Duh! The Republicans Were NEVER a Third Party

John C. Fremont, 1856 Republican nominee for president, who lost to James  Buchanan, the worst president in US history, Most people pushing for a third party challenge to the corrupt Democrats and Republicans have not a clue to history. Being history-challenged, they assert that Lincoln’s Republicans were a third party in 1860. In fact, in…

Progressives: Are You a Guerilla or a Gadfly?

As progressives we have a fundamental question to pose to each other and to ourselves. The answer to the question will determine the future of the progressive movement and the roles we will play in that future. We can become commandos or cry-babies. Warriors or wimps. Fighters or frightened. Guerillas or gadflies. A third party…