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Blue The Nation | September 3, 2014

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Martin Luther King Never Said “Fuck You”

April 9, 2014 | | One Comment

Now that we’re all done screaming about #CancelColbert and have moved on to forgetting about it, forgetting about the Washington Redskins name controversy, and/or thinking soberly about race and ethnicity in America, I find one thing about the brouhaha coming … Read More

Woody Allen Killed Philip Seymour Hoffman

February 4, 2014 | | 6 Comments

It occurs to me that one of the greatest and often most underappreciated talents has passed away because he tried so hard to keep his demons away from the world and the people around him that it killed him. And … Read More

White Cop Convicted for Killing Black Kid in Oklahoma; Snowball Conquers Hell

November 26, 2013 |

In one of the truly shocking stories of 2013, white police captain Randy Trent Harrison was convicted of first-degree manslaughter Tuesday for the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Del City, Oklahoma. His sentence will be forthcoming. In … Read More

Will There Ever Actually Be an Individual Mandate?

November 25, 2013 |

Depending on who you talk to, it’s either the most essential component of the Affordable Care Act or the harbinger of the doom of all humankind: the individual mandate. To hear conservatives and libertarians tell it, requiring people to … Read More