Breaking political news!

Sources in Tallahassee indicate Republican gubernatorial candidate and State Senator Paula Dockery (R-Lakeland) will abandon her longshot campaign for governor.

Major announcement to come later today

By Chris Ingram

Sources in Tallahassee indicate Republican gubernatorial candidate and Continue reading “Breaking political news!”

The U.S. Senate candidate who likes to dine at Hooters

The state that gave the world the hanging-chad has built a reputation for interesting politics, and the Sunshine State will certainly please political watchers again this year. From the dissaray in the Democrat Party’s candidates for governor and U.S. Senate to the Republican’s zeal for embracing career politicians (and the multi-millionaire who seeks to end that zeal), here is a synopsis of all the major candidates, and one not so major candidate. And yes, one of them likes to dine at Hooters. Find out who…

And other interesting observations from the campaign trail

By Chris Ingram

The state that gave the world the hanging-chad has built a reputation for interesting politics, and the Sunshine State will certainly please political watchers again this year. From the dissaray in the Democrat Party’s candidates for governor and the U.S. Senate to the Republican’s zeal for embracing career politicians (and the multi-millionaire who seeks to end that zeal), here is a synopsis of all the major candidates, and one not so major candidate. And yes, one of them likes to dine at Hooters. Find out who… Continue reading “The U.S. Senate candidate who likes to dine at Hooters”

Waite doesn’t wait for establishment

U.S. Congresswoman Ginny Brown-Waite, representing the 5th Congressional district of Florida, recently announced that she will retire and not seek re-election. She cited health concerns as the reason for this decision.

By Scott Factor

U.S. Congresswoman Ginny Brown-Waite, representing the 5th Congressional district of Florida, recently announced that she will retire and not seek re-election.  She cited health concerns as the reason for this decision. The Congresswoman has, in my opinion, done an outstanding job representing the people of her district, as evidenced by the fact that although she was challenged many times, she was never unseated. I wish her all the best and hope that she can find the strength to recover her health. Continue reading “Waite doesn’t wait for establishment”

Hijacked: the downfall of the G.O.P.

Although I am a registered Republican, I never really considered myself a party-line kind of guy. Party-line people are concerned with the survival of the party, no matter the consequence. Although I realize that this isn’t the ideal situation or approach to political governance, party survival is critical if the party you are trying to preserve is representing your political values in the governing process. However, I consider myself a conservative first, Republican voter second.

How getting reelected trumps real values

By Scott Factor

Although I am a registered Republican, I never really considered myself a party-line kind of guy.  Party-line people are concerned with the survival of the party, no matter the consequence. Although I realize that this isn’t the ideal situation or approach to political governance, party survival is critical if the party you are trying to preserve is representing your political values in the governing process.  However, I consider myself a conservative first, Republican voter second. Continue reading “Hijacked: the downfall of the G.O.P.”