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What a surprise: Racist photo found on GOP candidate Mike Prendergast’s Facebook page

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Another day, another example of a GOP candidate condoning racist imagery of President Barack Obama: Republican Mike Prendergast, a retired Army officer, is challenging Democratic incumbent Kathy Castor in Florida’s 11th Congressional District.  A quick glance of Prendergast’s campaign website shows a seemingly straight-laced ex-military officer looking to make a difference through political service.   But a review of Prendergast’s Facebook page reveals a troubling aspect of his campaign — the support of Tea Party activists using racially charged imagery.…

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What a surprise: Racist photo found on GOP candidate Mike Prendergast’s Facebook page

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Another day, another example of a GOP candidate condoning racist imagery of President Barack Obama: Republican Mike Prendergast, a retired Army officer, is challenging Democratic incumbent Kathy Castor in Florida’s 11th Congressional District.  A quick glance of Prendergast’s campaign website shows a seemingly straight-laced ex-military officer looking to make a difference through political service.   But a review of Prendergast’s Facebook page reveals a troubling aspect of his campaign — the support of Tea Party activists using racially charged imagery.…

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Charlie Crist’s veto pen gets its own Facebook page

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Proclaiming that the pen is mightier than the sword, a Facebook page has been created in honor of Charlie Crist’s veto pen, which was used to stop Senate Bill 6.  As of this posting, Crist’s veto pen already has 586 fans.

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Charlie Crist’s veto pen gets its own Facebook page

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Proclaiming that the pen is mightier than the sword, a Facebook page has been created in honor of Charlie Crist’s veto pen, which was used to stop Senate Bill 6.  As of this posting, Crist’s veto pen already has 586 fans.

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Teachers angry at Charlie Crist’s support of SB 6 hijack his Facebook page

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The comments section of Charlie Crist’s fan page on Facebook has been overrun by Floridians upset with the Legislature’s effort to end tenure in Florida’s schools and to tie teacher pay to students’ standardized test results. So much so that whoever admiinisters Crist’s Facebook page had to post a strong warning to commentors to post a “Comment Policy for Our Fan Page”: “While this is an open forum, it’s also a family friendly one and one that seeks to encourage an active intelligent debate on the…

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Teachers angry at Charlie Crist’s support of SB 6 hijack his Facebook page

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The comments section of Charlie Crist’s fan page on Facebook has been overrun by Floridians upset with the Legislature’s effort to end tenure in Florida’s schools and to tie teacher pay to students’ standardized test results. So much so that whoever administers Crist’s Facebook page had to post a strong warning to commentors to post a “Comment Policy for Our Fan Page”: “While this is an open forum, it’s also a family friendly one and one that seeks to encourage an active intelligent debate on the…

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