Open Phones Last Call Part One08/02/13 Warren Elly with Wayne Garcia
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Today on the extended Last Call Warren Elly's guest Journalist Wayne Garcia, teaches at USF and some classes at UF, heâ€™s a one time political consultant who ran campaigns, and saw politics not just as a reporter but as an insider.
The show also talks about the dream defenders stand your ground protest finishing its third week in Tallahassee outside Governor Scottâ€™s office, house speaker Will Weatherford now says in an op ed piece in the Tampa Tribune, that the controversial stand your ground law should be the subject of a public hearing, and should be as he put it â€œevaluatedâ€ while Weatherford correctly states that stand your ground was not used as a defense by George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin caseâ€¦Weatherford ignores the fact that the lawâ€™s language is used in jury instructions on degrees of murder and manslaughter state wide. Weatherford rejects the Dream defenderâ€™s demand for a special session.
And lastly we talk about Tampa DUI Squad reorganized after set up arrest of a lawyer in the Tampa shock jock case.
-duke power, dumping plans for a new nuclear plant in levy county, will collect a cool 2.5 billion dollars from consumers under that charge the ratepayer in advance plan for unbuilt nuclear plants passed by the state legislatureâ€¦ and from the closing of the crystal river plantâ€¦.
But wait - Now the Utilities CEO says she thinks we ought to be paying the utilities in advance for all new power plants â€“ not just nuclear!!!!!