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Issue #72 — Friday, July 25, 2014

Reenactment Points To Asphyxiation

“Your safe word is “no” and if you can’t talk, move your arms.” The woman lies down on the beach resting on her stomach, hands behind her back.  To be clear, we’re not shooting a bondage movie.  This is South Beach, at the end of Duval Street, where 61-year-old Charles Eimers died last Thanksgiving Day Read More...

THE EIMERS CASE: Witness Claims Police Intimidation Tactics Will Not Deter Him

“To be honest with you, I am really nervous about the whole thing.  I think they’re going to bother him or something,” says L, whose friend P was subpoenaed to testify before the Grand Jury in the Charles Eimers case last Wednesday. While P was testifying, two squad cars were parked in front of his Read More...

Amazing Showing of Support For Old Man Chapman!

“He had gray shoes.  That’s the only thing I could tell about him because he had a hood on his head and a noose around his neck.  When I saw what was going to happen, I almost fell off the tree.  I jumped, sorry I had even wanted to know what was happening on the Read More...

Fouling Our Nest Part II: Let Us Spray

Anyone who has lived in the Keys for any length of time knows that the ground we live on is very porous. Made up of either coral or limestone rock, the surface of these islands resembles flat colanders, allowing everything that falls on it to eventually pass directly through the ground to the salt water Read More...

GUEST COLUMN: Mosquito Control in the Florida Keys

I would be remiss as a candidate for the mosquito control board if I did not address the potential threat of the fresh water mosquito borne Chikungunya virus which has made its way to Florida. The Florida Health Dept. has reported that the two South Florida residents who had contracted the virus in-State, have recovered, Read More...

THE BLUE PAPER AND BILL O'REILLY

Since I have been writing a weekly column for the new Blue Paper online, the editors have periodically accompanied my column with a photo of me appearing with Bill O’Reilly on his show on the Fox News Channel. A number of readers have asked me when and why I was invited to appear on the Read More...

THE BLUE PAPER AND BILL O’REILLY

Since I have been writing a weekly column for the new Blue Paper online, the editors have periodically accompanied my column with a photo of me appearing with Bill O’Reilly on his show on the Fox News Channel. A number of readers have asked me when and why I was invited to appear on the Read More...

Electing Devious & Inept Bumblers–Destabilizes The World–As Children Die & Humanity Suffers…

Individual excellence and personal achievement does not require the endorsement or approval of others. It rises up deep within an individual and manifests itself in their ideas and behavior; stimulating, attracting and motivating others to live exceptional lives. Authentic leadership is a quality that cannot be purchased nor  acquired at a college or university. It Read More...

Electing Devious & Inept Bumblers–Destabilizes The World–As Children Die & Humanity Suffers…

Individual excellence and personal achievement does not require the endorsement or approval of others. It rises up deep within an individual and manifests itself in their ideas and behavior; stimulating, attracting and motivating others to live exceptional lives. Authentic leadership is a quality that cannot be purchased nor  acquired at a college or university. It Read More...

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TUNATOONS: ISLAND OF BONES

Back in 1521 , Juan Ponce de Leon discovered the Island of Key West.  The island had been used as a communal graveyard by the Calusa Indians. So he named the island, Cayo Hueso (Island of Bones). Since that time this tiny island has produced so many interesting and crazy stories. This story is about Key West Read More...

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DEATH IN PARADISE:  A YEAR LATER [CHARLES EIMERS MEMORIAL] NOWHERE TO RUN:  NEW VIDEO DEVASTATING TO KWPD CREDIBILITY [CHIEF LEE DEPOSITION VIDEO] EIMERS IN-CUSTODY-DEATH UPDATE: MISSING VIDEO SURFACES KATHY SMITH, LEAD FDLE INVESTIGATOR IN CHARLES EIMERS CASE PUT ON ADMINITRATIVE LEAVE KWPD & FDLE, PARTNERS IN CRIME? CHARLES EIMERS UPDATE: Police, Death, and Missing Videotapes   Read More...

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  NOWHERE TO RUN:  NEW VIDEO DEVASTATING TO KWPD CREDIBILITY [CHIEF LEE DEPOSITION VIDEO] EIMERS IN-CUSTODY-DEATH UPDATE: MISSING VIDEO SURFACES KATHY SMITH, LEAD FDLE INVESTIGATOR IN CHARLES EIMERS CASE PUT ON ADMINITRATIVE LEAVE KWPD & FDLE, PARTNERS IN CRIME? CHARLES EIMERS UPDATE: Police, Death, and Missing Videotapes   THE BURGLAR, THE VIGILANTE, AND THE AXE OF Read More...

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Ode to Sir Peter Anderson, Secretary General of the Conch Republic

Peter came to Key West On a full moon night, His sole purpose Was fun and delight * He led a group Called the Conch Republic, And I’m sure everyone Is better for it * Our passports were as real As Monopoly money, Some folks traveled using them And that’s pretty funny (more…)

Today's World

There is so much darkness in my mind, one never knows what one will find. There is so much trouble in our life, we live in a world so much strife. * Senseless wars for money to be made, all at the expense of the lower pay grade. Chemical weapons and IED’s, soldiers returning with Read More...

Today’s World

There is so much darkness in my mind, one never knows what one will find. There is so much trouble in our life, we live in a world so much strife. * Senseless wars for money to be made, all at the expense of the lower pay grade. Chemical weapons and IED’s, soldiers returning with Read More...

Air Traffic Control Squadron Visits NAS Key West

VNA/Hospice Announces New Board Members

Richard Grusin, Board Chairman for Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice of the Florida Keys (VNA/Hospice), is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Perry Arnold, Rick Freeburg and Stuart Kaufman to their Board of Directors. “We are extremely energized by the leadership and commitment to serve that our new directors have made in support of Read More...

Greer Cornell Newest Member of Sunrise Rotary

Key West Sunrise Rotary welcomed Greer Cornell, Casa Marina Resort human resources assistant director, as its 79th member on July 18. Membership committee chair Sue Fowler installed Cornell as her sponsor and spouse Charlie Mench presented her Rotary pin. The Sunrise Rotary Club in the Conch Republic was founded in 1988 to become the first Read More...

FIRM Announces 2014/2015 Board of Directors and Officers

At their June 16, 2014 Board of Directors meeting, Fair Insurance Rates in Monroe (FIRM) announced their 2014/2015 Board of Directors and Board Officers.   Front Row Left : Theresa Faber,  Michele White, Mel Montagne (President),  Michael Kiraly; Second Row Left : Laura Burchard (Admin. Aide), Heather Carruthers (Vice President), Steve Russ and Third Row Left Read More...

Florida Keys Council of the Arts Cultural Calendar Thursday, November 6 thru Wednesday, November 12

Visit keysarts.com, Cultural Calendar for more listings and events throughout the Keys. Key West Happenings ARTISTS RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS Thursday Polar Opposites Opening Reception, 6 PM Lucky Street Gallery, 540 Greene St. 294-3973. Luckystreetgallery.com James Barr-Nobles, B. Lucy Stevens. (more…)

Key West Mayoral Candidates Q&A Forum Scheduled for July 29th

The Key West Golf Course Homeowners Association will be hosting a Mayoral Candidates Question and Answer Forum on Tuesday, July 29th at 6:30 pm.  This event is open to all citizens of Key West. The Forum will be held at the Key West Golf Course’s clubhouse.  There will be a cash bar available and the Read More...

Key West Mayoral Candidates Q&A Forum Scheduled for July 29th

The Key West Golf Course Homeowners Association will be hosting a Mayoral Candidates Question and Answer Forum on Tuesday, July 29th at 6:30 pm.  This event is open to all citizens of Key West. The Forum will be held at the Key West Golf Course’s clubhouse.  There will be a cash bar available and the Read More...

Senator Bullard Guest of Honor at LWV Social July 29th

State Senator Dwight Bullard will be guest of honor at the Lower Keys League of Women Voters‘ Fifth Tuesday social on July 29, 5 till 7 p.m. at the New York Pasta Garden in Duval Square. Senator Bullard is a professional educator and serves as the ranking Democrat on the Senate Education Committee. In his Read More...

Restoration Advisory Board to Hold Meeting July 30

Representatives from Naval Air Station Key West will meet with community members Wednesday, July 30, to discuss sites on the air station and former Navy properties in the Lower Keys that require environmental cleanup or monitoring. The annual Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting takes place in the meeting room of the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center Read More...

Light The Way For Mr. Chapman At The Gecko! July 31st 5-8 pm

Thursday, July 31st during happy hour 5-8p, the Lazy Gecko will be hosting a fundraiser for Key West’s Mr. Chapman. Mr. Chapman has had some housing issues arise and he and his family need Key West’s support! We will have a fundraising raffle & many places around town have donated silent auction items. Items include Read More...

Important Fantasy Fest® Street Fair Vendor Information

The organizers of  Fantasy Fest have announced that Early Selection of vendor spots as well as discounted fees are being offered to Key West restaurants and related businesses and festival Sponsors.  Applications for vendor space are available on the festival website, www.fantasyfest.com. Applications for early sign-up must indicate this preference and should be received by Read More...

3Wishes.com Fantasy Fest Parade Design Workshop Scheduled for August 18, 2014

Don’t have your dream bubble burst!  Come to the design workshop and get some good advice on how to create a fabulously over-the-top entry for this year’s 3Wishes.com Fantasy Fest Parade featuring “Animeted Dreams & Adventures” The annual Design Workshop is scheduled for Monday, August 18, 5:30p.m., at the Pier House Resort and Caribbean Spa’s Read More...

STONE SOUP PARTY AND BIKE PARADE, Sunday August 17th

A Stone Soup party and bike parade to support our friend and neighbor, Mr. Chapman will be held on Sunday, August 17th. The event will begin with a bike parade starting at Eaton Bikes on Simonton St. and ending at Cowboy Bills and Seadog Tavern. The Bike Parade will be open to anyone who wishes Read More...

Hot Fun in the Summertime – Florida Keys Become Certified in Permaculture Design!

Aug 30th – September 20th (weekends only, Wednesday evenings possible) Want to learn more about Permaculture and how you can utilize Permaculture design ethics and principles in your life and community? Permadigm Initiative will be teaching a 72 hour Permaculture Design Course with Keys Native, Ashley Moore and invited speakers – hosted by Earth & Sea Read More...

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