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Log Cabin Republicans of Miami 'proud to endorse' reelection of Florida Gov. Rick Scott

News release from Log Cabin Republicans of Miami:

log cabinLog Cabin Republicans of Miami are proud to Endorse the Re-Election of Rick Scott for Governor of Florida. Actions speak louder than words. Rick Scott Campaigned in 2010 on creating jobs and lowering our debt, he is a man of his word.

Unemployment dropped to 6.2% from 11.1%. Florida went from a deficit of 3.6 Billion dollars to a SURPLUS of 1.2 Billion. He cut taxes 40 times and created 620,700 jobs. He also cut cost of prepaid tuitions by nearly $20,000. This has all been accomplished in less than 4 years! Numbers do not lie. We here at LCR Miami are on board with helping our Governor get re-elected so that he can continue the work he set out to do – Make Florida the best State in the Country to live and work in. LCR Miami stands strong with Governor Rick Scott!

As members of the LGBT community, we understand the importance of marriage equality. However we are not and have never been one issue voters. While Rick Scott has not publicly expressed full support for marriage equality, he has never argued against it.

He has, however, improved the State of Florida by leaps and bounds! We must remember that as responsible citizens we cannot simply cast a vote based on one issue. We must choose the best candidate who will represent the state and provide a better quality of life for all.

We believe this can best be accomplished by improving our economy, creating jobs and cutting taxes, all of which Governor Rick Scott has a clear and proven record on. Again, LCR Miami stands strong with Rick Scott for Governor!

About Log Cabin Republicans of Miami: We are an organization comprised of both Gay and Straight Republicans in Miami Dade County. We believe in limited government, a strong national defense, free markets, low taxes, personal responsibility, and individual liberty. Log Cabin Republicans represents an important part of the American family—taxpaying, hard-working people who proudly believe in this nation’s greatness.

We also believe all Americans have the right to liberty and equality. We believe equality for LGBT Americans is in the finest tradition of the Republican Party. We educate our Party about why inclusion wins. Opposing gay and lesbian equality is inconsistent with the GOP’s core principles of smaller government and personal freedom.

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What dreck.

What about Rick Scott's total and complete lack of transparency? The Log Cabin Republicans are the biggest dumb asses$ ever

This current GOP is consistent with its core principles of tax cuts for the rich, tax loopholes for its favorite corporate contributors and meddling in the private lives of citizens.

As to Rick Scott, he is the benefit of fortunate timing. He came into office as the economic recovery was underway and where the federal reserve and its programs have driven interest rates to record lows. Ben Bernanke and the FOMC deserve the credit for the improvement in the economy and growth in jobs, not Rick Scott.

So when is the big press conference and photo op with Rick Scott, where he says he is proud to accept the Log Cabin Republicans endorsement while standing in front of a big Log Cabin Republican rainbow colored elephant flag?

I don't agree with your politics most of the time. I do have many gay friends in your organization. I think Rick Scott is crooked as the day is long and benefited by the upturn in the larger economy. But that is neither here nor there. Fact is that your last paragraph is so sad. The republican party is run by social conservatives who think you are an abomination. They are never going to stop trying to legislate against your freedom anymore than they are going to stop legislating against mine as a woman. I vote for moderate republican women all the time hoping to increase the number of women in office. I hope some day a pro-choice republican woman will run for President. If she is moderate I will work for her, if there is not a democratic woman I like better running. ....... You guys need to figure out who your friends are.

Jews for Hitler
Slaved for the Confederacy
Women for Hobby Loby
And
Gays for the GOP
Are you ppl some type of special stupid?

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