Author Archives: Kartik Krishnaiyer

How does Trump’s indictment impact DeSantis potential White House run? It’s a serious lifeline for the Governor.

Thursday evening’s indictment of former President Donald Trump was met with a vitriolic indignation from true believers, but the usual cursory statements from GOP rank-in-file officeholders. Most interesting was the two-fold approach of Governor DeSantis. To be honest, this is the first thing DeSantis has played smartly in a month- he’s proven not ready for […]

Florida history is made tonight – FAU and Miami take the court in the Final Four

For the first time in our state’s history, we have two schools competing in College sports’ most visible event – the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four. Florida Atlantic (FAU) and Miami (UM) have very different basketball histories, with FAU generally being an also-ran program and UM being a frustratingly poor one in many NIT and […]

Central Florida has a new professional soccer club that debuts tonight

The club formerly known as the Orlando Lions is going professional. The club was forced to change its name in early 2022 to Club de Lyon FC, and has continued rising like Phoenix since then. The club will bringing independent, professional soccer to Central Florida and has creatively found partners in Volusia, Seminole and Orange […]

Remember Bob Graham’s Iraq War views? They were positively enlightened…

This past few weeks, the media has spent a lot of time discussing the Iraq War, which began 20 years ago this month. While the war was very popular at the time, it’s become an issue since that first defined Democrats in the 2007 to 2012 period and since 2015 or so the GOP, who […]

Women’s History Month: Zora Neale Hurston

On this week’s Florida History Podcast we continue our look at great Florida women with a discussion about Zora Neale Hurston. 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 […]

Rivalry with Connecticut helped Miami Basketball become relevant

Editors Note: We are not ignoring FAU being in the Final Four. We will discuss them later in the week. Miami faces UConn in the NCAA Men’s Final Four from Houston this Saturday – it’s Miami’s first trip to the Final Four, as our readers surly know, but I would argue Miami Basketball becoming relevant […]

Full Chairwoman Fried complaint against Governor DeSantis

Thanks to the FDP for providing these documents. The full ethics complaint filed by Florida Dems Chair Nikki Fried against Governor Ron DeSanis can be found below.

DeSantis continues to resist Medicaid expansion and oppose ACA benefits for Floridians

Last week marked the 13th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) being signed into law by President Obama. Since the ACA took effect, millions of Floridians, many of whom may have been priced out of health insurance options, or denied coverage based on preexisting conditions, have been able to purchase affordable health insurance through the ACA’s […]

Helene Klein Pineland Preserve outdoor walk

The sinkhole at Scott Springs in Ocala