Best of the Blogs: Low Tide

Progress Florida Education Center’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 11-14-14
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Center’s popular free Daily Clips service.

Lessons of Hope and Caution from Gwen Graham
By Katy Burnett
The Florida Squeeze
Gwen Graham’s victory was the one bright spot on election day, defeating Steve Southerland in Congressional District 2.

10 Reasons for Florida Dems to Smile Post Midterm Election
By The Seminole Democrat
This “wave” election was more like low-tide: the lowest voter turnout in our history.

The Goalkeeper
By Howard Simon
Blog Of Rights
I am pretty concerned – as maybe you are as well – about the impact of this week’s elections on civil liberties.

Jeb Bush will run
By Gimleteye
Eye On Miami
Money was the determinant factor in the mid-term election, propelling Congress into the hands of right wing, science-rejecting extremists.

Why Florida Is Threatening To Cancel The Drivers Licenses Of This Same-Sex Couple
By Zack Ford
The state of Florida has threatened a same-sex couple with canceling their driver’s licenses, simply because they got married in another state and changed their name.