Blog Posts - Rick Scott



Jennifer Carroll OUT

Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll called it quits today as a two year investigation into a purported non-profit resulted in a impressive number of arrests.The L.A. Times:(...)A spokesman for Gov. Rick Scott confirmed Wednesday that Carroll had been q...
by Talk to Me on Mar 13, 2013

Tea Party in Tanic over Rick Scott

  Ha!Ardent anti-Obamacare Gov. Rick Scott tossed his tea bag ideology overboard this week and made national news doing so by voicing his full support and acceptance of federal dollars to expand Medicaid in Florida.The Tea Party is all a-tw...
by Talk to Me on Feb 21, 2013

Welfare Drug Testing. No. Longer. Law. In. Florida.

Honestly.Which is basically what this post is about.This crazy "story" pops up on my Facebook news feed about how welfare recipients are driving out of Florida in droves because of state law requiring they be drug tested prior to receiving benefits.T...
by Talk to Me on Feb 8, 2013

Short Shorts: A Pox on Two Houses

Scratch that itch!  Barbara Walters has the chicken pox.The Florida Legislature asks Gov. Rick Scott to explain exactly where the money is coming from to give every teacher in Florida a $2500 pay raise and while tossing that answer about the pla...
by Talk to Me on Jan 29, 2013

Gov. Rick Scott Throws Teachers a Bone

Can you believe this guy?After giving teachers and Florida public education the shaft for the last three years, Gov. Rick Scott is actually advocating pay raises for teachers.$2,500 across the board for full time teachers ... which would just about t...
by Talk to Me on Jan 23, 2013

Obama Executive Order Forgives Teacher Debt

WASHINGTON DC–President Obama signed an executive order today forgiving college loan debt held by America’s public school teachers. “Let me be perfectly clear. America’s teachers have worked too hard for far too long, for little pay and eve...
by Talk to Me on Jan 19, 2013

Florida Teachers Screwed ... Again

Florida teachers yet again were slapped across the face as the state Supreme Court ruled in favor of Gov. Rick Scott and against the Florida Constitution deciding hey, it's okay to require teachers and fellow state employees pay 3% of their salaries...
by Talk to Me on Jan 17, 2013

Florida Governor Rick Scott Is Satan’s Kind of Guy

I couldn’t have scripted this better myself - A Group Of Satanists Plan To Hold A Rally In Support of  Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott   Lucien Greaves, a spokesman of the Satanist organization said the rally is planned for Janu...
by Middle Class Hell on Jan 16, 2013

Sleaze By Any Other Name Would Still Point To Rick Scott

If there is a single conservative politician who epitomizes everything that is wrong with the Republican party, it has to be Florida’s crooked (if not deranged) governor, Rick Scott. There apparently is no lie too big, too blatant or too self-s...
by Mario Piperni dot Com on Jan 9, 2013

" ... Florida Gov. Rick Scott sat down with the Obama administration's top health care official Monday to talk coverage, costs and Medicaid reforms.Scott met with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to discuss the federal health...
by Talk to Me on Jan 8, 2013

Short Shorts: Back to School

 And away we go.  Second semester 2013 begins.   About those VAM scores-- Center for Investigative Reporting--(...)One of the most vexing problems that many education systems have faced is how to measure student growth, or learni...
by Talk to Me on Jan 7, 2013

Rick Scott aka Tidy Bowl Man

Hard to believe.  Rick Scott's approval numbers are and have been consistently in the toilet.Cannot wait until Florida slams the lid shut on this guy. (...)" ... 36 percent of registered voters approving of how he's handling his job and 45 perc...
by Talk to Me on Dec 20, 2012

Rick Scott--Eh, what's $4.5 Million?

On the same day Senate leaders announced they would conduct an intensive review of the state budget, two government watchdog groups said a budget transparency program — put on hold by the Senate — could "save Florida millions of dollars" and r...
by Talk to Me on Dec 6, 2012

Short Shorts: Marco Rubio is a Pink Handkerchief

Marco Rubio is a pink handerchief.Score another win for Florida.  Leon County Circuit Court Judge John Cooper rules Florida can not privatize all prison health care.  The state of course, using our tax dollars, will appeal claiming a $90 mi...
by Talk to Me on Dec 5, 2012

The Warming of Rick Scott to Obamacare

FLORIDA TODAY editorial page editor Matt Reed opines via Quit the Fight Against Obamacare that Gov. Rick Scott is  "warming up" to the idea of implementing the federal health care initiative.My gut reaction is a bit different than Mr. Reed's, le...
by Talk to Me on Nov 21, 2012

Health Care For All

A number of states are still reluctant to accept that this summer’s positive Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act combined with Barack Obama’s decisive win in the election ensures that ObamaCare is, and will continue to be, the...
by Mario Piperni dot Com on Nov 16, 2012

Florida Justices Remain on the Job

In your face, Rick.All three Florida justices win retention.(...)Justices R. Fred Lewis, Barbara Pariente and Peggy Quince each led about 67 percent to 33 percent with about 66 percent of the precincts reporting.The Republican Party’s executive...
by Talk to Me on Nov 6, 2012

Florida Democrats Bring Lawsuit

Vain attempt to redress electoral fraud...
by friday coming soon on Nov 4, 2012

Did Republicans Screw Themselves and Mitt Romney, Too?

Official photo of Florida Governor Rick Scott (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Since Election Day is just about a week away now, I’ve begun to wonder if in the end the Republican Party may have... Politics,news,stories,sexy girls,art,movies, and...
by seasidepostonline on Oct 28, 2012

a mixed bag of green news

Mayors can get local info on emissions… Software Calculates City-Specific Carbon Footprint – npr New poll illustrates America’s affinity for logic…Majority of Americans Believe Climate Change is Worsening Severe Weather –...
by The Alternative Consumer on Oct 11, 2012


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