Archive for September, 2004

Doddering old fool lacks competence to run elections

September 30, 2004

Lets face it: Jeb! appointee Buddy Johnson should go back to running restaurants, because he obviously lacks the skill and knowledge necessary to run Hillsborough Countys elections. Buddy doesnt know much about computers, but he knows what Jeb! wants him to say, and hes been touting the company line ever since he was appointed by [...]

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GOP dirty tricks aimed at suppressing vote

September 29, 2004

Remember one thing: George Bush , his brother Jeb!, and the rest of the Republican party will stop at nothing to win. They will walk all over the constitution, they will bend and break rules. They will intimidate and lie and use every means at their disposal to suppress votes, and those means include armed [...]

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Get Up with MorningWood

September 28, 2004

Get Up with MorningWood, on 70,000 Watt Community Radio WMNF 88.5 fm, Tampa, and streaming at wmnf.org. 4 to 6 am (eastern) every Tuesday! Studio line: 813-239- WMNF WOOD Marathon Yes, WMNF has had a buttload of pledge drives this year, and MorningWood has been involved in all of them. This is the last one [...]

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Que sera sera…

September 27, 2004

This one was different. No boarding up, no lines at gas stations, no rumors of rationing. Just another hurricane: flickering power, trees down, water intrusion. Yawn. Whatever. Of course, here in Tampa, we got to watch the storm weaken and eventually turn north, thus sparing us from serious calamity yet again. And dont get me [...]

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Wingers hijack progressive Florida Politics blog

September 23, 2004

UPDATE – Another missive from FP, this one via Flablog: Last week, when I began having problems posting to my web site, Florida Politics, I advised Blogger of the problem via e-mail. It has been a week, and I have yet to receive a response (understandable enough, they’re busy folks). Imagine my surprise this afternoon [...]

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More incompetence from Jeb! appointee Buddy Johnson

September 23, 2004

What with all the excitement of going to NYC, dealing with numerous hurricanes, and simply trying to keep up with paying the bills, I havent chimed in at all on the numerous problems Hillsborough County experienced during our recent primary. Weve been getting lots of national press, none of it good, and Hillsborough Elections Supervisor [...]

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Developers’ money fuels local races

September 23, 2004

Surprise: DINO (Democrat in Name Only) Hillsborough County Commission candidate, the self-appointed moralist Bob Buckhorn, is being backed by developers and Republicans. His opponent, ex homo-erotic wrestler Brian Blair, is getting money from the same sectors. So, flip a coin – no matter who wins this race, developers will be happy, and Hillsborough will suffer. [...]

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Mental anguish

September 23, 2004

Tampa Tribune: Imagine Toby Keith or Mariah Carey playing in a 20,000-capacity outdoor concert venue…

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Despite empty rhetoric, a higher minimum wage will help us all

September 23, 2004

The Tribune today gives us an article in Floridas amendment to raise the minimum wage. Of course, in an attempt to manufacture a downside to the proposal, they recycle the much disproved conservative this will cost jobs and close businesses scare tactic that is being trumpeted by the Florida Chamber of Commerce and other business [...]

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The real thing

September 23, 2004

Check-out line reading, from an unimpeachable source.

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