Jim Crow is alive and well and living within the Florida Democratic Party, only this time it isn't where you think it is.
Bret Berlin is being paid for having paved the way for Stephen Bittel to become the Florida Democratic Party chair in the form of a 2nd vice chair position, as well as a position on the FDP Rules Committee.
Over the weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Florida Democratic Party's DCCA retreat in St. Petersburg.
"The most disrespected person in America is the black woman.
"The most unprotected person in America is the black woman.
"The most neglected person in America is the black woman."
-- Malcolm X
Well, on Thursday people of all shapes, sizes, colors, and backgrounds, converged on Tallahassee in support of Aramis Ayala.
A black woman.
A black woman who dared to take on an unjust criminal justice system.
A black woman who dared to take on an unjust governor.
So now Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran is getting in on the act. I guess we should have expected that, since he has aspirations of higher office.
Gov. Rick Scott wasted no time in replacing Aramis Ayala as the prosecutor in the Markeith Loyd murder case after she announced that she would seek life without the chance of parole instead of the death penalty.
Every time Aramis Ayala prosecutes a case from now on, she should publicly ask Gov. Rick Scott what the sentence should be.
What is it with Democrats and emails? We seem to get caught up in something that should be so simple to navigate.
Let's face it, the establishment wing of the Democratic Party cares about two things: its position and its power, and there was no way in hell it was going to let anyone come between it and what it has torn down the party all these years to get.
FDP, Something in the Milk Ain't Clean ...Says Karen Thurman, Rod Smith, Rick Boylan, Nancy Jacobson
I was wondering why, on Feb. 15, the FDP sent out a press release detailing the accomplishments of Stephen Bittel's first 30 days as chair of the party.