What The Hell Is A Democratic Socialist?

It  has suddenly become fashionable among the left wing of the Democratic Party to attach “Socialist” to their political moniker, perhaps in the vain hope it will make their brand of benign political extremism more palatable than Donald Trump’s populist tripe. Very nuovo chic indeed! Self-described benevolent Democratic Socialists like New York’s newly elected Rep.  […]


I don’t own a soapbox. If I did, I’m not sure I could use it to compelling effect. But if I were silver-tongued, here’s my Gettysburg Address. I have a dream — the dream of Gandhi, the dream of Martin Luther King, the dream of change, of justice, of the power of passive resistance. But […]

Missouri Democratic Senator in Horse Race With Trump’s New Golden Boy

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, a two-term Missouri Democrat who is very good at walking the thin line of acceptable “Show Me State” politics is asking senatorial opponent, Attorney General Josh Hawley, to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate a snarky group of right-wing alternate truth seekers called Project Veritas Action. McCaskill last week filed a […]