Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (1 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites View Article Stats   No comments

Exclusive to OpEdNews:
OpEdNews Op Eds

Florida governorship for sale; highest bidder wanted!

By (about the author)     Permalink       (Page 1 of 1 pages)
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags Add to My Group(s)

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Florida politicians for sale or rent are the best investment in history!  Florida Governor Rick Scott's crony Mike Fernandez donated $1,000,000 to Scott's campaign, a nice "thank you" to Scott for 13 Medicaid contracts worth $1 billion or more, and hopefully more to come! Charlie Crist's fat-cat trial-lawyer cronies are investing millions vying for their own pet governor to appoint the judges they want.  Can't afford a governor?  Most members of the legislature will accommodate you for a fair price, and you can write all the laws you want! 

Maybe it's time for a governor who works for the people instead of special interests and party dogma? Imagine a veto for every special-interest-backed bill!   http://khavariforgovernor.com/?p=95

The media gush about the millions raised by Rick Scott and Charlie Crist in the Florida governor's race.  Scott's crony, billionaire Mike Fernandez, donated $1,000,000 himself, and raised $35 million for Scott single-handedly. Fernandez's companies are enjoying Florida Medicaid contracts worth over $1 billion and hoping for more to come.  Crist's cronies are raising millions, too.  When the media promote candidates who sell out to big money, they are promoting and perpetuating the corruption that costs us all billions every year.  Look how much political corruption costs us in Florida! http://khavariforgovernor.com/?p=95     

Florida voters may think they are faced with another "Tweedledee vs. Tweedledum" decision and picking the "lesser of two evils", Charlie Crist or Rick Scott. Which set of big-money special interests do you want to be sold to?  But don't think that not voting is the same as choosing "none of the above".  Scott and Crist were both elected governor by less than 25% of eligible voters.  The people who didn't vote could have elected someone else by a landslide if they didn't like what the Dems and Republicans had to offer. Find out how an independent governor could block corruption in Tallahassee and serve the interests of all Floridians instead of big money.  www.khavariforgovernor.com

"The lesser of two evils" is still an evil. When did we give up on the idea of choosing between "good" and "better"?  Since big-money special interests bought the game and pay the players who will accommodate them. Simple prostitution is illegal, but billion-dollar rip-offs are respectable. Rick Scott is spending $100 million on his re-election campaign, and Charlie Crist isn't too far behind.  They get the money, the special interests get whatever they want, and the people get screwed.  We don't need to put up with corruption in the governor's office any longer, and we will never end corruption in the legislature with a Democrat or Republican governor. www.khavariforgovernor.com

 

http://www.khavariforgovernor.com

Farid A. Khavari, Ph.D., is a noted economist and independent candidate for Florida governor in 2014. He is the author of 10 books including Environomics: the Economics of Environmentally Safe Prosperity (1993) and Toward a Zero Cost Economy (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact Author Contact Editor View Authors' Articles

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Seniors on Medicare overpay $1,000 per year for drugs thanks to corruption in Congress

Don't buy the big lie about the legalization of the medical marijuana in Florida!

A $10.10 or higher minimum wage will boost Florida’s economy, create more jobs and reduce government social costs.

Why corruption in Miami-Dade County must be rooted out?

Education spending is already plenty, but not enough is allocated to teacher pay!

How Good is Libertarian Economics?

Comments

The time limit for entering new comments on this article has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
No comments