Friday, April 27, 2018
Authors Posts by Bill Edmonds

Bill Edmonds

Bill Edmonds is Managing Editor to and a consultant in communications in Tallahassee, Florida. A native of Virginia, he has worked in the Florida capital for three decades in journalism, in public affairs and in communications. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from Virginia Commonwealth University and a master’s in American Studies from Florida State University.

Troy Davis — Words and Reactions

The nation and the world reacted strongly to Georgia's execution of Troy Davis. Here is some of what is being said. Troy Davis, hours before...

Troy Davis — No Decision Monday by Georgia Parole Board

The five-member Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles released no decision Monday after an all-day meeting on whether to grant clemency to Troy Davis,...

Glenn Beck is Back

Glenn Beck’s conspiracy theories, apocalyptic convictions and historical nonsense cost him his spot on Fox News, but Beck is back, now on the Internet.

The Price of Security — When Citizens Become Suspects

The response to 9/11 created a divide between Americans and their public servants. Governments now treat everyday people with suspicion. Citizens are now suspects.

Virginia Can’t Challenge Health Care Law, Federal Circuit Court Rules

A federal court in Virginia has ruled that the state cannot challenge the new federal law on health care. The ruling came from the 4th...

Accused MLK Day Bomber Pleads Guilty — Says Wanted to Hurt...

A man accused of planting a bomb along a Martin Luther King Day parade in Spokane, Washington, today pleaded guilty and admitted he created...

Wasserman Schultz Tells Charlotte — ‘We’ll Keep North Carolina Blue’

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic Party, kicked off events leading to the party’s national convention next year in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Rep. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin to Seek Senate Seat

U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin announced today she was a candidate for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Herb Kohl, a Democrat who is retiring.

President Obama — Strong Economy Needs Strong Middle Class

President Barack Obama said Sunday that the United States could not “have a strong, growing economy without a strong, growing middle class and without...

Allen West of Florida May Quit Black Caucus Over ‘Race-Baiting’

U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida says he may quit the Congressional Black Caucus for tolerating what he described as race-bating attacks on the Tea Party.