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Representing the Will of the People?

FyWhat a quaint thought...that those we send to serve our interests in Statehouses and in Congress would actually represent the wishes of the people who voted them into office.

That clearly isn't the case in Florida, where a cabal of legislators is trying to derail that State's biggest and most successful economic engines (Visit Florida and Enterprise Florida). Three House Committees have now voted to eliminate or defund the agencies. Hundreds have come to testify against the measure. Most never make it to the podium...the leadership has already made up its mind.

Outside of the comments section of the online coverage of this carnage, I don't see a lot of people testifying in favor of this movement.

Just like there wasn't much support for the Texas version of the "Bathroom Bill" that has resulted in untold economic repercussions in North Carolina. on its first hearing in a Texas Senate Committee, 200 people testified against the measure; just 30 showed up in favor.

The Committee voted 7-1 to move the bill forward.

This isn't the will of the people. This is the will of the sick bastards that have bought the obedience of our elected representatives.

The "silent majority" took back the Presidency from career politicians. When will the rest of us take the affairs of our government back from special interest groups?

The next election would be a good place to start, don'tcha think?

Or don'tcha think?

Bill Geist

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