Separating Fact from Opinion

To me, the number one thing that should separate the left from the right is the truth; we’re supposed to value it, and they, quite frankly, couldn’t give a shit less about telling the truth. However, sometimes, left wingers suffer … Continue reading

Conspire to Tell the Truth

No matter how desperate you feel, the answer is no, Charles Koch did NOT “endorse” Hillary Clinton. He simply noted two things that most of us have known all along. One is that Hillary Clinton was the likely winner of … Continue reading

The Parties Have Never Been More Different. EVER.

There is not much that truly puzzles me these days. Not really, anyway. But one thing that continues to baffle me is the sheer volume of people on the left side of the aisle – including some who claim significant … Continue reading

Some Words Mean Nothing

“The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.” ― George Carlin I want to talk about two words. Or, more accurately, two terms, that have come into serious overuse this election season; … Continue reading

Don’t Give Me That Do-Goody-Good BS

Money is definitely a problem in the United States. I will not say otherwise. I mean, the fact that Congresscritters have to spend nearly every waking hour trying to raise money so they can keep their jobs is a major … Continue reading

Guest Post: An Honest Appraisal of Bernie Sanders & His Bullies

 Another great piece by @SueinRockville. (And if you’re going to rip her or me for it, you’ll need basic facts to back you up. Just saying…) “No man ever got very high by pulling other people down. The intelligent merchant … Continue reading

The Scourge of the Progressive Movement

Let me ask you a question. Now, this question is rhetorical, so I don’t expect you to answer it for me, although there is a comment section, so feel free. If there is something you should have learned about by … Continue reading

Yes We CAN! and We Have to!

Over the weekend, I was catching up on last week’s Stephanie Miller Show and I heard a “Bernie or Bust” type caller advise everyone that he will never vote for Hillary. I suspect he was a troll caller, since he … Continue reading

All Anyone Can Ask: Get the Facts Right

Those who know me really well know that I obsessively check everything before I say it. Of course, what they don’t always know is why I do that obsessively. I have been burned by “facts” enough times in my past … Continue reading

A Dose of Reality

One of the more irritating aspects of this primary election season is pretty much the same thing that bothered me about 2008. A certain strain of “progressives” seems to have this tendency to deify one candidate and trash the other … Continue reading

The Truth About Delegate Math

I really can’t believe how many people who claim to be “political junkies” don’t even seem to want to understand how primary delegates work. I am getting so sick of people propagating pure bullshit because it doesn’t comport with what … Continue reading

“Bernie or Bust?” You’re an Idiot!

Do you know why progressives always lose? Sit down and read up, folks, because this is important. I came across an article in the Huffington Post by some tool named Russ Belville. Now, I’ve never heard of  this guy before, … Continue reading

Opposition to TPP Tends to Be Silly

I get it. Many who read this blog and many people who label themselves “progressive” hate the very idea of the Trans-Pacific Partnership; you know, the dreaded TPP. But have you ever asked them why they hate the TPP? I … Continue reading

A Progressive Rant, Part II: Bernie Stans

(Before I start, the following does not apply to most supporters of Bernie Sanders, but the extremists, who make sure they are prominent. They know who they are.) You know, there’s a reason why many of us who have worked … Continue reading

Why Bernie’s Defense of Gun Maker Liability Law is a Dealbreaker

It’s mea culpa time. I was planning to vote for Bernie Sanders in the primary when the time came. My original support was for Martin O’Malley, but I was one of, shall we say, not a sea but a droplet … Continue reading