Why I Oppose John Mica
Having grown weary of the never ending attacks and accusations that I am but a ‘tool’ of Rep. Sandy Adams’ campaign each time I focus on Rep. John Mica, I will share my thoughts on the matter. The one issue that his hired ‘attack dogs’ and other misguided supporters continually fall back on is that the Adams campaign advertises on my web site. That is | Read More »
DC Is ‘Doing Just Fine’, Even As America Continues To Struggle
Gallup just released Barack Obama’s job approval rating for the first half of 2012 and the news is not encouraging. His approval rating is below 50% in 37 states, ranging from a 26% rating in Utah to a 49% rating in Michigan. But Obama rules in Washington, D.C. – literally and figuratively – where he enjoys his highest job approval rating at an astonishing 83%. | Read More »
John Mica; Majority Leader Eric Cantor Has Failed Us?
Let’s be clear, Rep. John Mica DID NOT not say Majority Leader Eric Cantor has “failed us”. HOWEVER, in an ad targeting his opponent in the contentious CD7 Republican primary, freshman Congresswoman Sandy Adams, Mica outlines 6 votes on budget and spending bills that she voted against. “Sandy Adams talks about reducing the deficit. Given the chance, she failed us,” a narrator in the commercial | Read More »
John Mica Campaign Charged For Third Time With Misleading Voters
FactCheck.org did an analysis of a campaign mailer sent out by 20-year incumbent Rep. John Mica targeting his opponent in the August 14th primary, freshman Congresswoman Sandy Adams. The verdict? “Misleading.” In the campaign mailer, Mica claims that Adams was someone President Obama “counted on” to “approve” stimulus spending. Not really. Sandy Adams, is a freshman who arrived in Washington nearly two years after the | Read More »
The Hypocrisy Of John Mica, ‘Freshman Class Mentor’
I apologize beforehand for any lack of clarity in my comments. I am currently wrapping my head with duct tape with one hand to keep it from exploding, as I type with the other hand. As I now openly support freshman Congresswoman Sandy Adams, I realize any criticism directed toward her primary opponent, 20 year incumbent Rep. John Mica, will be taken with a grain | Read More »
Setting The Record Straight In The Sandy Adams/John Mica Primary Battle
Interestingly, 20-yr incumbent Rep. John Mica’s campaign tag line directed at his primary opponent, freshman Congresswoman Sandy Adams, is ‘Rhetoric, not Results‘. A suggestion that, with his many years in Washington, D.C., he is in better position to generate results for CD7 voters. At the same time, his most recent jab at Adams makes the following claims; Voted to Spend Barack Obama’s Stimulus Requested over | Read More »
Was John Mica Aware Of TSA Equipment Scandal Since 2009?
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica appeared on FOX’s ‘On the Record with Greta Van Susteren‘ last week to discuss how the TSA is wasting hundreds of millions of dollars because of inefficiencies in its procurement, deployment and storage of airport security screening equipment. Mica expressed “outrage”, saying that he has been after them for the past year and spoke of a how a | Read More »
An Open Letter To John Mica
By Tom Tillison Florida Political Press The following letter was hand delivered to Rep. John Mica, Chairman of the House Transportation Committee on March 1, 2011. This took place at a meeting he requested with a Florida tea party leader who was in Washington, D.C. speaking at a House Tea Party Caucus hearing. Mica was asked to respond to the letter…13 days later, no response | Read More »
Bipartisan Collaboration In FL To Undermine Scott HSR Decision?
By Tom Tillison Florida Political Press In response to Florida Governor Rick Scott’s announcement yesterday that he is rejecting federal money for high speed rail, a very peculiar thing happened. Both Democratic Senator Bill Nelson and Republican John Mica, Chairman of the Transportation Committee made almost identical comments in statements to the media. Is Mica, who called Gov. Scott’s decision a “huge setback for the | Read More »
Mica Camp; “If The Tea Party Wants To Oppose Mica, We Accept That”
By Tom Tillison Florida Political Press Republican Congressman John Mica (FL7) held a ‘meet and greet’ this past weekend in his district office in Maitland that was attended by a half dozen local tea party leaders, including myself. Somewhat surprisingly, the event was held in the lobby of the building, which equated to a long hallway with small openings at each end. The turnout was | Read More »