Monthly Archives: October 2015

American Psychos: How we shouldn’t be doing business in politics

A while back someone asked me, “When I run for office, will you support me?” They couldn’t tell me when they’re running, or for what office. They didn’t share a single policy or platform plank, which admittedly would be difficult to pin down if you don’t even know what seat you’re running for. I have […]

Democrats need to heed Lincoln Chafee’s words on “Prosperity through Peace”

Former Republican US Senator turned Independent Governor and Democratic Presidential Candidate Lincoln Chafee dropped out of the race for the Democratic nomination on Friday.  Chafee whose voting record in the Senate was the most liberal among Republicans during his tenure was one of the few that stood tall against the rush to war in Iraq. […]

Governor Scott once again pathetically hiding behind tax cuts to “stimulate growth”

Governor Rick Scott is at it again. Living in fantasy land while pushing ideological zealotry down the throats of Floridians under the alter of “economic growth.” Today Governor Scott discussed his “Florida Enterprise Fund” idea.  Three years ago Scott pushed a “Manufacturing Tax Credit,” yet after several years of application, Florida is ranked 43rd nationally in […]

Alex Morgan – Right for the Orlando Pride?

Alex Morgan’s potential move to the Orlando Pride which was first reported by Charles Boehm of Soccerwire over two weeks ago and then analyzed with some detail by us appears to be well in progress per Grant Wahl of Sports Illustrated and Fox Sports. This trade would bring the most marketable and  perhaps  the second-most […]

Tampa Bay Rowdies back in postseason race thanks to FTL Strikers home draw

Just when the uber-competitive NASL table was beginning to make sense we get thrown another curve-ball. Last night Fort Lauderdale had an opportunity to essentially shut the door on Tampa Bay and the rest of the chasing NASL field and close-in on the final spot in the NASL Championship. However, the Strikers came out flat […]

Turkish Airlines attempting to build world largest sand castle in Miami

Per Local 10 news in Miami/Fort Lauderdale Turkish Airlines which has used various publicity stunts globally when launching new cities is using a sand castle to publicize the airline’s return to Miami. Turkish resumes Miami service next week  14 years after suspending service in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.   Full report and […]

Listen to TFS Radio Episode One

Episode One of TFS Radio is in the books. Brook Hines and Kartik Krishnaiyer discuss the Democratic Presidential Primary, The rise and fall of Congressman Dan Webster’s Speakership hopes, the Minimum Wage Challenge, Climate Change and much more! TFS Radio is a collaborative effort between The Florida Squeeze and Rabble TV. Listen to Episode One […]

TFS Radio Tonight at 7:30 PM ET

Our first edition of TFS Radio will air tonight LIVE at 7:30 pm ET. Brook Hines and Kartik Krishnaiyer will facilitate the show which solicits listener input. Listen live at this link and tweet at us or leave a comment on the Rabble platform to interact with us. Tonight we will discuss Redistricting in Florida, the […]

All four Florida pro soccer teams remain in postseason contention

Friday night in front of over 43,000 fans at the Citrus Bowl, Orlando City remained in contention to qualify for the MLS Cup Playoffs. The Lions 2-1 victory over fellow first year MLS side New York City FC gives the Orlando a shot, albeit a remote one of joining eleven other sides in the postseason. […]

Sources: Orlando Pride to be announced Tuesday and other related news

Orlando’s entry to the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) should be confirmed on Tuesday according to multiple sources. The NWSL waiver wire that was expected open last week has been postponed to October 21st, likely due to a pending October 20th announcement of the new  Orlando team known as the Pride. This will come days […]