JUICE—Florida Politics' Juicy Read — 5.10.2022 — Billionaire Elon Musk's Not-so-new Twitter

JUICE—Florida Politics' Juicy Read — 5.10.2022 — Billionaire Elon Musk's Not-so-new Twitter

Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
May 10, 2022


Campaign Trail Trick or Treat?

It happens every election cycle, but is there a real consorted effort to upend Conservative journalist Laura Loomer’s congressional campaign?

We have all heard of “Russian collusion,” but is primary election collusion occurring in the contentious primary race in Florida’s 11th District? READ MORE


Twitter Censorship Continues

Elon Musk, the somewhat rich dude who recently bought Twitter, said he was going to clean house at the social media platform to help preserve freedom of speech.

But while Musk will surely make significant changes at Twitter, censorship is still occurring, and it's still happening to Floridians.

Some of the youngest conservative voices are still being silenced. READ MORE

Rep. Anna V. Eskamani-This is unbelievable. Lyman High School wants to censor RAINBOW flags from their year book -- what kind of message does that send for student equality AND freedom of speech? This isn't a dictatorship despite DeSantis wanting us to think it is. #SAYGAY

Rep. Angie Nixon-We just got the data. 35 corporations with $1 Billion in profit owed ZERO corporate income tax in Ron DeSantis "Free" Florida. Freedom for who exactly? Floridians deserve a tax system that puts the needs of the people first, not corporate donors. See my full statement.

Representative Daryl Campbell-Honored to join the Legislative Tour of Florida's Kennedy Space Center today w/ other members.

Artemis is the largest rocket ever assembled in support of human spaceflight & is in the final stages of preparation for its 1st launch this summer.

Jimmy Patronis-Our investigators are working 24/7 to determine the cause of this awful fire & we’ll provide more updates as available. Due to the complex nature of fire investigations, they can take months to complete. If you find it in your heart to donate

Rick Scott-Republicans firmly believe that life begins at conception & an unborn baby is a human life, a belief based on science, faith & values. The Democrats’ all-out war on the unborn has me asking: when do the Democrats believe life begins? It’s time they answer.


Sen. Marco Rubio
Sen. Marco Rubio

"Young Conservative Author Censored by Big Tech" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Since Elon Musk bought Twitter, many conservative voices that were once silenced on the social media platform have now been uncensored. However, this has not stopped Big Tech's censorship at large.  Alexia Bianchi, a conservative USF senior and author...

"Rubio Team Slams Demings’ new Ethics Complaint" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Val Demings’ (D) senatorial campaign continues to face controversy in the form of ethics violation complaints. Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s (R) reelection team is now criticizing the Florida Democrat over a fourth ethics violation complaint that has been directed to her.

"Elvira Salazar Questions Rise of Check Washing Crimes" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar (R) has sent a letter to USPS regarding increased check washing crimes. Directed to the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) Chief Postal Inspector, Gary Barksdale, Rep. Elvira Salazar demands answers over increased check washing cases in South Florida.

"Waltz Questions SEC Over Forbes Acquisition" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—In late April, Florida Rep. Michael Waltz (R) directed a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen. In the letter, Waltz questions whether the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has reviewed the acquisition of Forbes Global Media Holdings...

"Webster Campaign Accused Of Dirty Tricks To Knock Out America First Candidate Laura Loomer" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—There appears to be mounting evidence that several congressional campaigns in the Republican Primary race for Florida’s 11th District are teaming up to derail Conservative journalist and firebrand Republican congressional candidate, Laura Loomer...

"Progressives Still Believe "Abortion is Healthcare" After Leaked Supreme Court Opinion" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—In response to the leaked Roe V. Wade decision, Florida Democrats held a rally over Mother’s Day weekend in support of safeguarding abortion at the federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale.

"DeSantis Signs Visit Florida Extension" by News Service of Florida—Florida’s tourism-marketing agency can continue to plan advertising campaigns for the next five years, under a bill signed into law Friday by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The measure (SB 434), which was one of 11 bills signed, extends the authorization of Visit Florida from Oct. 1, 2023, to Oct. 1, 2028.

"Matt Gaetz: Election Fraud Evidence 'cannot be ignored'" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Dinesh D’Souza released another political film this weekend too, no surprise, divided reviews. In 2016, he showcased “Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party” and in 2018, he released “Death of a Nation” which attempted to demonstrate the parallels between the Trump and Lincoln presidencies.

"Republicans Poll Higher After SCOTUS Opinion Leak" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—The latest SCOTUS leak has stirred up plenty of controversy, but contrary to rhetoric in the mainstream media, Republicans are now polling at a record high since the Supreme Court's draft opinion on overturning the landmark case, Roe v. Wade was first leaked.

"Dennis Ross Vows to Tackle Border Crisis in Congress" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Recently former Congressman Dennis Ross (R-FL) announced that he is throwing his hat in the ring once again and running for Congress in Florida's new 15th congressional district. Now, Ross is laser-focused on tackling the Border Crisis if elected.

"Webster Cosigns Letter Demanding Answers about the 'Disinformation Board'" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—On Friday, Rep. Daniel Webster (R-FL) representing Florida’s 11th District, cosigned a letter asking questions and inquiring about the Department of Homeland Security’s “Disinformation Governance Board” created by the Biden administration.

"Cabrera Receives Trump Endorsement for County Commission" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

"DeSantis Approves Biggest Tax Relief in Florida History

Tax Package Teed Up for DeSantis" by News Service of Florida

"Deutch Celebrates Robert Levinson Excellence Award" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—The James W. Foley Freedom Award honors individuals that are committed to ensuring the “freedom of all Americans held hostage abroad” along with promoting the safety of journalists across the world.

"Rubio Campaign: Demings ‘Culprit’ for High gas Prices" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—At the end of April, Florida Rep. Val Demings (D) announced that she was launching an investigation into skyrocketing gas prices in the state. Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s (R) campaign has responded to the announcement, saying that...

"Broward School Board Cancels Citizen for Speaking Out Against Transgender and CRT Books" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—The embattled Broward County School Board continues to rack up missteps and questionable actions, the latest being the apparent canceling of a concerned citizen who voice his opposition to the Transgender and Critical Race Theory books the board was allowing teachers to instruct their students with.

"Vicki Lopez Surpasses $150K in Campaign Fundraising" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Cabrera Announces Head Turning Campaign Funding" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

Joe Biden
Joe Biden

"Biden Degrades the 'MAGA Crowd,' Rep. Donalds Responds" by The Floridian's Jackson BakichIn response to President Joe Biden’s (D) comments yesterday in which he stated that the “MAGA crowd” is the “most extreme political organization that’s existed,” Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) went on Fox and Friends...

"Cory Mills Rips Media and 'Woke Culture' with 'Six-Figure' TV Ad Buy" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Combat Veteran Cory Mills has put his money where his mouth is less than two weeks after the redistricted congressional maps were signed off on by Gov. Ron DeSantis. Mills, who is running for Congress in Florida’s 7th District, just announced that he has made a “six-figure” ad buy in the Orlando media market with a video that takes a swipe at media and the “woke culture” that many Progressive Americans subscribe to.

Does Road to Democracy for Venezuela Exist? by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Despite increasing controversy and heeded calls from Latin American leaders, including Mexico’s President Andres Lopez Obrador and Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Brian Nichols told reporters yesterday that the three Latin American dictatorships — Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua...

"Trump Loyalist Dennis Ross Runs for Congress in Florida" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Staunch Trump supporter and former Congressman Dennis Ross (R-FL) has decided to make a return to the political arena. Rep. Ross recently announced that he is running for Congress again since retiring from that governing body in 2019.

"Crist: DeSantis is the ‘Worst Governor in… Florida History’" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Charlie Crist (D) celebrated the first year of his gubernatorial campaign by giving a speech, calling Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) the “worst Governor in modern Florida history.”

"Demings Highlights Abortion as Campaign Issue" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—With this week’s shocking unraveling of the Supreme Court’s potential intention to overturn Roe v. Wade, the discussion over abortion rights has taken center stage in the political landscape. One lawmaker who’s championing the landmark ruling is Florida Rep. Val Demings (D), who’s vying to unseat Florida Senator Marco Rubio (R).

"DeSantis Will 'Look at' Banning Abortion in Florida After Supreme Court Decision" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis did not give the media or Pro-Life advocates what they wanted to hear when asked if he would squeeze a measure to ban abortion if the Supreme Court struck down the long-standing Roe vs. Wade decision.

"Sen. Lauren Book Launches New Ad" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

"Rep. Bilirakis Launches a New Campaign Ad" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

Michael Grieco
Michael Grieco

"Grieco Says Leaked Abortion Opinion Should 'Scare the Shit out of you'" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Miami-State Rep. Michael Grieco (D) was one of a handful of men that attended the Miami Freedom Tower rally supporting a woman’s right to choose (Abortion) that Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried held on Tuesday.

"Florida Dept. of Education Removes 'Woke content' From Textbooks" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—While many opponents to Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) think the Florida governor is all talk and no action in this "culture war," detractors are in for a rude awakening. The Florida Department of Education has reportedly started removing "woke content" from Florida public school textbooks.

"Levine Cava Praises Tenant’s Bill of Rights" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Skyrocketing rent prices have swept across South Florida, and lawmakers have been pressed to answer the growing concern. As a result, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners have unanimously approved a Tenant’s Bill of Rights. After the approval, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava praised the vote, calling it an effort to “preserve housing” across the county.

"Democrats Mobilize to Support Roe vs. Wade" by the Floridian's Daniel Molina—In a move that has shocked the country, it appears that the Supreme Court has voted to overturn Roe vs. Wade. The landmark abortion ruling has been the subject of both support and scrutiny for years, and it has once again taken the media by storm. After POLITICO obtained a leaked copy of Justice Alito’s initial draft abortion opinion, a debate over the draft’s authenticity ensued.

"Fried Believes DeSantis Will Ban Abortions in Florida (Video)" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Miami—Agriculture Commissioner and gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried held a rally in protest of the recently leaked opinion by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, where he called the Roe v. Wade decision “egregiously wrong” and “must be overruled.”

"[Warning: Graphic Video/Audio] Pro-Abortion Rally in Florida Turns Violent" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Scott Cosponsors Bill Aiming to Defund Disinformation Board" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich


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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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