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Thu May 28, 2015, 11:49 AM

 

Sen Nelson & Sen Rubio Appointee Resigns, Admits He's UNFIT! - More 3rd way!

Outspoken Sam Rashid withdraws from post, acknowledging he wasn't fit for it

By William March, Times Columnist

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 6:14pm

Sam Rashid, east Hillsborough businessman and conservative political activist, saved face this week by doing something not many people would do. He withdrew from a prestigious political post to which he had been appointed by Florida's two senators, acknowledging that he wasn't fit for it.

Rashid is opinionated and outspoken and that's how his friends would describe it. But he doesn't mind admitting it.

Sens. Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio jointly named Rashid to a committee that advises them on federal judgeship appointments, over which senators have strong influence. Spots on the committee are a plum for donors, and Rashid is a Rubio supporter.

But Rashid's immediate reaction was to post his nomination on Facebook along with gloating comments that some local judges were "dumb," and now had no hope of a federal appointment. The comments could have been embarrassing to Rubio.

The next day, realizing he'd made a dumb move of his own, Rashid sent a letter to Rubio's general counsel withdrawing from the committee, acknowledging that his comments meant he "won't be an impartial entity on this council."

He posted the letter on Facebook too, but then took the whole thing down.

http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/outspoken-sam-rashid-withdraws-from-post-
acknowledging-he-wasnt-fit-for-it/2231340
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Now, just how smart was it to appoint this activist to judge judges, because of his donations! Senator Nelson should be ashamed!


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TheNutcracker May 2015 OP
TheNutcracker May 2015 #1
djean111 May 2015 #2
TheNutcracker May 2015 #3
djean111 May 2015 #4
onethatcares May 2015 #5
djean111 May 2015 #6
TheNutcracker May 2015 #7

Response to TheNutcracker (Original post)

Thu May 28, 2015, 11:50 AM

1. Kick to shame them

 

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Response to TheNutcracker (Original post)

Thu May 28, 2015, 12:00 PM

2. Senator Nelson is a DINO. He is one of the "Dems" that voted YES to Fast Track the TPP.

 

I won't vote for him again.

Here is a sort of weird article about him - any article that says Alan Grayson AND Debbie Wasserman are both liberals has at least its nose up its butt -
http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bill-nelsons-2018-decision-shapes-other-plans-other-florida-democrats

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Response to djean111 (Reply #2)

Thu May 28, 2015, 12:07 PM

3. Indeed, and this is more B.S. from Nelson I want everyone to see

 

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Response to TheNutcracker (Reply #3)

Thu May 28, 2015, 12:13 PM

4. I won't vote for Patrick Murphy, either - he is a member of that New Democratic Coalition,

 

which is DINO Central.

http://newdemocratcoalition-kind.house.gov/

The New Democrat Coalition believes in ideas over ideology. We are a solutions-oriented coalition that seeks to bridge the gap between left and right by challenging old and outmoded partisan approaches to governing.


In other words, Third Way triangulation.

Reminds me an awful lot of Americans for Prosperity of the Koch Brothers.

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Response to djean111 (Reply #4)

Thu May 28, 2015, 12:39 PM

5. I was under the impression

Murphy is an ex repuke that recently became a democrat.

The wolf in sheeps clothing if you will.

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Response to onethatcares (Reply #5)

Thu May 28, 2015, 12:46 PM

6. He switched alllll the way back in 2011 or so - and only so he could run against Allan West.

 

He and Wasserman are birds of a feather, and Wasserman threatened to disenfranchise the Florida Progressive Caucus because they had the gall and the nerve to dare prefer Alan Grayson as a candidate for Rubio's Senate seat.
IMO, he is not even a EX-repuke, he just bought a "D" jersey to conveniently cover up the "R". Or just stuck a sticker on, or something. There is an effort to make him look all shiny and liberal, going on, I think.

A few years back, Wasserman actually supported a GOP friend of hers in a race.

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Response to djean111 (Reply #6)

Thu May 28, 2015, 07:31 PM

7. Indeed...little debby....another DINO

 

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