Florida Media Outlets Get It Wrong
When former State Senator Frank Artiles was arrested for allegedly putting up a fake candidate in a 2020 state senate race down in Miami, both Republicans and Democrats were shocked to hear the news.
So, as Artiles mounted his defense, media outlets wanted to get all kinds of information about Artiles, including potential information that included his family, friends, and other non-case-related items.
Artiles then filed a motion to have those non-case-related bits of information kept out of the public eye. Media outlets like the Miami Herald, Sun-Sentinel, and other outlets, all reported that Artiles “lost” the motion, but he really didn’t. Talk about “Fake News.” READ MORE.
Because it’s we Need to Blame the U.S. and not Communist Dictator Fidel Castro
More and more Progressive and Socialist-minded Democrats like Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith are coming out to blame the U.S. for the oppression in Cuba. Americans are rationing food, incarcerating dissidents, holding firing squads to kill alleged traitors, right?
Somehow Cuba is not to blame. Geesh. READ MORE
Annette Taddeo @Annette_Taddeo .@POTUS Miami is waiting for you. #SOSCuba “Actions speak louder than words,” said @SenatorTaddeo “We’ve got a real crisis. We need to grab that opportunity, which is why I compare it to the moment of Mr. Gorbachev.”
Marco Rubio @marcorubio-President Biden listen to the people inside of #Cuba not the pro-regime people in your administration The Cubans who were marching in the streets were not asking for remittances, they were asking for freedom #CubaLibre
“Kat Cammack Spotlights Biden’s War on Bacon,” by The Floridian’s Javier Manjarres—With inflation on the rise due to the unprecedented and unnecessary COVID-19 stimulus relief packages the Biden administration has been signing off on, Republicans have been quick to shed a spotlight on the rise of inflation, and the effect it is having at the grocery store and on bacon
“Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith Assigns Blame for Cuba on US,” by the Floridian’s Jim McCool—As the Cuban protests have been mobilized from the streets of Havana to communities in South Florida, the protests in Cuba have been at the very center of Florida Politics, which has sadly become another partisan issue.
“McCarthy Selects His 5 GOP Picks To Serve On Democrat-led Jan. 6 Select Committee.” by The Floridian’s Mona Salama
“Biden Walks Back Claims Of Facebook Misinformation Is ‘Killing People’ “by The Floridian’s Mona Salama
“Senator Rubio’s Fundraising Shows Grim Reality for Demings,” by The Floridian’s Javier Manjarres—With Election Day 2022 still being more than a year away, the Florida Senate race between incumbent Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and challenger Rep. Val Demings (D-FL), appears as if it will be a race that will get ugly, fast. However, fundraising says a lot about a candidacy, and Rubio’s fundraising prowess shows a grim reality for Demings’ Senate bid.
“Biden Administration Transfers First Prisoner Out Of Guantánamo Bay’ by The Floridian’s Mona Salama—The Biden administration on Monday has transferred its first detainee held at the notorious U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to his native country of Morocco, the first prisoner released under President Biden.
Congressional Republicans Crush Democrats in Fundraising,” by The Floridian’s Javier Manjarres—The 2022 midterm election season is well on its way and through the first six months of 2021, all of Florida’s congressional Republicans have raised significant Q2 fundraising numbers, with Reps. Matt Gaetz (R), Byron Donalds (R), Brian Mast (R), and Maria Elvira Salazar (R), all having raised totals north of $1 million.
Rep. Gaetz tops all members with a staggering $3.3 million raised, but Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D) has the most “Cash on Hand” with about $2 million in the bank. Reps. Mast and Gaetz are right behind her with $1.7 million and $1.6 million, respectively.
“Florida College Pushes False ‘Republicans are Fascist’ Narrative,” by The Floridian’s Javier Manjarres—Republicans and Conservatives blame academia for trying to indoctrinate students with liberal and socialist teachings, and while it doesn’t seem fair to accuse them of such political mind control, educators and publishers of the books they teach from bring it upon themselves as many continue to teach that Republicans are Fascist.
“DeSantis Visits Southern Border, Leads The Way on Border Crisis,” by The Floridian’s Javier Manjarres—As the border crisis continues to deepen with horror stories of rape, human trafficking, and other criminal acts being reported by some mainstream media, the Biden Administration has seemingly neglected the problem, allowing Florida to lead the way on securing the border as Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) himself visited the Southern Border.
“Biden Accuses Facebook Of ‘Killing People’ With Misinformation,” by The Floridian’s Mona Salama—President Biden accused Facebook of “killing people” by allowing in what he claims are the spread of misinformation regarding the COVID-19 vaccines to be shared on social media platforms.
“Anthony Sabatini to Introduce Bill Blocking U.S. Capitol Police from Florida,” by The Floridian’s Jim McCool—In the aftermath of the 2020 election, the January 6th riot on Capitol Hill still remains a relevant issue over 6 months later. Across the nation, political figures from both political parties have denounced the riot and Democrats have used the event as a political pawn. Just this week Congressional hopeful and state Rep. Anthony Sabatini (R-32) has committed to introducing a bill to block Capitol Police from working with law enforcement in Florida.
“Migrant Apprehension At Southern Border Rose To 188,000 In June, Reaching 1 Million Total Encounters So Far In 2021,” by The Floridian’s Mona Salama—Custom and Border Patrol apprehended and arrested more than 188,000 migrants at the southern border in June, marking the fourth straight month reaching another new highest one-month record bringing the total number of encounters for this fiscal year (FY) 2021 to over 1 million.
“Lauren Book Leads Charge to Challenge HB 1,” by The Floridian’s Jim McCool—Several months after the 2021 Florida legislative session, state Democrats have not given up in fighting the controversial HB 1 anti-riot bill Governor DeSantis (R-FL) has signed into law. Now, state Senator and minority leader, Sen. Lauren Book (D-32) has led the charge to challenge HB 1.
“Democratic Socialists Spar With Liberal to Moderate Democrats Over Cuba,” by The Floridian’s Javier Manjarres—The ideological struggle between Liberal to Moderate Democrats and the Democratic Socialists of the Democratic Party has taken shape as a result of the historic protests in Communist Cuba.
“White House Colludes With Facebook ‘Flagging’ COVID ‘Disinformation’ Posts,” by The Floridian’s Mona Salama
Mayor Suarez Wants to Drop Bombs on Cuban Leaders, But Russia Stands In the Way,” by The Floridian’s Javier Manjarres—After 60 years of oppression or “Satanic nightmare” by Dictator Fidel Castro in Communist Cuba, do you blame Cuban Americans like Miami Mayor Francis Suarez (R) for wanting to drop bombs on the heads of the regime leaders?
“Miami Republicans Condemn Offensive Black Lives Matter Statement on Cuba,” by The Floridian’s Javier Manjarres—The backlash over the offensive statement put out by the Democratic Party-supported Black Lives Matter organization has upset both South Florida Republicans and Democrats and now Miami Republicans have released a statement denouncing Black Lives Matter insulting remarks against Cubans and Cuban Americans.
“AOC Finally Breaks Silence On Cuba By Echoing BLM Blaming U.S ‘Absurdly Cruel’ Embargo For Protests,” by The Floridian’s Mona Salama—Rep. Alexnder Ocasio-Cortez has finally broken her silence regarding Cuba’s anti-government protests, echoing Black Lives Matter (BLM) recent statement that condemns the U.S. for the “absurdly cruel” trade embargo levied against the communist country.
“Jet Blue Supports Cross-Dressing Flight Attendants [IMAGE],” by The Floridian’s Javier Manjarres
“Mast Introduces Legislation to Support Veterans,” by The Floridian’s Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Brian Mast (R), who served in the military for more than 12 years and was wounded in combat, announced legislation that would support veterans in both his district and across the country. He has introduced three bills that will increase access to services, they will enhance efficiency, and they will also tackle mental health concerns that veterans are facing.
“Rick Scott: ‘Biden Needs to Show the Heck up’ On Cuba,” by The Floridian’s Jim McCool—As the tensions mount in Cuba and protests continue, the long-standing Communist regime is being challenged by its own people and Cuban-American activists alike. Although we have seen pivotal moves from notable politicians such as Gov. DeSantis (R-FL) attempting to supply internet access to the island, Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) does not think the US is doing enough and has officially called on President Biden (D) “to show the heck up!”
“Kat Cammack Raised $500K in Latest Fundraising Quarter,” by The Floridian’s Javier Manjarres—herself a pretty good chunk of change in this FEC reporting cycle. Rep. Cammack raised $500,000 between her campaign account, and her related political committees, Kat Victory Committee, and KAT PAC.
“Team DeSantis Sells ‘Don’t Fauci My Florida’ Merchandise Prompts Liberal Outrage,” by The Floridian’s Mona Salama
“Florida Democrats Call New Election Integrity Laws ‘Jim Crow Laws’ by The Floridian’s Jim McCool—As multiple states have gone on to pass new election laws that Republicans have branded as “election integrity laws,” Democrats across the country, particularly Florida, have all seemingly agreed to cast a “Jim Crow” stigma on the legislation that largely supports voter ID and eliminates ballot harvesting.
“Erika Benfield, Florida’s ‘Unapologetic Conservative’ Runs for Congress,” by The Floridian’s Daniel Molina
“Steube Slams Democrats For ‘Staying Silent’ On Cuba,” by The Floridian’s Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Greg Steube (R) is sounding off against Democratic members of Congress, arguing that they have failed to denounce the Communist Castro regime. In a statement, the member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Steube shared his support for the Cuban protestors, slamming his “Democrat colleagues” for “practically staying silent in condemning this humanitarian catastrophe and destabilizing threat at our very doorstep.”
“Rubio: Biden Should Use the Diplomacy He Brags About,” by The Floridian’s Daniel Molina—After days of protests in Cuba that have sent shockwaves across the world, some lawmakers are expressing their disappointment in the response that the Biden administration has taken this week. Reports surfaced that the Biden administration was loosening sanctions against Venezuela, and lawmakers in South Florida are now arguing that the administration should be more pressing on the subject.
“DeSantis, Florida Legislators Point to China and Russia as ‘Hostile Influences in Western Hemisphere’,” by The Floridian’s Javier Manjarres—After mass protests broke out in Communist Cuba last weekend, the Cuban regime’s two most supportive allies and “hostile influences in the Western Hemisphere,” China and Russia, openly came out in support of the government and its efforts to silence protestors.
“New Poll: Most Minorities Don’t Think Voter ID is Racist,” by The Floridian’s Jim McCool—After President Biden (D) concluded his controversial speech against voter ID in Philadelphia today, the presses have been running hot after the president asserted that multiple state’s proposed voter ID laws are the most “significant test” to our nation “since the Civil War.” However, a new poll on the issue may reflect a more unified issue than we think, with most minorities not finding Voter ID racist.
“Norwegian Cruise Company Sues Florida Over Vaccine Passport Law,” by The Floridian’s Jim McCool—With Florida holding the line against all-things COVID, the state is not only being pressured by its Blue State counterparts but also the world community as Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has sued Florida over the state’s vaccine passport ban.
“Political Time Machine: The Same Old Conservative Ron DeSantis [Video],” by The Floridian’s Javier Manjarres
“Did Biden Just Concede 6 Million Votes to Trump?” ,” by The Floridian’s Javier Manjarres
“NRSC, RNC To Air Ads During MLB All-Star Game Attacking Democrats’ Georgia boycott,” by The Floridian’s Mona Salama—The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) and the Republican National Committee (RNC) will play ball during Tuesday MLB’s All-Star Game, airing political attacks ads reminding voters of Democrats lies’ about Georgia’s new election integrity law that caused the league to move the Midsummer Classic from Atlanta to Denver.
“Cruz Introduce Bill To Extend Title 42 Border Expulsions,” by The Floridian’s Mona Salama—Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is leading a charge in the Senate by introducing a bill Tuesday to preserve Title 42, a Trump-era public health order that authorizes prompt expulsion of illegal immigrants across the southern border to prevent the spread of COVID-19 amid reports of President Biden “abruptly and dangerously abolishing” the policy.
“Trump: ‘Election Fraud Will Soon Be Revealed,” by The Floridian’s Jim McCool—After several states having now filed for election audits amid suspicions of fraud during the 2020 presidential election, Pennsylvania is the latest state to join the list, gaining the attention of former President Trump (R). The former President released a statement today bashing Biden for visiting the state and telling current President Biden (D) to show them “how honest” the election was and continues to promise that election fraud will “soon be revealed.”
“Salazar Calls Communist Cuban Regime a ‘Satanic Nightmare’ by The Floridian’s Javier Manjarres—As Cubans on the Communist island of Cuba took to the streets to protest decades of oppression, so too did the Cuban-American exile community in Miami, and around Florida, to show solidarity with the Cuban people, and to denounce the “satanic nightmare” that is Cthe regime in Cuba.
“DeSantis Infrastructure Plan Will Help Rural Communities,” by The Floridian’s Jim McCool—Through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), and Enterprise Florida Inc. (EFI), grants have been awarded totaling more than $30 million to improve not only infrastructure but also community development and job creation specifically in small and rural Florida communities.
“Americans For Prosperity Endorse Florida’s HB 403,” by The Floridian’s Jim McCool—While the jam-packed 2021 legislative session in Florida has long since passed, the Americans for Prosperity has recently released their scorecard of the best legislation seen in Tallahassee this year. Giving an endorsement of the pro-business HB 403.
“Florida House Republicans Launch “Firewall to Freedom” Campaign [Video],” by The Floridian’s Daniel Molina—Ahead of the 2022 midterm election, Republicans are working on expanding their outreach, and this includes a new digital campaign. In a press release, it’s explained that the ad campaign titled “Firewall for Freedom” aims “to connect Floridians with common-sense policies championed by Republicans in the Florida Legislature that have propelled the Sunshine State’s comeback from COVID.” The advertisement will be released on social media platforms, and it’s billed as “the first of its kind in touting GOP ideas and principles that are moving Florida forward, while other states lag behind.”
“Gaetz Calls out House Republicans Immigration ‘Shills’ and ‘Sellouts,”– by The Floridian’s Javier Manjarres—Never one to mince his words, Conservative Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) called out his fellow Republican members of Congress over the illegal immigration issue or “border crisis,” saying that while House Republican lawmakers “talk tough on immigration,” they vote in support of “amnesty policies” because they are beholden to “Big Business.”
“Rubio Says Armed Cuban ‘Shock troops’ Look to Break Up Protests,”: by The Floridian’s Daniel Molina—Over the weekend, the people of Cuba marched in the street in protest against the Communist Cuban dictatorship. In South Florida, supporters did the same, taking to 8th street (Calle Ocho) to wave Cuban flags and chant for liberty for the Cuban people. There was a widespread response among South Florida lawmakers, and Senator Marco Rubio (R) took to Twitter to comment on the growing protests in Cuba and on issues that must be addressed for the people to be one day be able to see liberty on the island of Cuba.
House Republicans to Target Venezuela, Other Existing Threats to U.S.” by The Floridian’s Javier Manjarres—With the “Axis of Evil” and its influence in the Western Hemisphere continuing to swell throughout the region, Republican lawmakers, particularly Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, are attempting to curb the undue intervention of China, Russia, and Iran, and the threats to the U.S. they pose.
Leader McCarthy put together the Republican Party’s American Security Task Force which comprises four Florida members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
“Cubans Denounce ‘Misery’ in Biggest Protests in Decades,“ by New York Times’ Frances Robles—The rallies, widely viewed as astonishing for a country that limits dissent, were set off by economic crises worsened by the pandemic.
“Huge anti-government protests are happening in Cuba,” by the AP—HAVANA Thousands of Cubans marched on Havana’s Malecon promenade and elsewhere on the island Sunday to protest food shortages and high prices amid the coronavirus crisis, in one of biggest anti-government demonstrations in memory.
Many young people took part in the afternoon protest in the capital, which disrupted traffic until police moved in after several hours and broke up the march when a few protesters threw rocks