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  1. Lessons from Ft LauderdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Daily Kos

    Thanks to a patron with a cell phone, the cop who slapped a homeless man in Ft Lauderdale is facing an investigation. Police abuse of force should be addressed systematically, but not only by identifying a couple bad cops.


  2. Florida police officer attacks homeless manRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Ft. Lauderdale Police Officer Victor Ramirez was filmed as he tried to escort Bruce Laclair off the property of the Broward bus terminal. Laclair tells Officer Ramirez he needs to use the bathroom and Ramirez shoves him to the ground, causing his head to hit the brick, then follows with a hard slap across the face, causing him to fall again. 2 comments

  3. I Said No to a JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Daily Kos

    I was asked to apply for a job a couple days ago. I turned it down. I want a full time job, but .... This was a tough call, but I think it's the right one.


  4. Economics Daily Digest: The president's budget, Obamacare's costs, net neutralityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal says that year after year, the president's budget tried to compromise with Republicans from the start, but this year's has broken off that routine. Ezra Klein reports that the Congressional Budget Office's adjusted predictions show the government will spend $600 billion less than estimated on healthcare - and the original estimate was pre-Obamacare.


  5. Overnight News Digest: Fools, idiots and the lone wolfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Welcome to Overnight News Digest , where the usual crew, consisting of founder Magnifico, regular editors maggiejean, wader, Man Oh Man, side pocket, rfall, and JML9999, alumni editors palantir, Bentliberal, Oke, Interceptor7, jlms qkw, and ScottyUrb, guest editors annetteboardman and Doctor RJ, and current editor-in-chief Neon Vincent, along with anyone else who reads and comments, informs and entertains you with tonight's news. OND is a regular community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary.


  6. Comics - Cheer up. Maybe Someday Someone Will Take A Shot At YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Daily Kos

    If you draw cartoons in the United States it's very unlikely someone's going to shoot you for it. You do stand a better chance of getting shot in America for just walking down the street, going to school, eating a cheeseburger, being black, than you would anywhere else in the civilized industrial world.


  7. The "Baby" and "Sue" Story Has Been PublishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Daily Kos

    So now I can tell you with real names! Many of you have read about "Baby" and "Sue" here , here , and here . Their story was picked up by Vetstreet and I want to share it with you as well as their real names.


  8. Victory For Florida Activists! Judge Temporarily Bans Arrests For Feeding The HomelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Daily Kos

    Good news for some great samaritans and the homeless in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.


  9. Do you support President Obama's nomination of New York federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to be the our next Attorney General?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Daily Kos

    It is titled The Obama Opposition . It begins The president came to Washington thinking he could change Washington, make it better, unite it and the nation.


  10. Arresting Arnold Abbott unconstitutional. He's won in court 3 times, won 2 appeals.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Daily Kos

    He has a great history of caring. His work continued after the death of his wife.


  11. 90 year old activist arrested again for feeding the homeless in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Daily Kos

    Since 1991, Arnold Abbot has been feeding the homeless in Fort Lauderdale. Every week, on Wednesday, Abbot feeds the less fortunate by the beach.


  12. 90 Year Old Man Arrested In Ft Lauderdale For Feeding The HomelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Daily Kos

    Lauderdale, Florida has new restrictions on public sharing of food, which went into effect last Friday. And, a ninety year old advocate/activist for the homeless has decided to defy the law .


  13. Florida Crist campaign files emergency motion to extend voting hours due to systemic failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Daily Kos

    Ft. Lauderdale, Florida -- Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist filed an emergency motion with the Circuit Court for the 17th Judicial Circuit to extend voting hours in Broward County from 7 pm to 9 pm. The filing came less than an hour before the polls were supposed to close at 7. The campaign says it filed the motion due to "several individual and systemic breakdowns" that made it difficult for voters to cast regular ballots: Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights , Community , Congress , Culture , Economy , Education , Elections , Energy , Environment , Health Care , International , Labor , Law , Media , Meta , National Security , Science , Transportation , or White House .


  14. Drop That Plate Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Daily Kos

    "One of the police officers said, 'Drop that plate right now,' as if I were carrying a weapon," said Abbott, who runs a nonprofit group called Love Thy Neighbor, Inc. "It's man's inhumanity to man is all it is." Fort Lauderdale police charged three men -- including two pastors and a 90-year-old man -- for feeding the homeless in public on Sunday... In 1999, the city tried to stop Abbott from feeding the homeless on Fort Lauderdale Beach, prompting a lawsuit from Abbott, which he won.


  15. BUSTED! Rick Scott Caught Using Donor as "Fake Victim" in AdRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Daily Kos

    If you follow FL scandals , then you might have heard about Ponzi-schemer Scott Rothstein. The scandal is real and was featured on CNBC's "American Greed".


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