Sunday, June 3, 2012

Florida Secedes from the Union--Again!

Guess rational people might want to forgive FL Governor 48.9% for ignorance of the very essence of how government works in the United States; his career in Medicaid fraud only taught him how to bilk the government, not to lawfully run a state.

Under the Constitution of the United States of Assimilation, the federal  government passes laws on matters of national import, pesky little matters like insuring lawfully qualified voters get to vote without getting purged from voter roles on the basis of flawed information.

Nevertheless, the morons running my state seem to think they can just ignore the lawful orders of the federal government and continue with their flawed voter purge.

[Florida will defy a federal warning to stop purging people the state suspects aren't U.S. citizens from voter registration rolls.

Despite a Justice Department letter, objections from county elections officials and evidence that a disproportionate number are voters of color, Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner's office planned to continue scrubbing the election rolls, a spokesman said Friday. Gov. Rick Scott (R) ordered the search for potentially ineligible voters.

“We have an obligation to make sure the voter rolls are accurate and we are going to continue forward and do everything that we can legally do to make sure that ineligible voters cannot vote,” said Chris Cate, a spokesman for Detzner. “We are firmly committed to doing the right thing and preventing ineligible voters from being able to cast a ballot. We are not going to give up our efforts to make sure the voter rolls are accurate."] emphasis added

Since I live in a state that gets to pick and choose what laws to follow, I hereby declare Bank of America an ongoing criminal conspiracy and declare their ill gotten gains forfeit.

Thereby, I shall appropriate some of that $ to my own use, however many bills I can stuff in my pocket.

Lest you or criminal law call that bank robbery, remember that in FL we get to pick laws we want to follow and ignore those we don't, just like Governor 48.9% and former beer lobbyist turned Secretary of the State of FL, Ken Detzner.

[...But like many of the truly bad ideas in history, the present-day version of Bank of America was the product of a testosterone overdose. The concept of an overmassive, acquiring-everything-in-sight, bicoastal megabank was hatched in the terminal inferiority complex of a greed-sick asshole – actually two greed-sick assholes, both of them CEOs of Southern regional banks, who launched a cartoonish arms race of bank acquisitions that would ultimately turn the American business world upside down.

The antagonists were Hugh McColl Jr. and Ed Crutchfield, the respective leaders of North Carolina National Bank (which would take over Bank of America) and First Union (which turned into Wachovia), both based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Obsessed with each other, these two men transformed their personal competition into one of the most ridiculous and elaborate penis-measuring contests in the history of American business – even engaging in the garish Freudian spectacle of vying to see who would have the tallest skyscraper in Charlotte....]
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