DeSantis and his cronies claim they have passed bills that are "pro-educator." Teachers and their unions disagree, characterizing them as direct attacks.
In a variety of Republican-led state legislatures, members are taking overt and covert actions designed to protect their majorities from voters whom they fear—correctly—want to vote them out.
Along with voting rights, DeSantis and the malleable Florida Legislature have cracked down on political protest, asylum seekers, the LGBTQ, abortion rights and more.
However gauche, ignorant, and objectionable Rick Scott may be, Dems shouldn’t get too excited about their chances. Floridians have no trouble electing gauche, ignorant and objectionable candidates.
In the face of a new increase in COVID cases, Ron DeSantis and his anti-vax surgeon general are once again spreading disinformation about protection against new variants.
These days, Florida is going backwards. Our government is increasingly secretive, increasingly authoritarian, and increasingly racist. The state is channeling Alabama c. 1965. We even have our own George Wallace.
The Earth is being held hostage by the party of ignorance, “conservatives” who no longer want to conserve anything other than white privilege.
According to DeSantis and his "educators," we had no choice. As the new standards explain, “the rise of cash crops accelerated the growth of the domestic slave trade in the United States.”
DeSantis tries to grab some attention from his presidential competitor by complaining about the indictment of Trump, while hoping to grab some of his voters.
As DeSantis begins to deal with a cash crunch—he’s continuing to lay off staffers—his super PAC is now being assigned more tasks than have historically been organized by such entities.
From incinerator smoke to toxic waste sites, Black residents in Florida face a lot of health hazards.
Libs, you’re on notice: The Mommies are now in charge. “Liberty” now means what we say it means. History is what we say it is.