Sonny B:  Awake yet?  Get off the couch and help save the USA

Sonny B: Awake yet? Get off the couch and help save the USA

It’s been said that elections have consequences, but a stolen election has severe consequences. For everyone not brainwashed by the zombie media apocalypse, can I get an Amen? If you can see America’s downward spiral into the black hole with our constitutional...

Local attorney/legislator tapped as Secretary of State

Local attorney/legislator tapped as Secretary of State

Gov. Ron DeSantis has chosen State Rep. Cord Byrd of Jacksonville to be Florida’s next Secretary of State. Byrd, an attorney who is from Jacksonville and lives in Neptune Beach, has been a staunch advocate for election security, public integrity, the fight against big...

Leak on abortion decision could be a ploy

Leak on abortion decision could be a ploy

One local lawyer calls the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe V. Wade “much ado about nothing,” and he’s right. If the news stories are accurate, the decision merely corrects what one justice called an egregious error by the court. “Roe was egregiously wrong from...

Tuesday: School Board will be asked to support parental rights

Parents with children in the government schools may want to attend Tuesday’s School Board meeting to participate in what may be a showdown on parental rights. One board member plans to make certain the board knows about the state’s new law on parental rights and...

Strange:  It turns out that Floridians will tax themselves

Strange: It turns out that Floridians will tax themselves

Clever politicians in Florida have learned that although people don’t like taxes heaped on them by the government they usually are willing to tax themselves when given the chance. It is a rather astonishing phenomenon, but three out of four times people will vote to...

Environmental Justice:  Adventures in academia

Environmental Justice: Adventures in academia

Considering the billions of dollars that are spent on higher education, one would think that some serious work is being done there. That is not always the case. An example is close to home. Revealed  -- with straight-faced reporting – by News4Jax is an example of...

America needs prosecutors who protect victims, not criminals

America needs prosecutors who protect victims, not criminals

Anyone who reads or watches the local media would think that violent crime is out of control and rising in Jacksonville. But that may not be the case. State Attorney Melissa Nelson is getting ink in the national press for her stance on prosecuting criminals. The Daily...

Curry for Congress: He wasn’t in, but now he’s out

Curry for Congress: He wasn’t in, but now he’s out

Boss Lenny Curry, Jacksonville’s mayor, stuck his toe in the water, and found it cold. Soon after floating a trial balloon about running for Congress, Curry tweeted: “After some time to reflect, I will continue to serve Jax as Mayor until the end of my second term....

Both deaths and dollars are generated by emergencies

Both deaths and dollars are generated by emergencies

Although the Red Chinese virus visited a lot of pain on Jacksonville residents, it meant big profits for the bosses in the building we have nicknamed City Haul. For Mayor Lenny Curry’s top aide – already one of the highest paid people in local government – the deadly...

Sonny B: The calvary isn’t coming but…

Sonny B: The calvary isn’t coming but…

Oddly enough, the very last writing will become the first presentation of my book. Why is this? An explanation will be rendered as you read the entire introduction. It will serve as a threefold purpose: 1) To introduce the tone and reasoning for a memoir of actual...

Let the speculation begin

Let the speculation begin

New district maps for congressional seats have been fashioned by the Florida Legislature and they are tinted Republican red in this area. That has fueled speculation that new local candidates may emerge – including Mayor Lenny Curry, a registered Republican. Curry has...

Now Democrats are against democracy

Now Democrats are against democracy

Those attending a City Council meeting this week were treated to the revealing sight of Democrats opposing democracy. Democrats, Marxists and fascists are among those clamoring for the cancellation of public monuments. They are in an uproar over a proposal to let the...

People who want to unite the city’s residents will be heard

People who want to unite the city’s residents will be heard

It looks like the City Council is going to get a piece of the public’s mind Tuesday night on the value of having an accurate historical record of Jacksonville. Currently, the council is considering another piece of legislation that would take the city in another...

Sonny B:  Open letter to Duval County Schools regarding Read USA

Sonny B: Open letter to Duval County Schools regarding Read USA

I have been attending school board meetings for the past 5 months. Like parents across the nation, I am concerned for the education and well-being of our children. Whoever controls what goes into the minds of our children at a very young age, is most likely to have...

Partisan protests by students should have been prevented

Partisan protests by students should have been prevented

A school watchdog group is protesting the student protests government school administrators are allowing in Jacksonville. When it happened on March 3 at five local schools, Moms for Liberty – Duval County wrote to School Superintendent Diana Greene pointing out that...

Dirt is expensive in Nassau County when taxpayers are buying

Dirt is expensive in Nassau County when taxpayers are buying

Nassau County residents are divided over the school district’s decision to buy 10 acres of land in Yulee. Those in favor see it as necessary to accommodate growth. Those opposed are concerned that the vacant land sold for $1.4 million in May 2021 and now – less than a...

Today’s Disney moguls would shoot Bambi

Today’s Disney moguls would shoot Bambi

When Walt Disney was alive, he wanted to entertain children and families. Now that he is dead, the vast empire he created with that credo has turned against families and the American culture that Walt venerated. Disney has embraced the woke culture with all of its...

Eye’s Citizen of the Month did not give up the ship

Eye’s Citizen of the Month did not give up the ship

Jacksonville, one of the naviest cities in America, now has a Navy ship permanently berthed downtown, thanks largely to Eye on Jacksonville’s Citizen of the Month, Daniel Bean. Bean, a civil trial lawyer with a firm that helps companies in disputes, has spent more...

Democrats struggle mightily to keep a voting bloc

Democrats struggle mightily to keep a voting bloc

Jacksonville’s new City Council districts are drawn and done but the liberal whining about them is not. No matter what the outcome, they would be whining about the Republican majority’s efforts, exactly as Democrats statewide are whining about the Republican...

City Council to hear from the public on anti-history movement

City Council to hear from the public on anti-history movement

Removing all traces of the Confederacy from Jacksonville is impossible and wouldn’t change history in any case. There was a Confederate States of America, there was slavery and there was a Civil War. All are long gone. Virtually everyone learned about all of them in...

Media giant announces its partnership with the U.N.

Media giant announces its partnership with the U.N.

Gannett, the largest media company in America and owner of a small local newspaper, has gone full Far Left, aligning itself with most of the worldwide socialist agenda. At the same time, it is pledging to produce objective, truthful, fact-based journalism. Gannett...

It helps to have good friends

It helps to have good friends

During his brief career in “public service” Aaron Zahn made out all right. Eye on Jacksonville has learned that Zahn was paid $882,712.17 while head of the JEA, a period of less than two years. While that certainly beats flipping burgers, Zahn might have done even...

Two now are accused in the plot to sell JEA

Two now are accused in the plot to sell JEA

Indictments of two top JEA executives were not unexpected, and leave open the question: who else? It all harkens back to the effort by Mayor Lenny Curry to sell the city’s utility. That effort was almost universally opposed. But Curry got his friend Aaron Zahn...

Here come the Equity Police again

Here come the Equity Police again

Just when the government schools didn’t need any more silliness, the Parent-Teacher Association comes out with a broadside against dress codes. This liberal organization, long past any usefulness it once had, is “woke” and will brook no attempt to tell children how to...

Former superintendent has found his niche

Former superintendent has found his niche

Nickolai Vitti, former school superintendent in Duval County, has become a staunch advocate of Critical Race Theory (CRT) in his current gig as the school superintendent in Detroit. That’s not surprising. He was a liberal here, dedicated to indoctrinating, rather than...

Liberals sight the censorship Bigfoot again

Liberals sight the censorship Bigfoot again

First Coast News was showing its liberal slant this week in a story about what it termed “censorship.” The first tipoff was an attempt to paint conservative Americans – the majority of the population – as rabid, book-burning Nazis. The lead of the story by Casey...

Doubters wonder if the city is due another big tent

Doubters wonder if the city is due another big tent

Despite efforts by Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan to squelch rumors about his plans for development near the stadium, the buzz persists. “They” are saying Four Seasons will not be the hotel in Khan’s proposed $321 million Four Seasons hotel-anchored development...

Paying for public records

Paying for public records

Eye on Jacksonville has taken note several times of the way the Jacksonville news outlets have allowed local government officials to shut down access to public information, without strong protest. But the situation is worse than we knew. The information gatekeepers...

A more costly future awaits JEA customers

A more costly future awaits JEA customers

Customers of the JEA better buckle up. They are about to go for a ride. Over the next 10 years, their bills are likely to soar. JEA once had the lowest electric rates in the state and went for 13 years without an increase. But currently they have some matters facing...

Local candidate seems to have a strange national appeal

Local candidate seems to have a strange national appeal

California, South Carolina, North Carolina, New York, Louisiana, Tennessee, Delaware, Colorado, Massachusetts, Virginia, Texas, Maryland, Georgia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Washington, DC. These may all be nice places -- but why are people from these states...

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