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 […]

TFS Radio 6 – Syrian Refugees, US as a State Sponsor of Terrorism #BlackLivesMatter, CD-13 Primary and more

This week, the TFS Radio Podcast  was taped earlier on Tuesday night, and we are released it at around midnight Wednesday AM. You can listen any time at this link. Among the topics discussed are: Why the US has a moral obligation to accept Syrian refugees thanks to US policies that destabilized the Assad regime […]

Guest Column: Alan Grayson lets down his supporters with desperate moves

By Sean Phillippi Rep. Alan Grayson surprised many by recently coming out to support Sec. Hillary Clinton for President over Sen. Bernie Sanders. Personally, I am an unabashed supporter of Sec. Clinton. She should, and probably will, become our 45th President. That being said, it is clear that Rep. Grayson’s endorsement of Sec. Clinton is a […]

Jacksonville Armada FC will name Tony Meola Head Coach tomorrow: Staff already being built

The Jacksonville Armada coming off a very successful first season off the field will name former US Men’s National Team Goalkeeper Tony Meola, who won MLS Cup with Kansas City in 2000 as the club’s new Head Coach on Tuesday in an event at the River Club. Meola has already begun reaching out to potential […]