What Do We Want to Be? Part II – Fiscal Responsibility

There is no bigger joke in the body politic of the United States than when a Republican touts “fiscal responsibility.” They have no concept of what it means to be fiscally responsible and they treat tax dollars as both the product of massive thievery as well as their own personal

What Do We Want to Be? Part I

As a lifelong progressive who really, truly wants to live in the greatest country in the world, I find both the progressive movement and the country at a crossroads. There are two fundamental questions that we as a movement must ask and answer if we are to finally be successful.

Even Republicans Are Getting Tired of This…

There is a tendency on the part of most “political junkies” to lump everyone in a political party or a political subgroup together, as if all tens of millions of people who register that way are largely the same. We suggest they are all of singular mind, as if they

When They Go Low…

Among many on the left, a theme has once again reared its ugly head over the last few days, and it’s a potentially destructive one. You see, they think Al Franken has been victimized by the general “wimpiness” of the Democratic Party.  They claim Democrats don’t “fight,” which means Democrats don’t hit back

We Can Still Kill the GOP Tax Scam: Here’s What’s In It

The first thing you have to keep in mind is, the GOP Tax Scam is still alive and is not law. It has not passed as yet. Not that you would understand that based on the pall that has come over the professional left. The level of defeatism is especially

Trump Admits to Obstruction of Justice

Earlier today, Lord Donny made what could be a major error on his Twitter feed when he Tweeted the following: I had to fire General Flynn because he lied to the Vice President and the FBI. He has pled guilty to those lies. It is a shame because his actions

What’s Trump’s Deal? It’s Simple, Really

A lot of people seem confused as to what Donald Trump is doing with all his public proclamations, Tweets and everything else. Really, it is actually quite easy to figure out. He has been doing this since the first day he rode down the escalator to his first speech. Of

Not as Polarized as Advertised

Let me start out with what may be a startling statement that many of you won’t believe, even though it is true… This country is not really all that divided. At least, it’s no more divided now than it ever has been. I can almost hear the gasps as you

Taking Back Religion from GOP “Christians”

Look; the longer the Trump debacle goes on, the clearer the following becomes. Republican/right-wing so-called “Christians” are to Christ as Charles Manson was to “social revolution.” To call them hypocrites is to short-change them somehow. Hypocrisy is a common human trait; what these people do with the “Word of God”

To Be Effective at Politics, You Need to Know what Politics Is

One of the biggest problems we liberals have is that, by and large, voters don’t like us very much. That should make every one of us sad, because we really are the good guys. Even those on the far left who I rake over the coals quite often are generally

If You’re Not Working for a Democratic Majority, You’re Not Working for Change

I love how certain unicorn progressives think anyone who doesn’t think like they do is some sort of sell-out. Just this morning, some clueless unicorn lover called me names because I suggested that we have no choice but to vote for all Democrats right now. Look; this isn’t my fault;

Sometimes, the Best Thing to Do is to Shut up and Listen

The biggest problem the left has is actually simple to fix. White liberals, especially men, need to learn to sit the hell down and shut the hell up once in a while. There seems to exist a belief that being a “progressive” means talking about everything and having a “conversation”

What’s the Point of This Deficit Exploding Tax Bill?

The Republican tax plan is a joke. If you think you’re going to get a huge tax cut, you’re dumber than a Trump voter. Even when you look at the consolidation of tax brackets from seven to four, the only people to see a major decrease in taxes are married