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.

Congresscritters who take NRA Money are Accessories to Murder

by @SueinRockville, from her post at Daily Kos Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart”- Anne Frank As we begin to mourn the dead once again after another mass murder in America and with all the … Continue reading

It’s Not About Religion, It’s About Hate

Okay, it’s time to be honest here… In keeping with my basic philosophy, I never use the names of mass shooters, but that will work great in this case. For the sake of this article, let’s call him Biff. Biff was … Continue reading

America the Bloody

So, I wake up this morning to word of the “worst mass shooting in U.S. history,” at a night club in Orlando, Florida, where someone opened fire, killing 50 people and injuring more than 50 others. As far as I … Continue reading

Why Bernie Sanders Lost

Contrary to what many Bernie Stans think, I happen to like Bernie Sanders a lot. Back when I listened to a lot of progressive radio, I used to look forward to Brunch with Bernie on the Thom Hartmann Show and … Continue reading

GOP Right Boobs of the Week: Flip-Flop Edition

by @SueinRockville and @MiltShook For those who still aren’t convinced the GOP is brain-dead and on life support, you’re not paying close enough attention. The emergence of the 17-Klown Klown Kar at the end of last year was only the … Continue reading

Sending Messages and Holding “Them” Accountable

I’ve been around a long time. I’m not old, yet, but I’ve been around a while. No matter how long I’m around, however, I will never understand why PUBs (Progressive Unicorn Brigade, sometimes called “emo progs,” but I’m not a … Continue reading

While Far Lefties Were Sleeping

Over the last few months/years, I have had PUBs (Progressive Unicorn Brigade) and the professional left tell me that the single biggest issue that we have to deal with is “income inequality.” The second biggest? College debt. The third biggest? … Continue reading

Don’t Waste Your Time Fighting With Republicans

I’m a lot like many of you. Some days, we just can’t help it. There are times when we just feel like diving into a Republican right wing fight because we want to “win.” It can feel like a bit … Continue reading

Not as Polarized as Advertised

I don’t know about you guys, but I am sick of the press telling me how “polarized” the politics is. And don’t tell me you haven’t heard or read it. It’s all they talk about. On every issue and every … Continue reading

Here’s the Thing About Privacy

It used to be really easy. If we wanted privacy, we could just stay at home, hide under our covers and keep to ourselves. Alone. No problem, unless we wanted to work for a living. It’s funny, but while we … Continue reading