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Burgess and Alvarez Bid Dade Voters Adieu With Teary Farewell Speeches

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George Burgess watches Carlos Alvarez's farewell speech.
The 29th floor of County Hall had all the ambiance of a funeral procession on Wednesday afternoon. Staffers with puffy eyes hid in cubicles, and an uncomfortable silence reigned until County Mayor Carlos Alvarez and Manager George Burgess walked into a room packed with reporters.

The day after getting overwhelmingly recalled from office, Alvarez defended his budget decisions and Burgess announced his resignation as city manager in an a pair of emotional speeches. Click through for video.


George Burgess:



Carlos Alvarez:



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Whistleblowerjose
Whistleblowerjose

Ok, the Mayor and the Commissioner are out, Know what? All I see are the savages circling County Hall in order to get some. Let’s see what fine outstanding individuals would hypothetically throw in their hats and run for the two open seats at County Hall. I bet I know. Hypothetically for the open County Commissioners seat it will most likely be an individual (You will have to do your home work) that currently holds a seat in Miami Dade. An individual that thinks he can buy the peoples vote by returning monies to the citizens from their property taxes, what a great guy. Someone who is hypothetically known to have one to many drinks and drives his car with an expired auto tag (several months in fact) putting peoples lives in danger. Some one who hypothetically had a mysterious fire in their office, destroying certain documents? I wonder what the files had in them if this person existed. Hypothetically an individual that would go to a resident’s house with a Councilman pick a fight with the homeowner and attempt to punch the homeowner, missing him and punching the Councilman instead in the face. An individual caught having an affair while married. Yup, hypothetically he would not have any problems filling the shoes of a County Commissioner if he existed.

Hypothetically as for the Mayor, why not put in an individual who is also the head of a city in Miami Dade County that has been known to associate with the lowest of the lowest of Miami Dade politics and is only in it for his friends and himself, hypothetically . Who, hypothetically has been known to associate with persons such as a family from Hialeah well known to politics. If you don’t know who they are, hypothetically they would have owned a tow truck company that was accused of dealing in stolen auto parts, owned a clothing store that had a container of stolen clothe parked in the back of the store in the early 80’s and use to place their name brand on the stolen clothe. The family, which for a price would even hypothetically, smuggle individuals from an island just off the coast of Florida into the United States, so people say. Hypothetically this person that wishes to run for Mayor would most likely be affiliated with individuals that perpetrated a 40 million dollar Ponzi-scheme against him, so he says that he did not know and was also a victim, NOT. Remember the saying “Birds of a feather flock together”. Last but not least. An individual who had multiple pre-marital affairs, one of which was with his current wife before he was caught by his ex- wife, and then claimed poverty after he hid his money from her for the divorce and who her left penniless. Wait, hypothetically he said he also lost several hundreds of thousands of dollars in the Ponzi-scheme, but yet refused to help her? Remember, hypothetically he had no money, MMMMMM. This person hypothetically also received blessings by certain builders in Miami so they can build what ever they want after he gets into office. What a scum bag, hypothetically. Thank god these people do not exist, hypothetically

rimak
rimak

WHO CARES ABOUT HIS CROCRODILE TEARS ,THEY NOT SINCERE ,HE SHOULD GO IN HIDING,HE STILL DOESN'T GET IT,HE'S SO INTO HIMSELF THAT IT' RIDICULOUS. WHY MIAMI IS ALL ABOUT CORRUPTION,I MIGHT HAVE COME FROM ANOTHER COUNTRY BUT I WAS NOT EXPECTING SUCH THING IN THE USA SPECIALY HERE IN MIAMI.I HOPE THE FEDS INVESTIGATE ALVAREZ AND HIS FOLLOWERS. I MEAN THE FEDS FROM WASHINGTON DC NOT THOSE FROM HERE I HAVE LOST ALL CONFIDENCE IN THEM. I HOPE ALVAREZ GETS WHAT COMING TO HIM. WE SHOULD ALSO RECALL SKELETON RICK SCOTT,WITH HIS AGENDA FLORIDA WILL SINK,THE DUMMIES WHO VOTED FOR HIM WILL SOON BE AFFECTED BY THE DECISION HE'LL BE MAKING, IT WILL BE A LAUGHING MATTER,YOU IDIOTS.

$3.5 BILLION bill
$3.5 BILLION bill

Carlos Alvarez and George Burgess should have left years ago. Unfortunately, they left the taxpayers stuck with a $3.5 BILLION bill for the Marlins Stadium and Garage.

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