The St. Pete Times is reporting that Democrats in Florida are voting more heavily than Republicans in the state after the first week of early voting. Republican lead in absentee voting by 157,378, but Democrats are ahead in the early voting at the polls by 215,820 votes. The net puts Democrats [...]
IN Your Head Radio will air on NewsRadio 1620 AM for the last time on Election Day, Nov 4. The decision is entirely mine. We started the show in Sept. 2007 as an alternative to standard conservative, Rush Limbaugh-imitation talk radio. I think we succeeded. We definitely brought on guests that [...]
AP reports a Denver police spokesman has confirmed an Obama rally in Denver on Sunday drew well over 100,000 people. On Friday, John McCain drew 4,000 in Denver, according to McCain spokesman Tom Kise. Meanwhile in Tampa before a crowd of about 5,000, Sarah Palin says: "Barack Obama and I [...]
Anchorage Daily News: Palin's rise captivates us but nation needs a steady hand Gov. Palin's nomination clearly alters the landscape for Alaskans as we survey this race for the presidency -- but it does not overwhelm all other judgment. The election, after all is said and done, is not about [...]
The word is out on the Souls to the Polls. C.J. Lewis and Diane Mack have been politicking downtown today. Lois Benson, mother of Megan Pratt, has come down to check out the crowds. Also I see a few Ronald Townsend signs.
Area churches have pushed early voting today. The downtown office of the Supervisor of Elections is very busy. I can see from my window dozens going into the polling place to vote. Jeffrey Humbles, Lumon May, Larry Scapechhi and Claudia Brown-Curry have campaign workers along Palafox. It's [...]
The Pensacola City Council passed last night two-way traffic for Palafox from Government to Garden streets.
Adam C. Smith, St. Pete Times Political Editor, gives five reasons we should not write off John McCain: 1. The primaries told us something. McCain closes strong and Obama doesn't. 2. Polls aren't gospel. 3. Complacency. 4. Pennsylvania. 5. Obama hasn't closed the sale. Read the article.
A new St. Petersburg Times/Bay News 9/Miami Herald poll shows Barack Obama leading John McCain 49 percent to 42 percent in this state McCain cannot afford to lose. Independents favor Obama by a 2-to-1 margin. Read more.
Todd Palin canceled his visit to the Panhandle this week. But the word I get is that the McCain campaign was wanting people to come to his rally wearing camos.
Drinks are on Kevin Doyle, publisher of the Pensacola News Journal. The Florida Supreme Court refused to recognize "false-light" invasion of privacy as grounds to sue. It upheld a lower-court ruling that tossed out an $18.3 million judgment against the Pensacola News Journal and its parent company, [...]
The Emerald Coast Utilities Authority board passed curbside recycling that will start Jan. 1. The base rate drops from $19.62 to $17.97 for both garbage and recycling pickup. Garbage and recycling will be picked up on separate days. If you generate a large volume, you can get a second garbage [...]