March, 2010 Category

Mar 31 2010

Teachers Union Bosses Part Of Pension Abuse

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

The stock market goes up and down, but one segment of the population has its retirement protected from any losses public employees.

About 80 percent of public employees have pension plans which guarantee monthly payments regardless of economic conditions.

This includes the Broward Teachers Union bosses, who get a state pension although they never set foot in a classroom to educate your kids. Read the rest of this entry »



Mar 31 2010

Sam Fields: Allen West, Lesbians and Other Random Thoughts

Filed under: Guest Column

BY SAM FIELDS
Guest Columnist
 

Under fire for the political, legal and moral failings of the institution he is presides over, some leaders develops a strategy that “the best defense is a good offense.

Accuse the accusers.  Attack the media for manufacturing stories. Read the rest of this entry »



Mar 30 2010

First Candidate Seeks To Replace Gallagher

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Patricia “Patti” Good of Pembroke Pines hopes the third time is the charm. Read the rest of this entry »



Mar 29 2010

Bad For The GOP: Allen West’s Hate Speech

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Something very dangerous is brewing in U. S. House District 22: Allen West.

Parts of West’s campaign are nothing more than hate speech.

Allen West

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Mar 29 2010

Satz Steps Up Moves Against Official Wrongdoing; Two Coral Springs Commissioners Charged

Filed under: General News

 BY BUDDY NEVINS

State Attorney Mike Satz is out to prove the skeptics are wrong.

Satz has long been criticized for not vigorously prosecuting public officials who break the law.

The state attorney is finally listening.

Mike Satz

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Mar 28 2010

Local Lobbyist Named Democratic Big Shot

Filed under: General News

 BY BUDDY NEVINS

In another example of how lobbying and politics are entwined, registered Broward lobbyist Alex Heckler was handed a big political job this week: Treasurer of the Democratic Governors Association.

Heckler was called “one of the nation’s leading Democratic fund raisers in a news release announcing his appointment.

Hmmmmm.

Alex Heckler

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Mar 24 2010

Opponent Closing In On Wasserman-Rubin

Filed under: The Spin

BY BUDDY NEVINS

County Commissioner Diana Wasserman-Rubin’s biggest re-election problem is perception.

There is widespread speculation that she is the target of a multi-agency investigation into corruption.

Fighting rumors is like trying to box against smoke. Read the rest of this entry »



Mar 23 2010

Bogdanoff Hooks Huge Endorsement

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

State Rep. Ellyn Bogdanoff has snared a huge endorsement in her state Senate race  Senate President-Designate Mike Haridopolis and parts of his future leadership team.

Ellyn Bogdanoff

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Mar 23 2010

Judicial Candidates Can “Friend” Lawyers On Facebook

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Broward judicial candidate Nate Klitsberg can be your friend.

Nate Klitsberg

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Mar 23 2010

Update: House Candidate Deutch Ducks Debate

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Democratic U. S. House candidate Ted Deutch has punked out.

Deutch, who is seeking to replace former U. S. Rep. Robert Wexler, told WFTL-850 am host Jeff Katz today he would not take part in a long-planned broadcast debate.  Read the rest of this entry »



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