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Great Scott! Florida Governor Vetoes Funding For 'Big Brother' Program

Great Scott! Florida Governor Vetoes Funding For 'big Brother' Program

By Ben Wolford, Sun Sentinel
May 20, 2013

Florida taxpayers won't be paying for a controversial $3.2 million plan to stem violence in Palm Beach County.

Gov. Rick Scott vetoed $1 million from the state budget that was part of funding for the county's "Violence Prevention Program," designed to encourage communities to report suspicious behavior. Now the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says it will "re-evaluate the feasibility of going forward."

Read more: http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2013-05-20/news/fl-big-brot...



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Let's not get too excited about this douche

One common sense decision isn't enough to correct the mind and heart of a nutjob.

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Now let's defund other Big Brother agencies and programs starting with DHS TSA DEA and drones.

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I like this approach:

"re-evaluate the feasibility of going forward."

Which is what Congress should have done with Obamacare, et al.

The law cannot make a wicked person virtuous…God’s grace alone can accomplish such a thing.
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Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms. Ron Paul

Thank God!

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"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix

Yay!!

I'm always happy to see evidence of common sense in elected officials.

"Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice." -- Thomas Paine