Category Archives: Pensacola News Journal

The Sheriff & the LET Fund

The Escambia County Sheriff is permitted the following categories of expenditures from the Law Enforcement Trust (LET) Fund. Florida Statutes 932.7055 Disposition of liens and forfeited property (special law enforcement trust fund – see paragraph 5, subsection C) “Such funds may … Continue reading

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Pensacola News Journal’s Negativity: Bizarre & Telling

An excellent article that appeared in The Pulse, July 24, 2017 — OUR VIEW: NEWS JOURNAL’S NEGATIVITY ON NBA OPPORTUNITY IS BIZARRE AND TELLING Pensacola is one of two finalists to land the New Orleans Pelicans’ new NBA G League … Continue reading

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The Final Triumph

Last Sunday Don Gaetz wrote an excellent editorial on the need for ethical reform for those in public service and those who benefit from having been in public service. The very next day 300 million from BP was deposited in … Continue reading

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Lots of Scrambling to Explain the Ball Drop

PNJ, it’s ok to say you dropped the ball. The PNJ missed any coverage of the Triumph confiscation of the BP oil spill money plan for nearly two years. The editor just published an editorial extolling the benefits of diverting … Continue reading

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Triumph For Them Not For Us

In 2012, some politically powerful people in North Florida secured the services of then Senator Don Gaetz to help them control 1.5 billion of funds that BP was expected to pay for the carnage to the Gulf Coast caused by … Continue reading

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Family Fun

Our thanks to all for participating in the naming survey for the YMCA apartment complex. The three finalists are: 1) Edatum (“A” is pronounced as in “take”) 2) Q – Family Village 3) Subsidy Place Please have your votes in … Continue reading

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Please Identify Yourself

“Some of these concerns were not wholly unfounded. Some were patently absurd.” So reads a Pensacola News Journal editorial regarding the many questions that were raised about Senator Gaetz qualifications for the presidency of UWF. Sadly the PNJ writer offers … Continue reading

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