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Florida Legislature 'hurting the people on purpose'



Howard Troxler writes: 

You and I just got the ultimate shaft from the Florida Legislature.

In broad daylight on Wednesday, with no shame, the Florida Senate voted to ax two members of the state Public Service Commission because they voted against higher electric rates.

They will be replaced with new PSC member-stooges, hand-picked and forced upon the governor, who must choose from a list the Legislature gives him.

The Florida Legislature has gone insane. It is hurting the people of Florida on purpose.

Here is what the Republican leaders of the Legislature think: that the people of Florida are too stupid to know it. Too disconnected from politics. Too busy watching American Idol

Read more here: Florida Senate to the people: Pay more, drop dead


[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 11:32am]


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