Last week the Dow Jones jumped more than 700 points and is still climbing; the Federal Reserve said it wasn’t considering raising interest rates anytime soon; the December job numbers blew way past the predicted 176,000 to more than 312,000; U.S. manufacturers say they are experiencing their best phase in two decades; and unemployment is reported at all time lows, particularly for blacks and Hispanics who are enjoying their best job prospects ever.
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Other than the Democrats in Palm Beach and Broward Counties is there an organization in Florida that is more dismal, inept, disreputable or ridiculous than the miserable Jacksonville Jaguars football team that last Sunday lost its seventh consecutive game to the NFL’s lowest scoring lineup?