We Have to Forget “Normal” for 2020

If you’re a political junkie and you haven’t figured out that “normal” is over by now, I feel sorry for you. In the wake of the first Democratic “debates,” I’m seeing all sorts of comments like, “I can’t wait until … Continue reading

How to Save Democracy

See, here’s the problem… Once we as an electorate make a democratic decision, we are stuck with that decision for between two and six years. There is no mechanism in our democracy for a do-over, except to make sure the … Continue reading

Assange Arrested… GOOD!

There is a very good reason why certain elements of our government keep things secret from us. Very few people fail to understand that things like where we keep our nuclear materials should not be widely known and most understand … 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

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

C’Mon House Dems: Start the Impeachment!

I know I’ve written something similar in the recent past, but we need to do our duty as citizens of this country and make sure Democrats in the House do their job and start the investigations and hearings into impeachment. … 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

The Inane Quest for Political Perfection: The Stans

It’s a simple fact that no one is perfect, under any circumstances. And I can’t think of anyone to whom that applies more than a politician. Any politician. Yes, that includes our beloved Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. And it sure as shit … Continue reading

The “Real Progressive” Joke

Earlier this week, I was attacked by some self-righteous (white) “progressive” who told me I wasn’t a “real progressive” because I refused to accept their candidate for president in 2020. (As something of a relief, this time it wasn’t Bernie. … Continue reading

Why NOT Bernie Sanders

I have to admit it; I actually like a lot of what Bernie Sanders has to say. I am a white liberal, after all. I used to look forward to “Brunch With Bernie” every Friday on the Thom Hartmann Show, … Continue reading