Pivoting from current debates on red light cameras, State Sen. Jeff Clemens turns attention to what he considers the farce of highway speed limits, arguing Floridians would be safer (and cheaper) with less higher limits and less ticketing. Ricky Bobby read the column, and he agrees.
In the second of a six-part series on black voting in Florida, Darryl Paulson talked through Florida’s history of the white primary, and the massive impact of its repeal on black voter registration. He wrote, “In 1960, only 3 to 6 percent of blacks in Florida were registered to vote. By 1947, the number increased to 13 to 16 percent.”
Gary Stein penned a column telling Obamacare opponents to get their talking points straight. He lamented that GOP critics fail to account for the downside of not reforming health care, among other factors.
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