Friday, February 28, 2014

Fake or Florida - Late Night with Seth Meyers

Gator’s Dockside In Central Florida

Patriotic’ Owners Adding Obamacare Surcharge to Bills

What Pigs And Pot Have In Common In Florida

Judge John Galluzo Of Seminole County

Was forced to return a Glock pistol and a rifle to a blind man who won immunity for killing another man under the state's "stand your ground" law.....more
"I have to return property that was taken under the circumstance," the judge said. "I have researched and haven't found case law to say otherwise."

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Shitty Cape Coral, Florida

The fight of Cape Coral resident Robin Speronis to live “off the grid”
has escalated,
the city has capped her access to the sewer so she can no longer use it.
 It’s a move she calls, “pure evil.”......more
A Porta-Potty place down there should help her out.

They Profit - David Jolly

What Stogie Had For Lunch

Bandeja paisaat Brisas Del Valle  7532 N.Armenia Ave. Tampa 

Rep. Alan Grayson: Ted Cruz Is Trying to 'Hasten the Apocalypse'

He was in Sarasota to receive the 'Statesman of the Year' award from
The Republican Party of
Sarasota County 

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Awake The State - Ybor City

Centennnial Park Ybor City
Tuesday, March 4, 4:00 PM

Deland Florida's Vehicular Homicide Petition to the Chief of Police

2013 Conservative All-Stars of the Florida State Legislature

 Ahern Albritton Baxley Bileca Boyd Broxson Coley Combee Crisafulli Cummings Davis J. Diaz M. Diaz Eagle Fitzenhagen Fresen Gaetz Grant Holder Hudson Ingram La Rosa Magar Mc Burney Metz Moraitis, Jr. Nelson Passidomo Patronis Perry Pigman Pilon Porter Precourt Raburn Raulerson Renuart Roberson Rodrigues Rooney Schenck Smith Spano Steube Stone Weatherford Wood Workman Young more


Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Florida Cop Attacks Woman For Recording Traffic Stop

Florida: The Two State Solution

The folks over at The League of the South have started a Petition Calling for Independence for the State of Florida. They have even put a Billboard up in Tallahassee. We here at the Stogie have a better idea, lets draw a line across the state and they can have the northern half. You know what they say,
"The further north you go in Florida the further south you are."

Rick Scott's Corporate Welfare

Rick Scott once turned down billions in federal money to bring high speed rail to Florida. Now he wants to give "Florida East Coast Railway" hundreds of millions of our dollars to do the same thing.

Lopsided Income Growth In Florida

The nonpartisan Economic Policy Institute released
 “The Increasingly Unequal States of America”,
with a dedicated section called “Lopsided income Growth in Florida“.
The wide-ranging 120-page report paints a very different picture of the state of the state of Florida than the one that Gov. Rick Scott and other Republican legislators are painting as they seek reelection this year.


Sunday, February 23, 2014

Tampa Bay Inequality For All Watch Parties

Join us as we watch Robert Reich's award-winning film, "Inequality for All" at Watch Parties happening in communities across Tampa Bay and America. Secretary Reich will also join us for a special conference call to change the conversation on income inequality. info

What Stogie Had For Lunch

Italian sub
At the Philadelphian on the Tamiami Trl in Port Charlotte

Rick Scott's Possible Waste, Fraud, Abuse, Violations Of Law

Florida's Sen. Bill Nelson is calling for an investigation into Rick Scott's Florida Department of Economic Opportunity's handling of their new unemployment website that failed as soon as it launched back in October, delayed benefits for months,
 and is still facing problems.....more

The Florida Tea Party

About 20 Fort Lauderdale Tea Party protesters interrupted one of
Charlie Crist’s stops along his book signing and 2014 gubernatorial campaign.
Some of what they had to say. 
“Charlie, you look like an AIDS victim!”
"Charlie Crist is a ‘Commie Whore’

Saturday, February 22, 2014

What Stogie Had For Lunch

Palomilla Steak
with fried rice $8.95 at Arco-Iris, Cuban Restaurant in West Tampa

Florida Near The Bottom Of The Barrel

A new report released by the LeRoy Collins Institute
concludes that Florida is falling behind not only the rest of the country but also in the South in key areas from teacher salaries to high-wage jobs to adequate roads.".......more


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Friday, February 21, 2014

Joe Newman for Congress

A Sarasota man says he has the experience necessary to earn a seat in Congress. At 101-years old, Joe Newman certainly knows a thing or two,
so the centenarian is launching a bid for the U.S. House of Representatives.
Newman is competing for Florida's 16th Congressional District;
 He is fighting for Vern Buchanan's (CREWS Most Corrupt)  seat.

What Stogie Had For Lunch

Braised Grouper Pot
With white rice $9.95 at The Original Yummy House in Tampa

Ybor Surveillance

7th Ave

Rep. Amanda Murphy Party

Join in Supporting
Rep. Amanda Murphy
Thursday, February 27th  5:30pm – 7:00 pm
6236 Grand Blvd
New Port Richey
Please RSVP to Chris Mitchell 813-728-6331, 

Thursday, February 20, 2014

420 11.4.14

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College Students FAIL Bill of Rights Quiz

Distress In Port Charlotte

Midway Blvd. in Port Charlotte

Stewart Trashes Dunn Verdict

Lesson? Fire Gun in Florida, ‘You Better Fucking Hit Somebody’
Correspondent Jessica Williams 
with advice for black people on how to avoid dealing with frightened white people.
One recommendation: stay indoors. All the time.
 “Don’t go wander in the street where you might scare a white person.”

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Let It Go - Frozen - Lexi Walker - Alex Boyé

Check Out Tampa Bay "WinCo Foods"

WinCo Foods pays its workers a decent wage, offering amazing health and dental coverage, paid days off, flexible spending account options, and most importantly, giving employees a stake in the company. This employees-first approach not only leads to a happy, dedicated staff but ensures that said staff will want to remain at WinCo. The average hourly worker stays with the company around eight years....more
The sleeping retail giant "Walmart's worst nightmare."

What Stogie Had For Lunch

A Mary Burger with salad
At Hamburger Mary's in Ybor City

TYT: Interview with Alan Cohn

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Ybor Paparazzi

7th Ave

Burmese Pythons Swarm Everglades

Drop By Rep. Castor Office On Thursday

Thursday, February 20.  We're turning up the pressure on our representatives as part of the Defend the Vote campaign by taking the campaign straight to their offices. 144 North Armenia Avenue, Tampa info 

David Jolly 's Suck It Up And Suffer Lemonade

Your Desire For A Happy, Healthier Life Makes Him Sour

Sunday, February 16, 2014

What Stogie Had For Lunch

Steak and Eggs
At Sweet's Diner on the Tamiami Trail in Port Charlotte

majority of Americans Favor Normalizing Relations With Cuba

A majority of Americans, 56 percent, favor normalizing relations or engaging more directly with the Cuban government, according to a survey released by the Atlantic Council. In Florida, home to the nation’s largest Cuban-American community, the majority is even greater: 63 percent.

Raíces En Tampa Event

On February 19th, members of Raíces En Tampa will be speaking outside Tampa City Hall about their upcoming event on February 26th. The event is a rally outside of Tampa City Council to demand City Support for Driver's Licenses for All Undocumented in the State of Florida.
Raíces En Tampa
Press Conference in support of Driver's Licenses for ALL
February 19th at 5:00 pm
Outside Tampa City Hall at 315 E Kennedy Blvd in Tampa

A Tale Of 2 Senators In Florida

Rubio, Marco R 11%
Nelson, Bill D 67%

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Stogie Party: Mr. Blue

Well not exactly but a start. Learn more about the
Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act
lets get our foot in door so that we can kick it in.
Coming 11.4.14

Tampa Bay Homeless

Homeless Living In Tampa

I Am GOP: Florida Polluters

Miller, Jeff 14%
Southerland, Steve 20%
Yoho, Ted 34%
Crenshaw, Ander 40%
DeSantis, Ron 7%
Mica, John L 0%
Posey, Bill 4%
Webster, Daniel 4%
Nugent, Rich 4%
Bilirakis, Gus 4%
Ross, Dennis 7%

UF Students Fight Voter Suppression

Friday, February 14, 2014

Ana Rivas Logan Flees the GOP

 A former Republican congresswoman in Florida has left the GOP and joined the Democrats, citing her former party’s increasing attacks on women
and other minorities.......more
“The GOP of today is not the party I joined. It’s not the party of my parents. It’s a party that has been radicalized and held hostage by a group of extremists.”

What Stogie Had For Lunch

Sweet and Sour Chicken with fried rice, $5.00
at Shang Hai in Riverview

Thursday, February 13, 2014

GOP In Manatee County

The GOP controlled Board Of County Commissioners in Manatee County
 Voted Tuesday to eliminate a third of all voting locations. The commissioners voted 6 to 1 to accept the elimination of voting locations despite the fact that it would do away with half the voting places available for minority voters. Naturally the only person who complained was the Democrat who also happens to represent District 2,
a mostly minority district......more