Monthly Archives: January 2022
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, we’re re-running our series on the First Underground Railroad which has not been talked as prominently as it should in American History. We did a total of three Florida History Podcast’s on the Underground Railroad to Florida In Part I we discuss Fort Mose and runaway slaves […]
JetBlue which has faced major operational challenges of late trimmed several flight to/from the sunshine state this past week. Here are the full list of Florida-related cuts: Fort Lauderdale to Bozeman and Port of Spain Tampa to Providence and Richmond Fort Myers to Providence As we reported last month United has confirmed it will close […]
I have been watching State of the State speeches since Lawton Chiles delivered his 1995 speech (in which he made reference to his former US Senate colleague from Mississippi John Stennis, just to make sure we were paying attention). These are generally very straight forward affairs loaded with policy talk and feel-good rhetoric. Jeb Bush […]
Ron DeSantis gets compared often to Donald Trump and those comparisons are logical. I will leave the Trump comparisons to others. Additionally at this point I see a Nixonian level of paranoia and rhetoric. Irony being DeSantis actually was able to attend Harvard unlike Nixon! Read more at TFS+
The race to the very bottom from the Governor continues. This continues a trend of tacky and personal ways to “own the libs,” from DeSantis’ campaign. Incidentally every single county which a liberal listed vacationed in was carried by Joe Biden in 2020 and Andrew Gillum in 2018.
Legislative session opens today and as always, the citizens of the state are on the back foot when the legislature is meeting. So today we hearken back to better times, when Claude Pepper, a former liberal US Senator returned to Congress as a member of the US House. His second act is one of the […]
Beyond being remarkably divisive, DeSantis is now entering lunatic Joe McCarthy-like territory. Every passing week gives us a new low in terms of public statements and commentary from the Governor that makes it impossible to reconcile what he says with reality. Every week we have a new outrage, be it about COVID, big tech, the media, […]