JUICE — Florida Politics' Juicy Read — 12.7.2021 — Nikki Fried's Latino Outreach Problem— Democrats: DeSantis is FARC—More...

JUICE — Florida Politics' Juicy Read — 12.7.2021 — Nikki Fried's Latino Outreach Problem— Democrats: DeSantis is FARC—More...

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Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
December 7, 2021

Nikki Fried's Latino Outreach Problema

Let's just cut to the chase. Forgive us for being blunt, but AG Commissioner Nikki Fried's Latino Outreach advisor, or whatever she is called, Evelyn Perez-Verdia, really sucks at her job as "communicator" for Fried's gubernatorial campaign.

NO, really.

Let's hope Fried smartens up and makes a change before she realizes this too late. READ MORE

Democrats Eat Their Own and Revert to Calling DeSantis Today's Fidel Castro

The Progressive wing of the Democratic Party seems a bit desperate these days as they are willing to after one of the most loyal Democratic Party surrogates in state Senator Annette Taddeo.

Believe it or not, to some Progressives, Sen. Taddeo acts and sounds like a "Trumpista" and Gov. Ron DeSantis. Oh, and Commissioner Fried's staff and supporters appear to be in line with this argument. Who knew? READ MORE

Commissioner Nikki Fried-It is CRUCIAL that we work to foster a safe and inclusive environment for ALL students! This is yet another example of the DeSantis Administration ignoring and erasing the needs of our state's LGBTQ community and undermining policies intended to keep Florida students safe.

Kat Cammack-Today is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day; we honor the memory of the thousands who gave their lives 80 years ago. As the granddaughter of two World War II heroes, marking the day that drew America into the fight is always an important and personal day.

U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy -.@RepRutherfordFL & I have a bipartisan bill to avoid these tragic incidents. Our SAVE Right Whales Act would invest $5mil a year to fund research into ways to protect these endangered whales & prevent them from getting caught in commercial fishing ropes.

Rep. Anna V. Eskamani -I love it when my big brother sees something I post online and then tells me he saw my post & it inspired him to start reading about that policy issue more and then shares other articles about it too. Best big brother everrrr

Shevrin “Shev” Jones-Isn’t it amazing that in the 30s, as a young girl scout, Carrie Meek could not enter the doors of the Florida Capitol, but yet found herself serving in the very same building over 50 years later? We honor her today and forever! Take your rest! #CarrieMeek

Matt Gaetz-Natural infection immunity remains the strongest immunity from COVID on Earth. Natural immunity deniers are either Big Pharma, corrupted by Big Pharma, or funded by the advertisements of Big Pharma.

Jimmy Patronis-It’s a sad day in this country that the ⁦@WhiteHouse is talking about the inside baseball of the @vp & staff drama as opposed to working on real solutions of dealing with skyrocketing inflation families are facing.


Nikki Fried
Nikki Fried

"Nikki Fried is Running a Losing Campaign for Florida’s Latino Vote" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—One of Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried’s gubernatorial campaign’s Hispanic advisors, Evelyn Perez-Verdia, is paid to communicate the commissioner’s vision to the Latino vote, including those Republicans and Independents who may not see eye-to-eye with her or her boss.

"Biden’s Justice Department Sues To Block Texas Redistricting Maps" by The Floridian's Mona Salama—The Department of Justice (DOJ) took new aim at Texas once again Monday, filing a lawsuit seeking to block the states’ new redistricting maps by alleging the GOP-drawn maps discriminate against Black and Latino voters and violated the Voting Rights Act.

Florida Democrats already pointing fingers as they steel themselves for November,” by POLITICO’s Gary Fineout: Former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz was heralded as a turnaround artist when he took the helm of the Florida Democratic Party. The big question nearly a year later is whether he’s done enough to help Democrats win in 2022.

"Democrats Equate DeSantis to FARC, Dictators Over Civilian Military Force" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Democrats continue to reel over Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s decision to re-establish the state’s civilian-military force, with even some Socialist-leaning Hispanics now equating DeSantis with Dictators Hugo Chavez and Daniel Ortega, and criminal paramilitary groups and drug traffickers like Colombia’s FARC.

"Injunction Denied in Health Care Vaccination Fight" by The News Service of Florida's Joe Saunders

"Murphy Says Idea That Florida is Becoming a Red State is ‘B.S. by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—With Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis pouring some “Red Salt” into the gaping political wound that Florida Democrats have suffered as a result of their Socialism-minded agenda, and as Florida is now seen as a “Red State,” some Democrats like Rep. Stephanie Murphy aren’t buying the notion that their political party has lost the state to Republicans.

"DeSantis Champions ‘Historic’ GOP Voter Registration" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Over the weekend, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) celebrated what he’s calling a “Historic win in the Sunshine State.” The Biden Administration and Democrats have struggled with Florida voters in recent weeks, and a number of polls have indicated that support for either has taken a hit both in the state and nationally.

"DeSantis Likens Biden to “Corrupt Tyrants by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"Biden Knows Billions in Abandoned Military Equipment Will be Used Against Americans (VIDEO)" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Fried Approves of DeSantis Being Compared to Fidel Castro" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

Ron DeSantis
Ron DeSantis

DeSantis: Biden’s ‘Trying to Impose More Restrictions’ by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"Plot to Extort Florida State Sen. Lauren Book Leads to Arrest" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Florida GOP Boss Joe Gruters hit With Grievance for Endorsing in a Contested Primary Race" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Mast Backs Nehls’s Bipartisan Police Funding Bill" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Matt Gaetz Calls Out CNN’s ‘Fredo’ Cuomo Over Ethics" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Longest Serving Florida AG Butterworth Endorses Crist" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—This week, Florida state Senator Ileana Garcia (R) filed Public Records/Statewide Council on Human Trafficking (SB 294), a measure that aims to “increase the effectiveness of the work performed by the Florida Alliance to End Human Trafficking and protect the identity of individuals that support efforts to end human trafficking in Florida.” In reference to stopping human trafficking, the Florida lawmaker asserted that she became an elected official in order “to help defend and protect the most vulnerable in our community.”

"Fried Says DeSantis Needs to ‘pay Close Attention’ to new COVID Cases" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried (D) is calling for Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) to pay close attention to COVID cases and hospitalizations after the first omicron variant case was reported in California. Commissioner Fried has been a vocal critic of the Governor’s response to the COVID pandemic in Florida while the state experiences the lowest cases and hospitalizations in the country.

"Gaetz Says “National Stand Your Ground Bill” to be Filed any day" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—WASHINGTON—Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) has told The Floridian that the “National Stand Your Ground” legislative measure he recently proposed would be filed in the U.S. House of Representatives this week, but no later than the end of the month.

"Rubio: Demings has ‘Commitment to Opening our Borders’ by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—The Rubio campaign is once taking political jabs at Florida Rep. Val Demings (D). This time it’s over the Florida Democrat’s vote in favor of the “Build Back Better” social spending bill. Dubbed a “socialist agenda” by prominent GOP members, the bill also received opposition from some Democrats. However, in reference to the bill’s response to immigration in the country, the Rubio team argues that Demings’s voting in favor of it is just another example of “her commitment to opening our borders.”

Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Debbie Wasserman Schultz

"Wasserman-Schultz Accuses Fox News of Spreading ‘Anti-Vax Propaganda’ by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Almost 2 years into the pandemic, and the world is still learning about COVID-19 every single day. Some however, would blame the slow progress of eradicating the coronavirus on those who peddle misinformation. Especially US Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) who is accusing Fox News of spreading “anti-vax propaganda.”

"Garcia Files Bill to end Human Trafficking" by The Floridian's—This week, Florida state Senator Ileana Garcia (R) filed Public Records/Statewide Council on Human Trafficking (SB 294), a measure that aims to “increase the effectiveness of the work performed by the Florida Alliance to End Human Trafficking and protect the identity of individuals that support efforts to end human trafficking in Florida.” In reference to stopping human trafficking, the Florida lawmaker asserted that she became an elected official in order “to help defend and protect the most vulnerable in our community.”

"Biden Urged to Address Venezuela’s Humanitarian Crisis After Sham Elections" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—This past weekend, Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro dismissed as “spies” members of a European Union electoral observation mission sent to observe the recent regional elections.

"The New Saudi Arabian Golf League Threatens The PGA Tour, Florida Jobs, and the Sport of Golf" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Federal Court Strikes Down Biden’s Vaccine Mandate" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Annette Taddeo Takes Aim at ‘Little Ronnie’s Regime’ by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—State Senator Annette Taddeo (D) has been vocal in her opposition to the State Department delisting FARC from its list of terrorist organizations. However, when questioned about her political beliefs, the Florida lawmaker took issue with DeSantis spokeswoman Christina Pushaw questioning her membership as a Democrat. Criticizing “little Ronnie’s regime,” the gubernatorial hopeful slammed Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R), accusing him of being a Governor that wants to “emulate dictators.”

"Rubio Questions ‘Tight-Lipped’ Demings on Biden’s FARC Decision" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—After the Biden Administration announced it would be delisting the Colombian-based Marxist terrorist group FARC from the State Department’s list of terrorist organizations, a number of lawmakers from both sides of the aisle raised furor over the decision.

"Florida Democrats Paint Marco Rubio as a Failure" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—The 2022 midterm election is expected to be one of the most consequential of this generation. One race that is poised to be one of the most contentious contests this election cycle is Florida’s U.S. Senate race where Democrats are painting incumbent Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) as a failure.

"Scott: Biden Administration is ‘out of Touch With Reality’ by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D), the current Secretary of Transportation, is facing heavy scrutiny for urging Americans to buy electric cars amidst rising gas prices. Earlier, the Biden Administration announced that to combat the prices, it would be releasing barrels of oil from the United States’ strategic oil reserve.

"Republican Rep. Caruso Endorses Progressive Democrat Over Trump Candidate" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—The 2022 midterm elections could turn out to be the most consequential election to date, and Republicans who are expected to trounce Democrats next year, are all lining up behind to support fellow Republican legislators and candidates, except for State Rep. Michael Caruso (R).

"Florida Reports Lowest Daily Coronavirus Cases Per Capita" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Undoubtedly, Florida has taken the least orthodox route in combating the Coronavirus Pandemic for almost 2 years. But now, the data is starting to show that this open policy might have paid off, as Florida now reports the lowest daily coronavirus cases per capita in the nation.

"Gaetz to File ‘National Stand Your Ground’ Legislative Measure" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Days after Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty of murder for defending himself against armed assailants, Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) announced on his “Firebrand” podcast that he would be filing a “National Stand Your Ground” measure in the U.S. Congress.

"Combat Veteran to Launch Investigation into Biden’s Arming of Terrorist Groups" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—After President Joe Biden’s botched military retreat in Afghanistan that lead to deaths of 13 U.S. Servicemen and women, and unreported American citizens being killed during a suicide terrorist attack at the Kabul international airport, it was only a matter of time before China, Russia, and Pakistan, would gain access to billions of dollars in U.S. military equipment the administration abandoned in Afghanistan

"Five Moderate Democrats Oppose Biden’s ‘Radical’ Pick For Top Bank Regulator" by The Floridian's Mona Salama


"Scientists Confirm New Variant of COVID in Africa" by The Floridian's Mona Salama

"Democrats Want Trump To Run in 2024" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—President Joe Biden (D) has made waves this week after confirming he will seek re-election in 2024, but what about former President Donald Trump (R)? A concerning number of Democrats now want to see Trump run in 2024.

"Kamala Harris Announces $1.5B for Healthcare Industry" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Americans are still feeling the effects of the Pandemic such as shortages in healthcare supplies and frontline workers. Now, Vice President Kamala Harris (D), has announced $1.5 billion invested in the healthcare industry.

"DeSantis ‘Will Fully Fund’ gas tax Holiday, Increase Teacher and First Responder Pay" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—After Democratic lawmakers expressed their support for Gov. Ron DeSantis’s $1 billion gas tax holiday proposal, many of these same Democrats hoped that the money used to help relieve the burden at the pump would not come from funds allocated for other infrastructure programs.

"Biden To Release Emergency Oil From Strategic Reserves To Fight Surging Gas Prices" by The Floridian's Mona Salama—President Biden ordered the release of 50 million barrels of oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve in a bid to combat the surging gas prices ahead of the holiday season, but the relief will take weeks to hit the market.

"Marco Rubio Praised for Constituency Services" by. The Floridian's Daniel Molina—After the United States withdrew its soldiers from Afghanistan, the Biden Administration received a considerable amount of criticism regarding the strategy used. Subsequently, various stories made headlines regarding people that were not evacuated in time. In the latest development, 220 Afghan nationals have been rescued and granted asylum in Portugal, thanks to Florida Senator Marco Rubio.

"White House Confirms Biden Intends To Run For Reelection In 2024 Despite Old Age" by The Floridian's Mona Salama—White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed Monday that President Biden intends to run for reelection in 2024, amid reports of Democrats worrying about his plummeting approval ratings and widespread concern about his physical and mental health as the country’s oldest president.

"Rick Scott Keeps Fighting for a Florida Olympics" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—For years now, many Florida officials have insisted that China not be allowed to host the upcoming Olympic Games and better yet, move it to Florida. Now, US Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) is continuing pushback on Bejing hosting the Olympic games alongside athletes who harbor human rights concerns.

"Trump-Backed Sean Parnell Suspends Pennsylvania Senate bid" by The Floridian's Mona Salama

"Scott and Rubio Pass Bipartisan Bill for Veterans" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"DeSantis’s $1 Billion gas tax Holiday Receives Bipartisan Support" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—During press conferences at the Buc-ee’s service station in Daytona Beach and at Daily’s service station in Jacksonville, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced he will attempt to alleviate gas prices for Floridian by proposing a $1 billion gas tax holiday.

"Scott Double Down Calls For Olympics To Move Out Of China ‘For Safety Of U.S. Athletes’ by The Floridian's Mona Salama—Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) is doubling down his calls to move the 2022 Winter Olympics out of Beijing, citing the “safety of U.S. athletes” is at stake following the disappearance of a Chinese tennis star after she accused a senior Chinese official of sexual assault earlier this month.

"Florida Democrat Jones Wants to Repeal ‘Stand Your Ground Laws’ by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—After a jury in Kenosha, Wisconsin found Kyle Rittenhouse “Non-Guilty” of murdering 2 individuals and wounding another, Democrats have expressed their anger and disappointment in the verdict and some want to repeal “Stand Your Ground Laws.”



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Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning political journalist. Diverse New Media, Corp. publishes Floridianpress.com, Hispolitica.com, shark-tank.com, and Texaspolitics.com He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming, and biking. Javier is also a political consultant and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at www.brownpeople.org Email him at [email protected]

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