Tag Archives: Florida

FLORIDA: Street Preachers Scream Abuse At Patrons Of South Beach Gay Nightclub [VIDEOS]

JMG reader Kent directs us to the below clips in which street preachers use a portable sound system to scream abuse at the patrons of the popular South Beach gay nightclub Score. Most of the patrons attempted to ignore the screaming, but some left the ticket line to get in the preachers’ faces. A gigantic “all-nude gentleman’s club” is right ...

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FLORIDA: Gun Nut Mom Has Shoplifting Record

The Florida gun rights activist who was shot in the back by her toddler son earlier this week has a record for shoplifting clothes that she hid in her son’s stroller. Via the Daily Mail: Jamie Gilt, 30, was arrested by Jacksonville Sheriff’s Department on April 4, 2013 after she was detained by security guards at Dillard’s department store in ...

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FLORIDA: Rubio Rally Plays To Empty Stadium

Via Talking Points Memo: Sen. Marco Rubio drew a “disappointing” crowd for an event in his home state Wednesday night just days before a critical primary in the state, CNN reported. CNN’s Jason Carroll, who was on the ground in Hialeah, Florida, called the crowd “much, much smaller” than at Rubio’s past events and said the “couple hundred” supporters gathered ...

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MSNBC Boots FL Gov. Rick Scott After He Repeatedly Refuses To Say If Muslims Hate America [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” lasted all of two questions — neither of which were answered during a less-than-four-minute segment before he was booted off the show. Co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski spent nearly as much time talking about the governor — with Brzezinski blasting him over his refusal to answer questions during ...

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Gun Nut Mom Shot In Back By Toddler Son [VIDEO]

From the New York Daily News: A proud, pro-gun mom was accidentally shot by her 4-year-old son — just a day after the Second Amendment-loving woman boasted about her tot’s shooting skills. The Florida boy found the loaded weapon in mom Jamie Gilt’s car Tuesday and shot her as they cruised down a Putnam County road, officials said. The 31-year-old mother ...

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FLORIDA: The End Of The Road For Rubio?

From the Orlando Sentinel: A new poll released Wednesday shows Donald Trump with a commanding 2 to 1 lead over Sen. Marco Rubio among likely Florida Republican primary voters in Tuesday’s presidential primary. The Quinnipiac University Poll shows Trump with a 45 percent to 22 percent lead over Rubio, an increase over his 44 to 28 percent lead in a ...

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Rubio Advisers: Drop Out Before Florida Primary

CNN reports: A battle is being waged within Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s campaign about whether he should even remain in the Republican presidential race ahead of his home state primary on March 15, sources say. Rubio himself is “bullish” on his odds of winning the critical primary, despite some advisers who are less hopeful and believe a loss there would ...

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New Trump Ad: Marco Rubio Is Corrupt [VIDEO]

From the New York Times: Donald J. Trump released a savage attack ad about Senator Marco Rubio that’s set to air in his home state of Florida, a 60-second takedown that calls the legislator “corrupt” and accuses him of intentionally misusing a Republican party credit card to line his pockets. The ad is one of the most brutal of a ...

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Seen Over Miami Beach: Deport Donald Drumpf!!!

Florida’s primary is next week and yesterday I spotted the above banner plane over Miami Beach. I can’t find a news account of who paid for the message, which picks up on John Oliver’s suggestion that Trump only be referred to by his original family name. Winter Party attendees whooped loudly as the banner came into view.

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Major Florida Paper: We Endorse… Nobody

The Sun-Sentinel says all of the remaining GOP candidates are unworthy of an endorsement. They write: The Sun Sentinel Editorial Board is not going to make an endorsement in Florida’s March 15 Republican presidential primary because the kind of person who should be running is not in the race. We cannot endorse businessman Donald Trump, hometown Sen. Marco Rubio or ...

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Miami Herald Endorses Marco Rubio

But it’s hardly a ringing endorsement. From the editorial board of the Miami Herald: We disagree with the Cuban-American senator on many issues — abortion, gun control, Obamacare, climate change, diplomacy with Cuba, and have frowned upon his frequent absences in the Senate. Still, he does not occupy the same extremist terrain proudly claimed by Sen. Ted Cruz. He has ...

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BREAKING: Dr. Stabby Calls It Quits

From the Washington Post: Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who briefly led the Republican presidential race before his campaign began an extended public implosion, will tell his supporters in a statement Wednesday afternoon that he does not see a “path forward” and will not attend Thursday’s debate in Detroit, according to two Republicans familiar with his plans. Carson, however, will ...

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REPORT: GOP Leaders To Ask Ben Carson To Drop Out, Run Instead For Marco Rubio’s Senate Seat In Florida

Sorry about that, Florida. Via CNN: GOP operatives told CNN early Wednesday morning that they’ll push Ben Carson to drop out of the Republican presidential race, and instead run for a U.S. Senate seat from Florida. It’s unclear how receptive the retired neurosurgeon will be to their pleas. Carson did not appear to be going anywhere as Tuesday night drew ...

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FLORIDA: Man Arrested For Assault After Throwing Live Alligator Through Wendy’s Drive-Through Window

Oh, Florida. From West Palm Beach’s NBC affiliate: Gator wasn’t on the menu but one did make an appearance inside a Wendy’s just east of Loxahatchee in Royal Palm Beach. And it wasn’t by choice. A Jupiter man threw it through the restaurant’s drive-thru window, according to a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission incident report. FWC officials say 23-year-old ...

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FLORIDA: Pastor Tells Senate Committee That Gays Are Killers And Therefore Deserve No Rights [VIDEO]

The Florida Senate Judiciary Committee today postponed until next week its hearing on SB 120, a comprehensive LGBT anti-discrimination bill. The committee ran out of time because it first heard public comments on SB 110, which as written would allow businesses to refuse to serve LGBT customers. Speaking in support of the bill were a slew of haters and alleged ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Florida Senate Committee Begins Hearing On Comprehensive LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill

The Florida Senate Judiciary Committee is just beginning its hearing on a comprehensive LGBT anti-discrimination bill. The chamber appears to be packed with supporters and our enemies. Watch at this link. Equality Florida has the details: The committee will hear The Florida Competitive Workforce Act (SB 120) which would prohibit discrimination against LGBT people in employment, housing and public accommodations. ...

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MIAMI: Homocon Blogger Matt Drudge Gifts $700,000 House To Man He’s Lived With For 11 Years

From the Miami Herald: Internet aggregator Matt Drudge sure has become a generous man after 20 years as the left’s whipping boy and the conservative right’s digital voice. Drudge last week gave away half of his real estate holdings in the far south Miami suburb of Redland. Miami-Dade County property records show longtime area dweller Drudge, 49, gifted a 4,600-square-foot ...

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Florida Has No Problem With “GAY” License Plates

Florida has issued a standard series of license plates that happen to begin with “GAY.” Some drivers and at least one dealership have complained, but the state doesn’t see any problem. Orlando’s ABC affiliate reports: Certain words are banned from Florida license plates, but a number of plates with “GAY” on them are being given to drivers across Orange County. ...

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Silver Airways: Free Flights If Bush Or Rubio Win

Fort Lauderdale-based Silver Airways will surely get a lot of attention for the promotion they launched today. They will also surely give away zero flights. Of course, this is really about building their email list. They write: The Iowa Caucus is on Feb 1st, and if you haven’t heard, two candidates running for President are from Florida! Silver wants to ...

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FLORIDA: Senate Advances Bill To Void Anti-Fracking Measures, Everglades & Water Supply At Risk

Environmentalists are rallying in Tallahassee today after the Florida Senate advanced GOP Sen. Garrett Richter’s bill that would override any local laws against fracking and oil exploration. Under Garrett’s proposed bill, all energy-related regulations would be placed in the hands of a Republican-run state agency. From the Guardian: Opponents fear that removing the rights of cities and counties to prohibit ...

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