The “Base” is Killing the GOP, But We Still Have to Vote Them Out

It’s too late to figure this out for this year’s election, but at some point, the Republican Party has to figure out that the “base” they have depended upon for so long is dying – both literally and figuratively – … 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

Overcoming the Chaos…

I love what I do with this blog. It’s not like other liberal blogs because it comes from the heart. That’s why, I would appreciate some help. I don’t want to be a typical professional left blog, where I run … Continue reading

The Republican Cult

Far be it for me to praise Bob Corker for much of anything, but when he was asked about the current state of the Republican Party and responded, “It’s becoming a cultish thing, isn’t it?” I had to give him … Continue reading

Republicans Suck at Government. Here is PROOF!

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 Boss of America Operates Unchecked: The GOP Must Go

Today is Donald John Trump’s 500th day of “presidenting.” I know, it feels like it’s been about five years, but it’s only been 500 days so far. And the reason it feels like it has been so much longer than … Continue reading

The Hills to NOT Die on…

Look, I get it. Many of the people who read this blog, as well as many “progressives” who would never read ths blog because I’m not “progressive enough,” think they’re passionate because they choose stupid shit to support, often over … Continue reading

Gun Death by the Numbers

Sometimes, if you want to understand a problem, you need only look at numbers. That is certainly true of the gun problem. In the United States: More than 100,000 people are shot with guns every year. Of those 100,000 gunshots, nearly … Continue reading

A Trade War? Now? More Proof of Trump Incompetence

This morning, seemingly before his “Executive Time,” Trump Tweeted the following: When a country (USA) is losing many billions of dollars on trade with virtually every country it does business with, trade wars are good, and easy to win. Example, … Continue reading

The Truth About the Real Second Amendment

The 27 words in the Second Amendment are easily among the most misunderstood and misinterpreted passages ever written. It doesn’t matter where you fall on the political spectrum, the chances are you are baffled by what it says. I say … Continue reading

The GOP Budget Priorities Show Why They Can’t Govern

This is getting ridiculous. Republicans are not only cruel bullies, they are also irretrievably stupid. The more we read about the Trump budget, the more absurd the whole thing looks. And please don’t let anyone say it’s all Trump’s doing … Continue reading

Some Things Are Just Wrong…

Imagine you are one of the 800,000 people who have been here since they were children and their parents brought them. In other words, imagine you’re 25 or 35 years old and you have been here since you were four … Continue reading

The Trump Infrastructure Fraud

How do I put this? Lord Donny is finally right about something; this country needs a strong push toward greater infrastructure. He’s been hollering about it for almost three years now, and he’s not wrong; if we’re to compete in … Continue reading

In What Way Are the Two Parties Alike?

In reading and discussing politics, there is nothing more depressing than the complete morons who come at me with their sincere-but-truly asinine belief that both major political parties are basically the same. The reason it’s depressing is because it is … Continue reading

Wharton Grad Donny Flubs the Basics of the Stock Market

This morning, Lord Donny Tweeted the following: In the “old days,” when good news was reported, the Stock Market would go up. Today, when good news is reported, the Stock Market goes down. Big mistake, and we have so much … Continue reading