Monthly Archives: August 2022
Florida Primary Turnout by county and party- an update through Sunday’s early voting
I’ve put together a visual view of latest primary turnout through the end of early voting today here-
A walk through Kiplinger Preserve
An eight minute walk through one of the trails at Kiplinger Preserve in Stuart.
Guest Column — Donna Pearl Cotterell: 24 Years is Enough
When Leon County District 1 was created through landmark civil rights litigation, no one expected one man to represent it for seven consecutive terms. Especially not one who doesn’t live here, and has become a vote for the big establishment special interests. Longtime incumbent Bill Proctor has overseen a tripling of the poverty rate to […]
Kaplan Strategies Poll was financed by PAC backing Fried
On July 8th, the Nikki Fried campaign touted a poll which showed that she was tied 39%-39% with her Democratic primary opponent Charlie Crist. Now, nearly a month and a half later, we know that the poll was commissioned by Florida Consumers First, the political action committee that has been backing Fried since her first […]
Pine Glades Natural Area vista
Pine Glades Natural Area is on the extreme eastern edge of the Northern Everglades and has been significantly restored by Palm Beach County.
Alex Jones on DeSantis: “We have someone who is better than Trump. Way better than Trump”
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones of Infowars has effectively endorsed Ron DeSantis for President, and confirmed my view that DeSantis is EXPONENTIALLY worse than Donald Trump. Interestingly Jones does have a history with Florida elected officials having once played host to Alan Grayson, currently a candidate in Florida’s 10th Congressional District Democratic Primary.
JetBlue takes a scalp to Ft Lauderdale flying, plus other changes
Two weeks after touting the probable size of its Fort Lauderdale base after its proposed merger with Spirit is completed, JetBlue is cutting TEN nonstop routes permanently from Fort Lauderdale. Several however, are currently flown by Spirit. The ten cities are: Aruba, Cartagena, Chicago, Cleveland, Grand Cayman, Phoenix, Providenciales, Portland (OR), Saint Maarteen and Seattle. […]
The Saltwater Railroad – escaping to freedom via Cape Florida
On this week’s Florida History Podcast we discuss the Saltwater Railroad, which facilitated African-Americans to escape slavery via Cape Florida. You can listen to the Florida History Podcast on Anchor (which hosts our show), Spotify, Google, Apple Podcasts, Radio Public, Breaker, Overcast, Castro or Pocket Casts. Overcast, Castro, Spotify, Radio Public and Breaker have App Store apps for free which enable you to subscribe and listen […]
TFS Endorsement- Michael Ahearn for Broward Circuit Court
A Judgeship in Broward County Court Group 15 is open. Michael Ahearn is a cancer survivor as well as currently coping with kidney disease. A veteran attorney who has served in just about every area of law imaginable and done much as a pro bono attorney, he currently focuses on probate and guardianship. He’s been […]