Eric Holder Endorses Death Penalty Moratorium As Some States Halt Executions Over Drugs

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The attorney general suggested a nationwide hold on executions pending a Supreme Court review of Oklahoma’s lethal injection protocol. Alabama, Florida, Ohio, and Tennessee have halted executions recently over drug issues, and activists called for Oregon’s outgoing governor to take action on the issue as well. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Tuesday that a […]


Republicans hold on to Florida congressional seat in special election

, , , , , , ,!/johnboehner/status/443536148741513216 Republican David Jolly has been elected to represent Florida’s 13th congressional district in a very tight race with Democrat Alex Sink. Many see this election as a bellwether for the November 2014 elections and a referendum on Obamacare. As the Washington Post reports:!/gatewaypundit/status/443536331948302336!/sherrysamples/status/443535447759667200!/WesleyLowery/status/443537168435527681!/txfcr/status/443536995109703681!/nszemetylo/status/443536648803209216!/kenpasadena/status/443537938131849216!/prestonrudie/status/443540117970780160 Related: ‘Busted’! Fla. Dem […]


Florida’s ‘Pop-Tart bill’ would ease schools’ zero-tolerance gun policies

,!/WJXTScottJ/status/431543215431233536 Nearly a year after a 7-year-old child in Maryland was suspended from school for biting a Pop-Tart into the shape of a gun, Florida lawmakers are working on legislation that would allow children such freedom of expression.!/SonniAbatta/status/431556362959470592 Maryland’s proposed “Toaster Pastry Gun Freedom Act” seems to have stalled somewhere along the way, but […]


This Guy is Practically Blind, But That Doesn’t Stop Him from a Wild Hobby.

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Carl Bovard is passionate about the future of big cats like tigers, lions, and panthers. As a way of fighting for their future, Bovard opened a sanctuary, Single Vision, in Florida for these big cats. Oh, but did we mention that the 43-year-old Bovard is half blind?   Meet Carl Bovard. 13-years-ago Bovard suffered a terrible accent that […]


Joy Reid sounds ‘Florida fire alarm’; Rick Scott outdraws both opponents

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@JoyAnnReid don't even know what this is trying to say… — Kelley Jean (@Kelebration) August 27, 2014 What it means is that incumbent Florida Gov. Rick Scott, running against two “virtual unknowns,” managed to garner more votes than Democrat Charlie Crist and his opponent, former state senator Nan Rich, combined. Dark clouds over @CharlieCrist's primary win: […]