The 50th anniversary of the movie To Kill a Mockingbird with Gregory Peck, brought back to the American conscience the Atticus Finch truth: “There are times one must take a stand, even if the only reward is the chance to be on the right side of history.” After the recent Republican and Democratic primaries, Florida [...]
via Mother Nature Network The last candidate in this roundup, Maurice Ferre, has, by far, the most comprehensive plan on energy and environmental issues. Ferre clearly states that he favors the now-defunct plan for capping emissions offered by Sens. John Kerry and Joe Lieberman. Ferre calls for an “extreme makeover” for the nation’s power grid. He offers a pathway [...]
Maurice Ferre, 75, began his career in politics in 1966, becoming a Florida state representative. Ferre, a Puerto Rican native, served as commissioner of Miami in 1967 through 1970. In 1973 he was elected as mayor of Miami, becoming the first Hispanic mayor of a major U.S. city, and served for 12 years. Ferre plans [...]
In 2003, while I was the student government president of Harvard University Graduate School of Design, I invited former Miami mayor Maurice Ferre – along with Enrique Peñalosa, former mayor of Bogota, and Luiz Paolo Conde, mayor of Rio de Janiero – to speak at a symposium entitled ‘The City in Two Americas.’ All invitees had at [...]
The U.S. economy is a complex system based on a free market, open, pluralistic, democratic, capitalist society. Over the centuries the American economy has grown, prospered, developed and evolved. America was the greatest manufacturing country in the world, now 70% of the U.S. economy is based on consumption, and manufacturing is at the all time [...]
Dear Ms. Abberger; It is unfortunate that we met under an unfriendly environment. I appreciate your offer to meet with me to discuss ways that Leadership Florida can improve the debate rules so that future statewide campaigns will be more open to ideas and issues than this 2010 U.S. Senate election has been. I do [...]
Via The Reid Report The Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate has been brutal. Since Jeff Greene entered the race, Rep. Kendrick Meek has gone from ignored candidate for more than a year, to the protagonist in one of the election season’s bloodiest battles; one that has turned some Democrats off both major candidates. That’s [...]
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