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.

Paying For What We Haven’t Done…

These days, we are sitting here helpless as the planet begins resisting excesses we should have factored in all along as we built up our economy to such a large extent without factoring in “sustainability” to the degree that was … Continue reading

Trump’s Acquittal Cannot Mean Exoneration

This coming Wednesday, we will get the verdict on Trump’s trial. Unfortunately, we all know how the vote will go. Unless they have been punking us for the past year or two, the result will be an acquittal for Donny. … Continue reading

The Bernie Cultists Are Burning Bridges They’ll Eventually Have to Cross

I know I have said this before, but I am sick and tired of Bernie Stans. There are many reasons for this, but one of the biggest is, they seem to love helping the Trump Train win. They did in … Continue reading

Feeling A Little Bit Bad for the Rank-and-File GOP

I think I have said this before, but there are many rank-and-file Republicans I feel sorry for because their party has become so absolutely awful and they seem to have no idea. I get it; being a news junkie or … Continue reading

The “Public Interest”?

I have a radical idea… How about we let the public decide what is and isn’t in the “public interest”? Alan Dershowitz, as Donald Trump’s personal impeachment lawyer, has adopted the “argument” that, if Donald Trump is acting in what … Continue reading

The “Strong Economy” is Unlikely to Save Donny

A lot of what we hear from the right-wing is their certainty that Donald Trump will win another term as president. This, despite the fact that the numbers that matter do not favor that as a likelihood at all. This … Continue reading

The Republicans Are Screwed, But…

…The only question is whether we on the progressive side of the aisle take advantage of it. The pageant the lawyers for Donald J. Trump put together over the past few days was pretty elaborate. At no point did these … Continue reading

Opinions Are Like… You Know…

You’ve heard the phrase, “everyone is entitled to their opinion” before, right? Well, I think we all can agree with one thing; We live in a society that values free speech, so if you utter an opinion about anything, you … Continue reading

Avoiding the “Shiny Keys” of Politics

This country must stop the contentious bickering that constantly occurs in our politics. It’s time to put aside minor differences and get back to building this country into what we all know it can be. It may take a while in … Continue reading

How the GOP is Screwing Itself

There is a very real reason Trump’s never-ending parade of impeachable offenses and his lame-ass defense coming from the Republican leadership have come to be known as “stupid Watergate.” All of these people are not just a little moronic; they … Continue reading