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Donovan/Nobles petition update

June 28, 2010

It appears Marty Donovan and Jack Nobles are pursing their petition drive against the maritime park. Anne B. Bennett just dropped off a letter in support of Donovan and Nobles’ effort. In the letter, Bennett says…

Pensacola

CMP 101

June 22, 2010

The blog has grown beyond Northwest Florida. We are approaching a million page views a month. Some of the new readers have been drawn here because of The Daily Beast and my coverage of the BP…

Politics

More buzz: Eagan fallout

October 15, 2009

The word we’re getting off the record from city officials is that the effective fallout of the petition drive is that the City Council must postpone the bond issue for 60 days. The delay is going…

Politics

Once upon a time…

October 9, 2009

There was a time that Charlie Fairchild, the new head of the PAC against the proposed charter, regularly attacked city government….He labeled it “City Hall” so as to include city staff and the city council. He…

Politics

He’s BAAAAAAAAACK

December 31, 2008

Save Our City founder Charles Fairchild is back and is appears to be once again out to derail the Community Maritime Park. His new group is called Citizens for Constitutional Integrity, Inc. They are sponsoring a…

Politics

Readers Digest used to fight CMP

December 11, 2008

The latest “fact” being used to fight the stadium at the Community Maritime Park is this quote from Allen Sanderson, University of Chicago economist that was in a article in Reader’s Digest August 2005: If you…

Politics

Council bound to build CMP

December 10, 2008

When the Community Maritime Park referendum was forced on the City by Councilman Marty Donovan and Save Our City, all parties agreed to stand by the results of the vote. I remember interviewing Quint Studer the…