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Commentary: Trump supporters must dissuade him from firing Mueller

For all the distraction and damage it is causing, “Russiagate” has had one invigorating side effect — Americans are reading and debating the Constitution again. What would the Founding Fathers say about our situation? How would they adjudicate a showdown in which President Donald Trump sacks special counsel Robert [...]

By | 2018-07-12T14:48:01+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Commentary: Trump supporters must dissuade him from firing Mueller

Dr. Bob McClure on WCTV’s The Usual Suspects

"The Usual Suspects," airing in 38 counties, has become one of North Florida’s and South Georgia’s premier political talk shows. Interviewing prominent government officials and significant personalities in the political arena, "The Usual Suspects" uses traditional talk show methods combined with new innovative topics that provides a fresh look [...]

By | 2018-07-09T14:20:25+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Dr. Bob McClure on WCTV’s The Usual Suspects

Will U.S. Supreme Court’s Union Ruling Have Any Impact In Florida?

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling may have dealt a major blow to labor unions across the country. But, does it have any impact in Florida? Listen Florida is what’s called a “right to work” state. That means employees cannot be forced to join or contribute money to any union [...]

By | 2018-07-02T09:49:10+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Will U.S. Supreme Court’s Union Ruling Have Any Impact In Florida?

Report: Duval poised to be a state leader in juvenile civil citation use

For years, juvenile justice advocates slammed Duval County for arresting dozens of kids each month who could have avoided court and entanglement in the juvenile justice system altogether if they’d been offered a simple alternative. But, a new report released Tuesday highlights the upward trend in the last year [...]

By | 2018-06-28T10:11:06+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Report: Duval poised to be a state leader in juvenile civil citation use

James Madison Institute CEO calls Janus ‘win for free speech’

TALLAHASSEE — James Madison Institute CEO and President Bob McClure says the Janus decision is a win for free speech. "It's a very significant decision for public employees and for public employee unions," McClure said in an interview with The Florida Record. "The Supreme Court gave clear consent that [...]

By | 2018-07-02T10:01:57+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on James Madison Institute CEO calls Janus ‘win for free speech’

Study: New rule should mean more Florida kids in diversion programs

Now that state law requires every judicial circuit in Florida to have an arrest diversion program for juveniles accused of low-level crimes, the next step is to ensure law enforcement agencies have policies that lean toward diversion and create robust training programs. That's according to a study released Tuesday [...]

By | 2018-06-27T11:31:04+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Study: New rule should mean more Florida kids in diversion programs

Trump Protects, Defends Us From Bad Healthcare

There’s a saying that I find myself repeating often when it comes to policy discussions, "it may be easy, but it ain’t simple." This could not be truer than the ongoing tragedy that healthcare and health insurance have become under Obamacare. Passed almost 10 years ago, Obamacare has literally [...]

By | 2018-06-21T14:40:36+00:00 June 21st, 2018|In The News, Press|Comments Off on Trump Protects, Defends Us From Bad Healthcare

Florida Influencers rank inequality and education as most pressing 2018 election issue

The yawning gap between rich and poor and lack of quality education for all are the most pressing issues facing Florida — and together they represent the top issue candidates should be discussing this election year, according to a new Miami Herald survey of the state’s influential voices. A [...]

By | 2018-06-25T13:38:09+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Florida Influencers rank inequality and education as most pressing 2018 election issue

The 2018 state election will be pivotal

Regardless of one’s ideology, I think we can all agree that we are, as the saying goes, living in interesting times. I am reminded of something a friend told me recently: “Think back 30 years ago. Who would have predicted that World Wrestling sensation Jesse Ventura would be elected [...]

By | 2018-06-19T10:53:52+00:00 June 19th, 2018|In The News, Press|Comments Off on The 2018 state election will be pivotal

Commentary: Bernie Sanders’ jobs-for-all guarantee would be disaster for U.S. economy

Recently, Democratic Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a plan to essentially nationalize work. That’s right: He is promoting a “jobs for all” plan that would create a federal guarantee of employment for all comers, at a $15-an-hour minimum wage. Back when I was an impressionable economics student at Florida [...]

By | 2018-06-19T09:46:20+00:00 June 19th, 2018|In The News, Press|Comments Off on Commentary: Bernie Sanders’ jobs-for-all guarantee would be disaster for U.S. economy