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Florida Republican Party chair to resign
Florida Courier ^
| 31 August 2011
Posted on 08/31/2011 8:20:29 PM PDT by NautiNurse
Republican Party of Florida Chairman David Bitner said Wednesday he would resign because of health concerns, a surprising move that sent the party looking for its fourth leader in less than two years.
"At the time I first discussed my health with you, I also made a promise that I would serve as the Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida only as long as I could do so with all the energy and attention this position deserves," Bitner, who revealed in April that he had been diagnosed with ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, wrote in a letter to Republican activists. "I have kept that promise, and it has been the honor of a lifetime to serve you and my beloved Florida."
Bitner will step aside Sept. 23, amid the party's Presidency 5 event. He recommended that Vice Chairman Lenny Curry, who also heads the Duval County GOP, be elected to replace him.
(Excerpt) Read more at flcourier.com ...
TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: als; bitner; fl; florida; gop; rpof
Prayers for David Bitner and his family through this most difficult time.
Tragic to read about this.
That terrible disease has claimed far too many lives and devastated far too many families.
posted on 08/31/2011 8:38:20 PM PDT
(Sheesh. Go away and stay away Newt.)
Oh dear, such a devastating disease. I offer my prayers for him and for his family.
posted on 08/31/2011 9:40:48 PM PDT
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Prayers up. ALS is a brutal way to die.
posted on 09/01/2011 4:45:51 AM PDT
(In Georgia - all Republicans are Democrats in sheeps clothing)
To: JulieRNR21; kinganamort; katherineisgreat; floriduh voter; summer; Goldwater Girl; windchime; ...
posted on 09/01/2011 4:56:04 AM PDT
by Joe Brower
(Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
My first wife died of ALS at age 34. I wouldn’t even wish THAT disease on Obama, Pelosi or Reid.
posted on 09/01/2011 5:05:52 AM PDT
(WOSD = fascism pure and simple.)
This is a brutal disease- my prayers are with him and his family.
posted on 09/01/2011 5:18:38 AM PDT
by SE Mom
(Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
posted on 09/01/2011 7:35:52 AM PDT
(~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
Prayers from here for him and his family.
posted on 09/01/2011 9:22:54 AM PDT
(A President is sworn to uphold the Constitution. If he doesn't, IMPEACH him!)
posted on 09/09/2011 9:40:07 AM PDT
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Thanks for posting the link to the updated info!
posted on 09/09/2011 9:44:14 AM PDT
(Drink good coffee. You can sleep when you are dead.)
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