The DEEP SIDE


Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t Being a Gun Owner who is a Liberal Progressive politically, brings with it challenges that neither Republicans or Democrats seem able to fully grasp. This is not due to being some sort of social mutant, but is due to the current rhetoric that has developed over the past 20+ years. The NRA and Republicans have crafted a world view in which they present all Liberals and Democrats as wanting to...

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Insurance Companies Greatly Inflate the Cost of our Healthcare Insurance Companies inflate the cost of our health care dramatically, spending tens of millions of dollars on Non-healthcare-related items needlessly. That is an enormous amount of money we could be saving and investing in better care and preventative services, rather than paying overly-generous salaries to people who cannot work efficiently. Proof of inefficient...

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Donald Trump and Controversies Since Donald Trump first launched his Presidential Campaign in 2015, he has been surrounded by one controversy after another. So much so, that it has been difficult to write about all of Trump’s issues for fear that more information or something even bigger might break overnight. This can be devastating for a featured writer or blogger, as this “wait & see game” eats up the one...

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Liberal Progressives in America I know that there are many fish to fry in regard to what needs to happen in America today. As Liberal Progressives, I believe our top priorities should be focused upon: Cost-effective Healthcare for all, also known as Single-Payer Healthcare. Effective regulations that protect Main Street from Wall Street AND hold Wall Street accountable when necessary. Implementing the Renewable Revolution as we move...

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The Liberal Gun Club (LGC) Ok, so it’s probably not exactly what you’re thinking. But maybe pretty close. www.TheLiberalGunClub.org The Liberal Gun Club is actually non-political or apolitical (at the moment), as they focus on training and education. The Liberal Gun Club’s Mission is simple: The mission of The Liberal Gun Club is to provide a voice for gun-owning liberals and moderates in the national conversation on...

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The Trump Whitehouse Since Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States, so much has transpired. Yet, for over a year we watched as The Donald garnered the Republican Nomination from among a large group of potential candidates. Even though the shenanigans of Trump’s Presidential Campaign seemed insurmountable on numerous occasions, as though there were no way that Trump could ever possibly become the Republican...

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The Paris Climate Agreement The United Nation’s Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) developed the Paris Agreement over several years, negotiating this treaty with 195 nations around the world. According to the UNFCCC’s website section devoted to the Paris Agreement: “The Paris Agreement’s central aim is to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change by keeping a global temperature rise...

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Obamacare has Many Problems It is no secret that the current Affordable Care Act (ACA, also known as Obamacare) has some major problems. It is believed that the high-end of the subsidies will be reached within the next few years. This means that by 2020 or sooner, the increases in healthcare costs will not be leveled by the Federal subsidies to the recipients. This means that people will be paying higher premiums out of pocket and...

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President Trump Fires FBI Director Amid Investigation into Trump Campaign So, as we all know, this past Tuesday afternoon, President Trump did what he does best. “You’re fired!” And FBI Director James Comey was removed from his position with the FBI immediately. What we all cannot believe is that President Trump did this in the middle of an FBI investigation into his own Campaign. Now Trump claims innocence, but the...

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A Gun-Toting Liberal? How is that?

A Gun-Toting Liberal? How is that?


Posted By on Apr 14, 2017

How can You be a Liberal and still Own Guns? For many years I have had numerous people ask me this question, “How can you be a Liberal and yet be Pro-Gun?” As though the two are mutually exclusive, which is absolutely not the case. First off, I am not necessarily “pro” gun in the sense that I do not believe everyone should be a proud gun owner, though most everyone certainly could be such as a citizen....

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Why I am a Liberal Progressive

Why I am a Liberal Progressive


Posted By on Mar 30, 2017

Why I Choose to be a Liberal Progressive America was built by the Working Class, who required the collective protection of Labor Unions after the Industrial Revolution. Ultimately, this Working Class became the Middle-Class of the 1950’s, who then required the protection of the US Government. Protection from greedy, take-all Corporatists who would rob these workers of their full due. However, beginning in earnest during the...

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Looking back at the Presidential Election of 2016, and in light of all the shenanigans of the Trump Administration presently, one thought comes clearly into focus. The Democrats didn’t lose the Election. Hillary did. Democratic Party ideals are still where they need to be, but the Party struggles due to poor leadership and horrid messaging during the last Election. As pointed out by Joan Williams on November 10th, 2016 in the...

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