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Issue 18-15, August 10, 2018 – Special: Inner City Issue

Issue 18-14, July 25, 2018

Issue 18-13, July 15, 2018

  • by David B. Kopel [This article was written in 1993. Its observations are still timely today — although the important suggestions Kopel makes are still largely ignored. Why? Politicians refuse to allocate the necessary funds [...]
  • Way over the rainbow | Opinion

    by Steve West   An Extraordinary Journey — An associate, Arlene Ustin, offhandedly asked if I had a few minutes to meet a lady. No problem, let’s go. That serendipitous detour took me down a yellow [...]
  • How to Buy a Gun in 15 Countries

    by Audrey Carlsen and Sahil Chinoy,New York Times Many Americans can buy a gun in less than an hour. In some countries, the process takes months. Here are the basic steps for how most people [...]
  • Are Our Palm Beach County Elections Safe?

    A message from Supervisor Susan Bucher… When you ask me, your Supervisor of Elections, about voter fraud and elections tampering, my goal is to ensure you that our system is secure and that each vote [...]
  • Civics 101

    In case you’ve forgotten what you were exposed to in your high school civics class­ —  with much appreciation to the League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County ( — you may find what [...]
  • Answers to Your Questions about Florida Judges, Judicial Elections and Merit Retention

      VIDEOS How do justices and appeals court judges get on the court? (Video YouTube 28 sec.) In a general election, why am I asked to vote yes or no on some judges? (Video YouTube 35 sec.) [...]

Issue 18-12, July 1, 2018

  • Mail Ballots Arriving Before You Know It!

    The 2018 Primary Election is August 28th. Are You Signed Up to Vote By Mail? Mail ballots for the August 28th Primary election are due in the mail to you about July 23rd . . [...]
  • Many, Many Choices For This Year’s Ballot!

    Crucial — The elections of 2018 are unusually crucial. The ballots are likely to have 5 pages or more for you to select from! Candidates —  Many voters will vote for a candidate for Governor and [...]
  • Verify Your Voting Status Now!

    Check to make sure the Supervisor of Elections office has you registered and has your mail ballot request. Go here to find out, or call 561-656-6200. ###
  • Government Has a Moral Mission: Necessities vs. Services

    George Lakoff, (abridged) Author, The Political Mind, Don’t Think of an Elephant The moral missions of government impose a distinction between necessities and services. Necessities — Government has a moral mission to provide necessities: adequate food, [...]

Issue 18-11, June 15, 2018

Issue 18-10, June 1, 2018

Issue 18-9, May 15, 2018

Issue 18-8, May 1, 2018

Issue 18-7, April 15,2018

  • Grandparents Against Guns – GAG | Opinion

    by Steve West I only have 550 words to spend. I could use them all with adjectives of praise for the Parkland students – but I won’t. The reader doesn’t need this column as a [...]
  • Take the Pledge!

    Click here to take the voter pledge. Click here to take the candidate pledge.  
  • The DCCC’s Long, Ugly History of Sabotaging Progressives

    The latest attacks on left challengers are no fluke: For decades the House Democratic fundraising body has put corporate, big-money interests first. by Branco Marcetic, In These Times In February, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) attempted to undermine Democratic [...]

    The names of hundreds of members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (“ALEC”), details of which are closely guarded by the group, are revealed in a document obtained by Documented through a public records request. The list, [...]
  • The 99% Human Rights Agenda

    Here’s a rough draft of such an agenda: The right to a job at living wage: Everyone who is willing and able to work should be entitled to a job that today would pay at [...]
  • The Four Key Signs of Weaponization

    Yesterday, I spoke on a panel aptly titled “Outrage Activism.” For my talk I wanted to dive into something I’ve been thinking through for awhile but have never written down: the difference between activism and [...]
  • Opinion: Republicans Declare War on the Middle Class

    by Michael K. Cantwell, Republicans are marketing the tax “reform” passed in December as a middle class tax cut. Shockingly, Democrats are silent, although they could and should be referring to it using the [...]
  • Judge Mark Walker Steps Up to the Plate And Knocks Rick Scott Out of the Park

    by Michael K. Cantwell, When former felon Steven Warner appeared before the Florida Executive Clemency Board to plead to have his voting rights restored, he told Rick Scott, “I voted for you,” Scott laughed [...]

Issue 18-6, April 2, 2018

Issue 18-5, March 1, 2018

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