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.

DNC 2016 Speechifying – Final Night

Once again, there was simply too many great speeches and excellent words spoken last night to fit into a single podcast. Last night proved once again that there is the starkest of differences between the current Democratic Party and the … Continue reading

Donnie, Paulie & Vlad? Is Trump a Clear & Present Danger to U.S.?

by @SueinRockville – Originally posted at Daily Kos Most people have no idea who Trump’s Campaign Manager Paul Manafort (aka “Paulie Walnuts”) really is. Wikipedia states that he has been involved in Republican political campaigns since 1976. Besides helping candidates … Continue reading

DNC Speechifying, Part 2 – Compare to the RNC

Once again, there have been too many great speeches at the Democratic Convention to do them justice in a single podcast, so take some time and watch them here (these are in no particular order): Mark Kelly and Gabby Giffords … Continue reading

You Haz Feelz? Too Bad.

This will be the last post on this blog about Bernie Stans. I mean the last one. No more. In fact, it’s really not about them; I just plan to use them as an object lesson. Last night, after Bill Clinton … Continue reading

Hope and Change Redux

You know what was great about last night? The Democrats restored the progressive movement to what it should be, and that is a positive, hopeful movement in which we promote hopeful policies. What ever happened to that? When did the … Continue reading

Democratic National Convention – Day One Speechifying

The first night of the DNC was certainly better than the first night of the RNC. Of course, we can’t boast of such great minds as Scott Baio, Willie Robertson and Rudy “Noun/Verb/9-11” Giuliani, but we have people with actual … Continue reading

Truth Matters: Pre-DNC Crap Cuts

I have been bombarded with so much crap the last few days, I have no choice but to cut it. We face the most perilous election in American history. If George W. Bush was running for a third term, even that … Continue reading

GOP Right Boobs of the Week: RNC Post Mortem Edition

By @SueinRockville and Milt Shook Everyone predicted at the start of Monday’s GOP Convention a clusterfuck of epic proportions.  We knew it would be a 4 date hate-fest of lies about Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama & the dangerous Democrats. However, … Continue reading

Do What’s Right for Everyone

I’m very progressive. I think I’ve said that a few times. A lot of people claim that I’m not very progressive because I put more emphasis on who available in the process is most likely to listen to progressives when … Continue reading

Why Voting Jill Stein is a Wasted Vote

This election shouldn’t even be close. There are only two candidates running for president who have a reasonable chance of winning a majority of electoral votes and one of them has zero political experience, no political skills, is thin-skinned and … Continue reading