How to raise your voice for Joe Biden, even if you’re the quiet type

If Donald Trump wins a second term—and stranger things have happened (Donald Trump winning a first term, for example)—it will be my fault. And yours. And your neighbor’s. I don’t know about you, but I don’t want that hanging over my head, so we have to gird our loins, charge into the fray, and leave…

Sound The Horn. Saddle Up. Ride Into Battle.

I seldom do this. Politizoom, and our sister site Daily Sound And Fury give me a nice little megaphone, and as most of you have noticed, I seldom run out of things to say. But something has come up, and this time I need your help. A few days ago, I wrote an article in…

The Government CAN'T Help Us If Congress Won't LET It.

It’s an unfortunate fact of life, at one time or another most Americans need the assistance of the government. Even a walking diaper stain as allegedly rich and powerful as The Pampers President needs government support to get anything done, especially in his current job. The worst part of it is, that to obtain government…

One last reminder about those voter enthusiasm polls.

What? Am I worried? Nope, not at all. Actually, I’m fucking terrified. I can sum up my paranoia in three simple words. lifelong Cubs fan. November 2016 will never be number one for me, September 1969 scarred me for life, znd taught me that optimism is a pipe dream. But since I’m a glass-half-full kind of guy,…

The “wild card” in the 2018 election. Updated with pertinent info links

Every election is different. There are different candidates, different issues, and different personalities and scandals to consume and digest. But just as every election is different, so is every election the same in some ways. Until this one. Elections in this country are ruled by finite measurements. The two most common are registered voters, and…

The activism is working. A dispatch from the front.

As you read this today (I wrote this last night), we are 108 days away from the November 2018 midterm elections. Polls continue to show high levels of Democratic enthusiasm, and the future hold the prospect of a world class bummer for His Lowness and the GOP 109 days from today. But, not so snide,…