Rick Scott Is Embarrassed by Using Email

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Your grandma probably has an email address, even if it is only to forward you weird chain letters. Everyone uses email these days. Everyone but Rick Scott, apparently. The man has asked constituents not to email him because he gets "embarrassed" by the form of communication. For a governor who has held town halls on Twitter and Facebook, that seems awfully fishy.

"If you have any questions, don't hesitate to send me [a letter] -- I don't have email," Scott told a group of state workers at the Department of Elderly Affairs. "It's easier if I never get emailed. I get embarrassed by it that way. It's not as easy to communicate."

How peculiar. The governor hasn't hesitated to communicate with constituents through Facebook and Twitter events. He also used social media during his campaign and once owned a portion of a social networking site aimed at Latinos.

The governor also sent possibly unethical emails to state workers.

Plus there is a page titled "Email the Governor" on his official website.

Oh, wait, this is also the governor who doesn't seem to love the idea of the state's Sunshine Laws, and emails would leave an electronic paper trail that the media could easily obtain.

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Always against liars
Always against liars

Can we get this crook out of office by impeachment ? Wouldn't using e-mail be in his job requirements ? If he can't fulfill his job requirements he should be fired immediately, any of us would be fired !!!

rimak
rimak

ARE YOU KIDDING ME WHAT IN THE WORLD FLORIDA KEPT ELECTING WORTHLESS ,ILLITERATE IGNORANT ,STUPID ,DUMB,ARROGANT ,BLACK TEA BAGGERS HATERS ,INCOMPETANT,INEXPERIENCED ,CORRUPT, THIEVES, FELLOWS, BUT THE PEOPLE WHO VOTED FOR RICK THE EXTRA TERRESTRE ,I BET ARE BITING THEIR FINGERS,HA HA HA,THEY DIDN' T THINK A SECOND THAT THE DECISIONS HE WOULD BE MAKING COULD AFFECT THEM TODAY,YOU GET WHAT YOU PAID FOR,I BET AGAIN THAT THEY THE ONES WHO GONNA INSTIGATE THE RECALL EFFORT,WILL BE THE FIRST ONES TO VOTE AND REMOVE HIS ASS FROM OFFICE. RICK DOES NOT CARE ABOUT THE TEACHERS BECAUSE HIS STUPIDS UGLY KIDS GO TO PRIVATE SCHOOL,HE DOESN' T GIVE A FLYING SHIT. HE NEEDS TO REMEMBER THAT SOMEONE WAS THERE TO TEACH HIM READING AND WRITING. I HAVE A MESSAGE FOR HIS MOTHER MISSES SCOTT WHEREVER HER NAME IS, YOUR SON IS NOTHING BUT A SELFISH LIVING EVIL,CONTRADICTING YOUR MESSAGE DURING HIS STUPID CAMPAIGN,I QUOTE ,<< MY SON IS A GOOD BOY>> YEH RIGHT.

limpwrist
limpwrist

Florida Governor Rick Scott has a mob associate in his leadership coalition. The man to help Florida get back on track is none other than Joe Ardolina of American Truck Sales (Sterling Designs Inc). He's a former vice president in the now defunct H&W Refuse Service who's president was Anthony Carione, fingered by Florida law enforcement along with his brother Frank Carione, as then active figures in the underworld. Another brother, Joseph Carione, pleaded guilty to defrauding the government as a co-defendant in a case that involved currently jailed Colombo crime boss Andrew Russo.

Ardolina's other defunct business, RITE-WAY SANITATION CORP., incorporated in Florida, uses the same name that was incorporated by Frank Carione in New York.-Scott's page listing Ardolina webcache.googleusercontent.com...

Anthony Carione, brother of Frank Carione. Pg. 250; Space, Time, and Organized Crime. Alan Block

Frank Carione of Rite-Way Sanitation Corp. & Grand Carting. Pg. 46. www.justice.gov/atr/cases/f215...

Newsday article linking then owner of Grand Carting, Joseph Carione, to Colombo crime boss Andrew Russo. "A Court Littered In Guilty Pleas / Illegal hauling netscarters" 19-FEB-99 by Donna Brutkoski and Edward W. Lempinen.

Mauricio
Mauricio

can we get this bitch OUT?!?!?! thanks.

Mikenole
Mikenole

How can we get this clown out of office?

anon1
anon1

Florida Senate - 2011 SB 1700 By Senator Margolis 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to recall; creating s. 100.365, F.S.; 3 providing procedures for recall from office of the 4 Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, members of the 5 Cabinet, and legislators; requiring that proponents of 6 the recall register as a political committee; 7 prescribing the methods and timeframes for initiating 8 and conducting the recall; providing ballot language; 9 authorizing the adoption of rules; providing a 10 contingent effective date. 11 12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 13 14 Section 1. Section 100.365, Florida Statutes, is created to 15 read: 16 100.365 Recall election of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, 17 members of the Cabinet, and legislators.— 18 (1) In accordance with s. 8, Art. VI of the State 19 Constitution, the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, a member of 20 the Cabinet, or a legislator may be removed from office by the 21 electors before the official’s term expires. A person may be 22 removed from elective office pursuant to the procedures provided 23 in this section. The method of removing persons from elective 24 office provided in this section is in addition to any other 25 method provided by state law. 26 (2) The proponent of a recall petition shall, prior to 27 obtaining any signatures, register as a political committee 28 pursuant to s. 106.03 and submit the text of the proposed recall 29 petition to the Secretary of State, with the form on which the 30 signatures will be affixed, and obtain the approval of the 31 Secretary of State of such form. The Secretary of State shall 32 prescribe by rule the style and requirements of the form in 33 accordance with this section and s. 8, Art. VI of the State 34 Constitution. 35 (3) The recall of a public official is initiated by 36 delivering to the Secretary of State a petition containing the 37 name of the person sought to be recalled and the alleged reason 38 for the recall. The alleged reason for the recall is not 39 reviewable. Proponents have 120 days to circulate and file the 40 signed petitions. 41 (4) A recall petition form circulated for signatures may 42 not be bundled with or attached to any other petition. Each 43 signature shall be dated when signed and shall be valid for the 44 duration of the recall, provided all other requirements of law 45 are met. The proponent shall submit signed and dated forms to 46 the appropriate supervisor of elections for verification as to 47 the number of registered electors whose valid signatures appear 48 on the forms. The supervisor shall promptly verify the 49 signatures within 30 days after receipt of the petition forms 50 and payment of the fee required by s. 99.097. The supervisor 51 shall promptly record, in the manner prescribed by the Secretary 52 of State, the date each form is received by the supervisor and 53 the date the signature on the form is verified as valid. The 54 supervisor may verify that the signature on a form is valid only 55 if: 56 (a) The form contains the original signature of the 57 purported elector. 58 (b) The purported elector has accurately recorded on the 59 form the date on which he or she signed the form. 60 (c) The form accurately sets forth the purported elector’s 61 name, street address, county, and voter registration number or 62 date of birth. 63 (d) The purported elector is, at the time he or she signs 64 the petition, a duly qualified and registered elector authorized 65 to vote in the county in which his or her signature is 66 submitted. 67 68 The supervisor shall retain the signature petitions for at least 69 1 year after the conclusion of the recall process. 70 (5) The Secretary of State shall determine from the 71 signatures verified by the supervisors of elections the total 72 number of verified valid signatures and the distribution of such 73 signatures by county, when appropriate. Upon a determination 74 that the requisite number and distribution of valid signatures 75 have been obtained, the Secretary of State shall at once serve 76 upon the person sought to be recalled a certified copy of the 77 petition and shall notify the Governor that a recall election 78 shall be held in accordance with s. 8, Art VI of the State 79 Constitution. 80 (6) The ballots for the recall election shall state: “Shall 81 .... be removed from the office of .... by recall?” followed by 82 the word “yes” and also by the word “no.” Immediately 83 thereafter, the names of the candidates who are seeking to fill 84 the remainder of that term of office, if vacated, shall be 85 listed. 86 (7) The Secretary of State, as chief election officer of 87 the state, may adopt rules to administer this section. 88 Section 2. This act shall take effect on the effective date 89 of an amendment to the State Constitution approved by the 90 electors at the general election to be held in November 2012 91 which authorizes, or removes impediment to, enactment by the 92 Legislature of the provisions of this act.

Ernie Sandoval
Ernie Sandoval

I'm still scratching my head trying to figure out HOW Rock Scott was ever elected Governor. Didn't he rip off Medicare for $1.8 BILLION? Which says a lot about Florida and the embrace of indifference, complacency, and apathy by those that allowed it. No wonder its a giant refugee camp.

nevernot
nevernot

73 million dollars buys a lot of absentee votes....

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