Category Archives: Accountability

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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Oct 20

Save Florida Democratic Party From Itself

(Cross-posted at Examiner.com) If nothing but bad news keeps coming for the Florida Democratic Party on the fundraising front, it’s the millions of middle class Floridians with something left to lose who’ll likely suffer the worst of the consequences. According … Read More

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Aug 10

Florida Inestigation Integrity Act To Be Filed By Democratic Representatives (From the Inbox)

State Representative Darren Soto (D-Orlando) and House Democratic Leader Ron Saunders (D-Key West) announced today their intent to file a bill to preserve the integrity of Florida’s investigatory state agencies. Recently, the Attorney General’s special counsel on foreclosure fraud resigned … Read More

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Aug 09

Nan Rich Calls on GOP Leadership to End Partisan Hyporcisy (From the Inbox)

Senate Democratic Leader Nan Rich (D-Weston) on Tuesday sharply criticized the Republican leadership’s decision to accept $2.5 million in federal health care money for a controversial ‘abstinence only’ state program while repeatedly turning away millions of dollars in similar funding … Read More

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Jul 01

Floridians Face Uphill Battle For Independence

Living in Florida? Then in addition to having a great time this Independence Day weekend, why not take a few focused minutes to recognize (and/or help others recognize) what’s happening to the state of Freedom in our state, starting today? … Read More

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May 10

We need more Deputies

So why should the uninvolved general public join in active demonstrations of opposition to the Republican-dominated Florida government? Well, while it might have taken a little time to distinguish the pimps from the prostitutes swirling in and around Florida’s 2011 … Read More

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May 02

How FL GOP War On Medicaid Hurts Us All

Somehow or other, the word has to be spread to the general public that a great many of them, not only the poor & disabled, will pay dearly for what the Florida State legislature is about to do to Medicaid. … Read More

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Apr 27

From the Inbox: Florida Seniors and Workers to Ask Rep. Webster Not to Make Them “Work ‘Til We Die”

Senior citizens, workers and other residents from Congressional District 8 will hold a “Don’t Make Us Work ’Til We Die” event outside the office of Rep. Dan Webster to dramatize the harm that will come to Americans from budget cuts … Read More

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