Social Democracy is not Socialism, but a mixed economic approach that balances the strengths of capitalism with a deep commitment to social justice. I’ve been flying the flag of the Weimar Republic’s Iron Front a lot lately. If you don’t … Continue reading A New Symbol for Progressive Democracy
The Biden Can’t Beat Trump meme is powerful these days, and it’s an opinion held by some people I have a lot of respect for. But. Look, I hate Biden for all the reasons every sensible progressive does. But it’s … Continue reading Joe Can’t Win! Really? Let’s Review….
Send lawyers, guns, and money
Dad get me out of this
Robert Reich’s analysis is worth a read. Continue reading “For incremental reform, vote Bernie”
What will Hillary’s legacy be? She needs to decide now… Continue reading “Hillary Clinton is a Russian asset. Discuss.”
Sure, it may bring down civilization as we know it, but we’ll all die laughing. Continue reading “Trump’s Space Force Logo WTF: the greatest troll in human history”
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? – Mark 8:36 Continue reading “Imagine what it’s like being Donald Trump”
“Waldo, the question is what are you doing out there?” Continue reading “Civil disobedience is now mandatory”
With evidence of Trump’s corruption mounting the hot topic around DC is naturally
impeachment Hunter Biden…
Continue reading “Hunter Biden: The GOP Declares victory over incredulity”
A case has been made that Harris is anything but progressive, is terrible on civil rights and has a particularly nasty track record when it comes to blacks. Harris needs to respond. Continue reading “If Kamala Harris were white we’d be calling her a racist”
The office of the presidency is too damned powerful. Continue reading “The executive order is becoming a serious problem for the US”
You are what you pimp. Continue reading “Steven Mnuchin is a fork-tongued colostomy bag”
Beto has announced for President. Now to see if we can figure out who he actually is. Continue reading “Who the hell is Beto O’Rourke, anyway?”
[UPDATED] All the estimates you’re seeing on the cost of Das Trumpenwand are leaving something out. Something important. And really, really expensive. Continue reading “Trump’s Wall vs the Berlin Wall: how much would it really cost? (Hint: more than you think)”
It’s a new world order. Continue reading “A day of mourning for George HW Bush”
Vote. It matters more than it ever has in your life. Continue reading “It’s Election Day. Go Vote.”
Who is Turning Point USA and what is Kurt Russell afraid to say?
You may have seen this one on your social media lately.
There are multiple things here that I wonder about. Continue reading “About that Kurt Russell / Turning Point USA / “political correctness” meme”
Welcome to the GOP Family Feud, where there’s no answer so bad it won’t elicit enthusiastic, unanimous support. Ever watch Family Feud? It seems like this moment happens in every show. The question is something like “name a popular item … Continue reading Trump’s GOP: the Family Feud party
I’m glad no innocent people died. But the incident comes closer to proving the NRA wrong than right.
Let’s all be glad no innocent people were killed. Period.
Let’s also attend closely to the facts before the NRA arrives claiming that good guys with guns, or whatever.
Two points need making about this incident.
First, there was no deterrence. For years my pro-NRA friends have assured me that “an armed population is a polite one.” Nobody in their right mind would draw a gun when they know others might be armed. Continue reading “Did OKC shooting prove “good guy with a gun” theory? On the contrary…”
A shoot-first state is a police state. America must do better. Continue reading “Protect and serve: American law enforcement’s greatest failure”