Tag Archive: Tea Party

Sep
17

Why Rick Scott’s Facing a Tea Party Revolt in Florida – Mother Jones

Why Rick Scott’s Facing a Tea Party Revolt in Florida
Mother Jones
Rick Scott was a tea party darling when he squeaked out a victory in 2010 to become governor of Florida with the help of an army of grassroots conservative activists. Four years later, Scott, facing a tight reelection race, is having trouble rallying

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Jun
04

Tea Party Stands by Gov. Rick Scott – The Ledger

Tea Party Stands by Gov. Rick ScottThe LedgerScott signed his first budget at a church in The Villages, a retirement community in Lake, Marion and Sumter counties that is a bastion of tea party activity. At the signing, he decried the special interests…

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Dec
29

Rick Scott’s evolution, challenges – Daytona Beach News-Journal

Rick Scott’s evolution, challenges
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Rick Scott has evolved from a candidate with strong Tea Party ties to a governor who has tried to reach out to groups that he has alienated during his tenure. In his first year as governor, Scott backed a 10 percent cut in school funding as part of an

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Dec
27

Scott’s evolution, and challenges – Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Scott’s evolution, and challenges
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
After three years in office, Gov. Rick Scott has evolved from a candidate with strong Tea Party ties to a governor who has tried to reach out to groups that he has alienated during his tenure. In his first year as governor, Scott backed a 10 percent

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May
01

The Grand Old Party of Racism

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Once upon a time, there was the party of Lincoln. It was devoted to the idea emancipation and 40 acres and a mule. Over …

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