Honor Flight – One Last Mission
Join us as a community to help fly our WWII veterans to Washington DC on Wednesday August 26, 7:30pm, Roger Dean Stadium.
Rebecca Negron on Common Core
The Common Core standards and the processes that they have created, have a wide impact on K-12 education, with policy implications at the local, state, and national levels. Many see them as an onerous regimen imposed on local school districts by the federal government, loaded with progessive bias in content, and counter to the local control of education that our system has featured since the dawn of public education. Teachers don't like the program because it has too much emphasis on testing, and whittles away at their autonomy in the classroom. Administrators oppose them for the high stakes they impose on ...
Rafael Cruz Brings Energy to Tea Party Meeting
Pastor Rafael Cruz, father of presidential candidate and Texas Senator Ted Cruz, brought his particular brand of bible driven politics to the PBCTP on Saturday at the library branch in Palm Beach Gardens. Pastor Cruz was introduced by Kiwi pundit Trever Loudon, who yearned for another Reagan to emerge and save us ("Now have Carter on steroids and need a Reagan on Meth"), and doesn't think much of some of the choices, such as "illegal immigration is an act of love, common core loving" Jeb Bush. While stopping short of an outright endorsement of Ted Cruz, Loudon made it ...
$725M County Budget Proposal Largest in History
The county budget proposal, to be discussed in the first budget workshop on Tuesday, June 9 at 6pm, proposes flat millage at 4.7815 producing $57.5M in new taxes on rising valuations. With property values having returned to 89% of the peak seen in 2007, this budget is actually $36M higher than the record set that year, making it the highest dollar value budget in the history of the county.
Carly Fiorina’s Debut in Palm Beach County
In a quickly expanding field of GOP Presidential hopefuls, several candidates stand out for what they are not. Most have been in the political arena for much of their careers and currently are sitting (or former) Governors or Senators, and few of these have made much of a mark in the private sector. Only two - Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina, are known for their accomplishments outside of politics and have not held public office. Carson, a leading neurosurgeon, was inserted into the national psyche when he took on Obama at a national prayer breakfast. ...
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