FSBA filing lawsuit to remove Step Up For Students

FSBA filing lawsuit to remove Step Up For Students

  The Florida School Board Association, an organization that calls themselves the voice of education, is filing a lawsuit today, that if won, would shut down the Step Up For Students program. School districts say they are losing students to “school choice” and individual school districts are not paid for students they don’t serve. If […]

Laws being blamed for the incarceration of today’s youth

Laws being blamed for the incarceration of today’s youth

  Ocala, Florida –The Florida State Conference and the Marion County Branch and Youth Council released the following statement regarding Ocala’s Saggy Pants Ordinance. On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at 4 p.m., at the City Council meeting, the Florida State Conference of NAACP Branches and its Marion County Branch will ask Mayor Kent Guinn and […]

Anonymous promises to take action against law enforcement agencies

Anonymous promises to take action against law enforcement agencies

Ferguson, Missouri — Late Sunday in Ferguson, Missouri, 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer, causing a violent protest. Over 20 police vehicles have been damaged, a gas station was looted, and additional police units were called for backup. A witness, and friend of Brown, claimed that Brown had his hands […]

Two cop killers dead

Two cop killers dead

Las Vegas — A husband and wife are dead following the slaying of two Las Vegas police officers, and now an Indiana law that allows citizens to shoot cops is making headlines. Investigators say the reason the Indiana law received attention over a Las Vegas shooting was because Jerad Miller, 31 and Amanda Miller, 22, […]

Iranian Students Arrested For Happy Video;Freed

Iranian Students Arrested For Happy Video;Freed

Pharrell Williams’ video “Happy” by six Iranian students Iran — Six students who were arrested in Iran for dancing in a YouTube video to Pharrell Williams’ song “Happy” have been freed, according to the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. They were released after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tweeted, “Happiness is our people’s right. […]

Sheriff outraged: illegal immigrant drug dealers on food stamps

Sheriff outraged: illegal immigrant drug dealers on food stamps

  [Ocala Post has included the press conference video in its entirety. Start at 9:30 if you want to go straight to the Sheriff express his anger over illegal immigrant drug dealers on welfare. ] Polk County, Florida — This investigation directly impacts Central Florida as a whole. A drug bust in Polk County that […]

Florida Congressman Ted Yoho Wants Obama Impeached

Florida Congressman Ted Yoho Wants Obama Impeached

  Ocala, Florida — A town meeting summed up in a few short important words. Like many Americans, United States Congressman Ted Yoho (Republican) wants President Obama gone. To be more precise, Yoho wants Obama impeached. During a town meeting tonight, March 17, 2014, Yoho was quite candid about his feelings toward Obama and what […]

The GI Bill And Making Florida Military Friendly

The GI Bill And Making Florida Military Friendly

  Tallahassee, Florida – Today, the Senate Committee on Appropriations, chaired by Senator Joe Negron (R-Stuart), passed Senate Bill 860, known as the Florida GI Bill, and CS/SB 248, regarding Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs). Both pieces of legislation will now head to the Senate Floor. “This session, the Florida Senate will honor the dedication, valor […]

Florida Proposing A Tax Most Are Calling Ridiculous

Florida Proposing A Tax Most Are Calling Ridiculous

  Tallahassee, Florida –Florida legislators preach lower taxes and more job creation for Florida residents, but are they really looking out for your interest? As the 2014 state legislative season opens and states continue the never ending quest for new tax revenues, a large number of legislative proposals have been made to continue the recent […]

EU Will No Longer Tolerate Obama’s Spying Tactics

  EU — The European Parliament should withhold its consent to an EU-U.S. trade deal unless it fully respects EU citizens’ data privacy, says an inquiry report on U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and EU member states surveillance of EU citizens, approved by the Civil Liberties Committee on Wednesday. It adds that data protection rules […]

Americans are obese because they choose to be

Americans are obese because they choose to be

  During the State of the Union address, Obama credited the first lady with reducing obesity in America. After spending nearly $500 million on the federal Healthy Food Financing Initiative, Obama said, “It’s working.” Except it’s not. A study published on February 1, 2014, by Health Affairs suggests it is not working, in fact, the […]

The Florida Digital Classroom Initiative

The Florida Digital Classroom Initiative

  Lutz, Florida – Florida Senate Education Chairman John Legg (R-Lutz) filed Senate Bill 790 (Education Technology). Senate Bill 790 creates a framework for Florida’s digital classrooms through establishing a statewide policy centered on local control. The Florida Digital Classroom Initiative (SB 790 Educational Technology) includes the following highlights: •Provides key funding focused on improving […]