me.” Mr. Hoffman, also a former ambassador to Portugal, has donated millions to GOP candidates like Jeb Bush and former President George W. Bush. He’s also opened his wallet...
  • Trump to host Super Bowl watch party at Florida golf club

    02/03/2018 8:38:23 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 27 replies ^ | 02/03/18 | Julia Manchester
    President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will host a Super Bowl watch party at the Trump International Golf Club in Palm Beach, Fla. on Sunday.
  • Fix the white-knuckle obstacle course on I-95 | Editorial

    12/16/2017 8:09:46 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    The Florida Sun Sentinel ^ | December 8, 2017 | The Sun Sentinel Editorial Board
    The congestion and construction on Interstate 95 are frustrating enough, but navigating the dramatically uneven lanes that make your car shimmy, shake and swerve into neighboring lanes is downright dangerous. Yet as the Sun Sentinel’s Wayne Roustan reported Sunday, the Florida Department of Transportation says we’re going to have to endure this nightmare through parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties until 2024. Come on, FDOT. You’re killing us. Well, we can’t really say you’re killing us because, believe it or not, state transportation officials can’t tell us how many accidents have occurred during the construction of the I-95 express...
  • Trial date set for lawsuit against billionaire sex offender Epstein

    11/21/2017 7:04:02 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 21 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | November 21, 2017 | Jane Musgrave
    A trial that promises to offer the first public airing of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s activities with teenage girls at his Palm Beach mansion is to be held in December, a Palm Beach County circuit judge agreed Thursday. The malicious prosecution lawsuit that attorney Bradley Edwards filed against the Palm Beach billionaire has been on hold for years while various appeals were filed. With the issues resolved by the Florida Supreme Court last month, Circuit Judge Donald Hafele said the jury trial should begin Dec. 5. While attorney Jack Scarola, who represents Edwards, had put President Donald Trump on...
  • Limbaugh to evacuate after calling Irma climate change ploy

    09/08/2017 8:13:29 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 65 replies
    Limbaugh to evacuate after calling Irma climate change ploy By Joe Concha - 09/08/17 11:04 AM EDT Rush Limbaugh will be evacuating his home in Palm Beach, Fla. just days after stating that creating panic around hurricanes helps advance an agenda around climate change. “May as well announce this. I’m not going to get into details because of the security nature of things, but it turns out that we will not be able to do the program here tomorrow,” Limbaugh said on his nationally-syndicated radio program on Thursday. “We’ll be on the air next week, folks, from parts unknown.” Conservative...
  • Florida’s Turnpike getting new lanes — but you’ll pay more to get in

    04/17/2017 6:49:43 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    The Palm Beach Post ^ | December 26, 2016 | Kristina Webb
    As drivers approach the entrance for the express lanes, they will be given the option either to enter those lanes or stay in the so-called “general use” lanes.Express lane tolling is dynamic, meaning the price gets lower when traffic in the express lanes is light, and higher when congestion is worse.The turnpike express lane tolls will start at 25 cents above the regular toll price, said Chad Huff, turnpike spokesman.“There will be approach signs to alert drivers of the express lane price,” Huff said via email. “They will make a choice of which lane to use — the general toll...
  • Feds: Nine planes violated President Trump’s airspace over the weekend

    02/20/2017 10:59:39 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 41 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | February 20 | Eliot Kleinberg
    WEST PALM BEACH — At least nine planes violated temporary flight restrictions through Monday morning for President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach Mar-a-Lago stay, with at least two of those having the unique experience of being buzzed by military jets, federal officials confirmed this morning to The Palm Beach Post. Eight of those crossed the line on Friday alone, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement.
  • NORAD Fighters Cause 'Sonic Boom' En Route to Intercept Unresponsive General Aviation Aircraft

    02/17/2017 8:56:48 PM PST · by ameribbean expat · 49 replies
    A pair of Air Force F-15s, under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command, intercepted an unresponsive general aviation aircraft near the Palm Beach, Fla., area at approximately 7 p.m. EST. The intercept required the Air Force F-15s from Homestead Air National Guard Base to travel at supersonic speeds, a sound noticed by area residents, to get to the general aviation aircraft where they were able to establish communications. The intent of military intercepts is to have the identified aircraft re-establish communications with local FAA air traffic controllers and instruct the pilot to follow air traffic controllers’ instructions to...
  • Trump's Frequent Visits Disrupt Palm Beach Life And Businesses

    02/17/2017 12:58:07 PM PST · by Zakeet · 45 replies
    NPR ^ | February 17, 2017 | Greg Allen
    For the third week in a row, President Trump is spending the weekend in Florida at Mar-a-Lago. It seems Trump enjoys spending time at the club he owns in Palm Beach, but since the election, his stays there have raised issues not seen when he was a private citizen. They involve security and the impact his visits are having on people and businesses in Palm Beach. At Palm Beach County Park Airport in Lantana, just six miles from Mar-a-Lago, the situation is dire.
  • Casey Anthony joins protest of President Donald Trump outside Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach....

    02/06/2017 1:11:55 PM PST · by Morgana · 45 replies ^ | Feb 6, 2017 | Chris Spargo For
    FULL TITLE: Casey Anthony joins protest of President Donald Trump outside Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach over the weekend Casey Anthony was out protesting President Donald Trump over the weekend in Palm Beach. The 30-year-old, who was tried and acquitted of killing her daughter Caylee in Orlando following the girl's disappearance in 2008, was one of 3,000 people who marched from Trump Plaza to Mar-a-Lago on Saturday, where President Trump and the First Lady were hosting the annual Red Cross Ball WPTV managed to spot Casey at the protest in Facebook Live videos they filmed of the protest, where she was...
  • Melania Trump Rocked a Black Dolce Gabbana MiniDress for New Years Eve

    01/02/2017 6:48:38 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 162 replies ^ | January 2, 2017 | Kristine Solomon
    The future First Lady of the United States set the tone for a fashion-forward 2017 when she stepped out on New Year’s Eve in a seriously chic Dolce & Gabbana dress. Melania Trump wore the bow-front scoop-neck cocktail dress in one of her favorite colors — trusty black. ... It has bows on each strap, which are embellished with jewels and a fitted silhouette that hits a few inches below the knee.... Trump — accompanied by president-elect Donald Trump — donned the dress to a party at Mar-a-Lago, a Palm Beach... She accessorized simply with a sparkly cuff bracelet and...
  • Police: Accused shoplifters bite security officer at Macy's

    12/20/2016 11:16:08 AM PST · by kevcol · 27 replies
    WPXI ^ | December 17, 2016 | Olivia Hitchcock
    WELLINGTON, Fla. - A Macy’s loss-prevention officer was bitten Sunday evening by two women he suspected of stealing from a mall in Florida, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said. Tresha and Trudy-Ann Thompson were arrested on charges of aggravated battery and theft, records show. The women share a home, according to records, although their relationship is not clear in the arrest reports.
  • Inside the VERY flashy Mar-a-Lago resort where Trump is spending the holidays surrounded [tr]

    11/24/2016 5:26:14 AM PST · by C19fan · 81 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 24, 2016 | Darren Boyle
    Donald Trump and his wife Melania are spending the Thanksgiving holiday at the business mogul's Mar-a-Lago resort.  Trump bought the estate for $10million in 1985 for his then wife Ivana. The resort was developed in the 1920s for heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post.  After he acquired the resort, Trump redeveloped the main house and created his own private quarters - decked out in gold.
  • Donald Trump Arrives in Palm Beach for Thanksgiving (air & sea restrictions)

    11/23/2016 10:12:54 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 15 replies ^ | November 22, 2016 | Terri Parker
    Donald Trump's 757 jet landed at Palm Beach International Airport shortly after 7 p.m., taxied a short distance and then turned around to deposit Melania Trump, their son Barron and then the President-elect in West Palm Beach. The family was quickly taken by motorcade from the airport to Southern Boulevard, where people lined the street, some waving flags and holding Trump signs, to see the President-elect pass by under Secret Service and Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office guard. The Coast Guard was already monitoring the waterways around Mar-a-Lago, Trump's private club and seasonal home. They have set up three restriction...
  • Lap of luxury: Donald Trump's trips to Palm Beach bring attention to wealthy Florida enclave...

    11/23/2016 6:52:22 AM PST · by RummyChick · 23 replies
    daily mail ^ | 11/22 | ap
    With Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago resort for Thanksgiving, it isn't the first time a president-elect has used Palm Beach as his vacation refuge. John F Kennedy's family estate, known during his term as the Winter White House, is seven miles north at the other end of Ocean Drive. Like Kennedy's visits, Trump's trips to Palm Beach will bring increased attention, some unwanted, to this wealthy enclave of about 10,000 people, a number that triples in the winter. ..... The attempt on Kennedy's life Domestic terrorism nearly claimed Kennedy in December 1960, a month before he took office. Richard Pavlick,...
  • Brocktopus plans to “kicks Donald Trump’s ass”

    11/18/2016 9:03:51 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 32 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/18/16 | Matthew Vadum
    Mentally unbalanced former psychiatric inmate and confessed liar David Brock Mentally unbalanced former psychiatric inmate and confessed liar David Brock claims to be putting together his own “Koch-brothers-like donor network to finance attacks on President-elect Donald Trump and to rebuild the political left after Trump’s stunning victory over Clinton last week,” reports Kenneth P. Vogel of Politico. The new group will hold its first meeting – including a 2016 post-mortem – in Palm Beach, Fla., while Trump is being sworn in as president of the United States.
  • Vandal Writes Obscenity on South Florida Mosque's Street Signs

    11/03/2016 10:34:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    The words "F*** Islam and F*** ISIS" were spray painted on the signs outside the Alamin Islamic CenterDetectives are searching for a vandal who wrote an obscenity on a South Florida mosque's street signs. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that the vandal spray-painted the signs outside the Alamin Islamic Center overnight. The Council on American-Islamic Relations says the mosque's surveillance cameras recorded a car entering the parking lot about 12:40 a.m. Wednesday.ebook
  • Donald Trump used money donated for charity to buy himself a Tim Tebow-signed football helmet

    07/01/2016 11:33:03 AM PDT · by rktman · 88 replies ^ | 7/1/2016 | David A. Fahrenthold
    Did Donald Trump violate IRS rules, by using a charity's money to buy himself a signed football helmet? Four years ago, at a charity fundraiser in Palm Beach, Donald Trump got into a bidding war at the evening's live auction. The items up for sale: A Denver Broncos helmet, autographed by then-star quarterback Tim Tebow, and a Tebow jersey. Trump won, eventually, with a bid of $12,000. Afterward, he posed with the helmet. His purchase made gossip-column news: a flourish of generosity, by a mogul with money to burn. "The Donald giveth, and The Donald payeth," wrote the Palm Beach...
  • Trump's Palm Beach Club Roils the Old Social Order (1997 Article on Trump ending discrimination)

    06/28/2016 11:22:54 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 3 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | April 30, 1997 | JACQUELINE BUENO
    It's a warm Saturday night, and the party is getting hot at Mar-a-Lago, the Palm Beach estate that owner Donald Trump recently converted into a private club. As the Beach Boys harmonize on a makeshift stage, hundreds of revelers, many of them decked out in Hawaiian shirts, straw hats and leis, dance in the aisles and gyrate on wooden lawn chairs. At the height of the fete, Mr. Trump asks the crowd: "Does this remind you of the Bath and Tennis Club, anybody?" The answer is a definite no -- among the evening's partygoers, and for many more of the...
  • (Video of Debby Mik On Her Facebook Acct ) Truth=Trump 2016 FLORIDA DELEGATES STOLEN

    04/10/2016 9:33:12 PM PDT · by proust · 234 replies
    Debby Mik's Facebook Acct ^ | 4/10/16 | Debbie Mik
    Florida Trump delegates now being denied. Video of ousted Trump delegate speaking out.