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Holiday book recommendation: Poisoning of the Press and the Rise of Washington’s Scandal Culture.
The Trump Presidency with its attacks on the media, these last few campaign cycle sand the 24-hour cable news channels combined with Twitter, Reddit, Facebook, are the tipping point of the political press being poisoned we’ve been told. Or perhaps this is just the latest chapter in the evolution toward a completely scandal-driven, personality-based brand […]
Holiday book recommendations: Kevin Phillips on the Bush family
Kevin Phillips, who was dubbed in 1995 by one of my Political Science Professors at the University of Florida as “the smartest Republican around,” is widely viewed as the chief architect of the 1968 Nixon “Southern Strategy” which for 20 years remade the Presidential Electoral map. Beginning in that fall semester in 1995, I began […]
Progressive Activism’s Growth in Florida via Ditch of Dreams: The Cross Florida Barge Canal and the Struggle for Florida’s Future
Book Review of Ditch of Dreams Ditch of Dreams: The Cross Florida Barge Canal and the Struggle for Florida’s Future (Florida History and Culture) is one of many Florida related books that have peaked my curiosity when I’ve seen them on Amazon. This book written by David Tegeder and Steven Noll is one of the best. The […]