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Scott Switches Positions on Immigration Ahead of Election
NBC Miami ^ | 6/9/14 | Monday, Jun 9, 2014

Posted on 06/09/2014 6:37:27 PM PDT by nickcarraway

When Rick Scott made his maverick push for Florida governor four years ago, the Republican took a hard line against immigration that he used to assail his main GOP rival for the job.

Scott called for an Arizona-styled enforcement law and a need to "secure the borders." Just last year he vetoed a bill that would have offered temporary driver's license to some young immigrants.

But the incumbent governor is now making a concentrated push to win over Hispanic voters in what appears to be a tight re-election campaign.

Scott on Monday signed into law a bill that guarantees in-state tuition rates to high school students living in the country illegally.


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: floridascott; immigration; uniparty

1 posted on 06/09/2014 6:37:27 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Don’t be surprised if voters choose Crist. Scott has pi88ed off conservatives


2 posted on 06/09/2014 6:39:17 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: nickcarraway

Shun Him — Defeat him. He is a traitor.


3 posted on 06/09/2014 6:40:15 PM PDT by SADMILLIE
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To: nickcarraway
Scott on Monday signed into law a bill that guarantees in-state tuition rates to high school students living in the country illegally

So Florida now discriminates against U.S. citizens from other States, but not illegal aliens?

Clear violation of the 14th Amendment.

4 posted on 06/09/2014 6:41:18 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: nickcarraway

Someone around here had just recently been defending Gov Scott. Wonder if they feel the same way, today.


5 posted on 06/09/2014 6:42:05 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: nickcarraway

He just guaranteed his loss.


6 posted on 06/09/2014 6:45:43 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: nickcarraway

Why is NBC Miami referring to as ‘immigration’?


7 posted on 06/09/2014 6:46:54 PM PDT by Hostage (ARTICLE V)
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To: nickcarraway

Not one dime’s worth of difference.


8 posted on 06/09/2014 6:51:51 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Jane Long

Governor Scott has reduced Florida’s debt in absolute terms to the level it was at when Crist first entered office.

I cannot pretend that a governor Crist wouldn’t have signed this legislation, so what exactly are we choosing over again?

Scott has cut taxes and cut debt.

I truly wish he could be an unmistakable clone of myself on every policy decision, but I can’t compare him to that ideal, I have to compare him the existing alternative.

And I already know how that story turns out...


9 posted on 06/09/2014 6:53:58 PM PDT by Gunslingr3
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To: VRWC For Truth

Scott eliminated the ethanol mandate.
And made it illegal for DRs to ask about guns.

Nobody’s perfect ay?


10 posted on 06/09/2014 6:54:52 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: Gunslingr3
The problem you have is that people are tired of voting for the lesser evil, and out to punish moderate liberal republicans.

It's the new reality.

/johnny

11 posted on 06/09/2014 6:57:18 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: bicyclerepair; VRWC For Truth
Nobody’s perfect ay?

Doesn't even begin to even up the score.

There is no comparison.

Amnesty, in any and all of it's forms, either incrementally or in large doses is a Republic Killer.
12 posted on 06/09/2014 6:58:13 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: bicyclerepair
No politician is guaranteed a vote if they go against their base, ay?

/johnny

13 posted on 06/09/2014 6:58:25 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: nickcarraway

Shun him. Defeat him . He is a traitor to his word— not worth spit.


14 posted on 06/09/2014 7:02:30 PM PDT by SADMILLIE
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To: nickcarraway

Welp, Scott, hope you find what your looking for, because you lost mine.


15 posted on 06/09/2014 7:35:10 PM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: nickcarraway

How many face palms is he worthy of now?


16 posted on 06/09/2014 7:39:52 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Then we can have more debt and the same policies.
I can’t see why anyone would do that.


17 posted on 06/09/2014 7:54:52 PM PDT by Gunslingr3
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To: chris37

People in FL almost always make the wrong choice.


18 posted on 06/09/2014 8:04:34 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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To: Theodore R.

Yeah, I’m not sure what the deal is here, it’s like there is something in the water or the air, similar to the west coast.


19 posted on 06/09/2014 8:07:23 PM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: Theodore R.

It’s all those retired New Englanders.


20 posted on 06/09/2014 8:09:53 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: chris37; KC_Lion

RINO’s are Democrats in disguise

The Lesser of Two Evils is just the same Evil in a different hoodie.


21 posted on 06/09/2014 8:10:05 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: nickcarraway

How about a comparison of economic figures (jobs, state deficit/surplus, etc.) of Scott vs. Crist. What does that look like?


22 posted on 06/09/2014 8:18:42 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: GeronL

RINOs are snobs; think they’re “better” than the Democrat riff-raff.


23 posted on 06/09/2014 8:34:12 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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To: GeronL

I do not even believe that they are the lesser of two evils.

They are the same evil, government.

It has fooled half of us with one lie and the other half with another lie.

It really doesn’t matter what any one of us believes in that regard, because we are all going to be enslaved.

We were played like fiddles.


24 posted on 06/09/2014 10:52:52 PM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: SADMILLIE

The only problem with that is in doing so, we get Charlie Crist.


25 posted on 06/09/2014 11:08:36 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: Gunslingr3
With liberal republicans, you get liberal policies. Eventually you will get more debt. Who do you think pays for the difference between 'in state' tuition?

Nope. Conservatives won't have it anymore. They will destroy liberal republicans where they find them.

/johnny

26 posted on 06/10/2014 5:09:36 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper
Debt has been reduced THREE YEARS IN A ROW.

Is there another State in the Union that can boast that?

He just got it back to it was when Crist took office.

When my option is to keep him or put Crist in, I'm keeping the guy who actually has a record of cutting debt and vetoing spending.

Who do you think pays for the difference between 'in state' tuition?

Taxpayers, which is most people in a State like Florida that doesn't have an income tax.

I'd prefer a free market in education, but that's not on the table.

The people in this State want their taxes to subsidize higher education. Seeing Crist elected in place of Scott isn't going to alter that, it isn't going to effect it in any way.

But I have NO reason to think that putting Crist back in the governor's mansion won't lead to more debt as he compromises in every direction he can seeking 'accomplishments'.

I'll stick with the guy who considers cutting debt an 'accomplishment' and has a record of doing it that I can't find equal to in the last 100 years.

27 posted on 06/10/2014 3:35:02 PM PDT by Gunslingr3
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To: Gunslingr3
Then he shouldn't have alienated his base by supporting amnesty. Because that's a sure way to lose lots of votes.

/johnny

28 posted on 06/10/2014 3:39:20 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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