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Rep. Matt Gaetz slams Democrat efforts to stripAmericans of Second Amendment rights

On June 8, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) debated the provisions of H.R. 7910, the “Protect Our Children Act” on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Rep. Gaetz objected to the legislation as a misguided and ineffective assault on the Second Amendment, specifically taking issue with raising the age to buy a rifle from 18- to 21-year-old.

Florida TaxWatch assesses educational attainment in Florida, Presents benefits of postsecondary learning and training

Today, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) is releasing a new report entitled The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Education and Training Beyond High School in Florida, which assesses the rate of educational attainment in Florida and presents benefits of postsecondary learning through trainings, certificates, credentials, and degrees.

More government taking money

We currently have a Federal government that makes laws and collects money, we have a State government that makes laws and collects money, we have a County government that makes laws and collect money and for some of us, a Home Owners Association that makes laws and collects money.

Rep. Matt Gaetz slams Democrat efforts to stripAmericans of Second Amendment rights

On June 8, U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) debated the provisions of H.R. 7910, the “Protect Our Children Act” on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Rep. Gaetz objected to the legislation as a misguided and ineffective assault on the Second Amendment, specifically taking issue with raising the age to buy a rifle from 18- to 21-year-old.


Out and About

Sandi Kemp
June 21, 2022

Thankfully the Garcon Point Bridge toll has finally been reduced to as low as $2.30 per trip versus $5 per trip.

Another bonus is that the tolls collected on the Garcon Point Bridge will remain in Florida instead of to an out-of-state bond.

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Brian Out Loud

Brian Lester
June 21, 2022

I came across a blank Father’s Day card the other day while cleaning off my desk at home.

I can’t tell you when I bought it or why it was never sent. Perhaps it was an extra card that I planned to send out for Father’s Day down the road.

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For God’s Sake: Trust in what God has provided for redemption

Michael Bannon
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Recently, I found myself in an uncomfortable situation; I was in the men’s section of a local department store buying pants.

In my mind, I am still that young man whose leg length is greater than his waist girth. So, I head to the changing room with two pairs of pants, one pair that agrees with my illusion, the other that I know I am going to purchase.

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Les Harrison
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Classic mystery novels usually open with a set of unexplained occurrences that pique the curiosity of the protagonist.

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