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Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Coming soon: Race baiting in the FL-17 congressional race and the case of the curiously-placed campaign signs

Coming soon: Race baiting in the FL-17 congressional race.
Just because it's low-key race baiting doesn't mean it's
NOT race baiting.


You want proof, I've got it, plus, the curious case of the FL-17 campaign signs in Hallandale Beach and elsewhere that keep going up where they are explicitly forbidden: on the property of churches and public schools.

And yes, I've got the photos to prove it.
That they've been in some of these locations for so long calls into question a lot of things about the candidates and their campaigns.

I'll also highlight some of the important questions that the South Florida news media aren't asking the
FL-17 candidates as Primary Day draws near, while Miami & Fort Lauderdale-area print and TV reporters continue to snooze this summer away in their air conditioned offices, far from the candidates and the voters in a race that will send a new face to Washington to represent them.

To repeat what I said recently, is there a major newspaper in the country doing a worse job of covering an open U.S. House seat than the Miami Herald?

If so, please tell me the name of the newspaper and the CD and a short explanation making the case, and I will be happy to mention it here.
Frankly, I don't think I'll get any takers for obvious reasons.

And trust me, the Herald reporters
really, really don't want to leave their office and get out into our sweltering weather, which is why they love forcing the candidates to come to them.

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Hallandale&state=FL&site=MFL&lat=25.9856&lon=-80.1417


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My slice of the political universe -map of Florida’s 17th Congressional District




From http://www.govtrack.us/
"We help you keep tabs on the U.S. Congress. This is the independent, nonpartisan website that started the "civic hacking" movement around the United States Congress."

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