Posts Tagged ‘Florida’

Florida Governor Orders Investigation Into Jeffrey Epstein Case After Senator Threatened

By Aaron Kesel Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has ordered a state criminal probe into the actions of the Palm Beach sheriff and the former Palm Beach State Attorney, Barry Krischer, for their handling of the Jeffrey Epstein underage sex trafficking case, the Miami Herald reported. More than 40 victims as young as 14 have been […]

Florida beach reports surfer bitten by shark in 2nd attack in 2 days

   Malpurs told ABC News on Monday that the attack occurred at around 1:30 p.m. and that the teenager had suffered lacerations on the hand from one strike. She said he was treated on the scene but refused to be transported by ambulance. On Saturday, William Angell, 49, of Arizona, was bitten in the right […]

Florida senator warned to stop investigating Palm Beach sheriff’s leniency with Epstein’s work release program

   Florida Sen. Lauren Book has reached out to Capitol police after receiving an anonymous warning connected to her demand for a state inquiry into Palm Beach Sheriff Ric Bradshaw’s handling of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s lenient work release program, the Miami Herald has learned. Book, a vocal advocate for child sexual assault survivors, […]

A Florida woman was fined $100,000 for a dirty pool and overgrown grass. When do fines become excessive?

It said she owed $92,600 in fines for overgrown vegetation and a stagnant swimming pool at a house she no longer owned. She must pay in two weeks, the letter said, and it hinted that she could be sued if she didn’t. Including interest charges and other fees, her debt swelled to $103,559, about twice […]

Epstein Continued Child Rapes While “Jailed” in Florida…allowed by Judge to Fly to His Private Island

Editor’s note:  A Palm Beach judge allowed Epstein to fly to his New York brownstone, where we know  his sex crimes continued and then off to his private island…all unsupervised while supposedly serving a sentence for child rape. And it gets worse, so much worse for the man who introduced the former Slovenian model, now […]

Army Corps Admits to Dumping Toxic Water Into Florida Estuaries Without Telling Public

(TMU) — Last week, during a meeting of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, an Army Corps of Engineers official admitted that the agency has been dumping toxic water from Lake Okeechobee into local estuaries without any warning to the public. For years, this has been an open secret among the area’s residents, […]

Why is no one talking about Barry Krischer, the Florida prosecutor who let Epstein get away?

   The Florida prosecutor who allowed Jeffrey Epstein to get away with the abuse of children is a very popular guy in Palm Beach. The YWCA of Palm Beach County (“eliminating racism, empowering women“) offers the Barry Krischer Humanitarian Award and the Domestic Violence Council has a Barry Krischer scholarship. Last year, the ADL honored […]

Alex Acosta refuses to resign, blames Florida prosecutors for Epstein deal

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta rejected calls to resign Wednesday, saying he was the one who made sure billionaire Jeffrey Epstein served jail time and registered as a sex offender the first time he was accused of sexually abusing teen girls. Fighting for his job and his reputation, Mr. Acosta held a rare press conference to defend the decisions […]

Giant Pythons Are Eating Florida

Ian Bartoszek and Katie King recapture the 50-pound sentinel snake Johnny, who has led his minders to 18 adult Burmese pythons for removal. (Gena Steffens) Health Editor’s Note: This is what happens when someone buys a snake as a pet and then gets tired of taking care of it. Humans are stupid!…Carol Giant Snakes Take […]

Second Florida City Pays Hackers. How Smart Cities Leave Themselves Open for Cyberattacks.

July 2, 2019 By B.N. Frank A city employee clicking on a malicious link is being blamed for this recent cyber attack in Lake City, Florida.  Insurance will cover most of the ransom and taxpayers will cover the rest.  Argh. Hackers targeting local and state governments is on the rise.  Regardless, many local and state […]

Florida couple’s front-yard garden legal after 6-year battle

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Florida’s sweeping definition of anti-Semitism limits teachers’ freedom to discuss Palestine

The political bias in that statute stands out as if written with neon lights. Anyone can see that the statute is a desperate attempt to squelch fair comment and insulate the Zionist entity from well-deserved criticism. → Applying a double standard to Israel by requiring behavior of Israel that is not expected or demanded of […]

In Florida, It is Now Highly Illegal to Say ‘Jews Control Hollywood’

Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida recently signed a bill which added ‘anti-Semitism’ to the list of outlawed forms of discrimination in Florida, equating it with other forms of racial discrimination, reported the Tallahassee Democrat. The major problem many have with this bill is that the definition of Anti-semitism under this law includes everything from saying […]

Florida’s Governor just signed a bill that will censor criticism of Israel throughout the state’s public schools

On May 31, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill that prohibits anti-Semitism in public schools and universities throughout the state. However, the legislation also equates criticism of Israel with anti-Semitism, effectively censoring the advocacy of Palestinian rights. Two days before DeSantis officially signed HB 741 into law in Florida, he carried out a symbolic […]

FLORIDA PANHANDLE DEVASTATED BY WORST HURRICANE ON RECORD TO HIT U.S.—Why did it take 7 months for federal disaster relief aid?

    North Florida Grapples With An Emerging, Hurricane-Induced Mental Health Crisis By MORGAN MARTIN Health News Florida Many Hurricane Michael victims are still feeling the effects of the storm. It not only caused physical damage to the area, but has left scars on the hearts and minds of survivors. Smiling To Hide The Pain […]

Florida Man Could Lose His Home For Having Long Grass

Yesterday, the city of Dunedin, Florida did something unthinkable: it authorized the foreclosure of someone’s home in order to collect fines the city assessed for having grass that was too long. And now, today, Jim Ficken, a 69-year old resident of Dunedin, is fighting back. He’s partnered with the Institute for Justice […]

Florida Will Generously Allow Homeowners to Garden in Their Own Yards

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Dagny Taggart, Guest Waking Times If you live in Florida and want the freedom to plant food on your own property, I have great news for you. Late last month, the Florida Senate affirmed the right of self-reliant people statewide to grow vegetable gardens in their front yards. Here are some details on the bill […]

Florida advances bill to shield Israel from criticism

Nora Barrows-Friedman Activism and BDS Beat 14 March 2019 US lawmakers continue to promote laws punishing supporters of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement for Palestinian rights. (Joe Catron) A resolution recently introduced in the Missouri state legislature would affirm that boycotts are protected political expression. The measure, sponsored by Black progressive lawmaker Brandon Ellington, […]

Florida governor punishes Airbnb for "discrimination" against Israeli settlers

Nora Barrows-Friedman Activism and BDS Beat 25 January 2019 US lawmakers are punishing Airbnb for delisting rental units in illegal Israeli settlements.  Shadi Hatem APA images Florida’s governor has directed that his state should cease doing business with Airbnb after the firm announced it would stop listing accommodations in Israel’s illegal settlements. Ron DeSantis alleges […]

Agencies overwhelmed as over 127 dead dolphins wash up on Southwest Florida shores in 2018

     As it has for been many species, 2018 was a terrible year for dolphins, which are still in what was declared an “unusual mortality event” by government agencies in August. The region’s unrelenting and remarkably virulent toxic red tide is thought to be to blame. Scientific confirmation of its lethal impact on dolphins, however, […]

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