The Rev. Jerry Falwell died Tuesday shortly after being found unconscious in his office at Liberty University, a school executive said. Story
Every year there's unofficial poll for the most impressive lobbyist assistant....the young girls who attract the attention of the legislators for their bosses. They're usually a college student interning for a lobby group. This year's winner is Amanda Beck - who just happens to have a myspace [...]
The Mitt Romney campaign has more than 70 house parties planned across Florida to watch today's televised presidential debate in South Carolina. None are Escambia or Santa Rosa counties. The closest is Fort Walton Beach. Want to go? Visit signup.mittromney.com
Under the post "We thought we did well ": Pensacola City Councilman Sam Hall points how little funding that his district has gotten from the local option sales tax dollars for the past 15 years (when J.B. Smith represented the district most of that time). I think this topic is worthy of its own [...]
MonDaily Dose Good morning! I think we gave the News Journal too many hits… OK, OK, they're back up. Reviews of Hawkshaw performers for Saturday What's being written about the artists performing at the Hawkshaw Music Fest?
Land Capital Group edges out Hammes Company, 52-50 See tabulation: Tally sheets Land Capital Group has Audra Carter (AC Advertising) and Al Henderson (The Independent Voice publisher, but listed as commercial photographer); Saxet Realty (Registered Agent Cynthia Griffin) ; Miller Caldwell; [...]
Thanks to Jay: The British site, Worst of the Web picked gulf1.com as one of their official worst site for April, 2007. Here’s the link, click the toon heads for the comments, they are hysterical: http://www.worstoftheweb.com/classic/042907.html
Pensacola News Journal forgot to renew its domain license for pnj.com. The bidding starts at 5 cents. Update: It's back up @ 10 a.m.
Saturday, Washington Post published an article on yet another FEMA failure - rebuilding of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. The massive federally funded program for rebuilding Louisiana homes is short nearly $3 billion, administrators told a state legislative panel here today, leaving [...]
A new St. Petersburg Times/Bay News 9 poll shows Hilary Clinton tops the Democratic field by 23 percentage points, and Rudy Giuliani leads the GOP slate by 14, but the frontrunners have not secured Florida's support. That's especially true for the GOP, where one in three Republicans is either [...]
Our local legislative delegation has been bragging about how well Escambia and Santa Rosa counties did in the past session. Well, what we got from the state budget pales to the $150 million that Miami-Dade received....thanks to House Speaker Marco Rubio. Miami-Dade County will pay $1 a year [...]
Miami Herald has an analysis of where the 2008 presidential candidates stand on gun control. FYI - gun control is a big issue in Northwest Florida. State Senator Durell Peaden has sponsored nearly every pro-NRA gun bill possible in the state legislature. When Charlie Crist was running for governor [...]