While invisibles like Marco Rubio pretend to ponder and mull the Republicans’ lethal healthcare bill, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is doing the brave thing by speaking up for those who can’t write a big campaign check, those at the greatest risk.
Regulation can be burdensome even for good companies trying to do the right thing. But for those dumping waste into rivers or spewing toxins in the sky, the slightest shadow of oversight is threatening and therefore despised, for obvious reasons.
Until now, state Senate President Joe Negron has displayed little resistance as Republican leaders have subverted Amendment 1, which 75 percent of voters approved in 2014 for the purchase conservation lands.
Perhaps you feel you’re serving your conscience by voting for anybody but Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. Maybe you imagine waking up the next day proud of yourself for figuratively flipping off the establishment. Lots of people thought the same thing back in 2000.
Al-Quadin Muhammad runs a drill as New England Patriots Bill Belichick, at center, attends the University of Miami's annual Pro Day, where outgoing UM players perform for dozens of NFL coaches and general managers and scouts at Greentree Practice Fields on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.
Miami's Al-Quadin Muhammad runs a drill at UM Pro Day
Miami's Corn Elder talks about UM Pro Day
Video shows woman being thrown around by man trying to take her purse