Palm Beach County Commission approves slots on ballot, splits Peanut Island

In a move to compete with Broward and Miami-Dade counties, the Palm Beach County Commission voted on Tuesday to put the slots issue before voters. Commissioners approved the […]

Arnold’s Ramblings 12-21-2011

As all of you who know Arnold know, Arnold is not particularly sentimental, but last week Arnold read an article regarding the season and Americans response to […]

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George Washington: A Mount Vernon Christmas

By George Noga

This is America’s first and greatest Christmas story, yet one known only to few. It is deeply moving and uniquely American. It reveals much of the man and the fledgling nation.

What transpired between late November and Christmas Eve 1783 could not have happened anywhere but America. It shaped our republic in ways being felt today and cemented Washington as the greatest man of his era…

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Obama’s green addiction ripping us off, again

When we hear the words “jet fuel,” we tend to think in terms of exotic, volatile mixtures, something akin to that which sends top fuel dragsters roaring […]

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Memories of Hanukkahs past offer comfort in these scary times

Hanukkah was always my Jewish holiday of choice as a kid growing up in Brooklyn in the late 1930s and early ’40s. It required no religious responsibilities, […]

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Jewish left wrong to attack Allen West

“If Joseph Goebbels was around, he’d be very proud of the Democrat Party because they have an incredible propaganda machine.” Those words of Congressman Allen West, R-Plantation, […]

Boca Raton stops playing Grinch on holiday decorations

The Boca Raton City Council stepped into it deeply when it chose to ban all holiday decorations in City Hall, libraries and other municipal buildings this season. […]

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What business needs from the Florida Legislature Part 1

The Florida legislative session, which starts January 10, is right around the corner. Each year, the business community adopts session priorities, providing a roadmap to educate legislators […]

School district’s new direction? Under Barbieri’s leadership, backward

It has been little more than a year since Palm Beach Post editorial writer Jac Wilder VerSteeg openly campaigned in favor of Frank Barbieri for School Board […]

Misprint in advertisement sparks a Santa tradition

In 1955, Colorado Springs-based Sears and Roebuck Co. ran an advertisement at Christmastime urging children to call Santa Claus. The phone number was misprinted in the ad. […]

Michael McAuliffe campaign ready to rumble with Dave Aronberg

Michael McAuliffe’s re-election campaign for Palm Beach County state attorney didn’t wait long before responding to my Wednesday post, “Poll shows Dave Aronberg trouncing State Attorney Michael […]

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Help, GOP! Save us from Obama’s incompetence

After winning the Democratic presidential primary, Barack Obama told a St. Paul, Minn., audience, “I am absolutely certain that generations from now, we will be able to look back […]