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Dick Cheney: The No-Apologies Rap

(0) Comments | Posted March 18, 2013 | 12:17 PM

He's baaack!

On Friday, the Showtime network premiered its much-anticipated documentary, The World According to Dick Cheney, a meticulous two-hour flashback to the eight-year reign of, arguably, the grumpiest Vice President in American history. The response to the landmark film has been nearly unanimous. While most critics agree that it...

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Caption Contest: Obama vs. Romney... vs. Seamus?! (Updated With Winner)

(55) Comments | Posted October 3, 2012 | 8:40 AM


Our winner is HuffPost community member BlueinUT with, "You guys may think you have some good ideas, but I'm the one that came up with the 'trickle down' theory!"



Tonight in Denver, President Obama and Mitt Romney...

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Donahue Lands Exclusive Interview With Sacked Santa!

(1) Comments | Posted December 14, 2010 | 8:00 AM

Since last month's shocking news that a giant private equity firm had seized control of Santa's Workshop in a historic leveraged buyout -- and now that the formerly jolly St. Nick, like so many Americans, has been left jobless -- media organizations worldwide have...

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Fox News' 2010 War on Christmas!

(7) Comments | Posted December 3, 2010 | 12:14 AM

The smell of roasting chestnuts from street-corner vendors. The sounds of joyful caroling. The sweet sight of children in mittens, building their first snowmen.

Ah, the Christmas season is here.

And, of course, that means: Get ready for another war on Christmas from our friends at Fox News.

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HuffPo Scoop: Santa Claus Sacked!

(0) Comments | Posted November 30, 2010 | 9:32 AM

NORTH POLE -- Yes, Virginia, the economy has gotten that bad.

Early this morning, Santa Claus, the jolly icon of the holidays and legendary symbol of Christmas for more than 970 years, was asked to step down from his position as chief manufacturer and distributor of holiday toys and merriment....

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Christmas Crisis: Santa Laid Off!

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2010 | 5:35 AM

"Hi, I'm Santa Claus. No, not some smelly saucehead ringing a bell for the Salvation Army: I'm the Real McKringle. You know, red suit, white beard, massive butt. Guess what? I got FIRED by the mega-corporation that bought my Workshop. So for the first time in 970...

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Pre-Christmas Shocker! Heads Roll at the Pole--Wall Street Takes Over Santa's Workshop!

(2) Comments | Posted November 9, 2010 | 9:50 AM

NORTH POLE -- In a move that shocked analysts, delighted tinsel manufacturers and brought trading at global exchanges to a brief if stunned silence, GigantiCorp, the world's largest private equity firm, announced today that it was acquiring Santa's Workshop, the family-owned North American toy plant that has been the leading...
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Making His List, Checking It Twice

(0) Comments | Posted December 23, 2009 | 2:52 AM


Just when Barack Obama thought his toughest decisions were behind him--his Afghanistan strategy, tackling unemployment, what to say to Tiger Woods if he calls--now he has to draw up a Christmas gift list. What will the current "decider" decide to give this holiday

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Hot Air in Copenhagen?

(0) Comments | Posted December 12, 2009 | 4:41 PM


As scientists, environmental experts and all manner of government officials descend on Denmark for the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference, the question remains: do the conscientious congregants have an actual plan of action--or are they just a windy gaggle of greenhouse gasbags?

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Just When You Thought It Was Safe

(0) Comments | Posted May 22, 2009 | 2:23 PM


He's baaaa-aaack!

Up from the primordial ooze from whence he sprang--and fresh from an extended vacay at Club Med Hades (wake- and water-boarding included!)--comes Dick Cheney, aka Dick the Impaler, our grumbling, bumbling, behated former President.

Did you honestly think His Dickness would...

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OMG! A New Attack Ad?!

(15) Comments | Posted November 9, 2008 | 3:09 AM


Tuesday's election brought down the final curtain not only on a grueling, two-year presidential campaign, but also on a noisy season of political advertising--one that included radio and television spots, internet banners, robocalls, a half-hour primetime infomercial, and an endless torrent of attack ads....

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I Want My Joe TV!

(0) Comments | Posted October 17, 2008 | 1:56 PM


Sometimes those notorious 15 minutes of fame turn into a lifetime--or, at the very least, an hour-long chunk of primetime television. Click the arrow below to hear a promo for America's most promising new candidate for TV stardom.

This sketch...

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Oh, Henry!

(0) Comments | Posted September 26, 2008 | 3:40 PM

As America faces her most calamitous economic crisis since the Great Depression, she seeks salvation not from some geeky bean-counter, but from a real macho money maven. Enter Henry Paulson: The 700-Billion-Dollar Man!

For our exclusive forecast of how Henry will save the day, click the image below...


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Dick Cheney Exposed! (Again)

(1) Comments | Posted September 16, 2008 | 1:50 PM


With the release of his new book, Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter Barton Gellman has lifted a dark veil from Bush presidency, confirming what we already knew, yet were probably too depressed to admit: that over the course of...

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Dick Cheney: Environmental Hazard

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2008 | 1:31 PM

By now, we've all read about the latest environmental wedgie that Vice President Dick Cheney has given to the world's climate. If you somehow missed the story, here's the bad news:

Cheney wanted cuts in climate change testimony
By H. JOSEF HEBERT, Associated Press Writer


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Religious License

(19) Comments | Posted June 22, 2008 | 12:06 PM


South Carolina passed a law this month allowing it to become the first state in the nation to offer its citizens specialty license plates that carry a Christian message. Adorned with a stained-glass window, a cross and the words "I Believe," the plates are...

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It's Safe to Laugh Again!

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2008 | 2:45 PM


Glowing words from this past weekend's Firedoglake Book Salon:

So here's a puzzler: How do you write a book about a vicious, evil man like Dick Cheney without turning it into an off-putting, angry rant? Well, I have read the answer, and...

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Go Tell Hillary!

(8) Comments | Posted May 27, 2008 | 2:55 PM


With the final Democratic primaries upon us -- Puerto Rico, Montana and South Dakota -- the question is no longer who will emerge the victor, but, rather, who will have the nerve to tell you-know-who that the game is over?

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Speak of the Devil

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2008 | 4:05 PM


Salman Rushdie knows Dick -- at least according to this item that ran in the Rush & Molloy column in today's New York Daily News:


Young Dick Cheney must be riveting. Salman Rushdie was reading...

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It's a Boy!

(4) Comments | Posted April 25, 2008 | 1:30 PM


What do Arianna Huffington, Keith Olbermann, Lewis Black, Phil Donahue and Mel Brooks have in common?

They all love Young Dick Cheney. Not the grumpy old Prince of Darkness, socked away in his secured, undisclosed location somewhere near Washington--but the adorable and...

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