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  • Mitch Ceasar: More to story behind Gov. Scott's Rothstein ad

    We all complain about the weather, but can do nothing about it. We also condemn the ever-growing negativity in politics. The problem is we need to disregard it all. Negative campaigning is growing because it works. It pushes us to vote for the...
  • Crist and Scott should be talking about climate change

    Crist and Scott should be talking  about climate change
        Our two gubernatorial candidates have spent most of their time and countless millions slinging mud at each other the past months. We hear a lot about how Charlie Crist supposedly was taking his marching orders from Ponzi schemer Scott...
  • Ex-Rothstein partner cites addict son in plea for leniency

    Disbarred, publicly shamed and with a suicide attempt behind him, the last in the triad of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein’s law partners is making a plea for mercy. He wants a federal judge to consider his troubled teenage son’s well-...
  • Tuesday: Is it time for Rick Scott to acknowledge the danger of climate change?

    Tuesday: Is it time for Rick Scott to acknowledge the danger of climate change?
          Gov. Rick Scott isn’t big on climate change. He says he’s no scientist.   That’s interesting, because countless scientists say climate change is a big problem, with South Florida being ground zero for rising sea level. I...
  • Friday: Are Rick Scott's negative ads working?

    Friday: Are Rick Scott's negative ads working?
          A couple of months ago, you would have laughed at the thought of Rick Scott being elected governor again. You can stop laughing. While some polls have Scott and Charlie Crist running neck-and-neck, the Tampa Bay Times/Bay News 9/UF Bob...
  • Candidates should talk about their future plans

    I am undecided about the upcoming election for Florida governor. All I see on TV are hate ads from Gov. Rick Scott toward ex-Gov. Charlie Crist. As a voter in this state, I want to see a candidate talk about his accomplishments while he has been the...
  • Rothstein judges approve Ponzi victims' settlement plan worth more than $50M

    Rothstein judges approve Ponzi victims' settlement plan worth more than $50M
    Scott Rothstein's Ponzi scheme was unusual on many fronts — it was one of the biggest and most audacious in U.S. history. But federal authorities say it is also unusual because, unlike most such frauds, they expect that almost all of the victims...
  • Politics is a dirty game

    It's going to be a long two months with the same TV ads running every 15 minutes. The Rick Scott campaign is running one that says Charlie Crist was for sale since he was the Republican governor during the Scott Rothstein era. Since he was a Republican at...
  • Two more charged in Rothstein Ponzi scheme

    Two more charged in Rothstein Ponzi scheme
    Federal prosecutors on Friday filed criminal charges against Scott Rothstein's former business manager and a broker who allegedly helped work out numerous fraudulent deals as part of South Florida's largest Ponzi scheme. David Boden, 52, of Hallandale...
  • Player, not pawn, Rothstein associate gets five years

    Player, not pawn, Rothstein associate gets five years
    She may have held an impressive title — chief financial officer at Scott Rothstein's law firm — but Irene Shannon's attorney described her as nothing but a pawn to South Florida's king of fraud. Friday, a federal judge disagreed. U.S....
  • Chan Lowe: Political attack ads

    Chan Lowe: Political attack ads
    Every election cycle, we lament the assault of political attack ads as though it’s the worst we’ve ever seen. The experts tell us there are so many of these slimy, demoralizing ads because they work. For example, you may have thought of...