Here’s a Clue for White Liberal “Political Junkies”

What is it about so-called “political junkies” that makes them watch “the news” and “follow politics” constantly, and yet get nothing out of it? How is it possible to be a “political activist” for upwards of 40-50 years and not … Continue reading

White Unicorn “Progressives” are NOT the Democratic Base.

Many “progressives” out there seem to believe merely being “liberal” or “progressive” automatically qualifies them to be part of the “Democratic base.”  As usual, they would be wrong. To qualify as part of the Democratic base, you must first demonstrate a virtually unwavering … Continue reading

“Progressives”: Stop Attacking Democrats

It’s hard to believe, really… We have just over two months until the most important and consequential midterm election in our lives and the beginning of the most consequential period in the history of our democracy, and there are still … Continue reading

More on Glenn Greenwald

There is so much more about Glenn Greenwald that deserves discussion. After I posted yesterday, I received a lot of angry email and other messages from people who think Greenwald is a truth-teller and – this one makes me gag … Continue reading

Glenn Greenwald’s Latest Shows Nothing’s Changed.

Thought he’s been relatively quietly peddling his own faux “progressive” drivel to the select few who read his inane blogging on “The Intercept,” for the most part, professional bullshit artist Glenn Greenwald is back at it again. This time, he … Continue reading

How We Save Democracy

There are two things we can’t afford to do as Democrats, progressives or liberals: We cannot lose hope. I know this is a tough time for anyone who loves this country, or human beings in general. The complete pile of … Continue reading

There is One March That’s Missing…

The progressive movement has a great penchant for holding marches for everything. When I used to work in DC, I would sometimes schedule some of my work for Saturday, so I could later march against the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. … Continue reading

About “Your Revolution”…

Okay, let me start with what should be obvious to everyone who pays attention to politics right now. Read this carefully, unicorn progressives: The very notion of “Our Revolution” being led by white upper-middle-class (mostly male) liberals is absurd on … Continue reading

The Only Thing the GOP Base Cares About

I have probably said this a million times on this blog, but you have to understand the real motivation the right wing Republican base has for EVERYTHING. And when I say everything, I mean exactly that. They hate liberals. Does … Continue reading

Stop Being Negative! We Have One Job This Year…

The number one strategy of the Republican Party in every election is to do and say anything they can do depress turnout. This is not even questionable. I first heard about this when my first political mentor, who was a … Continue reading