No, Bernie Sanders Supporters Aren’t Looking for “Free Handouts”

No, I am not supporting Bernie Sanders because I want free stuff. Seriously, if I hear this ill-informed opinion one more time, I’m going to lose my mind. It’s a tired old conservative talking point that needs to be put to rest – once and for all. Jeb Bush made a statement that Democrats lure voters […]

The Rise Of Bernie Sanders Shows Shifting Views on Socialism in America

If you ask an older person if they are familiar with Bernie Sanders, chances are they may not know who he is. However, if you ask a younger voter, chances are they will not only know who he is, but they are supporting him. By the way, Bernie Sanders is a self-described Democratic Socialist, and […]

The 5 Craziest Conservative Claims About President Obama

It is no secret that the right-wing has disrespected President Obama in a multitude of ways. He’s been referred to as a dictator, a fascist, a totalitarian, and many other things that are far too offensive to mention. We are six and a half years into his presidency, and literally none of their outlandish fear-mongering […]

The Truth Is, Republicans Are Slowly Killing Their Own Party

As liberals or progressives, we have always dreamed of a day when the Republican Party would dismantle, leading the way for our collective voices to be heard. A day when we would have a chance to implement the policies that we know will grow the middle class, and help everyone achieve success. That day has […]

The Real Reason Republicans Hate Welfare And Food Stamps

These days, it seems that the majority of conservatives tend to view the world through a very simplistic scope that allows little room for discussion, interpretation, or compromise. We have reached a point where any questioning of unregulated capitalism automatically gets you labeled as a socialist, communist, Marxist, or Fascist because those are all interchangeable […]

An Open Letter To Matt Walsh On Behalf Of Underpaid Workers Across America

Dear Mr. Matt Walsh, I have read your article from April 15th entitled “Fast Food Workers: You Don’t Deserve $15 an Hour to Flip Burgers, and That’s OK,” and while conservatives across America cheer you on for putting those greedy fast food workers in their place, allow me to put you in yours. In your […]

Where’s The Fox News Outrage Over The University of Kentucky Riots?

Saturday night was disappointing for fans and students of the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team. The Kentucky Wildcats, who were heavy favorites to win the NCAA tournament, were defeated 71-64 by the Wisconsin Badgers. Wildcat fans reacted in a way that unfortunately, is all too common in the sporting world. They decided to become […]

Martin O’Malley, Not Hillary Clinton, May Be The Best Choice In 2016

Last week I was talking with a friend about the dysfunctional nature of national politics.  My friend, a conservative, admitted that President Obama has done a good job with the economy. After picking my jaw up off of the ground, we discussed how we are less than thrilled with the idea of another Clinton in […]