Repost: Proof That the GOP Can’t Govern

As I have pointed out repeatedly, the difference between the Democratic and Republican Parties has never been more stark. The Democratic ideology is about helping as many people as possible, whereas the Republican ideology is all about low taxes and … Continue reading

The Danger Posed by Howard Schultz

As I was watching Howard Schultz on 60 Minutes last night, I couldn’t help but think about how so many people with the best of intentions just do not understand how politics works. And those with the largest egos inevitably … Continue reading

What We Can Do About the Senate

Please stop writing off the Senate on every bill, as if nothing is winnable. We the people are in the process of taking back our government from the current anti-American Republican Party and, if we’re being honest, the Russian government … Continue reading

Donny’s New Slogan

The propaganda never stops… Donald Trump has a new slogan: BUILD A WALL & CRIME WILL FALL!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 23, 2019 Yes, that’s right. After the clear success of “Make America Great Again,” as emblazoned on red … Continue reading

The Squeeze

The “conventional wisdom” is that Republicans always march in lockstep on absolutely everything. Therefore, because that is true, it’s always possible to know what they will do on every issue. What you need to know, however, is that “conventional wisdom” … Continue reading

Welcome to the Real World: The Racism of the GOP

Let me just say this… If you are surprised that today’s Republicans are racist, you really haven’t been paying attention. Over the weekend, the reliably racist Rep. Steve King of Iowa asked the following question of a New York Times … Continue reading

Four Days to Go: The GOP “Small Government” Joke

In the last 20-25 years, I don’t think a day has passed without seeing or hearing a Republican brag about how “small government”It’s really irritating. it would be less so if they actually were “small government.”I mean, I don’t believe … Continue reading

One Week to Go: Calling Out Republican Lies

With a midterm election in which the Republican lie machine is working at full speed, it’s time to correct the record on some of the most blatant lies they are telling in a desperate move to prevent a possible blood … Continue reading

8 Days to Go: Republicans Champion Lottery Capitalism, Which We Can’t Afford

In this absolutely critical election year for our democracy, it is very important that voters understand that one of the key reasons they absolutely must vote Democratic is because the Republican Party is very bad for the economy. Their treatment of … Continue reading

11 Days to Go: The Right to Vote Should Be Sacred to All

Given that every citizen living in this country has the inherent right to vote in every election, it has always puzzled me why everyone has to register in order to do so. It makes no sense. Yes, some people are … Continue reading

13 to Go: The Importance of Common Sense in Democracy

One thing too many “political junkies” don’t seem to have in their repertoire is perspective. They think because they have all the time in the world to obsess over politics and read, watch and listen to everything that tickles their “political” … Continue reading

Cutting the Crap on Immigration Nonsense

There is a reason this blog is called “Please Cut the Crap.” There is just so much bullshit floating around out there, someone has to cut through it and tell you the truth. For example, there’s the hysteria – for … Continue reading

You Have One Job This Election (And the Next 4-5)

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve noticed a parade of “progressives” touting the website for “Project VoteSmart,” in all sorts of media. I’ve heard them on the radio, I’ve seen them on TV, and I have been personally contacted … Continue reading

It’s Not About the Kavanaugh and the GOP, It’s About Democracy and Standards

There is absolutely no way Brett Kavanaugh should be on the Supreme Court. In fact, if this was the Republican Party of even the George W. Bush era, he wouldn’t be. He neither competent or qualified.  I can hear the … Continue reading

With Kavanaugh, the GOP May Be Killing Itself Off. Make Sure We Help

The first question everyone should have regarding Brett Kavanaugh is, why is the entire Republican Party risking their viability as a major party on this lying asshole. Of course, Kavanaugh is a judicial clone of Lord Donny; rich, entitled and … Continue reading