About Milt Shook

A writer with 40 years in the political game (and let's face it, it is a game). I am a liberal because facts have a liberal bias, and I really like facts. If you like facts, you'll like this blog. If not, you'll have a hard time.

C’Mon House Dems: Start the Impeachment!

I know I’ve written something similar in the recent past, but we need to do our duty as citizens of this country and make sure Democrats in the House do their job and start the investigations and hearings into impeachment. … Continue reading

The Gun Debate: Choosing the Wrong “Freedom”

I am a fan of freedom, in all its forms. So, I suppose I’m confused as to why your “freedom” to own and carry a gun just because you want to is more important than everyone else’s freedom to live … Continue reading

Why Bernie Can’t Win: The Bernie Stans

Not that all of you care, but I am adamant about this; we should not trash any other Democratic primary candidate this time around. We have to get used to the concept that we are all on the same side. … Continue reading

The Main Parties Are Not Even Similar

You know the best way to tell a “political junkie” is completely full of shit? They start any sentence with “both parties…” Seriously, no one can compare the two political parties on anything these days. The differences were always there, … Continue reading

It’s Time to Punish the Toddler-in-Chief

Have you really considered just how horrible the Trump/GOP government has been over the last two years? Consider this: It’s been more than nine months since it was discovered that the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” border policy created thousands of … Continue reading

The Time to Vet Candidates is BEFORE the Election, Reporters

Have you heard what’s happening in Virginia lately? The political leadership of the state is melting down. All because the press apparently failed to do its job before these bozos were elected. Of course, the national news media has been … Continue reading

The State of the Union Will Be Pathetic

Of all people to be giving a speech about the State of the Union, Donald J. Trump is the last person who is qualified. He has no idea about the state of this union. Think about it; if you were … Continue reading

Hillary is “Polarizing”? Why Do White Liberals Believe Nonsense?

It’s as if some people on the left have to prove that they are just as insipid as those on the right. This weekend, one of them – someone I considered to be fairly intelligent until recently – decided to … Continue reading

Repost: Proof That the GOP Can’t Govern

As I have pointed out repeatedly, the difference between the Democratic and Republican Parties has never been more stark. The Democratic ideology is about helping as many people as possible, whereas the Republican ideology is all about low taxes and … Continue reading

The Inanity of “Both Sides” Politics

A funny thing happened during the “60 Minutes” interview with Howard Schultz Sunday evening; he proved that he’s not qualified to run for president. He proved that when he claimed that neither major party was serving the American people. This … Continue reading