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'What is woke math?': In Florida, public school teachers bristle at DeSantis's changes to education
MARQUISE FRANCIS for Yahoo News
September 14, 2022,
DeSantis has officially turned Florida into a global embarrassment
By Ja'han Jones - Aug. 31, 2022
A United Nations committee released a report voicing concerns about racist discrimination facilitated by Florida's anti-protest law, House Bill 1.
Florida tells schools to ignore Biden protections for trans kids
The Florida Department of Education said Thursday schools could be punished if they follow the Biden administration's new Title IX guidelines.
By Ja'han Jones - MSNBC July 29, 2022
Florida students return to schools reshaped by Gov. DeSantis' anti-'woke' education agenda
By Steve Contorno, CNN - Sat August 13, 2022
Why Florida’s Ron DeSantis suspended an elected state attorney
By Steve Benen - for MSNBC - Aug. 4, 2022
An elected prosecutor in Florida said he wouldn't enforce abortion bans, so Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis replaced the state attorney with someone else.
Gov. DeSantis Uses 1947 Court Ruling To Go After Miami Drag Show
Activists fear the Republican's step is the latest in an all-out war on drag shows and trans people.
By Mary Papenfuss for Huffpost - Jul 29, 2022
Why Won’t Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Denounce His Neo-Nazi Supporters?
By KAT BOUZA - Rolling Stone - JULY 26, 2022 1:00AM ET
Veterans can now teach in Florida with no degree. School leaders say it 'lowers the bar
Gershon Harrell - The Gainesville Sun - July 21, 2022
'Education leaders feel as though Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration is undermining the qualifications of classroom instructors.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis rounded up his top national donors and fellow GOP governors for a day-long meeting with ‘drinks and cigars’ as he eyes 2024
By WALTER FINCH for Daily Mail - 13 July 2022
DeSantis is set to hold another private fundraiser for his gubernatorial re-election campaign next week in the State of Utah that is expected to draw some of the country's wealthiest Republican donors.
Crist slams DeSantis on property insurance crisis, says he’d fire insurance commissioner
Mahsa Saeidi - 8 ON YOUR SIDE - Updated: Jul 27, 2022
Florida Gov. DeSantis is doing battle against ‘woke’ public schools
By Greg Allen (NPR) July 13, 2022
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has made it clear how he views public schools and what they’re teaching children: He doesn’t trust them. "Following woke indoctrination in our schools, that is a road to ruin for this country," he said. "And we're not going to let it happen in Florida."
In DeSantis’ Florida, Miami doctor learns: Criticize the government at your own risk
Editorial - BY THE MIAMI HERALD EDITORIAL BOARD
UPDATED JULY 01, 2022 3:12 PM
As reported by Fox "News"
MSNBC column sounds red alert over DeSantis: 'Most dangerous figure in American politics'
By Gabriel Hays | Fox News
Published April 29, 2022 2:52pm EDT
'What makes DeSantis such a uniquely worrying character is that there is seemingly no political sewer into which he won’t wade.'
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is a far more dangerous politician than Donald Trump
By Michael A. Cohen, MSNBC Opinion Columnist
April 28, 2022, 5:12 AM EDT
Like Trump, DeSantis' time in office would be marked by attempts to pit Americans against one another. But unlike Trump, DeSantis has the proven ability to follow through.
JOSH HAWLEY JOINS RON DESANTIS’S RIDICULOUS WAR OF RETRIBUTION ON DISNEY
By BESS LEVIN for Vanity Fair
MAY 11, 2022
The Missouri senator is the latest conservative trying to destroy Mickey Mouse.
VIDEO: Ex-Miami Beach mayor criticizes Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' COVID-19 response
Eight Times Ron DeSantis "Accidentally" Did Racist Stuff
JERRY IANNELLI for Miami New Times
SEPTEMBER 4, 2018 8:00AM
‘Dumbest s---’: DeSantis takes heat as he goes his own way on coronavirus
The Florida governor is in the spotlight as cases multiply.
By MATT DIXON for Politico
03/24/2020 11:34 AM EDT
VIDEO: RON DESANTIS’ CORPORATE CORRUPTION SCANDAL EXPOSED
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is running a multi-billion dollar corporate welfare extravaganza.
Report: Florida Doctors Think Ron DeSantis Is a National Embarrassment
BY BESS LEVIN in Vanity Fair
AUGUST 2, 2021
The medical community thinks the governor, who claims everything is fine despite the state being the biggest COVID-19 hot spot in the country, is a clown.
VIDEO: Ari Melber: 'Mini-Trump' DeSantis' Covid-19 Failures Are So Bad They Are Making Florida Miss 2020
Ron DeSantis Is Hard at Work Doing Bad Shit
You name the progressive cause, and DeSantis has taken substantive steps to stymie it over the past few days, waging attacks on everything from gun control to vaccine mandates to trans rights.
By ABIGAIL WEINBERG - for Mother Jones
JUNE 3, 2022
Ron DeSantis, Smug Asshole, Takes Time Out Of His Day To Yell At Students For Wearing Masks
The Florida governor called mask-wearing “ridiculous” and “COVID theater.”
BY BESS LEVIN for Vanity Fair
MARCH 2, 2022
DeSantis becomes the latest Republican to evolve on disaster aid
As a congressman, Ron DeSantis rejected a key disaster relief package. As a governor, the Florida Republican has evolved in politically convenient ways.
Sept. 30, 2022, 11:04 AM EDT - By Steve Benen
DeSantis goes from depraved to docile as he seeks federal aid after Ian
From The ReidOut with Joy Reid - Sept 29, 2022
VIDEO: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis continues to boast about flying Texas migrants to Martha's Vineyard. Yet, state records show that his administration paid an aviation company $615,000 dollars from the "relocation program of unauthorized aliens," via the Florida Department of Transportation, which received $12 million dollars in state funding for the program
Ron DeSantis: Florida governor takes credit for sending migrants to Martha's Vineyard
By Nathan Williams and Bernd Debusmann Jr. for BBC News
15 September 2022
Ron DeSantis, unconstrained by constitutional checks, is flexing his power in Florida ahead of 2024 decision
By Steve Contorno, CNN Wed August 10, 2022
DeSantis: Proposed state license plate features warning to "out-of-state cars"
Frank Cerabino for Palm Beach Post - Aug 7, 2022
Just when you think we’re running out, Gov. Ron DeSantis dreams up a new imaginary villain. “The free state of Florida has a new license plate... [that] sends a clear message to out-of-state cars, ‘Don’t Tread on Me’ or Florida,” DeSantis tweeted.
Florida Teachers Slam Bill Allowing Veterans to Teach With No Degree
By SHIRA LI BARTOV for Newsweek - 7/28/22
The Republican Party of Florida excluded numerous journalists from covering a fundraising dinner starring Gov. Ron DeSantis: 'This is not normal'
Kimberly Leonard - Business Insider Jul 24, 2022, 12:03 AM
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' Biggest Donor Believes Aliens Are Among Us
By Ben Blanchet for Huffpost - Jul 17, 2022,
Robert Bigelow donated $10 million to the Florida governor on July 7. The donation marked the biggest individual contribution to DeSantis,“There has been and is an existing presence, an ET presence [on Earth],” Bigelow said.
VIDEO: How DeSantis opens the cultural issue trap door — and why Americans keep falling through
Gov. DeSantis consolidating power and punishing those who dare to disagree with him
Village News, The Villages, Florida
Editorial – By Charlie Crist July 11, 2022
Ron DeSantis Would Kill Democracy Slowly and Methodically
Jonathan Chait for New York Magazine
July 11, 2022
Florida offers new training for teachers that says it was a 'misconception' that 'the Founders desired strict separation of church and state': report
Sarah Al-Arshani for Business Insider
Jul 2, 2022, 10:22 AM
As Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' law takes effect, schools roll out LGBTQ restrictions
NBC News - June 29, 2022
Some school officials have been accused of warning teachers not to wear rainbow articles of clothing and to remove pictures of their same-sex spouses from their desks.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ anti-critical race theory law to take effect
Kiara Alfonseca - ABC News
June 30, 2022, 8:14 AM ET
Ron DeSantis Ripped Over Gas Tax as 'Dumber Than a Sack of Matt Gaetzes'
BY NICK MORDOWANEC for Newsweek
6/17/22 AT 12:27 PM EDT
The Disgusting Reality Behind Ron DeSantis’ New ‘Army’
Michael Daly - Special Correspondent - The Daily Beast
Updated Dec. 04, 2021 2:48AM ET
The Florida governor has no plans to protect anyone with his proposed state military. The real goal is much darker.
'Absolutely Moronic': Miami Beach Mayor Says Ron DeSantis' COVID Policies 'Killing People'
BY CHRISTINA ZHAO FOR NEWSWEEK
ON 8/21/21 AT 4:52 PM EDT
What in the hell is wrong with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis?
Sophia A. Nelson | for The Grio
Feb 2, 2022
OPINION: Florida’s governor, a potential 2024 presidential candidate, has been on a proverbial warpath against everything—from banning mask and vaccine mandates and the teaching of critical race theory to suppressing voting rights.
He doesn’t deserve to be the state’s surgeon general. It hardly seems like he deserves to be a doctor at all.
Michael Daly Special Correspondent - The Daily Beast
Updated Jan. 26, 2022 5:28AM ET / Published Jan. 26, 2022 5:07AM ET
Opinion | Gov. Ron DeSantis abandons Florida children
Washington Post Editorial Board June 18, 2022
The department is led by state Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo, a DeSantis appointee who has been an outspoken skeptic of coronavirus vaccines.
VIDEO: THE BEAT WITH ARI: How a 'mini-Trump' is running Florida into the ground amidst Covid-19 deaths
DeSantis Betting That Republicans Want a Stupider Version of Trump
By Andy Borowitz for the New Yorker
January 18, 2022
Opinion - The scandal involving Ron DeSantis and the silenced professors just got worse
By Greg Sargent
Columnist| Washington Post
November 4, 2021 at 11:07 a.m. EDT
VIDEO: Mika Brzezinski on Morning Joe: 'Authoritarian curious' DeSantis is vetoing bills because of tweets
DeSantis is a 'very dangerous individual' because he has 'already absorbed all the lessons of Trump' but doesn't have any of the baggage, an expert on fascism argues
Azmi Haroun and Charles R. Davis for Insider
Jun 15, 2022, 8:29 PM
The Memo: Will DeSantis's star fall as Florida COVID numbers rise?
BY NIALL STANAGE - for The Hill
08/28/21 05:00 PM EDT
DeSantis Finally Admits Florida May Have to Report Daily Local COVID Data
Breaking News Intern for the Daily Beast
Published Aug. 12, 2021 2:43PM ET
Ron DeSantis Isn’t a Tough Guy. He’s Just Another Cowardly Bully.
Anthony L Fisher - Senior Opinion Editor
Published Mar. 02, 2022 8:15PM ET
‘THIS IS RIDICULOUS’
Florida’s governor used teenagers as props for his anti-mask rant, but he’s still too scared of the MAGA base to say if he’s been boosted.