Violent Sexual Predators Held Indefinitely – For A Profit

Posted: Jun 09, 2015 8:46 PM EST Updated: Jun 09, 2015 8:46 PM EST Andrea Praegitzer, NBC-2 6/9/15 — ARCADIA, FLa. — There’s only one place in the entire country where violent sexual predators are committed indefinitely that is run by a for-profit company.

It’s in Arcadia, Florida – on the outskirts of town, […]

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Rick Scott Signs Terrible Law Expanding Florida DCF’s Power

One of the least desirable features of a representative democracy is that often, poorly thought out legislation is rammed through with little thought as a gross overreaction to immediate public outrage. Such is the case with the child welfare law signed into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott today. The gist of this story […]

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Breaking: Rick Scott Has Financial Ties to Company Fracking Our Everglades

The Everglades is sacred to native Floridians.  So much so that politicians on both sides of the aisle ran on protecting it, including Jeb, his idiot brother, Mitt Romney, and even the environment-hating Allen freaking West. No politician in Florida has ever actually run against the Everglades–until now.

We were shocked in September 2011 […]

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Florida Pays $800K To Fix Governor’s Mansion

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — Did you know your hard-earned tax dollars are paying for upgrades at Gov. Rick Scott’s Tallahassee mansion? Gov. Scott has repeatedly pledged to slash government spending since his 2010 election yet more than $800,000 has been spent for substantial improvements to the Greek Revival mansion where he and his wife live.

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Governor Phony Rick Scott?

Fourteen months from the next election, Gov. Rick Scott’s sales pitch is clear. He portrays himself as the education governor, the defender of the environment and the advocate for open records. He’s the jobs governor, and he has empathy for Floridians without health coverage. Don’t be fooled by the packaging. It’s a facade that […]

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Pam Bondi Delays Marshall Lee Gore Execution To Attend Her Campaign Fundraiser

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi was a staunch supporter of Gov. Rick Scott’s Timely Justice Act, a controversial law that speeds up executions in the state by restricting “frivolous” appeals by inmates.

 

Yet one such execution was just postponed for another month so that Bondi can attend a Tampa fundraiser for her re-election […]

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The DCF Debacle

Former secretary David Wilkins took a reformed agency backward.

David Wilkins

David Wilkins, former secretary of the Florida Department of Children and Families, resigned July 18 following the deaths of five toddlers who were under DCF supervision.

AP FILE PHOTO / 2011

Published: Monday, July 29, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. Last Modified: […]

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Be ever Vigilant in the Protection of your Rights.

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45 Year Ban On Dyeing Chicks, Bunnies Ends With Scott’s OK

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – After 45 years, Florida residents once again have the legal right to dye bunnies and chickens bright neon colors to give children for Easter gifts, despite the fact the law change has been decried by animal rights advocates statewide.

The change in a law put in place in the ’60s […]

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Effingham Illinois DCFS Stole A Year Of My Son’s Life

 

Effingham, Illinois

    Hello, my name is Shannon (Thompson) Black. My story started back in Feb 2010, when my 12 year old son (at that time) drew a stick figure drawing at the alternative school he was attending in Effingham, Illinois. It’s a small safe school he was attending to receive […]

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