The one major critique against the Tampa Bay Rowdies MLS hopes were up until today that the Rowdies didn’t have a vertical youth system with a USSF Development Academy tie like so many other MLS aspirants and every current MLS club. The Rowdies in the wild-wild west of NASL where youth development and local infrastructure […]

Today “Mint” service by JetBlue comes to Florida (finally)! JetBlue will offer Mint beginning today on daily service between Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles Int’l Airport (LAX). The airline will add Mint service on existing nonstop service to San Francisco from Fort Lauderale in May. Mint is a premium service offered on dedicated new A321 […]

LISTEN TO KARTIK’S INTERVIEW: This week Kartik joined me on Progressive News Network to discuss all things Tallahassee, as I ran the show for Rick Spisak. Get the whole podcast here at the PNN portal.  First up: What is populism? Many elites in the Democratic Party would like us to believe that populism, by definition, is a right-wing […]

Interesting article where poverty and law expert Matt Bruenig observes inconsistencies in the liberal view of diversity. Liberals believe that diversity is social good. But they also take action that shows they believe diversity is incompatible with justice, and that justice must be sacrificed to win against right-wing populism. CLICK HERE to read the whole […]

Last week, we reported on more cutbacks to flights in the adolescent Florida-Cuba sector. Silver Airlines had ambitiously begun service from nine Cuban cities to Fort Lauderdale and Frontier was awarded Miami-Havana route authority. Both airlines will pull out of the market completely in the next few months. We also reported that Southwest Airlines, facing […]

In the era of Donald Trump, a convenient narrative has emerged that the Bush family was more or less color-blind and fighters for racial equality. While that might be true of the generation that included President George W. Bush and Governor Jeb Bush (it should be noted in the 1990’s when the GOP was being […]

Florida’s House Democrats are sometimes an unruly bunch. Reduced to virtual super-minority status since 2000 (the Democrats have never held more than 44 seats in the 120 member House since the 2000 election) the old V.O. Key adage about Florida Democrats “every man (or women) for himself (or themselves),” applies. When Tom Feeney and Johnnie […]