Corruption Risk Report: Florida Ethics Laws 2 Executive Summary

Florida led the U.S. in federal public corruption convictions from 2000 – 2010, according to U.S.Department of Justice data. Corruption was a top ten factor Forbes magazine pointed to in 2012 when it named three Florida cities to its list of America’s Most Miserable Cities: #1 Miami, #4 West Palm Beach and #7 Fort Lauderdale. Florida also received a failing grade for ethics enforcement agencies on the Florida Corruption Risk Report Card released in 2012 by State Integrity Investigation.Florida faces a corruption crisis that threatens the state’s reputation, its economy and its ability to attract new jobs and capital. While implementing the ethics reform solutions presented in this report may not decrease the number of corruption convictions in Florida, it would certainly help the state move towards an A grade on the Corruption Risk Report Card and begin to improve the state’s reputation at a time when there is significant competition for jobs.
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Florida Department of Children and Families Has Failed

Angela Guinn:

So I have to start by saying the Florida Department of Children and Families Has Failed many people through the years…. While they were still HRS they Failed me I was not removed from my home while I was being Sexually abused by my step father while there had been proof that something had happened nothing was done this man also got off on a technicality and served no time in Jail. Many years later the system is still a failure losing kids in the system, placing kids where they should not be placed and even breaking protocol. Why do I say this well, Starting March 31, 2009 My children were removed from my care for two months prior i had been fighting with DCF for Medicaid I was receiving unemployment 600 a month but yet myself, and my two kids that were with me (Jason and heather) were making too much to qualify for Medicaid….I begged because I knew my mental state was fading I knew I was in depression and needed help but couldn’t get that help unless i had Medicaid. A week before March 31, 2009 my ex husband brought my daughter Katlin to me and said he couldn’t handle her so I said fine i would take her… I didn’t seem to have any problems out of her while she was with me. except realizing a child with adhd needs to come home do homework and then play. The day she had a half day of school I figured she could do her homework at 4 when she usually did it so i let her go outside to play. well honestly the homework didn’t get done and i sent a note to the teacher and to my amazement the teacher understood and let her make it up. March 31, 2009 DCF showed up with two sheriffs’ officers and took the kids I did explain to the worker that I knew I was depressed and that yes i had issues and i needed help they had already contacted Katlins dad to come get her. When asked if they could contact my mother or other family members for Jason and Heather They said they already had a place they were going to. It is my understanding of the law before the court hearing with in 24 to 48 hours that they are to try to place with family and they did not. we went to court the next morning and the judge told DCF they had 24 hours to get me in for an evaluation this being court ordered I had to work on it myself at 4pm the next day I made myself the appointment and took the court papers with me. Diagnosis PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), major Depressive Disorder, and Anxiety.

I was told if I needed help with apts etc to contact the worker and they would help, when I did ask for help it was not provided except on occasion. this went on for several months saying I was not complying with the case and I was trying but I needed help they wanted me to work which I was doing but did not want to provide visits after work hours so i would have to take days off. That is a catch 22 basically you don’t work you don’t get your kids back you don’t follow visits you don’t get your kids back you lose your job because you talk off work too much you don’t get your kids back you lose your transportation cause you cant afford gas or your car payment cause you take off and lose your job… well you get what i am saying. This went on through July… July 17, my mother came over to let me know I had to be in court for another case involving my Daughter Katlin and William at their Fathers house. They were removed from his care as were his other two children. Katlin had bruises on the scalp two black-eyes and her ear was black and blue.
and another bruise found on her back, just under the shoulder blade…. I went to court talked to the caseworker and she showed me the pictures of Katlin it was horrifying I could not believe what i was seeing and the fact that her father allowed this to happen. Not only was that but her father allowing William 8 at the time to medicate himself. William was placed in a foster home without Katlin. She was in another foster home, in another county. Brandy (Dustins wife/ the step mother of my children/ and my cousin) was arrested for child abuse of Katlin. She was Charged and eventually plead guilty, Third degree Felony Child Abuse.
About a month after the children were removed I got a call saying that I needed to go to the centers to meet William that he had tried to commit suicide. When I got to the centers I met William who was happy to see me. I gave him a hug he looked at the clock on the wall and turned and said “Mommy I have to take this now” as he pulled an orange pill out of his pocket, there was no bottle no prescription on him in anyway… I asked William what it was and he said it was his rispridone….

I know that that drug is usually used for bipolar there for is a felony if there is no script with it and an 8 yr old is carrying this pill in his pocket. Not to mention his foster mom allowed this to happen she gave it to him so he could take it when he needed to and the worker that came with William didn’t know he had it in his pocket. I did tell William that he could not take it because the doctor had to look at him first and ok it. Which the doctor did not ok. William admitted he had tied a rope around his neck two days prior. This devastated me that it happened two days before and was not reported until this day he was at the centers, The foster mom is an EMT therefore she knows better than most that it should have been reported right then. I told my concerns to DCF and they told me they would look into it they did not remove him from this care… they told her “don’t do it again”…other incidents happened failure to give meds several days in a row and still nothing was done. eventually William was placed, back in the care of his father and Brandy was frequently over to see Dustin, Williams father… once again William was removed from Dustin and then placed with Barbra, brandy’s mother whom brandy was living with I questioned this action because brandy was in the home and I was told that he is not in Brandy’s care…but a couple months later he was placed in Brandy’s care I questioned this also because before a child can be placed in someone’s care they have to have a background check and a violent history is a denial in this case she was allowed to take my son and she was on probation for third degree felony child abuse on his sister Katlin. Once again he was placed back with his father, Until October of last year. William was once again removed I was notified that William was removed and had to appear in court by phone since i am now in Michigan. Williams father was admitted to the Centers and I didn’t know what for … My mother called me that evening and let William talk to me I asked no questions regarding his father but William said “you know mom, dad is in the centers cause he was going to kill himself because he failed a polygraph test” polygraph coming out of Williams mouth did not surprise me…because in first grade he went to school and asked his teacher if she knew what MRSA stood for the teacher asked him what it stood for and he said Methacillin Resistant Staphylococcus Areaus big words for a first grader but always asked to look at my medical dictionary and asked questions I held nothing back if he wanted to learn.

William was placed in foster care where Jason and Heather were for a little over a year I was being jerked around they said they were going to send him up here to live with me and i was already for it and then they said they were going to send to his father again and then his father was found guilty of sexual battery therefore William could not be returned to Dustin. Just before the last hearing the case worker Yolanda called me and told me they were thinking of placing William back with Brandy. I told her absolutely not and explained that she had been charged in the abuse of Williams sister which she already knew since this is the same worker throughout the case with the exception of the first month which was a male worker of whom i had dated in the past and it was a conflict of interest and we both asked for there to be another worker as it was a conflict of interest but did not explain to what extent it was. Yolanda told me that William was not the victim in the case and that she would be able to care for him. When asked why they were now not considering me for placement I was told that it is because i lost my job… I am not going to lie I was very heated over that and told her that there are people everyday that don’t have jobs and care for their kids just fine. I am keeping up with my bills. Yolanda also told me that the court would call me in two days cause that was our hearing. To my surprise Marion county courts did not call, when they had called every time before that. The decision was to send him to live with Brandy. William went to live with Brandy on the 28th of December 2012. I have been told by a source that wishes me not to give her name but is a family member that Brandy has had Dustin over to see the kids several times. This source is in Florida and said she knows for a fact that this has happened. I am tired of getting nowhere when I ask the news, newspapers, and other sources for help. Reporting this to the Head of DCF in Florida in Tallahassee I was basically given a lie to shut me up. This lie was that the worker had been fired when my mother showed up in court well the worker was still there…. So if the head haunchos in Tallahassee are covering things up too where do i go for help now….Washington? Where Do I start? Here? I am writing this not only to expose Florida’s DCF system and Marion county court system but also for help and answers. DCF in Florida looks at it as though I don’t care for my kids, The thing is I do I care for them enough to say yes I screwed up and I was a mess, I also care for them to try to find out answers to questions no matter how long it takes hoping to change laws.

That system can not honestly say they know what people feel like, their psychological evals are not realistic by no means having your children taken from you and experiencing it twice in less than a year who would not feel angry and upset not to mention calling them on their screw-up’s and nothing being done about it where a normal parent would have the child removed from their care a foster parent is slapped on the hand and told not to do it again….yeah I think I have that right to be angry with out being told that i have anger issues because lets face it anyone enduring that much hurt and loss would be normal to be angry, sad and depressed. So if anyone out there can help with information on where i can go to get help…. I dont know if i could sue the state but am so willing to do what i can to change something with that system.

Angela Guinn:

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Two of the five worst-run cities in America are in South Florida.



Miami and Hialeah ranked in the top five in the list, compiled by 24/7 Wall St. and reported in the South Florida Business Journal. The list looks at the local economies, fiscal management and quality of life measures for the 100 largest cities in the U.S.

Miami ranked the second-worst-run city in America. The city has one of the lowest median household incomes at under $29,000 and experienced a 43.5 percent plunge in median home value between 2007 and 2011, according to 24/7 Wall St.

At No. 5 was Hialeah, having also experienced a 44 percent decline in home prices. In addition, the city has the third-lowest median household income at $27,208 and about 40 percent of residents have no health insurance, 24/7 Wall St. reported.

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What will you give up?

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Be ever Vigilant in the Protection of your Rights.

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Request for help and support.

Sometimes we  need someone to listen, sometimes we need support of others who have been in our shoes, sometimes we need someone to point us in the right direction or offer encouragement. If you have been a victim of any Social or Human Services, DHS, DCF, HRS, ect., victim of a bias and unjust court, victim of a corrupt Judge, you will have found out that while you have friends and family who love and support you they just do not understand. That even when they want to believe you they still wonder just a bit, after all the government is there to protect our families.

If you need someone to talk to, if you want to connect with others that are VICTIMS, yes Victims of Human Services check out these facebook pages.

http://www.facebook.com/groups/fightingforfamiliies/?ref=ts&fref=ts

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Take the time to like peoples post, leave comments on blogs and spread the news of our very corrupt government. We the people must be heard. We are powerful in numbers.We must support each other.Show your support today like and leave comments everywhere.

Thank you

 

Randy Kluge

 

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Lorraine Lundblad Port Charlotte Florida Certified Contractor Licensing Investigator

 

By: Conservative Woman

Port Charlotte authorities charge $500 fine for painting a house

Investors Beware:  In a depressed housing market, city officials are hell bent on making money on your dime.

“I bought a house for investment purposes in Port Charlotte, Florida about two months ago, in early October,” said real estate investor, Randy Kluge.

Before

The house needed a new roof, so I proceeded to get a permit, he said.  “The two city inspections of the roof passed and no structural changes were needed.”

I decided to complete minor drywall updates and paint the house, he said.  “That is when all hell broke loose.”

“I received a call from city official Lorraine Lundblad, a certified contractor licensing investigator who is employed by the city of Port Charlotte,” he said.

Dry In

She advised that I needed to be a licensed painter in order to paint my own house that I purchased with my own money, Kluge said.  “It is outrageous that I am not permitted to paint my own house.”

This is my money, my investment, but it is not up to me, it is up to the government what I can and cannot do, he said.

This smacks of an authoritative dictatorship, not a constitutional Republic, he said.

Before going into her office I inquired over the phone whether this is real, because I was shocked at the claim that I was not permitted to paint my own property, he said.  “She intimated that we could work out a deal.”

After

As soon as I walked into her office to discuss the specifics of the law, and whether a fine is appropriate, she served me a fine issuance in the amount of $500, Kluge said.

“I was told I needed a permit to paint my own property,” he said.

My advice to investors all across the state of Florida is this:  Do not invest in Port Charlotte.  The city government are thieves and play loose with the truth, he said.

“If the city government can produce laws that fine investors for painting their own house, then the city should not get our business,” he said.

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Pam Bondi Stop Your Evil Campaign To “Take the Kids”

Calling on Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi to Stop Her Evil Campaign to “Take the Kids”

 

Since being elected in the Tea Party wave in 2010, Florida’s Attorney General Pam Bondi has failed the citizens of the good state of Florida.  She pretends to support the Constitution but she does not, particularly when it comes to family protection and Constitutional rights.

 

The rights of parents to the care, custody and nurture of their children is of such character that it cannot be denied without violating those fundamental principles of liberty and justice which lie at the base of all our civil and political institutions, and such right is a fundamental right protected by this amendment (First) and Amendments 5, 9, and 14. Doe v. Irwin, 441 F Supp 1247; U.S. D.C. of Michigan, (1985).

We have documented evidence to show that Florida’s Dept. of Children and Families, headed by AG Pam Bondi, is kidnapping children from their own families without due process, in order to place them in foster homes and collect enormous amounts of the nation’s tax payer funds.  They also use those funds to balance county budgets.

 

 

“Parents right to rear children without undue governmental interference is a fundamental component of due process.” Nunez by Nunez v. City of San Diego, 114 F3d 935 (9th Cir. 1997)

 

Later, the Dept. of Children and Families will take in cash bonuses for terminating parental rights and giving children to adoptive parents.

 

While it is a noble cause to adopt children in need, adoptive parents unfortunately are kept in the dark about the true facts surrounding the real parents or guardians.  In fact most caseworkers, child protection investigators, Guardians ad Litem and assistant attorney generals will distort, invent, confuse, and create circumstances that do not exist.

 

 

The Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment requires that severance in the parent-child relationship caused by the state occur only with rigorous protections for individual liberty interests at stake. Bell v. City of Milwaukee, 746 F 2d 1205; US Ct App 7th Cir WI, (1984).

Pam Bondi and the Florida Dept. of Children and Families are not in the business of assisting families; they are in the business of breaking families up.  All it takes is one anonymous abuse hotline call, and say good bye to your children.  The Child Protection Investigator swoops in with the police in tow, harass, threaten, intimidate, and confuse families into believing they are there to help.

 

Law and court procedures that are “fair on their faces” but administered “with an evil eye or a heavy hand” was discriminatory and violates the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Yick Wo v. Hopkins, 118 US 356, (1886).

 

This is precisely when the nightmare begins.  They will remove your children with a smile on their faces saying, “We are keeping them safe.”  They will tell you that you will see a judge within 24 hours and have an opportunity to explain.

If you are lucky enough to see a judge, the Assistant Attorney General under the direction of AG Pam Bondi will start the false allegations campaign against your family.

 

One of the most precious rights possessed by parents is the right to raise their children free of government interference. That right, “more precious than mere property rights,” is a liberty interest, protected by the substantive and procedural Due Process Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment. Stanley v. Illinois, 405 U.S. 645, 92 S.Ct. 1208, 31 L.Ed.2d 551 (1972).



Once the Florida Dept. of Children and Families, under the direction of AG Pam Bondi, ruthlessly gain custody of our children, they do not want to give the children back, no matter what the family does.

 

They dangle children like carrots.  Parents desperate to regain custody of their children will do anything.  They enter into safety plans, and subject themselves to visitation by crooked government officials who are on a mission to get the kids by any means.

 

The right of a parent not to be deprived of parental rights without a showing of fitness, abandonment or substantial neglect is so fundamental and basic as to rank among the rights contained in this Amendment (Ninth) and Utah’s Constitution, Article 1 § 1. In re U.P., 648 P 2d 1364; Utah, (1982).

Here’s our message to AG Pam Bondi:  Please stop interfering with our Constitutional rights to be parents to our own children.  It is an emotional, financial, physical beat down of families.  We want you to help us.  Please stop the madness that is destroying families. If you are courageous enough to help us, we will make you our hero.

 

 

No bond is more precious and none should be more zealously protected by the law as the bond between parent and child.” Carson v. Elrod, 411 F Supp 645, 649; DC E.D. VA (1976).

For more information please read

 

A report from the National Coalition for Child Protection Reform

“Shadow on the Sunshine state – How Florida’s war against child abuse became a war against children.”

 

http://www.nccpr.org/reports/shadowonthesunshinestate.pdf

Please sign our petition to end Florida corruption

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/993/330/099/end-florida-corruption/

 

If you are an attorney and are interested in commencing a class action lawsuit, please contact me.

 

Randy Kluge

941-915-1046

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Mary Soorus, Esquire, Assistant Attorney General for Children’s Legal Services Hillsborough County

 

 

Story to come real soon.

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The State Of Florida Is Child Trafficking Children For Money?

By: Randy Kluge

Calling all Whistleblowers who work for the Florida Dept. of Children and Families, Child Protective Services and the Guardian ad Litem program.

 

Enough is enough.  The State of Florida is child trafficking children for money.  They do not care about safety, the law, or family rights.  All they care about is the money.

This is how it works.  They take our children away from parents for anything.  Your house is a mess.  Your children have special needs.  Or, you decide to home school.

 

One way or another they will try to take your children.  All it takes is one anonymous 911 call to the abuse hotline and the Dept. of Children and Families will swoop in and take your kids.

Once your child or children is in foster care, they dangle them like carrots.  They force parents into so-called “safety plans” forcing them to take parenting courses, drug rehab, psycho analysis testing, and the list goes on and on.

 

All of this is funded by federal tax payer dollars.  The Dept. of stealing children together with their cohorts in the Guardian’s offices are using children to make money.

I know. I know.  It is difficult to imagine.  But trust us.  We know.  It has happened to so many families, no one is exempt.  Your family can be next.

 

That is why we are calling on the workers for the Department of Children and Families, Child Protective Services, or the Guardian ad Litem program to contact us.

We are starting a new media campaign to end this corruption that breaks up families and hurts children beyond your imagination.

Attorney General Pam Bondi and Governor Rick Scott will do nothing to help us.  We have tried, over and over, to get them to conduct an investigation into this important matter.  They do nothing.

Pam Bondi and Governor Rick Scott

Why?  They are permitting county government to absorb excess funds collected for foster care children to balance county budgets.

Do you get the picture?  The State of Florida has become so accustomed in receiving federal funds for so called abused and neglected children, that without the constant flow of federal dollars, they would not be able to balance their budgets.

Please.  We are begging that you come clean.  Save the children, for real.  Be a whistleblower.  Look at your conscience.  You know what they do.  They steal children for money.

It does not get more corrupt than this.  We need your help.  Please email Sarasota Crooked Lawyers with your comments and/or suggestions.  Your help is imperative in so that we stop the government from breaking up families and destroying lives.

 

Randy Kluge

 

Email

wantedforcorruption@gmail.com

By: Randy Kluge

 

 

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