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Being Better Liberals

Sometimes, the Best Thing to Do is to Shut up and Listen

The biggest problem the left has is actually simple to fix. White liberals, especially men, need to learn to sit the hell down and shut the hell up once in a while. There seems to exist a belief that being a “progressive” means talking about everything and having a “conversation” …

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Crap Cutting 101

What’s the Point of This Deficit Exploding Tax Bill?

The Republican tax plan is a joke. If you think you’re going to get a huge tax cut, you’re dumber than a Trump voter. Even when you look at the consolidation of tax brackets from seven to four, the only people to see a major decrease in taxes are married …

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Being Better Liberals
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Supporting Democrats is a Moral Imperative for Progressives

A lesson should have been learned last Tuesday, when Democrats pulled off the kind of win they used to pull off on a regular basis for many years, when this country was becoming the economic and civil rights standard bearers for the world. It was amazing to watch and it …

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Crap Cutting 101
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The Gun Issue IS Political. Talk About It!

I am so tired of talking about guns, but more than that, I am tired of no one else talking about them enough. Too often, the discussion ends before it even really starts because people from all sides of the gun debate refuse to actually discuss it in an open, …

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Being Better Liberals
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React at OUR Peril

How do I put this? Oh, I know… STOP REACTING TO SHIT. Seriously… stop it. Look, I am not happy with What Donna Brazile said about what she claims happened to the DNC in 2016. I think it was horrible in virtually every way. For one thing, in an era …

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Crap Cutting 101

Trump Fails Daily

Just some random thoughts, to get myself back into crap cutting mode. These are mostly reflections on stories from the last couple days. Donny on Markets For the last few months, Lord Donny has been bragging on the stock market, as if the reason the market is flying high is …

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Crap Cutting 101
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A Note of Sanity on Healthcare

Let’s make this quick. I’m writing a longer piece about this phenomenon, but we really have to stop reacting to anything and everything we see and hear from Republicans, as if everything they do is immediately tragic and will destroy the very thread of existence. It does no one any …

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Crap Cutting 101

An Open Letter to Gun Owners

Look, I know there are some “progressives” out there who want to take all your guns. However, as is the case with “free college” and “free healthcare” for everyone, they should not be listened to. They represent themselves and only themselves. They are most white and make up maybe 5-8 …

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Crap Cutting 101

This is Trump.

One reason the “false equivalence” people on the Bernie left piss me off so much is because their rhetoric just doesn’t match reality. The funny thing is, they seem to adopt the same sort of “alternate reality” that only they know. If that seems familiar, it’s because it’s the same …

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Crap Cutting 101

Repost AGAIN: Gun Control Has to Be Non-Negotiable

We don’t need “gun responsibility.” We don’t need “gun safety.” We need GUN CONTROL. If you’re wondering why, all I can say is, get your head out of the latest news about which Kardashian married which basketball player and which tiny little girl singer is dating which skinny white boy …

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Crap Cutting 101

The GOP Has Us Serfing, USA

I have been called many things over the years, so if you think calling me a capitalist is an insult, you’re barking up the wrong tree. I am a capitalist and I will be one until someone comes up with a system that does more for people. Winston Churchill once …

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Crap Cutting 101

Don’t Buy the Republican Lie – We Are NOT Broke!

One of the most persistent lies Republicans tell to get people to vote for them is the one in which they claim the United States is too broke to afford to do things we have to do. This is an absolute lie. As you’ll see later on, we’re not even …

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Civil Rights
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Calling Out Fake Christians

While many will take this post as a diatribe against Christians, it really isn’t. It’s a plea to start calling out FAKE Christians. You know who I mean; people who wield their alleged Christianity like a blunt instrument, or those who invoke God in a political argument with the goal …

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Crap Cutting 101

We Need Tax Reform, But Not the GOP Version

So, no that the current GOP has been skunked on their bid to take away your healthcare, they are about to turn their attention to their other pet issue; taxes. More specifically, they plan to cut them. Seriously. At a time when the so-called “president” is saber-rattling with North Korea …

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Congress

The Health Insurance Follies: Fight Graham-Cassidy NOW!

There are currently two competing healthcare bills in Congress. They represent both extremes of the healthcare financing debate, which is what this is all about, after all. Both are ill-conceived, but for very different reasons. The first one is Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-All single-payer bill. That is ill-conceived because the timing …

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Crap Cutting 101
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How “Hard” Did Bernie Sanders Work for Hillary, Really?

This could easily be the shortest article I have ever written. Yesterday, former LOSING Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said on Meet the Press; “I worked as hard as I could after endorsing Hillary Clinton.” (Source) He is right about that. After he finally endorsed her, Bernie did work hard …

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Being Better Liberals
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Incrementalism: It’s How Politics Works

I am watching a Twitter fight evolve between pragmatic liberals like me and dreamy-eyed unicorn progressives over… wait for it… “incrementalism.” The center of the fight is based on Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare-for-All” bill, which will never pass this Congress in any form. And the objection is over “incrementalism,” based on …

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Crap Cutting 101
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Why Churches Should Pay Taxes

Last night, Lord Donny posted the following Tweet: Churches in Texas should be entitled to reimbursement from FEMA Relief Funds for helping victims of Hurricane Harvey (just like others). — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 9, 2017 As you can probably imagine, the responses from his closest followers was overwhelmingly …

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Crap Cutting 101
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A Dose of… Reality #1 – About Bernie and Hillary…

Some random examples of reality that too many “political junkies” seem reticent to accept: Bernie Sanders lost the Democratic Primaries fairly and squarely.  No one “cheated” and it’s ridiculous to believe that the system is “rigged” somehow. The democratic process chose Hillary Clinton as the nominee because that is what …

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A Political Primer for White Liberal Millennials

There is a touching connection going on between white millennial far lefties (whom I am told are the future! Yay!) and old white Hippie-type “progressives,” who are still convinced that they are political geniuses, despite the fact that their last “win” in the political arena was making the Vietnam War …

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