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Today on Context Florida: Mike Huckabee, anonymity, Billy Carter and good writing

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Today on Context Florida: Martin Dyckman writes of a Republican running for president who promises unequivocally to “protect Social Security and Medicare … to kill anything that poses a threat to the promises we have made to America’s seniors.” But he’s also calling for a “tax reform” that would bleed seniors as they’ve never been bled before. What do you call such a politician? Huckster, for one. Mike Huckabee, to be specific. Anonymity and pseudonymity have been key threads in the…

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Today on Context Florida: Primaries, Critical Wildlife Areas, assisted suicide and being different

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Today on Context Florida: Florida Republican legislators are waving the white flag, says Bob Sparks. The fight seems to be over. Peace is at hand. After two insurrections against Republican National Committee (RNC) mandates covering presidential primary dates, the Florida House and Senate are poised to make a wise decision to cease hostilities. Florida’s newest Critical Wildlife Area, a tiny bird island in the Indian River Lagoon near Sewall’s Point, has survived erosion, hurricanes and the curiosity of boaters and fishermen.…

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