progressives

“It’s Very Scary to Me”: Election Expert David Shor on 2022 and the Future for Democrats

Democratic elections expert David Shor has a stark warning: if Democrats think they're sitting pretty, they're deluding themselves.

10 months ago

“Resistance” Group Endorses Biden: He’s Like “Abraham Lincoln Compared to Donald Trump”

A progressive group has endorsed Joe Biden for president despite not supporting him during the primaries. The group, part of…

2 years ago

GOP Is Starting To Panic About 2018 As Democrats Quietly Outperform In Special Elections

It's hard to gauge the outcome of midterm elections more than a year before they're held, but Donald Trump's presidency…

5 years ago

Stop Attacking President Obama For Not Being A Progressive “Purist”

It is troublesome, even for a progressive secular humanist, to see Democrats resort to a Republican ploy of measuring other…

6 years ago

Republicans Only Have Religious Freedom Because The Founders Created A Secular Nation

If these evangelicals in the Republican ranks had even the slightest clue how fortunate they are to live in a…

6 years ago

Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Raul Grijalva Becomes First Congressman To Endorse Sanders

Arizona Congressmen Raul Grijalva (AZ-3) plans to announce his endorsement of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for President on Friday.

7 years ago

We Have To Get It Right: Only Gun Owners With Lots of Guns Tend to be Angry, Unstable, Impulsive

Gun research is scarce so when it does come out progressive gun regulation advocates have to report on it accurately.

7 years ago

The Democratic Party Is Not Your Abusive Partner, Progressives, It’s Your Problem Child

Calls for the Progressives to "break up" with the Democratic Party as an abusive partner miss the mark. The problems…

8 years ago

The Professional Left Is Handing Republicans Precisely What They Want

The professional left is really not different than the right in that they forget their past missteps and repeat them…

9 years ago

As Usual EmoProgs Overreact because they Don’t Understand Negotiating and Governing

There has been no dearth of outrage from EmoProgs who are furious with the president for his third fiscal cliff…

9 years ago

Progressives and Corporatists Struggle for Control of the Democratic Party

The Democratic Party is a big tent. However, the party needs to refocus on its progressive values, not get led…

9 years ago

Liberals Need to Avoid Being Their Own Worst Enemy

Some liberals have the mind-boggling view there is no difference between Romney & Obama, and are even planning not to…

10 years ago

Right Wingers Are More of a Threat to Gun Owners Than Liberals

Republicans from past experience seem to be eager to take away your rights to firearms and shift the blame to…

10 years ago

Public Schools Face a New Nemesis in Parent Trigger Laws

Parent trigger laws are being pushed by ALEC and other right wing groups to allow parents to essentially 'fire' a…

10 years ago

A Rudderless Ship: The Left’s Betrayal of Obama and Women

Progressives and Liberals must be proud of themselves for their wavering support of President Obama and women’s rights. It is…

11 years ago

Why Progressives are Wrong About Julian Assange

Anyone accused of a crime is innocent until proven guilty but right now I would no more trust a jury…

11 years ago

President Obama’s Tax Compromise Passed by Congress

President Obama's tax compromise passed Thursday with a 277 to 14 (139 Democrats and 138 Republicans voting aye). The Senate…

11 years ago

Regulation to Left of Me; Regulation to Right of Me

You hear a lot of talk about the evils of big government and federal regulations but damned if both groups…

12 years ago

A Lesson for Americans: Reaping the Consequences of Hate

Words and actions have consequences, sometimes to the person who speaks, sometimes to the people spoken of. In an environment…

12 years ago

The GOP Wants a Return to the Gilded Age. Do You?

Unregulated capitalism gave us the evils of the Gilded Age. Unregulated capitalism gave us the crash of 2008 that has…

12 years ago