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Sancho

(9,073 posts)
Sun May 12, 2024, 09:33 AM May 12

Sen. Rick Scott's artificial intelligence will surely keep socialists and commies out of Florida

https://www.tampabay.com/opinion/2024/05/11/sen-rick-scotts-artificial-intelligence-will-surely-keep-socialists-commies-out-florida/

Scott’s manifesto noted those socialists and assorted reds need to know: “We’re the free state of Florida.” And indeed we are — unless you want to read a book, or get an abortion, or enroll your child in a Medicaid program, or love whomever you wish, or feel safe walking down the street without bumping into some Florida man with a gun, or believe in diversity, equality and inclusion, or want to learn more about critical race theory, or perhaps enjoy your constitutional First Amendment rights, which include expressing socialist and communist view points. Other than that, well sure, you’re free.

While Scott wrings his hands over the prospect of a Woody Guthrie Convention coming to Orlando, he is remarkably untroubled that Florida is awash in Nazis, white supremacists, the Klan, Oathkeepers, Proud Boys, antisemites, Islamophobes, anti-LBGTQ hate mongers and folks who live in fear a 14-year-old might read “Catcher in the Rye.”

Would Gov. Ron DeSantis dispatch his chintzy State Guard to the Georgia border and the state’s airports to inspect luggage containing contraband such as tomes on the Material Dialectic (you know, an approach for explaining the transition from capitalism to socialism) or perhaps a purloined video copy of “The Battleship Potemkin”? Would the guard be ever watchful of anyone humming “The Internationale”? You never know.


Orange state insanity...


Florida likes to promote itself as a place “Where the rules are different here.” And they are, just as long as Rick Scott decides what the rules are. Isn’t all that freedom swell?

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Sen. Rick Scott's artificial intelligence will surely keep socialists and commies out of Florida (Original Post) Sancho May 12 OP
Well, his "intelligence" is not real so it must be artificial or virtual. Wonder Why May 12 #1
Free to commit fraud state Johonny May 12 #2
I live in Florida NCDem47 May 12 #4
Skeletor lives! paleotn May 12 #12
Lest we forget... sop May 12 #6
GQPs truly think their "cult" is stupid........................ Lovie777 May 12 #3
They are. We're not n/t ArkansasDemocrat1 May 12 #10
Usefully stupid. Easily manipulated for their gain.... paleotn May 12 #13
Daniel Ruth is the greatest HAB911 May 12 #5
There's wisdom, intelligence, cleverness, morons, AI, and at the end magas. . . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz May 12 #7
commies, etc. Jean Genie May 12 #8
d45 didn't get this far et tu May 12 #9
snork. heil phhfftt in der furhers face . AllaN01Bear May 12 #11
He doesn't want to ruin his stranglehold on the state bucolic_frolic May 12 #14

Johonny

(21,189 posts)
2. Free to commit fraud state
Sun May 12, 2024, 09:42 AM
May 12

As Scott walked away Scott free with his billions in stolen socialist money.

NCDem47

(2,279 posts)
4. I live in Florida
Sun May 12, 2024, 09:51 AM
May 12

And see his "socialists" TV commercial all the damn time.

The first thing I go to is "Rick, you had NO problem taking socialist money from Medicare."

And get rid of that F'n Navy baseball hat you wear all the time (no disrecpect to military; this is directed at HIM). We all know you're BALD underneath. You freakin' alien. Like Ron, such an AWKWARD human being.

sop

(10,568 posts)
6. Lest we forget...
Sun May 12, 2024, 10:09 AM
May 12

'Rick Scott's Fraud Settlement Resurfaces'

"...Scott's past Medicare fraud scandal during his time as CEO of Columbia/HCA. When Scott was deposed in 2000 amid the investigation, he pleaded the Fifth Amendment 75 times...Columbia/HCA later reached a settlement with the Justice Department of $840 million in 2000, and another settlement of $881 million in 2002, with the combined fines totaling $1.7 billion. At the time, this was the record health care fraud settlement."

https://www.newsweek.com/rick-scotts-fraud-settlement-resurfaces-senate-gop-runs-low-cash-1735418

'WHAT THEY’RE SEEING: RICK SCOTT REMINDS EVERYONE HE “TOOK RESPONSIBILITY” FOR THE LARGEST MEDICARE FRAUD IN HISTORY'

'MSNBC, The ReidOut: Trump Sycophant Rick Scott Attends His Trial'

“Let’s unpack why the Justice Department went after Rick Scott’s former company, HCA. The Department joined eight whistleblower lawsuits alleging HCA defrauded Medicare, Medicaid, and military TRICARE. HCA reached a settlement agreeing to pay $1.7 billion in penalties in the largest Medicare fraud case in history – with much of the defrauding happening under Rick Scott’s watch...[Rick Scott] says he ‘took responsibility’ for the fraud in his former company. He also walked away from it all with $300 million in stocks, making him one of the richest members of Congress.”

https://www.floridadems.org/2024/05/10/13533/

‘RICK SCOTT TRIES TO REWRITE HISTORY ON $1.7 BILLION MEDICARE FRAUD CONTROVERSY’

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/article288431251.html

paleotn

(18,120 posts)
13. Usefully stupid. Easily manipulated for their gain....
Sun May 12, 2024, 12:16 PM
May 12

Similar to banana republics where one half of the poor can be paid to kill the other half.

Jean Genie

(306 posts)
8. commies, etc.
Sun May 12, 2024, 10:44 AM
May 12

OOOHHH! Commies and Socialists running rampant! Dear me, Ricky, how will Floridians ever survive? I've come to the realization that we don't need "the bad guys" to destroy our country. We're very capable of doing it all by ourselves! Florida - where democracy goes to die!

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