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Being Better Liberals
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The Yellow Brick Road Ahead…

The most difficult aspect of this past election could very well be the denial that has come from far too many on the far left. Look at the pro left in recent days. With ten days to go before inauguration, a great many of these folks are still hanging onto …

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Being Better Liberals

The Real (Snow)Flakes

I dunno about you, but I’m tired of being called a “delicate snowflake.” It was perhaps amusing at first, but now it’s just ironic. I mean, the people referring to liberals as “delicate snowflakes” have as a hero someone who cannot take even the smallest slight without lashing out at …

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Being Better Liberals
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Look at the Big Picture

I’ll get into this to a greater degree in a separate post, but we are not really as “polarized” as the media likes to claim. What we actually have is two really loud extremes; the right wing has both a short-term and a long-term goal of “winning,” while the far …

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Being Better Liberals
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The Tone Deafness of the Unicorn Left

As I keep saying, there is a clear reason why liberals and progressives always come out on the short end of the stick. And we should also know and understand that reason. It’s because a small-but-really-loud strain of unicorn progressives prefer drama over reality and almost always go after Democrats for being …

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Civil Rights

Major Flashback: Pro-Choice is the Essence of Liberty

For the New Year, I decided to repost something I wrote and published for the first time on April 18, 1997. It’s depressing, in a way, that it’s even more fitting now than it was when I wrote it. Women’s rights will be under assault like never before. We all …

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Being Better Liberals
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Destructive Anger

Oh, my God, people! Get a grip. I get it. The prospect of Donald Trump becoming president is scary as hell. I was hoping that the Electoral College would do the right thing, but I wasn’t expecting it. It would have been even more unprecedented than Trump, the most completely …

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Crap Cutting 101
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Fight Smart

There is something about appearing to “fight” that seems to appeal to many “progressives.” It’s gotten somewhat pathetic, if I’m being honest. It’s pathetic because their impression of “fighting” is almost as bad as the right wing’s. Do you realize why so many Republicans who objected to Donald Trump “in …

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Being Better Liberals
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Avoiding Reponsibility

Many years ago, I was a very successful retail manager. My last retail management job featured me taking a small electronics store in a high-end shopping mall and turning it from a money loser to making a substantial profit within a year. I did such a great job that the …

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Being Better Liberals
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Being Liberal Means Being a Democrat…

There’s no other choice… Look, government is important to all of us. It is how we, as a society, manage to make society better and preserve our human rights. Strong government has been demonstrated to make us better as a people; it is how we all get together and do …

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Election 2016
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Guest Re-Post: @SueinRockville: Donald J. Trump: Putin’s Useful Idiot

Originally Posted at Daily Kos: Donald J. Trump: Putin’s Useful Idiot WHY?* (*hint #FollowTheMoney) WHY RUSSIA HELPED TRUMP? On 4/4/2016, Lilia Shevtsova wrote in The American Interest about the powerful effect of US-European sanctions against Russia and Syria. Frozen assets in the U.S. of the oligarch Yuri Kovalchuk, a close …

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Crap Cutting 101
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A Message for Hardcore Bernie Stans

There is a strain of liberals and progressives out there who are now demanding that “the Democrats” change because they “keep losing” and because they believe the sure way to stop losing is to do what this strain of progressives thinks should happen. Well, I have one thing to say …

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Crap Cutting 101

If the Election Goes to the House, They’ll Choose… Trump. Here’s Why

A lot of people have taken me to task for my belief that, given the opportunity to choose a president, I’m pretty sure the Republican-run House will choose… Donald Trump. I’ve had a lot of “political junkies” assure me that the House Republicans are aching for an opportunity to get …

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Crap Cutting 101
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When Unicorn Progs Lose Common Sense

Seriously, is this some sort of lefty psychosis? I was sent the following video this morning, with a plea to electors to do their job and not allow Donald Trump to become president. Essentially, these highly intelligent progressive celebrities made a great plea to electors to explain their job and …

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Democrats

An Open Letter to Electors

Dear 2016 Electors, I know. When you took this job, you figured it was just a matter of doing what was right for your party. You’re a long-time Republican and you wanted to do something really cool to show your party how much you love it. I truly get that. …

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Crap Cutting 101
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The Free Press Needs to Be Responsible

You know, it’s a funny thing about Americans… We are all aware that we have rights under the Constitution and many of us are hypersensitive about those whom we envision as usurping those rights. Unfortunately, a great many of us don’t understand how rights work. The Constitution only protects us from …

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Being Better Liberals
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Wasting Time by Manufacturing Outrage

It is a unique talent that unicorn progressives and the professional left have; to manufacture outrage. They’re very prolific. And I must admit, such a thing does draw clicks. That’s because unicorn progressives don’t seem happy unless they’re phenomenally pissed off about something. In fact, a frequent throwaway line for …

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Being Better Liberals
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How’d That Work Out for You? 

This is an important time for the progressive movement. It is a time for all liberals to work together for once. It’s a time for everyone on the left to organize and work together to fend off what could turn out to be one of the most trying times in …

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Crap Cutting 101
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Who Are Unicorn Progressives?

Just yesterday, someone I know suggested that the Democrats are “pussies” (yes, he used that term) because they’re not demanding a recount hard enough. Now, I covered this in a previous post, but recounts are not easy under the best of circumstances. Also, there is a possibility that a recount …

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Election 2016
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What have Democrats and Republicans Done? The Same, My Ass

This is totally separate from my series on the difference between current Democrats and current Republicans, but have you ever really compared the overall record of the two parties, over time? It’s pretty enlightening and shuts down those who claim the parties are the same. Put down the hallucinogenics. A list …

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Economy
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PCTC: No, Trump Didn’t Save 1,000 Carrier Jobs

We have all heard about the incredible job Donald Trump did in keeping all those jobs at a Carrier plant in Indiana. How could you not hear it? With the loudest media voices screaming about it, it was hard to miss. It was as if the new – nope, not …

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