Category Archives: Florida

Presidential TFR Trouble

by Terry Welshans Palm Beach, Florida is bracing for long-term economic loss and disruption due to the presidential Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) covering President Trump’s visits to his Mar-a-Lago resort. For the three weekend in a row, the presidential TFR … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: June 22, 2016

June 22, 2016 is: National Chocolate Éclair Day AND National Onion Rings Day AND Take Your Dog to Work Day (after all that Cholesterol, you’ll need a walkies) INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAYS: Belarus – Remembrance of Victims of the Great Patriotic War Croatia … Continue reading

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Memes of a feather: ‘radical Islamic terrorism’ and ‘radical Christian terrorism’

Immanuel Kant — ‘Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made.’   By ann summers Home-grown extremism still intersects and is intersectional, so expressing “radical islamic terrorism” like “radical Christian terrorism” are as PBO indicated today about political talking points, there’s no … Continue reading

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Public Safety in the post-Pulse era

By ann summers    Orlando’s horrific domestic extremist attack demonstrates that with the constant, cyclical negation of private and public rights there cannot be win-win solutions in a modern democracy that has foundationally resisted the notion of a theocratic state. An … Continue reading

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Mass Shootings – What We Can No Longer Ignore

FACT: Too Many People  Are DYING  – Because even if there’s a court order to keep you away from your terrified ex, because even if you have a history of mental illness or violent behavior, you can still walk into … Continue reading

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Orlando Massacre: Pulse One = Stonewall too

By ann summers The framing of that meme of “the worst act of mass shooting in US history” comes not only as an “act of terror and an act of hate” but also raises some other peripheral issues in the early … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – The Sea Turtle Hospital

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. From The Atlantic: In the Florida Keys, the Turtle Hospital is fighting to save the dwindling population of American sea turtles. The hospital, which … Continue reading

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