Follow the yellow brick road

Follow the yellow brick road

Jacksonville’s Emerald Trail project is under way – expensive, unnecessary and potentially dangerous but still widely admired. It will wind for 30 miles through the urban core, providing Jacksonville citizens with an unique opportunity to stroll through some of the...
Coronavirus patients are herded into the city’s main library

Local politics and science clash again

Yet another politician has set himself up as an expert on public health and an opponent of parental rights. School Board member Darryl Willie has asked the school superintendent for an emergency meeting of the board to enact a mandatory face mask rule. That would...
Coronavirus patients are herded into the city’s main library

Voters don’t always choose the winners

Questions remain about the unusual shuffle in a race for a Florida Senate seat from Jacksonville. Three House members had an eye on the position, all conservative Republicans. The public could not have lost by choosing among the three. But they didn’t get the chance....
Parental rights go to court

Parental rights go to court

Episcopal School of Jacksonville is violating the rights of parents by requiring face masks on unvaccinated students, Jacksonville residents whose children attend the school claim in a lawsuit. A group of parents is asking for an injunction to stop the school from...
Coronavirus patients are herded into the city’s main library

Pro-vax public defender’s letter warns employees

The Far Left is all in on mandatory vaccination. Joe Biden, acting president of the United States, announced last week that federal workers must attest to being vaccinated or be required to wear a mask and be tested. Political opponents are pushing Gov. Ron DeSantis...
Coronavirus patients are herded into the city’s main library

City Council votes for higher property taxes

City Council has made it official. Property taxes will go up. The tax rate will remain the same, but as Eye on Jacksonville noted earlier, values have increased and those who enjoyed an increase in value will pay higher tax bills. The council had the option to roll...