All that is needed to block DeVos's appointment is one more Republican senator to vote against her (assuming that all Dems vote against her). . . . Now's the time to email your senator if he or she is Republican.
• Family & Elders
This exhibit is powerfully moving, and it's at the Harn Museum auditorium in Gainesville through August 5, 2016. . . . Art is supposed to challenge the perspective, and that’s the effect that Stacey’s work has had on me.
When you get to be my age, you've gone, or not gone, to your share of funerals. I seldom go -- if it's not an immediate family member, my going is motivated by someone else. I go because someone I care about is affected profoundly, or I go because someone I care about...
After a four-week trial and 5,000+ exhibits in evidence, both sides did closing arguments on Friday in Citizens for Strong Schools v. Florida Department of Education.... It's David and Goliath....The State likely paid that private firm millions of tax dollars...
Cancer, birth defects, memory problems, lung problems, fertility problems, allergies—all have been linked to chemicals in air fresheners and other scented products, like laundry detergent and candles. The info isn't new (links below). Even Wikipedia discusses toxicity. Common toxins include . . .
Hundreds of thousands of Florida’s children can’t adequately read or do math. Florida is the nation’s 4th wealthiest state, yet it's the 6th lowest of the 50 states in per-pupil funding and 8th lowest in graduation rates. Back in 2009, pissed-off citizens and taxpayers filed a lawsuit against the State of Florida for