You’ve read the articles, now hear the Squeeze Pod. Kartik and Brook discuss the deeper issues implied by a campaign season set to ignore issues that matter to voters. Is the problem simply one bad facts and bad reasoning? Or, are there more pernicious reasons for party elites to eschew issue that move the base? Does […]

Part 1 of this column Miami New Times Article quoted The Miami New Times article about new Florida Democratic Party (FDP) President Sally Boynton Brown, written by Jerry Iannelli (A link to the article is above, as is a link to Part 1 of this article), was an unfair piece that was full of both […]

I’ve been meaning to share this article from Michael Graham over at Progressive Army for a while. The recent clash over our Florida Democratic Party President’s comments to Democratic Progressive Caucus of Broward County presents the perfect opportunity. If you don’t already, you should follow Michael on Twitter @BLUpfront. Recall that new Dem party president Sally Boynton Brown […]

Florida Squeeze Pod: FDP President says poor (white) folks don’t vote issues By now you have heard about the reprehensible comments made by Florida Democratic Party President Sally Boynton Brown where she argued that people who are struggling to make ends meet do not vote on “issues.” Instead they vote because they are emotional beings. Unable […]

Ballard Partners, the firm headed by Brian Ballard, Donald Trump’s “longtime lobbyist” (as described by Politico) has been hired by Government of Turkey per the publication’s Marc Caputo.  The  Erdoğan government in Turkey has completely changed the direction of that country, turning the secular pro-western republic of Atatürk into an authoritarian theocracy in alliance with Saudi […]

We’ve spent a lot of ink here speculating about what sort of success Southwest Airlines might have with its late entry into the international market from south Florida. With established players American Airlines (from Miami) as well as JetBlue and ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC) Spirit Airlines from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) dominating origin and destination traffic […]

A lot of ink has been spilled over comments made by the new Florida Democratic Party President Sally Boynton Brown.  The Miami New Times wrote a piece (Click here to read it) railing against many of the points that Ms. Brown made.  My good friend Kartik, who I have a lot of respect for, editorialized […]