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Whitehead calls out others

The PNJ reports that in an email that Commissioners White, Young and Valentino tricked County Administrator George Touart to resign and then reneged on the agreement. This is the same message that other Touart supporters have been saying around town for the past few weeks. There is one [...]

Naysayer claims CMP plan hoax

Got this post to the blog: Rick Outzen, Shame on you for linking to the PNJ hosted PDF file of the “latest” park features. That 16 page PDF file is a hoax. Print it out, then print out the real PDF file of the 09-26-2007 presentation hosted at the City’s website. Then compare the two [...]

St. Pete columnist: Don’t let readers ruin online

St. Pete columnist: Don’t let readers ruin online

St. Petersburg Times columnist Robyn Blumner would rather see readers post to online articles and opinions as value-added comments. Blumner rues the day when cyberspace editorial sections turn into "free-for-alls where every comment except the profane is welcome." Read: Blumner: Don't let reader [...]

In radio show breaks news

In radio show breaks news

Yesterday's In Your Head Radio made both WEAR TV and the News Journal, although we aren't named but called merely "a local radio show," for our interview with Escambia County School Board member Jeff Bergosh. WEAR TV: Bergosh Speaks Out About Godzilla The politician behind some [...]

Listen to Bergosh

Listen to Bergosh

Here is the audio of the IN Your Head Radio on NewsRadio 1620AM Bergosh

Bergosh=Godzilla

It's official. School Board member Jeff Bergosh is the "Godzilla" on pnj.com. Bergosh appeared on IN Your Head Radio today to give his side of the story (NewsRadio 1620 AM). Bergosh said about posting to pnj.com: "When the Pensacola News Journal created an anonymous forum, encouraging use of [...]

Bush won’t pay for kids health

President Bush vetoed a bill to expand the State's Child Health Insurance Program last week. The SCHIP was created to help the working poor who earned too much to qualify for Medicaid, but who still couldn't afford private insurance. Bush believes the plan would end up helping out middle income [...]

Bergosh saga

Bergosh saga

The News Journal is getting beat up on its website over the Jeff Bergosh/Godzilla story. There are three issues here: Should those who post to pnj.com have a right to privacy? Should an elected official use false names to promote himself and his political views on a blog or forum? Should [...]

M.L. died last night

In May 2007, I wrote an Outtakes column on my childhood friend who suffered a heart attack - M.L. Virden. He died last night. Read: Outtakes

Blog protest

From the blogger "Truth": Rick Outzen, I stand accused in post #12.I sincerly believe you pander to the liberals & progressive socialists on this blog.I become incensed when YOU dont have the balls to let someone other than your”elect” offer opinion on this blog.I arrived at my political views [...]

PNJ outs only Godzilla

PNJ outs only Godzilla

For some reason the daily newspaper publishes who they believe to be "Godzilla" on the comment section of their website yet they won't report who "Will Waspo" or the other bigots and racists are on the site. Tell us the email addresses of the people who continually slander Quint Studer. Come on, [...]

Touart: Fire me. I dare you.

Touart: Fire me. I dare you.

"Former" County Administrator George Touart wants to come back to work. His attorney says that he only offered to retired because County Atty Janet Lander said the Commissioners Gene Valentino, Kevin White and Marie Young agreed to let him stay on the payroll until April 2008. Of course, Lander [...]

Small victory in Insurance War

In the PNJ: The insurer agrees to lower its premiums an additional 2 percent — bringing the total cut since June to an average 9 percent — to comply with new laws passed in January. But those discounts will appear on bills that also carry a 52.7 percent increase approved last [...]

Brain-eating amoeba lives

Brain-eating amoeba lives

From the AP wire: It sounds like science fiction but it's true: A killer amoeba living in lakes enters the body through the nose and attacks the brain where it feeds until you die.  Even though encounters with the microscopic bug are extraordinarily rare, it's killed six boys and young men this [...]

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