Expecting the Impossible…

If we learn nothing else from the mistake we made with the 2016 election, the main lesson should be that we can’t take government for granted, especially the federal government. The damage that has been done by two of the … Continue reading

The Republicans Are Screwed, But…

…The only question is whether we on the progressive side of the aisle take advantage of it. The pageant the lawyers for Donald J. Trump put together over the past few days was pretty elaborate. At no point did these … Continue reading

Avoiding the “Shiny Keys” of Politics

This country must stop the contentious bickering that constantly occurs in our politics. It’s time to put aside minor differences and get back to building this country into what we all know it can be. It may take a while in … Continue reading

Getting a Progressive Government is Easy. Here’s How…

After every post where I suggest that getting a Democratic majority is phenomenally easy, I get lots of “fan mail” from professional lefties who promise me it’s easier said than done. As usual, they’re wrong. There are two things that … Continue reading

This is Our First Fundraiser in a While; Please Help Out This Independent Blog.

Hello… I haven’t done this for almost two years, even though the cost of running a blog goes up every year. Unlike other blogs, I don’t need to collect thousands per month, but breaking even costs about $120-150 per month; … Continue reading

BS Isn’t Less BS-ey Coming From the Left

Look; I can handle bullshit coming from the far right. In fact, I expect it. That’s about all they have. They have no morals and they think they’re better than everyone else when the opposite is true. Among the most … Continue reading

You May Not Be as “Progressive” as You Think

I get it. I really do. You have decided that you feel so strongly abut your favorite issues that you are a “real progressive.” I mean; You have talked yourself into believing that “Medicare for All” is the only way … Continue reading

Bernie Stans Are Still Attacking Democrats. Stop It.

I’m going to try not to name names, but something tells me the self-described “progressives” responsible for this will let me know when they recognize themselves. On Facebook, there is an increasing frequency of hardcore Bernie die-hards attacking other Democrats … Continue reading

Who’s “Progressive Enough”?

Okay, so Beto O’Rourke announced a run for president Thursday, and immediately, the “usual suspects” have started a major bitch-fest about him. Now, I don’t know if I’ll vote for him in the primary. I actually hoped he would instead … Continue reading

Progressives: We Can’t Change The World Alone…

I read an opinion piece this past weekend in which it was claimed that the Democratic Party was moving “to the left.” The author then proceeded to give the credit to Bernie Sanders and “white liberals” for moving the party … Continue reading