Jeb Bush sounding tougher on illegal immigration, Florida GOP contemplating straw poll to be relevant in 2012 presidential nomination race, and Hillsborough County Planning Commission chair accused of violating code of ethics law :Mitch Perry Report: 12.

Good morning everyone.

First up, CL editor David Warner weighs in on a survey of those in the military asked about the don't ask, don't tell law.  Most don't give a hoot.

Former governor Jeb Bush is hosting an education summit this week in the nation's capital, and thus he's being asked his opinions on a whole variety of topics, including what he thinks of the DREAM Act, which may be voted on in Congress this month.  His comments are a bit tougher than we're used to hearing from him regarding illegal immigration.

Florida Republicans are contemplating putting together a straw poll in advance of the Iowa caucus and New Hampshire's first presidential primary.  We'll see how that works out, considering when the Democratic Party jumped ahead in 2008 in terms of trying to win some influence, they ended up losing all of their delegates to the big dance (until they got them back when the whole issue was over).

And Hillsborough County environmentalist Dee Layne has some serious issues with the new chairman of the Hillsborough County Planning Commission.

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