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Florida Politics – Sunburn

Posted 02/10/2016

Florida Politics Sunburn By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry, Ryan Ray, and Jim Rosica 2/10/2016   EXPECT A PACKED HOUSE TONIGHT FOR JMI’S ANNUAL DINNER — Nearly 300 people will gather tonight for the 2016 JMI Annual Dinner at the Augustus B. Turnbull Florida State Conference Center featuring the National Review’s Charles C.W. Cooke, author of “The Conservatarian Manifesto” and frequent guest on HBO’s …

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Florida Politics – Debate Over Mandatory Recess Exposes Folly of Education “Uniformity”

Posted 02/10/2016

Florida Politics Debate Over Mandatory Recess Exposes Folly of Education “Uniformity” By: William Mattox 2/10/2016   What would you think if your neighbors decided one Christmas that instead of getting their daughter a much-wanted hula hoop and their son a long-prized model airplane (that loops the loop), fairness demands that they give their children carbon …

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We’re Hiring! Apply to be a JMI College Campus Representative 2016-2017

Posted 02/10/2016

Get paid to promote liberty on your college campus! The James Madison Institute is looking for highly motivated students who are actively involved on their Florida college campuses to be JMI Campus Reps! Opportunities include: Earn up to $1,200 per semester Share the JMI message with students Great resume builder Build relationships with like-minded professors …

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Context Florida – Civil Forfeiture: Florida’s Embarrassing Failure to Protect Property Rights

Posted 02/09/2016

Context Florida “Civil Forfeiture: Florida’s Embarrassing Failure to Protect Property Rights” By: Justin Pearson 2/9/2016   Floridians consider property rights to be sacrosanct. Indeed, our state constitution extends further than most by expressly declaring the rights to “acquire, possess and protect property” as basic and inalienable. Unfortunately, our actions over the last three decades in …

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The Florida Current – JMI Dinner

Posted 02/09/2016

The Florida Current “JMI Dinner” 2/9/2016 JMI DINNER… The James Madison Institute hosts its annual dinner Wednesday at the Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center. A VIP reception starts at 6 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m.   Article: http://www.thefloridacurrent.com/article.cfm?id=45106021

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Context Florida – Debate about Mandatory Recess exposes folly of “Uniformity” in education

Posted 02/09/2016

Context Florida “Debate about Mandatory Recess exposes folly of “Uniformity” in education” By: William Mattox 2/9/2016   What would you think if your neighbors decided one Christmas that instead of getting their daughter a much-wanted hula hoop and their son a long-prized model airplane (that loops the loop), fairness demands that they give their children …

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Measure of a Man: From Auschwitz Survivor to Presidents’ Tailor

Posted 02/03/2016

The following is an excerpt from The James Madison Institute’s publication, The Journal. Download the full article here. To read the rest of the Winter 2016 edition of The James Madison Institute’s Journal, visit here. Martin Greenfield is a fashion industry icon. During his storied career as a tailor, he has hand crafted suits for Dwight D. Eisenhower, …

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Prohibitionists’ Domain and Smugglers’ Paradise: Florida’s Peculiar Status During Prohibition

Posted 02/03/2016

The following is an excerpt from The James Madison Institute’s publication, The Journal. Download the full article here. To read the rest of the Winter 2016 edition of The James Madison Institute’s Journal, visit here. The U.S. Constitution’s 18th Amendment had taken effect at the beginning of the Roaring Twenties. Then hailed as a “noble experiment” but later …

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A College Miracle? How Some Bright Students are Graduating Virtually Debt-Free, Thanks to a Program Unique to Florida

Posted 02/03/2016

The following is an excerpt from The James Madison Institute’s publication, The Journal. Download the full article here. To read the rest of the Winter 2016 edition of The James Madison Institute’s Journal, visit here. Can today’s college students realistically expect to graduate debt-free? For far too many, sadly, the answer is “no.” Most face a double whammy …

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Design Patents: A Cause for Concern

Posted 02/03/2016

The following is an excerpt from The James Madison Institute’s publication, The Journal. Download the full article here. To read the rest of the Winter 2016 edition of The James Madison Institute’s Journal, visit here. Florida has always attracted entrepreneurs and creative thinkers. Our Florida High Tech Corridor research universities, including the Universities of Florida, Central Florida and …

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