Rights Are Important; Know What They Are

Let’s talk about rights… I feel like we have to do this because a lot of people don’t seem to understand the concept very much. Their biggest puzzlement seems to revolve around the concept that everyone – all 320 million … Continue reading

Use Your Vote Wisely…

One of the worst aspects of having Donald Trump as “president” come with his and his cronies’ tendency to ignore reality in favor wishful thinking over actual facts. This should surprise no one, really; faith in bullshit is the stock-in-trade … Continue reading

The GOP Has No Principles Left…

One of the most-used tropes in the right-wing’s arsenal, along with their “strict constitutionalist” nonsense (as if any of them have read enough of the proceedings of the Constitutional Convention to know what anyone working on the Constitution thought at … Continue reading

Another Trump Fantasy: Kill All the Drug Dealers

Once more, we are treated to Donald Trump once again showing why we were stupid, as voters, when we allowed this ignorant asshole to rise to the presidency. Today, he made a speech in which he praised China’s government for … Continue reading

More Trump Cruelty: Denying Basic Rights at the Border

As is his tendency, Trump has decided that his approach to immigration could be even crueler than it already was. This speaks to this incredible immaturity; after all, a lot of middle schoolers also believe that the only way to … Continue reading

An Open Letter to the GOP “Base”

I doubt if I will ever understand why so many people in red states continue to vote Republican, and do so habitually. Why do none of them take the time to realize that the Republican leadership is playing them for … Continue reading

Another Repost: Pro-Choice is the Essence of Liberty

This is another post that seems relevant these days, and I wrote it more than 22 years ago. I first published it on April 18, 1997. It is depressing and wrong that it’s still relevant. Men; we have to be … Continue reading

Repost: The Issue is Not “Abortion,” It’s Freedom. As Usual, the GOP is Against Freedom

(I first wrote this almost a year ago and somehow, it seems appropriate to repeat myself about now… – Milt) With the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, an absolute monster gets to make an appointment to the Supreme Court that … Continue reading

It’s Been 400 Years!

A lot of white people don’t realize this, but this year marks a shameful anniversary in the history of this continent and this nation. This year marks 400 years since the first black slaves were brought to this nation to … Continue reading

Welcome to the Real World: The Racism of the GOP

Let me just say this… If you are surprised that today’s Republicans are racist, you really haven’t been paying attention. Over the weekend, the reliably racist Rep. Steve King of Iowa asked the following question of a New York Times … Continue reading