Troubling signs about our guns.  Pay attention.

Troubling signs about our guns. Pay attention.

There are troubling signs that local politicians may be inching towards gun control under pressure from one rich and powerful gun-grabber and others of like minds. Jacksonville, and Florida, have been until now staunch supporters of the rights enshrined in the U.S....
Demolishing the Landing.  Why???

Demolishing the Landing. Why???

For the life of me, I can’t follow the wisdom of city officials regarding the Jacksonville Landing. When first built in the late 1980s, it seemed as if it would be the crown jewel of downtown, much like Baltimore’s popular Inner Harbor, which was built by the same...
Can we arrest our way out of a murder problem?

Can we arrest our way out of a murder problem?

One problem with politics is the nonsense it generates. Take, for example, crime. Shame on Mayor Lenny Curry and his opponents, and the media, for giving Jacksonville residents the impression that the mayor of a city can control the number of murders in a city. Also,...
RIP:  Pat Caddell, Bishop Kenny High Alumni

RIP: Pat Caddell, Bishop Kenny High Alumni

Pat Caddell, the legendary pollster and pundit who died this week at the relatively young age of 68, had roots in Jacksonville. The son of a member of the Coast Guard, Caddell moved several times as a child but was in Jacksonville when he attended high school. As a...