Month: July 2016

Sex, ‘lies’ and the Graysons – Where did indicted Rep. Brown find 50k? – After outcry, RNC’s Ferré to leave MDC – Bedbugs, and turtles and Trump – POLITICO

A video of what seems like Bill Clinton falling asleep during Hillary Clinton’s speech on Thursday night is making headlines in conservative media outlets…. Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook said Sunday that Kaine would support Clinton’s position on the Hyde amendment despite his own reservations…. It’s time for Episode 13 of the 2016 Nerdcast, POLITICO’s podcast on the race for the White House. Tune in each week to geek out with us as we dive deep… Sex, ‘lies’ and the Graysons – Where did indicted Rep. Brown find 50k? – After outcry, RNC’s Ferré to leave MDC – Bedbugs, and turtles and Trump – POLITICO Katrina Pierson engaged in a back-and-forth on CNN about who’s truly responsible for the rise of ISIL, which Trump himself has pinned on both President…     Curated from Sex, ‘lies’ and the Graysons – Where did indicted Rep. Brown find 50k? – After outcry, RNC’s Ferré to leave MDC – Bedbugs, and turtles and Trump – POLITICO...

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Bullsugar: Kenny Hinkle "the Con-Man" Could Be Harming the Florida Everglades

(Guest Editorial) The Everglades National Park and Lake Okeechobee are important national resources that garner a lot of media and political attention throughout the United States, and especially in #Florida.  Many outstanding organizations have been formed for the purpose of helping to restore the river of grass, to improve the water flow and quality of Florida’s fragile lakes and estuaries and to protect endangered species and habitats in and around the Everglades.  Most of these groups raise money legitimately, to promote their agenda through private donations, while other activist groups are formed purely for profit and rely on governmental subsidies...

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Grayson: Republican plan for Zika — “Don’t get bit” | Post On Politics

  “So while they’re back in their districts begging their constituents to let them keep their jobs, more American children will be born with microcephaly; more seniors with health complications will be at risk; more picnics will be overshadowed with the fear of an impending epidemic. Grayson noted that his home Orange County was once known as Mosquito County in #Florida territorial days. Grayson is running for U.S. Senate in the Aug. 30 primary and Florida and New York lead the continental U.S. in the number of Zika cases reported. Orlando Democratic U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson reprised a version...

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With another deadline looming, Florida Democrats urge Congress to act on Zika virus | Post On Politics

Senate Democrats blocked a $1.1 billion proposal last month after Republicans added so-called poison pill provisions aimed at limiting funding for Planned Parenthood and other women’s health clinics. The White House and the Republican-controlled Congress have been sparring for months over Zika funding. Obama sought $1.9 billion in February to fight the virus, but Congress was slow in taking up the measure and remain divided. Palm Beach County has reported 12 cases which, like all in #Florida, are believed to involve people who contracted the virus outside the continental U.S. Florida reported 11 new cases Wednesday, its single largest...

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