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GOP Rep. Debbie Mayfield Files Bill to Limit or End Common Core in Florida

| August 30, 2013

Rep. Debbie Mayfield’s measure would require the State Board of Education to meet certain requirements before moving forward with the English and math portions of the standards and specifically bar it from implementing common core in any other subject areas.

Common Core Here to Stay Despite Heckles by Conservatives, But Testing Questions Remain

| July 24, 2013

The decision by legislative leaders to call for Florida to withdraw from a group of states preparing new tests for student learning has set off a round of battles over the future of Florida’s involvement in the “common core” standards project. And it causes complications for Florida education officials, many of whom support common core.

Despite Setbacks, Florida Tea Party Activists Aren’t Ready to Hear Their Eulogies Yet

| February 12, 2013

In light of November 2012’s electoral setbacks, some are ready to write off the “tea party” as a movement whose time has come and gone, but don’t tell that to Florida’s grassroots activists.

The Conservative Case Against Compromise

| November 24, 2012

A Democrat and one a conservative say Republicans in Congress need to compromise so the government can “get things done,” and that it is better to do something than nothing. No. It is not, argues Lloyd Brown.

ALEC’s Influence in Florida Is Broad
And Deep, With Business and Lawmakers

| July 29, 2012

ALEC–the extreme right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council influencing many legislatures around the county–has an inordinate amount of influence on the Florida Legislature, according to a report by a coalition of liberal groups.

Rush Limbaugh, Slander Slut

| March 2, 2012

If there ever was a need for a prophylactic to syphilitic discourse, Rush Limbaugh’s latest attack on women makes the case. But insurers won’t cover it.

Ronald Reagan, Sarah Palin and Tea Parties: The Gipper’s NAACP Warning to Extremists

| July 31, 2011

“You are the ones who are out of step with our society,” Ronald Reagan said of extremists in a 1981 speech to the NAACP, a speech that resonates in tea party America today, Zach Roberts argues.

Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal: Bancroft Family Members Now Regret Sale

| July 14, 2011

Several key members of the Bankroft family which controlled The Wall Street Journal say they would not have agreed to sell the prestigious daily to Rupert Murdoch if they’d been aware of News International’s conduct in the phone-hacking scandal at the time of the deal.

How Republicans Became America’s Arabs

| October 24, 2010

That’s the strength behind the Republican No, as it is behind the Arab No, the Islamist No in particular: it appeals to some mythical, mass-marketable golden age. No proof necessary.

More Incitement to Violence Against Florida’s Alan Grayson

| July 26, 2010

A $100 reward is put out to punch Florida Congressman Alan Grayson. A death threat follows, not for the first time.

Charter School Failure: Why Imagine and Heritage Weren’t Included in FCAT Tallies

| July 1, 2010

Charter schools are not in the same league as traditional public schools. Their standards are lower. The burden is on charters to prove their worth.

Socialism, Capitalism, and Other Fallen Stock

| May 9, 2010

We can rail about socialism’s evil and worship capitalism all we like. It won’t get us out of the hole we spent the last 30 years digging. History and Adam Smith are better guides.

Arizona Boots Up Brown Immigrants’ Guantanamo

| April 25, 2010

The virus that led to Arizona’s anti-immigration law has crossed Arizona’s borders into the rest of America. Its carrier is as white as a bed sheet and by far the greater threat to America’s character than anything that ever crossed the Rio Grande.

Lawrence: Flagler Tea Party’s Four Values–and Aims

| April 15, 2010

Tom Lawrence, chairman of Palm Coast’s Tea Party movement, sums up the 4 values of the movement as it conceives itself locally, and its aims in the next six months.

Call Me a Tea Party Fan

| April 15, 2010

Maybe not a fan of the tea partiers’ ideas. But definitely a fan of their sincerity and, yes, eloquence. Let’s bust some stereotypes.

Weimar Germany’s Shadow Creep on Main Street

| January 28, 2010

Philip A. Farruggio argues that the United States is forgetting the lessons of 1930s Germany–and Sinclair Lewis’ prophetic warnings–at its own risk.

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