It’s Not About the Kavanaugh and the GOP, It’s About Democracy and Standards

There is absolutely no way Brett Kavanaugh should be on the Supreme Court. In fact, if this was the Republican Party of even the George W. Bush era, he wouldn’t be. He neither competent or qualified.  I can hear the … Continue reading

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

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

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

Both Parties are WHAT Now?

Just this morning, I got a message in the email account reserved for this blog. It was from a “liberal” I have actually known for many years. In other words, I know it’s not a Russian bot. But this person … Continue reading

Overcoming the Chaos…

I love what I do with this blog. It’s not like other liberal blogs because it comes from the heart. That’s why, I would appreciate some help. I don’t want to be a typical professional left blog, where I run … Continue reading

Progressives Should Accentuate the Positive, for a Change

Barack Obama wasn’t just an excellent president, he was also one of the best pure politicians we have ever seen, possibly in history. We know this because he was able to get a black man (himself) elected in a nation … Continue reading

Progressives’ Biggest Problem…

One problem everyone on the left must deal with is the fact that the vast majority of voters really don’t like us very much. Now, i know a lot of white “unicorn progressives” put great stock in being nondescript – … Continue reading

What Do We Want to Be? Part III – The Importance of Hope

It is hard to believe this is a controversial statement, but given the amount of shit I receive every time I say it, it sure seems to be. Yet, I’m going to keep saying it, because it’s absolutely true: The … Continue reading

What Do We Want to Be? Part I

As a lifelong progressive who really, truly wants to live in the greatest country in the world, I find both the progressive movement and the country at a crossroads. There are two fundamental questions that we as a movement must … Continue reading