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.

Why I’m Endorsing No One (For Now)

I know it’s hard to remember, but there are still more than two months before the first votes of the Democratic Primary are cast, and at least four months before the nomination will even begin to take shape. And that … Continue reading

Stop Saying He Can’t Be Convicted. This is No Time for Eeyore Politics!

Look, I get it… Passing Articles oof impeachment against the giant orange toddler in the White House will be relatively easy, but once he goes on trial in the Senate, if the Republican holds true to its nature these days, … Continue reading

Climate Change is THE Issue

Trumpers and other climate change deniers, listen up – Most of us who pay attention to the world around us KNOW the climate is changing all over the world. that humans caused the climate to change. We also know that … Continue reading

It’s Time All of Trump’s Enablers Paid the Price

It turns out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s intent to screw Democrats and in turn, the American people, may not be motivated by doing his best for Donny Trump after all. This is obvious now because he is scrambling to … Continue reading

They All Have to Go

It is important to note that our beef with Trump isn’t actually about Trump. You see, Trump isn’t the problem, he’s a symptom. It’s not hard to imagine someone accidentally becoming president and then envisioning giving himself special powers. A … Continue reading

The Trade War and Why Little Lindsey is Full of Crap

I’d say that Donald Trump can’t be this stupid, but we’ve all seen him operate in the last few years. For the second time in my lifetime, I am wondering if we’re veering into oblivion and wondering if we can … Continue reading

Goldwater Rule Be Damned: Professionals Must Call Out Trump’s Craziness

A lot more people are finally starting to speculat that Donald Trump may very well be, in the words of Randall Patrick McMurphy, a full-on “bull goose loony.” This is not the first time, of course. Many of us have … Continue reading

No Longer Are There Excuses for Doing Nothing About Guns

I have been advocating for sensible gun control since 1982, when a friend of mine was shot and killed in a robbery of the store he worked in and another killed himself by putting a gun in his mouth and … Continue reading

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