The GOP is attacking Dream Defenders, a Florida youth organizing group, for promoting human rights, dignity,
and democracy. here --- But the threat to those now in power is real: A mobilized and engaged electorate in Florida would change priorities for public investment in so many areas the GOP claims are too expensive or unaffordable, as they shovel more and more public money and resources into the coffers of the one percent. It’s a scary prospect to the Republican Party, which in fact relies on voter suppression, hatred, dehumanization, and threats of violence for its power in the service of making the already powerful evermore powerful.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott continues to use millions of his own money for his
U.S. Senate campaign.
Federal campaign finance reports filed show that Scott has given his campaign $18 million between early August and the end of September. The Republican governor has now donated more than $38 million since jumping into the race back in April. MORE