In ten months Marco Rubio has gone from 5 percent of the GOP vote in 2010 U.S. Senate race to a whopping 37 percent. Gov. Charlie Crist has seen his margin shrink in the 43-point swing, according to a poll by Daily Kos. Republican Primary - poll 11/16-11/18 Charlie Crist (R) 47%..( 1/26-28: [...]
The New York Observer reports "...Morning Joe is struggling to hang on to viewers. So far this fall, from Sept. 1 through Nov. 13, according to The Observer’s analysis of Nielsen numbers, Morning Joe has averaged 357,000 total viewers and 124,000 in the 25- to 54-year-old demographic—down 35 [...]
Orlando Sentinel reports how a Winter Garden couple and their son were terrorized for two days by four people who kidnapped them at gunpoint, forced the woman to withdraw nearly $24,000 from the bank and shot her as she tried to escape. The family lived in 3,700-square-foot house inside a gated [...]
I got up early this morning and listened to Fox News while I was making coffee. The news anchor signed off his broadcast with, "This is Fox New--fair, balanced and unafraid." It really struck me as odd. What national news network is truly afraid? What good journalist lets fear impact his/her [...]
Another bit of irony, the anti-charter group is now warning people about the provision that would allow petitions and initiative with signatures from 10 percent of the registered voters. They are saying, "It's too low. Fairchild and Donovan would be doing petitions on everything." Charlie [...]
I attended today a luncheon for Take Stock in Children - a college scholarship program for Escambia County's public school students. Each year, sixth grade public school students who are financially eligible can apply for this program at their school and are chosen through a selection process. [...]
Courtney B. Peterson has prefiled to run in 2010 for a Pensacola City Council District 2 seat that is currently held by Councilman Sam Hall. Peterson is a member of PYP and should be a very credible candidate.
According to the Mobile Press Register, The Mobile City Council voted 6-1 this morning to take out more than $80 million in bonds to refinance old debt and help pay for the construction of GulfQuest, an interactive maritime museum on the downtown waterfront. What no petition drive? Pensacola [...]
Today Believe in A Better Pensacola deposited the following contributions: Mike Bruce $100 No Boss Mayor is apparently changing its name to "No Backroom Deals, But Ours."
Today Believe in A Better Pensacola deposited the following contributions: Charles Presti $100 Dr. Richard Hawkins $350 Still no word from No Boss Mayor on who repaid co-founder Charles Fairchild his $3000 loan or how they are paying for their campaign expenditures. Why is No Boss Mayor so [...]
Today's column: Don't let fear stymie strong mayor change "Diane Mack is right. It’s better to vote to establish a “strong mayor” in Pensacola than to heed the exaggerated fears of opponents, who see conspiracies everywhere and use scare tactics worthy of Sarah Palin’s “death panels” [...]
Press release: Escambia Sheriff’s Investigators are asking anyone who may know the whereabouts of Terri Lynn Lewis, (40) of Pensacola, to call the Sheriff’s Office at 436-9620 or Crime Stoppers 433-STOP. Ms. Lewis may be a possible witness to the Oct 10th 2009 murder of Derry Dickerson [...]