Feeling A Little Bit Bad for the Rank-and-File GOP

I think I have said this before, but there are many rank-and-file Republicans I feel sorry for because their party has become so absolutely awful and they seem to have no idea. I get it; being a news junkie or … Continue reading

The “Public Interest”?

I have a radical idea… How about we let the public decide what is and isn’t in the “public interest”? Alan Dershowitz, as Donald Trump’s personal impeachment lawyer, has adopted the “argument” that, if Donald Trump is acting in what … Continue reading

The “Strong Economy” is Unlikely to Save Donny

A lot of what we hear from the right-wing is their certainty that Donald Trump will win another term as president. This, despite the fact that the numbers that matter do not favor that as a likelihood at all. This … Continue reading

Opinions Are Like… You Know…

You’ve heard the phrase, “everyone is entitled to their opinion” before, right? Well, I think we all can agree with one thing; We live in a society that values free speech, so if you utter an opinion about anything, you … Continue reading

Avoiding the “Shiny Keys” of Politics

This country must stop the contentious bickering that constantly occurs in our politics. It’s time to put aside minor differences and get back to building this country into what we all know it can be. It may take a while in … Continue reading

Being a “Political Junkie” is a Luxury Many Cannot Afford

For nearly 250 years now, we have lived in one of the most stable democracies in world history. We are still that, but there are signs that such stability may be in trouble. And the reason for that is actually … Continue reading

Democracy – Use It or Lose It

Many Americans are extremely over-stressed right now, and a major reason for that is Donald Trump and his tendency to treat democracy as an afterthought. That said, this has been a major tendency of the Republican Party for almost a … Continue reading

Getting a Progressive Government is Easy. Here’s How…

After every post where I suggest that getting a Democratic majority is phenomenally easy, I get lots of “fan mail” from professional lefties who promise me it’s easier said than done. As usual, they’re wrong. There are two things that … Continue reading

This is Our First Fundraiser in a While; Please Help Out This Independent Blog.

Hello… I haven’t done this for almost two years, even though the cost of running a blog goes up every year. Unlike other blogs, I don’t need to collect thousands per month, but breaking even costs about $120-150 per month; … Continue reading

Which “Medicare For All” System Can We Pass?

There seems to be many very loud people who think they can just force everyone in the country onto a government-paid health insurance system, and few, if any, will complain about it. These same people seem to think we can … Continue reading