April, 2010 Category

Apr 30 2010

Ron Gunzburger: Al Jones Dumps GOP

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Although he is known primarily as a campaign consultant, a former judicial candidate and the Property Appraiser’s chief lawyer, Ron Gunzburger is a very good Internet journalist.

He founded a very early political website — Politics1. The site is 13-years-old, ancient for the Internet.

Now he has a scoop.  He wrote today on his Facebook page that Broward County Commissioner Al Jones has switched parties. Read the rest of this entry »



Apr 30 2010

Perlman Should Beat Seidman

Filed under: The Spin

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Many in the courthouse believe it will be a good day when we can all call him former Judge Lee Seidman.

That day will be coming soon. Read the rest of this entry »



Apr 30 2010

Why The Public Mistrusts The Bar

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Here is another example of why the public mistrusts the Florida Bar to police the legal profession:

Lawrence Charles Roberts Chris Roberts to a generation of Broward courthouse types got slapped on the wrist for paying off a judge in return for special public defender appointments. Read the rest of this entry »



Apr 28 2010

Crist’s Independent Bid Hurts GOP Judicial Candidates

Filed under: The Spin

BY BUDDY NEVINS 

I hope the handful of judges appointed by Governors Charlie Crist and Jeb Bush have a fallback plan for the rest of their lives.

They’ll need it.

Crist’s announcement that he is running for U. S. Senate as an independent has suddenly dimmed their chances to be elected in August.   Read the rest of this entry »



Apr 28 2010

Judge vs. Judge: Seidman Runs Against Lebow…For Now

Filed under: The Spin

BY BUDDY NEVINS

In a stunning move, a Broward county court judge has announced plans to run against one of his colleagues on the circuit court bench.

Lee Seidman called off his re-election campaign to the county court today, saying in a letter he planned to run against Circuit Judge Susan Lebow. Read the rest of this entry »



Apr 28 2010

Will Lawyer’s Story Be Drowned Out By Debt?

Filed under: The Spin

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Judicial candidate Rhoda Sokoloff is so far under water she needs a scuba tank.

It would be bad if her mortgage problems hurt her chances in the upcoming election. That’s because Sokoloff has had an interesting life with some real experience.

Here is her story: Read the rest of this entry »



Apr 27 2010

Project’s Lobbyists Throw Fund Raiser, Get Vote

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

County Commissioner Al Jones had a fund raiser thrown for him last week by a lobbying firm representing the Diplomat Hotel project.

Today he voted for the huge project.

Coincidence?   You decide. Read the rest of this entry »



Apr 27 2010

Angelo Castillo Following Familiar Path

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Just so you don’t get fooled again, meet the new new boss….same as the old boss:

Angelo Castillo, candidate for county commission. Read the rest of this entry »



Apr 26 2010

Judicial Candidate Golburgh Has Problems

Filed under: The Spin

 BY BUDDY NEVINS

Does judicial candidate Lloyd Golburgh have problems with the Judicial Qualifications Commission along with Howard Finkelstein? Read the rest of this entry »



Apr 26 2010

Open Letter: House candidate Postelnik Responds To Buddy

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

On April 20, I wrote a post which criticized state House candidate Yomin Postelnik for using his campaign to discuss national and international issues rather than concentrating on state issues.

Postelnik responded with this open letter to Browardbeat.com readers and voters in northeast Broward’s House District 91. Read the rest of this entry »



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