Unicorns and Rainbows and Stupid “Progressives”

Okay, so I’m looking at my Facebook feed this morning and I am confronted with an epic 3400-word screed about how Hillary Clinton is, well, a “Republican.” Really. The entire article was so clueless, I felt compelled to use it … Continue reading

The Importance of Common Sense

For the last few days, I have watched as both extreme sides of the political spectrum have gone completely crazy over the concept of Syrian refugees. Yes, I said BOTH SIDES. Look, I am all for bringing in more refugees, … Continue reading

Dear Petulant White “Progressives”…

Okay, so I was listening to the podcast of today’s Stephanie Miller Show (Good bye, Chris LaVoie, you will be missed!) and some white liberal who bragged about being affiliated with Occupy called in because he took offense at the … Continue reading

Heading Toward Apocalypse…

… NOT. See, I generally don’t do that. I don’t believe we’re better off being negative about much of anything, let alone everything. That said, once again we’re here, a day after an election where we are forced to lick … Continue reading

Reposted Yet AGAIN: The “Gerrymandering” Red Herring!

I can’t believe this “gerrymandering” crap still hangs on in October 2015. This is basic math, for chrissakes! To obtain a majority in the House, you need 218 seats. In the 29 states that actually register voters by party, Republicans have … Continue reading

Bernie’s Other Problem…

Bernie Sanders has two serious problems. Obviously, too many of his supporters are dicks, but there’s more… Look, I’m going to start by saying, I like Bernie Sanders. He’s a good man, and he wants to do right by the … Continue reading

What Politics is and Why We Suck at it…

Look; if you’re going to be a political junkie, fine. I used to be one myself, and I understand it; it can be fun  on some level. However, I must warn you to keep perspective. It’s too easy to just … Continue reading

The Only Thing All Progressives Must Agree On…

Two things: One: no single member of any governmental body can do anything  on their own. Whatever a politician tells you they want to do, they cannot do any of it without the cooperation of a majority of the other … Continue reading

Reframing for the Win

One major theme to this blog involves the question, “what do we want the United States of America to be?” It’s an important question, because it seeks to define who we are as a nation, and while many “political junkies,” … Continue reading

Get a Grip!

Today is September 10, 2015. It is the day before a day that we’re supposed to hold in great reverence because it’s the day the Bush Administration let us down and nearly 3,000 Americans perished due to their unwillingness to … Continue reading