The 2010 elections brought a spate of Conservative Republican governors to office, and none have been more Conservative, more combative and more aggressive than
’s Governor Rick Scott. Florida
Gov. Scott took control of the office, and really took control of the office. Coming from the private sector, Gov. Scott decided
should be operated like a business, and in a business if the CEO wants to do something, he or she does it. The result, a series of lawsuits challenging the Governor’s authority. Florida
In the first lawsuit, the Governor
Jason Henry for The New York Times
was sued in June by a blind
woman collecting food stamps. The woman, Rosalie Whiley, said Governor Scott had delayed a rule that made it easier for her to collect food stamps. Miami
And in an unusual decision, the Florida Supreme Court sided with the blind woman.
The Governor of course was highly upset that he could not make it more difficult for the blind to obtain food.
“It’s a disappointment,” Mr. Scott said, about the decision. “You know, think about it
Not a good suggestion Mr. Scott, most people when they think about it will probably want to make it easier, not more difficult for the blind to be able to eat.
Going forward Gov. Scott faces more court action.
|Justice is Blind Gov. Scott|
That's Probably Why the
Blind Woman Won Her Case
He is being sued for requiring state agencies to test job applicants for drugs and conduct random screening on existing employees (none are taking place pending the outcome of the suit).
Three unions representing state workers, including the teachers’ union, filed a class-action suit against the governor for taking 3 percent of their salaries and shifting the money into the pension system. . .
the union that represents state correctional officers is suing him in the hope of derailing a plan to privatize 30
prisons . . . Florida
|Can't Have These People Voting|
Democratic, Can We Gov. Scott
Well keep up the good work Governor, and remember, Mr. Obama is just dying for you to endorse his opponent in 2012. Think you can do that without being sued?