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GOP’s Twitter Account Tries Attacking Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-All Plan, Fails Miserably

It’s no secret that most Republicans oppose any mention of a single-payer/Medicare-for-All health care plan. Despite the fact that nearly every other major country on Earth has some form of universal health care system in place for its citizens, the vast majority of the GOP is staunchly against ending the for-profit model we have here […]

5 Cowardly Ways Republicans Con People Into Voting Against Their Own Interests

When it comes to Republican voters, one thing that baffles many people on the left is why millions of Americans vote for a party that clearly doesn’t represent and/or fight for their own best interests. Election after election, poor and middle class Republican voters from all over the country proudly cast their votes for GOP […]

“So I Ran for Congress”: Sneak Preview Redux

In 2016, Arik Bjorn ran for Congress against Joe “You Lie!” Wilson as the Democratic Party / Green Party fusion candidate in South Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District. Arik has been a regular contributor to Forward Progressives since 2013. Below is an interview excerpt from Arik’s new book, So I Ran for Congress, which is available in paperback or on Kindle via […]

Dear Trump Supporters: Fox News & the Conservative Media are Lying to You (Video)

It’s not a coincidence that political discourse in this country has rapidly deteriorated over the last 20 or so years, which is the same amount of time America’s most-watched conservative entertainment network, Fox News, has existed. The network that once used the slogan “Fair and Balanced” has been anything but, often serving as nothing more […]

“So I Ran for Congress”: A Sneak Preview

In 2016, Arik Bjorn ran for Congress against Joe “You Lie!” Wilson as the Democratic Party / Green Party fusion candidate in South Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District. Arik has been a regular contributor to Forward Progressives since 2013. Below is an interview excerpt from Arik’s pending book, So I Ran for Congress, which will be published […]

Donald Trump’s Not the Main Problem, the Spineless and Hypocritical Republican Party Is

When it comes to Donald Trump, there’s plenty all of us can say about what a horrific, vile, and disgusting human being he truly is. That being said, we have to at least give him this much credit: He is exactly who he is. Does he lie a lot? Nearly all of the time. Does […]

10 Facts that Prove It’s not a Matter of Opinion, Republicans are Simply Wrong

Once upon a time, my debates with my conservative counterparts were mostly about ideological differences. Sure, there were some factual clashes during the debates from time to time, but there weren’t many instances where indisputable facts were dismissed as “opinion” simply because they chose not to believe in them. Even when you quote someone like […]

A Tale of Hypocrisy: Once Upon a Time There Was a Republican Party…

Gather round everyone, I wanted to take a few minutes to tell the tale of GOP hypocrites and the Republican Party that once was. You see, the Republicans of today, while still comprising many of the same individuals from before, have clearly changed a great deal from days gone by. Once upon a time there […]

There’s No Denying How Trump Supporters Will Be Remembered in our History Books

Before the election, I wrote an article that touched on some of the same points I’m going to talk about here. However, I felt as if it needed a bit of a “refresh,” of sorts, based on the absolute chaos we’ve seen since Donald Trump was sworn into office on January 20, 2017. The words I […]

It’s Time to Tell the Truth About Fake News and the Main Reason It Exists

Odds are if you’re reading this, you’re well aware that the topic of fake news has been heavily discussed since it helped Donald Trump “win” last November. And by fake news I mean actual fake news — not partisan analysis and opinions some people don’t like. You see, while there’s definitely a very real problem […]