‘Heartless leadership’: Charlie Crist blasts Ron DeSantis over ending federal unemployment benefits

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The program provides an extra $300 per week to the unemployed during the pandemic.

Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist is criticizing Gov. Ron DeSantis for cutting Florida’s weekly federal unemployment benefits, starting June 26.

DeSantis made the call to end the federal benefits on Monday, joining at least 22 other states that have called it quits on the program. The Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program provides an extra $300 per week in benefits to the unemployed during the pandemic.

“This is heartless leadership by Gov. Ron DeSantis, who seems more interested in scoring partisan points than taking care of Floridians,” Crist said in a statement. “Cutting unemployment benefits, just as our state and nation are getting out of a historic crisis, is the height of irresponsibility and will slow our economic recovery.”

DeSantis credited Florida’s economic recovery for the cut, referencing the state’s nearly half a million job openings, he told reporters in Miami Monday.

The move follows the release of Florida’s April labor statistics, which shows the private sector hired 18,800 workers and that there are 460,000 online job postings. DEO Secretary Dane Eagle praised DeSantis for the relatively quick economic recovery in the Sunshine State.

But, the decision is raising concern among Democratic leaders, like Crist, who argue this move will hurt Floridians in need. Democrats also shared concern over the reliance solely on the state’s unemployment system, which provides a maximum of $275 per week, one of the smallest amounts in the nation.

“With this decision, Gov. DeSantis is doubling down on Florida’s disgraceful unemployment system that effectively punishes Floridians for falling on hard times, paying one of the lowest rates in the country, and tangling regular Floridians in pointless red tape,” Crist said. “Florida deserves better. Floridians deserve a Governor who cares for the people and listens to what they need — and that’s why I’m running for Governor.”

The Republican incumbent has faced a slew of criticism from the Congressman as the two gear up for the 2022 gubernatorial election. Crist previously slammed DeSantis for his response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speaking with Jim DeFede on “Facing South Florida” on WFOR-TV in Miami, Crist said he was disappointed in DeSantis’ job performance, particularly related to his response to the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccine rollout, or, as Crist called it, the “non-rollout.”

Crist even called for a federal investigation into the alleged “pay for play” partnership with Publix — a scandal he highlighted in a campaign video.

Most recently, Crist challenged DeSantis on his recently signed legislation establishing stricter election provisions in Florida.

But, despite Crist’s continued criticisms, DeSantis continues to lead polls for the Governor’s race, having a double-digit lead over the most likely challengers to his reelection.

The Florida Chamber of Commerce released a Cherry Communications poll last week asking about head-to-head matchups between DeSantis and three potential Democratic nominees.

Crist posts the best showing against DeSantis. But the Republican incumbent still leads Crist 51% to 41%, including holding a 50% to 33% edge among independent voters.

Kelly Hayes

Kelly Hayes studied journalism and political science at the University of Florida. Kelly was born and raised in Tampa Bay. A recent graduate, she enjoys government and legal reporting. She has experience covering the Florida Legislature as well as local government, and is a proud Alligator alum. You can reach Kelly at [email protected]


91 comments

  • Carol Jordan Hirsch

    May 24, 2021 at 3:50 pm

    Crist is a has-been that never really was. He’s run out of parties that want him.

  • Edward Lyle

    May 24, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Poor Chuck… tired left-wing rhetoric and lame slanderous laments is all he has left.

    Hey Chuck!… thanks to the realistic and pragmatic leadership of Governor DeSantis, Florida has been out of the manufactured “crisis” for quite some time now. Yeah, we still have a couple of local clowns trying to hold on to their self-created power due to the China Bio-Weapon Flu Scamdemic… but we’re doing ok sport.

    … stay out of the bath houses and try to keep up will ya.

  • Tony

    May 24, 2021 at 4:07 pm

    Nearly every Florida business is hiring. Stop the free ride and get back to work! GREAT JOB GOV!

    • Arthro

      May 24, 2021 at 11:54 pm

      Charlie is such a panderer. DeSantis is doing a great job. Get lost Charlie.

    • Preston

      May 30, 2021 at 4:10 pm

      Your a bitch dude

  • Andy

    May 24, 2021 at 5:05 pm

    This is definitely going to reverberate for many jobless workers over the next few months and tough summer for many PUA claimants. Its a shame when political pandering hits main street American and Floridians.

    • Cheryl Thomas

      May 25, 2021 at 1:22 pm

      I’m a furloughed Corporate Travel Agent. I’ve been furloughed since April 2020. I Iook for employment daily. In the beginning there were no jobs to be had. I’m curious how our Tourism economy has rebounded in that only one company is posting employment opportunities for travel agents.
      I’m so embarrassed to live in a state that treats their residents in such a callous manner. Florida has become a swamp wasteland pandering to a cult of racist politicians.
      Gov DeSantis & Rick Scott are an embarrassment to the resident’s of Florida. We all look like foolish aliens being held hostage by a racist regime.

      • Preston

        May 30, 2021 at 4:14 pm

        So true

  • Tom Palmer

    May 24, 2021 at 5:47 pm

    Let’s see what wages do. Will we return to Florida’s semi-feudal economy?

  • Ghost of Governance Past

    May 24, 2021 at 6:41 pm

    Chain Gang who?

  • Jean Earley

    May 25, 2021 at 4:17 pm

    Our Florida governor has no clue what people who are unemployed are going through. Backing out of a federal program to help people who have worked their entire lives and have needed help for the first time.I am a senior citizen who still has to work and want to, but their are more things to consider upon returning and not as easy as those who feel there are plenty of jobs available. Shame on our governor!

    • Mercy

      May 27, 2021 at 9:31 am

      I’m also a senior. I have worked almost all my life. My job applications do not get answered or I’m rejected. Many employers do not want to hire seniors. I don’t hear the governor encouraging employers to hire us. Best Wishes

      • TAMMY

        May 29, 2021 at 11:39 pm

        ALSO MANY PEOPLE STARTED A ONLINE CLASS THAT WILL IMPROVE THEMSELVES BASED ON THIS ENDING IN SEPTEMBER. YOU JERKS HAVE NO FAITH IN THE AMERICAN PEOPLE. YOU SIT THERE AND CALL US ALL LAZY WHEN IT IS US WHO PAY PAY PAY. HOW DARE YOU PULL THE RUG OUT WITH LESS THEN 30 DAY NOTICE. YOU POLITICIANS THINK THIS IS SOME JOKE YOU CAN KEEP PLAYING ON THE PEOPLE? THIS IS CRAZY AND INHUMANE. YOU ALL TREAT YOUR DOGS BETTER THAN YOU DO ALL OF US. WE DID NOT PLAN THIS VIRUS SO GET OVER YOURSELVES ALREADY WITH THIS BULLSHIT AND LEARN TO BE A HUMAN BEING WHO CARES ABOUT PEOPLE. TELL THE BOOHOO JOBS WHO PAY SHIT MONEY TO STEP IT UP DOWN HERE WITH THE COST OF LIVING OR GET OUT OF THE GAME. WE CANT KEEP THIS GOING THIS WAY. SOMETHING NEEDS TO CHANGE. LOWER THE RENTS OR GIVE MORE MONEY. DO SOMETHING BESIDES PULL THE RUG OUT FROM US AT THE LAST MIN.

      • TAMMY

        May 30, 2021 at 11:40 am

        I DIDNT GET MY 1ST OF 2ND STIMULUS CHECK AND I FILED ALL MY TAXES. THE IRS IS JUST SAYING THEY ARE WORKING ON IT. MANY PEOPLE WHO MAKE 100K A YEAR ALL GOT THEIRS BUT I DIDNT. I OWE NO CHILD SUPPORT OR OWE NO STUDENT LOANS. THEY JUST SAY IT IS ON THE WAY AND I HAVE NOT GOT ONE PENNY. NONE OF THIS IS FAIR. I WILL NOT VOTE AGAIN FOR THIS GOVERNOR.

    • TAMMY

      May 29, 2021 at 11:25 pm

      SHAME ON THIS GOVERNOR FOR THIS. THEY KEEP PULLING THE RUG OUT FROM UNDER PEOPLE. JUST AS I GET THINGS GOING AGAIN BUT STILL HAVE MORE TO DO WITH THE HELP OF THIS MONEY, HE GIVES US ALL LESS THAN 30 DAYS NOTICE TO GET TO WORK AT A SERVER JOB WHEN IT WAS MY OWN SMALL BUSINESS WAS AFFECTED. THIS GUY IS A JERK. I WILL NOT VOTE FOR HIM AGAIN. THIS IS UNREAL. I AM SETTING MYSELF UP TO DO GOOD AND HE JUST MESSED IT ALL UP BECAUSE SERVER JOBS THAT PAY CRAP ARE CRYING? THE APARTMENTS COST A LOT OF MONEY IN SOUTH FLORIDA AND I CANT DO IT ON A SERVER CRAP JOB WITH NO BENEFITS BECAUSE ALL THEY DO IS HIRE PART TIME PEOPLE, SO THEY DONT HAVE TO GIVE ANY BENEFITS TO THE PEOPLE. I AM PISSED!!!! THE JOBS SUCK DOWN HERE. THEY PAY SHIT AND THE COST IS THROUGH THE ROOF. I HAD THINGS SET FOR THIS SEPTEMBER AND NOW HE JUST CUT IT ALL SHORT SO THE ENTIRE PLAN IS FUCKED NOW. I MUCH RATHER WORK THAN GET THIS MONEY BUT THE PANDEMIC MESSED ALL THAT UP. HOW CAN HE DO THIS? OMG HOW INSANE. WITH LESS THEN A 30 DAY NOTICE ON TOP OF IT ALL. ALL THESE PEOPLE DO, IS BAIT AND SWITCH AND PLAY GAMES WITH PEOPLES LIVES. IT IS SICK. I LIKED HIM UP UNTIL NOW. THIS IS PURE HEARTLESS SICK EVIL GAME TO BE PLAYING. I HAVE NEVER NEEDED ANY HELP MY ENTIRE LIFE UNTIL THIS 2020 PANDEMIC CRAP. HE IS MENTAL TO THINK WE DONT WANT TO WORK. SO JUST GO GET ANY JOB THAT PAYS IS HIS ANSWER AND BECOME HOMELESS BECAUSE IT IS NOT ENOUGH TO PAY THE DAMN BILLS WITH THIS SICK INFLATED RENT DOWN HERE IN SOUTH FLORIDA AND ON TOP OF IT WE HAVE TO KNOW SPANISH TO GET MANY JOBS DOWN HERE NOW . I WAS BORN HERE AND MIDDLE AGE WOMAN SO I AM NOT 20 AND NO MONEY OR TIME TO LEARN SPANISH. I AM SO DAMN DONE WITH THESE POLITICIANS WHO LIVE IN A BUBBLE. I THOUGHT HE WAS DOWN TO EARTH BUT HE ISNT. HE IS JUST ANOTHER MINDLESS POLITICIAN WHO THINKS WITH HIS ASS. NOW WE HAVE THESE RICH PEOPLE WHO OWN MILLION DOLLAR HOMES AND NOT EVEN HERE ALL YEAR AROUND TELLING US TO SUCK IT UP AND JUST GET TO WORK TO SLAVE FOR THEM AT RESTAURANTS AND BARS WHILE PEOPLE CANT MAKE ENOUGH TO EVEN LIVE BECAUSE THE WAGES DOWN HERE ARE SO LOW. WE PAY JUST AS HIGH IN APARTMENTS FOR LIVING HERE AS IN NEW ENGLAND BUT THE WAGES DOWN HERE ARE HALF OF WHAT THEY PAY UP NORTH. I WILL GO BACK UP NORTH WHERE THEY PAY BETTER WAGES AND ALL THE VACATION SNOW BIRDS CAN KISS MY WHITE ASS. SERVE YOUR DAMN SELVES AND PISS OFF. WITHOUT REGULAR PEOPLE WORKING DOWN HERE YOU ALL HAVE NOTHING!!!!!! RAISE THE WAGES OR LOWER THE DAMN RENTS. YOU CANT HAVE HIGH RENTS AND PAY EVERYONE DIRT CHEAP SHIT MONEY. THIS IS CRAZY. THE INSANITY MUST STOP. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. I AM NOT EVEN A DEMOCRAT BUT AT LEAST I HAVE LOGIC. BERNIE SANDERS AT LEAST SOUNDS LIKE A CARING HUMAN BEING AT THIS POINT AND TIME. SHAME ON THIS GOVERNOR FOR DOING THIS TO PEOPLE WHO ARE ALREADY STRUGGLING. WOW, LET PEOPLE GET A GRIP ON THINGS FOR DAMN SAKES. HOW CAN YOU DO THIS????????

      • Kathy Matney

        May 29, 2021 at 11:44 pm

        WELL SAID !!! ABSOLUTELY AGREE !!! AT LEAST BERNIE SANDERS CARES !!! I AM REPUBLICAN TOO_ THIS COMING FROM DeSantis ” Shocking ” To Pull The Rug Out From People- Short Notice !! PEOPLE REMEMBER AT ELECTION POLLS !!! 500K+PLUS PEOPLE FLORIDA WILL REMEMBER!!

        • TAMMY

          May 29, 2021 at 11:51 pm

          YES, THIS IS SICK WHAT THIS GOVERNOR IS DOING DOWN HERE IN FLORIDA. BAIT AND SWITCH GAME IS NOT FUNNY ONE DAMN BIT. HE IS A FOOL FOR THIS SHIT. FOLLOWING THESE OTHER MINDLESS JACK ASSES. I AM DONE WITH HIM NOW. THIS IS THE LAST STRAW.

        • TAMMY

          May 30, 2021 at 12:58 am

          I WAS HAPPY WITH HIM WITH EVERYTHING UNTIL HE DID THIS INHUMANE THING TO THE WORKING CLASS PEOPLE. I AM IN SHOCK AND I CANT EVEN SLEEP. I AM SO NERVOUS NOW. THIS IS UNFORGIVABLE.

          • Kathy Matney

            May 30, 2021 at 1:25 am

            Absolutely Agree with you. This is Horrible. Let’s all Pray July 2021.. New Stimulous. Check $2000 Plus $1000 (or) $2000 Paid 12 Months …
            That would help people who are on Unemployment… DESAuNTIS And Rubio …

      • Kathy Matney

        May 30, 2021 at 4:39 pm

        Tammy- I agree with you 100%. Unemployment $300 Wk- Funded By Our Govt To Sept 30th, 2021. That money would have benefited Florida People On Unemployment. It would have also increased Florida Economy !!! Senators want to give this money back- To Throw at Special Interest Groups- To Gain Substantial Campaign Money… Believe- To Pull the Rug Out 500K People in Florida- Major Loss Of Votes. Thank God For Bernie Sanders- A Caring Person. All The Negative- Trace Back To Mitch McConnel .. He is 100% For Special Interest Groups Only !!!! Horrible…. Tammy- Life Is Good- We Will WIN !!! God and Universe has our back!!!

        • TAMMY

          May 30, 2021 at 10:35 pm

          RON IS PLAYING BIG SHOT WITH COPS WHO HAVE A JOB BY GIVNG THEM 1000 BUKS AND THE STAY AT HOME TEACHERS WHO ALSO HAD MONEY ALWAYS COMING IN. THE WORKED FROM HOME. THEY ALL GOT PAID. THE PEOPLE WHO LOST THEIR ACTUAL JOBS HE IS SNUBBING HIS NOSE UP AT US AS IF WE ARE A BUNCH OF LAZY LOSERS. WOW, OK YEAH I AM PISSED OFF!!!! WE ARE THE BREAD AND BUTTER, WE ARE NOT WELFARE AND FOOD STAMP PEOPLE. GIVE US OUR DIGNITY FOR GODS SAKES.

          • TAMMY

            May 30, 2021 at 10:36 pm

            RON IS PLAYING BIG SHOT WITH COPS WHO HAVE A JOB BY GIVNG THEM 1000 BUCKS AND THE STAY AT HOME TEACHERS WHO ALSO HAD MONEY ALWAYS COMING IN. THE WORKED FROM HOME. THEY ALL GOT PAID. THE PEOPLE WHO LOST THEIR ACTUAL JOBS HE IS SNUBBING HIS NOSE UP AT US AS IF WE ARE A BUNCH OF LAZY LOSERS. WOW, OK YEAH I AM PISSED OFF!!!! WE ARE THE BREAD AND BUTTER, WE ARE NOT WELFARE AND FOOD STAMP PEOPLE. GIVE US OUR DIGNITY FOR GODS SAKES.

        • TAMMY

          May 30, 2021 at 10:47 pm

          AFTER THIS STUNT, IT REALLY OPENED MY EYES OF HOW ROTTEN AND HEARTLESS REPUBLICNAS ARE. I AM REALLY MOVING TO VERMONT SO I CAN FEEL MORE SECURE AND HAVE DIGNITY WITH MY WAGES PAID TO ME THAT I DESERVE. RENT FOR A 2 BEDROOM IS 1000 AND HERE IT IS 3000. I WILL NOT LIVE IN THE SLUMS DOWN HERE TO AFFORD RENT. I HAVE ALWAYS LIVED GOOD SINCE THE 80S AND NOW I AM CHOKING AND DROWNING. I CANT SURVIVE HERE. THE WORKING CLASS OF PEOPLE CANT SURVIVE THIS ANYMORE. THEY WILL NOW ALL HAVE TO SERVE THEMSELVES IN HOSPITALITY NOW. I AM SO DAMN DONE. VERMONT LOOKS OUT FOR THE COMMON EVERY DAY PEOPLE. HERE IT IS EITHER RICH OR POOR ON WELFARE AND I AM NOT EITHER ONE OF THOSE THINGS. I AM A COMMON GOOD AMERICAN HARD WORKING CLEAN CUT WOMAN WHO MINDS MY OWN BUSINESS. I AM FROM NEW ENGLAND AND I AM GOING BACK. FLORIDA REEKS LIKE SHIT NOW. SO LET THE NEW YORKERS HAVE IT. THEY CAN SHOVE THE SUN UP THEIR NEW YORK ASS AND ROTATE ON IT. COPS ARE LEAVING TOO. MANY PEOPLE HAVE LEFT AND LEAVING FLORIDA. DONT BE FOOLED BY THE NEWS YOU SEE.

          • Linda Lichtenstein

            June 1, 2021 at 11:58 am

            Hi Tammy,

            Your message states that you will be moving to Vermont. I know that you will enjoy returning to a state that cares for the everyday people. By the way, None of the Democratic states got rid of the 300 per week for unemployment. This has turned into a political game. I am from New York and everything that is important to me is done wrong in Florida.

        • TAMMY

          May 30, 2021 at 10:56 pm

          KATHY, I AM NOT A REPUBLICAN OR DEMOCRAT. I AM A PERSON WITH COMMON SENSE. THE STUNT THE REPUBLICANS ARE PULLING RIGHT NOW IN ALL THEIR STATES
          WITH BEING ON THEIR BIG POWER TRIPS IS ABOUT THE MOST EVEL THING I HAVE EVER SEEN GOING ON. IT IS PURE EVIL. WE HAVE TO PRAY FOR ALL OF US AND MANY OTHERS OUT THERE TO BE OK. THESE POLITICIANS ALL LIVE IN A DAMN BUBBLE. EXCEPT BERNIE. HE SEEMS TO UNDERSTAND A LOT. THEY ALL CALL HIM NAMES BUT BERNIE SANDERS IS FOR THE COMMON PEOPLE. THE MIDDLE AMERICA. THESE REPUBLICANS THINK THEY ARE HEROS TAKING A HARSH STANCE AGAINST THE ONES WHO STOOD BY THEM WITH PULLING THE PLUG LIKE THIS WITH NO NOTICE. I WILL NOT FORGET THIS. I WILL NOT FORGIVE THIS, WITH WHAT THEY ARE DOING TO AMERICANS.

    • Preston

      May 30, 2021 at 4:17 pm

      Well said

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 10:28 pm

      HE ACTS LIKE WE ARE ALL CHILDREN IN SCHOOL BEING BAD KIDS AND HE HAS TO BE THE MEAN TEACHER TO SET US ALL STRAIGHT. HE HAS NO DAMN CLUE OF HOW NERVOUS I HAVE BEEN FOR ONE YEAR STRAIGHT. WE WORKED ALL OUR LIVES AND I HAVE NEVER FILED FOR UNEMPLOYMENTS EVEN ONCE. WE HAVE A CRISIS AND HE WANTS TO TREAT US ALL LIKE A BUNCH OF BAD SCHOOL KIDS AND NOT EVEN GIVE US ANY DIGNITY. HE JUST PULLED THE PLUG LIKE IT WAS A BATH FULL OF WATER AND JUST WATCH US ALL GO RIGHT DOWN THE DRAIN LIKE WE ARE NOTHING. I CANT FORGIVE THIS. THIS IS OVER THE LINE BIG TIME. THEY ALL PLAYED GAMES BACK AND FORTH ALL YEAR DURING THE ENTIRE PANDEMIC AND NOW HE DOES THIS. ALL THEY DO IS CREATE DRAMA NON STOP WITH SICK POWER TRIPS, AND WONT ALLOW US EVEN A SIMPLE BREAK TO TAKE A DAMN BREATH. IT IS CONSTANT WORRY ALL YEAR NEVER KNOWING NOT KNOWING WHAT IS NEXT. THEY TELL US ONE THING THEN PULL THE PLUG AT THE LAST MIN. PURE EVIL AND SO WEAK ALL BECAUSE A FEW HOSPITALITY PEOPLE WENT CRYING TO HIM. THE SAME PEOPLE WHO KICKED US ALL TO THE CURB WHEN THE PANDEMIC HAPPEND LAST YEAR. THE OWNERS DIDNT CARE ONE DAMN BIT.

  • Tom

    May 25, 2021 at 10:57 pm

    Sorry Charlie, LOL.
    Jean and Cheryl I know you mean well.
    Over 450,000 jobs in the Que.
    Time to go back.
    Best Gov in country unless you like Fried Jones extremist ticket.

    • TAMMY

      May 29, 2021 at 11:47 pm

      I DOUBT YOU EVEN LIVE IN FLORIDA, SO SHUT THE HELL UP! MANY PEOPLE STRUGGLING HAVE NEVER EVEN ONCE BEEN ON UNIMPLOYMENT. GO BACK UNDER YOUR ROCK YOU LIVE UNDER.

      • TAMMY

        May 31, 2021 at 7:47 pm

        THE UNEMPLOYMENT IS SKY HIGH DOWN HERE AND IT HAS NOTHING AT ALL TO DO WITH THE FACT WE ARE NOT LOOKING FOR A JOB THAT WILL PAY ENOUGH TO MAKE ENDS MEET. WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH REPUBLICANS? THEY ARE ALL INSANE ON A SICK POWER TRIP FROM HELL. PURE EVIL.

    • Kathy Matney

      May 30, 2021 at 2:06 am

      The $300 Week Federal Government Paid. Finding to the State. To pull the rug out from people is wrong… You need to Educate yourself more about what is going on. The Real Problem Min Wage Florida Is Below Other States. Can you work for $5.00 to $10 Hour? Can you live on a days pay $80.00 … When Housing $2000 Month Plus Utilities… Are you age 55 + Plus… Do you know About Age Discrimination… It’s obvious that you have No Clue… Telling People Just Go Get A Job… Take Time To Educate Yourself… Your Comments make you sound really clueless… Wake Up !! The American Working Middle Class – Unfair Treatment… What DESANTIS and Rubio have done to People Unemployed Florida. This is Really Horrible !!! This IS WRONG… People Will Remember This Next Election. It’s Called Karma Payback !!! Take away $300 Week Federal Unemployment Compensation… It’s time to Take Away Your Vote !!!!
      Red State Senators… Karma Payback Heading Your Way
      Next Election !!!

      • TAMMY

        May 30, 2021 at 12:26 pm

        I WILL NOT VOTE FOR HIM AGAIN. I AM MOVING TO NEW ENGLAND WHERE THE WAGES ARE HIGHER AND THE COST OF LIVING IS LESS THAN HERE. I DONT CARE WHAT COLOR A STATE IS, WHAT I CARE ABOUT IS BEING ABLE TO PAY MY BILLS. I WILL NOT SUBJECT MYSELF TO WELFARE OR BEING HOMELESS. I WILL MOVE THE HELL OUT OF THIS STATE FOR GOOD. I SPEAK PERFECT ENGLISH AND CLEAN CUT GOOD HONEST WORKING WOMAN, SO I WILL NOT HAVE ANY PROBLEMS FIDING WORK IN NEW ENGLAND. GOODBYE FLORIDA AND GOODBYE RON.

    • TAMMY

      May 31, 2021 at 12:51 am

      I HAVE NEVER BEEN UNEMPLOYED IN MY LIFE. I AM FAR FROM LAZY. I STARTED WORKING WHEN I WAS 12 DELIVERING NEWS PAPERS ON MY BIKE. I WILL NEVER FORGIVE RON DESANTIS FOR DOING THIS TO AMERICANS, TREATING US LIKE WILD ANIMALS IS WHAT THIS ALL IS. FEELING BAD FOR SLAVE DRIVERS WHO PAID PEOPLE LIKE SHIT FOR FAR TOO LONG IS WHY NOBODY WENT BACK TO WORK AT THEIR OLD JOBS AND DOING SOMETHING DIFFERENT. OR PERHAPS THEY EVEN LEFT THE STATE LIKE I AM GOING TO DO.

    • Trina

      June 1, 2021 at 2:37 am

      You wish!!

  • Kathy Matney

    May 26, 2021 at 12:02 pm

    A Shocking Choice DeSantis To End Federal Unemployment Benefits. How Unfair To Florida Unemployed Residence. Just know Your Choice to be ” Remembered Election Time.” The Governors (RED) States. Your Poor Choices To Harm American Unemployed People- Financially. Votes (RED) Will Change (BLUE) Horrible Decision. This will have Negative Impact (RED) States (Florida) Economy.. Restaurant Owners with more Min Wage Employees. People will NOT HAVE ANY EXTRA MONEY TO GO OUT TO EAT !!! Publics – Win – NEW CHOICE ” Stay Home and Cook” No Problem !!! Health Choice !!! DeSantis Let Us Down !!!

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 12:06 am

      YES, LET THEM ALL WAIT FOR THE SNOW BIRDS TO EAT OUT. I AM NOT ABOUT DEFUNDING POLICE BUT HE GIVES COPS WHO HAVE A JOB WHO ARE MAKING MONEY A 1000 BONUS WHILE TELLING THE REST OF US TO GO POUND SAND. WOW, REAL NICE. WHAT A ASS KISSER. I DO BELIEVE TEACHERS SHOULD MAKE MORE MONEY. MANY CANT AFFORD TO LIVE IN THEIR OWN PLACE AND RENT ROOMS JUST TO SURVIVE AND. NOW YOU HAVE GREEDY HOME OWNERS RENTING BUNK BEDS WITH 4 PEOPLE IN A ROOM AT 400 A BED SO THAT 1600 FOR A ROOM OF 4 PEOPLE IS WHERE THEY WANT TO PUT ALL THE REGULAR WORKERS. SORRY, BUT WE CANT ALL BE LAWYERS AND DOCTORS. THAT IS NOT HOW LIFE WORKS. ALL THEY DO IS KEEP TAKING MORE AND MORE AND MORE FROM THE REGULAR WORKING PEOPLE. SOON THEY WILL JUST TELL US TO GO LIVE IN OUR CARS. OR RENT A BUNK BED WITH 3 OTHER PEOPLE IN A 12 X 12 ROOM. THIS IS SO INSANE. THIS IS WHY YOUNG KIDS ARE LOSING THIER MINDS. THEY CANT EVEN FEEL LIKE A NORMAL PERSON AND LIVE ON THEIR OWN ANYMORE LIKE I DID WHEN I WAS YOUNG. THINGS NEED TO CHANGE. MY SON GRADUATED MEDICAL SCHOOL BUT HIS 2 BEDROOM APT IS 2800 PER MONTH IN LONG ISLNAD NEAR THE HOSPITAL ALONG WITH 400,000 STUDENT LOANS TO PAY BACK. THANK GOD HIM AND HIS GIRLFRIEND SPLITS THE RENT AND SHE ALSO MAKES GOOD MONEY. BUT TO THINK NOW A SMALL 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT IS 2800 PER MONTH IS MENTAL. SO IMAGINE WHAT IT IS LIKE FOR YOUR EVERY DAY WORKING CLASS WHO ARE NOT DOCTORS OR LAWYERS. HE IS A DOCTOR BUT HE IS NOT RICH. HE HAS A LOT TO PAY BACK. CEO’S MAKE TOO MUCH IN THESE COLLEGES IN MY OPINION. GO AFTER THEM AND LEAVE THE WORKING POOR ALONE.

  • CHERYL

    May 26, 2021 at 12:20 pm

    Tom, I fail to see the humor in my situation. As well as what has been so callously done to myself and others.
    I imagine you must’ve sat in the drive through line at your favorite fast food restaurant too long and are frustrated that no one was there to serve you. Those are the 450k jobs that need to be filled. An increase in the minimum wage would rectify that problem immediately. However those of your ilk would prefer to punish the innocent ones whose industry has been destroyed due to a pandemic that our state & nation refused to acknowledge. I am devastated and it isn’t funny.!

  • Karen

    May 26, 2021 at 1:35 pm

    Well said!!!!

    • CHERYL

      May 26, 2021 at 1:43 pm

      Thank You****

  • CHERYL

    May 26, 2021 at 2:24 pm

    Nothing is free. Every paycheck I earned FICA withdrew funds to cover an unemployment crisis. The Federal Government provided help and our leaders refused to accept that. They took away what is rightfully ours. And put some of us in financial ruin. Reminds me of the extensive rail system that former Gov. Jeb Bush initiated to create a pathway for employment. This railway would’ve connected the West Coast of the state to Central & East Coast Florida; opening up employment opportunities for the very Tourism dependent Central Florida & East Coast Technical entertainment venues. Massive employment possibilities that would’ve enriched all of us. Gov Bush worked on that initiative tirelessly .The federal funding came to fruition after he left office; but the Governor, who is our current senator, refused to accept the funding and the Federal Government withdrew the opportunity. Now that very same railway is being commercially lauded by a private company. The people of Florida did not gain a thing from that irresponsible & irrational decision from Rick Scott. As is typical the rich get richer & you keep your knee on the necks of the poor & disenfranchised. What you people are doing are trying to firmly establish the transfer of wealth in this state.

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 12:13 am

      WELL SAID CHERYL.. I AM IN SHOCK RIGHT NOW OVER WHAT THIS GOVERNOR HAS DONE TO ALL OF US DOWN HERE IN FLORIDA.

  • Mercy

    May 27, 2021 at 9:56 am

    Perhaps there are people not wanting to work due to the unemployment compensation. However there are alot of us trying but for one reason or other we don’t land the job. Some employers actually state at the end of the job description. If you don’t meet all the requirements, don’t bother applying. Others request a test, but if you have not worked in the field, your results , familiar. Others list office requirements and at the end of the list, must unload truck with forklift. I’m 61 years old, do I stand a chance to get hired? Sometimes there are physical limitations or experience. The employer is also asking for related experience. Just dont look at the numbers of jobs available, read further. Some say. Need one person. Do you know waitors receive less than minimum wage and hope for tips. I have seen a table leave $1.00 after a full course meal. Not everyone is generous or at least leaves 15%. To those that are judging please do some homework. To those that are trying, don’t get discourage. To those that are relaxing. Don’t wait to the last moment. You could find yourself in a heep of trouble

  • Kathy Matney

    May 27, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    I have found after age 45 Years Old- Age Discrimination Starts. Age 60+ Plus- Making it much more difficult.. All of the USA Companies who receive BILLION $$$ Government Handouts. They should be Required To Hire a Certain Percentage of “Baby Boomers – Age 50 + Plus…. (OR) Eliminated Government Financial Assistance. … The States (RED) Unemployment Blame – Persons on Unemployment. They Took $300 Wk Fed Unemployment Benefits- That was approved and Funded By Fed Govt… They are placing Blame On The People… The Problem (1) AGE DISCRIMINATION (2) WAGES VERY LOW- HORRIBLE ( Small Business) Working Women- Single Moms- Restaurants LOW WAGES.. Unable To Survive ” RAISE MIN WAGE”…. The Stimulus Packages Trillions- Only 4% Of This Money Went To Federal Unemployment $300 Weekly… Funded To Sept 30th, 2021.. The (RED) STATE GOVERNORS- Stopped Payment June 26th, 2021- They Placed ALL BLAME ON Unemployed People In Each State. People Are ALL TRYING TO RETURN TO WORK !!! Place Blame Where it Belongs and Not The Working Class People !!!

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 12:45 am

      THANK YOU KATHY. I FEEL SO DOWN TODAY. I HAD EVERYTHING PLANNED SO PERFECT AND NOW IT IS ALL RUINED.

      • Kathy Matney

        May 30, 2021 at 4:20 pm

        Tammy- I am sorry to hear that !! Just Stay Positive !! Things are going to work out for you just fine. Life Is Good !!! We all know you cant Trust Politicians !!! What they say and what they do ” Night and Day” In The End- God will protect you.

  • Tom

    May 27, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    Pleased reread.
    I said respectfully, I know you mean well.
    LOL, was for Crist.
    Don’t exaggerate what I said, reading and listening is a skill.
    It’s over, Gov gave all recipients 30 days. That’s normally more than employers provide. Wish all well and success. Time to work again. Enjoy

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 12:27 am

      YOU ARE SO DUMB THE SHIT YOU SAY TOM. I HAVE NEVER IN MY LIFE BEEN OUT OF WORK OR COLLECTED UNIMPLOYMENT. BASED ON WHAT THEY SAID WHEN ENDING IN SEPTEMBER IS HOW I PLANNED THINGS OUT TO A T, TO GET THINGS BACK IN ORDER WITH MY BUSINESS. FUCK YOU TOM. YOU DONT SAY ONE THING AND THEN DO ANOHTER WITH LESS THEN 30 DAYS NOTICE. MANY PEOPLE MADE PLANS TO LEAVE THIS SHIT STATE OK SO FUCK YOU AND YOUR STUPID SHIT YOU SAY TO PEOPLE.

    • TAMMY

      May 31, 2021 at 7:52 pm

      THE UNEMPLOYMENT IS SKY HIGH DOWN HERE AND IT HAS NOTHING AT ALL TO DO WITH THE FACT WE ARE NOT LOOKING FOR A JOB THAT WILL PAY ENOUGH TO MAKE ENDS MEET. WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH REPUBLICANS? THEY ARE ALL INSANE ON A SICK POWER TRIP FROM HELL. PURE EVIL.

    • Trina

      June 1, 2021 at 2:21 am

      so go and fuck yourself. think that werybody should go on strike. With these lying assholes! you must be one of these penny paying slave drive ing crying ass bitch ass blisness 0wners. put your old ass mamma to work!! Fuck Face!!

    • Trina

      June 1, 2021 at 2:23 am

      That comment was for toms Bitch ass. What a fagg.put your daughter to work! douch Bag

      • Tammy

        June 1, 2021 at 7:48 am

        I agree. This guy runs his mouth and he probably never tips and he is one who complains at hotels all the time. He can have his daughter go work for slave wages. Tom is a perfect example of a total jerk who has no clue of what REALLY is going on down here in South Florida.

  • Kathy Matney

    May 27, 2021 at 6:48 pm

    To Eliminate $300 Week- Unemployment Federal Benefits. That Was “”Already Funded By Our Government”” To Sept 30th 2021. This is Horrible To Pull The Rug Out From 500K +Plus Florida Residence In Dire Need Of Unemployment Benefits. Horrible Leadership- Gov DeSantis and Marco Rubio. In November This Will Be Remembered At Election Polls !!! I am Republican and I Don’t Agree with this move !!! How many Children will go hungry !! How many people will lose there homes… ” HORRIBLE DECISION”

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 12:31 am

      I HAVE NEVER FELT SO MAD. THE STATE OF RI AND MA, PAYS DOUBLE THAN HERE, AND THE APARTMENTS ARE LESS MONEY THEN DOWN HERE. I NEED TO GET THE HELL OUT OF FLORIDA. VERMONT PAYS DOUBLE ALSO AND COST LESS TO LIVE. PEOPLE RENT NICE ROOMS FOR 500 A MONTH AND DOWN HERE WITH THE GREED THEY WANT 1000 FOR A SHIT HOLE.

  • Tom

    May 28, 2021 at 10:26 pm

    Get a job please. And you will get a check.
    It may pay more money. You will be happy.
    Dems are using you, corrupting you and ruining you. We had the lowest unemployment rate
    ever in 2019/20 with all sectors and races working. Women benefited most. Rising tide lifts all boats. Trumps economic policies worked and healed all. Great Gov DeSantis is trying to save Florida. Almost 500,000 jobs available. Gov gave you 30 days. Get a job & get a check.
    Good luck. Come on Mercy, Cheryl and Kathy.

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 12:17 am

      OK, TOM AND THAT WAS PRE PANDEMIC SO YOUR WORDS ARE AS USELESS AS YOUR ASS YOU SIT ON. YOU ARE SO STUPID. NONE OF US WOULD HAVE NEEDED A DAMN THING IF THIS PANDEMIC SHIT DIDNT HAPPEN. ARE YOU REALLY THIS IGNORANT? SO TRUMP HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH IT ALL. TALKING ABOUT PRE PANDEMIC SERVES NOBODY ANYTHING. STOP LIVING IN THE PAST. WHAT WAS ISNT NOW SO IT IS STUPID TO EVEN BRING IT ALL UP AT THIS POINT. THAT IS NOT HELPING ANYONE.

      • Tammy

        June 1, 2021 at 7:57 am

        Because of the terrible low wages that these hospitality places paid, when the pandemic hit nobody had any savings we just now getting on our feet and this guy pulls the plug and says to us hey, you know what you little losers need to go back to work. yeah, we ain’t going back to that shit pay. The cost of living is so high we can’t save any money so when an emergency happens we don’t have anything to fall back on, we’re not going back to that. We don’t trust you people anymore, we are leaving, we are going somewhere else for more money and more security. I urge every in hospitality industry in South Florida not to return back to work. Do not go work for slave wages, do not do it. go on strike. They have been robbing all of us far too long. They never cared about us so do NOT go back to work for slave wages here in South Florida or Disney in Orlando. Disney pays slave wages too.

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 12:22 am

      GET A JOB AND GET A CHECK? IS WHAT YOU SAY?. HOW ABOUT YOU COME DOWN HERE AND GO SCRUB DISHES LIKE A MULE. THE COST OF LIVING IS SKY HIGH AND THE FLORIDA WAGES SUCK ASS. IT IS LIKE WORKING IN MEXICO. MEXICAN WAGES DOWN HERE.

    • Trina

      June 1, 2021 at 2:24 am

      suck A Dick TOM

    • Trina

      June 1, 2021 at 2:25 am

      eat a Dick!

    • Trina

      June 1, 2021 at 2:40 am

      Tell your wife to get off the track!!TOM

  • Kathy Matney

    May 29, 2021 at 11:08 am

    We have 500,000 People Unemployment Florida. They are paid $300 Weekly Federal Unemployment Bonus Money… Let me Remind You Republican !! A Trump Fan and DeSantis ” I do Believe The Republican Governors- Taking Away $300 WK Federal Money- To Support Mitch McConnel. This is going to be a HUGE MISTAKE. Watch Florida Economy “TANK” – Do The Math !! $300 Weekly X 500,000 People – No Longer Spending That Money – Local Economy. The TOP ECONOMIST- FEDERAL RESERVE… Janet Yellen- All Saying Major Mistake- By Republican Senators !!! The Problem “LOW SLAVE WAGES” Raise Minimum Wage. The Average Wage Florida “Small Business” Restaurants $10.00 Hour 8 Hour Shift $80.00 (Gross) Cost Of Baby Sitter 8 Hours $40.00 – The Wage Now Becomes $5.00 Hour- Subtract Gas, Car Payments, Car Insurance, Pay IRS- FED Tax $10 Hour …. As you can see $10.00 WAGE IS THE PROBLEM… Now Take away $300 Week Unemployment Payment. People will stop going out to eat Restaurants…Huge Problem. President Trump- He has been right Raise Minimum Wage !!! My Goal To Voice Concern American People !!! A Business CEO- President- Past 20 Years.. Fortunate !! People Are Hurting Financially.. Trillions Stimulus – With Only 5% Awarded To Unemployment… They need to CUT HANDOUTS- TRILLIONS TO CORPORATE AMERICA- CUT GOVT STIMULOUS MONEY TO MAJOR CORPORATIONS !!! TRILLIONS GOING TO SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS !! EXAMPLE: Amtrack- First Stimulus Package $1,5 Billion Dollar Award. They Spent ZERO ( Listing Surplus Money) New Bill $1.5 Billion Additional Money To AmTrack. How about AWS- Paying Zero TAXES (IRS) Awarded Billions Stimulus Money- Billions Tax Breaks.. WE NEED BALANCE !!! The Top 1 Percent Billionaires- Paying Zero IRS Federal Income Tax… MIDDLE CLASS PAYING Substantial Payroll Tax..When The Top 1% -Rich People – Paying Zero !! Horrible !!!

  • Tom

    May 29, 2021 at 5:26 pm

    There are 500,000 jobs available thanks to this wonderful Gov and the business community. Just go get job and stop complaining. You and the rest are corrupted by the Dums. This is not a lockdown blue state. It’s land of freedom! Work time.

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 12:39 am

      I AM NOT A DEMOCRAT SO FUCK OFF WITH SAYING OH JUST GO GET A JOB, WHEN I MADE GREAT MONEY WORKING FOR MYSELF BEFORE THIS PANDEMIC. MY PLAN WAS TO GET INTO REAL ESTATE SALES NOT TO WORK AS A BUS BOY SO FUCK OFF WITH WHAT YOU SAY ABOUT JUST GO GET A JOB. YOU ARE SUCH A STUPID BASTARD. YOU ARE IGNORANT AS HELL. PEOPLE NEED A CHANCE TO READJUST. MANY WERE DISPLACED DURING THIS YEAR. PEOPLE WERE JUST STARTING TO GET ON THEIR FEET WITH THINGS. HOW CAN YOU BE SO STUPID TOM?

      • Trina

        June 1, 2021 at 2:31 am

        Nobody has to do shit. I say we all go on Strike right in front of these Greedy ass buisness owners. Let them run their own fucking Buisness the fucking Chinks ruined our lives. and were being treated like we did something wrong?!! Shame on you america! and the lying ass goveners who fucking lye threw their dicksuckers!!

        • Tammy

          June 1, 2021 at 8:20 am

          YES, GO ON STRIKE IN SOUTH FLORIDA IN HOSPITALITY. WITHOUT ALL OF US DOWN HERE THEY HAVE NOTHING. THEY DONT PAY US ENOUGH TO PAY OUR BILLS AND TO SAVE MONEY FOR EMERGENCY. RON CUT US SHORT JUST WHEN WE STARTED TO CATCH UP AGAIN. SHAME ON HIM AND SHAME ON THE BUSINESS OWNERS WHO PAID US SLAVE WAGES FAR TOO LONG IN SOUTH FLORIDA AND AT DISNEY WORLD. SHAME ON FLORIDA FOR RAISING THE RENTS SKY HIGH AND NEVER PAYING IS MORE MONEY. WE ARE HUMANS, NOT SLAVES. SLAVERY IS OVER. PAY US FAIR WAGES. STOP WITH THE LIES. WITHOUT US WORKING, HOSPITALITY IS DEAD IN THE WATER AND SO IS FLORIDA. PAY US FAIR WAGES NOW STRIKE IN SOUTH FLORIDA. LETS BEGIN NOW THE STRIKE.

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 12:41 am

      THE JOBS DONT PAY ENOUGH TO MATCH THE COST OF LIVING. YOU ARE A VERY IGNORANT BASTARD.

      • Trina

        June 1, 2021 at 2:32 am

        Because tom has his thumb up his ass!!

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 12:36 pm

      TOM YOU ARE ONE BIG IDIOT SAYING THE SAME THING OVER AND OVER AND IT IS CLEAR TO ME THAT YOU ARE NOT A BRIGHT MAN. VERY VERY STUPID MAN. YOU CANT TALK BECAUSE ALL YOU DO IS REPEAT SAME SHIT. SHUT THE FUCK UP ALREADY WITH REPEATING SHIT. YOU ARE BRAIN DEAD. YOU ARE THE VERY REASON THIS COUNTRY IS GOING OFF THE CLIFF.

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 11:20 pm

      5000 SHIT JOBS THAT DONT PAY A LIVING WAGE. SORRY, BUT IM NOT MEXICAN SHARING ONE HOUSE WITH 20 PEOPLE LIKE THEY DO, AND I AM NOT BEING RACIST BECAUSE I LIKE ALL PEOPLE BUT THEY DO LIVE MANY IN ONE HOUSE DOWN HERE…. I WAS BORN HERE AND WE DID NOT LIVE WITH 20 IN ONE HOUSE SPLITTING IT ALL UP. I WANT A LIVING FUCKEN WAGE TO SUPPORT MYSELF OK OR LOWER THE RENT AND THE PRICE TO BUY A HOUSE. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!!!! THEY PAY BAD WAGES BECAUSE IMMIGRANTS WILL TAKE THE MONEY AND THIS IS WRONG…. I DONT SPEAK SPANISH, I SPEAK ENGLISH AND I SHOULD NOT BE TOLD DOWN HERE IN SOUTH FLORIDA IN ORDER TO GET THE JOB I MUST SPEAK SPANISH AND BROKEN ENGLISH LIKE THEY DO. OK, I SPEAK CLEAR ENGLISH, BUT I CANT HAVE THE JOB, BECAUSE I DO NOT SPEAK BROKEN ENGLISH AND SPANSIH. IN SOUTH FLORIDA, YOU CAN HAVE THE JOB ONLY IF YOU SPEAK BROKEN ENGLSIH AND SPANISH, BUT IF YOU ARE BORN HERE AND SPEAK CLEAR ENGLSIH AND READ AND WRITE, OH BUT DO NOT SPEAK SPANISH, THEY YOU CANT HAVE THE JOB AND NEITHER CAN ANY OTHER FOREIGN PERSON WHO MIGHT BE CHINESE, OR RUSSIAN ,OR FROM POLAND. ONLY BROKEN ENGLSIH AND SPANISH CAN HAVE THE JOB HEREIN SOUTH FLORIDA…OK, SO THEY WILL WORK FOR PENNIES ON THE DOLLAR AND LIVE 20 IN ONE HOUSE. OK, AND I AM NOT GOING TO DO THAT OK, SO I WILL GO TO A STATE THAT PROVIDES DIGNITY TO THEIR WORKING CLASS OF PEOPLE BY PAYING A LIVABLE WAGE AND HAVING AFFORDABLE APARTMENTS TO RENT. OK THE REAL AMERICAN WAY OF LIVING IS WHAT I WANT. I AM NOT LEARING SPANISH NOW OK. I HAVE NO TIME FOR THAT. OFFER US ALL FREE SPANISH BUT I NEVER SEE THAT BUT YOU ALL OFFER FREE ENGLISH TO THEM. I LIKE ALL PEOPLE OF ALL COLOR AND RELIGION. I AM NOT MAD WITH THEM, I AM MAD WITH OUR POLITICIANS THAT DO NOT CARE ABOUT THE MIDDLE CLASS WOKING PEOPLE. I AM SICK OF IT.

    • Trina

      June 1, 2021 at 2:42 am

      get your wife off of the blvcnobody wants that old ass pussy!! it stinks TOM!

      • Tammy

        June 1, 2021 at 8:48 am

        Hey rich people who stuff their face and have us serving you and then you leave and don’t even tip. Hey restaurant owner who paid slave wages far too long and none of us could save for even an emergency like the pandemic and hey Ron DeSantis thanks for cutting us short just when we were starting to get our head above water from all the past things that built up that needed to be paid because of the pandemic that was no fault of our own and you cut everything short you messed everything up now for us. We were in the middle of up-skilling and you messed us all up now, after telling us we had until September. You are no good for this. Pure evil and you refuse to see from our eyes and our pain that we still are suffering through catching up. I never even got my 1st or 2nd stimulus check for no reason at all. I got the 1400 one because it was Biden who handled that and I got it. But I never got the 1st or the 2nd. None of what you all do is fair. You could have allowed us to get this federal money along with getting good jobs that pay. You’re stupid ultimatum wreaks s*** in South Florida. Accusing these people of being lazy and basically giving an ultimatum and taking away with the federal government has already implemented for the people to survive you could have handled it different give him the money and allowing people until September to find good paying jobs with benefits or talking to the hospitality industry in South Florida and explaining to them that they need to increase the hourly pay you continuously give to the rich and you take from the poor that’s what the politicians that’s what the Republican politicians are all about. you say you care about the middle class the working class but you don’t it is a lie you are all liars.

  • TAMMY

    May 30, 2021 at 1:16 am

    Florida Ending Extra $300 Weekly Pandemic Unemployment Payment Early. PUA and PEUC to Remain in Place
    Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis has instructed the DEO to end the $300 supplementary weekly unemployment stimulus by the week ending June 26th, 2021. Florida joins several other states in ending this benefit in order to encourage people to return to work. However, unlike many of the states cancelling ALL enhanced unemployment benefits, Florida will continue participation in the PUA and PEUC programs until the planned end date of Sep 4th, 2021

    IS THIS TRUE OR NOT TRUE? CAN WE KNOW WHAT IS REALLY GOING ON? I AM SORRY FOR ALL MY BAD WORDS TODAY. I AM JUST VERY UPSET THAT WE HAVE NO REAL NOTICE OF THINGS. I VOTED FOR RON AND I REALLY DO LIKE HIM BUT I CANT UNDERSTAND HOW HE THINKS IT IS OK TO GIVE SUCH SHORT NOTICE OF ENDING IT ALL WHEN I AND MANY PEOPLE ARE IN THE MIDDLE OF GETTING THINGS STRAIGHT. I LOVE WORKING, AND I HAVE NEVER ONCE COLLECTED UNIMPLOYMENT. I JUST NEED TIME TO GET ON MY FEET AGAIN SO I CAN DO EVERYTHING THE RIGHT WAY THAT NEEDS TO BE DONE. SO MANY CHANGES NON STOP ALL YEAR WITH FEELING SO INSECURE. WE ALL DID NOT PLAN THIS VIRUS SO WHY IS IT OUR FAULT ABOUT BARS NOT HAVING ENOUGH PEOPLE? THIS IS NOT RIGHT AT ALL TO AMERICANS. I MUST SAY BERNIE SANDERS SOUNDS LIKE A PERSON WHO REALLY DOES CARE. PLEASE FORGIVE MY BAD WORDS. I DONT FEEL GOOD TODAY. I AM SO NERVOUS WITH THIS SHORT NOTICE. I AM SCARED RIGHT NOW. I FEEL RON WILL RETHINK THIS AND HAVE MORE FAITH IN THE WORKING CLASS PEOPLE IN FLORIDA. I HOPE HE WILL RETHINK THIS. WE ALL NEED MORE TIME.

  • Tom

    May 30, 2021 at 9:28 am

    Ignorance is bliss. Freedom is on the March. People are coming to Florida so as to run from blue states. You Tammy and the others Mercy, Kathy are corrupted by the Dums. Get a job and get a check. Gov Ron saved Florida. There are 500,00 jobs in Florida available. More coming. Business leaders, citizen people appreciate Ron. Not a lock downer blue state boob. Time to move on please. It’s all good. You will be happy. You have 30 days. Get a job and get a check. Wishing you well. Blessings.

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 12:02 pm

      AND WITHOUT THE WORKING CLASS HOSPITALITY IS DEAD IN THE WATER IN FLORIDA.. I WILL GO GET A JOB BUT NOT HERE. I WILL GO TO NEW ENGLAND WHERE THE PAY IS DOUBLE AND APARTMENTS ARE THE SAME PRICE. I VOTED FOR TRUMP AND RON BUT I AM FINISHED WITH THEM NOW. THEY CATER TO THE RICH AND THEY FORGET THE WORKING CLASS PEOPLE WHO ARE THE ONES WHO MAKE HOSPITALITY DOWN HERE RUN. SO YOU CAN SHOVE YOUR PATHETIC WORDS RIGHT UP YOU STUPID ASS THAT YOU SAY. THEY MADE SURE UBER GOT PLENTY OF MONEY AND MANY OTHER COMPANIES BUT THEY WANT TO STICK IT TO THE PEOPLE WHO WORK IN HOSPITALITY WITH LOW WAGES AND NOT ABLE TO SURVIVE WITH THE SICK INFLATED PRICES ON APAERTMENTS AND HOUSES. I HAVE NO PROBLEM WORKING BUT NOT FOR WAGES THAT ARE THE SAME AS MEXICO AFTER PAYING YOUR BILLS. THERE IS NOTHING LEFT. WHY SHOULD PEOPLE HAVE TO WORK 3 JOBS IN FLORIDA JUST TO MAKE ENDS MEET? YOU ARE JUST ANOTHER SHEEP WITH NO BRAIN IN YOUR HEAD. NUSES AIDES IN RHODE ISLAND MAKE 18 PER HOUR START PAY AND ALSO VERMONT AND MASS BUT DOWN HERE THEY WANT TO GIVE 9 DOLLARS PER HOUR TO TAKE CARE OF THE ELDERLY. THIS IS WRONG ON EVERY LEVEL. I HOPE ALL OF US WORKERS WILL LEAVE FLORIDA AND GOOD LUCK WITH FINDING PEOPLE TO WORK FOR DIRT SHIT WAGES WITH HIGH INFLATED COST OF LIVING DOWN HERE IN SOUTH FLORIDA. YOU SEEM TO BE STUCK ON REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRAT TALKING POINTS AND YOU DONT HAVE A BIG ENOUGH BRAIN TO TALK ABOUT REAL ISSUES, NO MATTER IF A DEMOCRAT OR REPUBLICAN. THE SHIT THESE PEOPLE DO THAT ARE IN POWER OVER THE PEOPLE ARE A PURE DISGRACE. FULL OF NON STOP GAMES AND THEY ALL SEEM TO GET OFF ON THAT POWER TRIP THEY ARE ALL ON WITH PEOPLES LIVES. HEARTLESS POLITICIANS ON BIG POWER TRIPS AND I HAVE HAD ENOUGH OF IT. YOU SEEM TO BE A VERY IGNORANT MAN. I CANT WAIT FOR HOSPITALITY TO GO DOWN THE DRAIN HERE IN FLORIDA BECAUSE IT SEARVES THEM RIGHT FOR BEING SO DAMN GREEDY ALL THESE YEARS DOWN HERE.

      • TAMMY

        May 30, 2021 at 12:10 pm

        IT SERVES THEM RIGHT TO NOT FIND WORKERS HERE IN FLORIDA BECAUSE WE ARE LEAVING TO GO WORK IN A STATE THAT PAYS DOUBLE AND SAME COAST OF LIVING. GOODBYE TO ALL YOU IDIOTS WITH NO BRAIN. YOU ALL ARE PATHETIC BASTARDS OF HOW YOU TALK TO THE WORKING CLASS OF PEOPLE DOWN HERE IN SOUTH FLORIDA.

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 12:04 pm

      YOU THINK FLORIDA IS SOME BIG SHOT BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE MOVING HERE? THINK AGAIN ASSHOLE. YOU ARE A DAMN FOOL. WITHOUT THE WORKERS HERE WHO ARE THE BREAD AND BUTTER OF THIS STATE, YOU ALL WILL SOON LEARN WHAT IS UP. IT WILL CRASH DOWN HARD ON ALL OF YOUR HEADS SOONER THAN LATER.

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 11:01 pm

      TOM, IGNORANT TOM, LOSERS ARE COMING TO FLORIDA AND THE WINNERS ARE LEAVING…. COPS AND HOSPITALITY PEOPLE ARE LEAVING THIS STATE. SO HAVE FUN WITH ALL THE IDIOTS THAT ARE MOVING HERE FROM ALL OVER.. PEOPLE LIKE ME ARE GETTING THE HELL OUT OF HERE. THIS PLACE WILL BE TRASH SOON JUST LIKE NEW YORK.

    • Trina

      June 1, 2021 at 2:34 am

      So who Dick are you sucking on. Brown noser

      • Tammy

        June 1, 2021 at 8:27 am

        Reply to TOM. WHEN YOU reply to me, then people think you are saying this to me LOL. we both KNOW Tom is evil slave driver down here in South Florida. Let the rich serve themselves buffet style. They are cheap. They don’t tip well either. Sick of it. restaurant say oh if we have to pay more than we have to raise a price on food and I say well then raise the price on food because these rich people that come into the restaurants can surely afford it. and also put a mandatory 20% tip this is ridiculous we don’t even make any money and on top of it these rich people stuff their face and then they don’t even tip. So sick of their shit.

      • Tammy

        June 1, 2021 at 8:28 am

        Trina I know you are replying to the jerk Tom. Thanks for joining this Strike on South Florida Hospitality. Stop the slave wages strike.

  • CHERYL A THOMAS

    May 30, 2021 at 2:05 pm

    Sadly I’m not shocked. However I’m very disappointed to have chosen to remain here. I’m an 8generation native Floridian. I’m appalled that a state whose economy depends on tourism & hospitality could so callously dismiss the devastation this pandemic has had on our industry. The legislature needs to be expedient in moving towards a more humane solution.

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 9:41 pm

      I agree with you Cheryl. I moved here from New England in 1987. It was great and normal with rents and pay. the rents went up and the pay did not. This state treats the working class in hospitality like garbage. I am moving to VERMONT. I can rent a room to start in a beautiful house for 500 until i find my apartment that is 800 per month with heat and electric included. and i will get paid between 15 to 20 per hour with my CNA AND HHA i have now because i went to the class during the pandemic last summer. I am waiting on my level 2 background to finish as they are taking forever to check it. as soon as that happens, i am leaving this state. They pay HHA and CNA 9.00 per hour down here in florida. They take advantage of immigrants who work for pennies down here in florida. Most give no benefits. In VERMONT i will have full benefits and a livable wage and a nice place to live where it is safe. They have such good things in Vermont for the working class people. In florida it is either RICH OR POOR AND NOTHING FOR THE WORKING PEOPLE. I cant survive anymore with the high rents and the low pay. I just cant do it anymore. This year was crazy and i cant take anymore of the FLORIDA STRESS. HIGH RENTS AND LOW PAY. Now Ron DeSantis just turned his back on everyone who works in florida. He just doesn’t have even a clue of the mess that is taken place in South Florida with such high rents and such low pay. It is insane to say the least. I am all done with this shithole state. shove the sun up right up your new york ass cuz i am leaving. Ron thinks it is so cool how all the new york people are coming. hahah but they wont sign up to work in any bar, restaurants or hotels lol hahaha they will all be serving themselves like buffet style hahahah I don’t care. who will work DISNEY? ANOTHER COMPANY WHO PAYS WORKERS LIKE PURE SHIT. THEY RAISE TICKET PRICES BUT THEY DONT RAISE THE PAY FOR THESE MEN AND WOMEN WHO SWEAT ALL DAY THERE. WITHOUT WORKERS AT DISNEY , YOU HAVE NOTHING. Let me say it again. I am finished with FLORIDA!!!

  • Tom

    May 30, 2021 at 4:25 pm

    As I said ignorance is bliss.
    I think you both are in need of help.
    Offensive statements just demonstrate it.
    Blessings.

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 9:21 pm

      AS I SAID TOM STOP REPEATING YOURSELF WITH YOUR LITTLE SAYINGS YOU LEARNED 100 YEARS AGO. WHY DONT YOU GO PLAN YOUR FUNERAL BECAUSE YOU SOUND OLD AS HELL ON EARTH. YOU HAVE ZERO CLUE OF ANYTHING. RENTS ARE 3000 PER MONTH NOW IN SOUTH FLORIDA AND THEY WANT TO PAY 9.00 PER HOUR. SO SHUT THE HELL UP. PEOPLE WHO WORK IN THE HOSPITALITY NEED A PLACE TO LIVE. OR BE PREPARED FOR ALL OF US TO MOVE OUT OF THIS STATE. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. TOM YOU HAVE MENTAL PROBLMES, ALL YOU DO IS REPEAT SHIT. YOU DONT HAVE ANY REAL SOLUTIONS SO SHUT YOUR PIE HOLE. HAVE FUN SERVING YOURSELVES VERY SOON DOWN HERE IN SUNNY FLORIDA. WE ARE NOT WORKING FOR MEXICAN WAGES IN THE UNITED STATES. LOWER THE RENTS OR GIVE US MMORE MONEY. 300 A WEEK DOES NOT CUT IT. I AM NOT AFTYER A 300 DOLLAR PAYCHECK. NONE OF US ARE. LOWER THE RENTS OR GIVE MORE MONEY, IT IS THAT SIMPLE.

    • TAMMY

      May 30, 2021 at 9:49 pm

      OK, TOM AND YOU ARE TALKING TO YOURSELF IN THE MIRROR, STOP PROJECTING WHAT YOU ARE ON TO US. OK, TOM? WE ALL KNOW IT IS YOU WHO DOES NOT KEEP UP WITH CURRENT TIMES OR THE NEWS, OK THAT IS WHAT IT MEANS WHEN YOU SAY IGNORANCE IS BLISS. IT IS CLEAR YOU ARE A MORON. SO WE ALL GOT THAT PART. AND WE ALL KNOW IT IS YOU WHO NEEDS THE HELP. STOP PROJECTING TOM, OK, GO BACK UNDER YOUR ROCK AND PLAY WITH YOUR LITTLE PEE PEE. TAKE YOUR PILLS AND GO TO SLEEP. WE KNOW YOU NEVER KEEP UP WITH CURRENT NEWS SO STOP REPEATING IT OVER AND OVER . DO YOU HAVE ALZHEMERS TOM? IF YOU ARE MARRIED SHE MUST WANT YOU GONE. I WILL PRAY FOR YOUR POOR WIFE WHO HAS TO PUT UP WITH YOU ALL DAY LONG.

  • TAMMY

    May 30, 2021 at 9:02 pm

    ‘Heartless leadership’: Charlie Crist blasts Ron DeSantis over ending federal unemployment benefits

    CHARLIE HAS MY VOTE FOR 2022. I VOTED FOR RON BUT AFTER THIS CRAZY BEHAVIOR, I AM DONE WITH HIM NOW. PEOPLE ARE NOT TURNING DOWN JOBS WITH LIVABLE WAGES AND BENEFITS FOR A CRAPPY 300 DOLLAR CHECK. THIS IS NUTS THAT HE REALLY THINKS THIS LOW OF US ALL;. HE REALLY THINKS SO LOW OF US ALL OUT HERE PULLING OUR RESOURCES TOGETHER AFTER THAT MESS OF A NIGHMARE ALL YEAR LONG. HE SAYS OH, WE ARE OPEN SO, HEY GUYS SCREW YOU AND GO TO WORK. AND ACTING LIKE NONE OF US HAVE BEEN LOOKING THE ENTIRE TIME.. HE REALLY THINKS WE ALL WANT THE 300 A WEEK OVER A REAL PAYCHECK? ARE YOU EVER KIDDING ME? WOW, HE THINKS WE ARE ALL SCUM. OK, AS IF I WANT 300 A WEEK WITH NO BENEFITS INSTEAD OF A REAL JOB WITH REAL MONEY. SO IS THIS WHAT YOU ARE TELLING ME? THIS WAS SURVIVAL MONEY TIL THE PLAN OF ACTION WAS COMPLETE. WHY ARE YOU THINKING SO LOW OF US?
    THE FLORIDA WORKERS ARE HARD WORKING GOOD PEOPLE. I WILL NOT EVER AND I MEAN EVER FORGET ALL OF WHAT YOU REPUBLICANS DID TO PEOPLE. THIS IS CRUEL TO THE ONES WHO ALWAYS STOOD BY YOU. YOU HONESTLY REALLY THINK WE ALL JUST WANT A 300 DOLLAR A WEEK CHECK AND LAY ON THE COUCH ALL DAY WITH NO BENEFITS OR RETIREMENT SAVINGS LIKE WE ARE ALL JUST A BUNCH OF NO GOOD LOSERS?. IS THIS WHAT YOU THINK OF ALL THE PEOPLE WHO LOST JOBS BECAUSE OF THIS VIRUS OUTBREAK FROM HELL? HOW DARE YOU THINK WE ARE ALL SCUM WHEN WE STOOD BY YOU WITH SUCH LOYALTY. I WILL FOCUS MY ATTENTION TO BERNIE SANDERS AND CHARLIE CRIST, A MEN WHO ACTULLY CARE ABOUT HUMANS AND NOT TREAT US ALL LIKE STRAY DOGS. YOU RUINED MY ENTIRE STRATEGY IN PLACE BECAUSE OF WHAT YOU ARE DOING. I AM NOT GOING TO APPLY AT BURGER KING SO GET OVER IT BUDDY. YOU GO WORK THERE, FOR SHIT MONEY AND LIVE IN YOUR CAR OR ON A BUNK BED IN A ROOM WITH 3 OTHER PEOPLE WITH GERMS. I AM NOT DOING IT. I HAD A PLAN IN PLACE THAT WAS GOING TO TURN OUT SO GOOD, HAD YOU JUST HONORED YOUR FIRST AGREEMENT AND WAIT UNTIL SEPTEMBER 6TH AS IT WAS ALL STATED ON PAPER SO BASED ON THAT INFORMATION, IN WRITING TO ME, I PUT A PLAN IN PLACE AND NOW THAT PLAN IS BLOWN OUT OF THE WATER BECAUSE YOUR SMUG ATTITUDE THINKS WE ARE ALL SO HAPPY WITH A 300 CHECK AND ARE TURNING AWAY JOBS LOL. SO IT IS CLEAR TO ME RON THAT YOU DO NOT BELIEVE IN YOUR OWN PEOPLE DOWN HERE IN FLORIDA? OK, THEN I SEE HOW IT ALL IS… SO THANKS FOR DESTRYING MY PLAN OF ACTION AT THE LAST MIN WITH NO NOTICE. I HOPE YOU FEEL PROUD OF YOURSELF. ALSO THIS CONNECT SYSTEM DID NOT EVEN WORK FOR SO MAN AND I STILL DID NOT EVEN GET MY 1ST OR 2ND STIMULUS CHECK FOR NO REASON AT ALL. THEY KEEP TELLING ME FOR A YEAR OH, IT IS COMING. INSTEAD OF FIXING THAT DEO SYSTEM TO WORK, YOU RATHER CUT PEOPLE SHORT AND YOU FEEL SORRY FOR PEOPLE WHO CANT FIND WORKERS INSTEAD. MAYBE THERE IS A DEEPER REASON WHY PEOPLE DID NOT RETURN BACK TO THOSE PLACES TO WORK. MAYBE THEY WERE ALL TREATED LIKE CRAP WITH LOW WAGES AND NO BENEFITS AND PAID SO LOW THAT PEOPLE MADE A BETTER PLAN TO MAKE MORE MONEY COME THIS SEPTEMBER. YOU ARE ONLY LOOKING AT IT FROM THIER SIDE. THIS IS WRONG. RON, YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND ALL PEOPLE. NOT JUST THE BUSINESS OWNERS CRYING ABOUT STAFF. ITIS YOUR DUTY TO CARE ABOUT ALL OF US. MAYBE IN MONTANA THEY LAY AROUND ALL DAY BUT DOWN HERE IN FLORIDA THAT IS NOT THE CASE WITH THE WOKERS. HOW ABOUT YOU GIVE THE MONEY TO THE PEOPLE AND ALLOW THEM TO TRASITION INTO A JOB THEY FEEL IS BENEFICIAL. THEY ALL HOLD ONE WEEK BACK SO WE HAVE TO WORK 2 WEEKS BEOFRE SIING A DIME WITH HIGH GAS PRICE. GIVE US THE MONEY AS WE ALL MAKE A TRANSITION. WE ARE NERVOUS ABOUT BECOMING HOMELESS BECAUSE YOU ALL CHANGE YOUR MINDS LIKE THE WIND BLOWS. IT IS CRAZY, WE NEED TO FEEL SECURE. NOW YOU CAUSED OUR STRESS LEVEL TO SKY ROCKET. THIS IS NOT GOING TO TURN OUT WELL AT ALL IS MY FEELING. I ASK YOU NOW, TO RETHINK WHAT YOU ARE DOING. HAVE A HEART, WE ARE HUMANS NOT WILD ANIMALS.

  • TAMMY

    May 30, 2021 at 9:52 pm

    BERNIE SANDERS 2024 HE IS CARING AND HUMAN.

  • TAMMY

    May 31, 2021 at 12:10 am

    Part-Time and Full-Time Caregivers Needed – $15-$20/hr!! (West Windsor)
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    Company Description

    We are an independent family-owned and operated home care agency. Our goal is to provide top quality non-medical home care for adults, seniors, and elderly people all around Vermont. We’re always on the lookout for compassionate, dedicated, and dependable caregivers who can provide our clients with excellent care. Our approach is the personal connection you are looking for!

    Job Description
    HERE IS THE PROOF OF JUST ONE JOB THAT PAYS A LIVABLE WAGE IN VERMONT…. I CAN RENT A ONE BEDROOM FOR 700 PER MONTH. SOUTH FLORIDA SUCKS!!!! THEY WANT US TO SERVE AND WORK BUT THEY WONT PAY US OR GIVE US A NORMAL PRICED PLACE TO LIVE HERE IN SOUTH FLORIDA. NOW RON IS TAKING WHAT LITTEL BIT WE HAVE SALVAGED AND FLUSH IT DOWN THE TUBES. THIS IS WRONG.

  • TAMMY

    May 31, 2021 at 12:18 am

    People do not need this drama right now with this unemployment. This is such drama.

    Someone needs to talk to Ron DeSantis.

  • TAMMY

    May 31, 2021 at 9:33 am

    JUST TO BE CLEAR. I WAS CALLING TOM THE NAMES NOT RON. DESANIIS. ARROGANT PEOPLE HAVE NO PLACE TALKING ON HERE AND TOM, YOU ARE ONE ARROGANT BASTARD. KARMA WILL GO AFTER YOU, I DO BELIEVE IN KARMA.

    I BEALIEVE THESE REPUBLICANS MADE A VERY HORRIBLE MISTAKE. HERE IS WHY, PLEASE READ THE POST.

    Unemployment key dates
    May 29, 2021: Work Search Waiver expires
    June 26, 2021: Waiting Week Waiver expires
    June 26, 2021: FPUC $300 weekly benefits end
    Sept. 4, 2021: Federal Unemployment Insurance Programs expire
    Work search waiver expiration
    The most immediate impact on eligibility for unemployment benefits is the expiration of the state’s Work Search Waiver and, for many, the requirement to register for job search assistance.

    For years, law required individuals to actively pursue new work opportunities to remain eligible to receive benefits.

    Gov. Ron DeSantis continued to extend the expiration of this waiver in an effort to ease the burden of returning to the workforce during the pandemic.

    On May 12, Dane Eagle, executive director of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, announced the state would allow the waiver to lapse as business owners voiced frustration with hiring new employees.

    Many business owners say they’re struggling to hire new workers because people are “receiving more on unemployment than they would on the job,” although economists say it’s not that simple.

    Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said the changing dynamics of the nation’s workforce is not to blame entirely on extended unemployment benefits, but rather a number of factors, including people moving to new cities, people “upskilling” into new and more stable career fields, and competition among industries that are offering higher wages, better benefits, and hiring incentives.

    ALL THESE BARS, RESTAURANTS, AND HOTLES DOWN HERE WHO KEPT PAYING VERY BAD AND GIVING NO BENEFITS IS WHY PEOPLE ARE NOT APPLYING TO WORK FOR YOU ANYMORE. WE HAVE UPSKILLED AND WE HAVE MOVED OUT OF FLORIDA. GOOD LUCK WITH ALL THE NEW YORKERS WHO JUST MOVED HERE TO BE A WORK AT HOME EMPLOYEE. THE CITY SLICKERS FROM BOSTON AND NEW YORK ARE ALLOWED TO WORK FROM HOME OFFICE SO THEY WONT BE APPLYING TO YOUR HOSPITALITY ESTABLISMENT. YOU ALL WAITED FAR TOO LONG TO PAY THE RIGHT AMOUNT DUE TO YOU TERRIBLE GREED. GOODBYE FLORIDA, AND I WILL NOT BE BACK!!! TO THE ARROGANT MAN IN THIS FORUM NAMED TOM. SERVE YOUR FUCKEN SELF ASSHOLE!!!! YOU ARE PROBABLY ONE OF THOSE GUYS WHO STIFFED THE WAITRESS AND BARTENDER MANY TIMES. YOU ARE ARROGANT AND KARMA WILL BE ON YOUR TAIL.

    GOODBYE FLORIDA AND YOU HAVE BETRAYED ME.
    RON I WAS LOYAL TO YOU AND VOTED FOR TRUMP TWICE AND NOW I FEEL STUPID FOR HAVING ALL THAT TRUST THAT YOU BOTH REALLY CARED AND NOW I SEE THAT YOU BOTH DO NOT CARE AT ALL ABOUT THE FLORIDA WORKERS AND WORKING PEOPLE ACROSS THE UNITED STATES. YOU BOTH HAVE BETRAYED THE WORKERS IN FLORIDA, THIS WAS WHY WE VOTED FOR YOU, TO HELP THE WORKING CLASS. I WILL NOT BE VOTING FOR YOU BOTH AGAIN.

    NOW WE HAVE PEOPLE LIKE TOM BELITTLING ALL OF US AND TALKING TO US LIKE WE ARE TRASH. I WILL NOT FORGET THIS EVER AND I MEAN NOT EVER!!!! I SPENT 4 STRAIGHT YEARS FIGHTING FOR TRUMP AND ALSO FOR YOU RON AND THIS IS A TOTAL SLAP IN THE FACE. I WILL MAKE MY MOVE TO VERMONT WHERE I KNOW A GOVERNOR NAMED BERNIE SANDERS WHO REALLY DOES CARE ABOUT THE WORKING CLASS PEOPLE.
    GOODBYE, FLORIDA, RON, TRUMP. TRUMP JR.

  • TAMMY

    May 31, 2021 at 8:06 pm

    HOSPITALITY CAN KISS MY ASS GOODBYE. IT IS YOUR OWN FAULT FOR NOT PAYING PEOPLE ENOUGH MONEY TO WORK. UNEMLOYMENT IS YOUR FAULT NOT OURS. CRYING TO THE GOVERNOR HOW YOU CANT GET PEOPLE TO WORK AT YOUR PLACE IS YOUR OWN GREEDY FAULT FOR NEVER PAYING THE WORKERS ENOUGH MONEY TO LIVE DOWN HERE IN SOUTH FLORIDA. YES, RAISE YOUR FOOD PRICE BECAUSE WE SERVE THE RICH WITH MILLION DOLLAR HOMES AND YES, PAY PEOPLE MORE MONEY AND STOP FILLING YOUR OWN POCKETS WITH SUCH GREED. RENT IS 3000 A MONTH FOR A 2 BEDROOM NOW AND YOU ALL PAY 10 PER HOUR WITH NO BENEFITS AND NOW RON DESANTIS CUT US ALL SHORT OF THE UNEMPLOYMENT TO END IN SEPTEMBER BECAUSE YOU ALL CRY TO HIM HOW WE WONT COME BACK TO WORK FOR SUCH CHEAP WAGES WHEN IT COST SO MUCH TO LIVE IN SOUTH FLORIDA. WITHOUT HOSPITALITY IN FLORIDA YOU HAVE NOTHING. YOU HAVE NOTHING WITHOUT US WORKING AND YOU WAITED FAR TOO LONG TO PAY US MORE MONEY. NOW WE HAVE LEFT FLORIDA OR WENT TO A JOB WHO WILL PAY WHAT WE ARE WORTH WITH BENEFITS.

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