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Darryl Rouson draws a challenger in House District 55 and, boy, she’s a winner!

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State Rep. Darryl Rouson has drawn a challenger in Florida House District 55 and, boy, let me tell you she is a real threat.  After all, April Sheffield, backed by that son-of-a-bitch Ed Helm, was only arrested two years ago for exploiting the elderly:

The owner of four care homes has been charged with exploiting the elderly, grand theft and forging checks.

Police say that April Sheffield, 41, cashed a check to an 82-year-old resident of one of her homes.

The check, from the Veterans Administration, was for $9,166.

Sheffield told the man the check was for $600, and passed on only $100, police say.

The man’s sister initially confronted Sheffield, who told her the check was for $6,000 and paid back $3,000, police say.

The sister had confirmed the amount of the check with the VA, and went to the police.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

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