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Today on Context Florida: Alimony bill veto, America’s future, more stuff and Florida’s economy

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Today on Context Florida: Brian Burgess believes that Rick Scott should veto the alimony bill because it’s the ‘right thing to do.’ With Scott as governor, Burgess says he has largely lived up to expectations as a social conservative, albeit one whose primary focus is on the economic, rather than social issues that affect Florida’s families. Now, he is being asked to sign off on a similar bill that would also apply retroactively to Florida families and children, changing the rules…

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Today on Context Florida: Merrick Garland, political conventions, Florida’s unemployment and fracking alarmists

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Today on Context Florida: The maxim that “no good deed goes unpunished” is often borne out in politics these days. If President Barack Obama hasn’t taped it to his shaving mirror, Martin Dyckman says he should. In Merrick Garland, he found an ideal Supreme Court candidate, one whom, were the present roles reversed, a Republican president might have nominated and a Democratic Senate would have been obliged to confirm. Despite all that, Senate Republicans are still refusing a hearing on the…

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