Category Archives: Pensacola News Journal

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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DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN!

Looks like the Pensacola News Journal had the Gaetz victory story already to go. Then the headline changed — but the picture didn’t…

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Kleenex

We are delivering a case of Kleenex for the City Council. These tissues can be used any time they lament their waning significance while wringing their hands sobbing that no one is paying any attention to them. While recently declaring … Continue reading

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Excellent PNJ Editorial

The Sunday (May 15) Pensacola News Journal editorial ( give a link ) was outstanding. Editorial: Too Early to Change Charter

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Tit for Tat & the Last Word

For the first time in the history of the Pensacola News Journal, the editor will not allow a “Letter to the Editor” that criticizes her or the PNJ. If they do publish a letter that criticizes the PNJ, the editor … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Maren Deweese

Yes, Maren, I am the editor of the Bowling News. As editor however, I am not responsible for the writings of the criminals and misfits who happen to write articles that are published in the Bowling News. However baseless and … Continue reading

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