Best of the Blogs: Point and Laugh

Progress Florida Education Institute’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 11-8-13
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Institute’s popular free Daily Clips service.


By Jeffrey Billman
Orlando Weekly
Guys, do you know what November is?
By Natishia Stevens
Blog of Rights
The 2012 voter purge was like a bad joke – using unreliable government databases, the state of Florida tried to remove people from the voter rolls in the name of fighting voter fraud, but with no actually evidence of voter fraud to be found.
By Ryan Ray
The Florida Squeeze
Former City Councilman and Democratic Rep. Rick Kriseman scored the second big victory for Florida Dems in as many months, defeating de facto Republican Bill Foster 56 to 44.
By Peter Schorsch
Saint Petersblog
It’s only Wednesday, yet unless something dramatic occurs, Adam Smith of the Tampa Bay Times will be hard pressed to find a more deserving “Loser of the Week in Florida politics” than Lenny Curry, the chairman of the Republican Party of Florida.
By Aviva Shen
Think Progress
Broward County, the nation’s seventh largest school district, used to send the highest number of students into Florida’s juvenile justice system, mainly for minor school code infractions.