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Incumbent Joyce Cusack already in battle with term-limited colleague Pat Northey

Webster Barnaby of Deltona running for at-large County Council / Headline Surfer®Volusia at-large County Councilwoman Joyce Cusack / Headline Surfer®Term-limited Pat Northey challenging for the at-large County Council / Headline Surfer®Display photo for Headline Surfer® /
Deltona City Commissioner Webster Barnaby is running for the at-large seat on the County Council against incumbent Joyce Cusack, in the middle, and fellow Council member Pat Northey.

DAYTONA BEACH -- Saying it's time "for fresh blood and a fresh approach," Deltona City Commissioner and Republican Webster Barnaby announced his candidacy to run for the non-partisan at-large seat on the Volusia County Council against first-term incumbent Joyce Cusack and term-limited dis. 5 seat holder Pat Northey, the latter two Democrats.

 

Making the Grade

Here are some grades for news happenings and the newsmakers behind them in our ongoing feature: "Making the Grade."

Obama's focus on the rich is sending all of us to the poor house

Grade: F

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Oh, come on. Does Prsident Obama have a paper bag over his head? America is headed toward financial disaster and Mr. O. thinks we should raise taxes on the “rich” and cut spending by some miniscule amount. This isn’t a solution; it’s a prescription for disaster. Congress needs to pass Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) plan to reduce our debt by trillions and put us on the path to a balanced budget. Our taxes are more than adequate to run the government once it is right-sized. It’s Congress that has “deficit attention disorder.”

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