FWB violated Sunshine Law

October 16, 2008

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.…

Oops, McCain liked ACORN in 2006

October 16, 2008

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…

How Time grades the third debate

October 16, 2008

McCain: A- Obama: B McCain won, but Obama didn’t get rattled by the attacks. Grading the final presidential debate…

McCain wins third debate

October 16, 2008

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…

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Bush leads US into socialism

October 15, 2008

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…

Huge ethanol plant in Jackson County

October 15, 2008

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…

Navarre cheerleading mom jailed

October 15, 2008

Daily News reports Sheila Broome Langman, 38, was charged Monday with lewd or lascivious battery. It is alleged that she carried out a two-month sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy. Read more…

Newspaper endorsements

October 14, 2008

According to Editor & Publisher magazine: Barack Obama picked up at least 17 newspaper endorsements this weekend, including six in swing states Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Ohio, North Carolina, and Missouri. John McCain, as far as we know,…

Joe Roberts on meltdown

October 14, 2008

Market meltdown = Black Friday? Joe Roberts 10.13.08 As I pointed out last month, the roots of current “financial crisis” are not to be found in a handful of Wall Street financial wizards who gambled our…

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City Council, At Large 9

October 14, 2008

The latest Buzz is that none of the three candidates – Megan Pratt, Wendell Rich or J.D. Smith – will win this seat outright. There will be a run-off. Here is how the scenario goes –…

McGuire’s band member passes away

October 13, 2008

We have been notified that Michael Zipay passed away early Sunday morning. He was the drum major for McGuire’s Pipe Band. He had been part of McGuire’s Pipe Band since 1989. Previously he was with the…

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Lumpy goes for fire vote

October 13, 2008

Lumpy DeWeese, the political mastermind behind the Maren DeWeese campaign for Pensacola City Council, District 3, worked the Pensacola Fire Department vote hard this weekend. The firefighters have always backed the incumbent Mike DeSorbo and will…

ACORN responds

October 13, 2008

ACORN Response to Senator McCain’s Smear Ad ACORN President Maude Hurd released the following statement today in response to the McCain campaign’s new ad claiming that, among other things, ACORN is responsible for the mortgage crisis:…

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McCain talking points on ACORN

October 13, 2008

Statement by McCain-Palin spokesman Michael Goldfarb on Barack Obama and ACORN: “Just one week ago, the Obama campaign declared that ‘Barack Obama never organized with ACORN.’ According to today’s New York Times, that statement is simply…