Monthly Archives: November 2022

DeSantis publicly rejects free market capitalism in alliance with Elon Musk

Last week, Elon Musk doubled-down on his support of Ron DeSantis as a potential Presidential candidate. On Tuesday, in Jacksonville, DeSantis rewarded Musk, by oddly pushing an anti-capitalist, anti-free market message while attacking the P.R. China (whose statism DeSantis emulates often but he doesn’t like their Covid policies- the reason was he was defending Musk […]

Political analysts missing the mark badly on the post-midterm commentary

Talking heads have a way of convincing average newspaper readers and cable-news channel viewers that they have some magic sauce to understand voters and elections in a way the rest of us cannot. Well, guess what? That is categorically untrue. Not only were political analysts with few exceptions, way off in forecasting the midterms (this […]

Rethinking the Turnpike – series debuts December 12

This series on TFS will debut Monday, December 12.

An idea to make the Florida Democratic Party, more democratic

Over the last few years, Democrats have been expressing the need to protect the concept of democracy, and rightfully so. With Trump’s and the GOP’s assault on democratic ideas and values, combined with a strongman theory of authoritarianism, it’s important for Democrats to be the opposition voice during these turbulent times. However, to truly support […]

Restored northern Everglades lake

An Everglades lake restored between 2008 and 2012 at Pine Glades Natural Area which is in the extreme northern part of Palm Beach County.

Loxahatchee Slough natural area overview

The Loxahatchee Slough natural area is in northern Palm Beach. Two videos from the area.

Localized issues and tribalism adversely impacting Dem Party in Florida

As Dave Trotter indicated earlier in the week and our Twitter Space Monday discussed, We have begun working on a full audit/ report about the failures of the Florida Democrats is underway. One of the huge surprises of this process thus far has been the emphasis of many we speak to, on more localized issues […]

Fakahatchee Strand – Big Cypress Boardwalk Video

Below is a short video shot from the Fakahatchee Strand Big Cypress Boardwalk in Collier County.

Fakahatchee Strand Boardwalk pictorial (Pre-Ian)

This is the first of several videos shot in and around the Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve as well as the Big Cypress Boardwalk. These were all shot 10 days before Hurricane Ian made landfall.

Pine Glades Natural Area

Pine Glades Natural Area is in Northwestern Palm Beach County.