Best of the Blogs: Anything But

Progress Florida Education Institute’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 10-3-13
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Institute’s popular free Daily Clips service.


Poll Numbers Tanking, Rick Scott Turns To Voter Purge As A Reelection Strategy
By Martha Jackovics
Beach Peanuts
Hey kids, have you seen the latest poll numbers for Rick Scott?

SAFE Act Anything But
By Eduardo Gonzalez
Blog of Rights
I have worked as a law enforcement professional for 34 years, rising through the ranks from patrolman to deputy director in the Miami-Dade Police Department during a 27-year career.

You Cannot Reason With These People
By Mustang Bobby
Bark Bark Woof Woof
The shutdown and the debt ceiling have always been about more than just the budget and spending, and just about everyone who has been watching this knows that.

GOP holds government hostage
By Gimleteye
Eye On Miami
The front page, above-the-fold story in the NY Times today, “A Crisis Months in Planning: Conservatives Focused on Budget as Health Law Weapon”.

States Only Spent Half Of Foreclosure Settlement Money Helping Homeowners
By Alan Pyke
Think Progress
About 44 percent of the $2.5 billion that banks sent to state governments as part of a 2012 legal settlement over “robosigning” foreclosure abuses has been redirected to rainy day funds.