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Author:  Bob Webster
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Date:  January 5, 2011
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Topic category:  Government/Politics

Florida's Governor Rick Scott Fulfills First Campaign Promises to Hold Government Accountable

Florida elected a conservative businessman who promised to get Florida back on the right track. His first act as governor bodes well for the people of Florida.

Rick Scott ran for governor of Florida pledging to get Florida's government back under control and to remove obstacles to the economic growth of Florida.

He has started off with a series of Executive Orders that show the state he meant business when he pledged to hold state government accountable.

Governor Scott's orders:

  • Freeze all new regulations.
     
  • Requires state agencies to use the E-Verify system to affirm employment eligibility of state employees and contractors.
     
  • Establishes policy on ethics and open government.
     
  • Reaffirms prohibition on discrimination in employment; Reaffirms non-discrimination in state contracting.

To read more, see the official Florida Governor's web page that reported these orders..

Congratulations to Governor Rick Scott on a great start to your new administration.

Bob Webster
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Biography - Bob Webster

Bob Webster, a descendant of Daniel Webster's father and early American patriot, Ebenezer Webster, has always had a strong interest in early American history, our Constitution, U.S. politics, and law. Politically he is a constitutional republican with objectivist and libertarian roots. He has faith in the ultimate triumph of truth and reason over deception and emotion. He is a strong believer in our Constitution as written and views the abandonment of constitutional restraint by the regressive Progressive movement as a great danger to our Republic. His favorite novel is Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand and believes it should be required reading for every high school student so they can understand the dangers of tolerating the growth of unconstitutional crushingly powerful central government. He strongly believes, as our Constitution enshrines, that the interests of the individual should be held superior to the interests of the state.

A lifelong interest in meteorology and climatology spurred his strong interest in science. Bob earned his degree in Mathematics at Virginia Tech, graduating in 1964.


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