Best of the Blogs: Because They’re Poor

Progress Florida Education Institute’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 1-9-14
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Institute’s popular free Daily Clips service.


By Mandy Hancock
CleanEnergy Footprints
Reflecting back on 2013, the work that stands out the most for me is the campaign to repeal the advanced nuclear recovery fee, or “nuclear tax.”
By Jason Williamson
Blog Of Rights
Remember that amazing Daily Show segment a couple years ago in which a correspondent asked Florida Governor Rick Scott to pee into a cup?
By Bob Sikes
Scathing Purple Musings
You can be sure that the state’s charter school cheerleaders at redifinED will be trumpeting this Brookings Institute Report that gives Florida a “C” for “limited choice options.”
By Martha Jackovics
Beach Peanuts
Despite the fact that there have been no security breaches on the Affordable Care Act’s website, that hasn’t stopped Republicans from trying to scare the public away from enrolling by claiming there have been, or that there will be in the future.
By Gimelteye
Eye On Miami
A recent report by the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development) highlights that the U.S. spends two and a half times per capita than any other OECD country.