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Southern Scandal Watch

October 31, 2005 - 'Tis the season of scandal, and the South is not immune from the plague of corruption and moral relativism sweeping the land. To help you keep abreast of the wheelings and dealings of the ethically challenged (at least the ones getting caught), here at FS we are now launching a new semi-regular feature, Southern Scandal Watch (TM). Today's cast of characters:

Gov. Jeb Bush blames the victims

By R. Neal
October 27, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is taking the heat for another bungled hurricane relief response in Florida. Yesterday in a press conference he said "Don't blame FEMA. This is our responsibility." He also blamed the victims:

Wal-Mart PR offensive takes a hit

October 26, 2005 - No sooner did I hit "publish" on the previous post about Wal-Mart's highly-publicized list of proposed good deeds -- a new low-cost health plan, a zero-waste environmental policy, supporting a minimum-wage hike -- than I find this story, due to appear in Wednesday's