Rising sea levels:  Inciting Panic in Florida?

Rising sea levels: Inciting Panic in Florida?

Depending on whose number you wish to use, Florida has 1,197 miles of coastline.  Or 1,350. Or 8,436. In any case, any rise in the sea level would mean a reduction in the land area of the state  – which is 54,252 square miles according to the...
They’re back!!!  Once-hated toll roads.

They’re back!!! Once-hated toll roads.

Tolls are coming back. The Florida Dept. of Transportation will begin collecting tolls on the First Coast Expressway in a few weeks. This is sure to ignite grumbling by motorists, especially those who remember and disliked the tolls that were once common in...
“Price Gouging Narrative Season” begins

“Price Gouging Narrative Season” begins

Hurricane season began June 1, so Florida residents can brace themselves for the annual storm of “price gouging” accusations. This great bogeyman comes into play every year, and one highlight of it is the loud promises by politicians to protect Floridians from the...
Charter school critics lack accurate information

Charter school critics lack accurate information

Those knocking charter schools and other forms of school choice might want to do their homework before sounding off. School Board Member Warren Jones was quoted in a local newspaper as saying that charter schools are not outperforming the other public schools. If he...