McCain also trails in Ohio and PA

October 2, 2008

The Tampa Tribune reports that John McCain is also trailing in Ohio and Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania: Obama – 54 percent; McCain 39 percent Ohio: Obama – 50 percent; McCain – 42 percent Read more.…

McCain scrambling in Florida

October 2, 2008

St. Pete Times reports that four polls are showing McCain is now trailing in Florida, just two weeks after it looked like Obama was losing any opportunity to win the state on Nov. 4. The sudden…

Palin coming to Pcola

October 2, 2008

Sarah Palin will make a brief campaign stop in Pensacola next week – Tuesday, Oct. 7. She will speak at Pensacola Aviation. Doors open at 11 a.m. Tickets can be picked up today between 12:30-7 p.m.…

Obama leads in Florida

October 1, 2008

Today’s Quinnipiac poll of likely voters: Obama 51% McCain 43% Poll says Palin & economy pulling McCain down. Read more…

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Mythbuster II

October 1, 2008

Escambia Supervisor of Elections David Stafford also says that it’s not illegal to wear campaign T-shirts, buttons, hats, etc while you vote….unless you are a poll worker or poll watcher.…

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No-match, no problem

October 1, 2008

Escambia Supervisor of Elections David Stafford says that will be no problem if you’re address on your voter registration doesn’t match your driver’s license id, especially if you’re in the same district. If you’ve moved out…

Jerusalem Post on boating death

September 29, 2008

The Jerusalem Post published this article on Michal Elboim, “a vivacious, dark-haired sabra from Hod Hasharon, was serving as a young emissary of the Jewish Agency when she slipped off the bow of a motor boat…

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Democratic blogger attacked in Pensacola

September 29, 2008

Is the Pensacola News Journal tagging Democrats? According to this blogger: I blog at the Pensacola News Journal at http://www.PNJ.com under the name “Pensacola”. I also run the web site for the Escambia Democratic Executive Committee…

Debate: Who won?

September 29, 2008

Here is a photo from inside the Media Filing Center. We sat with reporters from Reuters, CBS News, MSNBC, ABC and the traveling media with both the McCain and Obama campaigns. The huge tv screens that…

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Pensions on council agenda

September 26, 2008

Pension Plan Concerns Addressed to City Council By: Michael Rutschky Citizens voiced their concern over the costliness of Pensacola’s pension plan during the open forum segment of the Sept. 25 city council meeting. Pensacola resident Bill…

Students excited

September 26, 2008

The campus is alive. Yesterday the student newspaper, The Daily Mississippian, held a poll. The question was: What do you think of McCain’s request to suspend the debate? It’s a cop out – 63% It’s a…

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We are at Ole Miss

September 26, 2008

Just got set up. Will broadcast live from the Ole Miss Student Union. The debate is on and the students are excited.…

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Conseratives blame Clinton

September 25, 2008

There is a huge flaw in this logic: How A Clinton-Era Rule Rewrite Made Subprime Crisis Inevitable By TERRY JONES INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY | Posted Wednesday, September 24, 2008 4:30 PM PT One of the most…

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County unites fire

September 25, 2008

The Escambia County Board of Commissioners voted 4-0 to unify management for county Fire Rescue and volunteer firefighters. Under the unification, the volunteer fire fighters will now have a better ability to dictate functions within each…

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DeSorbo denies he has a city pension

September 25, 2008

At the recent luncheon of the Escambia Rpeublican Women, Councilman Mike DeSorbo denied that he had a city pension for being a city councilman. Unfortunately for him, C.C. Elebash was at the meeting. Elebash fired off…