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Letters to the Editor

In addition to blogging at Space Coast Politics, Matt has written dozens of letters to the editor over the years. Making your point in 200 words is an art, especially when it comes to dealing with the complexities of politics and local government. Read more...

Exposing Corruption

As a citizen watchdog, Matt has been at the vanguard of fighting corruption in Brevard County. He filed a criminal complaint against Clerk of Courts Needelman in July of 2012 for bid rigging. Needelman was arrested in August 2013 and is awaiting trial. Read more...

Media Appearances

As the Organizer of the Brevard Tea Parties, a former candidate for Brevard County Commission and the National Chair of the Republican Liberty Caucus, Matt is frequently interviewed by the media on topics like party politics and local government. Read more...

Featured Article

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Does government ever have enough?

As we have moved through the real estate bubble and property values have declined to pre-bubble levels, we have been repeatedly told by local government officials and the Florida Today that we must increase millage rates to maintain the revenues being generated during the bubble years. The question no body ever seems to ask is: why?

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About Matt

Matt Nye Portrait

Matt Nye is a local political activist, writer and speaker. Matt founded the Republican Liberty Caucus of Central East Florida in 2008, organized the Brevard Tea Parties in 2009 and now serves as the National Chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus.

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Quote of the Day

"When you see that trading is done, not by consent, but by compulsion — when you see that in order to produce, you need to obtain permission from men who produce nothing — when you see money flowing to those who deal, not in goods, but in favors — when you see that men get richer by graft and pull than by work, and your laws don’t protect you against them, but protect them against you — when you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming a self-sacrifice — you may know that your society is doomed."

- Ayn Rand
Atlas Shrugged, page 413

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