Who is Vandalizing and Stealing Indian River County Campaign Signs?

Note the permission slip from the property owner on the campaign sign. Tim Zorc, candidate for Indian River County (IRC) Commissioner (District 3) and Laura Zorc, candidate for the School Board of IRC (District 3) have been hit the hardest with numerous vandalized signs. This is vandalism. The legs go 24 inches in the ground … Continue reading Who is Vandalizing and Stealing Indian River County Campaign Signs?

Who is Monitoring COVID-19 Short-Term Rental Health Hazards in Indian River County, FL.?

On June 25, 2020 a record number of 5,511 new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in the State of Florida. In Indian River County (IRC), 35 new cases were reported and four hospitalizations. There are only 11 ICU beds available in IRC. To date, 109K cases have been reported in Florida with 3,281 deaths. … Continue reading Who is Monitoring COVID-19 Short-Term Rental Health Hazards in Indian River County, FL.?

Op Ed: Flag Burning is Protected Under the First Amendment.

By Bill Britton At his Tulsa rally, President Trump declared that burning the American flag should result in a one-year jail term for the perpetrator. (See: https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-people-who-burn-an-american-flag-should-go-to-jail-for-a-year-2020-6) The US Supreme Court, however, ruled in 1989 that burning an American flag is constitutionally protected speech under the First Amendment. At first glance, transforming flag desecration from … Continue reading Op Ed: Flag Burning is Protected Under the First Amendment.

Sheriff Loar and Major Flowers Missed an Opportunity to Advocate for Community Unity. Indian River County, FL.

Merchon Green speaking third from left. Indian River County, Florida was at its best and worst on Sunday afternoon May 29, 2020 across the street from the Indian River County Sheriff's Office. More than 400 people showed up for a rally organized by Merchon Green, founder of Pioneering Change, Inc., against police brutality in the death … Continue reading Sheriff Loar and Major Flowers Missed an Opportunity to Advocate for Community Unity. Indian River County, FL.

Health Hazards of COVID-19 on Short-Term Rentals Not Being Addressed by Sheriff’s Office. Indian River County, FL.

County Administrator Jason Brown Nick Samuel wrote in a May 23, 2020 article in VeroNews.com that "A detailed safety measure to reopen vacation and short term rentals in the county [Indian River] has been approved, allowing the plan to go into effect immediately, officials [Administrator Jason Brown] said." According to the plan, "The maximum occupancy for … Continue reading Health Hazards of COVID-19 on Short-Term Rentals Not Being Addressed by Sheriff’s Office. Indian River County, FL.

5G: A Sign of Things to Come…

Subject: Kaspers v. Verizon Attorney Bill Kaspers filed suit against Verizon on May 19, 2020 in federal court with the Northern District of Georgia. The grounds for the suit are (1) unlawful trespass and property devaluation, (2) unlawful taking of property and of the joy and benefits of home ownership, (3) fraud (no notice), (4) section … Continue reading 5G: A Sign of Things to Come…

Imminent COVID-19 Health Hazard for Indian River County, FL?

On March 27, 2020 Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-91 extending the prohibition of short-term vacation rentals until Thursday, April 29. The Governor issued a subsequent carryover order (Executive Order 20-111) extending the ban until phase one begins on Monday, May 4 and another, 20-112, that carries the order through “phase one.” The March 27 order … Continue reading Imminent COVID-19 Health Hazard for Indian River County, FL?

5G Technology Threatens to Interfere with Weather Forecasting.

So much depends on our ability to forecast the weather. At first, Hurricane Harvey didn’t look too bad.  In Houston, the City’s Integrated Warning Team kept watch but were not worried.  What had first appeared to be nothing too threatening had become extraordinarily ominous: hundred-thirty-mile-per-hour winds and forty-five inches of rain in a swirling cascade … Continue reading 5G Technology Threatens to Interfere with Weather Forecasting.

Op-Ed: “I Support President Trump in His Call to De-fund The World Health Organization.”

Stephanie Austin has studied the health impact of wireless radiation for five years, calling 5G deployment a “critical health issue.”  She is a frequent contributor to Vero Communiqué. Vero Communiqué encourages a free and open exchange of opinions and welcomes yours.  Through discussions like these we can all learn more about the topics themselves and … Continue reading Op-Ed: “I Support President Trump in His Call to De-fund The World Health Organization.”

Op-Ed: Trump and Presidential Powers

By Bill Britton Bill Britton is a freelance writer and formerly an editor for John Hopkins University Press, ABI Research, and Elsevier Science.  He is a frequent contributor to Vero Communiqué. Vero Communiqué encourages a free and open exchange of opinions and welcomes yours.  Through discussions like these we can all learn more about the … Continue reading Op-Ed: Trump and Presidential Powers