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Barack Obama

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Outtakes: The Real Pensacola Tea Party

May 13, 2010

Can history repeat itself? Will Americans again rise to overthrow an oppressor that has threatened their freedom and quality of life like they did at the Boston Tea Party. Despite what Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh and…

Escambia County Politics

Transparency Challenge for District 2

May 10, 2010

The race in the Republican primary for Escambia County District 2 is a dogfight. The top candidates – incumbent Gene Valentino, former County Administrator George Touart, State Rep. Dave Murzin and newcomer Karen Sindel – all…


Twitter’s Most Influential Topics of 2009

January 2, 2010

Klout analyzes content from millions of Twitter users to identify the topics that captured the attention of the most influential voices and their communities on Twitter. Movies Influencers Talked About-Twilight (twilight): New Moon TV Shows Influencers…

What took DOJ so long to investigate ECSO

January 29, 2009

Why did it take six years for the Department of Justice to investigate the first complaint against the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and three years to investigate the second? National Public Radio may have the answer.…


Purple ticket curse

January 21, 2009

The trials and tribulations of IN staffers Sean Boone and Joani Delezen at the inauguration: Down But Not Out An Event Failure Couldn’t Stop Patriotic Pride I’ll start by saying Joani and I didn’t get into…


Cold and crowded in D.C.

January 20, 2009

IN staffers Sean Boone and Joani Delezen are in Washington, D.C. for the inauguration. Here is Sean’s report on Monday: Its 8:42 and man am I beat. After commuting all over town on the Metro subway,…


IN goes to Obama Inauguration

January 12, 2009

Reporter Sean Boone and Production Manager Joani Delezen will be reporting from Washington, D.C. on Barack Obama’s Inauguration. We received tickets from Congressman Jeff Miller.…


How Obama won Florida

November 11, 2008

Miami Herald’s Sunday edition had this cover story on how Obama won Florida. It’s a behind-the-scenes look at the campaign. The reporters interview Steve Schale, 34, Obama’s state director and had access to the Florida state…


50 facts you might not know about Obama

November 10, 2008

The Telegraph came up with this list. Here are a few of my favorites: • He is left-handed – the sixth post-war president to be left-handed • He has read every Harry Potter book • He…


Need a job?

November 10, 2008

You can apply for a position with the Obama administration online – This website is designed to provide prospective applicants with information to help them apply for positions in the Obama-Biden Administration. From the website:…


Judge throws out birth certificate challenge

October 28, 2008

The Philadelphia Enquirer reports that U.S. District Judge R. Barclay Surrick threw out a complaint by attorney Philip Berg who claimed that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama was born in Mombasa, Kenya and is not even…


McCain campaign strategy or is it a tactic?

October 6, 2008

McCain campaign is now saying Obama is unfit to be president and nominate U.S. Supreme Court judges because of his past associations – some aren’t as close as the GOP insist – to Antoin Rezko, Bill…


Obama VP via text messaging

August 11, 2008

Got an text message late Sunday inviting me to learn about Barrack Obama’s running mate selection via e-mail and/or text message. Sign up here if you want to participate. For the text message announcement, text VP…