Let’s Talk About “Principle”…

It’s amazing how many people who self-describe as “progressive” adopt a political strategy that makes it damn near impossible to create a government that addresses this country’s problems in a progressive way. Either that, or they promote a politician with … Continue reading

The Progressive Eeyores Have to Go

The ability of human beings to rationalize everything in a way that places the blame elsewhere cannot be overestimated and is remarkable to behold. Following the 2000, 2004, 2010 and 2014 elections, The ability of unicorn progressives to excuse themselves … Continue reading

The Hills to NOT Die on…

Look, I get it. Many of the people who read this blog, as well as many “progressives” who would never read ths blog because I’m not “progressive enough,” think they’re passionate because they choose stupid shit to support, often over … Continue reading

Repost AGAIN: Cutting the Crap on Campaign Finances: “Wall Street” Doesn’t Support Dems. At All.

I’m reposting AGAIN because I feel that I need to. If you claim to be “progressive” and you keep repeating the lie that Democrats get just as much support from toxic industries as Republicans, you need to realize you are … Continue reading

No Democrat is Anything Like a Republican.

The cluelessness of the unicorn left has been in full flower over the past week, at least in my Twitter feed. Over the past few days, a few of them have decided to take me to task for my support … Continue reading

No, Democrats did not “Cave.”

This idea that the Democrats “caved” on the truly shitty deal to reopen the government is such a stupid one, it’s hard to put into words. It shows an anti-Democratic bias that is completely out of place right now, especially … Continue reading

Not as Polarized as Advertised

Let me start out with what may be a startling statement that many of you won’t believe, even though it is true… This country is not really all that divided. At least, it’s no more divided now than it ever … Continue reading

To Be Effective at Politics, You Need to Know what Politics Is

One of the biggest problems we liberals have is that, by and large, voters don’t like us very much. That should make every one of us sad, because we really are the good guys. Even those on the far left … Continue reading

If You’re Not Working for a Democratic Majority, You’re Not Working for Change

I love how certain unicorn progressives think anyone who doesn’t think like they do is some sort of sell-out. Just this morning, some clueless unicorn lover called me names because I suggested that we have no choice but to vote … Continue reading

Sometimes, the Best Thing to Do is to Shut up and Listen

The biggest problem the left has is actually simple to fix. White liberals, especially men, need to learn to sit the hell down and shut the hell up once in a while. There seems to exist a belief that being … Continue reading

A Dose of… Reality #1 – About Bernie and Hillary…

Some random examples of reality that too many “political junkies” seem reticent to accept: Bernie Sanders lost the Democratic Primaries fairly and squarely.  No one “cheated” and it’s ridiculous to believe that the system is “rigged” somehow. The democratic process … Continue reading

A Political Primer for White Liberal Millennials

There is a touching connection going on between white millennial far lefties (whom I am told are the future! Yay!) and old white Hippie-type “progressives,” who are still convinced that they are political geniuses, despite the fact that their last … Continue reading

Principle vs Ego

To all of you people who are STILL always on about “Blue Dogs,” I just have one thing to say: Get a life. You already got rid of most Blue Dogs, to the point that Republicans control everything. And might … Continue reading

The Sinking “Progressive” Ship, the SS Bernie

I really hate to break it to many of you Bernie die-hards, but you are on a ship that has been sinking for years. Actually, the ship has been sinking for almost 50 years. It started to sink in 1968, … Continue reading

White Privilege on the Left

Common Dreams posted this yesterday and also put it in their Facebook page: A Thought for Sanders: Maybe He Should Join the Democratic Party? It’s a thoughtful article. While I don’t agree with everything in it, the basic idea is … Continue reading