It’s Time to Remove the Mentally Ill Person From the White House

I happened across Donald Trump’s CPAC speech last night and made the mistake of starting to watch it. I made it through about 15 minutes of it, which is a minor miracle; I usually have a visceral reaction to hearing … Continue reading

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