Friday, October 31, 2008

'No on Prop 8' and Florida 'No on 2' Sites Under Coordinated Attack

The "No on Prop 8" website (and possibly Florida's "No on 2" site) was the victim of a coordinated denial-of-service attack at the height of fundraising efforts to defeat the anti-gay marriage ballot

Studs Terkel

1912 - 2008

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Dean's 50-State Strategy Is A Plus For Obama

If Sen. Barack Obama is able to prevail over Sen. John McCain on Tuesday, all of those Democrats who ripped Howard Dean's 50-state strategy over the last four years
should call the head of the Democratic National Committee and offer a heartfelt

President Barack Obama

Of The United States Of America

Annette Taddeo: Personal Really

A Right Wing Love Fest In Tampa

John McCain arrived in Tampa about 12:45 p.m. today with an entourage that included Gov. Charlie Crist and Sens. Joe Lieberman, Lindsey Graham and Mel Martinez. Included in the crowd were St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Baker, Republican businessman and fundraiser Al Austin, Hillsborough County Commissioner Brian Blair, former state Rep. Sandy Murman, current state Rep. Kevin Ambler and Tampa City Council member Joe

The Castor Team Is Scarin’ Up Some Votes!

Please join us for the Castor Campaign Halloween tradition this Friday, October 31st... ghost and goblin sign waving at Bayshore Blvd and the Platt Street Bridge. Bring your scariest Halloween mask or costume or come as your are that early in the morning. We will supply the coffee and signs. Meet us at Zudar's next to the Bayshore Publix any time after 7:15 am. As Dr. Paul Bearer used to say, "I'll be lurking for you!"

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Warrick Dunn's Life Laid Bare In Book

Warrick Dunn finally came face-to-face with his demons last October, at Angola State Prison, a short 56-mile drive from his hometown of Baton Rouge. La. The journey for Dunn had taken a

Mario Diaz-Balart - The Last Throes of a Desperate Incumbent

Yesterday, for the second time in three weeks, news organizations discredited Mario Diaz-Balart's attack ad as chock-full of lies. So how did he react? Unbelievably, he launched his most egregious ad

Ralph Nader In Ybor City

In a chilly room atop Ybor city’s Cuban Club Tuesday night, Ralph Nader, the Ecology Party's nominee for President of the United States, schooled his supporters on how to “make people angry enough to vote Nader/Gonzalez in 2008.”

Lincoln Diaz-Balart Interview

End of the Diaz-Balart Dynasty
The Republican brothers are headed for defeat, and Cuban-American politics will change forever.

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Sarah Brightman In Tampa

St. Pete Times Forum
Sun, Nov 16 2008 - 7:30 PM
For Tickets Visit.....Gasparilla Tixx

Bike Green Of St. Petersburg

It began in the spring with a dream and a promise to put 8,000 bicycles, for use and at no charge, on the streets of

Ybor City Street Sign Misspelled -- Or Is It?

The signs along Seventh Avenue in Tampa's historic Ybor City Latin district say La Setima, but Fran Costantino says the correct spelling is La Septima and the signs should be

Jennifer Stone-Anderson's Obama Car

That would be Jennifer Stone-Anderson, a 51-year-old artist who is out of work and had two months on her hands to paint an elaborate mural on her 2004 Saturn Ion touting the candidacy of Barack

Obama In Sarasota

Gates Open at 9:00 AM
Ed Smith Stadium - 2700 12th St - Sarasota

NFL Take A Player To School Day In Tampa

Buccaneers running back Warrick Dunn will pick up 5th grade student Timothy Wise, Jr. in a limo Tuesday morning and take him to Westshore Elementary School after he won the NFL Take a Player to School

Tampa Leads The State In Hate Crimes

Tampa leads the state in the number of reported hate crimes, according to an annual report issued by the Federal Bureau of

Can Obama and Garcia beat Mario Diaz-Balart?

In the Maximo Gomez domino park, on the corner of 8th Street and 14th Avenue in Miami, time appears to have slowed down to the pace of endless domino

Caroline Kennedy to Campaign for Obama in Sun City Center

Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce
1651 Sun City Center Plaza
Sun City Center

Tampa Bay Rays drop “Devil” from Name, Piss-off Satan

Lucifer is a man of his word. This is clear, as judging from the attached photo of Hell-fire spouting out of the Rays’ Jonny

Monday, October 27, 2008

Help Me Defeat Adam Putnam

For the first time in his political career, Adam Putnam has a fight on his hands. The residents of FL-12 have embraced my candidacy, and with your help, we can pull off the biggest upset of the entire election.
My name is Doug Tudor, and I am asking for your

Florida's GOP Lawmakers Blamed For Early-Voting Lines

When the person in charge of Florida elections believes that...and the Florida Republican legislature passed laws in 2005 to agree with him...then there should be no surprise at long

St.Petersburg Democratic Club Victory Party

Wednesday, November 5th. at the Piccadilly Cafeteria, 1900 34th. St. North, St. Petersburg at 6:30 P.M. All Democrats throughout Pinellas County are invited to

Barbara West Of WFTV In Florida

If you don’t think there’s a media bias you need to look at the recent interviews done by Barbara West of WFTV in Orlando

Jimmy Buffett And Barack Obama In Tampa

Ford Amphitheatre - Sunday, November 2nd.

Joe Lieberman Visits Schnitt For A Little Obama Bashing

Joe Lieberman stopped by Schnitt's Morning Show this morning to campaign for the McCain-Palin Presidential
Obama 2008

Hundreds In Tampa Rally Against Gay Marriage Ban

For Bobbie Hernandez, it’s about knowing that her children would be taken care of if something were to happen to her. It’s knowing that the home the 35-year-old has with her partner, Shar Ishee, would still be there for the

Brain Blair's Report Card

It's Report Card Time for County Commissioners!
A's or F's .... Stunning excellence, abject failure or somewhere in between...?
U-CAN has been taking notes and taking names and now it's time to hand out our
Report Cards. Starting with Commissioner Brain Blair -- did Commissioner Blair go to the head of the class or to the wood shed? Check the U-CAN website to find out. And stay tuned -- other Report Cards will be coming soon.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Matt Damon in Florida to March for Change

On Monday, October 27, actor Matt Damon will participate in a March for Change on South Beach, beginning at Collins Park, 2100 Collins Avenue, and ending at the Early Vote Location at Miami Beach City Hall, 1700 Convention Center

21 Florida Newspapers - Vote NO on Amendment 2

Twenty-one newspapers from around the state have come hard against Florida's Amendment 2, the so-called "Marriage Protection" Amendment. These papers all realize the danger of the amendment's vague language and far-reaching
No newspapers have come out in support of Amendment 2.

Early Miami Voting Suggests Florida May Go Democratic

With early voting for president in heavily Democratic Miami-Dade County running ahead of 2004, there’s a good chance Florida could end up in the Obama column Nov. 4th. Of the 100 Miami area early voters emerging from the polling places interviewed by this reporter over the past two days, 53 identified themselves as Democrats and 15 as independents while only 32 said they are

Only 5,000 Show Up For Palin In Tampa

More than 5,000 people are at the Tampa Convention Center this morning awaiting Sarah Palin's entrance. That's nearly twice as many as John McCain attracted to the same

Ex-Tampa Mayor Dick Greco Supports McCain/Palin

A democrat?, spoke in support of Senator John McCain and Governor Sarah Palin at the Tampa Convention Center

Wasserman Shultz In Public Endorsement Of Annette Taddeo

This was a long time coming, and so quite choreographed. A rising star among Democratic congresswomen, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, of Florida District 20, stood on a stage in Little Havana Thursday and publicly endorsed the candidacy of the Democratic challenger to one of Wasserman Shultz’ friends in the

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Stripper Pole Dance

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Florida Could Decide Fate Of Wolves, Polar Bears And The Environment

As someone who lives in Florida, you have an extraordinarily important role to play in protecting wolves, polar bears and other imperiled wildlife and the environment for our children and

Florida Voting Back In Spotlight This Election Day

Let us count the ways things could go wrong on Election Day in

A British View Of Florida Politics

As I mentioned the other day on Twitter, I will be appearing on national television in the UK next week, talking from Miami about blogs and their impact on the American election this year. I am trying to get details and, as soon as I can, I'll share them

Florida Throws Out False Light Verdict

In a major victory for the media, the Florida Supreme Court throw out a lawsuit where the Pensacola News Journal was successfully sued for false light of road-building contractor Joe

Brian Moore Socialist Candidate For President In Tampa

On Monday, October 27th, Brian Moore - the Socialist Party’s nominee for president - will be in Tampa, Florida. From 1 to 3 PM he will be speaking at the Vaughn Center at the Allen N. Reeves Theater at the University of

Tampa Could Become Major Biodiesel Port

GreenHunter Energy Inc. of Houston might be building a $70 million facility to store and produce biofuels at the Port of Tampa and has paid $1 million to lease a 22-acre

Friday, October 24, 2008

Black Leaders Deny Backing Blair Campaign

Some of you may know me, I used to be a wrestler. … I've been endorsed by a lot of people you know like the police, Rev. Tom Scott, Kevin White, Sheriff David Gee, the PBA and the Fraternal Order of Police," Blair
Blair did not return a phone call seeking comment.

Doug Tudor for Congress, District 12 in Hillsborough

East Hillsborough County Democratic Club

Get Out The Vote
SATURDAY, OCT. 25th - 6-10 PM
Confirmed candidates in attendance:
Stephen Gorham, Hillsborough County School Board (non-partisan)
Phyllis Busansky, Democrat, Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections
Kevin Beckner, Democrat, County Commissioner District 6 (county-wide)
E.J. Ford, Democrat, State Senate District 60
Doug Tudor, Democrat, U.S. Congress District 12
The Winthrop Barn Theater - 11349 Bloomingdale Avenue, Riverview

McCain’s Florida Campaign Just Like Bush

John McCain says he’s not G.W. Bush. Funny, he campaigns the exact same way, at least here in

Alicia Silverstone Will Campaign For Obama In Tampa

Tampa March for Change
Joe Chillura Park - 602 E. Kennedy Blvd.
Sunday At Noon.

Celebrate Annette Taddeo's Victory On Election Night

Soyka Cafe 5582 NE 4th Court - Miami, Florida
8:30 pm To 12:30 am
RSVP To Brenda 305.661.6499

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Opie, Sheriff Andy Taylor And The Fonz

See more Ron Howard videos at Funny or Die

E. J. Ford For Florida State Representative

District 60

Florida Democrats Urge Crist To Extend Early Voting

Nine Florida Democrats asked Gov. Charlie Crist and Secretary of State Kurt Browning on Thursday to extend early voting in the state and take steps to reduce long waits at the

Florida Voters Favor Civil Unions, But Want to Ban Them Anyway

What the hell is wrong with voters in this state?
A new poll by Mason-Dixon shows that 56% of likely voters support Amendment 2, while only a paltry 37% out right oppose it. But here's the strange thing, poll after poll has shown that Floridians are in support of civil

Kevin Beckner And Gov. Richardson In West Tampa

Florida Takes On Global Warming

I just finished a year-long appointment on Florida Gov. Charlie Crist’s Action Team on Energy and Climate Change. We released a blueprint that, if put into action, would make Florida one of America’s most aggressive states in tackling climate

Obama Calls Up Lawyers To Scrutinise The Florida Chads

Lawyers are signing up by the hundred on behalf of Barack Obama to oversee the counting of the presidential election votes in Florida, where in 2004, as we all remember, the hanging chads somehow fell George W Bush’s way in a very dubious fashion and handed him a distinctly tainted

Bob Graham Says Florida, Iowa Close

"I think Florida is going to go Obama, but it's going to be very competitive," Graham said. "Florida may be a little more tense than Iowa. It's a state that takes a lot of effort to go Democratic." Nominee Barack Obama was in Florida Tuesday, and Graham gave an introduction at the

Is Todd Schnitt a Racist?

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Skip The Election. Survey 100 Tampa Residents Instead

The election of 2008, as in 2004, may well be determined by the average opinions of a handful of residents in Hillsborough County, Florida. Among the “swing states” those up for grabs, is Florida with its 27 electoral votes. Those votes were awarded to the Republicans last time by an overtly partisan Secretary of State, Katherine Harris, and an activist, equally partisan, United Supreme