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.

No Enthusiasm? Bull.

One very serious problem with the media narrative for this year’s election is that it doesn’t center on anything factual. Facts have given way to speculation and conjecture. Now, part of that is because there are so many aspects to … Continue reading

Republican Right Boobs of the Week: Trump Clinches Edition

While my friend @sueinrockville spends some time with her family, I get to keep up our new tradition on my own this week. There is a lot of Trump news, as always. Republicans have to be crazy as loons to … Continue reading

My Two Cents: Trump vs. Bernie? Why?

Okay, I opened up comments – for now – so can someone please explain to me, what would be the purpose of a debate between Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders? They both appeal to largely the same people, albeit on … Continue reading

The Progressive Circular Firing Squad

Once again, we see the far left’s tendency to try to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.  This election year, we have a unique opportunity. On the Republican side, we have the weakest presidential candidate in the history of … Continue reading

The Facts About Gun Violence

The NRA has been sending the following ad far and wide to get the gunloons excited about guns and overall gun looniness. It actually conceptualizes the average American good ole boy standing up to ISIS and blowing them all away … Continue reading

It’s Just Not That Simple

You know, one of the main problems with speaking about politics in platitudes is that no one else but you necessarily knows what you’re talking about. Likewise, if you’re a big fan of sound bites to the point that everything … Continue reading

Republican Right Boobs of the Week – Perverted “Family Values” Edition

by @SueinRockville and Milt The week in GOP silliness is both enlightening and highly perverted. What is it about the obsession with anything sexual demonstrated by modern-day Republicans? As always, when you talk about Right Boobs, Donald Trump is at … Continue reading

Obama Has Made Us Proud

I have to admit, I’m puzzled. I was in a discussion (okay, argument) last weekend with someone who leans pretty far to the right. I’m not talking about “white supremacist” right, but he used to listen to Rush Limbaugh, although … Continue reading

Voting Blue is the Only Progressive Choice. For Now.

I know many progressives who are absolutely committed to electing 5-6 hardcore progressives in every election, and that’s a good thing. I have no problem with that at all becaise we need as many progressives as possible in government.  Progressives … Continue reading

Stop Your Whining!

I have said before, I like Bernie Sanders. I like him and what he stands for, and this is not about him at all. This is about some of his loudest supporters, who have been insufferable for a year, but … Continue reading