About Milt Shook

A writer with more than 45 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.

16 Days to Go: The Progressive Thing to Do is to Support Biden

Every day, I see/hear about some self-proclaimed “progressive who comes up with an excuse as to why he (it’s usually a white guy, not many women) “can’t” vote for Joe Biden. Seriously, in 2020, where the only viable choices for … Continue reading

17 Days to Go: End the Politics of Stupid, Part II

As I said yesterday, this election is our opportunity to end the Politics of Stupid, once and for all. And don’t say we can’t do it. Our parents and grandparents did so in 1932, when the inaction of the GOP … Continue reading

18 Days to Go: End the Politics of Stupid, Part I

There is simply no excuse for still wanting to vote for Donald J. Trump in 2020. When you look at the damage he’s done in the four years since he became “president,” there is plenty there to prevent you from … Continue reading

Less Than 3 Weeks: The GOP Wants US to Promise “No Court Packing”? Huh?

I’ve already voted, and I have already checked to make sure the vote was counted, which it was. You’re welcome. You should do the same, if you can. No matter what Lord Donny says, mail-in voting is safe. Even if … Continue reading

21 to Go: Competence, Not Miracles…

I know there are a lot of “progressives” out there who want their vote to go to perfection. They want to elect people who will give them free healthcare, free college and free money for all of the poor. They … Continue reading

22 Days to Go: How White Liberals Move Forward

There is one thing we must remember, if we are to go forward as progressives and liberals. You see, getting rid of Donald Trump and the current incarnation of the GOP is just the first step in our political evolution … Continue reading

23 Days to Go: Goodbye GOP; It’s About Damn Time

The Republican Party still like to claim their the “Party of Law & Order,” even though they allow their standard-bearer Trump to get away with breaking all sorts of laws with impunity. The current “First Family could be described in … Continue reading

27 to Go: I’ll Show “Him” Respect and Good Will When He Does

I have been told by many recently that I should have respect for “President” Donald Trump. My response has always been the same; I respect the office, and I’ll show respect for Trump when he starts showing respect for the … Continue reading

29 Days to Go: Four Seats Ain’t Good Enough

Not a day goes by that my email inbox isn’t crammed with requests for money and promises to gain fur seats for the Democrats in the Senate. I haven’t been sending them much money, in part because I just don’t … Continue reading

30 Days to Go: We Have But One Job…

This could be an easy column to write because it seems as if we only have one task moving forward during this election, and that is to make sure Joe Biden wins the presidential election, so we can move on … Continue reading