January 19, 2022

Joy Reid mocks Ron DeSantis for touting freedom in Florida, calls the state ‘authoritarian’

Media top headlines January 12 In media news today, Ted Cruz slams a podium after a reporter asked a question about masks, a Washington Post columnist says it’s time to make life a ‘living hell’ for the unvaccinated, and USA Today gets torched for promoting a ‘complicated’ study on pedophilia. MSNBC’s Joy Reid, host of […]

DeSantis rips 'lockdown politicians' AOC, Swalwell for Florida vacations: 'This is a ruling class mentality'

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis ripped the hypocrisy of liberal “lockdown-politicians” including New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and California Rep. Eric Swalwell for vacationing in Florida maskless. On “Fox & Friends” Thursday, DeSantis told Ainsley Earhardt the liberal politicians “say one thing” but abide by “different sets of rules” as they advocate for tighter COVID-19-related restrictions […]

Florida girl, 14, accused of shooting at Volusia County deputies, makes first court appearance

The 14-year-old girl accused of opening fire on Florida deputies last June made her first court appearance Wednesday and has pleaded not guilty, reports say.  Nicole Jackson is facing charges as an adult including attempted first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer stemming from the incidents that allegedly unfolded involving Volusia County Sheriff’s Deputies in Enterprise […]

Ron DeSantis Addresses Omicron Surge in Florida: Other States ‘Letting Hysteria Drive Them’

Other states are allowing coronavirus “hysteria to drive them,” leading to damaging policy in the wake of the omicron variant of the virus, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said Monday, noting that “ICU COVID utilization” in Florida is likely the “lowest per capita in the country.” Other states are “letting hysteria drive them to doing…

Florida deputy forced to kill zoo's tiger after contractor places arm inside enclosure, gets attacked: reports

A Florida sheriff’s deputy was forced to shoot and kill a tiger at a zoo in Naples after a contractor who put his arm inside the animal’s enclosure without authorization was attacked, according to reports.  The contractor, a worker with a third-party cleaning crew for the zoo, was seriously hurt and taken to a hospital, […]

Bowser Boosts UCF to 29–17 Gasparilla Bowl Win Over Florida

TAMPA, Fla.—Isaiah Bowser ran for 155 yards and two touchdowns, Ryan O’Keefe had 85 yards on seven receptions, and Central Florida earned Sunshine State bragging rights by beating Florida 29–17 in the Gasparilla Bowl on Thursday night. UCF (9–4) took a 26–17 lead late in the third when Daniel Obarski made a 21-yard field goal…

Pelosi’s Majority Crumbles: Vulnerable Florida Democrat Stephanie Murphy Will Not Run for Reelection in 2022

Vulnerable Florida Democrat Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) will not run for reelection after her congressional district is slated to be broken in two and she was snubbed out of running for the Senate by Florida congressional colleague Rep. Val Demings (D-FL). “It’s been a real honor for me to serve in Congress, but it does…

Florida inmate appeals death sentence after conviction for raping, killing girl, 9

A convicted Florida killer sentenced to death last year for raping and murdering a 9-year-old girl has filed an appeal with the state’s Supreme Court, seeking a new sentencing trial, according to a report.  Granville Ritchie was found guilty in 2019 of raping and strangling to death Felecia Williams and stuffing her body into a […]

Report: Florida on Track to Become 22nd Constitutional Carry State

A report by the South Florida Sun Sentinel suggests Florida is on track to become the 22nd constitutional carry state. Constitutional carry is a “priority” for the Republican-led Florida legislature, the Sentinel reported. Rep. Anthony Sabatini (R) has already introduced legislation to do away with the concealed carry permit requirement for Floridians. Open carry without…

Florida Job Growth Rate 6 Times Faster than the Nation’s

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Florida’s job growth rate was six times faster than the country’s as a whole in November, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) announced on Friday. “Our job growth rate is six times faster than the rest of the nation because we’ve worked hard to keep Florida open and protect the jobs of individual Floridians,”…

Florida Sheriff Praises Resident Who Opened Fire on Intruder: ‘He Shot Him a Lot’

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd praised a Lakeland, Florida, man for shooting an alleged intruder Wednesday saying, “He shot him a lot.” Steven Stillwell, 42, allegedly threw a flower pot through glass doors in hopes of gaining entry into the house, WFLA reported. The Lakeland resident then shot Stillwell “three times.” Stillwell was still alive when…

Florida Still Reporting Lowest Coronavirus Cases Per Capita

Florida continues to report the lowest daily coronavirus cases per capita in the nation as blue states see significant spikes, with the trend now continuing weeks on end. According to the New York Times’ coronavirus data tracker, Florida is reporting the lowest number of daily cases per 100,000 in the nation, sitting at seven.  Hawaii and…

Ryan Rogers murder: Florida police identify suspect in custody after teen's 'deliberate' killing

Florida police say a 39-year-old “homeless drifter” is behind the killing of a teenage boy who went out for a bike ride two weeks ago and never came home. Police announced charges of first-degree premeditated murder against Semmie Lee Williams Thursday morning in the stabbing death of Ryan Rogers, 14, calling, the suspect a “dangerous […]

DeSantis proposes bonuses and pay raises for Florida police

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday proposed a $400 million initiative to increase salaries and provide bonuses to law enforcement officers and other first responders across the state. The proposal, according to the governor’s office, aims to increase salaries for law enforcement officers, correctional officers and special […]

Florida Judge Clears Charges Against ‘Groveland Four,’ Black Men Accused of 1949 Rape

A Florida judge on Monday posthumously exonerated four black men, known as the “Groveland Four,” wrongly accused of raping a white teenager 72 years ago during the Jim Crow era of Southern U.S. racial segregation. Lake County Circuit Court Judge Heidi Davis took a final step in the cases of Charles Greenlee…

Still Winning: Florida Reporting Lowest Coronavirus Case Rate Per Capita in U.S.

The Sunshine State is continuing to defy the opinions and attacks offered by members of the far-left and establishment media, reporting the lowest coronavirus cases per capita in the United States.  As of Monday, Florida continued to report the lowest case rate per 100,000 standing at seven, per the New York Times’ latest tally. Florida’s…

Florida Republicans Defy Joe Biden: Vote to Hobble Coronavirus Vaccine Mandates

Florida Republicans on Wednesday moved a step closer to a direct clash with President Joe Biden over coronavirus rules by passing sweeping legislation that hobbles vaccine mandates for public and private employers. The move affirms the simple premise freedom of choice triumphs over government diktat. The GOP-led Legislature passed several bills along party lines taking aim…

NYPD Officers Flee New York for Better Opportunities in Florida Police Department

Police officers are leaving the New York City Police Department and joining the police department in Lakeland, Florida, as officers say they are better received in the Florida community. The New York Post reported that 14 officers have fled the NYPD for the Lakeland Police Department in the past year. Lakeland embarked on a campaign…

DeSantis Lists Goals for Florida Special Session: Fines of Up to $50,000 for Forced Vaccine Policies

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Monday announced a swath of goals for the state legislature’s upcoming special session, emphasizing the importance of protecting Floridians’ jobs from coercive coronavirus mandates. Speaking from Zephyrhills, Florida, DeSantis previewed some of the key goals ahead of the start of the legislature’s special session, which begins November 15. “Look, nobody…

Ron DeSantis: Biden ‘Dumped’ Illegal Alien, Accused of Murder, in Florida

An illegal alien, now accused of murder, was “dumped in the state of Florida” by President Joe Biden’s administration, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) says. As Breitbart News reported, 24-year-old Yery Noel Medina Ulloa, an illegal alien from Honduras, was arrested and charged with murdering 46-year-old Francisco Javier Cuellar, a father of four children, after police said…

Masks remain mandatory at many South Florida businesses

Even after the CDC put out new guidance, it’ll be a case by case basis whether you can take your mask off at many places, including if you’re fully vaccinated.

Flood Geology Series(Episode 1): Mount St. Helens

Flood Geology Series(Episode 1): Mount St. Helens Can’t wait for more? Watch more Awesome Science content here now: awesomescitv.com/epochtv Get 10% OFF every purchase now, enter this coupon code at checkout: EPOCHTV In 1980 Mount St. Helens erupted and quickly became known as “God’s gift to Creationists.” Thirty years later geologist Dr. Steve Austin returns…

Matsuyama Has 1-Stroke, 3rd-Round Lead at Zozo Championship

CHIBA, Japan—Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama held on to a one-stroke lead at the PGA Tour’s Zozo Championship on Saturday after a 2-under 68 which included a bogey on his last hole to make things interesting heading into the final round. Matsuyama trailed by a stroke after the first round, led by one after the second,…

Fed Report Shows Wage Pressures Amid ‘Modest to Moderate’ Economic Growth

U.S. employers reported significant increases in prices and wages even as economic growth decelerated to a “modest to moderate” pace in September and early October, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday in its latest compendium of reports about the economy. “Outlooks for near-term economic activity remained positive, overall, but some Districts noted increased uncertainty and…

Recent Wave of Targeted Killings Aims to Disrupt Kashmir’s Integration With India

NEW DELHI—Eleven civilians have lost their lives in a fresh wave of targeted killings in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir since Oct. 5, causing the Indian administration and military to go on high alert in a region that shares a border with Pakistan. The targeted killings of seven unsuspecting individuals from the Hindu…

Florida Reporting Fewer Coronavirus Cases per Capita than Blue States

Florida is reporting fewer cases of the Chinese coronavirus per capita than its blue state counterparts, according to the New York Times’ Saturday data. The Times’ chart provides the daily average of cases, as well as the number per 100,000. Florida is at the bottom of the list in terms of cases per capita, reporting…

DeSantis Shares ‘Don’t Tread on Florida’ Meme After Calling Special Session to Ban Vaccine Mandates

Further defying Biden, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) shared a “Don’t Tread on Florida” Gadsen flag featuring an alligator instead of a rattlesnake. pic.twitter.com/Y31IKlzIrU — Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) October 21, 2021 The Florida-themed Gadsen flag was readily apparent on Thursday when DeSantis held a press conference speaking out against vaccine mandates, during which he called on…

MASS EXODUS FROM PUBLIC SCHOOLS – Florida Mom’s Response To DOJ Bullying of Parents Goes Viral

The number of incidents where the deep state in Washington, D.C. has weaponized federal law enforcement should trouble Americans. However, never has the level of weaponization been as dramatic as with the recent abusive crackdown issued by the U.S. Attorney General. In a statement he released, one triggered by a plea from the National School […]

‘It’s No Surprise’: Psaki Responds To Reports Of Biden Admin Flying Migrants To New York, Florida

White House press secretary Jen Psaki argued it should be “no surprise” to Americans that President Joe Biden’s administration is conducting overnight flights to bring migrants to Florida and New York from the border Tuesday.Reports of the early morning flights first emerged Tuesday, leading reporters to press Psaki on the purpose of the flights and…

Patton Oswalt Cancels Comedy Shows in Florida, Utah After Venues Refuse to Mandate Vaccinations

Comedian and Peacock’s A.P. Bio star Patton Oswalt, who supports the violent, left-wing Antifa, has announced he is canceling shows in Florida and Utah after a handful of venues refused to mandate the coronavirus vaccine for audiences. In an Instagram post, Patton Oswalt said the venues in question lack “sanity” when it comes to the pandemic. “The good…

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