Pensacola, Florida
Sunday August 19th 2018


Winners & Losers 1/24/13

Malcolm Thomas
The Escambia County Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has proposed school marshals as a part of a comprehensive plan to make the public schools safer. The marshals will be dressed in plainclothes and armed, and they will focus on protecting the elementary schools. The details need to be worked out with local enforcement, but it’s a creative approach to the issue.

Alfred Morris
The NFL rookie broke the single-season rushing record of the Washington Redskins, and helped the team’s other young superstar, Robert Griffin III, lead the team to the playoffs. Morris is a graduate of Pine Forest High School and a product of the Southern Youth Sports Association.

Debbie Anderson
Santa Rosa District Schools has honored the principal of S. S. Dixon Primary School as its Innovative Principal of the Year. The Florida Council of Instructional Technology Leaders annually sponsors the award at the state level.

Sam Jones
The city of Mobile’s strong mayor is a member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns. He has taken a stand against gun violence and urged President Obama to make it harder for dangerous people to possess guns and easier for police and prosecutors to crack down on them. Pensacola City Hall? (crickets chirping).


Alex Sink
The chances the former Florida CFO will repeat as the Democrats candidate for governor are slim. The latest poll by Public Policy Polling shows former Republican Governor Charlie Crist as the likely standard bearer, ahead of Sink, 52-18 percentage points.

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