Category Archives : Lefty


It’s Really Simple: Racism is Bad.

Its Really Simple:  Racism is Bad.   I have been thinking about the Charleston shooting daily since it happened last Wednesday, June 17. That is not to say that I have had a lot of “thoughts” about the tragedy, but just that I have been thinking about it a lot. So, I suppose I would […]


Thanks for the Progress, Democrats. (Now, get the hell out.)

 Thanks for the Progress, Democrats.  (Now, get the hell out.)   There has been a lot of ribbing of yours truly for my dearth of posts to the website. I wish I was able to do more to defend myself from said ribbing, but the facts are the facts: I haven’t written nearly as much […]

Contagion: Republican Cynicism Running Rampant 3

 Contagion: Republican Cynicism Running Rampant (Ebola?)   The Ebola story has been as close to a daily fixture in our news coverage for the past several months as anything short of this country’s various military campaigns could be. A lot of ink has been spilt on this story—a lot of keystrokes logged. Has anyone thought […]


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Same-Sex Marriage: The Conservative Struggle Isn’t What You Think…

    A thought occurred to me as I listened, recently, to a gentleman speak about his opposition to marriage equality.  There was nothing unique or novel about his arguments; I had heard them all before.  He spoke of the devaluation of the institution of marriage, the harm to children raised in same sex homes, […]

Why No Right is Unalienable

We Hold This Truth to Be Self-Evident: Why No Right is Unalienable. If you are a regular listener to Doc ‘N Lefty every Tuesday from 6:30 to 7:30 on (Thank you!), or you check us out on YouTube (Thank you, again!), or you just know me personally (I apologize in advance), then you know […]

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From Crimea with Love: How the Right Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Putin

From Crimea with Love: How the Right Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Putin   On Friday, March 21, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin completed the job he started on February 28 when he signed orders to formally annex Crimea. Just today, news agencies are reporting that Russian troops have begun storming Ukrainian military […]