Monthly Archives: November 2015

TFS Writers Discuss Syrian refugee crisis, House vote and Paris attacks

The TFS team of Katy Burnett, Brook Hines and Kartik Krishnaiyer discussed the Syrian refugee vote in Congress and the general causes of the rise of ISIS including the conduct in foreign policy of the Bush and Obama Administrations. Both administrations and parties bare some responsibility for the rise of ISIS and the destabilization of […]

TFS Writers discuss #Blacklivesmatter and wonder is brutality State Sponsored Terrorism?

The Black Lives Matter movement as well as  a more vigilant media has raised awareness of law enforcement brutality towards African-Americans. Our TFS writers, Katy Burnett, Brook Hines and Kartik Krishnaiyer discussed the movement as well as the behavior of law enforcement officers and the authorities at the municipal and state levels. Terrorism comes in […]

World Famous German Soccer Clubs headed to Florida in January

In January, two of Germany’s top soccer clubs will visit the State of Florida for games in 2016 Florida Cup, a competition that includes several high-profile international teams as well as the Fort Lauderdale Strikers.  Bayer 04 Leverkusen  and FC Schalke 04 will both compete in the event with games January 10th and 13th. Games […]

TFS writers discuss Charlie Crist, Eric Lynn, CD-13 and Democratic Party Field Operations

Charlie Crist continues to be a media sensation and his run for Congress in the St Petersburg based CD-13 appeared to be straight forward. But Democratic Primary challenger Eric Lynn has solidified much of his support locally, and with nine months to go until the primary, Crist is not shoe-in for the nomination. Also, the […]

Flashback Friday: Florida’s first underwater tunnel

Downtown Fort Lauderdale is home to Florida’s oldest underwater vehicular road tunnel. The New River Tunnel now known as the “Henry Kinney Tunnel” opened in 1960 taking US underneath the New River and Las Olas Boulevard. The Tunnel was narrowly approved in a 1956 local referendum by a vote of 7,008 (52.3) to 6,401 (47.7%). The tunnel replaced an old two-lane drawbridge […]

TFS Pod 6: Syrian Refugee Vote, #Black Lives Matter, US as a State Sponsor of Terrorism and CD-13 Dem Primary

Happy Thanksgiving to our loyal readers! The latest edition of TFS Radio is in the boooks- you can listen any time at this link, or in the sidebar on the homepage of this site. Through our partner Rabble.TV you can listen on the go via the Rabble app on iOS and Android devices as well […]

Tony Meola will hit ground running in Jacksonville

As expected the Jacksonville Armada FC named former US Men’s National Team standout and MLS MVP Tony Meola as the club’s Head Coach on Tuesday. Meola addressed several issues with the national media after his appointment was made official. The former standout Goalkeeper has assisted with the US Youth National Team program, co-hosted a daily […]