Monthly Archives: September 2015

Eurowings plans Fort Lauderdale service – battle with the pilots union to ensue?

Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings has been long rumored to be starting service to Fort Lauderdale from its Cologne/Bonn hub. Eurowings is a low-cost leisure oriented airline who does not offer the same level of service on board as mainline Lufthansa. According to a report Eurowings will begin service to Boston, Las Vegas and Fort Lauderdale in […]

Fort Lauderdale Strikers Coach Günter Kronsteiner sits down with Kartik

Fort Lauderdale Strikers Head Coach Günter Kronsteiner sits down with Kartik Krishnaiyer at 2pm ET today to discuss the project he is undertaking with the club. For those who don’t know Kronsteiner’s history, he hired both current Germany Manager Joachim Löw and Hans Backe to Head Coaching positions while serving as the Sporting Director at multiple Austrian First Division […]

Worrying poll numbers forcing Jeb Bush to rewrite history?

Despite all of the discussion that Governor Jeb Bush is a principled thinker we’ve stated time and again his is simply an opportunistic politician who lacks his brother’s gift for connecting with ordinary folks or his father’s gift for intellect. Instead Bush’s political career is characterized by a bad temper and sense of entitlement. The […]

Is a gender gap developing in the Democratic Primary for US Senate?

It has not been much discussed but as the summer has worn on the public polling in the US Senate race has indicated clearly that Patrick Murphy does better among females not only head-to-head with Alan Grayson in a hypothetical Democratic Primary but also when matched up against Republicans in a General Election.  I will […]

Infographic: Presidential candidate net worth

Our friends at Personal Capital have this cool info-graphic related to the net worth of 2016 Presidential candidates. The 2016 presidential primaries are ramping up, and with those races come a slew of public awareness events aimed at positioning each candidate in the best spot to win their party’s nomination. As Americans begin to learn […]

Jacksonville Armada reportedly make coaching change as NASL postseason hopes fade

Jacksonville’s new pro soccer team, the Armada FC has been the toast of the town. The First Coast which has hosted multiple well-attended US Men’s National Team friendlies in recent years was long an expansion target for the second-tier North American Soccer League (NASL).  When Jacksonville was announced in the summer of 2013 as new […]

Marco Rubio’s ideological zeal leading him to dangerous stands on environmental issues

Senator Marco Rubio’s desire to be an ideological leader of the national Republican Party often rubs the sensibilities of Floridians the wrong way. While a PPP poll last week demonstrated that Rubio could be reelected in Florida should he abandon his Presidential campaign and run for reelection to the US Senate, he has little margin […]

Tampa Bay Rowdies move into NASL Championship spot (for now)

Last night’s 2-0 Tampa Bay Rowdies victory over the San Antonio Scorpions put the club right back into the fourth and final spot in the NASL’s unique postseason format known as “The Championship.”  The Rowdies won while Florida rival Fort Lauderdale who previously held the fourth spot lost 0-2 to Ottawa at Lockhart Stadium, ending […]

Brookings – Rise in student debt thanks to for profit schools

Student loans are one of the greatest causes of permanent personal debt in the United States. The Brookings Institute has released an important study about the role of for-profit schools in this phenomena. Unfortunately, Florida has become one of the epicenters of this industry in the country thanks to the ideological zeal of the legislature’s […]

Flashback Friday: 40 years ago – Hurricane Eloise hits the Pandhandle

This week in 1975, Hurricane Eloise became the first Major Hurricane to strike Florida since Hurricane Betsy in 1965. The storm made landfall around Panama City as a Category 3 storm. More on Eloise from Wikipedia.