Following Hurrican Irma, 11 nursing home residents died when a tree knocked out their air conditioning. Now, it appears that Gov. Rick Scott reportedly deleted four voicemails from the facility that he received at least 36 hours before the first person died.
As reported yesterday, tens of thousands are lining up for shelters in Florida where Hurricane Irma is making landfall. 6.5 million residents (a third of the state) have now been ordered to evacuate. Last night in Tallahassee, Governor Rick Scott sent a grim message at a press conference: “This is your last chance to…
On Wednesday, Florida governor Rick Scott signed into law H.B. 1 —also known as the “Grieving Families Act”—which makes Florida the first state in the nation to offer a type of birth certificate for miscarried fetuses.
Last night, our meathead-in-chief headed to the Trump Hotel in downtown Washington, D.C. for a steak dinner at the BLT Steakhouse. And wouldn’t you know that he managed to make it completely unappetizing!
This story begins as nearly all stories about Florida politics do: with Pitbull, an autotune machine, and a handful of scantily-clad women grinding on Mr. Worldwide as he barks out the words, “sexy beaches, hotels.”
Hurricane Matthew is already responsible for the deaths of more than 280 people in Haiti, and now, strengthened into a Category 4 storm, it is directing itself at Florida’s coast. President Obama has called a state of emergency in both Florida and South Carolina, and officials are urging everyone to evacuate without…
In an interview with CNN today, Florida Governor Rick Scott—an empty shell of a man so comically villainous that comparisons to Voldemort are unfair to Voldemort—defended Florida’s gun laws. In the interview, Scott was asked about President Obama’s speech where he challenged, “those who defend the easy accessibility…
“There is no shortage of troubled twenty-somethings out there, and whether they’re radicalized by ISIS or homophobia or white nationalism or a dislike of movies, we are making it far too easy for their derangement to kill us.”
On Friday, the Florida Supreme Court placed an injunction on the state’s 24-hour abortion waiting period, barring the controversial law from being enforced. The waiting period, which requires women to visit a provider, in person, to receive counseling a full day before undergoing an abortion, was signed into law last…
In an insanely petty use of resources, Florida Governor Rick Scott’s PAC has released an ad attacking the lady who yelled at him in a Starbucks. The woman, Cara Jennings, isn’t a current elected official or a public figure. She was just pissed at Rick Scott and he was right there.
Up until now, Florida First Lady Ann Scott has flown largely under the radar; her biggest faux pas has been being married to Rick Scott, the much-disliked governor of the worst state in America. But that changed on Thursday when she decided to read a classroom of Hillsborough County fifth-graders a classic novel…
If you’ve ever wanted to yell at Rick Scott, a video of a woman calling the Florida governor an asshole is your new favorite moment of your life that didn’t even happen to you.
Florida Governor Rick Scott’s name is being bandied around as a possible vice presidential pick for your future president/sea sponge overlord Donald Trump. That’s possibly why Scott refused to say on MSNBC Thursday morning how he feels about Trump’s comments about Muslims. Florida: continuing to gift us only its best…
The Florida Senate approved a bill today that both defunds Planned Parenthood and places new restrictions on abortion procedures, because that is the current, hideous trend sweeping the nation. The bill, SB 1722, is now headed to Governor Rick Scott’s desk, where it will almost certainly be signed into law.
On Wednesday night, a couple of Florida Men delayed the start of a gubernatorial debate due to a dispute over a fan. A fan aimed square at Charlie Crist's balls.
After being pummeled in the 2012 elections, the GOP has been asking itself, over and over, the infernal question it cannot seem to answer: What do women even care about? Finally, almost two years and dozens of embarrassing news cycles later, they have their answer. Wedding dresses. Bitches love wedding dresses.
On Monday, NARAL Pro-Choice America, the women's reproductive health lobbying group, launched a huge new campaign, targeting three Republican governors known for their ridiculous anti-abortion stances: Wisconsin's Scott Walker, Florida's Rick Scott, and Kansas' Sam Brownback.
Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist has penned an open letter calling on his successor, Rick Scott, not to defend the recently struck down state ban on same-sex marriage. In the letter, Crist points to his own actions after a district court of appeals struck down the state's gay and lesbian adoption ban.
There are people in Florida who are waiting in football field length lines, some for up to eight hours, to exercise their right to vote as their own Governor fights to silence them. Aint that America?
A Florida judge has issued a temporary injunction that will stop enforcement of a measure that requires welfare applicants to be tested for drugs before receiving benefits. Now, if only a judge could declare the myth of the drug-addled welfare queen "dead."