Former Governor and Senator Bob Graham interviewed by Stewart B. Stewart of SyndicatedNews.NET

In this interview Bob Graham discusses the crisis in Gaza.

Posted in International Affairs.

Re-Open the 9/11 Investigation Now

Re-Open the 9/11 Investigation Now The passage of time since September 11, 2001, has not diminished the distrust many of us feel surrounding the official story of how 9/11 happened and, more specifically, who financed and supported it. After eleven years, the time has come for the families of the victims, the survivors and all Americans to get the whole story behind 9/11. Yet the story of who may have facilitated the 19 hijackers and the infrastructure that supported the attacks — a crucial element of the narrative — has not been told. The pieces we do have underscore how much more remains unknown. Did the hijackers execute the …

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The Eco-Warrior

SunPost, January 26, 2012 Bob Graham Admonishes Tallahassee: No More Harm Florida’s 38th governor (1979-87) isn’t pleased with what the Legislature did during last year’s session. He’s not optimistic about this year’s. But it won’t stop him from going to bat for what he regards as the state’s fundamental economic asset – and a key to Florida’s economic recovery. read article  

Posted in Environment.

An ill-advised toss of the dice

December 29, 2011 An ill-advised toss of the dice By Bob Graham, Special to the Times Yogi Berra said “if you come to a fork in the road, take it.” There are those who feel we can follow Yogi’s advice on the casinos proposal for Florida. We can have casinos and expand our economy beyond its traditional bases. But in my judgment, if we accept this siren call we are not taking the fork in the road; we will be selecting a path that will foreclose the far wiser one we have pursued for the past half-century. A quick economic history of Florida: In the 1880s Florida declined to participate …

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Posted in The Financial Crisis.

Everglades restoration: Can this marriage be saved?

Posted in The Miami Herald Sun, Nov 27, 2011 The Everglades is in danger again. This time it is not from a drought, hurricane or other act of nature. It is not from some imminent encroaching development. It is from the 2011 Florida Legislature and its cascade of damaging legislation which threatens to bring the three-decade-long effort to save the Everglades to a halt. Everglades restoration is not just a matter of saving one of the Earth’s most important and unique environments and protecting the fresh water supply for a third of Florida’s residents. Everglades restoration is our state’s largest job and economic development program. A 2011 report by Mather …

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Posted in Environment.