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Blue Sunday: It’s Midnight in America

July 1, 2018

Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell are about to reshape the next 50 years of America by way of the Supreme Court. The USA you grew up with is on borrowed time.

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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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‘Sh*thole Countries’? Lady Liberty Would Slap Trump Silly for What He Just Said, If She Could

January 11, 2018

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” Emma Lazarus, The New Colossus,…

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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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