Monthly Archives: May 2022

This is the ad the Democrats need to run against Marco Rubio

Florida GOP showing the nation how election fraud is done – throw the book at them

The nation’s greatest 2020 election fraud scandal was right here in Florida – the sham candidate scandal took another turn Tuesday as more indictments came down – most notably against Eric Fogelsong, a very prominent GOP operative and Mayor Ben Paris, formerly the Mayor of Longwood and now Seminole GOP Chair. The layers to this […]

St Augustine 1780-1783; American prisoners, Tory refugees and Hurricanes

On this week’s Florida History Podcast, we discuss the situation in British-governed St Augustine from 1780-1783. St Augustine’s population swelled with loyalists and prisoners’ including signers of the Declaration of Independence. By early 1781, St Augustine had one of the largest populations in British North America and was heavily fortified. British St Augustine was at […]

French Bee adding Miami-Paris service and other commercial aviation news

French Bee will make Miami its fourth US destination when it launches three-times-a-week nonstops from Miami to Paris-Orly on December 15. Avelo has cancelled plans to serve Charleston from Orlando. Allegiant will add Fort Lauderdale-Akron/Canton nonstops beginning in December. Flair will discontinue nonstops between Fort Lauderdale and Ottawa effective in July. SAS will resume Miami-Stockholm […]

Brandon Peters the candidate the Democrats have been looking for in North Central Florida

In North Central Florida, the Democrats have a candidate that defies the conventional norms and could very well be a look into the future of the how the party has to run to be successful in Florida. Brandon Peters, a longtime attorney and Florida native, who also served as Director of Voter Protection for the […]

St Lucie River @ Port St Lucie

A short video of the natural north fork of the St Lucie River as it flows through Port St Lucie. The city of Port St Lucie and St Lucie County have done a wonderful job preserving the river in this area.

Miami Beach Botanical Gardens

Just across the street from the Miami Beach Convention Center lies the quaint Miami Beach Botanical Gardens. Here is a short video walking through part of the garden.

#Indiaat75 Masterclass video series – The East India Company 1686-1799

The latest in my #Indiaat75 masterclass series covers the period from 1686 to 1799.

In unhinged rant, DeSantis claims Biden should be given “honorary membership” in drug cartels

Governor Ron DeSantis demagoguery on immigration and the southern border reached a new low on Wednesday as he said President Biden should have “honorary membership” in drug cartels as part of a longer diatribe about a number of cultural issues. The line was another incendiary flash point in a longer rant about immigration, “woke” corporations, […]

Pensacola liberated from British Rule in 1781

By H. Charles McBarron, Jr. – US Army Center of Military History, Public Domain, On this week’s Florida History Podcast, we discuss the 1781 liberation of Pensacola from British rule during the American Revolutionary War. In March 1781, The Spanish launched a siege against Pensacola. Gálvez had close to 20,000 troops at his disposal including about […]