Category Archives: News From the Nation’s Dicktip

A Shot in the Park

We come to learn that one need not be a resident of the Gunshine State to obtain a vaccination here, one only needs to produce evidence of senior status (65+). What a golden opportunity for out-of-work travel agents! Here’s the … Continue reading

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Covidiots

Now that the number of COVID-19 cases stands over a million in Florida – third highest in the nation! – I call the office of Gov Runt Duh-Santis to express congratulations. I am connected to a media relations flak in … Continue reading

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Homecoming

It’s no secret that Florida’s unemployment system is not only stingy with its benefits level, it’s intentionally inefficient, buggy, and designed to frustrate would-be filers. This was the handiwork of former Governor (now Senator) Dickwithears, who wanted to minimize costs … Continue reading

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BSO Busts BSO

In case you missed it, this month the Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO) obtained a risk protection order against one its own bailiffs, leading to a seizure of that employee’s collection of 67 weapons. The order was signed after the bailiff, … Continue reading

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Free Ride

Maybe you heard that SunPass will be down for a week starting today “for upgrades.” Evidently you’ll still be automatically charged when you go through toll stations, but you won’t be able to replenish your account on-line for a while. … Continue reading

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Cold Blues

Even in South Florida, this was no weekend to enjoy a cold beer, although Lard knows I tried. It’s especially challenging, because Guido and I agreed to clean out a bit, and vowed not to drink any hard liquor the … Continue reading

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Power Failure

Takes  some doing, but I finally penetrate the Great Wall of Drooling Flaks and get to somebody at FPL (Florida Plunder and Loot) who can answer my questions about the company’s abject failure leading up to and following Hurricane Irma. … Continue reading

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Finny or Dye

It’s more than a week since a shark attacked a swimmer off Haulover Park, Miami Beach’s historical clothing-optional beach, but things seem to be back to normal. Or at least as normal as it is to see men and women … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Buzz

Sitting outside on the second full day of glorious summer in south Florida, there’s a loud thud that shakes the earth and sends a cloud of white particles over my head. Can only mean one thing: a seed pod on … Continue reading

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Water This

In my little patch of eastern Hollywood, we’re in Year Two of a project that has featured streets and alleys torn to shreds and barely paved over or just left raw, floods from backed-up sewers and broken pipes, traffic detours, … Continue reading

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