Juice🍊—9.5.2023—Christmas Drag Queen Shows Return to Florida—More...

Juice🍊—9.5.2023—Christmas Drag Queen Shows Return to Florida—More...

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September 5, 2023

Drag Queen Christmas Show Schedules Two Florida Events

Like “Woke,” is Florida the place where Drag Queen shows go to die? The controversial “The Drag Queen Christmas” tour has released its 2024 holiday season schedule and there are two planned events in...READ MORE


Rick Scott-Hardworking Americans keep our country moving. They are the reason that the opportunity of our American Dream lives on for future generations.

Thank you to workers across the Sunshine State and our nation for all that you do. Wishing you a happy and relaxing #LaborDay!

Jared Moskowitz -I am deeply saddened to learn of his passing. Tom was a friend. I spoke to him last week. He battled Cancer like a champ. He will be missed.

Governor Ron DeSantis
Governor Ron DeSantis

Drag Queen Christmas Show Schedules Two Florida Events —By The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Like “Woke,” is Florida the place where Drag Queen shows go to die? The controversial “The Drag Queen Christmas” tour has released its 2024 holiday...

DeSantis Announces 96% of Power Restored Five Days After Hurricane Idalia’s Landfall—By The Floridian's Chris Nelson—Governor Ron DeSantis announced that nearly 545,000 accounts, representing 96% of all accounts that lost power following Hurricane Idalia, have been restored. There are fewer than 23,000 accounts left to restore. Duke Energy...

Florida Lawmakers React to Antisemitic Demonstrations in Orlando—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Florida legislators reacted to the antisemitic rallies in the greater Orlando area on Saturday after neo-Nazi and white supremacist groups demonstrated at Disney Springs and Altamonte Springs.

Democrats Mourn the Death of Music Folk Hero Jimmy Buffett—By The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—When the news came out that singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett, a staunch progressive who for years donated to Democratic lawmakers, candidates, and causes...

Mayor Manny Cid Joins Miami-Dade Mayor Race—By The Floridian's Daniel Molina

Trump, DeSantis Continue to Pull Away From 2024 GOP Presidential Field—By The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Former President Donald Trump's staggering climb in all of the 2024 Republican presidential public opinion polls after being criminally indicted a 4th time...

DeSantis Tired of ‘Watching Republicans lose”—By The Floridian's Daniel Molina—Republicans have fared well in the 2022 midterm elections, but in the 2020 elections, the “red wave” that was expected didn’t come as planned...

Steube Joins Republican Representatives, Attempts to Outlaw Offshore Abortions—By The Floridian's Mateo Guillamont

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florida capitol

Florida Representative Michelle Salzman Proposes Term Limits for County Commissioners—By The Floridian's Mateo Guillamont— Florida House of Representatives member Michelle Salzman (R) has introduced a bill proposing...

Florida Legislators Support DeSantis' Major Declaration Request after Idalia—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—After Hurricane Idalia swept across the Sunshine State and hit ferocious areas such as the Big Bend, Florida legislators...

Steube Blasts Biden's Demands for Ukraine Money in Disaster Relief Supplementals—By The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—As recovery efforts from Hurricane Idalia continue, Representative Greg Steube (R-FL) appeared on Fox Business's Bottom Line, where he expressed...

Gaetz Questions NPR/CPB for Playing Hate-Filled Louis Farrakhan Speeches—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) has sent a letter to National Public Radio (NPR) President and CEO John Lansing, as well as Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)...

Trump Releases Slew of Promotional Videos—By The Floridian's Daniel Molina

DeSantis Rises in Polls Since First Republican Debate—By The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—During the first Republican presidential debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on August 23rd, none of the participating candidates were able to accomplish a “breakthrough” performance, but Governor Ron DeSantis...

Rubio Questions Biden’s Disaster Relief Effort—By The Floridian's Daniel Molina

'You Loot, We Shoot!' DeSantis Issues Warning to Potential Looters After Hurricane Idalia—By The Floridian's Chris Nelson

DeSantis in the Emergency Command Center in Tallahassee

'You Loot, We Shoot!' DeSantis Issues Warning to Potential Looters After Hurricane Idalia —By The Floridian's Chris Nelson—Governor Ron DeSantis issued a warning today to anyone thinking about looting after Hurricane Idalia.

Donalds, Oversight Committee Requests Records Concerning Hunter Biden on Air Force Two, Visiting Foreign Nations—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—In a letter written to United States Archivist Colleen Shogun, Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-KY) as well as committee member Representative Byron Donalds (R-FL)...

Recovery Underway After Hurricane Idalia Pummels Florida—By The Floridian's Chris Nelson

Gaetz Demands Tracking of US-Trained Coup Leaders in Africa—By The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—In March, Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) spoke of two coups in West Africa perpetrated by US-trained soldiers in his bid to remove the American presence from Somalia...

Mills Gives Stirring Speech At Afghanistan Gold Star Families Roundtable—By The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—Sitting down with the Gold Star families of the 13 servicemembers killed in the 2021 Afghanistan withdrawal, Representative Cory Mills (R-FL)...

Florida Legislators Cosponsor Bipartisan ‘Honoring Our Fallen Heroes’ Act—By The Floridian's Mateo Guillamont—Washington, D.C.- A bipartisan group of Florida Congressmen and woman have co-sponsored the passage of the bipartisan Honoring Our Fallen Heroes Act.

Mayor Suarez Suspends Presidential Campaign—By The Floridian's Daniel Molina

Trump Raises Nearly $10 Million Since Mugshot Release—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

Donalds says Black Men are giving the 'Side-Eye' to Democrats—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Representative Byron Donalds (R-FL) went on Fox Business and gave his perspective surrounding what he believes are the black community’s thoughts concerning social issues such as transgender ideology.

Ron DeSantis
Ron DeSantis

DeSantis Announces One Million Gallons of Fuel, 25,000 Linemen on Standby As Hurricane Idalia Approaches—By The Floridian's Chris Nelson

DeSantis Announces Activation of Florida Disaster Fund in Preparation for Hurricane Idalia—By The Floridian's Chris Nelson

Sen. Rick Scott Travels Across Gulf Coast to Asses Idalia Preparations—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

Hurricane Tax

Hurricane Tax

DeSantis and Biden Discuss Hurricane Idalia—By The Floridian's Daniel Molina

Florida Prepares as Idalia Intensifying into Hurricane—By The Floridian's Chris Nelson—Idalia has intensified into a hurricane and Governor Ron DeSantis has issued evacuation orders.

Frankel Believes Jacksonville Shooting is Consequence of DeSantis' Rhetoric—By The Floridian's Jim McCool—After a white supremacist shot and killed three black people at a Dollar General in Jacksonville on Saturday, Florida leaders and lawmakers from both sides of the aisle released...

Rubio, Scott Call on Biden to Approve Hurricane Idalia Emergency Declaration—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—With the looming threat of Tropical Storm Idalia – which is expected to become a Category 3 hurricane – Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rick Scott (R-FL)...

New Credit Card Policy Seeks to Punish Big Corporations—By The Floridian's Jim McCool—As Republicans gear up for the 2024 elections, President JoeBiden's economic policies, also known as "Bidenomics," will serve...

Gaetz Demands DOJ Explain SpaceX Lawsuit—By The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a lawsuit against innovator and tech mogul Elon Musk's SpaceX company for not hiring asylum seekers and refugees, instead hiring...

Florida Legislator Proposes to Expand Bright Futures Eligibility—By The Floridian's Mateo Guillamont

DeSantis Directs Funds for Security and Victims’ Families After Racially-Motivated Shootings—By The Floridian's Chris Nelson

Broward Sheriff Helicopter Crashes, Killing Officer and Civilian—By The Floridian's Chris Nelson—Governor Ron DeSantis has announced an initial, immediate award of $1 million to bolster campus security at Edward Waters University in addition to an award of $100,000 to help the impacted families of the racially-motivated shooting in Jacksonville on Saturday where three people were killed.

RNC Adopts new Positions After Debate—By The Floridian's Jim McCool—Christian Ziegler, Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF), announced that the National Republican Party has adopted 5 new positions...

DeSantis Says U.S. Must Choose ‘Freedom or Decline’—By The Floridian's Daniel Molina

Fried Issues Comment on Jacksonville Shooting—By The Floridian's Daniel Molina

Governor Ron DeSantis

DeSantis Cancels Campaign Appearance as Tropical Storm Heads Towards Florida—By The Floridian's Chris Nelson

DeSantis Condemns Racially-Motivated Shooting in Jacksonville—By The Floridian's Chris Nelson

Florida Crystals and EAA Farmers Push Forward on Everglades Restoration Efforts—By The Floridian's Jim McCool

Bilirakis Calls Red Tape Surrounding Passport Delays 'Ridiculous'—By The Floridian's Grayson Bakich

Republican Lawmakers Continue to Rally Behind Trump After 4th Indictment—By The Floridian's Javier Manjarres

Trump's Former Surgeon General Touts Mask Mandates and Lockdowns as 'Unequivocally Effective'—By The Floridian's Chris Nelson

Gaetz Pressures DEA over Marijuana Classification—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

Fifth Time’s a Charm? Florida Senator Relentlessly Attempts to Codify Pet Cremation Regulation—By The Floridian's Mateo Guillamont

Scott Calls for Fed Chair Powell's Resignation—By The Floridian's Grayson Bakich

Salazar Questions Ceiling Fan Manufacturer Regulations—By The Floridian's Daniel Molina

Gimenez Tells Suarez to Drop out of 2024 Race—By The Floridian's Daniel Molina

Moskowitz Backs Sanctions on Hezbollah-linked Group—By The Floridian's Michelle Rosenberg

Rep. Michael Waltz
Rep. Michael Waltz

Waltz Discusses Trump Going to Georgia for 4th Indictment—By The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—After the first Republican primary debate, former President Donald Trump traveled to Georgia to turn himself in at Fulton County Jail for his fourth indictment. Representative Mike Waltz...

Frustration Grows as National Disaster Relief Legislation Remains Stagnant—By The Floridian's Mateo Guillamont—Florida Senator Rick Scott continues targeting President Joe Biden’s administration as he warns hurricane preparedness will be insufficient if action is not taken.

Florida Surgeon General: Do Not Cooperate With Mask Mandates—By The Floridian's Chris Nelson—As mask mandates return in certain parts of the country, Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo is telling people to not comply.

Rubio Proactively Calls for Denial of Colombian Drug Lord's Extradition—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland to proactively request that the extradition of the Colombian drug lord, Salvatore Mancuso, be denied.

The Tucker/Trump Interview Blows Up the Internet, But Did it Leave Fox News in the Dust?—By The Floridian's Grayson Bakich

Trump Takes Shot at ‘Lockdown Ron’ in new ad—By The Floridian's Daniel Molina

Republicans Debate DeSantis’ Debate Performance—By The Floridian's Daniel Molina

Byron Donalds Responds to DeSantis Jab at Trump Supporters—By The Floridian's Jim McCool—Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) hardly attacks former President Donald Trump (R) in a direct way. However, the presidential candidate took a swipe at not only Trump, but all of his Republican colleagues who have endorsed him so far, calling them, "listless vessels."

Jason Miller Excoriates 'Horrid' DeSantis Debate Performance—By The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—While the Republican primary debate in Milwaukee saw plenty of good points made by Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and Vivek Ramaswamy, some feel as though former President Donald Trump won the night despite not being present, instead doing an interview with former Fox News host Tucker Carlson.

Mast Blasts Senate, Urges Passage of the Secure the Border Act—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich

Cavalry Strategies

Ron DeSantis
Ron DeSantis

DeSantis Swings for the Fences During Trump-less Debate, Outpaces Rest of Field—By The Floridian's Javier Manjarres—Milwaukee—Florida Governor Ron DeSantis appears to have lived up to the hype during the first Republican presidential debate...

Scott Says Democrat Mucarsel-Powell is not a Moderate—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) met with The Floridian Publisher Javier Manjarres at the RNC debate in Wisconsin to discuss...

Mast Demands Answers on Special Iran Envoy Robert Malley—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley suddenly had his security clearance revoked earlier this year, supposedly over his handling of classified materials...

Gaetz Blasts 'Tyrannical Little Mayors' Amid Looming Return of COVID Mandates—By The Floridian's Jackson Bakich—With the possibility of COVID-19 mandates reappearing as the fall and winter draws nearer, Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) provided his response to the looming threats of restrictions...

Rubio Says US Must Stand with Philippines Against China—By The Floridian's Grayson Bakich—While Americans struggle with many issues at home, the US position of dominance abroad is imperiled by China. In an op-ed for National Interest, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)...

DeSantis Super PAC 'Never Back Down' X Account Temporarily Suspended Before Debate—By The Floridian's Chris Nelson—The account of Pro-DeSantis Super PAC "Never Back Down" is back up after being briefly suspended on the platform formerly known as Twitter this morning. Never Back Down Strategic Communications Director Matt Wolking...


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