It Will End in Resignation (Or a Stroke)

I am surprised and even somewhat disappointed in how little faith many fellow liberals demonstrate in our political system. More surprising is how many of them tend to foster these “Chicken Little” feelings of “Constitutional Crisis” despite not knowing how … 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

There Are No Excuses in the “Richest Country in the World”

While everyone has been obsessed with life in Donny World, the United States passed a remarkable milestone last week, thanks to the Obama Economy. (And no, you cannot give Trump credit; he has done nothing in 16 months, except pile … 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

Understanding the Average Voter

The first thing every progressive should know is, most voters are already preternaturally inclined to vote for the Democratic Party. We’ve known this since the 1930s. Since 1932, registered Democrats have outnumbered registered Republicans by a significant margin, even when … Continue reading

Evangelicals vs Unicorn Progs: What’s the Difference?

The most irritating thing about evangelicals and political “Christians” in general is their insistence on telling us about the Bible, despite the fact that most of them have never read most of it, and all they know is what other … Continue reading

The Boss of America Operates Unchecked: The GOP Must Go

Today is Donald John Trump’s 500th day of “presidenting.” I know, it feels like it’s been about five years, but it’s only been 500 days so far. And the reason it feels like it has been so much longer than … Continue reading

The Bernie Stans Speak… and It Is Not Smart

My post from yesterday, in which I pleaded with Unicorn Progressives to stop undermining the Democratic Party, attracted a lot of attention. A lot of people read it, a lot of people shared it and I received a lot of … Continue reading

Dispelling Unicorn Progressive Myths

Over the last few days, the Unicorn Progressive movement, which consists of educated white people with no common sense and a lot of fear of being displaced within the Democratic Party, has been in overdrive. From Jane Sanders’ pathetic demand … Continue reading

To Change Campaign Finance Laws, Dems Need $$$$$

It doesn’t matter what you think about the campaign finance laws as they stand right now. it is simply a fact that making sure Democrats at all levels collect a shit-ton of cash ahead of every election is absolutely necessary … Continue reading

The Egomania on the Left

It’s depressing to have to say this, but there are just too many times people on the far left are largely the same as the worst denizens on the far right. It’s not so much that they’re as stupid – … 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

Let’s Talk About “Principle”…

It’s amazing how many people who self-describe as “progressive” adopt a political strategy that makes it damn near impossible to create a government that addresses this country’s problems in a progressive way. Either that, or they promote a politician with … Continue reading

Cutting Trump’s Crap on Trade

As of this coming Sunday, Donald Trump will have been in office for 16 months. He started running for president more than three years ago. In that 36 months or more, how is it possible that a man who is … Continue reading

The Progressive Eeyores Have to Go

The ability of human beings to rationalize everything in a way that places the blame elsewhere cannot be overestimated and is remarkable to behold. Following the 2000, 2004, 2010 and 2014 elections, The ability of unicorn progressives to excuse themselves … Continue reading