Best of the Blogs: Right Thing

Progress Florida Education Institute’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 9-27-13
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Institute’s popular free Daily Clips service.


House Democrats do the right thing for the first time in years
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
The Florida Squeeze
The election of Rep. Mark Pafford (D-West Palm Beach) is far and away the best thing House Democrats have done in years.

Wake Up, GOP: The Nation WANTS Obamacare
By Gimleteye
Eye On Miami
Obamacare isn’t even out of the box, and yet the GOP decided opposing Obamacare is the party’s way back to the hearts and minds of the nation’s voters — or at least those who vote for US Senators and Presidents. 

A High School Named for a Klansman?
By Trish Ponder
Pensito Review
Boy, white people did some wacky stuff during the Civil Rights era. Here’s one example.

Bob Buckhorn flails, lurches right
By Ben Kirby
Saint Petersblog
About a month ago, some interesting poll results were posted here, the subject of which was Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn.

National Parks Will Close To The Public But Stay Open To Drilling If The Government Shuts Down
By Jessica Goad
Think Progress
Despite the fact that most Americans object to the tactic of shutting down the government over Obamacare, Congressional Republicans continue to insist that they will not pass a budget for the federal government unless the Affordable Care Act is defunded.