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Need food stamps in Florida? Prepare to be drug tested

If you find yourself falling on hard times in Florida and need to apply for food assistance, you’d better be prepared to pee in a cup. Gov. Scott on Tuesday signed a law requiring drug testing of welfare recipients.

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Well that about sums it up: the Rick Scott word cloud

Wow. The story behind the word cloud after the jump.

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Did Rick Scott break the law in selling the state plane?

Certainly Rick Scott, who ran a company synonymous with Medicare fraud, is no stranger to criminality. But has he already begun breaking the law?

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UPDATE: Black lawmakers to Rick Scott: not every black person grew up in the projects (you ignorant, bald fool)

UPDATE: Okay I made that part in parentheses up. But the Palm Beach Post has more on the reactions of Black lawmakers to Rick Scott’s ham handed attempt to “bond” with them by saying he grew up poor, in the … Continue reading

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UPDATE 2: Rick Scott vs. 30,000 rail jobs: when in doubt, slap ‘Obama’ on it

UPDATE 2: It seems the most pressing issue inside Gollum’s lair is whether to bounce back from the bipartisan shellacking he’s taking over exporting up to 30,000 jobs to New York or California, apparently after taking a meeting with tea … Continue reading

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Florida follies: Tracking the wicked cue-ball, Jeb!, Allen West, and Rod Smith’s chance to show up

According to a schedule released by the governor’s office today, Rick Scott will pay a visit to Florida’s Department of Children and Families (which his budget proposes to slash within an inch of its life) later this afternoon. No word … Continue reading

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Menace to Society 2: Rick Scott’s ‘punch the homeless’ budget plan (plus: where is Jennifer Carroll?)

Florida Governor Rick Scott continues his quest to literally become a cartoon villain, zeroing out such things as aid to the homeless and transplants for the indigent in his “jobs” budget. Hey Gollum! Jan Brewer called. She wants her evil … Continue reading

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Rick Scott takes credit for Dem job creation; seeks to ease Limbaugh-style doc shopping

Having put out a budget that seeks to slash education and healthcare funding, securing his spot as the least popular guy in Tallahassee (and in full retreat on school vouchers…) what will Florida gollumnator Rick Scott think up next? Try … Continue reading

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Florida clicks: fun with David and Marco, Jeb says dump pensions, and flaming pianos

We catch up with the media’s favorite freshman Senator, one-man American mosaic Marco Rubio, and his best pal David Rivera, whose life is on, well, another trajectory…

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Florida clicks: in irony, Rick Scott suspends a man … for misconduct, Rivera sells short

Gollum “gets to work,” but oddly, he doesn’t make a public show of suspending an elected official for criminal behavior. I wonder why … Meanwhile, thanks to our hideous new overlord, it could soon be much more dangerous to get … Continue reading

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