96 To Go: We Have to Work to Protect and Encourage the Vote

There is a built-in problem with democracy, and it has to do with who gets to vote. Ot, at least, who should get to vote, which is everyone. Under the best of circumstances, a lot of truly idiotic people get … Continue reading

97 to Go: Why are WE “Condescending” When We Point Out BS?

right wing snowflakes are easily triggered

This is something I have always wondered… For some reason, when someone, especially someone on the far right, says something profoundly stupid – which they do a lot – if we bother to correct the record and call out the … Continue reading

98 to Go: Stick to Facts; Trumpers Sure Won’t

(Before I start, let me say, when I discuss Republicans, I am largely referring to the leadership of the party, not rank-and=file Republican voters.) Yesterday, someone who has been a friend on my Facebook page just decided it was time … Continue reading

99 Days to Go: We Have But One Job This Year…

As of today, July 27, 2020, there are 99 days to go until the 2020 election. Of course, the presidential election is arguably the most important, but there is a lot more for us to do than to replace Lord … Continue reading

One Reason They ALL Have to Go – NOW!

The 2020 election is well underway. In fact, the campaigns are coming fast and furious, at all levels of government. And one thing is clear; Liberals are largely hopeful of creating a country that actually lives up to our ideals. … Continue reading

Fixing This Mess: Step One

In 2016, Trump went out of his way to portray America and its economy as a stinking hellhole that needed to be raised from the dead. No one in their right mind believed him then, which is how those who … Continue reading

It’s Not Just Trump… The Entire GOP Fails at Governing; Look at the Record

I wrote the previous update of this article just before the 2018 election, the first of two “Blue Tsunami” elections, but I like keeping this on the record. After all, it is important to make sure everyone has access to … Continue reading

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

Screaming is NOT a Political Strategy – Stick to Sanity

I want to ask a very simple question to start this exercise… If you think tearing down the other candidates on your side is a winning strategy, I’d like you to show me that’s true. I’m serious; when was the … Continue reading

The GOP Has No Principles Left…

One of the most-used tropes in the right-wing’s arsenal, along with their “strict constitutionalist” nonsense (as if any of them have read enough of the proceedings of the Constitutional Convention to know what anyone working on the Constitution thought at … Continue reading