Tag: Rick Scott

Florida Sen. Rick Scott to Governors: Don’t Accept Stimulus Money

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) It’s said that on the ninth day of creation, God got hungry and because it was late, the only thing open was a 7-Eleven, and God was forced to eat day-old taquitos, which made him vomit and thus, Florida was born. Advertisement Florida, the ass pimple of America, continues to […]

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The Damnable Senators of the Republican Party

Some Republican senators appeared moved by the presentation. Others were not. “Well, you know, I mean, you have a summer where people all over the country were doing similar kinds of things,” Missouri Senator Roy Blunt said after the presentation, apparently referring to the George Floyd protests and riots last year. “I don’t know what […]

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Congress Is the Problem Child of American Democracy

“This is why Congress needs time to actually read this package before voting on it,” New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter, referring to the streaming provisions. “Members of Congress have not read this bill. It’s over 5000 pages, arrived at 2pm today, and we are told to expect a vote on it in […]

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We See You, COVID-19. We See You

Rick Scott got that Rona.Photo: SAUL LOEB There are really only two kinds of people in this world: Those of us who wear masks, practice social distancing and stay inside as much as possible, and assholes. Advertisement Or Republicans. Same thing, really. As such, Republican states and Republican operatives are basically breeding grounds for COVID-19. […]

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The Great GOP Dystopian Experiment Is Working Exactly as Planned in Florida

But the real centerpiece of Scott’s and the GOP’s voter suppression efforts lay in their thirst to prevent the restoration of voting rights to convicted felons who have rehabilitated themselves. In Florida, convicts seeking their stripped civil rights long had to submit to an onerous, years-long process to get clemency from the governor. As The […]

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