Florida Crystals uses Florida prisoners

Who knew? I don’t hear the people in the Glades upset about this?

Treasure Coast Free Press

Sitting this morning listening to WPTV Michael Williams talk to Eric Eikenberg from the Everglades Foundation.

Sitting here in happiness as we inch closer to an agreement with the legislature to build a reservoir south of the lake. Eric is confident that this is going to happen. Yay. Other people have told me privately they are confident that this is going to happen. Michael brings up Amendment 1 that we all voted for. I just sit here and pray.

Eric talks about how this was passed 17 years ago. No one is attacking agriculture. He reminds us that big sugar wanted to sell this land a few years ago. He reminds us that we need this reservoir. The water must go down to the Florida Keys as mother nature intended or she wouldn’t have made it that way.

So far so good.

Then it is mentioned that Florida Prisoners work…

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Hasan Minhaj at 2016 WHCD Dinner (C-SPAN)

Hasan Minhaj at 2016 WHCD Dinner

Treasure Coast Free Press

Last night Hasan Minhaj from the Daily Show spoke at the #nerdprom.

Donald Trump did not go. Instead he he held a rally and denigrated the event like a five year old.

He said” A large group of Hollywood Actors (crowd boos) and Washington Media are consoling each other in a hotel ballroom in our nations capital right now.”

He reminded me of those people who were not invited somewhere so they are compelled to say nasty things about it.  Only in this case he was invited and chose not to go.

Except that’s not what happened! There was no consoling and Donald Trump was not even missed!

The theme of the dinner was “Celebrating the First Amendment.” Now we all understand why  Donald Trump didn’t want to go.

It actually turned out to be a great event. Woodward and Bernstein were also there.

From Variety:

Bernstein quoted a line…

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