Tag Archives: George Sheldon

George Sheldon’s passing a loss of for all of us particularly me

George Sheldon was a special individual – a throwback who linked and transcended the generations. A thinker, a progressive a compassionate man who had such a yearning for public service he dedicated his entire life from University onward – 50 years to serving this state and nation. He also more than any single individual can […]

TFS Endorsement – Nick Janovsky for St Pete Pride Celebration Grand Marshall

TFS Editor-in-Chief Kartik Krishnaiyer had the chance to work with Nick on George Sheldon’s Attorney General’s race. He was impressed and pleasantly surprised to see Nick’s statewide political and fundraising network put in action and his ability to easily build and execute on a communications, fundraising, and political plan. Nick would be a great Grand […]

Money and the Attorney General’s race – Part II

Part I can be found here. One of the major talking points around the state during this race, particularly among Democratic activists was about the “burn rate” of spending in the Sheldon Campaign. George Sheldon’s expenses mostly revolved around travel; every little expense counted in the campaign, from food to gas to airline tickets was […]

Money and the Attorney General’s Race – Part I

NOTE: Kartik Krishnaiyer served as the Deputy Campaign Manager for George Sheldon’s Campaign and he did not contribute to this story.  The race for Florida Attorney General was supposed to be an interesting race. Back in August, it genuinely looked as if this may be a very exciting issues-based race to watch, with Pam Bondi […]

Quick Election Takeaways

I will save the long narrative about Florida’s citizens and media for later today. Here are some quick thoughts about what transpired last night. Given the national mood I would caution the critics of the Florida Democratic Party from shooting their mouths off today. I would argue the failure in past election cycles under different […]

Video on Reproductive Rights in Attorney General Campaign

Pam Bondi has been terrible on issues of women’s reproductive healthcare. George Sheldon very cleanly explains his views on these issues in this newly released video spot.

Equality Florida mailer hits home

Equality Florida one of the most effective and active advocacy groups in the state dropped a very effective mailer earlier this week covering the subjects of same-sex marriage, reproductive rights, bullying in schools, anti-gay discrimination, and gay adoption. The piece contrasts Charlie Crist and Rick Scott as well George Sheldon and Pam Bondi. The targeted […]

TFS makes front page story in Sunday’s Sun Sentinel

Anthony Man’s excellent piece on the Governor’s race on the front page (below the fold) of today’s print edition of the South Florida Sun Sentinel featured The Florida Squeeze. A subscription is required to access the article but here is the excerpt including us: others suggest the negative approach has gone as far as it […]

TFS Endorsements: Governor and Cabinet

GOVERNOR:  CHARLIE CRIST While Governor Crist’s record is far from perfect, he is running a strong progressive campaign and is far preferable to Rick Scott. As Governor, Crist’s progressive agenda will achieve general balance and moderation relative to the extreme ideological agenda pushed by the Florida Legislature. This state has not elected a Democrat for […]

Desperate RPOF embarrassing itself in new anti-Crist ad

Florida Republicans are running scared.  Four week away from possibly losing a Gubernatorial election in twenty years, the RPOF is “going nuclear” in its attempts to bloody Governor Charlie Crist while erecting a defense around Rick Scott’s own shady behavior. Yesterday, the RPOF released an ad titled “corrupt” in reference to Governor Crist, even though […]