Kimberly Kent, Girl Reporter

Kimberly Kent, Girl Reporter Nominated for Florida Netroots Award

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We here at KimberlyKent.org are so pleased to announce that our blog has been nominated for the best new blogger award. Please vote and show your support for your favorite source for progressive news on the Space Coast. Last day … Continue reading

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Democracy: A Love Story

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Since the inception of the two political parties we have today, people have attempted to explain what exactly the difference is between the Democratic and Republican base. I have always been of the opinion that the answer to that is … Continue reading

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Certification Rates Space Coast Cities’ “Red Tape”

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The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast graded Brevard county and three city governments as “simplified, nimble and accelerated” as part of a certification process designed to highlight business friendly municipalities with minimal red tape. Florida Today reported in an … Continue reading

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The First Day of School

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Today across Brevard County, thousands of students are returning to school. Parents send their children back to the world of rulers and homework with not just a new pack of number 2 pencils, but also with the promise of a … Continue reading

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The National Debt Ceiling and Republican Partisanship

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Exactly a week from today marks the congressional deadline to raise the national debt ceiling. Unless you have been living under a rock for the last month (and, considering the wave of political apathy that marks the Space Coast and … Continue reading

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Unions and Democrats Allegiance Celebrated in Annual Brevard DEC Banquet

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A few months ago during the Legislative Session, rallies were held across Florida as part of Awake the State,  an “organic, grassroots movement of everyday Floridians fighting to reject devastating budget cuts, stop the assault on middle class families, and … Continue reading

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The Undeniable Appeal of Sometimes Congressman, Full Time Rock Star, Alan Grayson

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When Alan Grayson was elected to the United States House of Representatives, a beneficiary of the Obama Tidal wave of 2008, Floridians across his district and beyond had made history. They had elected a man who actually embraced his title … Continue reading

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Independence Day, Then and Now

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It is a fairly safe bet that in the last couple of days you have witnessed or participated in some experimentation with explosives, eaten something cooked on a grill and perhaps watched a film depicting the signing of the declaration … Continue reading

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New York, Sixth and Largest State to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

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Last night I was in a hotel room, surrounded by several other women as we belted out the chorus to Frank Sinatra’s classic “New York, New York.”  Our celebration was shared by people across the country, as people rejoiced the … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, What’s Marco Rubio Up To?

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The now infamous 2010 ‘shellacking’ of the Democratic Party has given us here in Florida some big names; from Rick Scott – otherwise known as Lord Voldemort- to Daniel Webster -who has spent his time in congress helping to pass … Continue reading

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