So, Tell us About Those Ballot Drop Boxes
Those nifty and controversial ballot drop boxes are supposed to be attended at all times, but guess what The Floridian found at the actual Broward Supervisor of Elections headquarters in bright blue Broward County?
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For Liberty and Abortions for all
According to AG Commissioner and gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried, Floridians want to have access to abortions.
That means all Floridians. I just asked 5 people in the lobby of the Sheraton I stayed in last night (Tampa presser with DeSantis) and they all looked at me like I was some alien (not an illegal alien), when I asked them if they supported abortions.
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"Demings Champions Anti-Terror Bill," by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich
"Scott Announces Bipartisan Bill Combating Fentanyl," by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—The introduction of Fentanyl to America – primarily through drug trafficking via the southern border – is one of the greatest crises the nation is facing today. It seems as though everyone has heard a horror story in which the extremely addictive, and more importantly, fatal substance has crept into their community one way or another. On Wednesday, Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) announced bipartisan legislation looking to reduce the infiltration of the opioid to the country.
"Chet Stokes Smears DeSantis Endorsed 'Angel Mom' Kiyan Michael," by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Kiyan Michael (R), an "Angel Mom "who has recently been endorsed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in the State House District 16 race, is being antagonized for her past membership with the Democrat party by her Republican primary opponent, Chet Stokes.
"Rubio Called 'Driving Force' for Veterans Burn pit Care," by The Floridian's Daniel Molina
"DeSantis Team Calls for Voters to 'Reject COVID Theater' by The Floridian's Daniel Molina
"Democrat Supervisor of Elections Appears to Violate DeSantis Election Integrity Law," by The Floridian's Jim McCool and Javier Manjarres—Since the 2020 presidential election, election integrity has become a paramount issue for conservative voters across the nation. Now, the Broward County Supervisor of Elections is under fire for allegedly violating Florida's election integrity laws.
"DeSantis Announces Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Program," by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich
"Fried Says Florida Voters Want 'Pro-Choice Governor' by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—With Kansas voters resoundingly voting to protect abortion rights in the state, Florida Democrats are championing the vote and welcoming the same surge to Florida. The upcoming midterm election will host several high-profile races in Florida, and Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried (D) responded to the Kansas vote by saying that “Voters in Florida want a pro-choice governor.”
"Rubio Introduces Bill Easing Federal Funding Applications for Religious Charities," by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich
"Mast's Bill Honoring Benghazi Passes in House," by The Floridian's —We are approaching the 10-year anniversary mark of the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, which left 4 Americans dead after Islamic extremists ambushed the American consulate. This attack, which took place on the 11th anniversary of 9/11, left many Americans puzzled as to why the U.S. failed to protect its people in a government-protected space.
"VP Harris Says Resiliency Money Coming to South Florida" by News Service of Florida—Vice President Kamala Harris announced Monday that $50 million is headed to South Florida to help protect low-lying neighborhoods from sea-level rise and storm surge. Harris said the money is part of addressing a growing “climate crisis,” with Kentucky in recent days hit by deadly flooding and California battling wildfires. “The climate crisis is here.
"Gaetz Plans Select Committee on Hunter Biden After Midterms," by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Last week as reported by the Floridian, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) debated with Assistant Attorney General Matthew Olsen in the House Judiciary Committee over Hunter Biden's alleged corrupt business dealings and the FBI's negligence in investigating it. Rep. Gaetz vows that his questions will have answers sooner rather than later, and now has just begun the process.
"Scott and Rubio Introduce Resolution Commending Cuba Protestors," by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—For over sixty years, Cuba has been under Communist rule. Last July, thousands of protestors peacefully assembled to demand change. The Cuban government predictably cracked down hard, detaining hundreds and subjecting them to torture. On Monday, Senators Rick Scott (R-FL) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) introduced a resolution commemorating the protestors and condemning the Communist regime. Two other Senators feature on the resolution, those being Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Braun (R-IN)
"The Hypocrisy Behind the Miami Herald, Orlando Sentinel, and Florida's Entire Press Corps," OPINION—When the Miami Herald devotes its entire front page to a photo of the CEO of Florida Power and Light with the headline “How Florida Power & Light executives surreptitiously took over and used it to bash its opponents,” we can only assume this is going to be a blockbuster of a story.
"American Lawmakers Praised Targeted Killing of 9/11 Terrorist Ayman al-Zawahiri," by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—With the announcement that Ayman al-Zawahiri had been killed in a CIA drone strike over the weekend, lawmakers immediately took to social media to comment on the news. Florida Rep. Michael Waltz (R) released a statement, praising the strike that ensured “Ayman al-Zawahiri has met a deserved justice."
"DeSantis Targeting Drag Clubs Over Legislative Opposition?," by The Floridian's Jim McCool Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) has recently criticized drag queen clubs for patronizing children. Now, certain political commentators are starting to think drag clubs are being, "targeted," for their owners' opposition to DeSantis' latest bills, like the Parental Rights in Education bill.
"Progressive Lawmaker Blames DeSantis, Republicans for Unaffordable Housing in Florida," by The Floridian's Jim McCool—Florida, by some measures, has now become the most expensive state to live in the country. However, politicians in Tallahassee are at a loss on who to blame. State Rep. Carlos G. Smith (D-49) has blamed the Florida Republican Party and Gov. Ron DeSantis for the unaffordable housing market.
"Rubio, Senate Republicans Introduce Bill Banning Energy Imports from Iran, Venezuela," by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—With the Biden administration’s hesitancy to give the nod of approval for renewed American oil production, conservatives have called out the President for going to international energy in order to satiate the nation’s demands. Conservatives like Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and other Republican lawmakers have just introduced a bill that would ban oil and natural gas from authoritarian regimes such as Iran and Venezuela.
"Fox: Senate Republicans Introduce Lend-Lease Program with Taiwan," by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich
"Wasserman Schultz Chides Gun Manufacturers for 'Targeting Youngsters," by The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Florida Democrats are committed to ensuring that President Joe Biden (D) sign stricter gun control legislation, which has only increased tensions between Republicans and Democrats. Over the weekend, Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D), a staunch gun control supporter, shared an exchange with a gun manufacturer, commenting that "gun companies target youngsters" and that the Federal Government should do more to stop this.
"Crist Calls DeSantis 'Dictator of the Universe' and Argues Florida Isn't "Deep red," by The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Appearing this past weekend on MSNBC’s “Politics Nation” with Rev. Al Sharpton, Rep. Charlie Crist, who is running for governor of Florida, stated that Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to be “Dictator of the Universe” and is intoxicated with running for President.
"Bilirakis' Cybersecurity and Ransomware Bill Passes House," by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich
"Miami Herald Editorial Board Endorses Crist," by The Floridian's Daniel Molina
"Joe Harding Flexes Sponsorship of Parental Rights Bill in Re-election Bid," by The Floridian's Jim McCool—As Florida Republicans gear up for the 2022 midterms, plenty of state lawmakers are ready to use their former legislative agendas to keep their seats. State Rep. Joe Harding (R-22) is flexing his sponsorship of the Parental Rights in Education bill for his re-election hopes.
"Biden's Approval Ratings Continue to Tank as U.S. Enters Recession," by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—The United States is officially in a recession. The past two economic quarters have experienced negative growth, fulfilling the technical definition of what qualifies as a recession. Rather than offer words of encouragement, President Joe Biden (D) has chosen a different route: deny the U.S. is in a recession altogether, and some in the media are doing their best to run with it. Unfortunately for Biden, this comes at the cost of approval ratings.
"Rubio Questions Inclusion of Gender ID Under Title IX in Letter to Secretary of Education," by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Even as Americans worry more about recession and inflation, the Biden Administration and Democrats continue to push woke policies. The latest is a proposed inclusion of "gender identity" under Title IX, the statute protecting against discrimination of women in education.
"Waltz on Fox: China's Threats to Pelosi Visiting Taiwan "Unacceptable" by The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Appearing on Fox News' The Story , Representative Michael Waltz (R-FL) calls for a stronger response to recent threats from China over Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) potentially visiting Taiwan. Earlier this week, China claims it will take "forceful measures" should the visit take place. The former editor of the Chinese Communist Party's newspaper has gone so far as to suggest shooting down Pelosi's plane.
"D.C. Mayor Bowser Calls for National Guard Help Due to Influx in Illegal Immigration; Cammack Opines," by The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—The same day that President Joe Biden (D) swore to the American people that the economy is not in a recession, Mayor of Washington, D.C., Muriel Bowser (D) announced that she would be requesting 150 troops from the National Guard to assist with the influx of illegal immigrants from states such as Texas and Arizona despite declaring the district a sanctuary city for years.
The JUICE is squeezed by Javier Manjarres, Jim McCool, and Daniel Molina