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Letters From Tallahassee

Christian R. Cámara, a happy Republican, does not feel your pain

Letter from Tallahassee: Pacifying Everyone

by Christian R. Camara on January 21, 2011

Christian R. Cámara’s greetings from sunny Florida, the only state in the union free from that dreadful, invasive pestilence y’all refer to as snow.

Greetings from Sunny Florida where the palm trees shelter us from the balmy January sun, and last week ushered in the most dramatic exchange in political power in Florida history.

Letter from Florida: Hell Partially Freezes Over

by Christian R. Camara on December 16, 2010

It has been a bizarre few weeks in Florida. Icicles have been forming on palm trees and the outgoing governor has decided it’s finally time to tackle issues important to the state. Take, for example, the top news coming out of the Sunshine State in recent weeks:  After having been arrested for indecent exposure during [...]

Letter From Florida: A State On The *Right* Path

by Christian R. Camara on November 19, 2010

Greetings from Florida, where we are finally getting a temporary reprieve from the balmy temperatures we are normally accustomed to.  Despite these cooler temperatures, things couldn’t be hotter politically down in the Sunshine State. As in most tsunamis, coastal areas are often hit the hardest, and this year’s Republican tidal wave was felt the hardest [...]

Letter From Florida: Understated Prayer

by Christian R. Camara on September 28, 2010

Greetings from sunny Florida, where we have only five more weeks left in hurricane season to exercise Governor Charlie Crist’s only coherent catastrophe policy: prayer.

Letter From Florida: Not So Stormy

by Christian R. Camara on September 14, 2010

Greetings from Sunny Florida which, much to the relief of its many underfunded insurance companies and the politicians that enable them, has weathered over half of this year’s hurricane season storm-free! Things have been relatively quiet in Tallahassee as everyone who would otherwise make news in Florida’s capital is home campaigning. Some good news did come [...]

Last week was an exciting one in Florida, with both parties having picked their respective nominees. Former House Speaker Marco Rubio sailed to victory capturing over 90 percent of his party’s vote for United States Senate. On the Democratic side, longtime Miami Congressman Kendrick Meek was able to defeat his billionaire opponent, politcal neophyte Jeff [...]

Letter from Florida – Didja Know There’s An Election Next Week?

by Christian R. Camara on August 19, 2010

No doubt that Florida is focused on the primary election next week. The big news is that Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink, who is also the Democratic Party’s nominee for Governor, has announced that her running mate will be longtime insider and former State Senator Rod Smith. In related news, this week has been called [...]

Letter From Florida – What A Difference A Few Months Makes

by Christian R. Camara on August 6, 2010

What a difference a few months makes. Earlier this year, Florida political spectators felt that the race to watch was the Republican primary election for US Senate between former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio and Governor Charlie Crist.  State Attorney General Bill McCollum was the shoe-in for the Republican nomination for governor, and Congressman Kendrick [...]

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