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Atwater addresses crowd at ‘We the People’ rally

by Dara Kam | April 16th, 2010

Senate President Jeff Atwater, R-North Palm Beach, addressed a crowd of about 600 at a “We the People” rally Thursday afternoon on the steps of the Old Capitol in Tallahassee. The rally was one of thousands that took place across the country on tax day.

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7 Responses to “Atwater addresses crowd at ‘We the People’ rally”

  1. Chuck Says:

    poor planning and strategy: Atwater, may have screwed the ENTIRE party.

    Don’t count your chickens before they hatch. You got hosed by your governor.

  2. Carole fields Says:

    Loranne Ausley is going to win over Jeff Atwater for CFO. Teachers will make good on their promise to get rid of the legislators who lead poorly., as he did on SB6 .

  3. Basket of tomatoes Says:

    …and no teachers threw tomatoes at Atwater?? Were teachers and parents not allowed at this rally?

  4. Atwater dishonest Says:

    Atwater claims in this speech that “we’re not taking any more of your hard earned money” while bragging that California and New York are bankrupt and Florida has the highest bond rating. Yet, he fails to explain how he managed to balance Florida’s budget last year and this year with FEDERAL subsidies which come from whom? The taxpayers, so in the end yes he is taking our “hard earned money” and using it to plug his budget’s holes so he doesn’t have to raise money from state taxes and account for that decision at election time. Meanwhile, he hopes to double his bets by scoring points and name recognition criticizing the federal Congress that rescued him and his state’s budget. Pathetic.

  5. LOL! Says:

    Why didn’t Atwater make an effort at a “balanced budget amendment” whe for * years Bush spent money like it grew on trees and wiped out years of budget surpluses?

  6. Carole fields Says:

    I hope folks do their homework , not at Fox either, before the next election. Have you heard the expression ” he speaks with forked tongue” ? that goes for lots of the legislators in Tallahassee now . Please vote thoughtfully and ” throw the bums out ” who vote without regard for their constituants and only seek to further their own interests. Or to repay pre-election promises. We should all work for campaign finance reform . It would stop a lot of this…. working for the people who haave the deep pockets.

  7. Bud Says:

    Jeff Atwater is a little Glenn Beck. It’s amazing what a politician will do to pander for votes.

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