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Miami Debate Review: Democrats Aggressively Pursue Failure

“If liberals are so f***ing smart, why do they lose so goddamn always?” – Will McAvoy, The Newsroom The candidates in the Democratic debates demonstrated a genuine desire to lose the Presidential race in 2020.  Democrats do not view elections as a contest against Republicans.  They view elections as an opportunity to trumpet their moral superiority […]

NBA TRADEAPALOOZA: It’s All Happening

The NBA looks completely different after free agency. Players from the East went west and players from the West went east. The trades and free agency maneuvers created new power alignments all over the league. Bleacher Report said, “this is as wide-open as the NBA felt in years. Perhaps even decades.” AP announced, “There is […]

Florida Launches the Great Moonshot: 50th Anniversary

Editors Note: This is the third part of our special series on Apollo 11 and the Moon Landings that were launched from Cape Canaveral this week. Our article on the adversity faced by the Apollo Program is here The Florida History Podcast presented by The Florida Squeeze discussion on the space program, Apollo 11 and […]

NBA Tradeapalooza

Change is in the air, or is it chaos? The number of players who could change teams this off-season may transform the entire complexion of the league. Before the draft the New Orleans Pelicans moved all-world center, Anthony Davis, to the Los Angles Lakers for a trio of players, not including Kyle Kuzma. The draft […]

Democratic debate: bring the noise

It is time to separate the wheat from the chaff.  Democratic activists and voters need to prioritize eliminating non-hackers who do not pack the gear to make it through the long hard slog to become the next President of the United States.   The first candidate who should be eliminated is the most obvious – Beto […]

Pat Caddell legacy: Visionary or Traitor?

Pat Caddell attended the private Catholic high school, Bishop Kenny, in Jacksonville.  He was known as a statistical whiz who helped get Jimmy Carter elected President and later was a contributor to Fox News.  An article in the local newspaper, read, “Long before there was Karl Rove and James Carville, there was Patrick Caddell.”  He […]

A Star is Born: Beautiful and Flawed

A “Star is Born” goes to the heart of what is what is killing music.  Technology, commercial interests and over-produced songs have crushed an art form that formerly captured human emotion and elevated the soul. If video killed the radio star in the 1980s then reality television stomped out any integrity or creativity that remained. […]

The New Orthodoxy: Identity Politics Captures Democratic Party

Congressman Tim Ryan, D-Ohio., challenged Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, D-CA., for house minority leader in 2016.  This year he has chosen not to run. Ryan, who is a white male, is probably making a wise call to not challenge the left’s new orthodoxy, which is identity politics.   Identity politics of the left venerates women and […]

Jalen Ramsey: Rock Star Or Royal Pain In The Ass?

  Jacksonville Jaguar cornerback Jalen Ramsey doesn’t care what you think of him. Just ask him.  He told ESPN, “I don’t really care what people think about me.”   It’s a theme he returns to often. During the preseason he criticized a number of NFL players including the league’s top quarterbacks. When informed his criticism […]

Jacksonville Jaguars: Manic Depression Is A Frustrating Mess

Last year’s 10-6 record, playoff wins over Buffalo and Pittsburgh and a narrow loss to New England in the AFC Championship game made Jaguars fans born again optimistic. Local sports radio hosts and CBS Sports analysts Tony Romo and Pete Prisco predicted a berth to the Super Bowl. But pre-season optimism has become a mid-season […]