October 23, 2011

Florida Gains 110,300 Private Sector Jobs While Shrinking Government Jobs

Gov. Rick Scott: Florida’s unemployment rate for September is fell to 10.6 percent — down 1.3 percent since I took office and a decrease in unemployment in the state for 6 of the last 9 months. This puts our unemployment rates in Florida over the last five months at the lowest in two years while the national unemployment rate has gone up during the same period.

Florida has gained 110,300 private sector jobs while shrinking the size of government. That’s a net gain of 23,300 jobs in September alone, and a total net gain of 92,400 jobs since January.

Perhaps most significantly, Florida’s 12-month job growth percentage rate has (+1.3 percent) outpaced the nation (+1.1 percent) for the first time in three and a half years (since February 2007).

Florida is headed in the right direction. But with so many Floridians still looking for work, we have much to do.

That's why last week, I unveiled several proposals to boost job creation for the coming year. These proposals would re-prioritize state transportation projects to move projects that create the most long-term jobs to the head of the line, it would require that unemployment recipients who can't pass a basic job skills test take workforce training so they can get jobs and we'll reduce taxes for small businesses across the state.

I'm working every day to keep this momentum going and I won't rest until we get Florida back to work. Thank you for your continued support.

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October 18, 2011

St. Augustine Florida Hotel Fires Man For Honoring The USA

Bill Smith: As a retired military, I can hardly stand knowing that anyone was prohibited from wearing, let alone being  fired for wearing a U.S. flag pin right here in in the USA. I have made many a trip to St. Augustine, Florida, a beautiful city and tourist stopping point. It is stories like this that tarnish the image of St. Augustine. I don't care what the policy of the hotel was or is regarding pins. In this situation, the 20,000 veterans in the area need to let the Casa Monica Hotel to get their head out of their backside.

"Right minded" Bobbie Eberle posted the following as a lead in and his opinion on the story previously reported by News 4, Jacksonville, Florida. So as not to confuse anyone, the entire article is posted with a link to the News 4 video is at their site, just click the below image.

Military bloggers and other patriot bloggers should promote this story. While leaving comments on Eberle's site is nice, even better would be your letting the Casa Monica Hotel know your opinions. Let us know if and when you contact them and if possible, what they had to say in response.

Bobby Eberle, GOPUSA
By Bobby Eberle, GOPUSA: After two years of wearing an American flag pin on his jacket lapel, the front desk supervisor at a downtown hotel in St. Augustine, Florida was told to "remove it or go home." He chose to go home, and now he has been fired for his actions. It's one thing for a hotel or any company to have appearance guidelines, and it's quite another to suppress a modest show of patriotism. We should be promoting patriotism... not punishing it.

His name is Sean May and he is at the heart of a brewing story between his supporters and the Casa Monica Hotel management and ownership. Here's the story:
But now, the hotel has taken further action. From being sent home, May has now been fired. The hotel responded to questions asked by News 4 in Jacksonville by issuing the following statement:
"The Casa Monica Hotel located in St. Augustine, Florida, is an American-based, homegrown historic hotel," the email reads. "The property reflects its pride in America and great patriotism by flying the Stars and Stripes high over the hotel. The American flag greets every guest and employee with its symbolism of our belief in this great country."

"However, our employee handbook clearly states, 'No other buttons, badges, pins or insignias of any kind are permitted to be worn.' No matter an individual's national preference, political views or religious affiliation, it is a standard regulation which ensures equality for all Grand Performers (employees)."
What do you think? Dress code violation or suppression of patriotism? St. Johns county Commissioner Mark Miner had this to say:
"The Casa Monica Hotel and Kessler Enterprise certainly have the legal right to forbid their employees from wearing an American flag pin. However, their inability to discern between the flag of our nation and other pins and buttons that their policies forbid is of great concern to me. St. Johns County is home to nearly 20,000 military veterans and is made up of an ideologically and culturally diverse population whose collective love for the United States is second to none. I want to make clear that the actions taken by the Casa Monica Hotel and Kessler Enterprise do not represent the patriotism shared by St. Johns County residents and businesses."
"I hope Kessler Enterprise will act quickly to correct the disrespect they have shown the flag of our great nation and end the embarrassment they have brought upon St. Johns county."
I understand the idea of uniformity for employees and thus the need for a standardized set of guidelines and appearance policies. But this is insane. The man has been wearing the pin for two years. It's situations such as this that should remind all of us that common sense is in short supply these days. It's ok to burn an American flag, but you better not wear an American flag pin on your lapel. Crazy.

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October 16, 2011

Scott: Florida Means Business

Florida Gov. Rick Scott: Over the past year, we have made real progress in getting our economy back on track. With your help, we cut property taxes putting money back into the hands of Florida's hardworking families. We targeted a business tax cut to help Florida's small businesses because they are the job creation engine of our state. We rolled back burdensome rules and regulations that strangle business expansion and job growth. And we held government accountable and delivered a balanced state budget without raising taxes.

And things are starting to move in the right direction. Since January, we seen 87,000 private sector jobs created in the state. Unemployment in the state has dropped 5 of the first 8 months. And while the federal government had their bond rating downgraded, Florida's was upgraded because of our responsible fiscal management.

While we've made good progress, with more than 900,000 of our fellow Floridians still out of work, there is still much to do.

That's why earlier this week, I announced my key initiatives for next year's legislative session. My Jobs Agenda will build on the success of this year by reducing the size of government, eliminating job-killing regulations and providing a world-class education for Florida's future. I encourage you to read these initiatives at RickScottforFlorida.com.

There is more great news for Florida this week: Congress finally passed and President Obama signed a free trade agreement with Panama and Colombia, which will greatly benefit Florida's economy and business for years to come. This agreement makes it even more important that we continue investing in our ports and infrastructure. By doing so, Florida will get the full benefit of these expanded trade opportunities and the jobs they will create.

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October 14, 2011

5th Annual Defending the American Dream Summit

Dr. Bill Smith, America's Best Choice Editor, will be attending and reporting on Americans For Prosperity (AFP) Foundation's 5th annual Defending the American Dream Summit at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center this November 4th and 5th.

You are also invited to join thousands of your fellow activists at this Summit and to hear numerous speakers and attend workshops. Confirmed speakers to date include businessman and GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain, radio host Mark Levin, New York Times best-selling author Jonah Goldberg, best selling author Dinesh D'Souza, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, U.S. Reps Andy Harris and Mike Pompeo, conservative commentator and author Andrew Breitbart, the American Spectator's John Fund, Americans for Tax Reform's Grover Norquist, AFP Foundation President Tim Phillips, and many more!

Click here to register now or to learn more about the Defending the American Dream Summit.  Early Registration includes access to all session, film night, and the Friday night Tribute to Ronald Reagan Dinner.

Student Registration includes special student sessions on activism, film night, the the Friday night Tribute to Ronald Reagan Dinner. A valid student ID will be required to claim student registration.

Family Registration includes special student sessions on activism, film night, and the Friday night Tribute to Ronald Reagan Dinner for each registrant. Registrants in the family package must be immediate family members. Number of registrants in the family package must consist of a minimum of 3 people and a maximum of 5.

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October 13, 2011

American Crossroads TV Ad Hits Traveling Salesman Obama

The following American Crossroads ad, "Don’t", has been run in both Pittsburgh and Orlando, to provide a message to counter President Obama effort to sell his tax-hiking "jobs" plan as he visits there on Tuesday. The ad, which features former President Bill Clinton decrying new tax increases in his own words, went up in Orlando and Pittsburgh on Monday night, and will run Monday night, all day Tuesday and Wednesday on local network stations and cable news.

In case you missed it, you can view it below:


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October 12, 2011

Florida Seeks End to Federal Review of Voting Laws in Five Counties

Five Florida Counties
With Federal Oversite
The Steve Bousquet in the Miami Herald is reporting:
Florida is challenging the federal government’s long-standing authority to review and approve new voting laws in five counties in order to protect minority voters from discrimination.

The counties, which include Hillsborough and Monroe in the Florida Keys, find themselves at the center of a growing legal battle as the 2012 presidential election unfolds in the nation’s largest battleground state.

Gov. Rick Scott’s chief elections officer, Secretary of State Kurt Browning, asked a federal court Tuesday to remove the five counties from the voting law pre-clearance process after 40 years. The other counties are Collier, Hardee and Hendry. . . .

The Republican-controlled Legislature last spring approved sweeping changes to Florida’s election laws, and four of the most controversial provisions remain suspended in the five affected counties pending the federal review. . . .

In a statement, Browning acknowledged the need for laws to protect voters from discrimination. But he added: “There is no constitutional basis to single out five Florida counties ... based solely on information from decades ago.”

The state argues that the 40-year-old formula the federal government uses to determine pre-clearance is “arbitrary and irrational” and should no longer apply to Florida.

The state said the five affected Florida counties were subjected to federal pre-clearance in 1972 because less than half of the adults in the counties were registered to vote, they had a non-English speaking population of more than 5 percent and election materials were published only in English. . . . Read Full Article

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Dick Morris Identifies Florida's Adam Hasner As Candidate to Help Republicans Win Control of the US Senate

Dick Morris addresses Senate races for 2012 and mention Adam Hasner as the person to win for Florida to help the Republicans have a shot at winning 60 seats in the Senate.


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October 11, 2011

Florida Tea Party Convention

WildBillforAmerica: Oct. 17th is the last day to make your reservation for Florida Tea party Convention on Nov. 4-6 at the Daytona beach Ocean Center! More Info at http://www.TTPNC.com


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October 5, 2011

Another Year, Another Trillion in Debt

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Chairman, Republican Study Committee: Over the last 12 months, the federal government spent about $1.3 trillion that it didn’t have. That makes three straight years with trillion-dollar deficits – the three largest deficits in history. And even as federal spending accounted for almost a quarter of GDP, our economy continues to struggle.

Republicans have worked all year long to cut spending and get back on track to a balanced budget. The RSC budget proposal, for instance, would balance the books in nine years. Unfortunately, liberals continue to stand in the way of significant cuts to wasteful spending.

Senate Democrats have now gone 888 days without producing any budget at all. The failure of politicians to limit the size and appetite of the federal government is a direct cause of our current debt problems. To fix the problem permanently, it’s clear we need a Balanced Budget Amendment that forces Washington to kick its spending addiction. Families and businesses have to live within their means, why shouldn’t Washington?
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The House Republican Study Committee (RSC) is group of 175 House Republicans organized for the purpose of advancing a conservative social and economic agenda in the House of Representatives. The Republican Study Committee is dedicated to a limited and Constitutional role for the federal government, a strong national defense, the protection of individual and property rights, and the preservation of traditional family values.

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October 4, 2011

Why I'm Leaving Bank of America

By Bill Smith, the Ozark Guru: As a former active duty military, now retired, I banked at an independent "Military Bank" which understood and worked with  military members and their families.   They were able to assist members who relocated often and were assigned in strange locations sometimes separated in distance from their families. A few years ago, this military bank was acquired by Bank of America. Interesting enough, we also had a home loan with Countrywide which also bought by Bank of America. No, it was not have one of the "special" Countrywide loans that cost the taxpayers money. It was a traditional home loan which Countrywide purchased.

When we unwillingly became Bank of America clients, we experienced problems with their branch banks wanting to charge us fees for using our debit card to withdraw funds from our checking account. This resulted in numerous calls to the Corporate BOA offices and they finally issued written instructions to its BOA branches not to charge fees to its military bank clients for cash withdrawals. Bank of America finally adopted this policy for all of their clients using any BOA banking teller machines. A second issue was that local branch banks had trouble depositing checks to our bank account. After several months, they resolved this issue.

Then, Bank of America starts appearing much too often in the morning and evening news. First there reports that BOA was issuing credit cards and bank accounts to undocumented (illegal) aliens under an agreement with Mexico. Not sure how that worked out. Then there was the Federal banking bailout loans. Next, was information that Bank of America was supporting various social programs which did not line up with our beliefs. Although bothered, we still did not change banks.

Bank of America had agreed to honor all the then unique benefits offered by the Military Bank. Rumor has it that BOA may have stopped doing this for new military clients. Then, over the years, I noted that Bank of America was supporting certain social policies and groups which did not align with beliefs.

Recently, we all learned that Bank of America was suffering financial losses. Maybe it was caused by those credit cards issued to illegals or by the bad loan assets acquired from Countrywide. Regardless, Bank of America became a major contributor to the number of people unemployed. They cut 30,000 people nationwide. I was now upset - something was not right at BOA.

Now, we learn that Bank of America is going to charge its customers for using their debit card at retail stores. When someone uses a debit card, they have two options. First a person can use it as a debit card and the payment is simply removed from the person's bank account. In other words, they are spending their own money. They may also opt to use the debit card as credit card. The funds still comes out of their checking account unless they are out of money in their checking account. Then the charge is treated as a credit card purchase with accompanying interest if the amount is not paid on time.

Consider why so many people use a debit card. A major reason is that they can access and spend or withdraw funds from their checking account without having to go to the bank or bank cash teller machine. That is a real advantage in rural and isolates areas where it easier to visit stores like a Dollars General or a Wal-Mart than at a bank that is closed. Even in major cities, people often do not wish to be at risk of being robbed after they use a bank teller machine. Stores are far safer.

Why should a client pay to use a debit card that the bank marketed as one of their free services? A debit card which accesses their own checking account and no checks have to be processed by the bank.  I like our local BOA tellers. However, the decisions by Bank of America corporate needs major attention. Since, I can not even get their attention let alone do anything about the decisions by BOA corporate management, it is time for our family  to stop lending Bank of America our money to use.  It is time to move on to another bank. 

Below is a good post by RedState's Moe Lane which discusses Bank of America, CARD Act, Dodd-Frank, and soaking the poor.
Congratulations, Congressional Democrats: you’ve managed to soak the working poor again.
Bank of America will start charging debit-card users $5 a month to pay for purchases. The move comes as the cards increasingly replace cash and as banks look for ways to offset the loss of revenue from a new rule that will limit how much they can collect from merchants.
Via Instapundit. You see, what happened here is that Senator Dick Durbin took a break from throwing minority kids out of private schools to extend his legislative magic to the field of merchant debit card fees. The plan? Force the banks to give up their greedy, greedy profits by limiting merchant-to-bank transaction fees, thus saving the merchants money, which they would then pass along to the customer in the form of lower prices. Which sounded… actually, it sounded stupid in theory, even then. It sounds really stupid now because Durbin and the rest of Team Jackass didn’t consider the possibility that their Congressional mishandling of the economy from 2007 to 2001 might have resulted in a poor economy in 2011. So what happened? Well, the banks still need the revenue – because of the economy – so they’re going to raise debit card fees to make up for it. And the retailers aren’t doing much better – because of the economy – so they’re not racing to lower their retail prices. Assuming that they do it at all. End result? Your monthly expenses are probably about to go up. Hope you have a job! …Oh. Right.
Oops?

Anyway, the Atlantic takes up the tale from there:
The worst result of this new rule may be that it will specifically harm lower- and middle-income Americans. Think about who banks will force to pay for checking now. A bank has two customers: one with a high income that carries a few thousand dollars in her checking account and another with lower income who carries a few hundred in his checking account. It would value more deposits, so it will charge the lower income individual a larger checking account service fee.

Indeed, we see this already. Some banks offer free checking accounts if a minimum balance is maintained. So the wealthier person who can afford to keep a larger balance will continue to enjoy free checking, while a less affluent person who basically lives from paycheck to paycheck will have to pay. Before, neither faced a direct fee for their checking.
Double oops. And before anybody says that this is unexpected… no. No, it was not. I was telling people back in JANUARY that this was going to happen, and I even explained why:
What’s going on? Well, it’s a handy primer in why government interference in markets is something not to be entered into lightly. For the last few years Congress was run by the political party whose members are just ever-so-slightly more willing to believe in conspiracy theories about the evil, evil big banking industry and its quiet plan to turn us all into techno-serfs*. When times are good, this isn’t that much of a problem; when times are bad, though… well, that’s when the Democrats’ economic paranoia can bubble up, and the results ain’t always pretty. And so it was in this case. Regulating an industry – and banking is an industry – needs to be done dispassionately if it’s to be done at all; if you want to go in and punish groups, you end up being sloppy. The CARD Act and Dodd/Frank were both punitive bills dressed up as ‘reform:’ so it’s not surprising that the laws’ immediate targets are not going to reform. Predictable, in fact.
…Unless you’re a Democratic legislator, at least. It must be nice to not have a long-term memory: every morning’s sunrise is a new wonder, and the shame felt with every failure at basic math is swiftly drowned out by the ever-flowing river of Now. A shame that we have to live in the country that these amnesiacs are currently trusted with running, alas…

Moe Lane (crosspost)

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October 2, 2011

McCain: Why Does Florida Hate America?

Sunshine State GOP threatens to wreck the 2012 schedule.

by Robert Stacey McCain, The American Spectator: America is threatened by many crises, ranging from economic recession to international terrorism, but none of these threats are quite so immediate or so fundamentally hostile to our democratic form of government as the existential menace of Florida.

Perhaps this is a slight exaggeration, but not by too much, when you consider the multiple ramifications of Florida's announced plan to hold its 2012 presidential primary on Jan. 31. This would completely wreck the primary schedule as other states move up their dates, and would also result in the Republican National Committee stripping Florida of half its delegates to next year's convention, which will be held in Tampa. So Republicans in the host state of the GOP convention would be punished for a decision made by their own elected Republican leaders, who seem indifferent to the consequences.

"We know the risk we're taking, but we're talking about satisfying maybe 100 people versus 19 million people who could have a say in who the nominee is," Florida state Senate president Mike Haridopolos told the Wall Street Journal, as if a Florida primary in March -- where it should be, according to RNC rules -- would be utterly irrelevant to the nomination process. This kind of pretzel-logic is inexplicable to sane people, but we're talking about Florida Republicans, whose former state party chairman, Jim Greer, tried to rig the state's 2010 Senate primary with an early endorsement for former Gov. Charlie Crist. That classic example of Florida GOP shenanigans sparked a grassroots uprising that elected Marco Rubio to the Senate and drove Crist out of the party completely, while Greer is currently awaiting trial on felony corruption charges..

But while Florida GOP leaders evidently either don't know or don't care what's good for their own state party, the repercussions of their madness will be felt far beyond the Sunshine State. A Jan. 31 date for Florida's primary would result in four other events on the presidential campaign calendar -- the Iowa caucuses, the New Hampshire and South Carolina primaries, and the Nevada caucuses -- also leap-frogging to January dates. And while some may shrug at this truncation of the schedule, it undermines the entire rationale of the primary system.

There are logical reasons why the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primaries, especially, have become sacrosanct as the first events of the quadrennial presidential campaign calendar. Both are states with small populations (Iowa about 3 million, New Hampshire about 1.3 million) where TV and radio advertising are relatively cheap. This permits little-known long-shots with small budgets to campaign on a fairly even playing field with better-known and better-funded candidates. Furthermore, Iowa and New Hampshire are states where retail politics -- the old-fashioned business of shaking hands and meeting voters one-on-one or in small meetings -- are a huge factor in the campaign. Barack Obama famously beat Hillary Clinton in Iowa four years ago because of Obama's greater strength in grassroots organizing, and Jimmy Carter won New Hampshire in 1976 by bringing scores of Georgians (the "Peanut Brigades") to go door-to-door for him in the Granite State. So unless we wish presidential campaigns to become all about money and what pollsters call "name ID," having Iowa and New Hampshire go first looks like a good idea.

Yet we ought not confine ourselves to merely logical reasons for keeping Iowa and New Hampshire first. Aren't Republicans conservatives, and don't conservatives believe in the value of tradition? There is something wonderfully traditional -- indeed, downright reactionary -- about having presidential candidates go through the quaint custom of waiting for returns from tiny precinct caucuses in Iowa and shaking hands with voters in the snowy streets of small-town New Hampshire in February. Nor are these traditions merely sentimental. The pragmatic and utilitarian value of tradition is evident in that voters of Iowa and New Hampshire, long accustomed to their role in vetting presidential candidates of both parties, have become quite shrewd judges in these matters. A joke told by Tim Albrecht, spokesman for Iowa Gov. Terry Brandstad, is quite relevant here: An Iowa Republican is asked whether he supports a certain presidential candidate and answers, "I don't know. I've only met him twice." Early-state voters are not over-awed by "rock star" candidates and media hype, because they've seen it all so many times before. Such is the real value of tradition.

Floridians might argue that there is no reason Iowa and New Hampshire can't still go first, just because the Sunshine State moves it's primary up to Jan. 31, True enough, but the likely impact of that move would be to trample on other events in our American tradition, including Christmas and football. Until 1984, before the recent craze for "front-loading" the primary calendar, the New Hampshire primary was held the first Tuesday in March.  (Iowa's caucuses were more variable, with dates ranging from Jan. 19 in 1976 to Feb. 20 in 1984.) That schedule permitted at least a couple of weeks, and sometimes more than a month, for survivors of the Iowa ordeal to campaign in New Hampshire. For more than two decades, however, New Hampshire has been forced to fend off threats to its legislatively mandated first-in-the-nation primary by scheduling earlier and earlier, in turn forcing Iowa to do the same. Four years ago (largely because of Florida's insistence on an early date), Iowa held its caucuses on Thursday, Jan. 3, and New Hampshire's primary was Tuesday, Jan. 8.

With such a speeded-up schedule, not only are candidates effectively forced to choose between the two first states in making their final campaign thrusts -- a candidate who emphasizes Iowa can scarcely avoid the appearance of snubbing New Hampshire, and vice-versa -- but the business of campaigning intrudes on the Christmas holidays. And now that college football has instituted the Bowl Championship Series, the national champ isn't crowned on New Year's Day but rather (this year) in New Orleans on Jan. 9. Do Floridians really want to force people to choose politics over football and Christmas? Before the talk of a Jan. 31 Florida primary, Iowa had scheduled its caucuses for the reasonable date of Feb. 6 (the Monday after the Super Bowl) so that Americans could get a late-December holiday break from politics, and no football fan could complain.

Many people have tried to talk sense to Haridopolos and the other Florida Republicans who seem determined to inflict January insanity on the nation. Paul Senft, the state's Republican  ational Committeeman, warned that moving up the primary "will alienate the remainder of the country." RNC Chairman Reince Priebus is said to be attempting to negotiate some way to avert this disaster, and yet the Floridians seem to think themselves entitled to dictate terms to the rest of the GOP. In an interview with the Hill, Florida Republican strategist Justin Sayfie said that if Priebus stripped the state party of half its delegates to the Tampa convention as punishment for breaking the rules, it would be a "slap in the face to the Republican leadership in the state of Florida."

No "leadership" would ever have deserved a slap in the face more than if the madmen leading the Florida GOP wreck the 2012 schedule -- and as collateral damage, ruin Christmas -- for the rest of America.

Robert Stacy McCain is co-author (with Lynn Vincent) of Donkey Cons: Sex, Crime, and Corruption in the Democratic Party (Nelson Current). He blogs at The Other McCain.

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