November 11, 2009

Civil War

Just finished watching Ken Burns' 1990 series on the Civil War. Interesting that Florida is mostly ignored in the piece. Even such a long series must be selective, but the Battle of Olustee and Battle of Natural Bridge are nowhere in the discussion.

State Budget Crisis Rankings

Budgetary danger zones around the country. A lot to be learned from studying states, "laboratories of democracy."

November 8, 2009

Rhea Chiles in the News

The Washington Post reports on Anna Maria Island. Rhea speaks...