Few council members pass up free money

Few council members pass up free money

Members of City Council continue to enjoy automatic pay raises despite one member’s efforts to make them cast a public vote when they want more money. Council Member Rory Diamond lost, narrowly, in an attempt to force a vote recently but has vowed to continue his...
Few council members pass up free money

A myth in the making

Eye on Jacksonville has challenged local media to document the wild claim that proponents of consolidation promised residents of the unincorporated parts of Duval County they would immediately be provided with free water and sewer service in return for their support....
City Haul:  Flipping and flopping on policy can be expensive and stupid

Local media misinformation will not go unchallenged

Because the local media won’t let go of its narrative about the consolidation of the city and county governments in 1968, Eye on Jacksonville will continue to challenge them. The latest to employ the false story is Kent Justice of News4Jax, a liberal local TV station....
City Haul:  Flipping and flopping on policy can be expensive and stupid

Fernandina Beach Activist: Wow, just Wow!

(Jack Knocke, Founder of Common Sense Fernandina, shared his thoughts about the behaviors of the Fernandina Beach leaders over the Nassau County Chamber of Commerce survey. He was shocked by their responses.) The Nassau County Chamber released the final results of...
Few council members pass up free money

Council says ‘nope to NOPE

City Council members will continue to have their pay increased automatically, at least for the time being. Council Member Rory Diamond is trying to put a stop to it, but lost one bid Tuesday when the council voted down his measure, called NOPE for No Obligatory Pay...
City Haul:  Flipping and flopping on policy can be expensive and stupid

Sonny B calls out Jax Public Library on their racism

This post is from Sonny B regarding the Jax Public Library sponsored Zoom call with Frederick Joseph discussing his book The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person. He isn’t happy and none of us should be. Is this appropriate for a Public Library to...