As of yesterday, a dangerous navigational hazard has not yet been marked at Watts Cut (AICW mile marker 503). A concrete pole was driven in an angle into the bottomland of the Intracoastal Waterway. http://cruisersnet.net/cruisersnet-marine-map/?ll=32.61883333,-80.359&z=1 Under certain tidal conditions, the pole cannot be seen above water. Striking the pole at speed will result in a [...]
On the sloop "Klyo," in the New River Sound, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, were President-elect Warren Harding (in white pants and white shoes, standing in the middle with cap doffed in right hand) and owner, Commodore Avylen Harcourt Brook (short-statured, standing in the middle of two taller men in the stern with flat captain's hat (1922)). Courtesy, [...]
The nation's third president, Thomas Jefferson, constantly fought Alexander Hamilton, first Treasury Secretary under President George Washington, over Hamilton's liberal views of the Constitution. Jefferson believed in a strict construction of the Constitution. Adamantly opposed to Hamilton's support of a standing (permanent) army, Jefferson supported the Military Peace Establishment Act, which founded the U. S. [...]
Florida requires three "readings" before a bill can become Florida law. The legislation for a statewide anchoring law may die within the 60 day legislative session for lack of a scheduled third reading-- or not". http://www.waterwayguide.com/latest-news/news/5008/florida-anchoring-legislation-update-for-april-23
William G. Crawford, Jr., lawyer, historian, and author was interviewed about his award-winning book by C-SPAN for airing the weekend of May 16-17, 2015, on C-SPAN 2 (Book TV). The 20-25 minute interview will run continuously during this block.
William G. Crawford, Jr., author of the award-winning "Florida's Big Dig," is to be interviewed by Jason Dorman, a graduate of Flagler College, for C-SPAN 2 Book TV. The interview is to air the month of May, with a special emphasis on a showing throughout the weekend of May 16 through May 17, 2015. The [...]