Politics

Marty, give us a solution

January 21, 2008

Pensacola City Councilman Marty Donovan spoke to the PNJ on Sunday about the red clays discharges into Pensacola Bay during and after heavy rain storms. From the PNJ: “The Florida Department of Transportation is responsible for…

Proteins help dieting

January 20, 2008

Diets high in protein may be the best way to keep hunger in check, according a study soon to be published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Researchers found that protein does the best…

70’s icons pass away

January 20, 2008

Two icons of 1970s television passed away. Suzanne Pleshette played Bob Newhart’s confident and sexy wife, Emily Hartley, for six years on the popular 1970s sitcom “The Bob Newhart Show.” She gave geeky kids like me…

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Stay civil, stay on point

January 19, 2008

We’ve got a few people writing multiple comments on the Paul posts under a variety names. All are attacking Jim Paul. Obviously, the intent is to make it look like there is a huge crowd calling…

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Studer profile

January 19, 2008

I realize that are those out there who may be wondering why Quint Studer would counsel Jim Paul on alcoholism recovery. Here is a profile I wrote on Studer in July 2005: Read Fire Starter…

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Escambia County School ZT policy

January 19, 2008

Here is what the Escambia County student manual says about drugs under Zero Tolerance. There is no special section for alcohol: Drugs: The unlawful use, possession, or sale of a controlled substance as defined in Chapter…

Florida Zero Tolerance Policy

January 19, 2008

Here is the Florida law on Zero Tolerance in Public schools, according to FL Department of Education. It doesn’t mention alcohol abuse or DUI arrests: 1006.13 Policy of zero tolerance for crime and victimization.– (1) Each…

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PNJ has more on Paul

January 19, 2008

The Saturday edition of the Pensacola News Journal covers how the Escambia County school board did not mention Superintendent Jim Paul’s DUI arrest. It also has a few other interesting points: Jim Paul will meet with…

Lehman supports McCain

January 19, 2008

Ronald Reagan’s Sec. of the Navy, John Lehman, said on IN Your Head Radio yesterday that he supports John McCain because the Arizona senator understands the danger that terrorism to our nation’s and the world’s security.…

The Johnson Treatment

January 18, 2008

President Lyndon Johnson knew how to convince someone that he was right. He got in their face…literally. See pics…

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NYT moderates reader comments

January 18, 2008

The gannettblog reports that The New York Times now has 11 staffers reading and approving online reader comments before they’re published, MediaShift says. Jonathan Landman, the NYT’s deputy managing editor for digital journalism, says the paper…

AP has Spears obit ready

January 18, 2008

I guess the Associated Press thinks Britney Spears won’t take the Pensacola News Journal’s rumored call for her resignation well. US Weekly reports that the news agency has begun writing Brit’s obituary. AP’s entertainment editor says,…

Lehman on INYHR

January 18, 2008

John McCain supporter John F. Lehman will be IN Your Head Radio today. Lehman served as Secretary of the Navy in the Reagan administration. Should be a great interview.…

McCain time change

January 18, 2008

The John McCain rally will be at 9 a.m. at the PJC gym next Tuesday, Jan. 22. Doors will open at 8 a.m.…

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Selling wrong building

January 18, 2008

After reading the daily newspaper’s story on the Ice Pilots offering to buy the Pensacola Civic Center, I think we are selling the wrong facility. We should sell the new $20-million+ Escambia County office complex or…