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Gov. Ron DeSantis activates National Guard at State Prisons
« Reply #100 on: September 12, 2022, 04:35:43 PM »
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Gov. DeSantis Activates National Guard at Florida State Prisons
By Jack Phillips September 12, 2022



Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has activated the state National Guard in a bid to aid corrections officers amid staffing issues at prisons.

The Department of Corrections “is authorized to employ over 20,000 correctional and correctional probation officers, almost a quarter of all state employees,” the governor’s order states, noting that there’s currently a “severe shortage” of officers that “threatens the safety” of inmates, officers, and the public.

The state’s corrections agency said that National Guard members will be deployed as a supplemental measure to security posts at some institutions. They will be supervised by respective prison wardens or similar staff, the agency said.

“We think, as we continue to hire and reduce the stress on the compounds, the existing officers are going to want to stay because they’re not going to work that amount of overtime they’re currently working,” Department of Corrections Chief Financial Officer Mark Tallent told WPTV. “They’re going to have a better family life, be able to get out of the institution more. We definitely think we’re trending in the right direction.”

The Guard members won’t be expected to directly supervise inmates, according to DeSantis’s order.

“Members of the Guard have the training and capability to assist Florida’s correctional officers with certain duties, such as manning guard towers, perimeter patrols, and control stations, which will allow the correctional officers to concentrate on directly supervising and caring for inmates,” the Republican governor’s order reads.

Financial Incentives
Earlier this year, DeSantis approved a pay increase to recruit and retrain current corrections officers.

Florida National Guard Lt. Col. Peter Jennison told the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper that he expects all the Guard members who are assigned would volunteer for the prison assignments.

Tallent said that as many as 300 National Guard members would be deployed.

“We think we’ll be able to right-size ourselves by the end of the fiscal year,” he said.

Democrats in the state Legislature expressed concerns about DeSantis’s order. A leader within the Florida Democratic caucus said the Legislature has ignored funding of the Department of Corrections for years.

“Florida has ignored this agency and ignored this problem, and underfunded this agency for years,” Democrat House Minority Leader-designate Rep. Fentrice Driskell said on Sept. 9. “Now, it looks like the governor wants to activate the Florida National Guard, which will take people away from their homes, their families, and their jobs.”

Nonetheless, members of the Joint Legislative Budget Commission voted on Sept. 9 to approve sending Florida National Guard members to the prisons. The GOP and most Democrats supported the plan, with Sen. Audrey Gibson and Rep. Ramon Alexander opposing it.

Shortly after the vote, DeSantis activated the Guard via executive order, local media reported.

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Re: Gov. Ron DeSantis activates National Guard at State Prisons
« Reply #101 on: September 12, 2022, 09:28:49 PM »
Funny how after villifying law enforcement, now we can't fill positions.



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Gov. DeSantis Activates National Guard at Florida State Prisons
By Jack Phillips September 12, 2022



Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has activated the state National Guard in a bid to aid corrections officers amid staffing issues at prisons.

The Department of Corrections “is authorized to employ over 20,000 correctional and correctional probation officers, almost a quarter of all state employees,” the governor’s order states, noting that there’s currently a “severe shortage” of officers that “threatens the safety” of inmates, officers, and the public.

The state’s corrections agency said that National Guard members will be deployed as a supplemental measure to security posts at some institutions. They will be supervised by respective prison wardens or similar staff, the agency said.

“We think, as we continue to hire and reduce the stress on the compounds, the existing officers are going to want to stay because they’re not going to work that amount of overtime they’re currently working,” Department of Corrections Chief Financial Officer Mark Tallent told WPTV. “They’re going to have a better family life, be able to get out of the institution more. We definitely think we’re trending in the right direction.”

The Guard members won’t be expected to directly supervise inmates, according to DeSantis’s order.

“Members of the Guard have the training and capability to assist Florida’s correctional officers with certain duties, such as manning guard towers, perimeter patrols, and control stations, which will allow the correctional officers to concentrate on directly supervising and caring for inmates,” the Republican governor’s order reads.

Financial Incentives
Earlier this year, DeSantis approved a pay increase to recruit and retrain current corrections officers.

Florida National Guard Lt. Col. Peter Jennison told the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper that he expects all the Guard members who are assigned would volunteer for the prison assignments.

Tallent said that as many as 300 National Guard members would be deployed.

“We think we’ll be able to right-size ourselves by the end of the fiscal year,” he said.

Democrats in the state Legislature expressed concerns about DeSantis’s order. A leader within the Florida Democratic caucus said the Legislature has ignored funding of the Department of Corrections for years.

“Florida has ignored this agency and ignored this problem, and underfunded this agency for years,” Democrat House Minority Leader-designate Rep. Fentrice Driskell said on Sept. 9. “Now, it looks like the governor wants to activate the Florida National Guard, which will take people away from their homes, their families, and their jobs.”

Nonetheless, members of the Joint Legislative Budget Commission voted on Sept. 9 to approve sending Florida National Guard members to the prisons. The GOP and most Democrats supported the plan, with Sen. Audrey Gibson and Rep. Ramon Alexander opposing it.

Shortly after the vote, DeSantis activated the Guard via executive order, local media reported.

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Re: Gov. Ron DeSantis
« Reply #102 on: September 13, 2022, 03:05:10 PM »
Once again, DeSantis shows his real world executive chops.

Crisp call him "DeSatan" btw , , ,


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illegals to MV MASS
« Reply #104 on: September 15, 2022, 02:14:02 PM »

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Gov. Ron DeSantis FTW!
« Reply #105 on: September 17, 2022, 08:07:03 AM »

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national guard called by Mass Gov. for the migrant "emergency"
« Reply #106 on: September 17, 2022, 08:18:36 AM »
https://nypost.com/2022/09/16/marthas-vineyard-migrants-sent-to-cape-cod-mass-calls-national-guard/

you know Obama et al got on the phone to the gov

use of NG

to make a point:

"we have the military apparatus on our side "

any thoughts?

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Re: national guard called by Mass Gov. for the migrant "emergency"
« Reply #107 on: September 17, 2022, 08:24:24 AM »
https://nypost.com/2022/09/16/marthas-vineyard-migrants-sent-to-cape-cod-mass-calls-national-guard/

you know Obama et al got on the phone to the gov

use of NG

to make a point:

"we have the military apparatus on our side "

any thoughts?

The fake and gay military will put you into camps or shoot you if ordered to do so.

Plan accordingly.


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game on
« Reply #109 on: September 23, 2022, 06:03:38 AM »
Kushner bashes DeSantis

and promotes Donald:

https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2022/09/22/kushner-on-desantis-migrants-flights-using-human-beings-as-political-pawns-very-troubling/

[while promoting his self promoting book]

he sounds more like an elite NY liberal here like his father

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Re: game on
« Reply #110 on: September 23, 2022, 07:49:08 AM »
Exactly.


Kushner bashes DeSantis

and promotes Donald:

https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2022/09/22/kushner-on-desantis-migrants-flights-using-human-beings-as-political-pawns-very-troubling/

[while promoting his self promoting book]

he sounds more like an elite NY liberal here like his father

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Gov. Ron DeSantis on the real divide
« Reply #111 on: September 23, 2022, 07:31:47 PM »
Migrant Flights Obscure the Real DeSantis Divide
The governor has noted a historic shift that no political outrage will change.
Daniel Henninger hedcutBy Daniel HenningerFollow
Sept. 21, 2022 6:14 pm ET


Wonder Land: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has noted a historic shift that no political outrage will change. Images: AP/Zuma Press/AFP via Getty Images Composite: Mark Kelly

What phenomenon of our time produces more falsity than any other? The list of contenders is long but we have a winner—political outrage. These days it surges by the minute. The past week produced faux political outrage for the record books when Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis flew 50 migrants to Martha’s Vineyard.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom called it “almost monstrous,” adding, “I say that quite thoughtfully.” White House spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre likened the governor to Guatemalan smugglers. Unsurpassable is a long piece by six CNN staffers that says flying 50 migrants to the Vineyard “has revived memories of strikingly similar tactics employed by southern segregationists 60 years ago.”

You probably didn’t notice that Gov. DeSantis did something else last week that has a lot more relevance to this country’s future. We’ll get to that but not before relating Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s view that the migrants being bused to her city from Texas are a “manufactured crisis” even as the federal government said that since January more than two million migrants have come illegally across the southern border in fiscal 2022.

Shortly before the Vineyard controversy, Gov. DeSantis delivered an interesting speech near Miami to a convocation of conservatives. Some called it a test drive of ideas for a presidential run, and it probably was. One DeSantis idea, though, should have caught the eye of anyone focused on the flow of U.S. history.

The governor described something he called a “Great American Exodus.” In short, he means the recent movement of U.S. population out of California and the North—primarily New York, New Jersey and Illinois—into states in the South and West. He says this shift has a “political character,” which he was happy to describe. Since the pandemic began, he said, “more adjusted gross income [moved] into the state of Florida than has ever moved into any one state over a similar time period in American history.”

For years, demographers have studied this population migration from North to South, a shift with significant implications for the economic health and political power of both regions.

In May, the Census Bureau released data noting a large departure from Northern cities between July 2020 and July 2021. The populations of San Francisco fell 6.3%, New York City 3.5%, Boston and Washington both 2.9%. The New York Post reported this week that, according to Florida driver’s-license registrations, 41,885 New Yorkers moved there this year.

More broadly, the Census Bureau reported in 2019 that “Florida had the most domestic inmovers, with 566,476 people moving from another state within the past year.” Meanwhile, “California had the most domestic outmovers, with 661,026 people moving to another state” in the previous year. Some movement has occurred inside state borders, for instance out of New York City to the suburbs or from Los Angeles and San Francisco to inland California counties. The “political character” point is that many cities administered for decades by liberal, and more recently progressive, Democrats are hemorrhaging population.

It’s not just the 1% fleeing high-tax states for lower taxes. Receiving little attention is the fact that black Americans are also moving south, reversing the Great Migration into the North during the 20th century.

Brookings Institution demographer William Frey details this in a September report. Describing what he calls “a virtual evacuation from many northern areas,” Mr. Frey writes the “movement is largely driven by younger, college-educated Black Americans, from both northern and western places of origin. They have contributed to the growth of the ‘New South,’ especially in Texas, Georgia, and North Carolina, as well as metropolitan regions such as Atlanta, Dallas, and Houston.”

Mr. Frey notes that these migrations to the South have increased black Americans’ political power there, much of it flowing to the Democratic Party. But an undeniable reality, emphasized by Gov. DeSantis, is that this movement is overwhelmingly driven by the prospect of greater economic opportunity.


Arguably the biggest boomtown in America is Miami, led by Republican Mayor Francis X. Suarez and described recently in this newspaper. A primary reason, according to the article, is Miami’s “friendlier business climate.”

You’ve probably noticed that the mayors of New York, Chicago and Washington say they lack resources to provide for several thousand migrants. I believe it. Decades of unrestrained public spending have turned their budgets into a ball and chain. Many once-great American population centers are tapped out.

Here’s the kicker, literally: Last week, 13 treasurers from Democratic states including California and Illinois plus New York City’s comptroller issued a letter attacking West Virginia, Idaho, Oklahoma, Texas and Florida for resisting public-pension investments tied to environmental, social and governance sustainability goals. The letter accuses these states of acting on behalf of “corporate interests.” What a spectacle—Democratic state treasurers denouncing corporations that are the bedrock of their tax base. Or were.

His critics call Gov. DeSantis “divisive.” The real DeSantis Divide, however, is about public-policy choices that are causing historic losses in the North and gains in the South and West. No amount of political outrage will change that.

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Trump getting jealous
« Reply #112 on: September 24, 2022, 10:37:46 AM »
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/trump-and-desantis-once-allies-now-in-simmering-rivalry-with-2024-nearing/ar-AA12bTSD

I still say DeSantis would be hurting himself if he were to run on. ticket with Trump

if wasn't 100% on his knees for 4 yrs

trump will turn on him like he always does.

DeSantis has a better future then that

That is why Kushneck had to criticize DeSantis sending illegals to MV . Trump team could not give him credit for it since it was so successful - and trump could not take the glory

IMHO

DeSantis for Prez!! '24



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Re: Gov. Ron DeSantis
« Reply #113 on: September 24, 2022, 11:26:33 AM »
"That is why Kushneck had to criticize DeSantis sending illegals to MV . Trump team could not give him credit for it since it was so successful - and trump could not take the glory"

I was on the road and did not see this.  Is there a convenient citation?

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Re: Gov. Ron DeSantis
« Reply #114 on: September 24, 2022, 11:38:34 AM »
" I was on the road and did not see this.  Is there a convenient citation?"

please
see ccp post from

september 23rd

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Re: Gov. Ron DeSantis
« Reply #115 on: September 24, 2022, 11:45:21 AM »
Thank you.

Kusher is such a cunt, though I must say he is coming across very well now in his TV appearances pushing his book etc.  Very much looks like he is up to something.