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Today on Context Florida: Lucius Cornelius Sulla & Richard Corcoran, outside agency funding and MPO choices

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Today on Context Florida: Before Augustus and Marc Antony and before Julius Caesar, Spartacus, and everyone else you can barely remember from Latin class, Peter Schorsch says there was dictator Lucius Cornelius Sulla. Florida House Speaker Designate Richard Corcoran is obviously not a Roman dictator, but like Sulla, he has made a long climb up through Florida politics to become speaker of the Florida House. This march hasn’t exactly been brutal, but it hasn’t been easy, either. Schorsch believes that what…

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‘The Ides of March have come, Soothsayer…’

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“Aye, but they have not passed Caesar.” The clip below is Marlon Brando delivering Mark Antony’s funeral speech from Julius Caesar.

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“Aye, but they have not passed Caesar.” The clip below is Marlon Brando delivering Mark Antony’s funeral speech from Julius Caesar.

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Oration Week 2010: Daniel Webster’s Seventh of March speech

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Of all the dorky things I do, and trust me there are many my absolute favorite nerdly function is to recite the Funeral Speech from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, which I will be performing at random spots in downtown St. Pete this Ides of March. A couple of years ago, to set the tone for the speech, I created my own holiday, spread across a week, to celebrate great moments in Oration (yes, this sounds like Festivus). Accordingly, from March 7-15,…

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Oration Week 2010: Daniel Webster’s Seventh of March speech

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Of all the dorky things I do, and trust me there are many, my absolute favorite nerdly function is to recite the Funeral Speech from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, which I will be performing at random spots in downtown St. Pete this Ides of March. A couple of years ago, to set the tone for the speech, I created my own holiday, spread across a week, to celebrate great moments in Oration (yes, this sounds like Festivus). Accordingly, from March 7-15,…

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