Ken Is Speaking Blog

Gov. Crist Welcomes Back FBK

For the first time in 19 years, Gov. Charlie Crist welcomed Florida Blue Key to the Governor’s Mansion in Tallahassee. He also declared March 31, 2009 to be Florida Blue Key Day. From 800...

Giannoulias Refuses PAC and Lobbyist Cash

Alex Giannoulias, made a bold declaration today that challenges the compromised ethics of campaign fundraising. The Illinois State Treasurer is considering a challenge to incumbent Senator Roland Burris in the Democratic primary. And today,...

GOP: The Party of No Ideas

That’s supposed to be a flow chart of the GOP’s alternative budget plan. I’m not kidding. But it looks more like a wanna-be metaphorical molecule or something. They used to be obstructionist zombies chanting...

Updates from Ken’s Corner

I’ve not mentioned it yet, but everyone should vote “No” on Charter Amendment #1 in Gainesville. Taking away anyone’s rights in the name of combating a crime for which there are already laws on...

GOP Increasingly Irrelevant… Willingly?

At this rate, the GOP just might be reduced to a novelty in a political gift shop or a history textbook instead of being an active political party! Consider this: 1) Long-time Republican Sen....

On the Employee Free Choice Act

Rachel Maddow explains the latest Big Labor priority, the Employee Free Choice Act: I will readily admit some frustration with unions, but much of my concerns are true of any organization – that corruption...