Tag Archive for Florida

Trump Campaigns for Roy Moore in Pensacola?

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By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. – Five days before a crucial special election for a U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, President Donald J. Trump came to Pensacola, Florida, to try to turn out the vote for accused teen sex predator and former judge Roy Moore in his race with Birmingham attorney Doug Jones. But…

Freshman Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz Faces Protesters

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Republican Defends Bill to Abolish the EPA By Glynn Wilson – MILTON, Fla. — Freshman Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz faced protesters and supporters at his first day of town hall events since the election, defending a bill he put forward with three cosigners in the House to abolish the EPA. The Florida Panhandle Progressives, local…

Florida Congressman Wants to Abolish the EPA

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By Glynn Wilson – A freshman Florida congressman has introduced legislation to abolish the Environmental Protection Agency and he’s joined by co-sponsors in Georgia, Mississippi and Kentucky. Matt Gaetz, a Republican from Fort Walton Beach, introduced House Bill 861: To terminate the Environmental Protection Agency on February 10 to be effective on December 31, 2018.…

Explosion at Paper Mill in Florida Generates Little News Coverage

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BREAKING NEWS – By Glynn Wilson – A paper mill explosion Sunday night at the International Paper plant in Cantonment, Florida, generated typical local news coverage where the newspaper and television news stations are more concerned about a road closing and the status of schools than a deadly, toxic substance contaminating the area for workers…

Matthew Heads Toward Florida a Category 4 Hurricane

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By Glynn Wilson – Powerful Hurricane Matthew made landfall on the southwestern tip of Haiti near 7 a.m. October 4 as a Category 4 storm with 145 mph winds, and was on track to hit Florida and head for North Carlonia on Tuesday. The hurricane is the third strongest one ever recorded in the impoverished…

More Science Plus Less Religion Equals Less War

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The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – I had to turn off NPR news again this morning. I can’t listen to the same old, same old pretense of two-sidedness that helped get us into this mess in the first place. I had to turn off the TV news on Sunday. Same thing. Less facts.…

Tropical Storm Colin Soaks Gulf Coast

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A tropical depression forming in the Gulf of Mexico over the weekened has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Colin by the National Hurricane Center, and the National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning for Florida’s Gulf Coast. Expected to hit the coast by Monday afternoon, Colin’s outer bands are already drenching parts of…

Advice for RV Nomads on Choosing a State of Residence

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By Bob Wells – One of the more confusing parts of being a Nomad is, if you have no permanent home, what state should you live in, what do you use for an address and how do you get mail? That’s always been fairly difficult but after 911 the heightened security around identification has made…