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Entries by Arianna Huffington from 06/2005

Cheney: And the Cover-Up Continues...

| Posted 06.01.2005 | Politics
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Good news! According to Dick Cheney, we've finally turned the corner in Iraq. Really? In fact, we've turned so many corners, that we're now going in...

Tom and Oprah: Feel the Fire!

| Posted 06.01.2005 | Politics
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I just arrived in Washington for the Take Back America conference, and even in the nation's capital, the Deep Throat revelation has not completely di...

The GOP is Sinking... So Why Can't Dems Gain Ground?

| Posted 06.02.2005 | Politics
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Here I am at the 2005 Take Back America conference in Washington. I haven’t seen this many committed progressives in one place since Pete Seeger an...

Why Isn't Iraq Topic One Among Democrats?

| Posted 06.02.2005 | Huffington Post

Howard Dean was leaving the stage after speaking to 2,000 progressives at the Take Back America conference this morning and I was going on next. As w...

Not that I’m complaining…

| Posted 06.02.2005 | Politics
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…but I woke up Thursday morning at 5 am (D.C. time) in the Washington Hilton… and ended up at 9 pm (L.A. time) at the Beverly Hilton. My day bega...

The Russert Watch: What Important Questions Won't He Ask This Week?

| Posted 06.03.2005 | Media

Okay, it's Friday, time to gear up for another round of missed opportunities and vital questions that won't be asked on this week's edition of Meet th...

Follow the Memo: Can Redford and Hoffman Play the Entire Blogosphere in the Downing Street Memo Movie?

| Posted 06.03.2005 | Politics
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In his otherwise terrific insider’s take on the Deep Throat story, former Washington Post editor and columnist Bob Levey says that the "next Waterga...

Election Reform Ballot Initiatives

| Posted 06.04.2005 | Politics
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Pounder, a diarist at Kos, links to an election reform ballot initiative in Ohio called Reform Ohio Now. Bob Brigham at Swing State Project also has i...

THE RUSSERT WATCH: OUR READERS ASK THE QUESTIONS TIM RUSSERT DIDN'T

| Posted 06.05.2005 | Media

On Friday we asked you to send us the questions you’d like to hear Tim Russert ask RNC chairman Ken Mehlman, his guest on this week’s Meet the Pre...

The Russert Watch: Ken Mehlman Gets the E-ZPass Treatment

| Posted 06.06.2005 | Media

As expected, the latest edition of Meet the Press, featuring RNC chair Ken Mehlman, was another classic example of why host Tim Russert is fast becomi...

Hillary Attacks the GOP and the Media... But Fails to Look in the Mirror

| Posted 06.06.2005 | Entertainment
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After months of desperately trying to get in touch with her inner red-stater, Hillary Clinton appeared at the first major fundraiser of her re-electio...

The Blair Bitch Project

| Posted 06.07.2005 | Entertainment
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The lion needed courage, the scarecrow a brain, and the tinman a heart. Tony Blair -- he needs some balls. How many times do we have to watch him suck...

This Just In: More Than Half of Us Are Nuts!

| Posted 06.07.2005 | Politics
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According to a new study by the National Institute of Mental Health, over half of Americans will, at some point in their lives, develop a mental illne...

Not Your Father's Anti-War Movement

| Posted 06.08.2005 | Business
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This is definitely not your father's anti-war movement. Unlike Vietnam, opposition to the war in Iraq is not being driven by the "make love, not war" crowd. Indeed, a growing number of conservative voices are being raised -- and asking whether the ongoing disaster in Iraq is draining precious resources from the war on terror (remember that?) and efforts to secure the homeland. So this is not war vs peace; it's war vs security.

Jane Wells, Challenge Accepted!

| Posted 06.09.2005 | Politics
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Jane, you make a powerful point... so, starting tomorrow, the Huffington Post will keep track of the Darfurian dead -- and the number of days it has b...

Global Warming Outrages: Don’t Let the Story Die on the Front Page of the New York Times

| Posted 06.09.2005 | Huffington Post

You see a scandal on the front page of the New York Times and you assume that steps will be taken. Wrongs will be righted. Villains will be brought t...

Global Warming Story Heats Up the Blogoshere

| Posted 06.09.2005 | Politics
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Not surprisingly, the blogosphere is all over the "White House Rewrites Science" story... and a consensus take is forming: these guys have done it bef...

Crossing Swords with O’Reilly over Gitmo

| Posted 06.10.2005 | Politics
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I paid a visit to The O’Reilly Factor last night in New York to cross swords with the host over the growing movement to shut down the prison at Guan...

The Russert Watch: Questions He Should Ask This Week

| Posted 06.10.2005 | Media

TGIF. Time for our weekly preview of the guest list for this Sunday's Meet the Press, where we offer up a few of the hard-hitting questions we'd like...

BozBlog: Arthur Schlesinger on Bush and Iraq

| Posted 06.11.2005 | Entertainment
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I’m starting a new feature -- “Boswell Blogging." Time and time again when I’m out and about, someone says something interesting that I want to...

The Russert Watch: Readers Ask Tough Questions; Will Russert?

| Posted 06.11.2005 | Media

Yesterday we asked you to send us the questions you’d like to hear Tim Russert ask Sen. Joe Biden, Congressman Curt Weldon, and the roundtable of Wa...

"Meet Read The Press" Watch

| Posted 06.12.2005 | Media

If there’s a Russert formula beyond just being the Hack in Chief of the Beltwaystocracy, it’s this: Tim plays a news quote of some kind, then rele...

Moving the Moral Values Debate Out of the Bedroom and Into the Boardroom

| Posted 06.13.2005 | Huffington Post

At a speech in Iowa this weekend, Howard Dean made the point that Democrats "are not going to be afraid to talk about moral values. In fact, if you m...

The Jackson Verdict Coverage: 500 Channels and Nothing On

| Posted 06.14.2005 | Huffington Post

When I took my 16-year-old daughter to the premiere of Bewitched in New York Monday night (it’s a smart, funny, adorable and, yes, magical film), al...

Russ Feingold Standing Tall on Iraq... and Standing Alone

| Posted 06.14.2005 | Politics
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With memos pouring out of the U.K. showing there was no planning for what to do after Baghdad fell and that "intelligence and facts were being fixed";...