How to Practice Good Politics

As someone who has been enmeshed in politics since I was 14 and I worked on the ill-fated McGovern campaign, I have come to understand the difference between good politics and bad. Donald Trump is the worst politician I have … Continue reading

Progressives: It’s Not About You, It’s About US. All of Us.

It’s time for all “progressives” to clear their mind and open it up. We liberals have a job to do, and only one of the major parties can do it. But that one party – the Democratic Party – can’t … Continue reading

The 2020 Election Grows in Importance Daily

The Trump reelection campaign is running really scared right now. They are digging hard for dirt on pretty much every Democrat running so far. If one were to guess, I’d say they seem most afraid of Kamala Harris, but they … Continue reading

We Must Re-establish Standards for Government

Before I begin, let me first state that I am not a big proponent of anything being “normal.” In fact, I don’t think “normal” even exists, meaning there is no actual “normal.” However, when it comes to government and the … Continue reading

The Key to Winning 2020 and Beyond: Hope

I won’t even begin to predict the 2020 election, but I will state what should happen. Democrats should expand on our gains in 2018, and gain at least 10-12 seats in the Senate, another 20 in the House, the presidency … Continue reading

Post-Trump, Changes Will Be Needed

Trump is not the problem, he’s a symptom. I know you have heard this a billion times by now, and it is true. However, while it is a very important thing to realize and understand, it is also very important … Continue reading

Time to Grow a Spine, People!

In my life as a pundit/political animal, I live by a simple credo. If what you’re saying doesn’t piss someone off, then what you say probably has no real value. To get where you need to go in the political realm, … Continue reading

Progressives: We Can’t Change The World Alone…

I read an opinion piece this past weekend in which it was claimed that the Democratic Party was moving “to the left.” The author then proceeded to give the credit to Bernie Sanders and “white liberals” for moving the party … Continue reading

Why Bernie Can’t Win: The Bernie Stans

Not that all of you care, but I am adamant about this; we should not trash any other Democratic primary candidate this time around. We have to get used to the concept that we are all on the same side. … Continue reading

The Main Parties Are Not Even Similar

You know the best way to tell a “political junkie” is completely full of shit? They start any sentence with “both parties…” Seriously, no one can compare the two political parties on anything these days. The differences were always there, … Continue reading