Monthly Archives: September 2015

Fort Lauderdale 2 – 0 Jacksonville : The Kartik Report Postgame Pod

Soccer fans we’ve launched postgame pods via Rabble for games involving Florida teams. It’s a work in progress, but this is our first show following last night’s 2-0 Fort Lauderdale Strikers win over Jacksonville. We’ll have a full report on Jacksonville Armada’s first season in coming days here.

Poll: US Senate Democratic nomination

In April we asked our readers about who they preferred for the US Senate nomination among announced and potential Democratic candidates. We are doing the same again now, five months later.  In April, Alan Grayson got 73% support from our readers with 21% going to Patrick Murphy. The rest went to Pam Keith and “undecided.” […]

Fort Lauderdale Strikers surging entering 3-game home stand

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers are on a roll. The team is undefeated in its last five NASL matches and Coach Günter Kronsteiner after a rocky start to his second stint as Manager of the club has figured out how best to use his incredibly talented side. The Austrian Manager had to adjust his tactical setup to […]

Jeb Bush’s Reaganomics could tank US economy but reward Wall Street

The political chattering class all seem to view Donald Trump as a clown with marginal views. However, the real clown in the GOP Presidential race is Jeb! Bush, whose adherence to right wing talking points makes him a politician extraordinaire on the cocktail party circuit, but increasingly irrelevant to regular voters. While Trump has offered […]

Reports: Orlando getting a women’s pro soccer team – Thoughts

Coming off the World Cup triumph for the US Women’s National Team, the NWSL, the one fully pro league in the US, has never been more viable or popular. As one of the few people in the media who regularly covers NWSL the reports today that Orlando will get an expansion team in the league […]

Brevard County getting nonstop Toronto link

Porter Airlines, Canada’s 3rd largest airline will begin Saturday-only nonstop service from Toronto’s close-in airport, Billy Bishop to Melbourne in December. Flying Porter which gives a premium experience when compared to Air Canada or West Jet has become fashionable among business people in major east coast American \cities. Florida is Canada’s largest international market and […]

Does Jeremy Corbyn victory tell us anything about Alan Grayson’s chances?

A liberal party that has been whipped around in election after election partly due according to some because of the parking of leftist principles in favor of a more corporate bent on economics and a neoconservative world view on foreign policy. No we are not talking about Florida’s Democrats but Britain’s Labour Party who after […]

Florida to Scandinavia flights increasing rapidly

Last month Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) announced new service to Miami that will begin in October 2016. Nonstop service will be offered to Copenhagen and Oslo. SAS is the state carrier for Norway, Denmark and Sweden. This continues a growing  trend of flights to/from Florida to Scandinavia as Visit Florida’s efforts appear to be paying off […]

Conservative media using incredible hyperbole on 9/11 & Iran

Conventional  wisdom dictates that 9/11 is not something to be exploited. Yet conservatives have taken advantage of anniversary since the very first year when they used it to kick of electoral activities for the 2002 US Senate elections where control of the chamber was in the balance and the Iraq War authorization vote which was […]

Tampa Bay Rowdies moving on from difficult period

Last week, the Tampa Bay Rowdies were able to end a long period of misery by defeating the New York Cosmos 2-0 at Al Lang Stadium in St Petersburg. The match which I called for Rabble.TV was the tonic needed after weeks of controversy. The Cosmos who have been the Rowdies biggest rival since 1975 […]