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Note: This piece will be available for the general public on Saturday afternoon So much of American political discourse these days focuses on a comparison between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton’s views of Government. President Donald Trump’s love of Andrew Jackson, the conqueror of Florida for the United States was no secret. Ron DeSantis has […]
The same cable news networks and talking head-driven Sunday public affairs shows that aided and abetted the US march to war in Iraq with uncritical coverage and overt cheer-leading for the Pentagon are back! The Iraq War is today is most often blamed on Dick Cheney, Tony Blair and the late Don Rumsfeld. Sure they […]
There will be no honeymoon for Joe Biden. He will inherit a country where roughly half the population believes the election was stolen and most of the nation is painfully fatigued by virus-inspired social restrictions. The President-elect is proposing more testing, mask wearing, contract tracing and possible shutdowns. While greater access to testing may be […]
With less than a week to the Iowa Caucus and while we sit through a Senate trial of an impeached President, it’s time to take stock of the Democrats running for President. For the record I believe each of the potential nominees would deserve the support of the American people in the General Election. But […]
Joe Biden is referred to as a moderate. How centrist was his voting record relative to the times and other members of Congress?
The media narrative that Joe Biden represents the moderate third way has been aided by the attacks of other candidates for Democratic nomination on both his US Senate voting record and on the Obama Administration. Given this general acceptance of his moderation I decided to dig deeper because never have I as a keen political […]
Biden’s Eastland problem could be a huge red flag -Eastland was not just a classic segregationist but the worst kind of southern Democrat racist.
Most current politico’s probably don’t know as much about James Eastland as I do. As someone who has extensively studied the legislative fights over Civil Rights during over two decades of interest in the subject, this week’s revelations were horrifying for someone like me who previously asked progressives to be open to Biden’s candidacy. Horrifying […]
This column reflects the personal opinion of Kartik Krishnaiyer and not of other TFS writers or contributors. One of the wonderful things about no longer relying on politicians or political campaigns to make a living is you can take a step back and see things more clearly. Rather than be emotionally invested in a candidate, […]
On this edition of the Florida Squeeze podcast Kartik Krishnaiyer, Steven Kurlander, Ryan Ray and Justin Snyder discuss a potpourri of topics including: Charlie Crist’s announcement of his candidacy for Governor. What is the future of Nan Rich’s campaign? Will moderate Republicans abandon Rick Scott? Mayor Bill Foster ousted in St Petersburg by Rick Kriseman. […]