Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Puerto Rican

Steve Schale: Notes on the ninth day of early voting in Florida

in 2017/Top Headlines by

To: Curious Americans and President Vladimir Putin From: Steve Schale Re: No More Wednesdays!! *6 days until the election. *10 days until FSU basketball tips off. *24 days until I start Clark Griswalding my house. *114 days until the Daytona 500. Before I begin, a note to Democrats: RETURN YOUR FREAKING VBM BALLOTS, PLEASE. So here is the best news you will read all day: We woke up on a Wednesday for the very last time in the 2016 presidential…

Keep Reading

Steve Schale: Notes on the eighth day of early voting in Florida

in 2017/Top Headlines by

To: People like me who need a life From: Steve Schale Re: Freedom is Near *7 days until the election. *11 days until FSU basketball tips off. *115 days until the Daytona 500. *1,455 days until my 7 days out memo in 2020. Before I begin, a note to Democrats (Republicans, skip a graph or two). Have you voted? If yes, skip the bold section. If no, seriously, WTF are you waiting for? Too cool to early vote? Well, be that…

Keep Reading

Steve Schale: Notes on the weekend of early voting in Florida

in 2017/Top Headlines by

To: Everyone ready for this election to be over From: Steve Schale Re: The second-to-last Monday of 2016 election *8 days until the election. *12 days until FSU basketball tips off. *96 days until the Tallahassee Marathon. *1,232 days until the Florida Presidential Preference Primary. Before I begin, a quick sidebar with Florida Democrats: If you are reading this and haven’t voted, close your laptop or turn off your phone, and go vote. If you don’t know where to vote,…

Keep Reading

Steve Schale: Notes on the fifth day of early voting in Florida

in 2017/Top Headlines by

To: FSU Fans, and the rest of America From: Steve Schale Re: 10 Days Out, and Clemson comes to Doak *1 day since Gus Bradley should have been fired *10 days until the election *14 days until FSU basketball tips off I apologize for the delay today. Before I wrote the first memo, I had a life planned for the last two weeks of the election. While that all changed, I did get up and run a half-marathon today. After…

Keep Reading

Steve Schale: Notes on the fourth day of early voting in Florida

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

To: Fans of Florida From: Steve Schale, Exhausted and Disgusted Jaguars Fan Re: 11 Days Out *0 days until Gus Bradley is fired, God willing. *11 days until the election *15 days until FSU basketball tips off. Another poll showed Clinton with a three-point lead. This means that since Bloomberg declared Trump leading Florida, four polls have come out showing Hillary Clinton leading by three or four points. (By the way, don’t ask the Jaguars’ head coach what a lead…

Keep Reading

Steve Schale: Notes on the third day of early voting in Florida

in 2017/Top Headlines by

To: Fellow Data Nerds From: Steve Schale, #FloridaMan Re: Day Three of Early Voting *12 days until the election *16 days until FSU basketball tips off. Before we dive into the data, can I have a side conversation with the reporters reading this? Now, I get it, the national race for president is over, and there is a need to keep this race interesting. But the attention to that Bloomberg Poll yesterday is kind of nuts. Hillary Clinton has led…

Keep Reading

Donald Trump, Marco Rubio battle for Hispanic GOP voters in Florida

in 2017/Top Headlines by

Florida voters are increasingly voicing a similar take on Republican front-runner Donald Trump: “Dice lo que piensa” – Spanish for “he speaks his mind.” Trump boasts that he can win the Hispanic vote in a general election and next week, he faces his first major test in the winner-take-all primary in Florida, a highly contentious swing state with a large and diverse population of Latino voters. Trump’s comments about building a southern border wall and his accusations that many Mexicans…

Keep Reading

Go to Top