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.

A Recession is Nigh and We Can’t Afford to Have Trump in Charge When It Does

You may have noticed that, while the stock markets rose significantly during Trump’s first year, his second and third years have featured a market that is largely flat. And in the last few weeks, we’ve seen some of the worst … Continue reading

The Problem is Guns, Not Mental Illness

Yes, I do agree that we have a problem with treating mental illness in this country; I won’t argue that at all. But stop blaming “mental illness” for our out-of-control gun problem. Yes, we do need to take mental illness … Continue reading

Gun Control Now: Stop Doing Nothing!

I don’t know about you, but I am sick and tired of my notifications being filled with stories of innocent people being shot and killed by terrorists. I am equally sick and tired of the perpetrators of these mass killings … Continue reading

In 2019, Some People Seem Surprised That St. Reagan Was a Crappy, Racist President

In the last couple of weeks, an audio recording has been uncovered that seems to surprise a lot of people because it is all about a meeting between St. Ronald of Reagan and Richard Nixon. The surprise seems to revive … Continue reading

If You’re Not Racist, Why DO You Still Support Trump?

Last week, a childhood friend posted an article on Facebook declaring that Donald Trump was a racist, and that anyone who still supported him is racist, too. Predictably, another childhood friend plaintively posted, “That’s not true.” I have never known … Continue reading

Trump’s Only “Strategy”…

It should be obvious by now. I’ve said it a million times and the results of Trump policy should make it obvious… Trump’s only concern while in office is in winning election, and he believes in only appealing to what … Continue reading

More Trump Cruelty: Denying Basic Rights at the Border

As is his tendency, Trump has decided that his approach to immigration could be even crueler than it already was. This speaks to this incredible immaturity; after all, a lot of middle schoolers also believe that the only way to … Continue reading

Wishing Journalists Would Just Do Their Job

It’s high past time that journalists start doing their jobs, and only their jobs, and do them with an eye n informing the public of the facts. I listened to about 85-90 percent of the Mueller hearings Wednesday and what … Continue reading

The Trump Cruelty Continues; This Time, It’s SNAP Cuts

The abject cruelty of the Trump regime continues unabated. In their latest move today, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) has come up with a change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)(Food Stamps) that could end up throwing more than … Continue reading

New Study Shows Common Sense Gun Control Will Likely Work

I have been advocating for common sense gun control policy for damn near 40 years now, and the most frustrating aspect of doing that has to be the dearth of studies available showing the correlation between the easy availability of … Continue reading