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Outtakes 3/15/12

Outtakes 3/15/12

AN EXAMPLE FOR OTHERS They rolled her wheelchair into my office. Her left arm and leg were lost in a train accident 26 years ago. Her eyes were piercing, her smile warm. She lives by the [...]

Winners & Losers 3/15/12

Winners & Losers 3/15/12

WINNERS LEADERSHIP PENSACOLA 2012 The LeaP class’s community service project is Operation HOPE (Honoring Our Protectors’ Efforts). The class will remodel the USO facilities at the Pensacola [...]

Viewpoint: When All Else Fails, Try Bumper Stickers

Viewpoint: When All Else Fails, Try Bumper Stickers

By Farron Cousins I remember driving through traffic in December 2008 and finding myself dumbstruck by a bumper sticker that read “2012–The End of an Error.” A full month before [...]

Winners & Losers 3/8/12

Winners & Losers 3/8/12

Winners ADRIAN STILLS The National Black Golf Hall of Fame has announced that the director of Golf Operations at the City of Pensacola’s Osceola Golf Course is among its 2012 class of inductees. [...]

Viewpoint—The Chilling Effect

Viewpoint—The Chilling Effect

The Chilling Effect By J. Alistair McKenzie Americans rightfully fear government dictating what speech is appropriate. In fact, it was this well-founded fear that gave us what we hold so dear, [...]

Outtakes 3/1/12

Outtakes 3/1/12

BLACK & WHITE DECISIONS When Superintendent Malcolm Thomas announced his new capital improvement plan, there were cheers in East Pensacola Heights. Their little neighborhood school, A.K. Suter [...]

Winners & Losers 3/1/12

Winners & Losers 3/1/12

WINNERS MEGAN PRATT The Pensacola City Councilwoman was among 14 women recently honored by the League of Women Voters of Florida as one of the “up-and-coming young elected officials” from the [...]

Viewpoint—Let Them Speak

Viewpoint—Let Them Speak

Let Them Speak By Ryan M. Barnett Heated political speech is an American pastime. Consider the abusive personal attack of Senator John Randolph upon then Speaker of the House Henry Clay’s [...]

Outtakes 2/23/12

Outtakes 2/23/12

END PLANTATION POLITICS by Rick Outzen When this paper takes stands on issues, particularly ones that I know will ruffle feathers, I am guided by these words of Dr. Martin Luther King, [...]

Winners & Losers 2/23/12

Winners & Losers 2/23/12

Winners ASHLEY WILKINSON MEYER The Pensacola native was recently commissioned as the new director of United Ministries. The commissioning service at Greater Little Rock Baptist Church was part of [...]

From the Blog 2/23/12

From the Blog 2/23/12

“Everyone knows how un-secure our registration and voting system is.”—Ross “VA issues, yes, but birth control?”—Carol “Perhaps the state will subsidize the purchase of flashy [...]

Outtakes 2/16/12

Outtakes 2/16/12

WHY NOT PENSACOLA? Pensacola is once again on the cusp of being this country’s next great city. Mayor Ashton Hayward has brought vitality to the city. The maritime park is rushing to completion of [...]

Winners & Losers 2/16/12

Winners & Losers 2/16/12

Winners DARLENE F. DICKEY Gov. Rick Scott appointed the general counsel for the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office to fill the vacancy created by the appointment of Judge John F. Simon to the [...]

Viewpoint: I Beg to Differ

Viewpoint: I Beg to Differ

By Ron Herrington Mr. Cousins, I take issue with your viewpoint that the majority of the Republican field for President in 2012 have IQs below room temperature (Independent News, Feb. 2). I saw [...]

Viewpoint: Right to Speak

Viewpoint: Right to Speak

By Jim Messer As the city attorney, I have the unique privilege of not only experiencing the right to speak firsthand at city council meetings, but also litigating First Amendment issues on behalf [...]

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