How is it possible that I agree with Goldwater while today’s conservatives don’t?

I realize that this will make some people uncomfortable and perhaps even angry. It needs to be talked about. Every thinking person regardless of political persuasion, party affiliation, or religious leaning knows (or should know) the following to be true. Religion has no place in our politics. The Founders enshrined that ideal into the Constitution. … More How is it possible that I agree with Goldwater while today’s conservatives don’t?

Stop accepting the things you think you cannot change.

The meme expresses my feelings exactly. I’m starting with no longer accepting liberal cowardice. For far too long too many liberals and self-proclaimed “progressives” and “trans-partisans” – yes, I’m looking at you, Join the Coffee Party Movement – are doing little more than wasting precious time and energy by pretending that every voice matters and … More Stop accepting the things you think you cannot change.

#Independents, #Democrats, and Rational #Republicans: You control November and the Senate

Left-leaning Independents and Democrats, if you stay home this November, a Republican Senate will basically be on you. Republicans can be ousted, but only if you show up and vote against them. You can be damn sure that our fellow Americans who think they’re Republicans will be showing up. Yes, vote against Republicans. All Republicans. … More #Independents, #Democrats, and Rational #Republicans: You control November and the Senate

Politicians are cowards. More than that, they are cowardly followers. So are we.

I recently received this in an email from a friend. Brilliant! Anger is the only way. You have won me over.  This is America.  American’s <sic> respond emotionally.  We have to rile them up against the right.  But if Democrats aren’t up for it, then who? Who’s up for it? I think it’s up to … More Politicians are cowards. More than that, they are cowardly followers. So are we.

The Four Biggest Right-Wing Lies About Inequality

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Published on Monday, May 5, 2014 by RobertReich.org   by Robert Reich   Even though French economist Thomas Piketty has made an air-tight case that we’re heading toward levels of inequality not seen since the days of the nineteenth-century robber barons, right-wing conservatives haven’t stopped lying about what’s happening and what to … More The Four Biggest Right-Wing Lies About Inequality