Tropical Storm/Hurricane Elsa finally cleared Florida on Thursday after over a week of waiting and impacts. Elsa was a rare early season Cape Verde-type storm which made its forecasting particularly difficult and unique. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) did very well in projecting a forecast track – remarkably well in fact. The modeling that the […]

For several weeks, most of us have resisted the temptation to discuss the collapse of the Champlain Towers South building in Surfside and its potential electoral implications. Truthfully, though this is one of the most tragic events in Florida’s history and a great embarrassment internationally to the reputation of the United States, it likely doesn’t […]

Conservatives love to drone on about free markets and capitalism. Yet the very purest form of capitalism now practiced in liberal western democracies they not only reject, but are completely aghast about – the so called “cancel culture.” “Cancel culture” really is, the most conservative of things which puts capitalism in the driver’s seat. It’s […]

Canadian Ultra-Low Cost Carrier announced its first US services on Thursday, with two Florida cities being included. The airline will servce four Canadian destinations from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and five from Orlando-Sanford (SFB) this winter. Destinations from FLL: Toronto (YYZ) Kitchener-Waterloo (YKF) Ottawa (YOW) Montreal (YUL) Destinations from SFB: Toronto (YYZ) Kitchener-Waterloo (YKF) Ottawa (YOW) […]

COVID-19 is back… well it never went away. Now we have the Delta Variant, a strain of Asian Indian origin that is “COVID-19 on steroids,” according to Andy Slavitt a former Senior Advisor to President Joe Biden’s Covid response team. Vaccination is the best defense against the Delta Variant but given the low percentage of […]

On this week’s Florida History Podcast, we discuss Florida governance during the Great Depression. 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 listen on your iPhone if you do […]

Democratic activists might believe Governor Ron DeSantis is in re-election trouble- but plainly he is not at this point in time. In fact, he enters sits in stronger position for reelection a year and half out than any previous GOP governor in the last 150 years.   Once again Florida’s Democrats are showing an inability […]

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The Juno Beach Dunes Natural Area in June Beach (Palm Beach County). This area is located On either side of US 1 in Juno Beach – this video is of the area to the west of US 1.

As we celebrate July 4th, a discussion worth having comes to mind … What is Americanism? This entire discussion for me is long overdue. Some of my brethren on the left look the liberal democracies of western Europe for inspiration even though in many cases they are more classist and race-conscious societies than the United States […]