Monthly Archives: August 2006

Crist – Gallagher III

The third debate between Charlie Crist and Tom Gallagher looked alot like the second debate. Except this time, Crist parried Gallagher’s attacks with pops of his own. If the debate were a fight, this would go to the cards – … Continue reading

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Most Endorsements Are Out… Time to Vote

The state’s newspapers have weighed in on primary races affecting us here in Tampa Bay. Some of the interesting statistics involve the state-wide races: • Charlie Crist swept all endorsements. Gallagher received zero. • Rod Smith took more nominations than … Continue reading

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Democratic Debate, Redux

Like the second Republican debate, this second debate between Demoratic candidates Rod Smith and Jim Davis was more interesting than the first one. Davis didn’t sound as angry, so both men came off almost affable. It is harder to analyze … Continue reading

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More Endorsements Came Out …

Today was a big day for endorsements… Charlie Crist continued to sweep the editorials… Jim Davis picked up his first, including his home town paper… Rod Smith picked up a South Florida paper and his home town paper… Leroy Collins … Continue reading

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A Possible Use for the Urban League Building

Let me start by saying that it is a shame the Tampa chapter of the Urban League had to fold. The Urban League is a great organization that helps lower-income African-Americans enter the economic and social mainstream. Other good programs … Continue reading

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Homeowners Insurance & Elections

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the potential impact of a single issue on the election this fall: homeowners insurance. In recent days, a few articles have come out showing how important it is. The St. Petersburg Times noted: … Continue reading

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