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Alvin Brown’s Curious Contributions(26)

June 1, 2011

“What’s past is prologue,” wrote William Shakespeare. As Mayor-elect Alvin Brown assembles his transition team, we thought it would be instructive to learn more about the man who will lead the city of Jacksonville over the course of the next four years. Everybody knows part of Brown’s personal story, encapsulated in his catchy campaign slogan […]

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A Tale of Two Cities: Thank You, Jerry Holland!

A Week After The Election, Philadelphia Republicans are Still Waiting for Results “It’s not the voting that’s democracy,” wrote celebrated British playwright Tom Stoppard, “it’s the counting.” Long known for his literary acrobatics, Stoppard’s off-angle yet astoundingly astute observation was never truer than this past Tuesday when voters in two of America’s major cities went to the […]

Democrat Diane Melendez: ‘Why I Support Mike Hogan’

Guest editorial by Diane Melendez While on Facebook a few days back, the live messaging box popped up on my computer screen, it was Austin Cassidy. I clicked on the link and saw the short query he had sent to me. It made me smile. “Diane, you and I don’t always agree about politics, but […]

Jeb Backs Hogan

Jeb Bush, former Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007, yesterday endorsed Republican candidate Mike Hogan for mayor of Jacksonville. “Mike Hogan is a common sense conservative with a detailed plan to cut wasteful spending and strengthen Jacksonville’s economy,” said Bush. “Mike stood with me in Tallahassee to cut taxes and fight for real education […]

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