Two Weeks to Go: Get Excited, Not Complacent

Look, this is an exciting time to be alive, in a way. It’s one of the worst years I can remember, but dammit, in just two weeks, we can end the year with a huge win. We can save democracy … Continue reading

21 to Go: Competence, Not Miracles…

I know there are a lot of “progressives” out there who want their vote to go to perfection. They want to elect people who will give them free healthcare, free college and free money for all of the poor. They … Continue reading

22 Days to Go: How White Liberals Move Forward

There is one thing we must remember, if we are to go forward as progressives and liberals. You see, getting rid of Donald Trump and the current incarnation of the GOP is just the first step in our political evolution … Continue reading

23 Days to Go: Goodbye GOP; It’s About Damn Time

The Republican Party still like to claim their the “Party of Law & Order,” even though they allow their standard-bearer Trump to get away with breaking all sorts of laws with impunity. The current “First Family could be described in … Continue reading

30 Days to Go: We Have But One Job…

This could be an easy column to write because it seems as if we only have one task moving forward during this election, and that is to make sure Joe Biden wins the presidential election, so we can move on … Continue reading

36 Days to Go: Journalists, Do Your Job!

If/when we beat the hell out of Donald Trump electorally, his replacement and the replacements for all of the Republicans we oust in his wake, will have a lot to do, if they’re to bring the government and society as … Continue reading

37 Days to Go: There’s Nothing “Strong” About Donny

There is a tendency among Trump voters to cite his “strength” as aa key reason they plan to vote for him again. But really, what do these people consider “strong”? Is Trump showing “strength” when he whines about every damn … Continue reading

89 to Go: Don’t Get Happy! Wait for the Votes and Count Them

I have been guilty of this, I admit, but we all have to stop ourselves. It’s a great temptation to look at the poll results and become giddy at the likelihood that Donny’s days are numbered. And the polls do … Continue reading

92 Days to Go: Might There Be a Positive Way to See Trump?

I know many people will hate the title of this column because they can’t think of anything positive about the fact that Donald Trump was elected President. I understand that, and ask you to bare with me as I explain … Continue reading

Fact Checking the State of the Union, Part 2

As is his custom, Donald Trump gave his final State of the Union address yesterday, and used the occasion to cram as many lies as possible into the speech. I fact-checked many of these lies yesterday, but there were still … Continue reading