Last night, John McCain and Barack Obama spoke that the annual Al Smith Dinner. They poked fun at themselves and each other. And he referred to the awkward moment in the second debate when he disdainfully referred to Mr. Obama as “that one.” “He doesn’t mind at all,’’ Mr. McCain [...]
Joe the Plumber who confronted Obama at a rally and was a key part of McCain's attack during the third debate isn't really a plumber. According to Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 50 in Toledo, where Joe lives, Joe never served in the apprentice program or got a license. The Miami Herald reports [...]
Dear Friends of The Oar House: As you may know, The Oar House is owned and operated by Marina Management Corporation, owner and operator of four marinas in the Pensacola area. On the ballot this year is Constitutional Amendment #6, which addresses a fairness issue related to the taxing of [...]
From Francesca Maxime: Team, It is with utmost pride and joy, that I'm writing to share the fantastic news that the ECUA Citizens Committe - which includes the 5 current ECUA Board Members - UNANIMOUSLY voted to APPROVE curbside recycling for ALL of Escambia County, starting January 1, 2009. [...]
Mobile Register reports the EADS - the partner of Northrup Grumman in the Mobile air tanker deal - has put former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott on its board of directors. "I said when I retired from the Senate that I would look for opportunities to help Mississippi and the Gulf Coast, and [...]
Daily News reports that Fort Walton Beach city staff is scrambling to develop a plan to reduce the city's exposure to lawsuits stemming from dozens of closed committee meetings should have been open to the public. Fort Walton Beach attorney Toni Craig has determined the city violated Florida's [...]
Blogger Marc Ambinder digs up a pretty damning video, given McCain's current line of attack on Barack Obama. In 2006, McCain told members of ACORN, UNITE HERE, SEIU, and PAW that they were "what makes America special." Read more. McCain speaks at the 1:30 mark.
McCain: A- Obama: B McCain won, but Obama didn't get rattled by the attacks. Grading the final presidential debate
John McCain won last night's debate. He was aggressive and made the points that his supporters wanted to hear. He threw everything at Obama that he could - Ayers, Acorn, raising taxes, big government, not traveling to Mexico or South America, free trade and Joe the Plumber. McCain also took [...]
The federal government is now invested in the banking system, to the tune of $250 billion. For months, I've heard Republicans complain that Barack Obama would lead this country into socialism. However, it appears the GOP administration couldn't wait. Not saying it's wrong, but you have to [...]
The small Jackson County town of Campbellton will be getting $212 million corn ethanol plant. The 110-million gallon capacity plant will be built by East Coast Ethanol on 295 acres of farmland on State 273 about a mile west of U.S. 231. The plant will employ 40 to 50 people. Read more.