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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…

Politics

PNj misses the point on CMP

June 8, 2008

The Pensacola News Journal ran another negative story on the Community Maritime Park. The information is fairly accurate, but they overlook how responsible Save Our City and Councilman Marty Donovan are for the increases in costs.…

Politics

Elebash has history against Studer, Park

January 4, 2008

Retired UWF professor C.C. Elebash, who wrote a viewpoint yesterday calling for the City to not build the baseball park, has a long history of opposing the multi-use stadium and Pensacola Pelican owner and Studer Group…

Politics

Save Our City lives

January 3, 2008

C.C. Elebash, retired UWF professor and the economic guru for the group formerly known as Save Our City, hasn’t given up his fight to stop a baseball park being built at the Community Maritime Park. During…

Politics

Sam Hall joins blogosphere

October 25, 2006

The Link is Pensacola Underdog. Hall (Candidate for PNS City Council) was part of the Stop Our City brain trust. He also spoke strongly against the CRA prior to waterfront park vote….strangely it’s no longer on…