With his more than $30,000 in contributions to Matt Gaetz, Ron DeSantis and other extreme Republicans, it’s been clear for some time that City Commission candidate David Bellamy was a stalking horse for Tallahassee Republicans. But lately his campaign tactics have made it even more obvious that Bellamy is a wolf in sheep’s clothing. Just […]

The Kashmir crisis has consumed India and Pakistan since independence. It is the defining aspect of politics in South Asia and it should not be. To understand Kashmir, you have to understand partition. Partition cost approximately a 1,000,000 lives as the departing British much like they did in Ireland partitioned India based on religion. I […]

On Friday, Governor Ron DeSantis is scheduled to host a rally for Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano, despite Mastriano’s connections to Gab and notable antisemitic extremists like Andrew Torba. Ahead of that rally, the Florida Democratic Party Jewish Caucus Board issued the following statement: “At a time when we’re seeing a dangerous rise in antisemitism across the […]

NOTE: This is a personal column by Kartik Krishnaiyer and DOES NOT reflect the views of TFS as a publication– TFS has declined to make an endorsement in the Governor’s race. The GOP and entrenched business interests in this state are fearful of a Charlie Crist governorship. While it’s fair for those Democratic voters solely […]

India’s democracy has been consistent as we discussed yesterday- a remarkable achievement for a developing nation. But it hasn’t been all sweetness and light. I’ll preface this piece by saying, this is a highly simplified version of how things have gone, but done as a sort of an “India for Dummies” narrative. India has since […]

The Democratic Primary in Congressional District 10 has been among the most fascinating to watch in the state. That primary, which has been substantially impacted by Governor Ron DeSantis unprecedented foray into the redistricting process, has several well-known candidates. Ten candidates, in all are seeking the Democratic nomination in a district that’s heavily blue. Much […]

I am taking a short break from Florida-oriented posts the next few days to focus on the 75th Anniversary of India becoming independent on August 15, 1947. The Republic of India marks 75 years of independence from the United Kingdom on Monday (3 years as a Dominion within the British Commonwealth and 72 years as […]

Today. we’re focusing on School Board races from across the state. Our recommendations include registered Democrats, NPA’s and GOPers. In many of the races we’ve recommended a candidate, a sensible or experienced education-minded candidate is being opposed by someone who either was recruited by, or sought support from the dangerous Moms for Liberty group. Other […]

State Representative Anthony Sabatini (R-Mount Dora) of Lake County who is now running for Congress in a largely Volusia/Seminole-based district was confronted by CNN about his views of the FBI and his calls for a Special Session.

The Florida Squeeze has been extensively covering this year’s Tallahassee local elections, where a people-powered movement for reform is being met by a backlash from hard right developer and special interest forces taking their intervention in elections to unprecedented heights. But with an extreme hate group playing aggressively in several campaigns, the stakes are now […]