A Haines City man was arrested on Tuesday over online threats online linked to Washington D.C. and President Trump declaring martial law. Identified as Shannon Badgett, the man was charged with communicating a written threat to conduct a mass shooting or act of terrorism. Badgett, 53, made the threats on
Vice President Mike Pence announced just after 3:40 a.m. Thursday that President-elect Joe Biden had won the presidency after Congress completed the counting of the Electoral College votes. A protest became a violence riot at the Capitol Building, objecting to the election results. Lawmakers were escorted from the House and
Former Hillsborough County School Board member Cindy Stuart was sworn in as Hillsborough County Clerk of Court and Comptroller Monday morning. Stuart is replacing Pat Frank, who retired after serving as clerk for 16 years. Stuant and Frank are both Democrats, both serving as a Hillsborough County School Board member before becoming clerk. “I will
On Saturday, 11 US Senators and Senators-elect released a statement in advance of the Electoral College certification process on January 6, 2021 essentially saying they would object to certifying state Electoral College votes on Wednesday and called for resurrecting an Electoral Commission to conduct an emergency audit of the results.
California voters will decide in November whether governments and public colleges and universities can consider race in their hiring, contracting and admissions decisions, possibly ending affirmative action rules. The state Senate voted 30-10 on Wednesday to repeal that amendment, which still requires the approval of voters in November. Sen. Scott
President Trump spoke at Mount Rushmore on Friday to give an Independence Day speech ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, attacking the “left-wing cultural revolution” set to “overthrow the American Revolution.” “There is a new far-left fascism that demands absolute allegiance. If you do not speak its language, perform
Last night Hellboy and Sons of Anarchy actor Ron Perlman was a guest on SiriusXM’s The Dean Obeidallah Show, where he gave an impassioned denunciation of President Trump and people politicizing COVID-19. “He is not f****** president of anything,” Perlman said. “We have a guy who will do anything to sort of satiate the sexual
Eights years ago this week, Darren Rainey died after a horrific scene inside a shower room. Ahead of the 2020 election, Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle is facing new sharp attacks for never charging any of the corrections officers with a crime. WARNING: HORRIFIC AND SHOCKING PHOTOS AT THE
High-profile Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King called for the destruction of Jesus Christ statues and Christian churches for their depiction of the “white” holy family, which King argued are forms of “white supremacy” and “racist propaganda” that promote “oppression.” “Yes, I think the statues of the white European they claim
Twitter labeled one of President Trump’s tweets as “manipulated media” on Thursday evening, two hours after he posted it. On Friday afternoon, Twitter and Facebook both removed the video for copyright infringement. Trump’s tweet, which he posted earlier on Thursday, featured a video of two toddlers running down a sidewalk.
After an article on the Tallahassee Democrat “for calling out judge candidate Kevin Alvarez for being a social media troll of the worst kind,” Peter Schorsch asks Judicial candidate Kevin Alvarez “Why is this guy even running for Judge?” Alvarez is the criminal defense lawyer running against incumbent Circuit Judge Angela Dempsey, now
Facebook took an unprecedented action against the re-election campaign for President Trump, removing multiple posts and advertisements that used red triangles associates with Antifa, claiming that this was Nazi iconography. Trumps tweet warned against “dangerous mobs of far-left groups.” Facebook said on Thursday that it took down the posts and
State Attorney Andrew Warren announced that many protesters were not going to be prosecuted for low level crimes stemming from blocking traffic and assembly violations. Ahead of the November election, Warren’s opposition, Mike Perotti spoke out against the move, criticizing Warren’s “misguided but well-intended policies” as part of the problem.
Former Florida House Rep. Larry Ahern filed to run against Pinellas County Commissioner Janet Long Wednesday for the at-large District 1 seat representing northeast and mid-Pinellas. Ahern brings name recognition to the race to challenge the incumbent Democrat, serving Florida’s 66th District in northwestern Pinellas County from 2012 to 2018. He also served in Florida’s
Attorney General William Barr said America has extremist groups on”both sides trying to spin up violence” promising more arrests during a new interview on Fox News where he also discussed the Durham Report and the examination of the Russia investigation. “We have extreme right groups trying to look like extreme
Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King unloaded an uncomfortable reality as George Floyd protests and rallies call for people to vote: Democrats control all the major cities where black people are experiencing the most police brutality and systemic racism. King tweeted Friday that telling black Americans to change things, police brutality
Twitter has claimed that the removal of a George Floyd tribute video by President Trump campaign’s official account is for a copyright violation. The clip, which you can watch below, titled “Healing, Not Hatred” features Trump speaking about the murder of Floyd, calling it a “grave tragedy,” and says his
The New York City Council is seeking to repeal a citywide counseling ban out of concern that the ban would not survive the Supreme Court and would impact similar counseling bans across the United States. In 2017, the Council passed an ordinance which prohibits counseling to reduce or eliminate unwanted
On Friday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of 11 expert researchers and leading scientists to the recently re-organized Red Tide Task Force. For over 15 years, this Task Force had been inactive and without funding until it’s re-organization by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) at the