Pubdate: Sat, 08 Nov 2014
Source: Florida Today (Melbourne, FL)
Copyright: 2014 Florida Today
Author: Gregory W. Hewitt


Votes have been counted and the elections are over, thereby finally
ending the incessant political ads, the lies, disinformation and hyperbole.

Gov. Rick Scott can remove his Navy insignia baseball cap and Charlie
Crist can stop meeting people on their front porch. Floridians have
successfully reinstated a fraudulent thief in office and sent the
party-switching candidate back to his family. Some choice we had.

Attorney General Pam Bondi can continue to protect the children, while
espousing the right to bear arms, and the "monsters" are headed to
prison cells, where they belong. As for George Sheldon, Bondi's
opponent, his political campaign ads were nonexistent, so once again,
whoever spends the most money wins.

Unfortunately, the medical marijuana amendment failed to achieve the
60 percent majority required for approval, depriving many sorely in
need of its potential benefits. A 58 percent majority is insufficient
to pass, yet a man can be elected to a four-year term with a 49
percent majority vote.

Thankfully, Brevard County residents saw the need for the half-cent
sales tax increase. I am proud of my fellow Brevard residents for this

Sad to say, I don't know where this beautiful state is

Gregory W. Hewitt

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