For those who monitor what’s going on at the Miami City Commission, whiplash is a regular side effect.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
President Joe Biden’s recent student debt cancellation announcement elicited a diverse range of reactions – some congratulatory, others critical and still others that seem unsure what to make of the unprecedented multi-billion-dollar effort.
Friday, September 23, 2022
Research has found that 70 million people in the United States have criminal records. Of that number, 63 percent are no longer in jail, on probation, or on parole, yet roughly 27 percent of these ex-offenders remain unemployed due to their criminal records. This disproportionate statistic to…
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Gov. Ron DeSantis borrowed immigrants from Texas and paid for two charter planes with Florida taxpayer's money to fly mostly Venezuelan migrants to Martha’s Vineyard last week before they were moved to Joint Base Cape Cod. The new arrivals were initially dumped at the airport and had to wal…
Friday, September 16, 2022
Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and county leaders should go back to the drawing board regarding her recently proposed $85 million HOMES plan – and maybe do some penance for a plan that does nothing to address the systemic housing affordability catastrophe which for 40 years lay embedded in a pol…
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
As soon as DJ Khaled dropped his latest album with that transformational featured production entitled “God Did,” I knew that as an elder OG supporter of the culture I needed to publicly respond.
Tuesday, September 06, 2022
President Joe Biden has been widely criticized lately for attacking MAGA supporters as right-wing extremists. He is right to do so. We are in a battle for the soul of this country, a country built on racism that continues to flourish within MAGA supporters.
When COVID-19 rocked all normalcy in education, important necessities took priority. Students needed computers, teachers needed masks and, most urgently, schools needed quick innovation and collaboration with families to support rigorous learning.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Donald Trump is considered the Teflon president. He’s survived two impeachments and is currently being investigated by federal and state authorities, but no one has made a charge stick to date and he has never suffered any consequences for his actions.
We all have heard the popular expression “give credit where credit is due.” After hearing numerous critics over the past 18 months, it is refreshing to see President Joe Biden finally getting the credit he deserves for what is one of the most productive starts to a presidential term in recen…
It’s been a long time since a Miami-Dade County commissioner was indicted on public corruption charges – two decades to be precise. It used to be a more common occurrence.
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Last week, a Florida judge ruled that a 16-year-old who had petitioned the court for permission to get a first trimester abortion was not mature enough to make the decision to terminate her pregnancy. This choice was taken away from her even before the overturning of Roe v. Wade, when requir…
THIS WEEK'S TOP 10
September 28-0ctober 4
- Search and rescue begins in hurricane aftermath
- ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper Coolio dies at age 59
- Cat 4 storm knocks out power to one million
- Schools closed and flooding expected in Miami-Dade while Hurricane Ian barrels toward Florida coastline
- Funding windfall for Virginia Key Beach Park
- Hometown Heroes Parade announced for Oct. 30
- Soccer stadium rent to fund affordable housing
- Demings’ bill to help victims and solve crimes