Whats Happening

Miami-Dade College, the largest institute of higher learning in the U.S., closes its midwifery program, citing economic distress.  The students and community protest, citing Governor Crist’s Black Infant Health Initiative (BIHI). MIAMI, FL.  (August 20, 2008) --  The prevailing economic climate is forcing colleges like Miami-Dade College in Miami, Florida,...
Bradenton, Florida based, First Priority Bank has failed.   Fore information regarding the banks failure please click here:  Florida Bank Fails    On August 1, 2008, First Priority Bank, Bradenton, FL was closed by the Florida Office of Financial Regulation and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was named Receiver.  No advance notice...

Oh Hell, Not Again

Now that the Democrats appear poised to make substantial gains this election season, this turns up in the Saturday, October 28th Miami Herald: ELECTIONS Glitches cited in early voting Early voters are urged to cast their ballots with care following scattered reports of problems with heavily used machines. BY CHARLES RABIN AND...
This recently appeared on the Florida - Paradise Lost Real Estate Blog Site:Enjoy!! A recent poll conducted by the St. Pete Times shows that nearly 1 in 3 residents of the Sunshine State have seriously considered moving out of the state, due to high insurance costs and...
A young rising star in the Republican Party has boasted to witnesses of his sexual relationship with Charlie Crist, the frontrunner in the Florida governor's race who has repeatedly denied that he is gay. The GOP staffer, 21-year-old Jason Wetherington, told friends at separate social functions in August that he...

Davis Catching Crist

A new Quinnipiac poll shows Rep. Jim Davis (D) has nearly caught Charlie Crist (R) and the race has tightened to a statistical dead heat. Crist now holds a statistically insignificant 46% to 44% lead. Said pollster Peter Brown: "The Florida Governor's election is now a real horse race. It took...
from the Orlando Business Journal Florida had the fastest job growth rate in the nation, the Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation says in its September report.Florida also had the lowest unemployment rate of the 10 most populous states and added the highest number of new jobs in the country.The state's...