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    Lightbulb Eric Robinson and Sarasota GOP money laundering?

    Quote Originally Posted by Carol M. Lerner
    Sarasota County School Board member Eric Robinson was caught laundering money from one PAC to another, and then into the Sarasota Republican Party’s coffers, to skirt campaign election laws, according to complaints filed with the Florida Elections Commission. Robinson has been accused of this activity numerous times before, but it couldn’t be directly proven. This time is different because...
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    https://www.heraldtribune.com/opinio...an-legion-more

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    https://www.heraldtribune.com/news/2...f-illegal-acts

    Ancillary story with Sheriff Tom Knight:
    https://www.heraldtribune.com/news/2...superintendent
    Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air.

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    Lightbulb Dark Money

    Quote Originally Posted by Deborah Anderson
    The campaign law-violations by the Sarasota Republican Party’s leaders shows how deeply entrenched corruption is in local politics and the implications are disturbing:

    • This was not an innocent mistake, but is a deliberate [financial laundering] scheme by Eric Robinson to use the anonymity of “dark money” to break the law.
    • This [financial laundering] scheme creates a public officeholder who is in debt to a Party, instead of being indebted to voters, which totally frustrates the law’s intent.
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    https://www.heraldtribune.com/opinio...ark-money-more
    Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air.

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