Best of the Blogs: Silent Scott

Progress Florida Education Center’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 7-12-13
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Center’s popular free Daily Clips service.

Scott’s Biggest Individual Donor Fined for Misleading Vets; Scott Silent
Florida For All
Recent weeks brought the news that Rick Scott mega-donor Bill Edwards’ mortgage company has been hit with a massive FTC fine for the way it has been marketing to Vets.

Scott and Legislators look the other way as Florida decays
By David Guest
SWFWMD Matters
Around the state, communities that have natural freshwater springs flowing in their back yards like Brooksville (Weeki Wachee Springs), Crystal River (Crystal Springs), Dunnellon (Rainbow Springs), Ocala (Silver Springs), Orlando (Wekiva Springs), are becoming alarmed at the continuing deterioration of these extraordinary natural features.

The latest news on 2014 candidates’ second-quarter fundraising hauls
By Peter Schorsch
Saint Petersblog
Here is a running compilation of the latest news about 2014 candidates’ second-quarter fundraising hauls.

Snyder’s Take: Recovery Is A Tale of Two Cities
By Justin Snyder
The Florida Squeeze
I hate to be the bearer of bad news to delusional Democrats and the puppet punditocracy they follow religiously but the United States is NOT in a better position than before the recession.

Florida, through the eyes of the White House
By Gimleteye
Eye on Miami
President Obama’s public persona is calm, composed, even taciturn in the face of extraordinarily determined and wealthy adversaries.