Both Democrats in SD40 race are compared to Donald Trump

Both Democrats in SD40 race are compared to Donald Trump

It was bound to happen. In fact, one might wonder what took Annette Taddeo so long to bring up Ana Rivas Logan‘s Republican stripes. It happened this week, when Democrat voters received a mailer where Rivas Logan is pictured between President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who she only served in Tallahassee with […]

Miami GOP’s Lincoln Dinner speaker is KellyAnne Conway

Miami GOP’s Lincoln Dinner speaker is KellyAnne Conway

Normally, the Miaim-Dade Republican’s annual Lincoln Day Dinner is headlined by a GOP politician. Recent years have seen heavyweights like Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez Cantera, presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio and vice presidential then-nominee Mike Pence last year. This year, the group will have a poitician’s handler as the keynote speaker. Well, not a handler. The handler: Kellyanne […]

The Cortadito Calendar for President’s Day week

The Cortadito Calendar for President’s Day week

February is the short month. And it is almost over already. Key word: Almost. Because first, there are a few more poltical events for the Cortadito Calendar: A town hall without an elected, a film screening, a fundraiser, a party to open a shiny new police station, another moratorium on medical marijuana, more talk about […]

Miami-Dade Muslims fear impact of Trump’s Muslim ban

Miami-Dade Muslims fear impact of Trump’s Muslim ban

So far, only President Donald’s Trump executive orders on Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainer requests have sparked protests and discussions about the impacts in Miami-Dade, where Mayor Carlos Gimenez ordered the corrections department to start holding illegal immigrants for 48 hours. But on Wednesday, the talk turns to the Muslim Ban. That’s when the Miami-Dade […]

Miami-Dade gives Donald Trump his bridge for 10 years

Miami-Dade gives Donald Trump his bridge for 10 years

He may not have gotten his hands on our public golf course, but President Donald Trump gets to keep a golf cart and pedestrian bridge on Miami-Dade property for the next ten years. And it only cost the millionaire leader of the free world $7,200, which the county said was fair market price. Quietly and […]

Looming face off at County Hall over sanctuary switch

Looming face off at County Hall over sanctuary switch

After Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez buckled to President Donald Trump‘s threats to keep federal funds from “sanctuary cities” and he issued his directive to have illegal immigrants with federal detention orders held by county corrections officers for Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, immigration activists and their friends have protested at County Hall — twice. But on Tuesday, […]

Carlos Gimenez betrays our community for Donald Trump

Carlos Gimenez betrays our community for Donald Trump

Once again, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez is going to be on the wrong side of history. Thursday’s decision to kowtow to the petulant policies of our new president, Donald Trump, is a new low for Gimenez, who has instructed the corrections department to start detaining illegal immigrants that are arrested on unrelated crimes until federal authorities […]

Pics of the week returns for an inauguration edition

Pics of the week returns for an inauguration edition

Gathering photos of our electeds from social media sites to share with you, dear readers, is time consuming and laborious and not all that personally fulfilling, which is why Ladra stopped doing it months ago. But this week marks a special ocassion. We had a few South Florida politicos in D.C. for the inauguration festivities […]

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