JUICE—Florida Politics' Juicy Read — 5.4.2022 — Abortion Rally Turns Violent in FL

JUICE—Florida Politics' Juicy Read — 5.4.2022 — Abortion Rally Turns Violent in FL

Florida Politics' Daily Political Read

Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
May 4, 2022


Did Democrats get a New Lease on Political Life?

Florida Democrats were almost completely dead on arrival in the 2022 midterm elections, but the recently leaked Supreme Court opinion to ban abortion has given then new life, and possibly a chance at mitigating some of the gains Republicans are expected to garner this election cycle.

On Tuesday, top Democrats—Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, AG Commissioner Nikki Fried, State Senators Annette Taddeo and Lauren Book, and State Rep. Anna Eskamani—held rallies across Florida in opposition to the Supreme Court opinion.

Rep. Wasserman Schultz, who believes that if Roe v. Wade is repealed, that “sick man” Gov. Ron DeSantis would ban abortion at the state level.

Commissioner Fried agreed with Wasserman Schultz, as pro-Choice activists could be seen and heard chanting that “Abortion is healthcare.”

While the protests were all relatively peaceful, the rally in downtown Fort Lauderdale took a turn for the worse after several pro-Life activists showed up.

Attendees at the event lost their cool and began verbally and physically assaulting the protestors carrying pro-Life signs.

The confrontations were filled with racial slurs, profanity, vulgarity, and physicality. All good fun, right? READ MORE



More Mask Mandates for you

Rep. Charlie Crist just gave Floridians another reason why they should reconsider voting for him as governor later this year.

Charlie said that he would bring back mask mandates if a new COVID outbreak occurred under his watch. READ MORE

Marco Rubio-Since radical leftists took control of the federal government food prices are up 31%, gas prices are up 44% and illegal immigration is up almost 400%

Kat Cammack-Scientific advancements over the last five decades have shown us that children in the womb at 15 weeks have undeniable humanity. With facial features and developing hearts and brains, babies are capable of feeling pain, something we've learned with advanced medical research.

Rep. Anna V. Eskamani -The last 24 hours have been a whirlwind — and having COVID has not helped — but I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to honor #NationalTeachersDay, and give a shoutout to the incredible educators who have had such a phenomenal impact on my life. Here’s just a few of them

Charlie Crist-If Ron DeSantis is elected, abortion will we made illegal in FL. Defeating him is the only option to protect a woman’s right to choose in Florida.

Shevrin “Shev” Jones-Codify Roe. #RoeVWade


Sens. Shevrin Jones and Lauren Book
Sens. Shevrin Jones and Lauren Book

"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

"Roe V. Wade Decision is Leaked, Politicians Around FL React" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Monday night, Politico prematurely released a draft written by Justice Alito stating that Roe V. Wade is to be overturned.

"Laura Loomer Officially Qualifies For The Ballot Via Petition Signatures" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Charlie Crist Will Bring Back Mask Mandates" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Establishing a Clear Foreign Policy Towards Venezuela" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—The Biden administration continues to endure pressure from Latin American foreign policy experts and politicians to establish a clear policy toward Venezuela, including the reevaluation of economic sanctions.

"Establishing a Clear Foreign Policy Towards Venezuela" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—The Biden administration continues to endure pressure from Latin American foreign policy experts and politicians to establish a clear policy toward Venezuela, including the reevaluation of economic sanctions.

"Cory Mills Beats Kamala Harris to the Border to Access 'Invasion'" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Businessman and combat veteran, Cory Mills (R-FL) who is running for Florida's 7th Congressional seat to replace the retiring Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D), visited the Southern Border before other congressional candidates, or even VP Harris (D) amid the news that Title 42 could soon be trashed and allow the unprecedented "Border Crisis" to explode.

"Roe v. Wade to be Overturned?" by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Americans were blindsided by the leaked news that the Supreme Court allegedly intends to overturn Roe v. Wade. Now, the whole country is reacting with many emotions, especially women advocates like State Senator Lauren Book (D-FL).

"DeSantis: Disinformation Bureau Will ‘Suppress Speech" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—With the Biden administration’s announcement that it would be developing a Department of Disinformation under the Department of Homeland Security, Republicans, Democrats and voters alike have raised concerns over the measure.

Sen. Annette Taddeo
Sen. Annette Taddeo

"Taddeo Driven by her Father’s ‘Fighting Spirit’" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—State Senator Annette Taddeo (D) spoke to the Florida Young Democrats Conventions, discussing her upbringing with having a cleft lip and how she was able to overcome that. Moreover, Taddeo is driven by the “fighting spirit” of her father, saying that it will help her win the upcoming primary and general elections.

"Eric Lynn Supports Build Back Better but Doesn't Pay His D.C. Taxes" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Eric Lynn is a Florida Democratic candidate for Congress who vying for Charlie Crist’s (D-FL) seat in District 13 is late on paying his property taxes.

"Wasserman Schultz Goes Scorched Earth on DeSantis, GOP" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) went on MSNBC’s PoliticsNation with Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and his latest political moves before the 2022 midterm elections. Rep. Wasserman Schultz said that Republicans have an obsession with “The Big Lie,” and that it is “their litmus test.”

"Jason Fischer Announces Run For Congress" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Florida State Rep. Jason Fisher has announced that he will not be seeking re-election to the Florida House of Representatives and will run for the U.S. Congress in the 4th congressional district.

Crist Wants to Make ‘Florida Affordable Again’ by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Over the weekend, Democratic gubernatorial candidate, and Florida Rep. Charlie Crist (D) not only continued to amass endorsements, but he also railed against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R).

"Democrat Dan Daley Rebrands Constitutional Carry 'Permitless Carry' by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Florida Republicans have been adamant about making Florida the next state to legalize Constitutional Carry. However, Democrats are already gearing up to try and stop this. Democrat Representative Dan Daley (D-97) has already rebranded Constitutional Carry, "Permitless Carry."

nikki fried
Nikki Fried

"Nikki Fried: 'DeSantis has made Florida, California and New York' by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—In an appearance on Fox News, gubernatorial candidate Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried (D-FL) bashed Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL)for making Florida like other blue states, such as, "California and New York."

"Rep. Daniel Webster Donates $50K to NRCC Amid Their Anti-Trump Controversy" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Now that the congressional lines have been finalized and signed off on by Gov. Ron DeSantis, congressional candidates and members running for reelection to the House of Representatives can finally get on with their campaigns. One of the races to follow in Florida is the Republican primary race in CD 11, where incumbent Rep. Daniel Webster (R) will face off with conservative journalist Laura Loomer.

"Brewer Hand-Delivers Letter to Joy Reid Demanding an Apology" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"Susan Plasencia Endorsed by Paul Renner for HD 37" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Waltz: Bring Down College Cost, Not Cancel Debt" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina

"Rubio Responds to the "Disinformation Governance Board" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Since the Elon Musk purchase of Twitter, there has been a national conversation about the limits of free speech and how they play a part in our society. Perhaps in response to the Musk purchase (who has promised to make Twitter less regulated in terms of censorship), within the Department of Homeland Security, President Joe Biden (D) and his administration have established what they call the “Disinformation Governance Board.” According to an article by Aaron Blake for The Washington Post, the board has been linked to multiple usages.

"DeSantis Expects 'Constitutional Carry' in Florida" by News Service of Florida

"Bilirakis Questions Becerra Over Partial Birth Abortions" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

"Nikki Fried Fundraises off of Charlie Crist's 'pro-Life" Flip-Flopping" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—With Rep. Charlie Crist appearing to surge early in the 2022 Democratic gubernatorial primary race, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried is once again calling out the former Republican governor for “flip-flopping on abortion rights” over the course of his political career.=

"Progressive Squad Focuses on Florida, Continues Targeting DeSantis, Cory Mills" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—The Progressive “Squad” in the U.S. House of Representatives appear to have their sights focused on Florida, as Reps. Cory Bush, Ilhan Omar, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have now targeted both Gov. Ron DeSantis and combat veteran and Republican congressional candidate Cory Mills.

Byron Donalds
Byron Donalds

"Donalds Calls Biden's Border Decision a 'slap in the face' to Armed Forces" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) is calling out the Biden administration for their decision to send VA resources to the border to address the crisis that Donalds believes Biden holds responsibility for. Since the announcement that President Joe Biden (D) was going to end Title 42, Republicans have been hitting the border issue with consistency.

"Nikki Fried Asks: Where is Charlie Crist?" by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—The Nikki Fried (D-FL) campaign has sent out a press release including excerpts from The Dispatch regarding former governor of Florida (as a Republican) Charlie Crist and his absence in person at Capitol Hill.

"Bryan Avila may run for State Senate to Replace Manny Diaz" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Rep. Nixon Compares Public Reaction to Her Activism to Fine's Call to Defund Special Olympics" by The Floridian's Jim McCool

"Waltz Questions Possible CCP Purchase of Forbes" by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Rep. Michael Waltz (R) has directed a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen questioning whether the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is reviewing the ongoing acquisition of Forbes Global Media Holdings (Forbes) by Magnus Opus Ltd (Magnus Opus), which is a China-based special purchase (SPAC).

"Kroger Delivery Hiring 200 Associates as it Expands to South Florida" by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

"Moody Targets Synthetic Drugs" by The News Service of Florida—As Florida continues to grapple with deadly opioids such as fentanyl, Attorney General Ashley Moody on Tuesday issued an emergency rule to outlaw eight synthetic drugs.

The JUICE is squeezed by Javier Manjarres, Jim McCool, and Daniel Molina

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Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning political journalist and Publisher of 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. Follow on Twitter: @JavManjarres Email him at Diversenewmedia@gmail.com

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