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  • Democrats in Florida Reportedly Tried to ‘Fix’ Ballots Across the State After Deadline

    11/17/2018 3:56:36 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 25 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 2:00pm | Mike LaChance
    Democratic consultant claims he warned party staffers about legality but was ignored. It seems clear at this point that Democrats in Florida were not going to accept defeat in the 2018 midterms and were prepared to do whatever it takes to win, including fraud. In multiple counties, an effort has been underway to “fix” certain mail ballots in the hope that they could turn the tide after the fact. Try to imagine the media’s reaction if Republicans were doing this. Ana Ceballos reports at the Naples Daily News: Democrats planned to use altered forms to fix mail ballots across Florida...
  • Florida recount: Broward misses deadline by 2 minutes, so state rejects new results

    11/15/2018 4:22:17 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 43 replies
    Sun Sentinel 26 min ago ^ | November 15, 2018 | Larry Barszewski, Rafael Olmeda and Lois K. Solomo
    Florida recount: Broward misses deadline by 2 minutes, so state rejects machine-recount results (Title changed, LOL) By two minutes, Broward County missed the ... deadline to submit recount results, so numbers provided by the county Saturday stand,... “We uploaded to the state two minutes late so the state has chosen not to use our machine recount results....D;Alessandro said the recount arrived late due to his unfamiliarity with the state’s website. “Basically, I just worked my ass off for nothing,” he said. D’Alessandro said there's a 2,040 vote difference between votes in the manual recount and those tabulated earlier. “We believe...
  • Scott GAINS votes in recount.

    11/15/2018 12:33:45 PM PST · by TexasGurl24 · 115 replies
    ScottforFlorida ^ | 11/15/18 | Rick Scott
    With the statewide machine recount finished, our margin of victory has increased by nearly 1000 votes. @SenBillNelson, it’s time to admit this race is over.
  • Republican Ag Commissioner Candidate Explains Lawsuit Against Broward Supervisor

    11/14/2018 5:07:46 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 11 replies
    wlrn ^ | November 13, 2018 | Alejandra Martinez & Chris Remington
    The race for Florida Agricultural Commissioner is currently undergoing a manual recount. Last Tuesday, Republican state Rep. Matt Caldwell was deemed the winner and claimed victory at an election watch party in North Fort Myers. But the vote differential between Caldwell and Democrat Nicole “Nikki” Fried was so small, at just 0.16 percent, that the race went to an automatic recount. The Miami Herald reported that at least 113,600 votes will be counted by hand for the race. Caldwell has filed a lawsuit against the Broward County Supervisor of Elections, Brenda Snipes. He joined Sundial to talk about the lawsuit...
  • Rick Scott and the NRSC sue Brenda Snipes and Broward County

    11/08/2018 5:43:29 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 53 replies
    National Review ^ | November 8, 2018 | George T. Levesque
    EMERGENCY COMPLAINT TO ENFORCE FLORIDA’S PUBLIC RECORDS ACT AND REQUEST FOR IMMEDIATE HEARING Plaintiffs, the National Republican Senatorial Committee and Rick Scott for Senate sue Defendant, Dr. Brenda C. Snipes, in her official capacity as Broward County Supervisor of Elections, Florida (“Supervisor of Elections”), and state as follows: 1. This action concerns Plaintiffs’ rights to access public records, pursuant to Article I, Section 24 of the Florida Constitution, and Chapter 119 of the Florida Statutes (the “Public Records Act”). 2. Voting in the 2018 General Election concluded November 6, 2018. Two days after voting has concluded, the Supervisor Of Elections...
  • Rubio says Dems Stealing Election

    11/08/2018 11:45:49 AM PST · by STJPII · 125 replies
    Marco Rubio ‏ Verified account @marcorubio 1h1 hour ago More #Broward election supervisors ongoing violation of #Florida law requiring timely reporting isn’t just annoying incompetence. It has opened the door for lawyers to come here & try to steal a seat in the U.S. Senate & Florida Cabinet
  • ELECTIONS ‘Challenged' ballots could alter Florida election results, here's how

    11/08/2018 3:32:31 AM PST · by a fool in paradise · 38 replies
    News 6 - Click Orlando ^ | Updated: 2:32 PM, November 07, 2018 | By Emilee Speck - Digital journalist
    ORLANDO, Fla. - In the days after Election Day, county supervisor of elections offices across Florida are convening canvasing boards to count “challenged" or provisional ballots to make sure there is no uncertainty about the ballot. Election officials give voters provisional ballots for several reasons, including if a voter did not have proper identification at the time they voted or their name was not found on the voter rolls. Provisional ballots are hand-checked by canvasing boards that determine if the voter was eligible to vote at the time their ballot was cast. Boards of election or local election officials usually...
  • 'F*** you, you white piece of s**t': B. King employee is FIRED after video shows her racist rant

    11/06/2018 11:49:35 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 100 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/6/2018
    Video & picture @ link. A black Burger King employee who went on a racist rant against a Hispanic couple she assumed was white didn't have it her way after she was terminated from her fast food job last month. The shocking dispute broke out between the employee and a man and woman waiting in a North Miami Beach Burger King drive-thru October 3. The cellphone video has since gone viral. It seems the customers requested a refund for their order after a manager touched her phone while handling their food. The employee, unwillingly to work with the pair, shamed...
  • MSNBC’s test ‘misfire’ airs results in Florida race for governor a day early

    11/06/2018 7:57:22 AM PST · by DFG · 47 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/06/2018 | Mark Moore
    MSNBC called the race early – by a day. Modal TriggerThe graphic shown by MSNBC. The graphic shown by MSNBC.MSNBC The cable news channel got ahead of itself Monday evening when it put a graphic onscreen showing the results of the Florida governor’s race – roughly 24 hours before polls in the Sunshine State even closed. The graphic showed Democrat Andrew Gillum defeating former GOP Rep. Ron DeSantis by 49.4 percent to 48.8 percent with 99 percent of the precincts reporting.
  • Gay man who said he had sex with Obama running for mayor in Florida

    11/03/2018 6:25:25 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 33 replies
    Pink News ^ | Nov. 2, 2018 | Josh Jackman
    A convicted felon who has claimed that he had gay sex with President Barack Obama is running to become mayor of a Florida town. Larry Sinclair gave a speech at the National Press Club in 2008, while Obama was running for President, alleging that the then-Senator bought and smoked cocaine and had sex with him in 1999.  Sinclair, who has served prison time in Arizona, Florida and Colorado for forgery, fraud and larceny, is now campaigning to win the mayor’s seat in Cocoa, a town of around 19,000 people, in the November 6 election. The South Carolina native has...
  • It’s Trump vs. Jimmy Buffett as Florida enters campaign push

    11/03/2018 6:57:37 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 55 replies
    AP News ^ | November 2, 2018 | TERRY SPENCER
    President Donald Trump attacked Democrats in one corner of Florida on Saturday, while Margaritaville king Jimmy Buffett took musical shots at him and Gov. Rick Scott in another as the state’s tight Senate and gubernatorial races reached the final weekend of campaigning.
  • Woman Thrown Off Plane For “Emotional Support Squirrel

    10/10/2018 9:32:10 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 83 replies
    Miniature horses may be allowed, but squirrels? Not so fast. A wheelchair-bound woman in Orlando was thrown off a Frontier Airlines flight for refusing to part with her so-called “emotional support” squirrel. Frontier Airlines Flight 1612, bound for Cleveland, was set to depart Tuesday night when a “situation” developed onboard. A passenger had indicated that an emotional support pet would accompany her when booking her reservation, but never indicated what type of animal that would be. Turns out it was a squirrel. Squirrels, according to Frontier’s guidelines on emotional support animals, are not permitted onboard: We do not accept unusual...
  • Naked Florida man chases couple around Chick-fil-A parking lot, deputies say

    09/24/2018 5:24:29 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 42 replies
    Click Orlando ^ | 8/24/2018 | Brenda Argueta
    PALM COAST, Fla. - A Palm Coast man is accused of running around naked, swearing and yelling at people to look at his genitals while in a Chick-fil-A parking lot, according to Flagler County Sheriff's Office officials. Cory Hatzl, 30, was arrested Monday morning after a woman called authorities around 1 a.m. saying Hatzl was chasing her boyfriend and "trying to fight" him.
  • Taco Bell employee refuses to take order because customer doesn’t speak Spanish

    09/14/2018 1:53:16 PM PDT · by Governor Dinwiddie · 62 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | September 14, 2018 | Mario J. Penton
    A video of an argument with a Taco Bell employee in Hialeah has unleashed a wave of indignation on social media. The incident happened on Wednesday night, when Alexandria Montgomery was trying to place an order — in English — at a Taco Bell drive thru window at 785 East Ninth St. The employee refused to take her order because she wasn’t speaking Spanish ...
  • Naked Florida man starts house fire while baking cookies on George Foreman grill in Niceville

    09/07/2018 10:21:22 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 66 replies
    The Ledger ^ | Sep 6, 2018
    NICEVILLE — Responding to a house fire last week, Niceville police officers and firefighters encountered an odd sight. When firefighters got to the home around 5:30 p.m., they could see smoke coming from inside. A naked man opened the front door, said, “I’m sorry” and closed the door. Police officers arrived shortly after to assist. The man came to the door again, left it open and went back into the house. The man admitted to drinking two liters of vodka and smoking marijuana starting around 9 a.m. that morning. He was examined at the scene and had no life-threatening injuries,...
  • Jacksonville sheriff: Sting nets 17 men trying to have sex with children

    09/04/2018 3:11:41 PM PDT · by markomalley · 38 replies
    WJXT ^ | 9/4/18 | Vic Micolucci
    Sheriff Mike Williams announced Tuesday the arrests of 17 men accused of soliciting underage girls and boys to arrange to meet in Jacksonville for sex. Two more arrests are pending. Williams said these men thought they were talking to 13- or 14-year-old girls or boys in chat rooms and other online forums. When they went to meet their victims, the men were met by Jacksonville Sheriff's Office detectives. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office called it Operation DUVAL, standing for Disrupting Underage Virtual Abuse Locally. The teamed with nearly a dozen other law enforcement agencies in the trolling sting. The men accused range in age from...
  • ‘There Are No Tints On The Window’: Miami Police After Two Priests Caught Performing Sex Act..

    09/04/2018 11:43:46 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 56 replies
    CBS Miami ^ | 9/4/18
    MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) — Two Chicago-area priests were charged Monday with Lewd and Lascivious behavior and Indecent Exposure after being caught performing a sexual act inside a car parked on a Miami Beach street. According to Miami Beach Police, 39-year-old Diego Berrio and 30-year-old Edwin Giraldo Cortez were in the front seat of a car performing oral sex. Police got a 911 call about a lewd and lascivious incident taking place in the 1300 block of Ocean Drive. When officers arrived, the police report states, the two were performing sex acts on each other “in full view of the public...
  • Couple built drive-thru window into mobile home to sell drugs: cops

    08/31/2018 2:52:22 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 51 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 31, 2018 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn, Fox News
    A Florida couple was arrested last week after they were caught allegedly selling drugs out of a drive-thru window they constructed out of the side of their mobile home. William Parrish Jr. and McKenzee Dobbs of Ocala, Florida, were arrested on Aug. 23 after investigators raided their mobile home following reports of four drug overdoses in the area, WFTV reported. Ocala Police said the couple had turned a kitchen window into a drive-thru so customers would not have to constantly enter and exit their home, potentially drawing unwanted attention, WFTV reported. The house had signs directing people where to drive...
  • Florida candidate says alien abduction doesn’t define her

    08/23/2018 6:38:12 PM PDT · by McGruff · 54 replies
    AP ^ | 8/22/2018 | CURT ANDERSON
    U.S. House candidate Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera has a long list of accomplishments to bolster her campaign in Florida. But she is perhaps best known for claiming that she was abducted by space aliens as a child. Rodriguez Aguilera is a longshot in the race for the Miami-area seat being vacated by retiring Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. Yet last weekend, the Miami Herald endorsed her for the GOP nomination in the Tuesday primary out of a field of nine candidates. In an interview, Rodriguez Aguilera said she is grateful for the endorsement and that her tale of kidnapping by aliens does...
  • Man, 88, accused of setting raccoon on fire for eating his mangos

    08/20/2018 7:05:14 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 85 replies
    Click Orlando ^ | August 17, 2018 | James Sparvero
    PALM BAY, Fla. - An 88-year-old man posted a $2,000 bond and walked out of the Brevard County Jail on Friday, after being accused of burning a raccoon he had trapped. His first time in jail, Ezra James said he feared the raccoon would bite him and give him rabies. He said he also planned to kill the raccoon for eating mangos in his yard. "I throw some gasoline on him and I light a match," James said. Moments later, as the raccoon burned alive, a neighbor called 911, James said. James called that neighbor a "wicked woman." "My business...