Today on Context Florida:
Nearly 6 million Americans cannot vote for any office – Congress, state, or local — writes Martin Dyckman. That is the estimated number of people who forfeited civil rights under state laws or constitutions after felony convictions.
Peter Schorsch says it has been extraordinarily frustrating to watch Crist’s double-digit lead evaporate — and not just because Rick Scott and the Republicans have hammered him with several million dollars’ worth of negative TV ads. The problem in Cristworld, however, begins with Crist’s staffing decisions.
Catherine Durkin Robinson gives 10 reasons to pry the husband away from the bathroom, the kids away from the World Cup, and read The Declaration of Independence together as a family. The Declaration of Independence is the reason for the season, so read this piece of poetry aloud with the people you love.
Every Fourth of July is stomach churning for Stephen Goldstein, who is fed up with hypocritical displays of patriotism from the overabundance of Americans who would not lift a finger to save our republic if we needed them.