Healthcare Snake Oil

I happen to believe that, once we actually actively work to save the democracy from collapse by encouraging voters to show up instead of helping the current Republican Party in their mission to encourage them to stay home, that we … 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

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

Evangelicals vs Unicorn Progs: What’s the Difference?

The most irritating thing about evangelicals and political “Christians” in general is their insistence on telling us about the Bible, despite the fact that most of them have never read most of it, and all they know is what other … 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

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

The Progressive Eeyores Have to Go

The ability of human beings to rationalize everything in a way that places the blame elsewhere cannot be overestimated and is remarkable to behold. Following the 2000, 2004, 2010 and 2014 elections, The ability of unicorn progressives to excuse themselves … Continue reading