Today on Context Florida: Gaming, Common Core foes, Dem optimism, and Suicide R’s

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Today on Context Florida, Doug Clifton states that some Common Core opponents are proof that the standards are needed, i.e., only for “those whose reading comprehension and analysitical skills are broken” do the standards equal a “communist plot”.

Then, Pierre Tristam writes that its “time to get rid of Florida’s suicide Republicans” taking specific aim at his own congressman, Ron DeSantis, who represents northeast Florida.

Writing with informed optimism, Ben Kirby suggests that prospects for Florida Democrats look promising — from Amanda Murphy to the St. Pete mayor’s race to CD 13 to the Governor’s Mansion, particularly if his party embraces Charlie Crist.

Finally, Frank Fahrenkopf takes a look at destination resorts in Florida, seeing them as a welcome expansion of the state’s economy, and as an opportunity for Florida to rebuild gaming rules.

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