Like every year for the past twenty years, the courageous Pastors for Peace Friendshipment Caravan will start their annual trip to Cuba. The genocidal Yankee imperialist embargo against Cuba prevents Americans from sending any article to the Caribbean island.........here
You may not have even known it was happening, but “Rapprochement With Cuba: Good For Tampa Bay, Good For Florida, Good For America,” a conference sponsored by the Alliance for Responsible Cuba Policy Foundation and held Saturday at the Italian Club in Ybor City, was, by its very existence, a milestone in repairing the tattered relationship between Tampa and Cuba........here Negotiations Si!
Like many in the Bay area, Janet Santiago is finding it hard getting through these tough economic times. Throw in the fact she that is raising four of her grandchildren, and money is very tight..........here
Tampa City Councilman Charlie Miranda Wants Us To Drink Shit
Charlie Miranda has come up with a plan to turn hundreds of millions of gallons of wastewater into drinking water. All in the name of self-sufficiency. Yes, we are in the middle of a drought. But we aren’t desperate........more
The supervisor's job came open Tuesday when Phyllis Busansky, a Democrat, was found dead of natural causes in a St. Augustine hotel room. Busansky was a popular and charismatic politician who had been in office just five months. Political tradition says Crist, a Republican, will choose Busanky's successor from the ranks of the GOP...........here
Shortly before 4 a.m., Blair pushed his 17-year-old son, Brett, in the chest at the family's home. When the boy tried to walk away, Blair grabbed him, punched him in the face and put him in a choke hold, making it tough for him to breathe. Then Blair turned his attention to his 12-year-old son, Bradley.He grabbed the boy by the throat and punched him in the head, leaving a mark.........here
Conservative powerbroker Ralph Hughes, who spent millions of dollars promoting his anti-tax, small government causes and his favored political candidates, died owing the federal government tens of millions of dollars in taxes, according to the IRS.......here
He aggressively supported county commissioners Jim Norman and Ken Hagan, as well as former commissioners Brian Blair and Ronda Storms.
Tampa's mayor has decided not to honor a controversial Muslim civil rights group this year. Mayor Pam Iorio said Thursday she made the decision after hearing from people who complained that the Council on American-Islamic Relations has ties to terrorist groups.......more
Thinking about a vacation? Be sure to consider Brooksville, Florida In addition to everything else Brooksville has to offer -- three city parks, a nine-hole golf course, and "an excellent library" -- Brooksville can now assure visitors that each and every one of its city employees will be wearing underwear while on duty........here
Commissioners, Almost 80% of the VOTERS MANDATED you levy the one-cent tax to buy land through ELAPP. You have no decision-making on this issue…you have a mandate from the voters. We recognize, and you should too, that this land preservation program is the best growth management tool you have in this county. The decision is out of your hands – JUST DO IT! Trust me, if you don’t listen to what your VOTERS have asked, when election time comes we will remember.
Residents of this contentious beach community in attendance at Sunday’s Tampa Bay Rays game against the Washington Nationals were surprised to see a former commissioner standing with a group of beach mayors on the field.........more