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    Default Another Quitter

    Wonder what he is covering up that he felt he had to leave office early.

    Martinez sets off another scramble

    Saturday, August 8th, 2009 Republican Sen. Mel Martinez, with his wife, Kitty, at his side,



    ORLANDO U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez, the instigator of the most chaotic year in the past century of Florida politics, threw the state another curveball Friday by resigning 17 months before the end of his first and only term.

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    No real loss. He probably feels guilty about his stance on the illegal alien amnesty bill a few years back and is finally ready to do the right thing and step down. The nation will be better for his decision.
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    A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

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    No loss at all. Bye-Bye mel hello Charlie
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    I was gonna say....somehow Charlie is in this mix...although I thought he'd be up for a senatorial seat.....HOR is a little too low class for an ex gov.
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    See, unlike the Dems who will take anything (and I mean ANYTHING!) that can vote, the Rep are not afraid to weed the garden!!
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    Although you might already know, Charlie could appoint himself to Martinez position. However, he won't. Obvious political suicide. He can win it himself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by road kill View Post
    See, unlike the Dems who will take anything (and I mean ANYTHING!) that can vote, the Rep are not afraid to weed the garden!!
    Didn't the dems get rid of Spitzer? Unlike Larry Craig who served out his term. Or Sanford. Or Vitter. Where's Edwards. He's done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dnf777 View Post
    Didn't the dems get rid of Spitzer? Unlike Larry Craig who served out his term. Or Sanford. Or Vitter. Where's Edwards. He's done.
    And replaced them with bigger criminals nominated by the pres....

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