Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Republican voters

Today on Context Florida: John Roberts, educational uniformity, Martin Shkreli’s mother, civil forfeiture and voter enthusiasm

in Apolitical/Top Headlines by

Today on Context Florida: Martin Dyckman says U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has hurt minorities, consumers, and democracy. His reputation as a harsh critic of the Voting Rights Act and an advocate for corporations preceded Roberts to his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in September 2005. As chief justice, he said, he would be like a baseball umpire impartially calling balls and strikes. “Umpires don’t make the rules. They apply them,” he testified. ” … I come…

Keep Reading

Today on Context Florida: Prayer & terror, embracing Trump, Smart Justice and the Hour of Code

in Apolitical/Top Headlines by

Today on Context Florida: Bob Sparks discusses the importance of thoughts and prayers in the wake of the terror attacks Nov. 13 in Paris and Dec. 2 in San Bernardino. It is a sorry state of affairs, he says, when a terrorist attack causes liberals to forget who did the killing. Wayne LaPierre and those praying for the dead are not responsible for it. That belongs to Farook and Malik, and those who support them. As Donald Trump’s vote share has…

Keep Reading

Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton favored by American voters in 2016, CBS poll shows

in Top Headlines by

Jeb Bush continues to lead the field as best-known presidential hopeful tested in a new poll of Republican voters released Monday by CBS News. Behind Bush is former Gov. Mike Huckabee, followed by U.S. Sens. Rand Paul and Marco Rubio. Respondents could choose as many names as they wanted. Showing the biggest movement in the past month is Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, who announced his candidacy during the survey. Thirty-seven percent of Republican voters would consider voting for him now, while only…

Keep Reading

Go to Top