Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 11-11-11
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Scott Overreach: Court Erred, "Unjustified In Blocking The Will Of The People's Elected Representative"
Remember when Gov. Rick Scott unveiled those severe budget cuts last February? To justify those deep cuts, he said this.
How Florida GOP Throws Good Money After Bad
By Daniel Tilson
West Palm Beach Liberal Examiner
Ugly new details have now surfaced about Florida Republican legislators giving corporations massive tax cuts, cash giveaways and regulatory free rides for the last fifteen years, while getting way too little back in the way of economic stimulus for the state.
Right-Wingers Say Non-Existent ACORN is Running Occupy Orlando and Trying to Destroy America
By Kenneth Quinnell
Florida Progressive Coalition
The video above is being touted by right-wing bloggers as "proof" that ACORN, SEIU and other groups are a shadowy socialist conspiracy behind the Occupy Wall Street movement.
The (Tea) Party's Over: Top Republicans Shunning Florida Tea Party
By Trish Ponder
When you think of the Florida tea party, the names Gov. Rick Scott and Sen. Marco Rubio come to mind but neither man came to their state's tea party convention this weekend.
Almost half of Florida voters think Republicans are purposely sabotaging economic recovery
By David Nir
I find these numbers to be a cause for optimism--it shows that if Barack Obama and Democrats in general are willing to make this argument, it will meet with a receptive audience.