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

Trump Should Lose in 2020, But We Still Have to Play Politics Better…

While Donald Trump loves to Tweet about how much support he has and he loves to claim the Democrats are impeaching him because they know we have no chance of beating him legitimately in next year’s election. As usual, he … Continue reading

Why I’m Endorsing No One (For Now)

I know it’s hard to remember, but there are still more than two months before the first votes of the Democratic Primary are cast, and at least four months before the nomination will even begin to take shape. And that … Continue reading

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