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Memorial Day Reflections on the Unheralded Souls Who Died for our Freedom

May 26, 2018

Our weekly Blue Sunday column examines the forgotten soldiers in America's ongoing fight for freedom, justice, and equality.

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Look Around: Nobody Plays the Race and Gender Cards Like a Conservative Does

May 20, 2018

This week's Blue Sunday column takes a look at how right-wing media demonizes progressive women and people of color with more ferocity than white male liberals. Plus much more.

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Two States, Two Parties, Two Economies, One Winner

May 13, 2018

Blue Sunday: If You Want To End The Debate Once And For All About Trickle-Down Economics, Study Kansas and California. Governor Jerry Brown (D-California) and Former Governor Sam Brownback (R-Kansas) are more similar than most people would assume. The two…

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He Was Betrayed by ICE, And Now He’s Marked for Death — But Wants His Story Told

April 11, 2018

The Challenges of reporting on a Teenager Marked for Death by Hannah Dreier ProPublica How do you write about a teenager who wants his story told, when there is no safe way to tell it? That was the dilemma we…

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Trump’s America is Not the Country My Grandfather Immigrated To

March 18, 2018

I am the son of an immigrant I did not have what many people would consider to be “the American Immigrant Experience”. My father was born and raised in the Bronx. My mother, on the other hand, came to America…

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Chilling Exclusive Interview: Her ‘Favorite Teacher’ Was The Latest School Shooter

March 1, 2018

Survivor to NRA: ‘I DARE YOU’ To Say Arming Teachers Is Safe My first instinct when I heard that an armed teacher discharged his handgun and fired a bullet through a window at Dalton High School Wednesday afternoon was probably…

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5 Reasons Why Trump’s Military Parade Fantasy is a Horrible Idea for the Country

February 7, 2018

Donald Trump Has Had Some REALLY Bad Ideas, But a Military Parade Is Among His Worst So Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to stage a large-scale “military parade” down Pennsylvania Avenue at some point in 2018. According to reports,…

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Mexico Wipes Out Trump by Rolling Out ‘Trump’ Toilet Paper

June 3, 2017

‘Softness Without Borders’ Mexico will soon have a product guaranteed to put a smile on the faces of Mexicans everywhere, especially in their home country. Thanks to the ingenuity of Mexican lawyer Antonio Battaglia ‘Trump’ toilet paper may soon be polishing…

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HANRATTY: This Memorial Day, Let’s Remember Our Forgotten War Dead

May 26, 2017

It’s Time to Recognize Every Life Lost Defending and Progressing America I’m hardly one who would lament the widely held notion that Memorial Day is the “Unofficial” Kick-off of summer. Not in the least. In a nation where we’re over-worked…

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BREAKING: Trump Himself Subject in Active Espionage Investigation, DOJ Documents Suggest

May 10, 2017

The Most Contentious Line in Trump’s FBI Letter Is Dead Wrong Documents from the Department of Justice, obtained by journalists, reveal the sitting president is, indeed, under FBI scrutiny. y reaction to news of James Comey’s termination was all of America’s reaction,…

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