Bernie Sanders – His Crowds Grow

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent from Vermont and 2016 U.S. presidential candidate, speaks during a campaign rally in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S., on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

Riding a wave of momentum before the biggest crowds of the election season. Bernie

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Article source: http://time.com/3947693/bernie-sanders-hillary-clinton-crowds/

Amendment 1 betrayed

Editorial from the Miami Herald

Our state political leaders should be ashamed. In twisting the intent of Amendment 1, they have brazenly ignored the will of Florida voters.

But the ballot initiative, born of a wish to keep lawmakers from raiding money set aside to purchase and preserve Florida lands, was subverted and misappropriated by state legislators.

Now state environmentalists are fighting back with a lawsuit to stop this from happening next year. They deserve our support.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/editorials/article25718059.html

‘Bernie Sanders Can Become President’

How many times have you heard the phrase, “I like Bernie Sanders, but he can’t win,” uttered by people who identify themselves as progressives? The facts, however, illustrate that “Bernie Sanders can win” and nobody in politics foreshadowed the Vermont Senator’s latest surge in both Iowa and New Hampshire.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/h-a-goodman/bernie-sanders-can-become-president-has-replaced-i-like-him-but-he-cant-win_b_7733476.html

Florida’s Crist takes heat for more flip flops in Dem run for governor

 

Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist is taking heat for his call to lift the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba — the latest episode in which Democrats and Republicans have attacked him for flip-flopping on everything from policy to his choice

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Article source: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/02/15/florida-crist-takes-heat-for-more-flip-flops-in-dem-run-for-governor/

Medical marijuana to go to ballot, Florida Supreme Court rules

Floridians will vote on medical marijuana come November, after a divided Florida Supreme Court ruled Monday that ballot language for a proposed constitutional amendment meets all legal requirements.

If at least 60 percent of voters agree, Florida could become the first

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Article source: http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/medical-marijuana-to-go-to-ballot-florida-supreme-court-rules/2162912

Florida moves ahead with bill legalizing ‘warning shots’

Florida legislators are pushing ahead with a bill designed to make it clear people can show a gun, or even fire a warning shot, without drawing a lengthy prison sentence.

 

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Article source: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/01/09/florida-moves-ahead-with-bill-legalizing-warning-shots/

Florida pols look out of touch in medical marijuana

The opposition to physicians recommending prescription cannabis isn’t just an example of political inconsistency in Tallahassee. It’s a sign that — unlike their opposition to Obamacare — GOP leaders look greatly out of step with voters, including rank-and-file Republicans.

 

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Article source: http://www.bradenton.com/2014/01/13/4933019/florida-pols-look-out-of-touch.html

Florida Politics Week in Review: The Cocaine Congressman

There’s nothing better than a Congressional cocaine bust to remind us that politics is back in full swing in the state of Florida! Here is a roundup of this week’s winners and losers as we start barreling toward the 2014

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Article source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/shawna-vercher/florida-politics-week-in-_b_4326921.html

As High Court Takes On Medical Marijuana Proposal in Florida, Politics Muddy …

As High Court Takes On Medical Marijuana Proposal in Florida, Politics Muddy Merits

| November 14, 2013

May it please the high court. (Blind Nomad)

To supporters, the wording of a proposed constitutional amendment to

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Article source: http://flaglerlive.com/61148/medical-marijuana-fla/