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Must-read story: Judge Thomas Freeman, Double-Dipper

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10 Connects Mike Deeson exposes Judge Thomas Freeman’s re-election payment D.R.O.P.  plan Meet Pinellas County Judge Thomas B. Freeman, who has been sitting on the bench for 29 years. In 2006 he signed the Florida Deferred Options Retirement Plan called D.R.O.P.  saying his resignation date would be September 20, 2011. Freeman says at the time it was the best thing for his family. But a loophole in the law allows elected officials to keep on working. That means if Freeman is…

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