Rick Scott Is Changing His Mind About Things, Part I: Health-Care Overhaul

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At first Rick Scott was all, NO HEALTH CARE FOR OUR STATE, EVAR!

And then everyone started to hate him because they realized he's a beady-eyed pustule with dumb GOPer agendas and an affinity to eat people's souls (allegedly!).

But now, all of a sudden as if by magic and wonderment, Scott is changing his mind about the very things that could and would potentially wreck his hopes for reelection.

On Wednesday, in one fell swoop, Scott announced that he's dropped his opposition to Obama's health-care plan for the state (after he insisted that Obamacare would destroy business and enslave the children).


What a hero!

Rick Scott said things to the AP yesterday. Among them: "I don't think anyone involved in trying to improve health care should say 'No, no, no.' Let's have a conversation."

A conversation?

The fuck outta here with that, Rick-o.

Literally one week ago, Scott said this: "No one has been able to show me that that health-care exchange is going to do anything rather than raise taxes, raise the cost of our companies to do business."

He's also said: "Look, government health-care programs everywhere in the world do three things. They promise you the world. They say, oh we're going to cover everything. Then what they do is they run out of money and they underpay hospitals, doctors, and guess what happens? They don't want to take care of you. There's fewer of them, just like what's happened in England, Canada, places like that."

Which is not only ridiculous but patently false. And dumb. 

And then the election happened, and people fought through the butt-pain of waiting in line for half a day to vote -- a butt-pain perpetrated by Scott, no less -- and went ahead and voted anyway. And when they got to the booth, they essentially told Scott to stuff his health-care opposition into his asshole.

The crap officially hit the fan for Scott at that point.

"Florida's Scott Suffers Defeat Without Being on Ballot" read one Bloomberg headline. (ATTENTION: GIANT HUGE VERY BIG PICTURE OF RICK SCOTT'S FACE IN THAT LINK. CLICK AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU'VE BEEN WARNED)

And, just like that, Poof! Rick Scott is now open to a health-care overhaul, and he suddenly loves poor people and wants to kiss your babies and marry your puppies.

What a crock.

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I've started a petition asking that Texas be removed from the United States.  I'm tired of and annoyed with their continued veiled and not so veiled threats about wanting to secede.  They want to go - I'm willing to push them out.


Sign my petition at We The People on the White House website:  http://wh.gov/X9J1


Isn't it about time that the Democratic Party of Florida puts forward a strong statewide candidate we can support -- no, Kendrick Meek, not you, turkey -- and start sending money to, so we can remove this creep from office ASAP? Let's get going, people. We've all had MORE than enough from the GOP troglodytes.

riverrat69 topcommenter


 Yes we have. We also have a state full of moronic idiots that vote against their own best interests.  It's the only way a Medicare ripoff crook that took the fifth 75 times got elected.

winsomelosesome topcommenter

@riverrat69 @soflawordsmith 

Funny.  When Obama carries Florida we are this intelligent, advanced, correct thinking State.  When we elect Scott we are Neanderthals.  As "Boomer" would say, "Come on, man."

riverrat69 topcommenter


 You stupid ignorant frightwing nutcase. No where did I imply you didn't  pay taxes. I stated that YOUR taxes went to a criminal ripoff artist that took the fifth 75 times.

winsomelosesome topcommenter


Good Morning.  So you admit I pay taxes?  Hmm that makes me one of the 50% who do.  What are the other 50% doing this morning?

What else pisses me off, is whenever someone decides to listen or maybe change a position a little bit IN YOUR FRIKIN' DIRECTION!.  It's not good enough.  Never will be for you until this country is a one party system............................All leftos

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