by Mike Greene Politics is corrupt by nature. The way the system is in place, our political system is based on corrupt practices. You can't get elected without support. At least some of that support comes from donors. Once some folks or corporations donate, they expect favors in return. The politician now feels obliged to return that favor, not so much for payback, but for continued donations in the future.
by Dr. Vincent Polite, Sr. People outside District Five do not understand those who live there and that is the biggest hurdle that the district faces.
Many in Orlando believe that during last week, operatives for the Lynum's camp, in an attempt to vilify Commissioner Lynum opponents, got local mainstream media outlets to publish stories about their arrest records and legal troubles.
by Bridgett Norvell POLITICS Running for money or popularity? As the race approaches the gloves are on; or as they say, coming off. It makes you ask that question "what are politicians really running for?" As I see it, its not for the people but it looks like it is for their own personal gain.
A Position Paper Released by: The Pan-Africanist Coalition The "Smear" is nothing new. It is a political ploy that has multiple, very unkind purposes and is employed to place an advisory in the "Hot Seat" by the release of some sort of embarrassing information. In most cases a good "Smear" exposes some hidden information, i. e., Vice Presidential and Missouri Senator Thomas Eagleton.
by Lawrence A. Robinson You may have heard about the smear campaign against Orlando City Council District 5 candidate Regina Hill over the last few days. It seems that Regina Hill was arrested a few times starting when she was 18 years old, more that 25 years ago. She has since turned her life around and has been a pillar of leadership and openness in the community.