The Cult of Bernie

The obsession with Bernie Sanders is easily the most puzzling thing in American politics, especially when it comes to the progressive “movement.” The most puzzling aspect of the Bernie cult is how isolated they seem to be from reality. Not … Continue reading

Say Goodnight, Donny

Yesterday was glorious… Those of us who have been paying attention all along knew Lord Donny of Trump knew Trump has been lying every time he said “no collusion,” but knowing something based on evidence is not the same as … Continue reading

More on Glenn Greenwald

There is so much more about Glenn Greenwald that deserves discussion. After I posted yesterday, I received a lot of angry email and other messages from people who think Greenwald is a truth-teller and – this one makes me gag … Continue reading

How We Save Democracy

There are two things we can’t afford to do as Democrats, progressives or liberals: We cannot lose hope. I know this is a tough time for anyone who loves this country, or human beings in general. The complete pile of … Continue reading

It’s Not About Abortion, But Freedom

With the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, an absolute monster gets to make an appointment to the Supreme Court that could have repercussions for decades to come. In fact, Lord Donny has promised to make an appointment to the Court … Continue reading

There is One March That’s Missing…

The progressive movement has a great penchant for holding marches for everything. When I used to work in DC, I would sometimes schedule some of my work for Saturday, so I could later march against the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. … Continue reading

About “Your Revolution”…

Okay, let me start with what should be obvious to everyone who pays attention to politics right now. Read this carefully, unicorn progressives: The very notion of “Our Revolution” being led by white upper-middle-class (mostly male) liberals is absurd on … Continue reading

Kiss My Civil Ass

I was thinking back, and the first time I ever waded into the political discussion waters online was in early September 1995, which means it’s been about 2 months shy of 23 years. At first, I argued in several forums … Continue reading

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