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.

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

One Month to Go: Do Your Patriotic Duty and Vote Democratic

This weekend, the news media has decided to go crazy because Donald Trump’s tempting fate with the Coronavirus finally caught up to him and was is now positive for the virus. It was always just a matter of time until … Continue reading

32 Days to Go: The Republicans HAVE to Lie

The title of this column will likely piss a lot of people off, but that’s too bad. If you support the current incarnation of the Republican Party, you no longer support a political party that serves a “loyal opposition” to … Continue reading

33 Days to Go: Sorry, But This Ain’t the 60s…

When “president pretend” Donald J. Trump was asked during the debate about the protests of police brutality against People of Color, he presented an image of “left-wing groups, not right wing groups. When asked after the debate hw he thought … Continue reading

34 Days to Go: That Was No “Debate”

Once upon a time, there were debates every presidential election year. The candidates would meet on a stage, shake hands and have a civil back-and-forth, largely about the important issues of the day. Now, however, Donald Trump can add this … Continue reading