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Sancho

(9,073 posts)
Sun Aug 13, 2023, 12:00 PM Aug 2023

This is what we are dealing with in Florida...

People whose life and business are hurt by DeSatan still support and vote for the little Hitler!!! The disconnect is unreal, but that's what I see all over Florida (except with young people who are pissed about abortion and housing and guns). Amazing!

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https://www.tampabay.com/news/florida-politics/2023/08/13/floridas-labor-shortage-hits-home-tampa-bay-come-arrest-me/

Florida’s labor shortage gets real in Tampa Bay. ‘Come and arrest me.’

When federal immigration authorities arrived at his Sand Key restaurant in Clearwater to find outdated and noncompliant work documents for 19 of his employees, he was forced to fire them all — including seven people who had worked with his family for decades.

“With 2,000 employees, it becomes very difficult to monitor it,’’ Gonzmart said in an interview. “We think they’re legal but, when we had to check, we found seven people who have been with me 30 years — paying taxes, had children, grandchildren — and we were required to terminate them.”

“I’m very proud of Gov. DeSantis and everything he’s done. I really am,’’ said Gonzmart, a lifelong Republican. “It gave everybody confidence and that’s why so many people are moving here… But my concern is the governor putting in a law that says those who have an expired driver’s license cannot renew it because they’re no longer legal. They cannot work. Their papers are no longer legal.”

While much of the focus on Florida’s new immigration law has been on its impact on agriculture and construction companies, the state’s pivotal restaurant and lodging industry has drawn less attention, but the repercussions have been profound.
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This is what we are dealing with in Florida... (Original Post) Sancho Aug 2023 OP
Rules for you, but not for me. Initech Aug 2023 #1
Every sadist needs.... Think. Again. Aug 2023 #2
and I love the fact that.... Think. Again. Aug 2023 #3
Still loves DeSantis and now out of business? keithbvadu2 Aug 2023 #4
Gonzmart MOMFUDSKI Aug 2023 #6
The Columbia is not out of business. YDogg Aug 2023 #8
OOPS! Misread it. His cheap sympathy still loves D. keithbvadu2 Aug 2023 #17
I'm positive they will blame President Biden on mucifer Aug 2023 #5
The Columbia Restaurant is a Tampa-area institution. YDogg Aug 2023 #7
Just about every business I know is well aware of undocumented workers! Sancho Aug 2023 #11
Wow...a restaurant with 2,000 employees? Glorfindel Aug 2023 #9
There are multiple Columbia restaurants in the area... Sancho Aug 2023 #10
I just don't get it! liberal N proud Aug 2023 #12
For one thing, the power of four decades of non-stop right wing propaganda Sky Jewels Aug 2023 #14
Access to power, or at least ... YDogg Aug 2023 #21
We will probably outvote these nutshell brained idiots, but they'll Baitball Blogger Aug 2023 #13
Sorry asshat. You support DeFascist. You don't get to pick and choose his policies Roland99 Aug 2023 #15
Why is restaurateur Gozmart supporting a governor that is hurting his business?????? ... marble falls Aug 2023 #16
i wonder how he'll feel once his restaurant goes under moonshinegnomie Aug 2023 #18
"blame President Biden" and claim it "woke" and we all know deSatan deems anything "woke" mitch96 Aug 2023 #19
DeSantis has been very anti-business in a lot of his actions. CaptainTruth Aug 2023 #20
"we found seven people who have been with me 30 years -- paying taxes, had children, grandchildren Takket Aug 2023 #22
Work for someone for 30 years and they fire you and voted for the idiot who is abusing you... Sancho Aug 2023 #23
So Chi67 Aug 2023 #24
It's a cult, there is no rhyme or reason. William769 Aug 2023 #25
For this thread LetMyPeopleVote Aug 2023 #26
Leopard face AKwannabe Aug 2023 #27
Love it! Sancho Aug 2023 #28
So Sorry, Sancho! Maybe just Cha Aug 2023 #29
Florida has gone to hell, but we are fighting back... Sancho Aug 2023 #30
Yes, they Do! And, I have Family Cha Aug 2023 #31

Think. Again.

(11,566 posts)
3. and I love the fact that....
Sun Aug 13, 2023, 12:08 PM
Aug 2023

...so many more of these types of people are continually moving TO Florida!

About to be sucked into the sea after being ravished by hurricanes, and not an insurance company in the world will touch them.

Losers.

mucifer

(23,818 posts)
5. I'm positive they will blame President Biden on
Sun Aug 13, 2023, 12:13 PM
Aug 2023

ANYTHING bad Dr satan has done and give credit to de satan for the positive things President Biden has done

YDogg

(6,683 posts)
7. The Columbia Restaurant is a Tampa-area institution.
Sun Aug 13, 2023, 12:14 PM
Aug 2023

I find it perplexing and disappointing that the owner continues to sing the praises of the governor given the impact of his policies on immigrant communities.

According to the article, the Columbia has 2,000 employees; quite the enterprise. I don’t believe they didn't know the status of that many long-time employees, as this isn't a simple mom and pop place.

I've lost track; are Florida's immigration policies part of woke dying, or just general hatred?

Sancho

(9,073 posts)
11. Just about every business I know is well aware of undocumented workers!
Sun Aug 13, 2023, 12:20 PM
Aug 2023

...I'm an educator, and about a third of my students were born out of the US. The vast majority did not come here legally. Everyone hires people without regard to checking their status.

I have no idea why they still support the republicans.



liberal N proud

(60,472 posts)
12. I just don't get it!
Sun Aug 13, 2023, 12:21 PM
Aug 2023

People keep voting against their own best interest. What do these fascist have that keeps the uneducated voting for them?

YDogg

(6,683 posts)
21. Access to power, or at least ...
Sun Aug 13, 2023, 03:50 PM
Aug 2023

... the illusion of access. A sense of belonging among others who gladly shit on "the other."

Baitball Blogger

(47,172 posts)
13. We will probably outvote these nutshell brained idiots, but they'll
Sun Aug 13, 2023, 12:34 PM
Aug 2023

figure out another way to stick it to us.

marble falls

(59,532 posts)
16. Why is restaurateur Gozmart supporting a governor that is hurting his business?????? ...
Sun Aug 13, 2023, 12:52 PM
Aug 2023

... where is his sympathy and outrage over losing valued employees of decades experience????

mitch96

(14,137 posts)
19. "blame President Biden" and claim it "woke" and we all know deSatan deems anything "woke"
Sun Aug 13, 2023, 01:22 PM
Aug 2023

that he does not like. Uff da vat a putz..
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CaptainTruth

(6,828 posts)
20. DeSantis has been very anti-business in a lot of his actions.
Sun Aug 13, 2023, 03:09 PM
Aug 2023

Now I see so many people saying they won't visit Florida due to DeFascist & the GOP, it has to be hurting the restaurant business. Yet the idiots will vote for more of it.

Takket

(22,108 posts)
22. "we found seven people who have been with me 30 years -- paying taxes, had children, grandchildren
Sun Aug 13, 2023, 03:55 PM
Aug 2023

and we were required to terminate them.”

I feel safer already

Sancho

(9,073 posts)
23. Work for someone for 30 years and they fire you and voted for the idiot who is abusing you...
Sun Aug 13, 2023, 04:41 PM
Aug 2023

...there has to be something that gets these people to wise up. Immigration reform is real, and the GOP fights it because they know that they would lose Florida if the undocumented were documented.

Cha

(300,287 posts)
29. So Sorry, Sancho! Maybe just
Tue Aug 15, 2023, 04:43 PM
Aug 2023

Maybe it hasn't gotten bad Enough for the deSadist zombiebots Yet!

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