Two Weeks to Go: Get Excited, Not Complacent

Look, this is an exciting time to be alive, in a way. It’s one of the worst years I can remember, but dammit, in just two weeks, we can end the year with a huge win. We can save democracy … Continue reading

14 Days Left: After We Win…

Alright… suppose we get exactly what we want and Trump gets his ass handed to him on November 3, and his last full day is scheduled for January 19, 2021? After he’s gone, then what? I mean, sure, we’ll be … Continue reading

15 Days to Go: How Liberals Can Get Better Moving Forward

I haven’t done this in a while, but after the past week or so, when I have been confronted with white “progressives” who seem intent on keeping Donald Trump in office, I feel it’s my duty. There are actually more … Continue reading

16 Days to Go: The Progressive Thing to Do is to Support Biden

Every day, I see/hear about some self-proclaimed “progressive who comes up with an excuse as to why he (it’s usually a white guy, not many women) “can’t” vote for Joe Biden. Seriously, in 2020, where the only viable choices for … Continue reading

17 Days to Go: End the Politics of Stupid, Part II

As I said yesterday, this election is our opportunity to end the Politics of Stupid, once and for all. And don’t say we can’t do it. Our parents and grandparents did so in 1932, when the inaction of the GOP … Continue reading

33 Days to Go: Sorry, But This Ain’t the 60s…

When “president pretend” Donald J. Trump was asked during the debate about the protests of police brutality against People of Color, he presented an image of “left-wing groups, not right wing groups. When asked after the debate hw he thought … Continue reading

40 Days to Go: We Can Have Great Healthcare, in Time

I just got off the phone with a unicorn progressive who was telling me I was full of shit because I insisted that we can have universal healthcare, like most of the rest of the developed world. She insisted that … Continue reading

42 Days to Go: Stop Wishing; Just VOTE!

If there is one thing the professional left loves more than anything is to craft some sort of far-fetched way in which we “progressives” can win and positing that as a “do or die” performance point, n matter how insane … Continue reading

Progressives: Leave the Purity Tests for the Right!

Too often, I look at the self-described “progressive blogosphere,” as Arianna Huffington once called it, and I wonder if they realize that “progressive” isn’t the name of an exclusive club. Apparently, according to some liberals, in order to be a … Continue reading

Use Your Vote Wisely…

One of the worst aspects of having Donald Trump as “president” come with his and his cronies’ tendency to ignore reality in favor wishful thinking over actual facts. This should surprise no one, really; faith in bullshit is the stock-in-trade … Continue reading