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OrlandoDem2

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March 24, 2019

Folks, we were told for 2 years that Americans don't care about Mueller/Russia.

Fine. We move on and win on the issues in 2020.

I would argue that the Democrats who won in 2018 did just that. They won on issues outside of Russia.

I know a Democrat who flipped a state House seat and she rarely ever mentioned Trump or Russia.

I trust Pelosi and I trust those who won on the issues. We can win in 2020 and we don’t need the Russia investigation.

March 10, 2019

Stress, expectations make teaching in FL a tough sell.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.gainesville.com/news/20190309/stress-working-conditions-make-teaching-tough-sell%3ftemplate=ampart

It’s one thing to say teachers have always been paid modestly. The problem is the demands have escalated to a ridiculous level. It’s impossible to do the job.

Mandates, laws, high stakes testing. It’s all too much. Here’s another article that shows what everyone knows but the GOP won’t acknowledge. Pay is not commensurate with expectations.

People are walking away and the college students aren’t there to take up the job. Serves the state right!
March 9, 2019

Florida is struggling to fill over 2,000 positions. Just don't teach in FL!

Keep walking away. If you’re in college and want to teach, do yourself a favor and don’t! If you read the link below, send it to someone aspiring to teach in Florida. We are at a breaking point in this state and it’s the fault of the GOP! Salaries rank 45th yet the cost of living is rather high. You can’t pay the bills. Teachers struggle with changing a flat tire because of the cost. They struggle with the cost of healthcare. They struggle with affording basic cable and WiFi bills. I have a colleague who teaches and she has to go to a restaurant with WiFi after work so she can watch TV or use the Internet. It is truly deplorable!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2019/03/08/why-florida-is-struggling-fill-more-than-teaching-positions/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.c7998242904e

March 5, 2019

Orange County teachers join statewide rallies for education

We are at a breaking point in Florida. The GOP won’t fund public education and are moving to privatize as fast as they can.

THERE IS A TEACHER SHORTAGE BECAUSE WE ARE NOT PAID A REASONABLE SALARY IN THIS STATE!!

WHAT IS IT GOING TO TAKE TO GET REPUBLICANS TO SUPPORT EDUCATION ??

If you want to teach in Florida...think again!! Get away as fast as you can!!

And you know what? There are just enough moronic teachers who actually vote GOP that it tips the elections to the people like DeSantis! Damn them all!!

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.orlandosentinel.com/features/education/school-zone/os-ne-teachers-rally-funding-legislature-20190304-story,amp.html

March 2, 2019

FL GOP wants to continue to privatize education. Why you shouldn't teach here!

If schools are privatized, students will inevitably be segregated and teachers will lose any benefits. What used to be a profession of low pay but decent benefits will become a profession of horribly low pay, awful benefits, and you’ll be totally unsupported by the state. The GOP hates public education here. It’s that simple.

Do not teach in Florida. If you’re graduating next month and want to go into education, don’t! Go back to school and get another degree. If you’re thinking of moving here or want a career change, then stay the heck away! You are doomed to a low paying, dead end job. As far as respect goes, parents, students, and administrators are often against teachers - even good ones. I hate to sound negative, but don’t say you weren’t warned if you don’t follow this advice.

https://jaxkidsmatter.blogspot.com/2019/03/florida-spends-billions-on-vouchers.html?spref=fb&m=1

February 14, 2019

More evidence you shouldn't teach in Florida.

Read this article about how low the pay is in Florida. The GOP legislature hasn’t done anything to correct the problem, nor will they. If you know a college student who wants to teach, send this to them. If you know someone from outside of FL who wants to teach here, send this. Please share this on social media as well.

https://naples.floridaweekly.com/articles/teachers-flee-bad-pay/


February 3, 2019

I believe a Biden/Castro ticket would be formidable.

Biden could likely rebuild the midwestern Blue Wall and with Castro it would make TX very competitive. It would inspire Obama/Biden nostalgia but be a nod towards our multicultural future.

Biden wouldn’t cost us a Senate seat the way it would if Sherrod Brown were to win.

FWIW, I think either Brown or Biden wins the nomination if either jumps into the race. But if both are in, they likely split votes and the nomination goes to someone else - not that that’s a bad thing.

January 1, 2019

Next year we elect a new president!

How nice does that sound?!

December 22, 2018

Democrats just need to say 4 things: we support border security,

Trump promised that Mexico would pay, Trump bragged he’d shut down the government, and we support a solution to our immigration policy dating back to one that George W Bush supported.

I hope they don’t get sucked into long-winded debates on talk news shows. Keep all all short and simplistic to reach as many people as possible.

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