Category Archives: Republicans

Mar 23

Why “Stand Your Ground” Is Actually “Shoot First”

Cross-posted from Progress Florida. The tragic death of 17 year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of self-appointed “neighborhood watchman” George Zimmerman has reignited the debate over Florida’s so-called “Stand Your Ground” law. The law, passed with a bi-partisan vote and … Read More

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Feb 24

Vern Buchanan: The Corruption Doesn’t Wash Off, It Only Spreads

Really, really bad news for thug Congressman Vern Buchanan in the New York Times: The Federal Election Commission has already completed one investigation that produced a settlement this week with a former partner of Mr. Buchanan’s who used their car … Read More

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Jan 12

Koch Bros. give Marco Rubio A+ for voting as he’s paid

Barely a year in office and he already excels at taking orders from his big donors. The astroturf group called Americans for Prosperity, aka the political tool of the right-wing Koch brothers, ranks Marco Rubio with four other US senators … Read More

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Jan 11

Rick Scott’s State Of Denial Speech Spurs Brave FL Cop Into Political Action

(Cross-posted at Examiner.com) In delivering his 2012 Florida State Of The State address, Governor Rick Scott kept pitching for less taxes and regulations. He said the best thing government can do to help millions of still struggling Floridians is to … Read More

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Sep 28

In News We Kinda Already Knew: Buchanan Not Running for Senate

Florida independent reports Buchanan, who is turning into the Chris Christie of Florida, isn’t running for Senate: Though polls have suggested that Buchanan would be a competitive candidate, the congressman isn’t without some controversial baggage. Buchanan has long been plagued … Read More

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