Di Michael Vadon – Opera propria, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=51236080 Florida’s 2018 Election confirmed one thing – a closely polarized state it remains, but that Donald Trump can rally the GOP base and carry Republicans through close elections better than any member of his party in this era.  Trump, a part-time resident of the state […]

The idea of a 73 foot waterfall from one of the highest points in the state seems completely foreign in Florida. Once a hideout for Seminole Indians hiding from Andrew Jackson in the days when Spanish authority had dissipated over the state, Falling Waters in Washington County only a few miles south of I-10 (Exit […]

By Naval History & Heritage Command from Washington, DC, USA – CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21433008 WRITERS NOTE: WHEN I REFER TO “FLORIDA DEMOCRATS” OR “DEMOCRATS IN FLORIDA,” OR “THE PARTY” IN THIS ARTICLE I AM NOT REFERRING TO THE FLORIDA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, WHICH AS A STANDALONE ENTITY IS NOT ITSELF THE OVERRIDING PROBLEM IN THIS […]

Much has been written about the subject by serious political scientists who are deeply concerned about the security of our elections—but the mainstream media and leadership of both political parties seem deathly allergic to examining the problem.

With the election now, somewhat, over, we can start looking at the results and getting  an idea of what happened on Election Day. In the next few weeks, after the results are official, I will be writing an article about the Florida Vote Projection Model that we updated daily on this website. As of right […]

Himmarshee FC, along with Kids In Distress of Broward and Palm Beach counties, is proud to announce the Inaugural Himmarshee FC Virtual 5K. The #SupporterRun Virtual 5K is a way to get out and be active while supporting independent grassroots soccer as well as a great local cause. Registration: Registration is $25 and comes with […]

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Venkat Mangudi [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons United Airlines announced it will begin spring seasonal service between Denver and Fort Walton Beach/Destin, West Palm Beach, Pensacola and Sarasota, Florida, . With this new service, United offers more nonstop service between Denver and Florida than any other airline.  United already serves Denver nonstop year round to/from Orlando, Tampa/St Petersburg , […]

By JT Occhialini [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Spirit Airlines is the only major carrier based in the spiritual home of US air travel – Florida. The airline has an established reputation as being “trashy” but in fact service levels have improved and those who criticize Spirit probably wouldn’t fly them anyway. It’s […]

Editors note: Kartik Krishnaiyer has apologized for the original belligerent tone of this piece and for his attacks on the GOP while trying to make a larger point about Florida’s image and historical problems the state has faced. The offensive content has been removed and this piece reworked and cleared with our attorney. Thank you […]

Richard Branson is at it again. Undaunted by the failure of Virgin America (where he was a minority investor but attached the airline to the world famous Virgin brand) and the need to cede operational control of Virgin Atlantic Airlines to Atlanta-based Delta to save the airline (Delta owns the largest percentage of shares in […]

Orlando City SC are making more moves to try and elevate the level of both its men’s and women’s teams. OCSC has missed the MLS Playoffs four successive seasons while the women’s team, the Orlando Pride slipped in 2018 to a disappointing 7th place finish in NWSL.  The club has partnered with German club VfL […]

Lawyers representing Florida’s aggrieved Democratic candidates for US Senator, Governor and State Representative filed a flurry of lawsuits in the past week. These lawsuits, attacked by the GOP and partisan corners of the media have already begun benefiting Republicans, as they might into the future as well.  It can be argued what the Democrats have […]

The 2019 USL Experience will be hosted by the Tampa Bay Rowdies and held in the league’s home market.  “We’re looking forward to bringing the USL Experience to the Tampa Bay region in 2019,” Rowdies Chief Operating Officer Lee Cohen said. “The level of youth soccer around Tampa Bay and throughout the country continues to rise […]