There is Nothing Dishonest About Hillary

There are two things that drive the news media. One is ratings or clicks. The other is making you feel uneasy enough to go to them and either watch, listen or click. In other words, what many refer to as … Continue reading

Select Your Media Like Underwear

I get it, I really do. Like many of you, I grew up at a time when we were lucky to have access to a few newspapers, a couple of half-hour news programs each evening and maybe, if we lived … Continue reading

The Progressive Click-Bait Epidemic: Robert Reich

I am finally finishing my new book about the unicorn left, which will be finished as soon as I can finish the cover and upload it. The book is about the damage these people are doing to the progressive movement … Continue reading

Alt-Right, My Ass

I wasn’t sure how I felt about the suddenly-popular term “alt-right” at first, but now I flat-out reject it. Given that the Republican Party made a conscious decision to recruit racists and bigots into their fold way back in 1964 … Continue reading

Trump Republican of the Day: Governor Scott Walker

I see Scott Walker Tweeting all sorts of negative anti-Hillary BS for public consumption, but it seems that many of Walker’s public appearances are, well, a lot less than “public.”┬áLast month, Rep. Dana Wachs, who is considering a run for … Continue reading

No Room for Progressive Complacency

We really can’t afford to be complacent. I mean that more literally than I have ever meant it. Yes, I know – every election in the last 20 years has been “the most important in our lifetime.” You’re tired of … Continue reading

The Real Founders of ISIL

Donald Trump seems to be confused, but he’s not. When it comes to talking about ISIL/Daesh, Trump is doing what he’s done all along; his people are listening to and reading the professional right wing and he’s mimicking whatever they … Continue reading

About Cartoon Hillary…

If there is one thing that makes this election different than past elections, it is in the sheer volume of bullshit being flung about. There are times when I feel like I’m in the monkey cage at the zoo. Of … Continue reading

The GOP’s Vision of an Economic Hellscape is BS

If you watched the Republican Convention a couple weeks ago, you saw a major political party tell you the United States is pretty much an economic hellscape. If you listened to their rhetoric and took seriously, you had to walk … Continue reading

Trump: Dead Man Walking? We Can’t Afford to Think So

I have been saying all along that Donald Trump is not running for president because he wants to be president. All of us thought he would have a snowball’s chance in hell because we figured the GOP and the RNC … Continue reading