Best of the Blogs: Waterloo

Progress Florida Education Institute’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 8-16-13
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Institute’s popular free Daily Clips service.


Lake Okeechobee – Scott’s Waterloo?
By Sandspur
SWFWMD Matters
Seems our highest-ranking elected official in Florida is about to get a real-world snoot full of what it really takes to get Florida’s water “right.”

SYG Protests Grow In Florida And Chicago, At ALEC Conference Upon Group’s 40th Anniversary

By Martha Jackovics
Beach Peanuts
The Florida Capitol isn’t the only locale currently hosting Stand Your Ground protests.

Florida Will Kill Severely Mentally Ill Man Unless Supreme Court Intervenes
By Anna Arceneauz
Blog Of Rights
Unless the United States Supreme Court intervenes in the next few days, Florida will execute John Ferguson on August 5, despite a well-documented history of his psychosis spanning over 40 years.

Danger on solid ground: go to Disney World, but watch where you put your step
By Gimleteye
Eye On Miami
Apocalyptic news from yesterday: a condo near Disney World in Orlando slipped into a sinkhole, sending residents fleeing in terror.

Even Seniors Are Starting to Dislike Republicans

By Trish Ponder
Pensito Review
Remember when Republicans held their noses and voted for Mitt Romney in 2012?