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Rep. Posey's Shameful Vote

Written by | Saturday, 30 April 2011 09:34
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Rep. Posey wants to transform the nation's Medicare program from a government-run system that pays seniors' health bills into a voucher program that will be used to buy insurance from private companies. This voucher program will force seniors to shop for insurance and subject them higher deductibles, co-payments and co-insurance.

Rep. Posey's "Tin Foil Hat" Telephone Town Hall

Written by | Saturday, 30 April 2011 09:30
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Last week I listened in on Representative Bill Posey's live "Telephone Town Hall". As a constituent and anxious about the looming shut down of our Federal Government over the budget crisis I genuinely wanted to hear what my Representative in Congress was doing in Washington.

The Uterus: Taboo In Tally?

Written by | Saturday, 30 April 2011 09:25

uterus /uter·us/ (u´ter-us) pl. u´teri [L.] the hollow muscular organ in female mammals in which the blastocyst normally becomes embedded and in which the developing embryo and fetus is nourished. Its cavity opens into the vagina below and into a uterine tube on either side.

Despite the fact that 50% of us have one and 100% of us were made in one, the Florida Republican House leadership has deemed the anatomically correct term "uterus" inappropriate and offensive.

Who Needs Clean Water Anyway?

Written by | Saturday, 30 April 2011 09:17
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In 1998, the EPA told all states that they had until 2004 to develop limits on pollutants like nutrient-rich fertilizer, sewage and animal wastes that cause toxic algae blooms, kill fish and cause respiratory problems and infections among swimmers, boaters and beach goers. Florida ignored the mandate.

Action Alert - Flood The Phones

Written by | Thursday, 28 April 2011 05:01
Legislative update: of "biblical proportions".
All 6 anti-choice bills passed the House yesterday, None were amended.
This barrage of anti-choice bills by Florida legislators represents the coordinated steps underway in 2011 to dismantle women’s rights and attack women’s health. They should be tackling the budget – not attacking women.

Energy, Earthquakes, and Democracy

Written by | Tuesday, 12 April 2011 06:46
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Jay Mandle's April Money on My Mind column, "Energy, Earthquakes, and Democracy," puts the current events of Japan's nuclear disaster, the Arab push for democracy, and U.S. energy policy into perspective.

'Pink Slip' Tobia, Workman, Gov. Rick Scott and…

Written by Random Justice | Saturday, 09 April 2011 07:58
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Rep. John Tobia has filed House Bill 1425 to DECREASE MINIMUM WAGES, he supported House Bill 1405 forcing state employees to pay 5% into their retirement -- a pay cut to workers. Republicans attack the workers in HB 1021. Meanwhile, Gov. Scott gives agency heads a pay raise!

FL Republicans pass Anti-Union FL HB 1021

Written by Random Justice | Friday, 25 March 2011 07:02
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Florida Republicans rushed through House Bill 1021, the bill passed FL House by vote 73-40, to make it illegal to have public employees' union dues taken directly from their paychecks and outlaw similar voluntary deductions for political funds they support -- thus weakening organized labor financially, and politically.

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