DFA Helps The Florida Rights Restoration Coalition Fight Back Against GOP Attempts To Steal Florida

Received this e-mail today from Democracy for America in support of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition: In 2018, voters across Florida overwhelmingly passed a ballot initiative supported by DFA members nationwide that restored voting rights to most former felons. Unsurprisingly, the Republican-controlled state legislature then made a law designed to overturn it by requiring those…

Q poll for Florida: Biden 51 Trump 38

which is a significant change from a Poll 3 months ago, where Quinnipiac had Biden up 46-42. Details of poll available here Some other highlights Who would be better handling The Economy:   Trump 50 percent, Biden 47 percent. A Crisis:  Biden 55 percent, Trump 42 percent. Health Care:  Biden 57 percent, Trump 39 percent. Response…

Biden Takes 13% Lead in Florida, According to Quinnipiac Poll

poll.qu.edu/… The Quinnipiac University Poll has just released a survey showing Joe Biden leading Trump by 51% to 38% in Florida, one of the largest swing states. The last time Quinnipiac polled Florida was in April when Biden had a 4% lead. Website 538 rates Quinnipiac as a B+ pollster.  aarp-states.brightspotcdn.com/… Earlier today, St. Pete Polls…

RNC in Florida.. It will be a disaster I predict.

It boggles the mind.   Anyone with half a brain would be terrified to come to Florida during a pandemic but especially with the Idiot in charge of Florida and hurricane season bearing down. Now the RNC is talking about moving it outdoors.  Really?  What are these people on?  Seriously?  Do they get up in the…

A COVID-19 story: My nightmare in a Florida hospital

The conservatives who run Florida’s government have never taken this pandemic seriously. They closed the state far too late and reopened it far too soon. COVID-19 cases have now exploded. Florida, along with Arizona, leads not just the U.S., but the entire world in new cases. Over 40 Florida hospitals have already maxed out ICU…

COVID out of control in Florida

from Worldometers, figures posted today: Florida 143,227   +10,682 3,425 +33 117,468 That’s over 10K new infections for one day, reported for a Saturday, where number of cases reported normally drops.  In this case that is an increase from 9,585 reported for Friday. That is truly exponential growth of infections. For point of comparison, other…

COVID out of control in Florida UPDATED 2:20 PM EDT

from Worldometers, figures posted today: Florida 143,227   +10,682 3,425 +33 117,468 That’s over 10K new infections for one day, reported for a Saturday, where number of cases reported normally drops.  In this case that is an increase from 9,585 reported for Friday. That is truly exponential growth of infections. For point of comparison, other…

Florida Republicans still encourage LGBTQ hatred four years after Pulse

 A few blocks from my home is the site of the Pulse massacre. We just passed the 4-year anniversary. In the six months that led up to the massacre, Florida Republicans had introduced more than 200 bills attacking freedoms of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities. But it’s okay: my right-wing friends tell me everything's all…

New Poll Has Joe Biden Beating Trump In Florida 52-48

Some good news today out of Florida: FLORIDA Head-2-Head:Biden 52% (+4)Trump 48%@PBlankPolitical 5/14-17https://t.co/UwQao3ICaH https://t.co/gfuyJDkyeQ — Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) May 19, 2020 Here’s some more info: Former Vice President Joe Biden holds a small lead over President Donald Trump in a poll of likely Florida voters conducted by Point Blank Political. In a head-to-head match up…