Republican Party of Florida http://blog.wlrn.org en Democrat: Republicans Waging Class Warfare On Average Floridians http://blog.wlrn.org/post/democrat-republicans-waging-class-warfare-average-floridians <p></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 02:08:26 +0000 Gina Jordan 28382 at http://blog.wlrn.org Democrat: Republicans Waging Class Warfare On Average Floridians The Reluctant Republican: My Fight for the Moderate Majority http://blog.wlrn.org/post/reluctant-republican-my-fight-moderate-majority <p>06/05/13 - Wednesday's&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents"><strong>Topical Currents</strong></a> is with lifelong moderate Republican attorney <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/Thereluctantrep">Barbara Olschner</a></strong>.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">After a 28-year legal career, she decided to run for a U.S. Congressional seat in the ultra-conservative Florida panhandle.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">She was swamped by tea party attacks, branded as an elitist, and finished dead last.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In her book, </span><a href="http://amzn.to/15EU1mt"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">THE RELUCTANT REPUBLICAN</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, she details the harrowing experience.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That’s </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents">Topical Currents</a>,&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wednesday </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">at&nbsp;1pm on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/WLRN" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><b style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">WLRN-HD1</b></a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;rebroadcast at 7pm on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/schedule/wlrn-hd2" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><b style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">WLRN-HD2</b></a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;and audio on-demand after the live program.&nbsp;</span><br> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 15222 at http://blog.wlrn.org The Reluctant Republican: My Fight for the Moderate Majority Judge: Former Republican Party Head Jim Greer Can Sue Two State Senators http://blog.wlrn.org/post/judge-former-republican-party-head-jim-greer-can-sue-two-state-senators <p>A civil lawsuit filed by former Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer against two state lawmakers can proceed.</p><p>A judge in Tallahassee on Monday&nbsp;<a href="http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2012/10/judge-considers-whether-haridopolos-thrasher-should-be-part-of-jim-greer-civil-case.html">refused to toss out the suit </a>against Senate President Mike Haridopolos and Sen. John Thrasher. Greer is suing them as well as the state Republican party over severance pay he says they promised him.</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 20:08:43 +0000 Gina Jordan 2553 at http://blog.wlrn.org Judge: Former Republican Party Head Jim Greer Can Sue Two State Senators