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

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