39 Days to Go: Trumpers are Full of Crap

A few days ago, I was confronted with the following n my Facebook feed: We all have different views and that is ok! Just because you don’t like our choices doesn’t give you the right to waste millions of dollars … Continue reading

40 Days to Go: We Can Have Great Healthcare, in Time

I just got off the phone with a unicorn progressive who was telling me I was full of shit because I insisted that we can have universal healthcare, like most of the rest of the developed world. She insisted that … Continue reading

41 to Go: Tired and Weary

I have been involved with electoral politics at some level since 1972, when I was just 14 years old. And I used to look forward to it. Every election year, I would get phone calls (now emails) from local politicians … Continue reading

88 Days to Go: The Emphasis Must Be Universal Health Insurance

Try to remember the elation most of us felt in 2010, when President Barack Obama managed to usher through Congress the first national health insurance system in our history, now known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Though a lot … Continue reading

94 Days to Go: Despite the Press, Look at Trump’s Real Record and Oust Him

Over the past week, most of the talk in the media was about a Trump Tweet, in which he suggested the election be delayed, in case he doesn’t get his binky. In other words, he was asking someone else (unnamed, … Continue reading

Use Your Vote Wisely…

One of the worst aspects of having Donald Trump as “president” come with his and his cronies’ tendency to ignore reality in favor wishful thinking over actual facts. This should surprise no one, really; faith in bullshit is the stock-in-trade … 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

Too Much “Winning”?

Back when he was running for president in 2015-2016, one of Donald J. Trump’s most popular boasts was that, as “president,” the United States would be “winners” so often that we would get tired of winning. He won through a … Continue reading