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Another Alien GOP Member

Florida’s governor Rick Scott has recently called for the drug-testing of welfare recipients, forcing parents found with traces of marijuana, cocaine, or heroin off the dole. Scott said on CNN, “Studies show that people that are on welfare are higher users of drugs than people not on welfare and the bottom line is, if they’re […]

National Hate Florida Day

Icy rain in New York. 12 inches of snow predicted for Boston. The northern tier of the USA is gripped by winter. Only one state in the Lower 48 offers any relief. Florida. Wish I was there. Key West. Nowhere warmer than the end of US 1.

Damned Les Habitants

My introduction to French was via the heavy accent of Pepé Le Pew. The cartoon skunk appeared on TV every Saturday morning in Maine during the 1950s. Pepe never got the girl. Skunks smelled bad and supposedly the French also never bathed with soap. France was across the Atlantic Ocean, but another France was much […]

Dead Men Don’t Say Shit

Last year a Florida woman who fired warning shots against her allegedly abusive husband has been sentenced to 20 years in prison according to CBS News. The judge ignored her request for a Stand Your Ground defense, citing that 5’2″ Ms. Marissa Alexander had left the house to get her pistol and then returned to […]

Innocence or Dead In Florida

Last night in Florida a six-person jury found George Zimmerman innocent of a murder charge, stemming from the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin of February 26, 2012. The 17 year-old black boy in a hoodie was walking back to the house of his father’s fiancee in a gated community after purchasing Skittles and an Ice […]