January 31, 2019

Howard Schultz apparently wants to give Donald Trump back the White House in 2020 by running as an Independent. Hey billionaires... Newsflash: no one wants you to f*ck it up for the rest of us.

December 21, 2018

One of America’s core blessings and foundational values is freedom of religion, and that means we have a delightful diversity of religious traditions in our country. My family’s faith tradition is Methodist, one of the very large number of branches of the Christian chu...

November 21, 2018

Bet you were wondering why #FiveWhiteGuys were going after Nancy Pelosi... Well, as usual, Mike has the answers. And, as usual, all you need to do is follow the money!

November 15, 2018

Based on a lot of great research by political messaging gurus I respect, I am convinced that the best play for Democrats consists of talking populist economics, taking on corporate special interests, and combining it with a head-on approach to race and class that raise...

November 12, 2018

The votes aren’t even done being counted yet, but the classic post-election spin cycle from the Wall Street wing of the Democratic Party is already in full gear. Stacey Abrams and Andrew Gillum are still fighting for their lives in razor-thin margin elections, but you...

November 8, 2018

There’s a lot of doom and gloom on the Democratic side about the Senate. Losing multiple Senate seats is rough, and not winning the Texas race where it seemed like there was so much turnout momentum by people of color and young folks is especially tough to take. It mak...

November 7, 2018

Every election cycle is its own novel, and every one of these novels has a prequel and a sequel. 2018 was a doozy, but 2020 is going to be a real page turner. What the Democrats must do to prevail, to decisively defeat Donald Trump and his radical Republican Party, is...

October 30, 2018

Ever since Donald Trump infamously descended that escalator and talked about Mexicans as rapists -- and became the Republican frontrunner as a result -- our country has moved more and more in the direction of bigotry, cruelty, and chaos. Now, as we say in the Midwest,...

October 24, 2018


In a special "Mike Lux, the Politics Guy" collaboration with American Family Voices, Mike outlines how the Democrats can win on immigration... Bipartisan reforms that will solve the immigration mess have been on the table for years, to no avail. What gives? The GOP is...

July 26, 2018

Mike confesses that he laughed out loud when he heard the term "opportunity Democrats," the new moniker in the rebranding effort of "moderate" Democratic think tank Third Way. So, Mike took the opportunity to explain why bold progressivism is a better path for the Demo...

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