Monthly Archives: March 2023
Time to panic for GOPers?
Video discussion from our friends at BlueAmp
Cinderella still dancing in Boca Raton while Coach L continues his magnificence in Coral Gables. The Miami women are rolling as well. It’s March in south Florida!
Incredibly, the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach MSA is the only US metro area with two Sweet 16 men’s teams (and a women’s one as the University of Miami women have made the Sweet 16). FAU and Miami have both made the Sweet 16, taking different routes with differing expectations. For FAU, this is an incredible […]
Women’s History Month: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Marjory Stoneman Douglas
On this week’s Florida History Podcast we continue our Women’s History Month theme with a discussion of two extraordinary Floridians- Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Marjory Stoneman Douglas. 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 […]
DeSantis horror week exposed he’s not ready for prime time – but what is his ulterior motive?
Bank failures are due to “woke,” and Russia-Ukraine is a “territorial dispute” with no US “vital interest” Ron DeSantis was perhaps fatally exposed this week as a not ready for prime time, unseasoned character that’s probably not getting any real savvy advice. DeSantis distrust of expertise and political consultants is legendary in Florida – as […]
How the American Rescue Plan has positively impacted Florida
While Governor DeSantis continues his campaign against “woke,” Florida is benefiting from the American Rescue Plan. As Governor DeSantis touts Florida’s strong economy and takes credit for job creation, remember it was federal legislation, opposed by every GOP in the Florida delegation that facilitated this growth. Below are some key facts about the legislation.
Tort Reform, vouchers and screwing consumers is the consistent ideology of Florida GOPers
In the late 1990’s conservatives throughout the country were pushing Tort Reform as a larger scheme to “defund the left.” Florida was an epicenter of activity as Jeb Bush’s Republican Party made breaking the Trial Lawyers and Teacher’s Unions (via merit pay, school vouchers and other education “reforms”) the priorities after gaining complete control of […]
Women’s History Month: Marjorie Harris Carr
On the week’s Florida History Podcast, we discuss Marjorie Harris Carr’s commitment to conservation and fight against the Cross Florida Barge Canal. Carr pioneered environmental advocacy and activism in the state in the 1960’s. 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 […]