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Letter from Liz Campbell

Over the weekend I received this letter from Liz that she asked me to post: My Dear Friends and Supporters, I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who took the time out of their very busy lives to volunteer, financially support, and vote for me during our recent Special [...]

Crist State of The State address

Crist State of The State address

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist gave his first "State of the State" address to the Florida legislature today. "We are in this room only because of the people of Florida allow us to be here. It is they, and not we, who possess this power. It is we, and not they, who are the servants. So let us serve [...]

Magic Johnson helps Orlando

From Orlando Sentinel: Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced today that a urban equity fund established by Magic Johnson will invest $70 million in the city's beleaguered Parramore community. Dyer announced the initiative by the Canyon-Johnson Urban Fund during his annual State of the City address, [...]

Escambia County makes Top 25 list ….it ain’t a good one

Escambia County makes Top 25 list ….it ain’t a good one

We are #13 on the EPA's list for counties in the U.S. that produce the most toxins....Yeah! We are #1 for the state of Florida. There are only two other Southeast U.S. counties on the list - both in Tennessee. See pdf: Toxins Top 25 The Comprehensive Assessment for Tracking Health in [...]

Web helps you get that raise

Web helps you get that raise

I'm not sure how accurate the pay ranges are, but check the websites out and let me know what you think. From the NY Times: If information is power, then most employees who enter salary negotiations are holding pea shooters while the boss is encased in a Kevlar vest. Unless someone left a [...]

Illinois Covered – statewide healthcare insurance

Illinois Covered – statewide healthcare insurance

The Democratic governor of Illinois is proposing a $2.1 billion plan to help pay for healthcare. The plan doesn't stop with the uninsured, but also has rebates for those having difficulty paying the health insurance premiums. Families earning up to $80,000 a year for a family of four [...]

City Department Head salaries – ranked

City Department Head salaries – ranked

Thanks to a public records request by the daily: City Mgr Tom Bonfield+bonus $156,800 City Atty John Fleming $125,435 Asst. City Mgr Robert Payne $120,161 Asst. City Mgr Alvin Coby $119,496 Asst. City Atty William Wells $117,187 Financial Services Dtr Richard Barker [...]

Take Pride in Pensacola

Take Pride in Pensacola

  Press Release  A Beautiful Community Begins with Me! Just over a year ago when Take Pride in Pensacola was started by the LeaP class of 2006 our community was in terrible shape. Hurricanes Ivan and Denise left Pensacola with broken buildings, damaged signs, and missing roofs. We were [...]

Who is Marco Rubio

Who is Marco Rubio

  Miami Herald tells us: "When Marco Rubio first entered the Florida Legislature, he was a 28-year-old attorney just four years out of law school. His sole possession was a Toyota Camry, he didn't own his own home and he was paying off student loans." Read article: HERE

Dailies are killing the golden goose

Mother Jones takes a look at newspaper chains: "It's not the Internet that's killing newspapers. It's the equity-chasing investors and their friends at the FCC who have put outsize profits before a free press. An exclusive look at our shrinking media universe." One interesting paragraph that [...]

Coulter calls out Edwards – “faggot”

Coulter calls out Edwards – “faggot”

Republican national politics reaches new low when Ann Coulter speaking yesterday at the Conservative Political Action Conference jokes about Democrat John Edwards being gay. Edwards is married with four children - one child was killed in an auto accident - his wife, Elizabeth, has battled breast [...]

Anti-Olberman website admits failure

Anti-Olberman website admits failure

Olbermann Watch shuts down after MSNBC renews Keith Olberman's contract. Being negative doesn't always work.....good lesson for Pensacola. Letter from Olbermannwatch.com: There is no disguising the fact that we have been extremely unhappy with the recent decision of NBC Universal to not only [...]

GOP has own flip-flop candidate – Romney

'For Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the transition from moderate, gay-friendly, abortion-tolerating Massachusetts governor to a certified social conservative isn't going smoothly. YouTube and Google have exposed Romney's shifting policy positions and relatively recent history of [...]

Did you know?

Conservative Christians have there on Wikipedia - Conservapedia. Of course bloggers and pranksters are having a field day posting phony articles. Read Wired article

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