Category Archives: The Unpopular Vote

No, Lincoln Could Not Have Just “Bought” the Slaves from the South. Here’s Why the Civil War Could NOT be Avoided…

Bad ideas are like herpes: they never really go away, and you’re kind-of stuck with them forever. One of the most persistent bad ideas in American history is the notion that Abraham Lincoln specifically or the Northern states generally could’ve simply “bought” the Southern slaves and then freed them. [I think this might be particularly… Read More »

Actually, Killing Putin will PREVENT Nuclear War

Cowardly pundits in the America media seem obsessed with the idea that angering Putin in any way would lead to nuclear war, and are determined to flex their inner-Neville Chamberlains in order to pretend this situation in Ukraine can end well if all we all just give Putin everything he wants or tip-toe around him… Read More »

Appeasement Doesn’t Work, but Decapitation Does

Appeasement doesn’t work, and Alabama Liberal has real doubts about counter-insurgency, but cutting off the head of the snake (a terrorist group, a criminal cartel, or rogue state) actually is incredibly effective.

Bubba Goes to Shanghai

Bubba goes to Shanghai to find out what happened to his town’s off-shored jobs, eventually doing battle with sassy toilets, witches, pirates, and the main castle of outsourcing.

Truths that Republicans Must Accept to Become Happy

—That they are not under attack. The country has just shifted from their values and quietly moved on without them. But being (willingly) left behind is not the same thing as being attacked. —That they (primarily white people) are not just as threatened as minorities. And also… —That they are under no real threat from minorities. —That Trump’s support… Read More »

No, Mitt Romney is Not a RINO–He’s Just Not Part of Trump’s Cult

Typical Trump dumb ass: “Mitt Romney is practically a RINO. He never votes with the Republican Party.” Check this out Compare: Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) Compare: Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) Now you can go to that website and see that Mitt Romney votes with fellow Republican senators in the… Read More »

Are Trumpers a Cult?

We’ve seen Trump’s base referred to as a cult so often that it’s almost taken for granted. The profound strangeness of their actions barely even registers anymore, and someone might look a total freak (like a woman with sleeve tattoos carrying a machine gun outside a polling place who would’ve been straight-up mocked in Alabama… Read More »

Before Republicans Can Change, They Have to Accept That They Lost

“How do you change the Republican Party so that they appeal to more Americans again?” First, they would have to WANT to change, and I don’t see that aspect at all. Typical Trump dumb ass: “Trump got more votes than anybody but Biden. He’s number 1! We just have to wait for Biden to fuck… Read More »