Tag Archives: Gov. Rick Scott

Prison privatization snake oil such a hard sell that Gov. Scott plans to sellout Floridians in secret

It’s mathematically impossible to involve thousands of unnecessary people in the delivery of a government service and have that involvement result in savings.   Every legislator and governor that claims otherwise should begin hearing the word “recall” from his or … Continue reading

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Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos – original stinker, not original thinker

I know that Haridopolos reads my emails; he wrote and told he went to the trouble to seek counsel before destroying them. He since should have learned by attrition that his counsel (if he really sought any) provided bad advice … Continue reading

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Killing one Chandler against another Chandler’s will, on her dime

If I were related to Oba Chandler, other than acknowledging the relationship, there would be little I’d change in asking Governor Scott to commute his sentence and show the courage to put our money where his mouth is. Scott said … Continue reading

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Contact Governor Scott – stop Manuel Valle’s 3 p.m. execution

Gov. Scott didn’t grant Manuel Valle a transparent clemency hearing with his attorney present, or allow Valle to contact the Cuban counsel. A growing number of judges consider decades on death row to be cruel and unusual punishment for which … Continue reading

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Manuel Valle, and sixty dead men walking …

Manuel Valle is not on the Green Mile … there were no triumphs of mouse or men in any of the 60 executions that took place in his 33 years on death row. Although Florida has had more than three … Continue reading

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If three’s a charm …

If three’s a charm, Governor Scott will not ignore mounting evidence of conviction corruption like Jeb Bush and Charlie Crist did. My email to Gov. Scott, below, was sent at 3:05 p.m. today.   Honorable Rick Scott, Governor The Capitol … Continue reading

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