Tag Archives: Florida

Florida Jail Let Epstein Buy Small Women’s Panties

The Miami Herald reports: A decade ago, during a brief stint in Palm Beach County Jail, convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein made an odd purchase at the facility’s store: two pairs of small women’s panties, size 5. It was just one of thousands of dollars of purchases made by the disgraced financier while in jail after pleading guilty in 2008 …

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FLORIDA: White Supremacist Arrested In Terror Threat: “In 3 Days I Get My AR-15 Back, Don’t Go To Walmart”

ABC News reports: A Florida white supremacist has been arrested for threatening a shooting at a Walmart just days after 22 people were killed at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, in one of the worst mass shootings in the country’s modern history. Richard Clayton, 26, was arrested by Florida Department of Law Enforcement authorities on Friday in Winter Park …

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FLORIDA: GOP To Register New Voters At Gun Show

The Tampa Bay Times reports: The Republican Party of Florida is planning to hold two voter registration drives at a South Florida gun show one week after two mass shootings ended with 31 people dead in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. The party’s regional field director emailed supporters Thursday asking for volunteers to help register voters at the Pembroke …

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FLORIDA: GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis Creates New State Office To Handle “Environmental Impact Of Sea Rise”

Via press release: Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Dr. Julia Nesheiwat as Florida’s first Chief Resilience Officer (CRO). The CRO is tasked with preparing Florida for the environmental, physical and economic impacts of sea level rise. The CRO reports to the Executive Office of the Governor and will work in partnership with the Florida Department of Environmental …

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Florida City Plays Baby Shark To Drive Away Homeless

The Palm Beach Post reports: The city of West Palm Beach has launched a music offensive, playing torturous sound loops all night long of the children’s song “Baby Shark” to keep the homeless from lying about the patio of the city’s Lake Pavilion. The pavilion, a glass-walled events venue that overlooks the waterfront and downtown’s Great Lawn, hosted 164 events …

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Florida Cop Arrested For Planting Meth On Drivers

The Tallahassee Democrat reports: Former Jackson County Deputy Zach Wester was arrested this morning on numerous charges he planted street drugs like meth on unsuspecting motorists before hauling them off to jail. Wester, 26, was arrested on felony charges of racketeering, official misconduct, fabricating evidence, possession of a controlled substance and false imprisonment. He was also charged with misdemeanor charges …

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Florida Haters That Bullied Library Into Canceling Teen Pride Prom To Protest Against Drag Queen Story Hour

Via press release from Christian Newswire: Earlier this week Biblical Concepts Ministries worked with members of the Jacksonville City Council to help cancel a teen pride prom featuring Drag Queen entertainment at a Jacksonville Public Library. We still need help standing up against the radical LGBT activists in Jacksonville stealing the hearts and minds of our children through their indoctrination …

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POLL: Joe Biden +9 Over Trump In Swing State Florida

Just in from Quinnipiac Polling: In an early look at the 2020 presidential race in Florida, former Vice President Joseph Biden leads President Donald Trump 50 – 41 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders leads President Trump 48 – 42 percent, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University Poll finds. Matchups between Trump and other …

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FLORIDA: Man Arrested For Posts Inciting Race War, Praised Mass Shooters, Targeted Blacks, Gays, And Jews

NBC News reports: A Fort Myers man was arrested Friday for posting statements and videos inciting violence against minority groups on social media. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement received a tip that the man, who was using an alias, was posting to sites like Bitchute and Gab. The posts showed his “hatred toward several minority groups, threatened violence against …

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FLORIDA: Chick-Fil-A Franchise Owner Charged With Molesting Teen While Leader Of Church Youth Group

ABC News reports: A former youth leader was arrested Wednesday for lewd and lascivious molestation, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. Matuszek is the owner/operator of Chick-fil-A at Westfield Countryside mall in Clearwater. Detectives say between August 2014 and April 2015 Heather Matuszek, 32, inappropriately touched an underage girl who was in her youth group at the Clearwater Community …

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FLORIDA: GOP Gov Blames “Staff Error” After His Pulse Proclamation Removes Mention Of LGBTQ Community

The Washington Post reports: Rick Scott, when he was Florida’s governor, made the proclamation a year ago to mark the anniversary of the massacre at the Pulse nightclub two years before. A gunman killed 49 people at the LGBTQ-oriented club in 2016, what was then the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, and Scott, now a Republican senator, noted that …

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FLORIDA: GOP Rep Jokes About Bill To Execute Gays

From an op-ed in the Pensacola News Journal: In less than 30 seconds of audio from his recent meeting with a Pensacola-based group called Women for Responsible Legislation, Florida Rep. Mike Hill proved why he is both an unfit legislator and an unfit Christian. A citizen comments: “In 1 Corinthians, it says that a man who has an affair with …

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GOP Florida Gov Holds “Ceremonial” Cabinet Meeting In Jerusalem Despite Lawsuit By Florida News Outlets

Courthouse News reports: The Miami Herald and others sued Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his cabinet on Tuesday, claiming their planned meeting in Jerusalem on Wednesday will violate the open-meetings provision of the state’s Sunshine Law. The Tampa Bay Times, Gannett, and Gatehouse Media joined the Herald and the First Amendment Foundation in opposing the cabinet meeting planned for the …

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Teen Boy Waltzed Into Mar-A-Lago During Trump Visit

The Palm Beach Post reports: Four months before a Chinese woman was accused of lying to get into Mar-a-Lago, an 18-year-old college freshman in November fooled Secret Service agents into thinking he was a club member and wandered the grounds for 20 minutes before he was arrested. An apologetic Mark Lindblom on Tuesday told a federal magistrate that he had …

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Pastor Won’t Return $1.7 Million Donation Stolen From Victims Of Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme: “It’s God’s Blessing”

The Palm Beach Post reports: Calling it “God’s blessings,” the pastor of a suburban West Palm Beach church on Thursday refused to turn over $1.7 million that financial regulators claim rightfully belongs to people who were ensnared in a $30 million Ponzi scheme. A federal judge has temporarily frozen the accounts of Winners Church and its top pastors, Fred and …

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FLORIDA: Mike Huckabee Sues To Keep Beachgoers Off The Sand In Front Of His $6 Million Oceanfront Mansion

Mother Jones reports: Mike Huckabee built his dream house on a public beach, a spot where some of the more than 4 million spring breakers and tourists who come to Walton County each year had been parking their lawn chairs and fishing poles since time immemorial. That meant the Fox News contributor had to share much of the 115-foot-long spit …

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Florida Gov To Battle Trump On “Dumping” Migrants

Axios reports: Florida’s Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis said he will fight any federal plans that include “dumping” hundreds of migrants in southern Florida from the U.S.-Mexico border — even if that means taking it to President Trump directly. The federal government has reached capacity for processing the thousands of migrants crossing the border, forcing officials to find other options while …

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FLORIDA: Three Radio Stations To Air Two Minutes Of Trump Speeches Every Hour Until 2020 Election Day

The Wrap reports: A trio of Florida radio stations have announced they will each be broadcasting two minute snippets of Trump speeches every hour of every day until the end of the 2020 presidential race, with the first broadcasts to begin Friday. Gulf Coast Media Inc., which owns 105.1, WASJ, HANK FM, 103.5 WKNK and Classic Rock 95.9 WRBA in …

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Court: Florida Must Provide Spanish-Language Ballots

NBC News reports: Advocates for Spanish-speaking voters in Florida are celebrating a significant win Friday after District Judge Mark Walker issued an order requiring 32 of the state’s 67 counties to provide election materials and assistance to Spanish-speaking voters before the 2020 presidential primary. Walker’s decision comes after several civic engagement groups and individuals sued the state secretary of state …

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FLORIDA: Guns For Teachers Bill Passes Final Vote

Reuters reports: Florida’s legislature on Wednesday passed a bill allowing teachers to carry guns in the classroom, expanding a program launched after the deadly high school shooting in Parkland with the aim of preventing another such massacre. Florida’s House of Representatives voted 65 to 47 to pass the bill after hours of debate over two days in which the Republican …

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