Free Health Clinic at Hidden Trails Community Center, keeping an eye on Hermine, a weekend of theater and disaster preparation continues, George Orwell at the public library, the John Marshall legacy.
Florida & Beyond, and All Opinions
Plug-in vehicles are making great progress, with their share of U.S. car and light truck sales jumping from 2% to 4% in 2020-2021 and projected to exceed 6% by the end of 2022. But sales of gas-guzzling pickups and SUVs are also surging. This other face of the market subverts electric cars’ carbon-cutting progress.
It’s a weekend of theater: Sondheim’s “Assassins,” at City Repertory Theatre, “Oliver!” the musical, at Flagler Playhouse, “Pippin,” at the Daytona Playhouse, Brahms v. Radiohead, and The Inside Joke That Became Trump’s Big Lie.
Uncivil messages by politicians have become more and more common in the last decade. Political attacks are now a regular occurrence in an increasingly polarized political environment, encouraging voters to get mad and plan to vote ahead of Election Day in November. But that doesn’t mean these kinds of advertisements and personal attacks actually work.
Lawyers representing asylum seekers who were allegedly “tricked” into going from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard on flights funded by Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration said Wednesday they are seeking a nationwide injunction to block the governor from luring immigrants to travel across state lines.
The Flagler Beach City Commission takes on smoking on the beach, college admission interviews, Iraq, Iran and Ronald Reagan, and Henry James’s English Hours.
Transporting consenting migrants who have the paperwork to be in the U.S. is legal. But certain factors – like DeSantis’ intent and knowledge of the migrants’ immigration status – could create potential civil and criminal liability.
Palm Coast government’s final tax and budget hearing, Weekly Chess Club for Teens, Ages 9-18, at the Flagler County Public Library, International Day of Peace, Bill McKibben’s “Small World,” mountaintop removal’s disasters.
Governors Greg Abbott in Texas and Ron DeSantis in Florida are following the playbook of segregationists who provided one-way bus tickets to Northern cities for Black Southerners in the 1960s. At that time, the fight for racial equality was attracting national attention and support from many white Americans, inspiring some to join interracial Freedom Rides organized by civil rights groups.
A Leon County Circuit judge on Tuesday cleared the way for a lawsuit challenging part of a controversial protest law that gives the governor and Cabinet the authority to override local governments’ decisions about police spending.