Redneck Uber

A wheelchair-bound “grandma” strapped to the cargo bed of a pickup truck was caught on video by a Floridian from Tampa. An old man was driving. There were no other passengers. UPDATE: The “grandma” may in fact be a man. Note the goatee. Then again, grandma whiskers are a thing. But whatever. It’s 2018. Genders […] »

Why Can’t You Be Normal?

  Like mother, like daughter. Like father, like son. Like country, like state. Florida’s fucked up, but the United States is far more fucked up than our little peninsula.   Highest incarceration rate in the world. Life expectancy lower than 42 other countries. Trump supporters. Florida. There’s a lot of reasons for the rest of […] »

Big Sugar

The massive, toxic algae bloom currently swirling around the peninsula of Florida has its origins in an ongoing cycle of political manipulations, kickbacks, loosening of environmental and water regulations, an aging water-transfer infrastructure in and around Lake Okeechobee, and a Governor in the pocket of Big Sugar. It all adds up to one vicious chain, […] »