Monthly Archives: August 2017

India and China headed toward possible war: Why India cannot back down

In the Trump obsession that has defined American politics across the spectrum for the last 26 months,  it has been hardly noticed on our TV news that the world’s two most populated nations are coming closer to war. For a full update on what is at stake and the basis of the current dispute here […]

Delta to begin Orlando-Amsterdam service

Delta Airlines has loaded new nonstop service between Orlando and Amsterdam into its reservation service. The new nonstop flights will begin in March 2018.  The flight will link to the vast hub Delta maintains with joint venture partner KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and code-share partner Jet Airways of India.  The new flight will give Orlando […]

Explore the beautiful Indian River Lagoon Scenic Byway

I stumbled upon a great YouTube video touring the Indian River Lagoon Scenic Byway, a Florida Scenic Highway. The areas around the Indian River Lagoon remain among the most unspoiled coastal areas on the Florida peninsula. Check out the YouTube and for those of in central Florida take this drive soon!

Mario Noriega charting course in south Florida soccer despite Fort Lauderdale Strikers purchase falling through

Mario Noriega, a south Florida entrepreneur is one of the newest big players in the world of local soccer. whose keen interest in local Broward  and Miami-Dade County soccer led him to make two attempts earlier this year to purchase the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Noriega’s first attempt in conjunction with existing owner Paulo Cesso was […]

Flashback Friday: Medicare and Medicaid – the votes in 1965

As large elements in the GOP try to turn back the clock on health care in this country, let’s remember 1965 and the passage of Medicare and Medicaid. Many ideological conservatives opposed the effort first begun by Harry Truman and completed by Lyndon Johnson to provide essential healthcare to seniors and the poor. President Johnson […]

Putnam’s rightward lurch is smart politics and natural to him

Florida political insiders seem to be aghast at Adam Putnam’s shift to the right. Whether it’s touting gun rights or attacking CNN as “fake news,” Putnam has more certainly attempted to re-position himself in the last few weeks. Given the rightward lurch of the GOP first in 2008 when Mike Pence replaced Putnam in the […]

Climate change denier Governor Rick Scott certainly isn’t a scientist or meteorologist

Governor Rick Scott loves tropical weather. It gives the not-so-native Floridian who had just relocated to our state permanently in time for the 2004 and 2005 Hurricane season’s an opportunity for face time in front of a statewide audience. The rapid development of Tropical Storm Emily which hovered over the state Monday gave Scott an […]