Tag Archives: Ron DeSantis

A History of Disney’s Reedy Creek Improvement District – Part 2, going to the Florida Legislature

Now with the land secured and enough financing to ensure that Walt Disney World would open entirely debt-free Roy Disney and the company‘s general counsel Dick Morris began work on the next phase of the Florida Project. A full-on charm offensive on the Florida legislature. The companies’ appetite for expansion had grown with the eating […]

A History of Disney’s Reedy Creek Improvement District, Part 1

Editors note: With the recent efforts of Governor DeSantis and the majority party in the legislature to end Disney’s special taxing and governance district, in the next week we will be examining the history of the Reedy Creek Improvement District  It all started with a Mouse…and an Improvement District.  When it is clear out you […]

Fareed Zakaria on DeSantis latest fundraising email and what Democrats should do about it

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria has a warning for Democrats after getting a fundraising email from Ron DeSantis. This dovetails pretty well with some recent focus groups I have listened to analysis of – DeSantis ability to define Democrats by the most outlandish takes on cultural issues IS UNFORTUNATELY STICKING.

FiveThirtyEight on the extreme DeSantis gerrymander

This is a good video that makes a lot of the points we’ve made time and again on these pages.

CBS News breaks down Ron DeSantis potential 2024 run

CBS News’ Robert Costa anchors a discussion on Ron DeSantis.

Analysis of Governor DeSantis’ historic tax increase

An analysis released this week from Jason Garcia indicates consumers have borne the brunt of Governor Ron DeSantis fiscal policies . DeSantis, whose governance has revolved around crushing local government and private businesses who don’t play ball with him, has also financed massive tax cuts for businesses by burdening consumers. What’s ironic is DeSantis, like […]

Progressives need to refocus attention toward state legislative races in Florida

I’ve personally become more aggressive the last few weeks in calling out Florida-based progressives that sit on Twitter obsessing about national politics, while ignoring state and local issues. Some of these progressives have gained great followings as a result of being Bernie Sanders supporters, and spend much of their day attacking national Democrats for perceived […]

Elon Musk the latest billionaire to embrace wannabe populist Ron DeSantis

This week, Elon Musk tweeted his support for Governor Ron DeSantis, who would be, per his own admission the first GOPer he supports for President. It’s quite interesting to see Musk and other billionaires like Ken Griffin so openly embrace Florida’s Governor who likes to play working-class populist – DeSantis policies aren’t conservative, but we’re […]

Ron DeSantis and January 6 -a DeSantis presidential run would result in a more “orderly” coup which will be successful

As we’ve previously discussed on this site, a tangible difference between Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis, is that the Florida Governor, if ever in the position Trump was in during November and December 2020, the Florida Governor likely finds a way to stay in the White House. As a budding autocrat who takes after Hungarian […]

DeSantis views on guns extreme even by Florida standards

Despite the reputation, which was once well earned, that Florida was an extreme place for guns, the state now is somewhere in the middle nationally on gun regulations. Unlike Texas and New York, where recent mass shootings committed by teenagers took place, in Florida, 18-year olds cannot legally buy firearms. Florida does not have a […]