| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Thank you, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Now, due to your two-to-one ruling, there are two things to which Florida doctors have no right under the First Amendment: to shout “Fire” in a crowded theater, and to ask any questions to a patient...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi should not be a prisoner, and he should not be a pawn.
Tahmooressi, who has family and roots in Weston, was arrested in March by Mexican authorities when he crossed the border from California with three loaded firearms...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The letter "Foley Told Truth About Failed Factory" [Aug. 3] suggests that Tom Foley is the better Republican candidate for governor because he told the truth. Is that stark heartless reality of job loss really reduced to "it is the workers' fault"?
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The passing of James Brady, the press secretary to former President Ronald Reagan, received well-deserved attention [Aug. 5, news, "Reagan Staff Shot In '81 Fought For Gun Limit Laws"]. His name was proudly associated with gun control legislation that was...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
First elected to a partial term in 2010, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch is seeking a third full term representing northwest Broward and southwest Palm Beach counties.
He’ll be on the Aug. 26 primary ballot, facing fellow Democrat Emmanuel Morel, a retired...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Displaying stunningly bad reasoning, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that because states traditionally adopt codes of conduct to regulate doctors, the Florida Legislature can threaten to impose a hefty fine and take away the medical...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Republican gun lovers in the mold of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie always point to mental illness as the cause of mass murders in the United States and not the proliferation of firearms. They seem to think people are being killed with unhealthy...
| Aug 9, 2014
Last week, I woke up in Bizzaro World.
I'm sure the good folks of Boston, or just about anyone who has ever visited Beantown, would dispute that characterization. But, I was in town for a National Association of Black Journalists convention, and the...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 2:03 PM
It's a free country, folks are wont to say.
So says the Bill of Rights' guarantee to Americans.
We can worship how we like. We can peaceably gather when we choose. We can bear and keep AK-47s. And we can say what we darn well please.
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Ever since Rep. Linda Marie "Penny'' Bacchiochi stepped into the political spotlight more than two months ago, she has been involved in controversies.
These have included charges of racism and have led to sharp clashes with both of her opponents in a...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 8:58 PM
After taking a firearms training course, paying a host of fees, and submitting fingerprints for a background check that he ultimately passed, Michael Thomas was puzzled when he was notified earlier this year that a special review board had denied his...