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hay rick's Journal
hay rick's Journal
May 30, 2023

Woke mind virus breakthrough!

@RealRonaldDeSantis confirms the discovery of the first documented case of infection by the woke mind virus. Sidekick Elon was heard to mutter "We keep trying to kill the son of a bitch."
May 26, 2023

The debt ceiling scam

The (former) guy and his friends didn't pay their tab but they did leave a nice tip for the staff.
May 25, 2023

Ron DeSantis has an important announcement.

Ron DeSantis offered America another "look at me" moment on the first anniversary of the Uvalde massacre. It's one more pathetic act of bush league spite from Florida's governor.
May 22, 2023

Florida religious leaders denounce DeSantis' years long pause of Civil Rights Hall of Fame induction

Source: Tallahassee Democrat

TALLAHASSEE — Every year for nearly a decade, three names were added to the Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame, to honor those who've made significant contributions in the fight for equality and justice for all.

It's in state law: the Commission on Human Relations shall recommend up to 10 people for selection, and the governor shall select up to three of them. Their names and portraits are put up in a corner beside the Capitol entrance.

But that hasn't happened since 2019, Gov. Ron DeSantis' first year in office. Some Florida religious leaders, joined by local government and nonprofit officials, gathered on Thursday afternoon in front of the Civil Rights Hall of Fame, which is located neared the entrance of the Capitol building, and demanded to know why.
Rev. Dr. R.B. Holmes Jr., pastor of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Tallahassee, said, "My beloved governor has not, since 2019, [picked] through the Human Relations Commission names to be on the Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame.

Read more: https://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/politics/2023/05/19/despite-annual-obligation-desantis-picked-civil-rights-hall-of-fame-untouched-for-years/70231691007/

DeSantis is not one to pass up an opportunity to blow a racist dog whistle. Here he combines racism with hypocrisy as his staff cited Covid restrictions as a reason for his inaction. It's a lowlife twofer.
May 19, 2023

DeSantis' Surgeon General has a "no work, no show" job.

The Sun Sentinel recently ran a story on Dr. Joe Ladapo's side hustle. See the story here: http://bitly.ws/ETyu

In addition to his $250,000 salary as Florida's Surgeon General, Ladapo receives $262,000 from the University of Florida. The article describes his duties and actual work for the university so far:

Ladapo’s contract at UF requires him to do research and clinical teaching, but the only documented research at UF is Institutional Review Board approval for a single study on reducing cardiovascular risk in HIV-infected adults, the university said in response to multiple public records requests.

When questioned about his job duties at UF, Ladapo told lawmakers on April 24 he has given academic talks and taught in two courses at the university – one on health policy and one on HIV. UF public records obtained by the Orlando Sentinel and South Florida Sun Sentinel indicate he gave a single guest lecture in each of those courses, which were taught by other professors.

He told lawmakers at the April 24 ethics committee meeting he has plans to teach in the future.
May 17, 2023

Florida to send law enforcement officers to help 'secure' Texas border

Source: Sun Sentinel

Florida has offered to send hundreds of law enforcement officers and national guard soldiers to Texas to help “defend the southern border,” Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office announced Tuesday, the same day that Texas Governor Greg Abbott released a letter to asking fellow governors to provide assistance at the border and absorb all of the costs.
Florida has made over 1,100 “assets and resources” available to Texas, including 800 Florida National Guard soldiers, 200 Florida Department of Law Enforcement officers, 101 Florida Highway Patrol Troopers, 20 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers, and 20 Emergency Management personnel, according to a news release from the Governor’s Office. The state is also offering equipment, including drones, aircraft, and boats.
According to a mission description provided by the Florida Division of Emergency Management, Texas has requested the following from Florida, to “be provided to Texas with no cost to the State.”

Three operations planning staff
Three logicians
Up to 800 general purpose military personnel, qualified and equipped with weapons and at least 30 rounds of operational ammunition each
Up to one company of engineers
20 Florida criminal investigations division agents
50 Florida Highway Patrol troopers
10 Florida Game Wardens

Read more: https://www.sun-sentinel.com/2023/05/16/florida-to-send-law-enforcement-officers-to-help-secure-texas-border/

What to wear, what to wear, what to wear...clothes make the man.

DeSantis is consulting with his wardrobe team on whether he should offer a "Top Gov" flight suit look or go "full cowboy" with a Hoss Cartwright hat and bloused pants tucked into his boots.

The governor still gets nauseous every time he sees a white shrimp boot "gogo" meme and the coveralls he wore in Iowa are still at the cleaners.
May 14, 2023

My Verbs (Biden and Trump)

There is a long list of other verbs that Trump can also rightfully claim as his own: lie, cheat, abuse, steal, betray, etc.

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