| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:34 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Thursday to you.
Here's what we're reading this morning.
* The Washington Post has a lengthy piece on former Gov. Jeb Bush and his links to the Hispanic community.
* With a little more than a week left...
| Apr 1, 2013
"I honestly believe that if any Israeli parent sat down with those (Palestinian) kids, they'd say, 'I want these kids to succeed.'"
— President Barack Obama, in Jerusalem, March 21
— Very true. But how does the other side feel about...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:35 AM
Ted Cruz and Barack Obama have a great deal in common. Both went to elite Ivy League schools, both were brilliant students, both had American mothers and foreign-born fathers, and both spent less than one full term in the U.S. Senate before thinking...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:42 PM
As Mrs. Lowe Down will tell you, I don’t eat at those places where the employees are chosen for how well they’re able to serve up the cheesecake. The food tends to be way too greasy.
The only surprise about national chains like The...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 4:56 AM
Nobody questions that Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz elicits passionate opinions from both ends of the political spectrum. Liberals lionize her because she’s an articulate advocate for their causes. Conservatives detest her, not just because they...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:00 PM
There’s near unanimity among federal lawmakers from South Florida about one issue related to the partial shutdown of the federal government: they’re still getting paid, and accepting the money, as federal workers are furloughed because they...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 3:24 PM
A couple of news reports about two Disney films bubbled up from the ocean depths today. And both involved characters named Nemo.
First, an online report at the Washington Post’s website today announced that Ellen DeGeneres will reprise her voice...
| May 6, 2013
— Fate is fickle, power cyclical, and nothing is new under the sun. Especially in Washington, where after every election the losing party is sagely instructed to confess sin, rend garments and rethink its principles lest it go the way of the Whigs....
| Apr 15, 2013
— Well, at least we're starting to get the procedure right. Washington has rediscovered the beauty of the boring. It's called "regular order," using the normal, routine, constitutional process to arrive at, for example, a budget.
| Mar 15, 2013
| 7:01 AM
One of Maryland's top 2014 targets will play for a state championship Saturday at Comcast Center.
Dion Wiley scored 25 points Thursday in leading Potomac to a 64-57 win over Reservoir in a Maryland Class 3A semifinal. The Washington Post was there to...
| Mar 18, 2013
— In choice of both topic and foil, Rand Paul's now legendary Senate filibuster was a stroke of political genius. The topic was, ostensibly, very narrow: Does the president have the constitutional authority to put a drone-launched Hellfire missile...