Resorting to reason, facts, and common sense Fernandina Beach City Commissioner Mike Lednovich — formerly known here as “Left Coast” — posted on his Facebook page last week that the current pandemic is a clarion call for the city to stop tossing money around like a bunch of drunken rednecks in a topless honky tonk.
(Editor’s Note: Many businesses are negatively impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. Especially hard hit are the nation’s newspapers with many completely closing while others are cutting back on the number of pages and days of the week they print. For example, as advertisers melt away the Jacksonville-based Florida Times-Union said reporters and editors who earn more than $38,000 annually will be scheduled to take an unpaid week off on a rotating basis; the Tampa Bay Times has limited itself to delivering its paper to three days a week; some dailies in Washington State and California have totally stopped printing as have many community weeklies, including entire chains. The Amelia Island News Wrecker is not immune to the pandemic. Advertisers disappeared faster than its staff could knock out the rubbish it considers newsworthy. To find out what’s going on at the Wrecker we secured an exclusive interview with the paper’s elusive editor.)
During the past week’s Congressional debate over the economic and medical relief package, Democrats were surprised to learn the stimulus bill would actually stimulate the economy and therefor want nothing to do with it. No matter how much Americans might suffer, a stimulated economy is bad news for these left-wing fanatics at the ballot box. While most Americans are worried about the Coronavirus these far-left congressional loons are afflicted with a terminal case of
Wednesday evening Fernandina Beach City Commissioner Mike Lednovich did an impersonation of a rehabilitated Ebenezer Scrooge on Christmas morning as he looked down on the street and offered to pay the first boy he saw a huge sum to “deliver the big turkey hanging at the poulterer’s to Bob Cratchit’s house.”
Amelia Island’s economy, which is heavily dependent on the hospitality industry, is getting whacked as the Coronavirus has businesses and tourists canceling plans to visit while others are contemplating doing the same.