Both Parties are WHAT Now?

Just this morning, I got a message in the email account reserved for this blog. It was from a “liberal” I have actually known for many years. In other words, I know it’s not a Russian bot. But this person … Continue reading

The Only Thing the GOP Base Cares About

I have probably said this a million times on this blog, but you have to understand the real motivation the right wing Republican base has for EVERYTHING. And when I say everything, I mean exactly that. They hate liberals. Does … Continue reading

Stop Being Negative! We Have One Job This Year…

The number one strategy of the Republican Party in every election is to do and say anything they can do depress turnout. This is not even questionable. I first heard about this when my first political mentor, who was a … Continue reading

Understanding the Average Voter

The first thing every progressive should know is, most voters are already preternaturally inclined to vote for the Democratic Party. We’ve known this since the 1930s. Since 1932, registered Democrats have outnumbered registered Republicans by a significant margin, even when … Continue reading

There is no “Constitutional Crisis.”

Everyone take a deep breath… There is no constitutional crisis. Yet. And there likely won’t be. Look; just because Donald Trump makes a declaration that he can pardon himself doesn’t mean that he can, or that he will even try. … Continue reading

The Bernie Stans Speak… and It Is Not Smart

My post from yesterday, in which I pleaded with Unicorn Progressives to stop undermining the Democratic Party, attracted a lot of attention. A lot of people read it, a lot of people shared it and I received a lot of … Continue reading

Dispelling Unicorn Progressive Myths

Over the last few days, the Unicorn Progressive movement, which consists of educated white people with no common sense and a lot of fear of being displaced within the Democratic Party, has been in overdrive. From Jane Sanders’ pathetic demand … Continue reading

The Egomania on the Left

It’s depressing to have to say this, but there are just too many times people on the far left are largely the same as the worst denizens on the far right. It’s not so much that they’re as stupid – … Continue reading

Progressives Should Accentuate the Positive, for a Change

Barack Obama wasn’t just an excellent president, he was also one of the best pure politicians we have ever seen, possibly in history. We know this because he was able to get a black man (himself) elected in a nation … Continue reading

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

Where the Hell is the “Liberal Message”?

I ask this question a lot on this blog because the answer to the question is incredibly important. Why do we fail so often and so miserably, especially when we know damn well that more American voters are on our … Continue reading

Progressives’ Biggest Problem…

One problem everyone on the left must deal with is the fact that the vast majority of voters really don’t like us very much. Now, i know a lot of white “unicorn progressives” put great stock in being nondescript – … Continue reading

A Return to Civil Discourse

There is a lot to worry about when it comes to the Trump regime. Thankfully, there are some checks and balances that seem to be keeping Trump from doing everything his “base” tells him he has to do, but the … Continue reading

Back to the Grind…

Okay, I’m back. For good this time. I have to admit, my extended absence from this blog was for a very simple reason; I was tired. Tired of a lot of things. Among them: Tired of the constant barrage of … Continue reading

Toward a More Rational Gun Control Debate

When the subject is guns, everyone just gets crazy sometimes. That’s cool; it’s a tough subject and it’s very emotional. And the reason it’s an emotional is because the purpose of guns is to take lives. Not just human lives, … Continue reading