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Gaedel Donating Member (802 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-17-11 05:08 AM
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16. Yes, Norman Braman
He was pissed about the way the stadium deal went down and bankrolled the recall.

Jimmy Cefalo (former Dolphins player) was the radio voice attacking Mayor Alvarez (same station for Rush, Beck, Hannity).

Whatever, they struck a note because Alvarez went down the tubes 80% to 20% in the recall election.

Right after the feds announced no cost of living raises for social security or for military and federal retirees, Alvarez negotiated a significant COL for his government employees plus raised the salaries of his inner circle by an even higher amount.

Then, he raised property taxes to cover up the increases.

Even the Cuban community, which was his base, deserted him.

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  -Two Republicans ousted in recall vote in Miami Dade County, Florida. mfcorey1  Mar-16-11 02:06 AM   #0 
  - BRAVO ..!!  SoCalDem   Mar-16-11 02:08 AM   #1 
  - Nice!!! Let this be the first of many. (typo said meany, maybe I should've left it) n/t  cui bono   Mar-16-11 02:28 AM   #2 
  - Buyers remorse?  sabrina 1   Mar-16-11 03:06 AM   #3 
  - Republican, yes, but to some extent the reasons for recall were that he was not "Tea Party" enough.  eomer   Mar-16-11 04:32 AM   #4 
  - Thanks for those details. I hate to be chasing fool's gold. nt  mfcorey1   Mar-16-11 04:39 AM   #5 
  - Local conservative radio  Gaedel   Mar-16-11 04:49 AM   #6 
  - Wasn't there some billionaire car dealer also pushing this? n/t  BR_Parkway   Mar-16-11 07:55 AM   #13 
     - Yes, Norman Braman  Gaedel   Mar-17-11 05:08 AM   #16 
  - May they continue to eat their own. nt  mfcorey1   Mar-16-11 07:51 AM   #10 
     - ah yes  Snoutport   Mar-18-11 08:52 PM   #22 
  - I started a thread asking about this yesterday  malaise   Mar-16-11 05:05 AM   #7 
  - There are recalls in charter cities and counties. There are no recalls for the  1monster   Mar-16-11 11:01 PM   #15 
  - Americans assert themselves  SpiralHawk   Mar-16-11 05:08 AM   #8 
  - All aboard! The Recall Express is soon leaving the station.  DemoTex   Mar-16-11 05:26 AM   #9 
  - Maybe people have suddenly caught a case of sanity.  Vinca   Mar-16-11 07:52 AM   #11 
  - Alvarez pissed off billionaire Bramen because he raised property taxes.  LiberalAndProud   Mar-16-11 07:55 AM   #12 
  - Keep this ball rolling!!!!!! n/t  Scuba   Mar-16-11 08:04 AM   #14 
  - and the media has reported this as "Someone who raised taxes" getting ousted....  FLAprogressive   Mar-17-11 06:36 AM   #17 
  - It was  Gaedel   Mar-17-11 03:06 PM   #18 
     - If it were a Dem, it would be played as "Democrat (Who Raised Taxes) Gets Ousted"....  FLAprogressive   Mar-18-11 04:27 AM   #19 
        - I don't know about Miami-Dade  Gaedel   Mar-18-11 06:04 PM   #20 
  - Why he was recalled is scary. He tried to be moderate about taxes.  madfloridian   Mar-18-11 06:05 PM   #21 
  - oooh...recalled by the way right and the left?  Snoutport   Mar-20-11 05:43 PM   #24 
  - Good, but I fear the replacements.  Dappleganger   Mar-18-11 08:56 PM   #23 

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