Best of the Blogs: Make Room

Progress Florida Education Center’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 7-18-14
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Center’s popular free Daily Clips service.

Rick Scott’s Contempt for the Public
By Independent Thinker
Rick Scott believes that he can divert attention away from his failed policies and performance by using a variety of shallow and controlling distraction tactics, some at taxpayer expense.

Democratic Leaders Target Rick Scott for His Anti-Latino Policies
Florida For All
Representatives Ricardo Rangel and Victor Torres joined Orange County DEC, Carlos Smith and community activists at the Osceola Courthouse today.

How Florida Democrats Avoid Another 2010-like Armageddon
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
The Florida Squeeze
One of the things that made me exceptionally proud in the early months of 1995 was that Florida, unlike much of the country had resisted the Republican tide that swept the nation in November 1994.

Endangered Florida Forest Will Be Destroyed To Make Room For Walmart And Chick-Fil-A
By Kiley Kroh
Think Progress
A section of rare and endangered forest in Florida’s Miami-Dade County will be destroyed to build a Walmart, Chick-fil-A, Chili’s, 900 apartments, and an LA Fitness.

A Rising Tide
By Bobby Mustang
Bark Bark Woof Woof
Chances are pretty good that within less than a hundred years, the place where I’m sitting right now will either be under water or right on the edge of the ocean.