Progressives Need to Stop Dismissing People of Color

My man interest with this blog is to move the progressive movement forward. That doesn’t mean we all have to agree on everything, it just means we have to all agree that society has to move us in a good … Continue reading

No One is Perfect, But Especially Bernie Stans

No candidate has ever been perfect. I mean, none. That includes FDR, whose campaign in 1932 wasn’t as “progressive” as the current far left would have you believe. Even after he was elected, FDR was very fiscally conservative, which is … Continue reading

We Have to Forget “Normal” for 2020

If you’re a political junkie and you haven’t figured out that “normal” is over by now, I feel sorry for you. In the wake of the first Democratic “debates,” I’m seeing all sorts of comments like, “I can’t wait until … Continue reading

The Myth of the Great Trump Economy

Both the pro-trump and anti-Trump sides of the aisle keep telling us the economy is in remarkable shape. The Trumpers brag about it because they think it will help him gain a second term, while the anti-Trumpers worry that this … Continue reading

The One Impeachable Offense That is Like No Other

One reason those of us who are demanding impeachment are having a difficult time selling it to the public at-large and to Democrats in office in particular, is due to outrage fatigue. You see, Donny Trump has been thumbing his … Continue reading

How to Save Democracy

See, here’s the problem… Once we as an electorate make a democratic decision, we are stuck with that decision for between two and six years. There is no mechanism in our democracy for a do-over, except to make sure the … Continue reading

Why Are We Sitting By?

Every time I check my Twitter feed, I am inundated with “progressive activists” demanding that someone “do something about…” all sorts of things. At the same time, these same people look to blame everyone else for the pox on the … Continue reading

How to Relieve Your Trump Stress

I don’t know how so many people can manage the stress of the Trump years. It’s awful, isn’t it? I mean, we have a lunatic sitting in the White House with his finger on the proverbial nuclear “button,” which sits … Continue reading

Another Repost: Pro-Choice is the Essence of Liberty

This is another post that seems relevant these days, and I wrote it more than 22 years ago. I first published it on April 18, 1997. It is depressing and wrong that it’s still relevant. Men; we have to be … Continue reading

Repost: The Issue is Not “Abortion,” It’s Freedom. As Usual, the GOP is Against Freedom

(I first wrote this almost a year ago and somehow, it seems appropriate to repeat myself about now… – Milt) With the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, an absolute monster gets to make an appointment to the Supreme Court that … Continue reading