Best of the Blogs: Off The Streets

Progress Florida Education Center’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 7-11-14
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Center’s popular free Daily Clips service.

Rick Scott’s “Keep Florida Safe” Tour Takes On Duty Cops Off The Streets
By Martha Jackovics
Beach Peanuts
It’s been a bad week for Rick Scott, and it’s only getting worse.

The Changing Democratic Base from 1994 to 2012
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
The Florida Squeeze
Continuing our recent look at small counties, rural voters and the Democratic vote, I thought it might be instructive to look at a comparison between two Democratic victories.

Rick Scott Uses Our Environmental Agency to DEFEND Everglades Fracking with “Bogus” Report
By Vin Fl
In case I need to say it again, I will.

Police Can’t Stop You Based On The Color Of Your Car, Florida Court Rules
By Nicole Flatow
Think Progress
Police can’t stop drivers based on the color of their car, Florida’s high court ruled last week. 

Florida attorney general tries the old ‘marriage is for having babies’ case against equality
By Laura Clawson
Daily Kos
Despite court after court after court ruling for marriage equality, some opponents of equality are still fighting tooth and nail to prevent progress.